Village News

Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

A Malbank student from Wistaston has received an award from Diabetes UK after raising funds to support vital research.

Emma Horne, 16, received the ‘Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award’ during a service at St Mary’s Wistaston.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

By Jonathan White
A “Summer Celebration” held in Wistaston has helped to raise several hundred pounds for Diabetes UK.

Visitors enjoyed strawberries & cream, cakes, jams & chutneys, home-made breads, and home-made cards at the event in St Mary’s Church hall.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Fire crews from across South Cheshire tackled a large farmland blaze near Audlem today as tinder-dry grass went up in flames.

The fire broke out at around 4.20pm today on land off Lodmore Lane, in Burleydam, near Audlem.

July 15, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Incident, News, Village News
Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

A man has been jailed after his light goods vehicle crashed head on with a van on the A500, killing the Willaston driver.

Adam Daniel Staley, 35, was driving towards Crewe on the A500 at Barthomley when he crashed into a van driven by Neil Dey (pictured), 31, who was heading towards Stoke.

Acton youngster wins regional dot-art school competition

Acton youngster wins regional dot-art school competition

A talented youngster from Acton in Nantwich has scooped top honours in a regional school arts competition.

Tahlia Buckley, a Year 5 student from Acton CE Primary Academy, was crowned alongside Pranathi Tulasi from Chester as overall winners of the dot-art Schools competition.

July 12, 2018 0 comments Acton, Village News
Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

By Jonathan White
Work started today on repairing the ‘Church Lane chasm’ sink-hole in Wistaston – more than two weeks after it first appeared.

Cheshire East Council highways teams arrived on scene to begin the repairs after the sink-hole emerged on June 26.

Olympic medalist Bryony Page thrills Wybunbury pupils with visit

Olympic medalist Bryony Page thrills Wybunbury pupils with visit

Olympic trampolinist Bryony Page had Wybunbury youngsters leaping for joy when she brought her silver medal in for a visit.

Page, who landed the medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016, spoke to the pupils at Wybunbury Delves primary.

New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

A new addition to a housing development in Wrenbury will be officially opened by the village school’s headteacher tomorrow (July 7).

And residents can call in on the Wimbledon-inspired launch from 11am and look around the new view home on the Marbury Meadows development.

July 6, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
Nantwich mum’s campaign to stay alive in heart-rending battle against cancer

Nantwich mum’s campaign to stay alive in heart-rending battle against cancer

A courageous Nantwich mum has revealed her heart-rending battle to stay alive after being found riddled with more than 25 tumours in her lungs, brain and bones.

Heidi Spencer was stunned when she was told she had just weeks to live by doctors who diagnosed her with Stage 4 lung cancer.

Worleston’s popular Village Fete to take place on July 14

Worleston’s popular Village Fete to take place on July 14

Worleston’s popular Village Fete will take place on Saturday July 14 from 11am.

The fund-raising event will feature plenty of entertainment for all ages.

Audlem Party on the Park will dance to Motown beat

Audlem Party on the Park will dance to Motown beat

Audlem Village will turn its playing field into a concert venue and stage for its 18th Party on the Park on July 7.

The party, which started as a sedate evening of proms, has transformed into an extravaganza of tribute acts that thousands of people across South Cheshire and North Shropshire attend.

July 1, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Village News
Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews across Cheshire mucked in to help rescue a bullock stuck in a ditch near Nantwich.

And the animal was soon on the mooove again after they managed to pull him out with ropes and ramps.