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Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s

Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s

A Christmas Floral Extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull, drew crowds of visitors from far and wide, raising £3,000.

Run by Wistaston and District Flower Club in partnership with St Bartholomew’s Church, ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ floral event showcased 12 arrangements from award-winning Cheshire florists.

December 12, 2017 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
Acton St Mary’s Church hosts Christmas Tree Festival

Acton St Mary’s Church hosts Christmas Tree Festival

By Jonathan White
A Christmas Tree Festival took place at St Mary’s Church in Acton near Nantwich at the weekend.

There was a grand opening on Friday with a guest appearance from Father Christmas, followed by a ‘Mingle and Jingle’ charity Christmas concert.

December 11, 2017 0 comments Acton, Village News
Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

The busy A51 near Reaseheath in Nantwich was closed today after a serious accident.

One vehicle over-turned in the incident between Reaseheath and the Bluestone Lights junction at around 1pm today.

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

A family has appealed for help to identify a house featured in a painting believed to be based in Nantwich area.

Mark Robinson says the painting has been in his family for more than 50 years.

December 5, 2017 1 comment Village News, Wybunbury
Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

A major water main burst could keep the busy Rope Lane in Wistaston closed for another four days.

The burst happened earlier in the week, forcing Cheshire East Council to close off the Rope Lane bridge over the railway at the crossroads with Eastern Road and Gresty Lane.

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

By Jonathan White
An ‘Autumn Concert’ fundraiser in Wistaston Memorial Hall proved a hit with the audience.

The concert featured the Crewe Concert Band  along with impressive solo performances from Chris White (ukulele) and David Clews (harmonica).

November 30, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

By Jonathan White
The 62nd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall has helped raise more than £3,700.

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

November 29, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Fire crews tackle Wrenbury vehicle blaze near historic hall

Fire crews tackle Wrenbury vehicle blaze near historic hall

Police and fire crews tackled a vehicle blaze close to Wrenbury Hall in Wrenbury.

The incident happened on Wrenbury Heath Road at around 5.15pm last night (November 25).

November 26, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Stapeley, Village News
Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Twenty-five residents in Willaston turned out to help plant more than 250 trees on the Lettie Spencer Playing Field.

The trees, including Birch, Rowan and Hazel species, were planted in areas to improve wildlife habitat and visual interest for park users.

November 25, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

A young Wistaston Scout leader has produced a fundraising 2018 calendar – to help raise money for the group’s new base.

The calendar is the idea of Ellie Newbrook, 17, from Nantwich, who is a Young Leader at the Wistaston Scout Group.

November 23, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist and former teacher Dee Walker has been shortlisted for the prestigious MS Amlin Continuity Prize with her painting, The Lake is Deep.

The prize, part of the National Open Art (NOA) competition, is sponsored by MS Amlin, the London-based arm of Japanese global insurer MS&AD.

November 20, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Burland & Faddiley, Village News
New book tells story of Wrenbury brothers in World War 1

New book tells story of Wrenbury brothers in World War 1

A new book which tells the powerful real story of five Wrenbury brothers in World War One, is set to be released.

‘Thy Will Be Done: When Wrenbury Fields Fell Silent’ has been written by Peter Bebbington and Mark Potts.

November 16, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News