Aston & Wrenbury

New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

Bosses at Wulvern Housing have unveiled their latest development at a site in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. Sandfield Court is a new development of eight two-bedroom bungalows aimed at people over 55.

February 28, 2013 1 comment Aston & Wrenbury, Business, Environment, News
Hundreds gather in Nantwich to protest over Red Lion abattoir

Hundreds gather in Nantwich to protest over Red Lion abattoir

Scores of protesters gathered in Nantwich town centre to demonstrate against a local abattoir at the centre of an investigation into abuse of horses. The Red Lion Abattoir, at Sound Heath near Wrenbury, is being probed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the RSPCA.

Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Animal rights campaigners across the country are planning to descend on a controversial abattoir near Nantwich in a bid to close it down. Hundreds are expected to gather in Nantwich town centre before travelling to the Red Lion abattoir, at Sound Heath near Wrenbury.

Combermere Abbey owners win appeal to repair crumbling north wing

Combermere Abbey owners win appeal to repair crumbling north wing

Planning inspectors have given the green light for restoration work at a historic home near Nantwich. The owners of Combermere Abbey are celebrating after getting the go ahead to repair the crumbling North Wing of the Grade 1 building.

Secret Nantwich abattoir film of slaughtered horses sparks anger

Secret Nantwich abattoir film of slaughtered horses sparks anger

Workers at a Nantwich abattoir have had licences revoked after an undercover film showing treatment of horses being slaughtered. The film, made at the Red Lion abattoir at Broomhall, near Wrenbury, shows images of horses being beaten and neglected.

Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Big-hearted residents and shoppers donated more than 150 cuddly toys to the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, Nantwich. The toys were donated by Richmond Village residents on St Joseph’s Way and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road.

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

Rural areas of Nantwich will get superfast broadband after the Government earmarked £3.24 million for Cheshire. The move has been welcomed by politicians who say it will help Crewe and Nantwich deliver jobs and boost growth.

Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Wiring sparked a blaze in the roof of a garage in Aston, near Nantwich. The blaze badly damaged the garage but didn’t spread to the house on Sheppenhall Grove.

December 14, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Incident, News
Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Staff at a children’s centre near Nantwich are appealing for the donation of soft toys for Christmas. The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury gives out thousands of toys to children who stay at the centre throughout the year.

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Attractions near Nantwich are celebrating after scooping top prizes at the Marketing Cheshire 2012 annual awards. The Yew Tree Inn, in Bunbury, won the Tourism Pub of the Year, while nearby Peckforton Castle (pictured) was crowned Hotel of the Year.

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

Contestants tested their endurance to the limit in a “Tough Mudder” event held at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich. Around 7,500 competitors lined up to take on a 12-mile Cheshire assault course, including 22 obstacles, ice baths, electric shocks, fire, and miles of mud.

November 22, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Charity events, News
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.