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New Cheshire East leader appoints a “cycling and walking champion”

New Cheshire East leader appoints a “cycling and walking champion”

Cheshire East Council’s new leader has appointed a “cycling and walking champion” in a bid to get more people more active.

Cllr Sam Corcoran has appointed Independent Councillor Suzie Akers Smith to the post.

June 19, 2019
1,700 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive cycle event

1,700 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive cycle event

By Jonathan White
More than 1,700 riders enjoyed the spring sunshine around South Cheshire when they took part in the ‘Cheshire Cat Sportive’ cycling event.

The race, sponsored by Primal Europe, started and finished at Queens Park in Crewe yesterday (March 24)

March 25, 2019
Nantwich Christie Hospital volunteer raises £500 in 300-mile cycling challenge

Nantwich Christie Hospital volunteer raises £500 in 300-mile cycling challenge

A Nantwich man has completed the 300-mile Cancer Research Challenge to celebrate his 50th birthday!

Neil Tinsley, a volunteer for Nantwich Christie Hospital Support Group, saddled up and rode 300 miles throughout September.

October 13, 2018
More than 1,500 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive

More than 1,500 cyclists take part in Cheshire Cat Sportive

By Jonathan White
More than 1,500 riders took part in the Velo 29-Primal Cheshire Cat Sportive cycling event in South Cheshire.

The ride, which started and finished at Queens Park in Crewe, offered participants three different routes.

March 29, 2018
First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

First “Crewetical Mass” cycling event proves a hit

By Jonathan White
The first-ever ‘Crewetical Mass’ proved a hit with more than 20 cyclists.

They pedalled in from Wistaston, Nantwich and Sandbach to take part at Crewe Railway Station.

May 5, 2017
Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

South Cheshire firm Mornflake has thrown its weight behind one of the country’s biggest programmes of triathlon events.

The breakfast foods giant is backing UK Triathlon in its bid to get people of all abilities running, cycling and swimming to medal glory.

April 3, 2017
Cyclists and runners raise awareness of Nantwich Food Bank

Cyclists and runners raise awareness of Nantwich Food Bank

South Cheshire Harriers runners have been cycling and pounding the streets in December – this time in aid of Nantwich Food Bank.

Local runners and cyclists have been braving the elements every day during Christmas Advent to raise awareness of the cause.

December 20, 2016
Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Communities in Nantwich and Crewe are being invited to apply for grants aimed at promoting walking and cycling.

Town and parish councils, charities and voluntary organisations can apply to Cheshire East Council for up to £9,999 in funding.

October 15, 2016
Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands of people young and old lined the streets of Nantwich to watch some of the world’s best cyclists in the Tour of Britain.

The third stage of the race passed down Crewe Road, Millstone Lane, Barony Road and out towards Reaseheath at lunchtime today (September 6).

September 6, 2016
Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Hundreds of volunteers across Cheshire are lining up to help the Tour of Britain’s visit to the region run smoothly.

High-profile cyclists like Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will be racing through Nantwich and other Cheshire East towns and villages on September 6.

September 2, 2016
Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Cycling fans in Nantwich and Crewe will get to see the Tour of Britain pass through their town for the first time.

Cheshire East has secured a stage in the 2016 premier cycling event in September.

February 27, 2016
Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to follow the funeral cortege of Shavington man Michael Beeston when they honour him later this week.

Michael, who worked in Nantwich, was killed after a collision with a car as he cycled home late at night.

October 27, 2015
Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends of a Nantwich worker killed when he collided with a car while cycling home, have paid tribute to him.

Michael Beeston, 44, from Shavington, died when he collided with a blue Vauxhall Astra along Nantwich Road in Crewe.

October 21, 2015