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Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

The bridegroom who set fire to historic Peckforton Castle near Nantwich after an argument with staff over the bar bill, was jailed for six years today. Max Kay (pictured), 37, from Hunts Cross, Liverpool, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing.

March 21, 2012
Sentencing of Peckforton Castle arsonist groom delayed

Sentencing of Peckforton Castle arsonist groom delayed

The sentencing of a groom guilty of sparking a massive fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has been delayed. Max Kay has pleaded guilty to arson after he set fire to the attraction in June 2011 during his own wedding.

March 14, 2012
Peckforton Castle party celebrates venue’s relaunch

Peckforton Castle party celebrates venue’s relaunch

Peckforton Castle near Nantwich hosted a re-launch party to unveil its new look following a devastating blaze at the venue last summer. Star singer Emeli Sandé performed live at the glitzy event which attracted a crowd of more than 300 guests.

February 22, 2012
Peckforton Castle helps terminally ill girl stage Princess Party

Peckforton Castle helps terminally ill girl stage Princess Party

A terminally-ill four year old will celebrate her birthday with a dream Princess Party at Peckforton Castle, near Nantwich. Tess Sullivan, whose party has been organised by her family at the castle on January 29, suffers from the rare Alexander Disease.

January 20, 2012
Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

A groom was warned he faces jail for starting a fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich where his wedding reception was being held. Max Kay caused £6 million damage to the venue and sparked a mass evacuation of almost 200 guests and staff, including 11 children.

December 2, 2011
Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

Three workers at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich were commended at an awards night for their bravery during a massive blaze. Daniel Naylor, Paul Heany and Simon Oxley were given a standing ovation at the Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards.

November 27, 2011
Peckforton Castle shortlisted for six awards

Peckforton Castle shortlisted for six awards

Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has been shortlisted for six awards in the design, hospitality, business tourism, dining and conference markets. For its contribution to North West enterprise, it is nominated for Best Family Business in the Northwest Entrepreneur Awards.

October 27, 2011
Peckforton Castle scoops national venue award

Peckforton Castle scoops national venue award

Fire-hit Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has landed the prestigious Conference Venue of the Year at the national HBAA Awards. Now in their fourth year, the HBAA Awards are regarded as a benchmark of best practice, whose buying power in meetings, events and accommodation tops £2.3bn.

September 14, 2011