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Sandbach parents protest planned school cuts

Hundreds of parents took to the streets of Sandbach last month to campaign against school funding cuts. The government has announced a new national formula for schools to address ‘inconsistent’ funding levels, which More »

SpareParts Festival – a performance of STEAM by The Urban Playground

Sandbach festival proves a hit

By Jonathan White The 27th Sandbach Transport Festival proved a hit once again, attracting hundreds of visitors to the town last month. This free event included a large vehicle display with trucks, classic More »

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Sandbach man on Asian mission

A Sandbach fire cadet leader, who is raising funds for a school project in Nepal, has headed to Asia with his bike to help with fundraising. Cycling in temperatures of over 30 More »

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MP marks milestone for Sandbach school

Sandbach MP Fiona Bruce visited St John’s Church of England Primary School to mark its 150th year. She met with pupils, their parents and grandparents, teachers and teaching assistants to celebrate the More »

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Sandbach Striders set the pace

It’s been a busy start to the summer for the Sandbach Striders. Last week saw members take to the Welsh hills in four different events, with more than 15,000 feet of ascent More »

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Appeal after Sandbach band blaze

Foden’s Band has launched a fundraising campaign to restore damaged memorabilia after a fire destroyed its rehearsal room. The world famous Sandbach band is looking to raise £30,000 after the blaze ripped More »

Sandbach women on a mission for charity

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A plucky trio of Sandbach women are taking on a grueling cycling challenge for charity.

Clare Curtis, Kim Morton and Lisa Jordan are preparing for the epic ride from London to Amsterdam from September 22 to 24.

They popped into Waitrose in Sandbach last month to seek sponsors for the trip, which they are taking on to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

Sandbach parents protest planned school cuts

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Hundreds of parents took to the streets of Sandbach last month to campaign against school funding cuts.

The government has announced a new national formula for schools to address ‘inconsistent’ funding levels, which would amount to cuts for saome Sandbach schools.

The march against the plans started at Sandbach School and ended on the cobbles in the town centre.

Sandbach festival proves a hit

SpareParts Festival – a performance of STEAM by The Urban Playground

By Jonathan White

The 27th Sandbach Transport Festival proved a hit once again, attracting hundreds of visitors to the town last month.

This free event included a large vehicle display with trucks, classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, bicycles, a stage performance area and children’s funfair on Scotch Common car park.

There was also a performance by Foden’s Band, an open day at Sandbach Fire Station, a road train in Sandbach Park, a hog roast by the Sandbach Round Table and the Sandbach Music Festival on the Cobbles.

Teen tearaway banned from Sandbach Park

A teenager who made the lives of people in Sandbach and Crewe a misery has been handed a criminal behaviour order banning her from parts of the towns for two years.

Konnie Looms, 18, of no fixed abode, had been causing extensive anti-social behaviour for more than a year, including assaults and criminal damage.

At Crewe Magistrates Court this month Looms was issued with the Criminal Behaviour Order, which prevents her from entering areas including The Commons, Sandbach Park, and High Street including the cobbles, unless given express permission by police to do so.

School cuts to hit Sandbach

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Schools across South Cheshire are facing funding cuts – with Sandbach schools amongst the worst hit.

Local MP Fiona Bruce travelled to London with head teachers to urge ministers to rethink proposed funding changes.

The cuts, which are expected to be phased in next year, will see Sandbach School lose £142,000, while Sandbach High will see its budget cut by £138,000.

Criminal behaviour order for Sandbach man

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A SANDBACH man, whose anti-social behaviour was making life a misery for residents and retailers, has been handed a Criminal Behaviour Order.

Nathan Tarry, 33, from Middlewich Road, had the order imposed on him by South and East Cheshire Magistrates following a string of incidents from public order offences to carrying knives.

The two-year order prevents him from behaving in an anti-social manner, using foul, abusive offensive or threatening behaviour, attempting to enter vehicles without permission, refusing to leave shop, commercial premises or licensed or hospital premises if asked to leave.

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