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Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Nantwich Foodbank handed out 1,474 emergency food parcels to local people in last year, its latest figures show.

The shocking figures reveal three-day emergency food parcels given out between April 2018 and March 2019, with 651 going to children, was an 11% rise no the previous year.

April 27, 2019
Cheshire East Council failing to inspect food outlets in time, figures show

Cheshire East Council failing to inspect food outlets in time, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than one in 10 Cheshire East pubs, restaurants, takeaways or grocery stores requiring inspection at least every two years is not being checked on time.

Cheshire East Council says staff vacancies are to blame for missing the target on food hygiene ratings in the first half of 2018-19.

January 21, 2019
Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

A Nantwich pub has received a damning environmental health report into its food hygiene practices.

Cronkinson’s Farm pub in Stapeley received just a ‘1’ rating out of 5 in the latest inspection in October – the second lowest score.

November 18, 2018
Thousands enjoy the sun at Nantwich Food Festival

Thousands enjoy the sun at Nantwich Food Festival

Thousands of people have packed in to Nantwich town centre over the last 24 hours to enjoy the annual Nantwich Food Festival.

The sun has certainly shone on the event’s organisers as the warm weather has produced bumper crowds for the popular three-day festival.

September 1, 2018
Reaseheath College food team names new centre after colleague

Reaseheath College food team names new centre after colleague

Reaseheath College’s Food Industry department has honoured a former colleague by dedicating a technical centre to him.

Derek Allen, who died last year, was the Nantwich college’s commercial senior technologist and had worked at Reaseheath since 2008.

December 8, 2017
Greek woman’s new food venture proves tasty success in Nantwich

Greek woman’s new food venture proves tasty success in Nantwich

A Nantwich woman who ditched her HR job to launch her dream Greek food business has won a national award – less than 12 months later!

Greece-born Sofia Modiati launched Greka Foods with her husband Ian in September last year, with the aim of bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to South Cheshire.

August 10, 2017
RSPCA appeal as hundreds of baby birds flock to Nantwich wildlife centre

RSPCA appeal as hundreds of baby birds flock to Nantwich wildlife centre

Staff at Nantwich’s RSPCA wildlife centre are appealing for donations of food after being inundated with baby birds.

Stapeley Grange, on London Road, currently has hundreds of baby birds and many require a diet of ‘meaty loaf’ dog food to help them grow.

July 6, 2017
£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is thanking supermarket customers for donating £5,000 worth of pet food in just 12 months.

Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, has a drop-off point in the store for people to donate cat and dog food to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

January 26, 2017
New Nantwich firm hopes Burger Fusion will bring in the bread

New Nantwich firm hopes Burger Fusion will bring in the bread

A Nantwich burger fan has launched his own business – to bring a new breed of burgers to local menus.

Chris Brown believes his Burger Fusion business could take a big bite out of the food industry.

January 18, 2017
Cheerbrook farm shop in Nantwich scoops golds in food competition

Cheerbrook farm shop in Nantwich scoops golds in food competition

Cheerbrook Farm Shop has been crowned multiple winners in the North Wales & Cheshire Awards for Excellence in Meat Products 2016.

The Nantwich-based outlet, on Newcastle Road, won five Golds and was crowned Champion in the Speciality Sausage Competition.

March 3, 2016
Reaseheath baking challenge attracts 80 entrants across North West

Reaseheath baking challenge attracts 80 entrants across North West

Budding food technologists from schools across the region battled it out in a baking challenge at a Nantwich college.

Ten finalists including Alex Camp, 13, from Congleton, made it through to the Schools Great British Pie Bake Off, held in Reaseheath College’s specialist food centre.

April 9, 2015
New STREET food outlet to open on Welsh Row in Nantwich

New STREET food outlet to open on Welsh Row in Nantwich

The company behind two bar and restaurant venues in Nantwich is launching a new outdoor dining project – and creating new jobs.

The Dabber Group is converting the former Red Melon Indian restaurant on Welsh Row into an outlet called STREET.

February 18, 2015
Reaseheath College students enjoy industry experts event

Reaseheath College students enjoy industry experts event

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich gained advice on planning their futures at an inspirational session with industry experts.

Eighty students attended the event, sponsored by the Food, Drink and Agricultural Group of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

December 16, 2014