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Nantwich Museum to stage afternoon tea event in Acton

Nantwich Museum to stage afternoon tea event in Acton

Nantwich Museum is to stage an English country garden afternoon tea event to help raise funds.

Long-time supporters of the museum Mr and Mrs G Emerton are hosting the party at their home Glebe House, on Monks Lane in Acton on Sunday June 26.

June 12, 2016 0 comments Acton, Village News
New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

A new school looks set to be built as part of the new 1,100-homes Kingsley development in Nantwich, a report shows.

But highways improvements in the town won’t be carried out until hundreds of homes have already been built, according to the Section 106 agreement seen by Nantwichnews.

Roman coin hoard found in Acton acquired by Nantwich Museum

Roman coin hoard found in Acton acquired by Nantwich Museum

A Roman coin hoard dating from the second century and found in Acton by a metal detectorist, has been acquired by Nantwich Museum.

The hoard includes five silver denarii (equal to ten asses) deposited in a distinctive lead cone-shaped container.

Council approves plan to turn Acton’s Star Inn pub into housing

Council approves plan to turn Acton’s Star Inn pub into housing

Planners have passed proposals to turn a listed Nantwich pub into houses, despite objections from councillors and residents.

The Star Inn, on Chester Road in Acton, will be converted into three residential units after Cheshire East Council approved the scheme.

February 22, 2016 1 comment Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Woman injured in two-car crash in Acton, Nantwich

Woman injured in two-car crash in Acton, Nantwich

A woman was badly injured in a road crash which has left a Nantwich road blocked.

Fire crews and police were called to the two-car accident on Ravens Lane, near Monks Lane Acton.

November 25, 2015 1 comment Acton, Incident, News
St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church in Acton will be staging its Christmas Tree Festival on December 11, 12 and 13.

Friday night will open with a cocktail party from 7pm, tickets available for £5 from Deena Emerton on 01270 624889.

November 5, 2015 0 comments Acton, Village News
Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Thousands of drivers have been caught up in traffic gridlock around Nantwich once more as roadworks coincide with major route closures.

Cheshire East highways has allowed BT engineers to set up roadworks on the busy A51 at Reaseheath.

Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

The former manager of a 500-year-old Nantwich pub set to be turned into housing, has blasted brewery agents for wrongly labelling it a failing pub.

Paul Beaton was the last manager of The Star Inn, in Acton, before Enterprise Inns decided to sell it.

September 24, 2015 13 comments Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

Arriva Bus axes village service during Nantwich A534 closure

Arriva Bus axes village service during Nantwich A534 closure

Villagers near Nantwich fear they will be isolated after a bus company said it would not run a service during an eight-week closure of a main road.

Residents in Acton contacted Arriva Buses when they were told the A534 road to Nantwich would be closed during refurbishment work on the Nantwich Aqueduct.

Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Work to repair and restore Grade ll listed Nantwich Aqueduct will begin on September 14.

The £200,000 restoration project, which will take eight weeks, is being paid for mostly by public donations of £135,000 to the Canal and River Trust.

August 26, 2015 1 comment Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands of pupils and parents gathered at the Barony Park in Nantwich for another successful Town Sports event.

More than 30 primary schools across Crewe and Nantwich took part in the competition, now one of the highlights on the yearly calendar.