The Nantwich Town Squad Photo for 2014-15
Photo courtesy of Simon J. Newbury Photography.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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