Village News

Man trapped after car hits telegraph pole in Tarporley

Man trapped after car hits telegraph pole in Tarporley

A man had to be cut free from wreckage and airlifted to hospital after his car crashed into a telegraph pole in Tarporley.

The incident happened at the A49/A51 roundabout on the outskirts of the village at around 3.30pm on Thursday (March 21).

March 23, 2019
70 year of Wistaston Memorial Hall celebration

70 year of Wistaston Memorial Hall celebration

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire ‘George Formby’ Ukulele Society and the Crewe Movie Makers will host a celebration 70 years of Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The event is planned for Tuesday March 26, 7.30pm start, at the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane.

March 22, 2019
Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Town Mayor David Marren was under the microscope as young pupils grilled him as part of their school project!

Cllr Marren was invited in to Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley to be interrogated by year one Orange Class as part of their “Super Stapeley, Super Me” project.

March 21, 2019
Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

A young Nantwich boy born with a leg and part of his arm missing, is to climb Snowdon for a charity which sends seriously ill and disabled children on dream holidays.

Courageous Jack Wimpenny, 11, from Ravensmoor, has been in training as he prepares to take on the challenge.

March 20, 2019
Fire crews tackle car blaze in Hankelow

Fire crews tackle car blaze in Hankelow

Fire crews were called to tackle a car blaze in Hankelow near Nantwich.

The fire started at around 12.20pm yesterday (March 16) at Hankelow Hall on Hall Lane in the village.

March 17, 2019
Stapeley pupils enjoy “Positively Different Week”

Stapeley pupils enjoy “Positively Different Week”

Pupils at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley took part in a week that lived up to its name!

Staff at the Nantwich school organised and ran a “Positively Different Week” – an off-timetable week of activities which included handling scorpions to orienteering.

March 15, 2019
Crash closes road near Reaseheath in Nantwich

Crash closes road near Reaseheath in Nantwich

An accident has closed the busy B5074 Main Road near Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

The incident happened shortly before 9am today.

March 11, 2019
Stapeley pupils enjoy surprise mystery reader in Nantwich Mayor

Stapeley pupils enjoy surprise mystery reader in Nantwich Mayor

Young pupils at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley enjoyed their latest mystery reader when Nantwich Town Mayor arrived in his full regalia!

Cllr David Marren wore the Mayoral gold chain and robes as he read the story of “Nora, the child who ate and ate and ate…” to 4 and 5 year olds.

March 9, 2019
Cronkinson Farm in Stapeley to be turned into Heritage community pub

Cronkinson Farm in Stapeley to be turned into Heritage community pub

A family pub in Nantwich is to close for a major £200,000 refurbishment.

The Cronkinson Farm pub in Stapeley will close on March 4 for 16 days, re-opening on March 20.

February 27, 2019
Road closure in Wistaston forces drivers to detour through businesses

Road closure in Wistaston forces drivers to detour through businesses

By Jonathan White
Frustrated motorists have been forced to take an unofficial detour through business premises to avoid long-running roadworks in Wisaston.

A ‘major gas replacement’ by Cadent Gas Ltd has closed the busy Wistaston Green Road from February 11 for five weeks.

February 22, 2019
Alpraham residents blast councils over state of “boundary” road

Alpraham residents blast councils over state of “boundary” road

Residents in Alpraham say one of their local roads is one of the most poorly maintained in Cheshire – because two authorities will not claim responsibility.

Vale Road in Alpraham is set in idyllic countryside on the border between Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West Council.

February 18, 2019
Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Pear Tree School in Stapeley has launched a new weekly Playgroup.

“Little PiPs” is being run by the staff from ‘PiPs’ – the primary school’s own before and after school club.

February 13, 2019
Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

The Wrenbury & District Model Railway club has celebrated its fifth birthday.

The club has grown in membership and popularity since its formation and organisers are hoping to encourage more to join.

February 11, 2019