Monthly Archives: December 2011

Nantwich furniture designer Clive Christian receives OBE

Clive Christian in Nantwich

A luxury furniture designer in Nantwich has received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List.

Clive Christian, creator of the world’s most expensive perfume, was given the honour for services to the luxury goods industry.

Body found at Carden Park lake thought to be missing teenager

Haydn Mark Evans missing

The body of a man found in a hotel lake at Carden Park is thought to be that of missing teenager Haydn Mark Evans.

Police underwater search teams discovered the body at Carden Park Hotel near Broxton earlier today (December 30).

Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn relishes derby clash at Chester

Jimmy Quinn, Nantwich Town manager

By Ashley Houghton
Hundreds of Nantwich Town fans will make the trip for the much anticipated derby clash at table-toppers Chester on Monday.

And the Dabbers will want to follow their fine victory over Stafford Rangers with another big result in the Evo-Stik Premier League.

Nantwich Police issue New Year’s Eve drink-drive warning

Cheshire Police motorway patrol

Nantwich Police re-issued their warning to New Year’s Eve revellers thinking of drinking and driving this weekend.

The town’s policing unit has joined specialist teams over the festive period to run a drink drive campaign in and around Nantwich.

HSE warning after Cheshire East rise in workplace deaths and injuries

david sowerby, HSE

Employers in Cheshire East are being warned over workplace safety after new figures showed a rise in deaths and serious injuries.

Latest Health and Safety study shows two people died and there were 164 serious injuries in the borough in 2010-11.

Cheshire East Council issues high winds wheelie bin warning

wheelie bins (Pic by Ulleskelf)

Nantwich residents are being urged to take their wheelie bins into gardens to prevent high winds blowing them over and littering the streets.

Cheshire East Council has had reports of strong winds causing problems with bins which were left out this morning for collection.

Nantwich’s Salvation Army store launches gift amnesty scheme

salvation army trading company

The Salvation Army charity shop in Nantwich will be launching its gift amnesty scheme on January 3.

The store, on Beam Street, joins dozens of others in the “Re:gift” scheme which offers people with unwanted Christmas presents the chance to give them a good home.

Hundreds of toys in Nantwich handed over to Wingate Centre

wingate centre cuddly toy appeal

By Nicola Tooke
Hundreds of cuddly toys have been donated to the Wingate Centre thanks to generous Nantwich residents and workers.

Staff and residents at Richmond Village Nantwich spearheaded the collection, which was boosted by employees at Sainsbury’s in Nantwich, local Cat Radio and Nantwich Police Station.

Three Nantwich winners of town’s “12 days of Christmas” hunt

12 days of christmas poster

Three Nantwich residents scooped extra Christmas gifts when they won the town’s ”12 Days of Christmas” hunt.

The competition was run by town centre traders as part of a drive to boost shopping on Sundays in the run up to Christmas.

Cheshire Police renew appeals in hunt for missing persons


Police have renewed their appeal for help from South Cheshire residents to find missing Magadalana Whittaker and Haydn Mark Evans.

Magdalana (pictured), 84, has been missing since December 23 in the Congleton area.

Nantwich Town striker Ben Mills happy to end dry spell

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By Ashley Houghton
Nantwich Town striker Ben Mills was delighted to end his dry spell in front of goal in Boxing Day’s 2-0 victory over Stafford Rangers.

Mills (pictured) notched up his 11th of the campaign with a powerful header 30 minutes into the local derby with Rangers.

South Cheshire Ukulele Society concert staged in Wistaston

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society concert

Scores of fans turned up to watch the South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society’s Christmas Concert in Wistaston Memorial Hall.

The concert in front of 150 people included group, duet and solo ukulele performances.

Clothing retailer Fat Face plans to open Nantwich store

Ye olde Vaults, nantwich

National clothing retailer Fat Face has submitted plans to open a store in Nantwich.

It wants to take over the former Ye Olde Vaults premises on Mill Street as it looks to expand the number of stores in Cheshire.

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