Alpraham & Tarporley

Tarporley man among five sentenced for brawl between rival football fans

Tarporley man among five sentenced for brawl between rival football fans

A Tarporley man was among five to be sentenced for the parts they played in an altercation involving rival football fans.

Louis Neal, 18, of Forest Road, Tarporley, was given a six-month curfew order and a three-year football banning order after the brawl in Chester city centre.

April 23, 2018 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Family man Jake Lomax is standing for Labour Party in next week’s Bunbury ward Cheshire East Council by-election.

The 44-year-old, who lives in Bunbury with his family, has worked in manufacturing, defence and financial services for many years.

Bunbury ward by-election – Green Party candidate Mark Sharkey

Bunbury ward by-election – Green Party candidate Mark Sharkey

Alpraham resident Mark Sharkey has been chosen by Green Party as candidate in next week’s Bunbury ward be-election.

The seat – which covers the communities of Acton, Alpraham, Aston, Barbridge, Church Minshull and Reaseheath and Bunbury, was vacated by former Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones.

Fire crews battle milking parlour blaze in Calveley

Fire crews battle milking parlour blaze in Calveley

Several fire crews battled a blaze at a milking parlour in Calveley, near Nantwich.

The blaze broke out in the early hours of Saturday morning on Calveley Hall Lane.

Tarporley woman among firefighter apprentices mission to Nepal

Tarporley woman among firefighter apprentices mission to Nepal

A 21-year-old from Tarporley is among a group of 11 Cheshire firefighter apprentices heading out on a mission to Nepal.

Hannah Remelie and 10 others have raised funds to go out to help the youngest children in a Nepalese village access education.

March 11, 2018 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews had to battle a blaze on a diesel train at Calveley, between Nantwich and Chester.

The blaze broke out on board the engine compartment of the train close to Station Road at around 4am yesterday (October 21).

October 22, 2017 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Incident, News
Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three amateur South Cheshire riders are saddling up to tackle the world’s oldest surviving horse race.

Patrick Chesters, Gemma Mathers and Mick Mullineaux will be among the field of 15 jockeys in the 2017 Newmarket Town Plate.

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

A man has staged a two-day rooftop protest on the home of Crewe & Nantwich candidate Edward Timpson near Tarporley.

Police said a small number of protesters gathered at his address on Saturday at 9am, and two climbed on to the roof.

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

A five-year-old Calveley boy is to tackle the Nantwich duathlon to raise money for a hospital caring for his premature twin cousins.

Big-hearted Hayden Bevan told his mum Jacqui why he wanted to do the challenge after he was given a flier at Calveley Primary Academy about the event.

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Three Snugburys sisters have confirmed they will rebuild Peter Rabbit straw sculpture after it was burnt to the ground by suspected arsonists.

Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Sadler took over the reins of the popular Nantwich ice cream business last year.

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

The Canal & River Trust has launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on canals around Cheshire.

They need lock keepers for locations near Nantwich, including Bunbury Locks, Cholmondeston Lock, Hurleston Lock, and Audlem.

Cyclist found critically injured in road at Spurstow near Nantwich

Cyclist found critically injured in road at Spurstow near Nantwich

A cyclist is fighting for his life after he was founded seriously injured on a road at Spurstow near Nantwich.

Police are appealing for information from the public following the incident which happened on Long Lane.

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Staff at Nantwich ice cream makers Snugburys are celebrating 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter – with this giant straw rabbit!

Potter was one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, with Peter Rabbit one of her most famous characters.