Alpraham & Tarporley

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

July 15, 2016
Police find missing teenager from Tarporley safe and well

Police find missing teenager from Tarporley safe and well

Police have found a missing teenager from the Tarporley area safe and well

Officers were worried for the welfare of 14-year-old Kizzy Whitehurst.

June 8, 2016
Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

May 26, 2016
Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has earned national recognition for its 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

Latest statistics show the school is in the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for high average grades achieved by students.

May 24, 2016
Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has won £2.5 million of government funding to revitalise its campus.

The school submitted two ambitious bids to make extensive improvements and provide a 21st century upgrade to its current buildings.

May 9, 2016
Tarporley Decibellas choir launch Italian Tour programme

Tarporley Decibellas choir launch Italian Tour programme

Tarporley-based choir Decibellas brought the Amalfi sunshine to Cheshire when they launched their Italian Tour Programme to a packed venue.

St Boniface Church in Bunbury, dressed with lemon yellow flowers and adorned in green, white and red bunting, hosted the concert.

April 10, 2016
Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley is to stage a concert on Friday April 1 at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

The concert marks the launch for the choir’s forthcoming Italian tour – “Italy meets the British Isles”.

March 20, 2016
Family tribute to George Heath, 20, who died in A49 Tarporley accident

Family tribute to George Heath, 20, who died in A49 Tarporley accident

The heartbroken family of Tarporley student George Heath have paid him a fitting tribute after his tragic death on the A49.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the accident involving the former Tarporley High School pupil and an HGV lorry.

March 7, 2016
Popular student, 20, dies in A49 accident at Tarporley, near Nantwich

Popular student, 20, dies in A49 accident at Tarporley, near Nantwich

Tributes have flooded in from family and friends for a popular student who died after an accident on the A49 in Tarporley, near Nantwich.

George Heath, 20, died after a collision with a HGV lorry on the busy route between the A51 Rode Street junction and the Tarporley Road junction.

March 6, 2016
Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

A new village pavilion and recreation area could be built in Alpraham if plans for a 20-home development are passed.

The Wellcome Trust Ltd wants to build on a parcel of land where an existing play is sited, south of the A51, in the village near Nantwich.

January 30, 2016
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.

January 29, 2016
Simon Byrne

Cheshire Police rural crime conference to held in Tarporley

Cheshire Police are to stage a Rural and Wildlife Crime Conference in Tarporley to highlight the impact it has in the area.

The event will take place on Monday February 29 at Willington Hall.

January 28, 2016
Tarporley High students secure top university places

Tarporley High students secure top university places

Year 13 students from Tarporley High School are lining up Oxbridge university places.

Every student at the Cheshire school who applied for courses submitted entries before the January 15 UCAS deadline.

January 18, 2016