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South Cheshire College students celebrate at annual awards event

South Cheshire College students celebrate at annual awards event

Top Crewe and Nantwich students celebrated honours at the South and West Cheshire College annual awards night.

There were 34 individual awards presented to students studying a range of academic and vocational courses from A Levels to Access courses at the newly formed college.

July 15, 2017
Nantwich mum proves handy in launching new sports massage career

Nantwich mum proves handy in launching new sports massage career

A Nantwich mum has landed a dream new career in sports massage – by teaming up with her former student’s business!

Amanda Kimber, a sports massage student at South Cheshire College, has joined forces with Lee Wilkinson to expand his successful company, LW Sports Therapy.

June 29, 2017
Media students win ‘Best Short Film’ at Nantwich Film Festival

Media students win ‘Best Short Film’ at Nantwich Film Festival

Three Media students from South Cheshire College won Best Short Film at the Nantwich Film Festival for their film ‘Hysteria’.

The festival, organised by Nantwich Film Club with the support of Nantwich Town Council, featured a week of cinematic events.

May 30, 2017
Nantwich student picked for Nepal placement by Raleigh International Trust

Nantwich student picked for Nepal placement by Raleigh International Trust

A Nantwich student has been selected to volunteer in Nepal on an International Citizen Service (ICS) placement.

Grace Tripp, a South Cheshire College graphic design student, will be travelling to Makwanpur in central Nepal for 10 weeks in June.

May 27, 2017
Free transport for South Cheshire College students under new scheme

Free transport for South Cheshire College students under new scheme

Students travelling to study at South Cheshire College from September 2017 will receive free transport in a new sustainability scheme.

All 16-19 year old students enrolled on a full-time course will be eligible to access free transport throughout the academic year.

April 4, 2017
South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College have today formally merged to create a new FE College for Cheshire.

The newly formed college, which will have an annual turnover of £40m with more than 11,000 students and 1,300 apprentices, will retain the existing brands of South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College at its campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

March 31, 2017
Nantwich Mayor to stage Salt of The Earth awards

Nantwich Mayor to stage Salt of The Earth awards

Nantwich is to stage the Salt of the Earth Awards for the third consecutive year.

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin is keen to run the awards again which were launched back in 2015 by former Mayor Christine Farrall.

February 21, 2017
South Cheshire students in moving visit to Auschwitz

South Cheshire students in moving visit to Auschwitz

South Cheshire College students have embarked on a moving visit to Auschwitz for the fifth year running.

Four students travelled to Poland to learn more about the horrors of World War II’s Holocaust through Nazi concentration camps.

January 18, 2017
Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

A former Shavington High pupil is part of a team tackling a gruelling Antarctic expedition in aid of ABF Soldiers charity.

Chris Brooke and the SPEAR17 team are attempting to finish Henry Worsley’s expedition, transversing 1,100 miles across Antarctica.

January 2, 2017
South Cheshire College earns ‘Exporter of Year’ at Chamber awards

South Cheshire College earns ‘Exporter of Year’ at Chamber awards

Staff from South Cheshire College were honoured after winning Exporter of the Year in the South Cheshire Chamber Business Awards 2016.

The college’s international department scooped the prize at the 20th annual Business Awards ceremony held at Crewe Hall.

December 12, 2016
Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich girl guides enjoy Science Day

Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich girl guides enjoy Science Day

More than 200 girls from Weaver Division (Crewe and Nantwich) Rainbows, Brownies and Girlguiding groups united for a Science Day.


Interactive workshops were set up across South Cheshire College, where girls visited each pod in their individual groups.

November 19, 2016
Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands of people young and old paid tribute to fallen heroes at a series of Remembrance Day services in South Cheshire.

Towns, villages, schools and colleges staged services throughout the weekend to mark Armistice Day.

November 14, 2016
South Cheshire College staff help raise £800 for Macmillan Cancer

South Cheshire College staff help raise £800 for Macmillan Cancer

Generous South Cheshire College staff helped raised more than £800 in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The college’s award-winning Academy Restaurant and Deli hosted the event, where a selection of cakes were served throughout the morning.

November 13, 2016