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  Nantwich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nantwich is a market town in south Cheshire, England, in the Borough and parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich.
Geographically, Nantwich is on the 'Cheshire Plain', on the banks of the River Weaver and close to the Llangollen and Shropshire Union Canals, just south of the latter's junction with the Trent and Mersey Canal.
It is a major road junction, being the meeting point of the A51, A500, A529, A530 and A534 roads - the stretch of the A534 from Nantwich to the Welsh border is regarded as one of the ten worst stretches of road in England for road safety [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nantwich   (578 words)

  
 NANTWICH - LoveToKnow Article on NANTWICH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Nantwich retains not a few old timbered houses of the 16th and 17th centuiies, but the town as a whole is modern in appearance.
Nantwich has tanneries, a manufacture of boots and shoes, and clothing factories; and corn-milling and iron-foulfding are carried on.
From the traces of a Roman road between Nantwich and Middlewich, and the various Roman remains that have been found in the neighborhood, it has been conjectured that Nantwich was a salttown in Roman times, but of this there is no conclusive evidence.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nantwich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Crewe and Nantwich is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Bayeux Tapestry depicting events leading to the Battle of Hastings The Norman Conquest of England was the conquest of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England.
Note that the borders of the parliamentary constituency are not contiguous with those of the Borough, as much of the rural area in the west of the borough and the newly built area in the north of Crewe around Leighton Hospital is in the Eddisbury constituency.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nantwich   (3640 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Crewe and Nantwich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Crewe and Nantwich is one of six local government districts in the administrative county of Cheshire, England.
Crewe and Nantwich is one of six local government districts in the county of Cheshire, England, with a population (2001 census) of 111,007.
The Borough of Crewe and Nantwich was created in the local government reorganisation of 1974 by the merger of the borough of Crewe (an industrial town), the urban district of Nantwich (a much smaller and wealthier market town), and Nantwich Rural District.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Crewe-and-Nantwich   (1762 words)

  
 Photographs of Nantwich, Cheshire, UK
Nantwich was a Parliamentary HQ and stood in the way of Byron reaching the south from Chester.
Nantwich turned out to be of strategic importance because of its position in blocking Byron and this was perceived by General Fairfax.
Nantwich had been destroyed in the great fire of 1583 and this would have been in the folk memory of those defending it.
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 Crewe and Nantwich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crewe and Nantwich is one of six local government districts in the non-metropolitan county of Cheshire, England.
The Borough of Crewe and Nantwich was created in the local government reorganisation of 1974 by the merger of the borough of Crewe (an industrial town), the urban district of Nantwich (a much smaller market town), and Nantwich Rural District.
There is also a Parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich, which has been held since its creation in 1983 for the Labour Party by Gwyneth Dunwoody.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crewe_and_Nantwich   (281 words)

  
 TheFA.com - Nantwich are victorious
Nantwich doubled their lead on the half-hour and Griggs was again at the centre of things, exchanging passes with Kinsey before finding Scheuber on the edge of the area who fired past keeper Harris.
Nantwich went close to a third on 61 minutes when Scheuber threaded a ball to Kinsey beyond the Boro defence but the Town captain shot straight at the keeper.
Nantwich manager Steve Davis guided his side to FA Vase glory – and then told his victorious players to put their celebrations on hold in order to secure promotion as well.
www.thefa.com /TheFACup/TheFAVase/NewsAndFeatures/Postings/2006/05/FA_vase_final_report_2006.htm   (592 words)

  
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Crewe & Nantwich Lions Club was first established in 1958 making it the oldest club in the district 105BS.
The garden is designed with the Partially Sighted,Blind and disabled in mind, the flower and shrub beds are planted to be easily touched by all, the scents given off are exceptionaly good.
We hold Charity Fayres at Crewe Town Centre and Nantwich Town Centre where local charities can have a stall for the day at a modest price, over the years the Nantwich one has been very successful, the Crewe one has only just started in 2000 but shows signs of being another success.
members.lycos.co.uk /morgan/crewenantwichlions.html   (425 words)

  
 Family History Society of Cheshire, Crewe Group - The White Family of Nantwich.
He only appears on one census, that of Nantwich in 1841, which shows that he was not born in that county of Cheshire.
Their ten children were then all born in Nantwich, starting in 1803 with Ann, followed by George 1806, John 1808, Mary 1810, Eliza 1812, William 1815, Henry 1817, James 1819, Sarah 1821 and Joseph 1823.
His name appears in the trade directories of Nantwich as a shoe manufacturer and he is listed as a person entitled to vote for the "Knights of the Shire of the Southern Division of the County of Cheshire." from 1837 to 1841.
www.scfhs.org.uk /scfhs/articles/white_family.html   (1577 words)

  
 Nantwich salt ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This hollowed-out tree-trunk, 7.5m in length and 1m in diameter, was found on archaeological excavations in late 2003 in Nantwich, Cheshire.
The local salt industry was based around Nantwich, Northwich and Middlewich and is known as 'walling' from the Anglo-Saxon waellen 'to boil'.
The Saving the Nantwich Salt 'Ship' Project is a partnership between Cheshire County Council, Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council, Earthworks Archaeology, Nantwich Civic Society, Nantwich Museum Trust and Nantwich Town Council, and is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund with the assistance of English Heritage.
www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk /nantwich.htm   (457 words)

  
 A brief history-NANTWICH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The ancient South Cheshire market town of Nantwich grew on the banks of the River Weaver and is recorded in the Doomsday Book in 1086 when it was under Norman rule.
On the fall of the Norman Conquest in the 11th Century Nantwich was destroyed.
During the Civil War Nantwich was held by Sir William Brereton's Parliamentarian army and was constantly besieged by the Royalist army lead by Sir John Byron.
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 Green Canal scheme set to transform Nantwich : British Waterways
British Waterways is spearheading the quarter of a million pound project, which involves a wide range of partner organisations dedicated to the environmental upgrade of the historic market town.
British Waterways Wales and Border Counties Economic Development Officer Andy Wilkinson said the canal was an integral feature of Nantwich and had a key role to play in the continuing regeneration of the town.
"Nantwich has a significant cultural heritage that attracts thousands of visitors every year and we are eager to ensure the town continues as a thriving economic hub.
www.britishwaterways.co.uk /newsroom/archive/green_canal_nantwich.html   (525 words)

  
 The SANDLAND Experience
Nantwich is a great rural town with many historical buildings, an active market square and other tourist attractions.
Nantwich is a real nice place with plenty of character and history.
Most of the industrial Nantwich has now gone but remnants of the salt workings, the leather, boot/shoe and clothing industries can be found in the museum and the surrounding areas.
www.sandland.freeuk.com /nantwich.htm   (301 words)

  
 Hotels in Nantwich Cheshire accommodation - Nantwich hotels accommodation in Cheshire UK
From Nantwich you are well placed to explore the lush, undulating pastureland of the wide Cheshire Plain, half-timbered little towns and villages and the thriving urban cities of Manchester and Liverpool.
Nantwich and the surrounding Cheshire Plains supplies salt for the production of Cheshire cheese and for use in the tanning industry.
Alvaston Hall is an elegant Victorian Half-timbered house situated in the middle of 'walking country' in Cheshire.
www.kayukay.co.uk /nantwichhotels.html   (342 words)

  
 BBC - Stoke and Staffordshire Features - The 2002 Nantwich Food Festival
Nantwich Food Festival organisers have secured a series of top food demonstrations as highlights of the four day food and drink spectacular.
The four day event from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th September involves the whole range of the towns food and drink producers, and a host of visiting regional speciality food producers ranging from fudge, fennel and fish and to pies, pickles and pistachio.
The Beer Festival is just one feature in the four day Nantwich Festival of Food and Drink with over 150 local and regional food and drink producers at the Festival Marquee on Mill Island and at most food outlets in the town.
www.bbc.co.uk /stoke/features/2002/09/nantwich_food_festival.shtml   (524 words)

  
 The Historic Town of Nantwich
Nantwich dates from pre-1086, at which time it was named simply "wich" in the Domesday Book, presumably due to its salt houses, heavily relied upon by the Roman garrisons at nearby Chester and Stoke-on-Trent as a preservative, condiment and trading commodity.
Georgian prosperity is evident in the local architecture, particularly along Welsh Row, and in the vast array of tradesmen who reportedly lived in and around Nantwich during the eighteenth century, including cobbler, skinner, tanner, clogger, glover, staymaker, coachmaker, cheesemaker, whitesmith and flsmith.
By the mid-nineteenth century, however, the town was in decline, its streets dirty and unpaved and its timber-framed houses in bad repair.
www.jeannehaskett.com /travels/nantwich.html   (578 words)

  
 Modernisation: 6 Nov 2003: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The reality is that if the report states boldly that it is important to understand that programming is here to stay, and then proceeds to discuss various reasons why it might not necessarily be the best thing, it is difficult to believe that it is quite as balanced a report as my right hon.
Member for Crewe and Nantwich said, or that the Committee does not have a real wish to improve matters.
Member for Crewe and Nantwich has much more experience than I have of what happens in the Government Whips Office, but I think that one day the House will revolt against the hegemony of the Whips Office.
www.theyworkforyou.com /debates/?id=2003-11-06.949.0   (10423 words)

  
 Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council is to consider proposals for the £10m refurbishment of Crewe railway station.
Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council is to consider plans from Liberty Properties for the development of a £7m leisure park called Crewe Central, including cinema, bowling and bingo.
Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council is to consider plans for the creation of a B&Q superstore at the Chester Barrie clothing factory in Crewe, while B&Q's existing base on Forge Street will be sold to another retailer.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /crl22455.htm   (212 words)

  
 Nantwich Town Football Club - The Dabbers: Winners of the FA Vase 2006
Nantwich start the preparations for their assault on the North West Counties League title with a mouth-watering friendly fixture against Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday (11th July – kick off:7.30pm).
Nantwich’s Matt Blake will miss the clash with his former club due to a knee injury which will see him out for the first couple of months of the season.
In order to develop all Nantwich Town youth players to their full potential advanced coaching sessions are being run at Malbank School for every age group.
www.nantwichtownfc.com   (669 words)

  
 Crewe Nantwich Primary Schools in directory.co.uk
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www.directory.co.uk /Crewe_Nantwich_Primary_Schools.htm   (274 words)

  
 Nantwich clocks
ALTHOUGH Nantwich is noted for its salt, leather and clothing trades, it is not generally appreciated that the town was an important centre for clockmaking.
It is very pleasing to record that the industry is still alive in and around Nantwich.
Nantwich clocks were covered in some detail in a catalogue for a previous exhibition at the museum, "Nantwich Clockmakers" by A.A.Treherne, published in 1985.
freespace.virgin.net /nantwich.museum/Nantwich_clocks.htm   (304 words)

  
 Nantwich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Our friendly club is situated on the A51 a few miles south of Nantwich, Cheshire, and about two miles north of Bridgemere Garden World.
Our lake (marked on the OS map) is in the landscaped grounds of the Doddington Estate, owned by the Delves-Broughton family whose presence in the area can be traced back to the 14th century knight Sir John Delves.
As well as the water birds the lake supports a variety of fish and is used by a local fishing club.
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 Nantwich hotels. Hotel rooms in Nantwich. Discount Nantwich hotel guesthouse accommodation. Hotels in Cheshire.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Nantwich Christmas lights - www.crewe-nantwich.gov.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In Nantwich Town the Christmas tree, which this year will be a staggering 33 feet tall, is to receive a new set of lights consisting of 1,200 twinkling white lights.
In addition to this, the Borough Council is planning to erect a number of illuminated stars and to add to the existing white bulb effects.
Chair of the Nantwich Town Council, Councillor Penny Butterill said: "This is an important event commercially for town and brings crowds of people into the town centre.
www.crewe-nantwich.gov.uk /main.asp?page=1551   (388 words)

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