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Nantwich beacon shares Platinum Jubilee light around the world

Nantwich beacon shares Platinum Jubilee light around the world

By Jonathan White
A beacon was lit on Nantwich town square last night (June 2) as part of Nantwich’s celebrations to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The Nantwich beacon was one of more than 2,022 beacons that were lit throughout the United Kingdom and overseas to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

June 3, 2022
Nantwich Town Council to stage Queen’s Jubilee celebrations

Nantwich Town Council to stage Queen’s Jubilee celebrations

Celebrations will be staged across Nantwich to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next week.

It will begin with Nantwich taking part in the lighting of the Queen’s Beacons, where thousands of beacons are being lit nationwide to celebrate this special occasion.

May 25, 2022
Landmark Nantwich shop Chatwins hit with shoppers after revamp

Landmark Nantwich shop Chatwins hit with shoppers after revamp

Chatwins has welcomed back customers to its flagship store in Nantwich after a major revamp.

And it heralds a new era for a family name synonymous with award-winning bread and cakes.

May 2, 2022
Nantwich Concert Band launches two new music groups

Nantwich Concert Band launches two new music groups

Nantwich Concert Band (NCB) has launched two new music groups for young musicians, starting this May.

NCB regularly hosts concerts in local venues, performing in the town square and providing entertainment at events such as Nantwich Food Festival.

March 23, 2022
Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Town Council bosses have cancelled plans to release fireworks as part of Nantwich’s Christmas Lights switch-on.

The event is taking place this Friday in the town square and they were due to stage a firework display at the end of the switch-on.

November 16, 2021
Commemorative flower bed marks Reaseheath College centenary

Commemorative flower bed marks Reaseheath College centenary

A commemorative flower bed celebrating Reaseheath College’s 100th birthday has taken centre stage in Nantwich Town Square.

The project, in partnership with Nantwich in Bloom, marks the start of a year of events and celebrations the college wants to hold, subject to Covid, to mark its significant milestone.

July 26, 2021
Nantwich council staff verbally abused as town centre bench signs installed

Nantwich council staff verbally abused as town centre bench signs installed

Nantwich Council staff were verbally abused as they installed ‘social distancing’ reminder signs on town centre benches, councillors were told.

Staff this week fixed the signage to many of the benches around the town square following concerns that too many people were breaching lockdown rules and gathering in groups.

March 6, 2021
Nantwich town centre benches could be removed to target lockdown breaches

Nantwich town centre benches could be removed to target lockdown breaches

Councillors could be forced to remove town centre benches in Nantwich amid fears too many people are not following Covid lockdown guidelines.

The concerns were discussed tonight (January 14) by Nantwich Town Council, after residents and traders raised fears about lack of social distancing.

January 14, 2021
Monthly Nantwich Farmers’ Markets to return in August

Monthly Nantwich Farmers’ Markets to return in August

Nantwich’s monthly Farmers’ Markets will make a welcome return to Nantwich Town Square on Saturday August 29.

The markets have been postponed for the past five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 29, 2020
Councillor calls for vehicle restrictions amid Nantwich town square damage

Councillor calls for vehicle restrictions amid Nantwich town square damage

A town councillor has called for tighter restrictions on vehicles accessing Nantwich town centre amid damage to paved areas.

Cllr Carole Thomas says heavy delivery vehicles are causing damage to the pedestrianised town square, leading to more falls, trips and injuries to shoppers.

May 31, 2020
Nantwich Town Council cancels series of events and bookings

Nantwich Town Council cancels series of events and bookings

Nantwich Town Council has cancelled a host of events and bookings due to the current COVID-19 crisis.

A spokeswoman said that in line with guidance from the Government, the council has taken precautionary measures.

March 18, 2020
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people young and old packed Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Organised by Nantwich Town Council, the switch on involved several hours of entertainment before VIP youngsters took to the stage to turn on the festive lights.

November 16, 2019
Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people gathered at services across South Cheshire on Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects to those who gave their lives and fought in wars.

Nantwich and Crewe held large parades and services, while smaller services were held at villages across the area.

November 11, 2019