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Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of families packed in to Nantwich town centre to enjoy a festive-filled Christmas Lights switch-on

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio compered the event with Trees Alive! mingling among the audience.

November 22, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News
Town criers in fine voice in Nantwich during annual contest

Town criers in fine voice in Nantwich during annual contest

Town criers from around the UK were in fine voice in Nantwich at the annual Town Crier Championships.

Eleven town criers in all competed as crowds gathered to watch them perform in Nantwich town square.

August 31, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum Flagday raises £318 for town venue

Nantwich Museum Flagday raises £318 for town venue

A Nantwich Museum flagday in the town has helped raise vital funds for the Pillory Street venue.

A total of £318.21 was collected in support of the museum trust which runs the museum – a registered charity which serves the whole community.

Nantwich Societies Spectacular proves big hit in the sun

Nantwich Societies Spectacular proves big hit in the sun

Hundreds turned out to enjoy the annual Societies Spectacular event in Nantwich town square.

Scores of stalls were open for the event, which was blessed with dry yet breezy conditions after last year’s rain forced it to move indoors.

Nantwich to host fourth national Town Crier competition

Nantwich to host fourth national Town Crier competition

Nantwich has really got something to shout about – it is playing host again to the annual Town Crier Competition!

Now in its fourth year, the contest will take place on Saturday August 29 in the town centre during Nantwich`s famous farmers market.

July 10, 2015 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
230 cyclists to ride Nantwich Alzheimers 100 charity event

230 cyclists to ride Nantwich Alzheimers 100 charity event

The second Alzheimers 100 charity cycle ride will take place in Nantwich on June 7.

More than 200 cyclists will take part in a 25, 50 or 100 mile ride around the South Cheshire countryside in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Nantwich town centre prepares for VE Day 70th anniversary

Nantwich town centre prepares for VE Day 70th anniversary

The flags and bunting are out in Nantwich town centre as preparations gather pace to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

May 8 will mark the end of the Second World War in Europe in 1945.

April 21, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Chuggers in Nantwich town centre face ‘day a week’ limit

Chuggers in Nantwich town centre face ‘day a week’ limit

Charity collectors in Nantwich could be limited to working just one day a week, if councillors get their way.

Retailers and shoppers have complained about too many collectors, known as Chuggers, targeting Nantwich town square over recent months.

February 10, 2015 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Holly Holy Day’s “Battle of Nantwich” to pull in thousands of visitors

Thousands of people and hundreds of soldiers are set to descend on Nantwich for Holly Holy Day.

The annual event, this Saturday January 24, celebrates the Battle of Nantwich of 1644 – a key battle during the English Civil War.

Nantwich to host traditional Christmas market on December 13

Nantwich to host traditional Christmas market on December 13

Nantwich will host a traditional Christmas market in the town square this Saturday December 13.

There will be a range of stalls selling alternative vintage and handmade items, clothing and decorations at the market.

December 9, 2014 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Picture Special: Thousands pack in to Nantwich for Christmas Lights switch on

Picture Special: Thousands pack in to Nantwich for Christmas Lights switch on

By Kirsty Rollings
Thousands of families packed in to Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights switch-on event.

Families young and old enjoyed a host of entertainment and a spectacular firework display.

November 23, 2014 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, News
Christmas tree and lights ready for Nantwich town square switch-on

Christmas tree and lights ready for Nantwich town square switch-on

Nantwich is getting into the Christmas spirit as the town square tree and lights make their first appearance.

Thousands are expected to pack in to the town centre for the official lights switch-on event on Saturday November 22.

November 18, 2014 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Elvis to perform Christmas Lights switch-on in Nantwich town square

Elvis to perform Christmas Lights switch-on in Nantwich town square

Nantwich families will be all shook up this month when Elvis himself switches on the town’s Christmas Lights.

Paul Larcombe, one of the world’s top Elvis impersonators, will be the guest of honour at the Nantwich town Christmas Lights switch-on on November 22.

November 11, 2014 2 comments Community Events, News, What's On & Reviews