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Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant Steven Betts has only one number in mind as he gears up for the 38th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston.

But he won’t be counting his chickens – only his worms – in the hotly contest event which draws in competitors from around the world.

Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston Parish Council held its first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church on Wybunbury Road.

The event was hosted by the Chairman Cllr Maurice Jones and was attended by Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Olivia Hunter, which was last occasion of her mayoral year.

May 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Jaguar staff help Wybunbury youngsters revamp school play area

Jaguar staff help Wybunbury youngsters revamp school play area

Thirty workers from Jaguar-Landrover visited Wybunbury Delves Primary to help youngsters revamp their play area and library.

Wybunbury Delves was nominated by a parent to be the recipient of the annual Jaguar-Landrover charity event.

May 17, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
38th Marbury Merry Days hailed big success

38th Marbury Merry Days hailed big success

By Jonathan White
The 38th annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair attracted hundreds of visitors.

It was organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council and takes places every May next to St Michael & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury, Nantwich.

May 16, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

A young Nantwich student has become an internet sensation overnight after a BBC video of him grilling former Prime Minister David Cameron went viral.

Max Parry was filmed questioning Mr Cameron who was visiting Nantwich to support Conservative candidate Edward Timpson’s election campaign.

Church Minshull plant sale raises more than £7,000

Church Minshull plant sale raises more than £7,000

An annual plant sale at St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull near Nantwich has raised an amazing £7,200 for the church fund.

The sale took place over three days and more than 2,000 people visited – five times the number of village residents.

May 10, 2017 0 comments Village News
Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

A landmark Supreme Court ruling has allowed Richborough Estates to build 170 homes on green land in Willaston.

The decision, by five judges in the highest court in the land, brings an end to a three-year legal battle.

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

A radical plan to axe all subsidised evening and Sunday bus services, is being considered by Cheshire East Council.

The proposal, which will now go out for a 10-week consultation, is designed to save the authority more than £1.5 million.

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

A Willaston youngster who lost his grandad and great grandad to cancer, is to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan.

Big-hearted Lucas James Mottram, 10, is in training ready for the charity climb on July 9.

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

A man has staged a two-day rooftop protest on the home of Crewe & Nantwich candidate Edward Timpson near Tarporley.

Police said a small number of protesters gathered at his address on Saturday at 9am, and two climbed on to the roof.

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

A five-year-old Calveley boy is to tackle the Nantwich duathlon to raise money for a hospital caring for his premature twin cousins.

Big-hearted Hayden Bevan told his mum Jacqui why he wanted to do the challenge after he was given a flier at Calveley Primary Academy about the event.

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley businesswoman Laura Smith has been selected as Labour parliamentary candidate to fight for the Crewe and Nantwich seat in June.

The 32-year-old was selected by the Labour group ahead of the party’s 2015 candidate Adrian Heald.

Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

A Willaston family who’s daughter died from a heart defect aged just 22, are to stage a fund-raising Fashion Show in her memory to try and save other lives.

Funds raised will go towards the Ceri Palmer (nee Howells) Memorial Fund and help pay for heart screenings of young people.

April 27, 2017 3 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Wistaston