WELCOME to a personal website about Nantwich - the place where they
pay you to
live! Or so some wits say (see
here). The town is served with a
websites, and I like to think of this as one of them! For a list
of the others see this
My website is a mixture
of random thoughts and ideas which appeal to me, as well as details of
the events that are happening in town or the immediate villages - and
It doesn't cover Crewe
and what I have always thought of - since my days in local newspapers -
as "Crewe's villages".
I hope that you like the website.
Pictured above, left, is a sign in
Middlewich Road - there are others on other sites in the town -
proclaiming support for the Britain in Bloom
competition. Above, right is a picture taken at blossom time at St
Mary's Parish Church, the Church of England place of worship in the
town centre. There are other
churches in town.
New or updated items on the
What's On? No, it's What's Off !
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS LISTED ON THE WHAT'S ON
PAGES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE
Dabber's Nantwich" is not a news website - although
topical items do
appear. It is a not-for-profit personal
is a venue for Covid-19 vaccinations
Nantwich Urban and Rural areas are attending Nantwich Civic Hall,
Market Street, for their Covid-19 vaccinations. The hall's car park off Beam
Street is available for patients with an appointment. More details can be
action on an historic
Nantwich's black-and-white buildings is undergoing a 16-week project to restore
its street-facing elevation and other tasks. The town's magpie buildings are one of the attractions to visitors.
See here for the details and pictures.
Hit by lockdown, group started helping public
UNABLE to relaunch their
Community Podcast Network on Redshift local radio because of
the Civid-19 lockdown, Nantwich Buddies started a volunteer
network instead. To find out more, visit their website
www.nantwichbuddies.org or see the listing in the
What's On - societies page
[Regent's Park] on this website.
Work on former gasworks site to begin
A HOTEL is among the buildings that will stand on
the site of the town's gasworks after a two-year project. Following
decontamination work on the site - until recently an unofficial car park - this
spring, construction work will begin in spring 2024. See
here for details.
My apologies for some pages on this website
that have missing images or which appear as gobbledegook (or background code
of the page.) I've tried kicking the computer but that didn't correct the
THIS Nantwch corner has streets at right angles,
but here they appear to be parallel streets. This is the result of using a
fish-eye lens (an extremely wide angle lens) by local photographer, Mike Pointon.
More of his images can be found on this website (here).
write for the website
WHILE I am the owner of, and main contributor to, "A
Dabber's Nantwich", regular reports from representatives
of local groups add extra interest to the website. My
thanks to them.