Alpraham & Tarporley

Lorry collides with railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston

Lorry collides with railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston

A lorry driver had a lucky escape after colliding with a railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston.

It happened at around noon on A49 close to Beeston cattle market.

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.

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
Large number of birds die in farm blaze in Tarporley

Large number of birds die in farm blaze in Tarporley

A large number of birds have died in a fire at a farm in Tarporley, fire chiefs have said.

The blaze happened at a farm on Peckforton Hall Lane and involved two large wooden sheds, each about five metres by three metres.

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.