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Lighting up Christmas in Nantwich

Nantwich town centre was illuminated on Saturday with the annual Christmas lights switch-on. With a packed town centre, the event organised by Nantwich Town Council, proved a huge success. The audience were More »

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Nantwich remembers the fallen

The standard bearers of the Nantwich and District Branch of the Royal British Legion led a parade of current and ex-servicemen, civic dignitaries, cadets, scouts and guides through the town centre on More »

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Steve Cradock comes to Nantwich

Founder member of Ocean Colour Scene, Steve Cradock and his band will be returning to the Crown Hotel in Nantwich on December 4 after playing his first ever live gig at the More »

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Spooky goings-on in Nantwich

The Nantwich Spooktacular brought some ghoulish fun to Dorfold Park at the weekend. The event proved hugely popular and featured a giant bonfire, fireworks display, funfair, fancy dress competition and more. Paul Compton, More »

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Lifejam’s charity boost in Audlem

by Jonathan White A special music event took place at The Lord Combermere in Audlem on Saturday October 18. ‘Lifejam’ was the idea of former Audlem resident Reuben Palin and took place to More »

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Nantwich’s green spaces ‘need protection’

Labour Parliamentary candidate Adrian Heald met residents at Witter’s Field in Wistaston last week, the proposed site for a new development of some 300 homes. Pictured with Peter Wainwright of the ‘Hands More »

Santa drops in on Nantwich

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by Jonathan White

Santa Claus has taken time out of his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to Nantwich children.

He has set up a branch of his grotto upstairs in the attic of the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street.

Santa will be in Nantwich until Christmas on Saturdays (10am to 4pm) and Sundays (11am to 3pm).

Orchestra hits the right notes in Nantwich

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by Jonathan White

The South Cheshire Orchestra performed the first concert of their 2014-2015 season at Nantwich Methodist Church in Hospital Street on Saturday evening.

The performance was conducted by Alex Leadbeater and led by Lewis Goodrich.

The orchestra performed Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), then welcomed French horn soloist Cliff Jones for Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major.

Lighting up Christmas in Nantwich

Nantwich Christmas lights switch-on (1)

Nantwich town centre was illuminated on Saturday with the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

With a packed town centre, the event organised by Nantwich Town Council, proved a huge success.

The audience were treated to entertainment from Young Voices lead by Rector Barry Wilson and Paul Larcombe – the superb Elvis tribute act, whilst the younger audience got to meet Santa, Elves and the Grinch.

Radio station back online

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The Cat Community Radio Station is set to air its first live show from its new home at South Cheshire College this Saturday.

After four weeks of preparation, Saturday Toast, presented by Paul Simpson and Julie Lewis, will be broadcast over the internet from 8am to 10am.

Refurbishment and radio studio building has been under construction for the last four weeks, ready for the launch back on air.

Open day at Nantwich retirement home

Nantwich residents aged over 60 are invited to a special ‘Wine and Welcome’ open day at Beatty Court on November 28 and 29.

The event, between 11am and 4pm, is an opportunity for visitors to find out more about the benefits of ‘retirement living’.

Beatty Court on Holland Walk in Nantwich, has already proved popular with the over 60s looking to downsize, with just five apartments now remaining for sale. 

Police appeal following Nantwich incident

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Police are appealing for information following an incident which took place in Nantwich on Monday November 10.

At about 7.30pm, two men entered an address on Albert Street which was insecure.

One of the men exposed himself to a woman who was visiting the address.

The two men then fled the scene.

Changes for Nantwich luncheon club

Cheshire East Council is working to find a new and better location for The Gables Luncheon Club in Nantwich.

The council intends to put The Gables building on the market for sale before the end of the year.

The luncheon club’s trustees and members have been reassured that it will be able to remain within The Gables for the time being.

Nantwich remembers the fallen

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The standard bearers of the Nantwich and District Branch of the Royal British Legion led a parade of current and ex-servicemen, civic dignitaries, cadets, scouts and guides through the town centre on Remembrance Sunday.

Townspeople lined the streets to watch the parade, pay their respects and remember those who have fallen in conflict over the last 100 years.

Hundreds then packed into St Mary’s Church for a moving service led by the Rector, Rev Barry Wilson.  

Steve Cradock comes to Nantwich

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Founder member of Ocean Colour Scene, Steve Cradock and his band will be returning to the Crown Hotel in Nantwich on December 4 after playing his first ever live gig at the Crown back in 1990.

This time he will be returning with the original band that went onto become Ocean Colour Scene.

The Crown’s Phillip Martin said:  “I remember the gig so well, one of our long term residents’ son was playing in the band, that’s how the gig came about, they were amazing, you could see then that they would go onto be a top UK band, which they did and are huge all around the world now.”

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