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Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Nantwich, Audlem and Tarporley fire stations are among 21 earmarked for improvements as part of an £8.5 million project agreed by Cheshire Fire Authority.

The service has opened new fire stations in Alsager, Lymm, Mollington in Chester and Penketh in Warrington over the past three years.

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers gathered for Wistaston’s annual Duck and Boat races – after the original event was rained off.

The 23rd Annual Community Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground, with guests of honour the Rose Queen Poppy Bellingham and her Consort.

September 17, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Tarporley primary school to take on 100 more pupils after expansion

Tarporley primary school to take on 100 more pupils after expansion

A £1.5 million project to extend and remodel Tarporley Church of England School to cater for rising pupil numbers has been completed.

The school in Park Road now features four new classrooms, a larger hall, new entrance, multi use games area and playground.

September 16, 2018 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Bunbury, Village News
Nantwich nursery benefits from new sensory garden

Nantwich nursery benefits from new sensory garden

A sensory garden at a Nantwich nursery has blossomed with help from a building developer.

Redrow supplied top soil to help with the creation of the new outdoor facility at Rebecca’s Day Nursery in Faddiley, near Nantwich.

September 6, 2018 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Village News
Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in A534 collision at Faddiley, Nantwich

Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in A534 collision at Faddiley, Nantwich

The family of a man who died following a collision in Faddiley near Nantwich have issued a tribute.

Alan Hough, 79, died on Thursday August 30 following a collision on the A534, Wrexham Road.

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

A man found in a taxi in Willaston near Nantwich with £900 worth of Class A drugs in his underpants, has been jailed.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, appeared at Chester Crown Court where he was jailed for more than five years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Motorbike rider dies in A534 collision with van at Faddiley

Motorbike rider dies in A534 collision with van at Faddiley

A motorbike rider has been killed after a collision on the A534 at Faddiley newt Nantwich.

The 79-year-old died after the crash with a transit van last night (August 30) at 5pm.

A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

The busy A534 between Nantwich and Wrexham is closed for emergency resurfacing after an HGV overturned spilling diesel.

It happened between the A49 and A41 close to Bickerton Poacher pub.

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Thieves ransacked a house near Audlem, stealing cash and jewellery.

The raid happened Sometime between August 18 and 23 when offenders forced entry into an address on Mill Lane in Corbrook, near Audlem.

August 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News
Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

A man has been arrested in connection with a car crime spree in Aston near Nantwich.

Police say a number of residents in Aston reported vehicles had been entered overnight and items stolen.

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Villagers in Church Minshull are to stage a two-day festival of fun.

This year’s event, named ‘Minshull Madness’ after the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, will kick-off with world-renowned Elvis tribute act Paul Larcombe.

August 18, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race will take place on September 8.

The popular event sees hundreds of villagers gather at the Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston.

August 17, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston