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Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

A moorer’s moving family story has prompted Aqueduct Marina in Church Minshull to choose Kidney Research UK as its 2018 charity.

The charity was put forward by Audrey Foulkes, one of Aqueduct Marina’s long-term moorers.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee have a lot to celebrate this year.

The group of local volunteers have been busy getting ready organising “Aladdin” – their 40th pantomine to date.

February 15, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Cllr Mark Ireland-Jones has been selected by the Liberal Democrats to stand in the forthcoming Cheshire East by-election seat of Bunbury.

The by-election was called after former Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones announced he was quitting as councillor in December.

February 13, 2018 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Villagers are fighting plans to turn a historic country house near Nantwich into a wedding and events venue.

The owners of Grade II listed Hatherton Lodge, in Hatherton have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council for a change of use.

Stapeley residents go to polls on Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Stapeley residents go to polls on Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Residents in Stapeley have a chance to vote this week on whether the parish’s Neighbourhood Plan should be adopted.

The vote, which takes place this Thursday February 15 gives residents an opportunity to influence the future of Stapeley and Batherton Parish.

February 12, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts are to hold “An evening with Steve Leonard” event at St Mary’s Parish Hall in Wistaston on Friday February 16.

Vet and TV presenter Steve has travelled the globe working alongside some of the world’s most iconic wildlife, from whales to flesh eating maggots.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics, Village News
Muller legal challenge of Cheshire East Local Plan thrown out by High Court

Muller legal challenge of Cheshire East Local Plan thrown out by High Court

A developer bidding to build more than 1,000 homes in Nantwich, has had its legal challenge of Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan thrown out by High Court judges.

Muller Strategic Projects, who want to build the ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley, had argued the authority’s Local Plan was void because irregularities over air quality data.

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society unveils Wistaston concert dates

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society unveils Wistaston concert dates

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society has unveiled its programme of events for 2018.

The society, founded in 1994, performs monthly at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane.

February 5, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at the Tower’ takes place at St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton every Sunday.

Visitors can enjoy guided tours up the church tower as far as the ringing chamber from 2.30pm to 4.30pm throughout the year.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Acton, Village News
RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

A heartbroken goat abandoned under a viaduct near Shavington, refused to leave the side of his dead friend.

RSPCA officers were called to Basford by a Network Rail worker who spotted the goats under the viaduct.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

A lorry crashed and toppled over on the busy Chester Road out of Nantwich today.

The incident happened just before 9am at the Bluestone traffic lights where the A51 and A534 meet.

Fire crews tackle chimney blaze in Baddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews tackle chimney blaze in Baddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews battled a chimney blaze at a house in the village of Baddiley, near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at about 11pm last night (January 24) at a property on Baddiley Close.

January 25, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Sound, Village News