Alpraham & Tarporley

Award-winning village pub near Nantwich stages real ale festival

Award-winning village pub near Nantwich stages real ale festival

An award-winning Cheshire village pub is rolling out a big Easter beer treat for the Bank Holiday weekend. The annual festival returns to the Yew Tree Inn at Spurstow, near Nantwich, which has twice been voted ‘Pub of the Year’ by the Marketing Cheshire Awards.

April 17, 2014
Nantwich HGV driver “did not see” pedestrian killed in crash, inquest told

Nantwich HGV driver “did not see” pedestrian killed in crash, inquest told

By Scott Brotherton A Nantwich lorry driver described the moment a drunk pedestrian stepped out in front of his truck and was killed. John Baker, of Alpraham Green, Alpraham, told an inquest in Cannock how he did not see John Taylor until it was too late.

April 2, 2014
Tarporley High School rated “outstanding” in latest Ofsted report

Tarporley High School rated “outstanding” in latest Ofsted report

Staff and students at Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College are celebrating the highest accolade from Ofsted. The South Cheshire 11-18 school scored “outstanding” in all aspects of the inspection.

March 28, 2014
Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

The Venetian Marina near Nantwich is to hold am open day for narrowboat novices and old hands alike! The event at the Cholmondeston venue will feature industry experts, value for money narrowboats, refreshments, trips up the Shropshire Union Canal and entertainment.

March 3, 2014
CCTV pics of men wanted over Wrenbury post office burglary, Nantwich

CCTV pics of men wanted over Wrenbury post office burglary, Nantwich

Police have issued CCTV pictures of two men wanted in connection with a burglary in Nantwich. Detectives want to trace the men after a burglary at Wrenbury Post Office on January 9.

February 8, 2014
Resident disturbed burglars breaking in to Alpraham house

Resident disturbed burglars breaking in to Alpraham house

A resident disturbed burglars as they tried to smash their way into a house in Alpraham near Nantwich. The attempted burglary was discovered when the householder heard noises and went to investigate.

December 26, 2013
Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

First communities to benefit from Connecting Cheshire’s multi-million pound fibre broadband roll-out are announced More than 15,000 premises are set to benefit from the first phase of investment in new fibre broadband networks across Cheshire.

December 6, 2013
Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

A development of up to 1,100 houses, businesses, shops and a possible school in Nantwich has been recommended for approval. The proposal, for land at Kingsley Fields (pictured), has been put forward by the North West Nantwich Consortium, including Reaseheath College.

December 3, 2013
Peckforton Castle boss scoops Cheshire Business Person of the Year

Peckforton Castle boss scoops Cheshire Business Person of the Year

The boss of Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has scooped a high-profile business accolade. Chris Naylor, managing director of Peckforton Castle, picked up “Business Person of the Year” at the prestigious Cheshire Business Awards 2013.

October 14, 2013
Peckforton Castle near Nantwich helps kit out boys’ football teams

Peckforton Castle near Nantwich helps kit out boys’ football teams

Youngsters of an Under 7s football team hope to be kings of their league – with a new kit from Peckforton Castle. The picturesque venue near Nantwich is the new sponsors of kits worn by players for Davenham Dynamos and Davenham Rangers.

October 4, 2013
Man cut free after car and lorry smash on A51 near Nantwich

Man cut free after car and lorry smash on A51 near Nantwich

A man was injured after a car and lorry collided on the A51 near Nantwich. The accident happened on Nantwich Road in Wardle, and left the man trapped in his vehicle.

September 27, 2013
Alpraham residents to stage annual Village Day near Nantwich

Alpraham residents to stage annual Village Day near Nantwich

Residents in Alpraham near Nantwich will be celebrating their village at their annual fair next week. The Alpraham Village Day takes place on playing fields in the centre of the village on Saturday September 14.

September 6, 2013
Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

A man was rescued after being trapped in machinery at a warehouse in Wardle, near Nantwich. The worker was found trapped at a recycling plant on Green Lane.

August 8, 2013