The Nantwich Town Squad Photo for 2014-15
Photo courtesy of Simon J. Newbury Photography.
Crewe and Nantwich like many areas across Britain has been hit by a decline in manufacturing and engineering jobs over the last 3 decades and more. This has affected the lives of More »
Words and photos by Jonathan White Nantwich Fete and Skoolzfest took place on Saturday 28th June 2014. The events started at 10am and took place in and around the Nantwich Town Centre More »
By Stewart green The Audlem RNLI Festival took place over the weekend of Saturday 31st May and Sunday 1st June 2014 at OverWater Marina http://www.overwatermarina.co.uk/ near Audlem in Cheshire. On Saturday from More »
In May, Nantwich Players are presenting the Arthur Miller play, Death of a Salesman. Set in New York in the late 1940s, the plays explores the true meaning of The American Dream More »
Future business leaders from Reaseheath College have won the first leg of this year’s Young Enterprise competition with their quirky idea to recycle glass bottles by turning them into household items. Aptly More »
Cheshire Police have arrested a man from London on suspicion of fraud following an incident in Nantwich.
At approximately 4pm on Thursday August 1, a 58-year-old lady in Nantwich received a call from a man claiming to be a police officer from the Metropolitan Police.
The man claimed that he was investigating the lady′s bank and required her to withdraw £9000 as part of the investigation.
Willaston and Rope ward Councillor Brian Silvester say that residents are angry over 146 houses being passed on appeal in the green gap off Moorfields in Willaston.
The UKIP councillor said: “The Inspector found that there wasn’t a five-year housing supply and the Local Plan is still in it early stages of being examined and therefore does not carry a lot of weight.
“The Inspector admits that it would damage the green gap but not significantly. Overall he says the site is sustainable.
“I feel incensed about this.
Club and Society members from all over the borough will be in Nantwich Town Centre between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 19th July, to show off the huge breadth of activities that take place locally – and to give everyone the chance to get involved.
Over 30 groups will take part in the ‘Societies Spectacular’, run by Nantwich Town Council, and now in it’s third year. Activities and demonstrations as diverse as Astronomy, Amateur Dramatics, Scuba Diving, Arts and Crafts, Fitness and Cinema will be represented at the event.
Residents are invited to the first ever South Cheshire’s Big Day Out event at the Dorfold Park Showground, on Welsh Row, Nantwich on Saturday 2nd August from 2-8pm.
Hosted by RedShift Radio and Wulvern, this summer extravaganza promises to be a great day out with activities and entertainment for all ages including cheese and wine tasting, cinema zone, face painting from Hullabaloo, petting zoo with Zoo2U, prize treasure hunt, pub quiz, pamper treats, photo booth, cookery workshops with KidzKitchen and the Women’s Institute, arts and crafts with Oopsadaisy doodle, games and competitions.
Crewe and Nantwich like many areas across Britain has been hit by a decline in manufacturing and engineering jobs over the last 3 decades and more. This has affected the lives of people and the structure of communities across the area. The situation was compounded by the global recession which started in 2008.
Dr. Heald Labour PPC for Crewe and Nantwich said “There are long-standing problems in our economy which we have known about for decades but not tackled. The global financial crisis represented a moment when the tide went out and the rocks hidden beneath were exposed. The global crisis was absolutely not the fault of the last Labour Government. Now that we are in a fragile recovery phase it is essential that we look to the future.
Almost a hundred people enjoyed the summer sunshine at a recent garden party held in support of Nantwich Museum. They were guests of Deana & Gerald Emerton who made available their beautiful house and garden in Acton near Nantwich. As well as the garden a popular attraction with the visitors was Mr Emerton’s collection of vintage motor buses and coaches.
A sumptuous afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes and tea was prepared and served by the ladies of the Nantwich Inner Wheel led by Mrs Emerton.
Cheshire East Council has bid for – and won from Government through the Local Growth Fund – a total of £81.5m, representing the lions-share of infrastructure funding.
The Deputy Prime Minister has this morning announced the following:
• Congleton Link Road has received £45m;
• Poynton Relief Road has received £16.4m