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MP Laura Smith “disappointed” at HS2 review announcement

MP Laura Smith “disappointed” at HS2 review announcement

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith says she is “deeply disappointed” at the announcement there will be an independent review into HS2.

The review will consider a range of options, including only building Phase 1.

August 23, 2019
Review: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Nantwich Players

Review: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh is the latest production from The Nantwich Players.

Directed by Peter Nawn, this dark and sometimes sinister play tells the story of a Maureen.

May 11, 2019
Review: Tom Gates Live on Stage, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Tom Gates Live on Stage, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Dragging any teenage boy off his XBox to watch live theatre is hard work, these days.

But seemingly not when the World Premiere tour of Tom Gates: Live on Stage arrives in South Cheshire!

February 28, 2019
Review: Nantwich Players double feature in Studio season

Review: Nantwich Players double feature in Studio season

By Claire Faulkner
The first double feature from the Nantwich Players Studio’s winter mini season opened with Albert by Richard Harris, followed by Edgar & Annabel by Sam Holcroft.

I’ve really enjoyed what the Nantwich Players Studio have produced so far, and I was thrilled to be invited into the final rehearsal of ‘Edgar and Annabel’.

February 23, 2019
Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is rated “good” in most areas, according to an independent review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS).

The service is one of 14 inspected so far with more to be scrutinised in 2019.

December 30, 2018
Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Directed by Chris Ridge, Nantwich Players’ latest production is ‘Breaking The Code’ by Hugh Whitemore.

It’s a remarkable, strong and powerful play which tells the story of Alan Turing, the man who cracked the Enigma code and devised the modern computer.

October 20, 2018
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018
Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

September 9, 2018
Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ Summer production is the delightfully funny Ladies Day, written by Amanda Whittingham and directed by Clare Hoy and Garth Jones.

Set in 2005 when Royal Ascot was staged at York, Ladies Day tells the story of four factory work colleagues and how a day at the races changes their lives forever.

July 7, 2018
Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Students from Brine Leas School took to the stage at The Lyceum this week with their production of High School Musical.

More than 100 students from years 7 to 12 took part on stage, in the band and as back stage crew.

February 18, 2018
Review: Nantwich Players’ latest production, Colder Than Here

Review: Nantwich Players’ latest production, Colder Than Here

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players latest production is a wonderful poignant story of love, loss and family relationships.

Colder Than Here, written by Laura Wade and directed by John Mckay, tells the story of one family trying to come to terms with, and understand why Myra, who is suffering from terminal cancer wants to plan her own funeral.

February 10, 2018
Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Some Cheshire East Council staff have suffered bullying and harassment, a new report into the authority’s working culture has revealed.

An independent review into the council shows while many staff don’t experience it, it is having a “profound impact” on those who do.

January 29, 2018
Review: Dirty Dusting at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Dirty Dusting at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Crissy Rock, Leah Bell and Dolores Porretta took the Lyceum by storm when the comedy Dirty Dusting came to Crewe.

Playing three cleaners who face redundancy, they decide to seek revenge on their boss and hopefully make some money in the process, by running a sex chat line from the office over the weekend.

October 28, 2017