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Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.

Stapeley pupil honoured for efforts to help homeless people

Stapeley pupil honoured for efforts to help homeless people

A big-hearted Stapeley pupil and her friend have helped to raise more than £150 and collected goods for homeless people.

Daisy Williamson and Mia Meahan teamed up to help raise funds and items for those at the Homeless Centre in Crewe.

October 11, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Vintage Transport Rally staged at Shavington pub The Elephant

Vintage Transport Rally staged at Shavington pub The Elephant

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed a free to enter Vintage and Classic Transport Rally at The Elephant pub in Shavington.

It was the second such event this year at The Elephant, following the Vintage and Classic Transport Rally in July.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary Academy will host a Firework Extravaganza on October 20.

The event, between 5.30pm and 7pm, will feature a professional firework display, as well as fairground rides, grill and bar and other entertainment.

October 3, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Volunteers running Audlem Lass boat service are celebrating national recognition.

The service, which runs between Audlem and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, has been named runner-up in the national Living Waterways Awards.

Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

By Jonathan White
Wells Green Methodist Church has celebrated its 50th anniversary in their church building.

The church, on Brookland Avenue in Wistaston, opened in 1967.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Housing developer launches affordable homes scheme in Willaston

Housing developer launches affordable homes scheme in Willaston

Affordable homes provider Plumlife has opened a new development in Willaston, near Nantwich.

Properties on the Willow Grange development are being offered through Shared Ownership for local people.

October 1, 2017 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope
Stapeley pupils ‘Pound the Park’ to raise £850 for charity

Stapeley pupils ‘Pound the Park’ to raise £850 for charity

Pupils, parents and staff from a Stapeley school teamed up to pound Barony Park in Nantwich in aid of charity.

Youngsters from Pear Tree Primary led the way in the fitness fun event, with the help of Keith Hancock from UK Triathlon.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Bank staff chip in to help Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre

Bank staff chip in to help Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre

Staff from Barclays bank cashed in their calculators and pens to help out at Nantwich RSPCA wildlife centre.

The bank has been a charity partner to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery, in Stapeley, for the last five years.

September 27, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Worleston Village Hall to stage fund-raising fashion show

Worleston Village Hall to stage fund-raising fashion show

A fundraising Fashion Show will be held at Worleston Village Hall to help raise funds for St Oswald’s Worleston Primary School.

The event will be held at 7.30pm on Friday September 29, and run by Fashion Style House.

September 24, 2017 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.