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Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

First communities to benefit from Connecting Cheshire’s multi-million pound fibre broadband roll-out are announced More than 15,000 premises are set to benefit from the first phase of investment in new fibre broadband networks across Cheshire.

December 6, 2013
Wybunbury schoolgirl donates hair to help young cancer sufferers

Wybunbury schoolgirl donates hair to help young cancer sufferers

A young Wybunbury schoolgirl has had her long locks cut off in aid of children who lost their hair through cancer. Big-hearted Daisy Lyon, eight, decided to donate her hair after getting it cut at Johnston Brady in Nantwich.

October 30, 2013
Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Three friends from a Nantwich village celebrated their 50th birthdays – by raising vital cash for a local Scout group. Rick Carter, Ade Peever and Giles Semper teamed up to hold a joint party at The Swan Inn, in Wybunbury.

August 29, 2013
Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

A Nantwich school scooped glory in the annual Town Sports contest on the town’s Barony Park. Pear Tree Primary, in Stapeley, were crowned overall winners after two intense days of competition involving 29 schools across Crewe and Nantwich.

June 27, 2013
Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people packed a Nantwich village to watch the traditional Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes in glorious sunshine. The 200-year-old event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, saw several races involving all ages.

June 10, 2013
Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Thousands of people are expected to flood the Nantwich village of Wybunbury this weekend for the annual Fig Pie Wakes. The event, which starts at 1pm on Saturday (June 8), will feature dozens of entrants trying to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village’s main road.

June 6, 2013
Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal. But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

May 9, 2013
Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Two Nantwich mums are stirring up a heap of fun for youngsters with their new baking business. Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox, both from Wybunbury, launched “KidzKitchen” to introduce healthy cooking to children.

May 9, 2013
Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police officers will be out and about in rural areas of South Cheshire to hold public surgeries next month. Officers are keen to meet and hear from villagers about the issues which are affecting them.

February 25, 2013
Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council has approved a controversial 240-homes plan for a greenfield site in Nantwich. Gladman Developments proposal for land off Queen’s Drive was passed by the Strategic Planning Board yesterday (February 20), despite objections.

February 21, 2013
MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

November 19, 2012
Hundreds turn out for Wybunbury Pie Wakes despite the rain

Hundreds turn out for Wybunbury Pie Wakes despite the rain

Hundreds of people braved the rain to attend an historic annual event in a Nantwich village – the Wybunbury Pie Wakes. Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner joined the throngs, and took part in a tradition which dates back 200 years.

June 17, 2012
Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Junior Recycling Officers in Nantwich and Crewe have been working hard to boost recycling and save energy. More than 177 primary school pupils from across Cheshire East have taken part in special training days this month.

March 26, 2012