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Retired Shavington teacher scoops £5,000 in hospice lottery

Retired Shavington teacher scoops £5,000 in hospice lottery

A retired teacher from Shavington is celebrating after winning £5,000 with St Luke’s Hospice Lottery.

Rachel Bertenshaw, former deputy headteacher at Shavington High School, is going to spend the money on a holiday of a lifetime with her son, daughter-in-law and three grandsons.

June 14, 2021
Nantwich mum wins backing for national Be Kind Awards

Nantwich mum wins backing for national Be Kind Awards

A Nantwich mum who has set up an awards scheme to celebrate the kindness of schoolchildren, has earned the backing of a major employer.

Sarah Gregory launched the Be Kind Awards to recognise acts of kindness carried out by children across the nation.

May 14, 2021
Nantwich teacher’s joy as stem cell donor could save her life

Nantwich teacher’s joy as stem cell donor could save her life

A Nantwich woman dealt a devastating blow when a life-threatening condition returned, has been told a donor has been found.

Overjoyed Brine Leas teacher Steph Thompson has just received the best possible news as she prepares for another battle against Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML).

March 17, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Wrenbury teacher “ray of light” during Covid gloom

READER’S LETTER: Wrenbury teacher “ray of light” during Covid gloom

Dear Editor,
I live in Wrenbury and run a travel company – irrelevant to this email in some respects, but also not based on the fact that my industry and many others are in a terrible situation and many people in general are battling, life is tough and all doom and gloom in the news.

March 4, 2021
Audlem Tai Chi raises RNLI funds in memory of Geoff Pike

Audlem Tai Chi raises RNLI funds in memory of Geoff Pike

Audlem Tai Chi Group has raised £285 for the RNLI in memory of Geoff Pike.

Geoff was a former teacher with the group, who sadly passed away in November after a short illness.

January 10, 2021
Wistaston primary school teacher helps parents in lockdown

Wistaston primary school teacher helps parents in lockdown

By Jonathan White
A primary school supply teacher from Wistaston has been helping parents during coronavirus lockdown – by reading children’s stories broadcast live on Facebook!

September 7, 2020
“Wizard of Oz” stage entertains Nantwich families in lockdown

“Wizard of Oz” stage entertains Nantwich families in lockdown

A furloughed drama teacher has been keeping Nantwich families entertained during lockdown – with a “Wizard of Oz” themed stage outside her house!

Fliss Finch decided to set up the mini stage and a hopscotch trail next to it in a bid to keep her own two children occupied.

May 22, 2020
Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

A history teacher from Nantwich turned back the clock to take part in a vintage scooter ride for charity.

Sarah Vaughan, Malbank School and Sixth Form College Head of History, let her hair down and rode her scooter from Nantwich to Tenby and back to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

June 12, 2018
Wybunbury Delves pupils excel in Times Tables Rock Stars contest

Wybunbury Delves pupils excel in Times Tables Rock Stars contest

Pupils at Wybunbury Delves Primary School near Nantwich proved they are “Times Tables Rock Stars” after their performance in a school competition.

In a contest involving several schools, Year 5 Wybunbury youngsters answered a staggering 53,149 questions correctly.

March 6, 2018
Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist and former teacher Dee Walker has been shortlisted for the prestigious MS Amlin Continuity Prize with her painting, The Lake is Deep.

The prize, part of the National Open Art (NOA) competition, is sponsored by MS Amlin, the London-based arm of Japanese global insurer MS&AD.

November 20, 2017
Nantwich firm Connect lands key teaching aid deal with university

Nantwich firm Connect lands key teaching aid deal with university

Nantwich-based training firm Connect has agreed a deal with the Institute for Education at Bath Spa University to use its pioneering training aid, C-Live.

The company, based on Alvaston Business Park, has created C-Live as part of its teacher training programmes from September onwards.

September 18, 2017
German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

A German woman has spoken of her horror after she was verbally abused in a Nantwich pub as she watched a Euro 2016 football match.

Mel McDevitt was with husband Patrick and friend Nicole Mőst, who was visiting from Germany, when the incident happened in The Vine Inn on Hospital Street.

July 5, 2016
Nantwich mum launches dance baby sling venture

Nantwich mum launches dance baby sling venture

A Nantwich mum ditched her teaching job to launch a new venture – inspired by her pregnancy!

Kate Barton, 34, came up with the idea of Dance Baby Sling when she was on her nine-month maternity leave as a performing arts teacher.

April 18, 2016