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Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College’s new animal management centre has been given top marks by the head of one of the government’s funding agencies. Peter Lauener, chief executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), officially opened the Nantwich college’s teaching centre.

April 5, 2012
Nantwich college student scoops regional education award

Nantwich college student scoops regional education award

A Nantwich student who left school without being able to read or write has won a regional award. Laura Mockford was named winner of an Open College Network West Midlands Region (OCNWMR) Access to Higher Education Learner Award.

April 1, 2012
Reaseheath College and cheese detective host Italian students

Reaseheath College and cheese detective host Italian students

A cheese detective and dairy experts at Reaseheath College joined forces to give Italian visitors a taste of the region’s artisan cheeses. Peter Papprill, of Pendrill Foods in Chester, was at the Nantwich college to show students what the north west has to offer.

March 29, 2012
Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

College students in Nantwich have planted thousands of bluebells to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Ten students from Reaseheath College planted 5,000 bulbs alongside the Crewe to Nantwich Greenway in Wistaston.

March 24, 2012
Reaseheath College students first to visit African wildlife reserve

Reaseheath College students first to visit African wildlife reserve

Reaseheath College  students were the first group to venture into unchartered territory at a developing wildlife reserve in South Africa. The animal management students, studying wildlife conservation, zoo management or animal behaviour and welfare at the Nantwich college, visited Limpopo.

March 21, 2012
Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

A Reaseheath College worker is organising a fashion extravaganza to raise awareness of the disease which killed her granddad. Hayley Shatliff-Smith wanted to support the Motor Neurone Disease Association after Terry Shatliff was diagnosed just three days before he died.

March 19, 2012
Reaseheath College and local schools team up for rabbit project

Reaseheath College and local schools team up for rabbit project

Reaseheath College’s rabbits and guinea pigs should be jumping with joy after students made special toys to keep them entertained. Animal management students at the Nantwich college have created enrichment boxes for the bunnies from cereal packaging and kitchen roll tubes with hay, shredded paper and healthy treats.

March 13, 2012
Reaseheath College joins Amphibian Ark to help endangered animals

Reaseheath College joins Amphibian Ark to help endangered animals

Reaseheath College’s amphibian specialists jumped to help frogs, toads and newts in a Leap Day campaign. Talks by keepers and tours of the amphibian collection and new teaching rooms were on offer when the Nantwich college opened its zoo to the public.

March 9, 2012
Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Visitors flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich over the weekend to enjoy a fun-filled family event. The college opened its doors to both the popular live lambing weekend and the campus zoo to the public.

February 28, 2012
Reaseheath College student stars in bridal photoshoot

Reaseheath College student stars in bridal photoshoot

Reaseheath College floristry student Rowena Burns became a model for the day in a fairytale fashion shoot. Rowena, 17, was doing her work placement at Ian Lloyd’s The Flower Shop in Wilmslow when she was asked to model the latest floral bridal designs for an advertising campaign.

February 15, 2012
Reaseheath College students help save native bluebell plant

Reaseheath College students help save native bluebell plant

Nantwich students took time off from studies to help save the threatened native bluebell flower. More than 20 Reaseheath College animal management students teamed up with the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) to plant 1,000 bulbs near Helsby.

February 11, 2012
Reaseheath College to stage live lambing and zoo events

Reaseheath College to stage live lambing and zoo events

Families have two attractions to look forward to at Reaseheath College in Nantwich in the next few weeks. The college is staging live lambing events over two weekends, and is also opening its campus zoo to the public.

February 9, 2012
Young Nantwich woman to compete in female cage fighting bout

Young Nantwich woman to compete in female cage fighting bout

A young Nantwich woman will be taking part in Combat Challenge’s first ever female cage fighting bout. Anya Lynette Hynes, of Wrenbury, will compete in the event at the four-star Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford on February 24.

February 7, 2012