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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 »

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Wintry scenes in Nantwich

Sub-zero temperatures overnight meant that the majority of Nantwich Lake was frozen over on Saturday. Local photographer Jonathan White said: “I took the opportunity to photograph the gulls that were resting on More »

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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 »


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 »

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.

Family film in Nantwich


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

Patrick Joseph O’Connor

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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