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Nantwich company launches college academy

Local healthcare students are looking forward to working in a new centre of excellence thanks to Nantwich company Ableworld. South Cheshire College’s Health and Social Care department has teamed up with Ableworld to More »

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Nantwich students meet candidate

Students at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College had the opportunity to question the Labour Parliamentary Candidate Adrian Heald about things that concern them and their vision of the future, when he visited the campus More »


Nantwich Mayor’s charity night is a hit

Friday evening saw many quick step into the Nantwich Civic Hall for a night of dance with Todd Miller and The Joe Loss Orchestra. The event, organised by Nantwich Councillor Arthur Moran, More »

Marine mammal medic Group lightened

Nantwich students in marine ‘rescue’

A beached pilot whale and several dolphins and seals were successfully rescued from the front lawn at Reaseheath College in Nantwich last week. Fortunately the emergency wasn’t for real, but a simulated More »

MP Edward Timpson with joiner James Lewis

MP builds on skills at Nantwich college

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson built on his skills when he joined construction apprentices during lessons at Reaseheath College in Nantwich last week. The Minister for Children and Families visited the More »

Pikemen during the battle

Battle of Nantwich event goes with a bang

By Jonathan White Nantwich’s Holly Holy Day event proved another huge success at the weekend. The Battle of Nantwich event and Winter Fayre took place in and around the town centre and More »

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

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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


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


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.

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