Village News

St Mary’s Church in Acton hosts Christmas Festival

St Mary’s Church in Acton hosts Christmas Festival

By Jonathan White
Visitors to Acton were wowed by a three-day “Christmas Festival” at the village’s St Mary’s Church.

The opening day featured a guest appearance from Father Christmas and a Christmas medley performance by Acton CE Primary Academy choir in the afternoon, followed by a Christmas music concert with TheFunkyChoir.com

December 10, 2018 0 comments Acton, Village News
Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

By Jonathan White
Cheeky garden gnomes in Wistaston who were targeted by vandals, have made a triumphant return to the village.

Residents were furious when popular pensioner Laurence Perry had 25 of his gnomes smashed or stolen from his Westfield Drive garden and land at the front of his property.

December 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Youngsters at Shavington Primary School were treated to a “mystery reader” in full costume.

Nantwich Mayor Cllr David Marren turned up in full Mayoral regalia and gold chain to read the Year 1 pupils “The Emperor’s New Clothes”.

63rd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston

63rd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The 63rd Cancer Research UK Xmas Fair took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall, Church Lane.

The annual event was organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

November 28, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Motorists in Nantwich and Crewe could face higher car park fees from March under Cheshire East Council plans.

Charges could rise by 10p on all council-owned car parks across each tariff, and resident parking permits could also go up.

Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Man, 23, charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Audlem have charged a 23-year-old man with manslaughter.

Samuel Thorpe, of Annions Lane in Wybunbury, is due to appear before Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Thursday December 20.

November 22, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wybunbury
Farm worker seriously injured in tractor incident in Burland, Nantwich

Farm worker seriously injured in tractor incident in Burland, Nantwich

A man was seriously injured after being trapped underneath a tractor at a farm in Burland near Nantwich.

The man had to be rescued in a major fire service operation at the scene off the A534 Wrexham Road.

November 21, 2018 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, News, Village News
Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Burglars targeted two neighbouring homes in Nantwich, stealing a hoard of jewellery.

The properties, on Broad Lane in Stapeley, were broken into in broad daylight.

November 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley is undergoing a £250,000 extension and refurbishment to cater for growing pupil numbers.

Builders have moved in and work is underway following the school’s successful application for funding.

November 15, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s preparing his Float and gearing up for his annual tour of Crewe and Nantwich!

As always, thousands of families will get a chance to visit him during the tour between December 3 and 18.

Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

By Jonathan White
A Remembrance Day service in Wistaston helped to raise £357 for the Royal British Legion.

Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane were filled to capacity for the November 11 Service of Remembrance – the centenary of the end of First World War.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope, Wistaston
Wistaston villagers bloom with pride after scooping first ever Gold Award

Wistaston villagers bloom with pride after scooping first ever Gold Award

By Jonathan White
Volunteers for Wistaston in Bloom have blossomed this year after scooping the village’s first ever Gold Award at the ‘Britain in Bloom’ (North West) 2018 awards.

They received their certificate at a ceremony at the Southport Convention Centre on November 2.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope, Wistaston
Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people killed in A530 crash near Nantwich named by police

Two people who died in a horror smash on the A530 near Nantwich have been named as John and Rosemary Patterson, from Nantwich.

The couple were travelling on Whitchurch Road in their black Citroen C4 when it was in collision with a DAF box van.