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REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

REVIEW: “The Girl on the Train” at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
I was gifted a copy of the book ‘The Girl on The Train’ by Paula Hawkins for my birthday a few years ago by one of my close friends.

I read it within a couple of days and have since recommended it to book clubs and other friends.

May 11, 2024
All aboard the Nantwich Santa express train rides

All aboard the Nantwich Santa express train rides

By Jonathan White
Youngsters are in for a treat on Santa steam train rides which are taking place every Saturday in December at Nantwich Methodist Church.

The train rides take place on the outdoor miniature-gauge 7 1/4″ track adjacent to the church on Hospital Street between 10am-12pm.

November 30, 2023
Peacock Railway charity day raises money for Nantwich Foodbank

Peacock Railway charity day raises money for Nantwich Foodbank

By Jonathan White
A charity open day held at the miniature-gauge Peacock Railway in Nantwich has raised vital funds.

The rides were organised by the members of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and took place on their premises behind The Peacock Inn in Willaston.

September 28, 2023
CEC bosses cancel first meeting of new council – due to lack of training!

CEC bosses cancel first meeting of new council – due to lack of training!

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Red-faced Cheshire East Council bosses have been forced to cancel the first committee meeting of the new council – because they didn’t allow enough time to train councillors.

The agenda for next Wednesday’s (May 31) southern planning meeting has already been published online, but new councillors haven’t received the required training.

May 26, 2023
Peacock Railway open day raises vital funds for another club

Peacock Railway open day raises vital funds for another club

By Jonathan White
A special open day of miniature-gauge train rides at the Peacock Railway in Nantwich has raised vital funds for a similar club in need of help.

The rides were organised by the members of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society at the rear of The Peacock Inn in Willaston.

May 25, 2023
FEATURE: What to avoid when travelling on long distant trains

FEATURE: What to avoid when travelling on long distant trains

There’s something magical about travelling long distance with the train.

Their comfy seats, smooth tracks and big windows offer the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride until you reach your destination.

October 30, 2022
The Northern Belle on the outward leg at Lunds

Nantwich-based luxury train Northern Belle voted Best in Britain

A posh train which has its head office in Nantwich has been voted the Best in Britain – and ninth in the World.

The 1930s Pullman-style Northern Belle pipped other famous luxury trains like Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer and India’s Maharajah Express.

October 21, 2022
Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Local rail enthusiasts have been staging popular train rides once more at the Peacock Railway near Nantwich.

The days are organised by the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and take place on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

June 20, 2022
Car trapped under Nantwich level crossing barrier

Car trapped under Nantwich level crossing barrier

A motorist who tried to drive over a level crossing in Nantwich as the barriers closed ended up wedged underneath.

Stunned onlookers and other motorists watched in horror as these images show the unnamed Mercedes driver stuck close to the railway line.

January 26, 2022
Nantwich college first to train staff on gaming and gambling dangers

Nantwich college first to train staff on gaming and gambling dangers

Reaseheath College in Nantwich is one of the first in the region to undergo specialist training on safeguarding students from gaming and gambling harm.

More than 170 members of staff at the college took part in a training workshop, delivered by Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM).

October 20, 2021
Cheshire East councillors urged to “get on board” with Crewe train HQ bid

Cheshire East councillors urged to “get on board” with Crewe train HQ bid

Cheshire East councillors are being urged to back Crewe’s bid to become the home of Great British Railways.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has asked “traditional railway towns” to put a case forward to develop new headquarters for Great British Railways – a new, single, accountable public body responsible for running Britain’s railways.

October 18, 2021
Nantwich woman earns top job with luxury train company

Nantwich woman earns top job with luxury train company

A Nantwich woman has her career on the right tracks after being appointed travel centre manager for one of the world’s most luxurious trains.

Beth Cooper, who studied travel and tourism at South Cheshire College in Crewe, takes over the hot seat at Northern Belle this month.

August 20, 2021
Train passengers evacuated after blaze on carriage in Willaston

Train passengers evacuated after blaze on carriage in Willaston

Passengers had to be evacuated after a fire broke out on a train between Nantwich and Crewe.

The incident happened as the train travelled through Willaston yesterday (Sunday May 19) at around 10.30am.

May 20, 2019