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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 »

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Nantwich scouts back on track

Resurfacing work on the A500 has produced an unexpected spin off for a local Scout camp. More than 300 tonnes of planings – the top surface removed from the worn-out road – More »

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.”

Craft exhibition in Nantwich

An exhibition of work by Nantwich Museum’s Craft Group opens in the Community Gallery of the museum tomorrow (Tuesday) and runs until Saturday January 3.

Recent work by the group will be on display including the Voluntary Aid Detachment uniform made especially for the recent Great War exhibition.

It is also an opportunity to view the magnificent timeline depicting key events in the history of the town.

Family film in Nantwich

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The next screening for Nantwich Family Films @ 4 is on Sunday November 16.

The movie club will be showing Planes 2: Fire and Rescue at 4pm at Nantwich Methodist Church (doors open at 3.45pm).

When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged, and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter.

Another housing battle for Willaston

A Nantwich councillor is to battle against another proposed housing development on green gap land in Willaston.

Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents the Willaston and Rope ward, said: “The proposal is to build five detached houses behind 44 Cheerbrook Road.

“The application is in the open countrside and the green gap so I was amazed to be advised that the planning officer was going to decide it himself without it going to committee.

Appeal to find Nantwich man

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Cheshire Police are appealing for information to help trace the whereabouts 39-year-old Patrick Joseph O′Connor who they would like to speak to in relation to a robbery and serious assault in Crewe.

During the incident a 35-year-olds man was robbed, seriously assaulted and falsely imprisoned in his own home, before being taken rural location where was held for approximately 11 hours where he was brutally beaten.

Patrick, is originally from Crewe, although his last known address is Kings Place in Nantwich.

Art talk at Nantwich Museum

A talk at Nantwich Museum, postponed from September, will now take place on Saturday November 8 at 3pm.

Mary Hennessy-Jones and Eira Cotteril will speak on Arts and the First World War.

Tickets cost £3 (members £2) and are available from the museum shop.
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