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Fundraising for Stem Cell Treatment for Georgy

Helen Capener is fundraising £120k to help her son Georgy, receive treatment for a very rare bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma. Georgy has been accepted by a stem cell transplant hospital in a top medical treatment centre in Asia. The transplant will involve removing the faulty mother cell and harvesting new purified cells from a […]

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Lockdown Photographs Requested for Special Archive Collection

Cheshire Archives & Local Studies have launched a project to collect images of everyday life in Cheshire during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ‘Life in Lockdown: your stories shared’ will create a lasting memory of this unique period – a visual time capsule of everyday life. Their archives already have a large collection of historic photographs of […]

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Long-Distance Sponsored Walk for Local Visually-Impaired Football Club

Article: Jonathan White Players and friends of Nantwich Town Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club are going on a sponsored 42-mile walk on Saturday 12th September 2020 to raise money for the club. This annual walk will start in Nantwich and finish in Hayfield in the Peak District. All money raised will go to Nantwich Town […]

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Business Champion Appointed to Aid Cheshire East Economic Recovery

Councillor Sam Corcoran, leader of Cheshire East Council has announced that Councillor Sarah Pochin, Bunbury ward, has been appointed as the council’s business champion, to support economic recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The newly created role is set to support businesses on our high streets, engaging with SMEs, larger organisations and those […]

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Cheshire and Merseyside Receive Suicide-Safer Community Accolade

Cheshire and Merseyside has been awarded Suicide-Safer Community status by Living Works, the world’s leading suicide prevention training company. This award is symbolic of the hard work of colleagues and partners from across Cheshire and Merseyside over the last five years, implementing the NO MORE Suicide Strategy together. The sub-region fulfils all the high standards […]

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Crewe Author Completes Trilogy of Books about the Town

Howard Curran, aged 85, has produced a new book relating to Crewe. Howard was born, educated and has spent his entire working life in Crewe. During those years he has lived less than a mile from the park. Consequently, he and his family have spent many happy hours enjoying the park. Over 40 years ago […]

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Walking and Cycling Schemes to Boost Cheshire East’s Covid-19 Recovery

Cheshire East Council has revealed its first active travel projects as part of plans to support the borough through recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Nine new schemes will come into effect this month as a first phase to improve routes to schools and workplaces, boost social distancing, encourage walking and cycling and improve access our […]

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Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library has been open again since July and we are welcoming all customers back! Current opening hours are as follows – Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm Saturdays 9.30am – 12pm Customers are able to borrow books without pre booking. Any returned books will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. The […]

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Charity Tractor Run Raises Money for Motor Neurone Disease Charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley on Sunday 2nd August 2020. The owners of eighty vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start to drive along south Cheshire roads and through farms before returning to the start […]

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Music Collaboration Videos are a Hit During Lockdown

A talented local drummer has appeared in two high-profile online videos during UK lockdown. Rob Richardson of Wistaston, is a member of Cheshire Drums and Bugles, a member of the Royal Welsh Regiment Corps of Drums Association, principal percussionist with Crewe Brass and a Primary School Supply Teacher.  During the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown he has […]