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Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

Hundreds of families enjoy Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of families enjoy Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of villagers turned out to enjoy the annual Bunbury Village day in glorious sunshine.

The event saw the crowning of the new Rose Queen Aimee Doyle, who took over the robes from retiring Queen Gracie McKenzie.

June 27, 2018 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Arsonists used gas canisters to torch the back of a property in the village of Ridley, near Nantwich, detectives say.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the arson at a house on Wrexham Road in Ridley.

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

Bunbury youngsters donate old school uniform to Uganda orphans

Bunbury youngsters donate old school uniform to Uganda orphans

Big-hearted Bunbury children stopped their old school uniforms going in the bin – so they could donate them to an orphanage in Uganda.

The pupils worked together to collect more than 500 items of old uniform after Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary near Nantwich decided to change its outfit.

March 27, 2018 2 comments Audlem, Bunbury, 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.

Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Cllr Mark Ireland-Jones has been selected by the Liberal Democrats to stand in the forthcoming Cheshire East by-election seat of Bunbury.

The by-election was called after former Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones announced he was quitting as councillor in December.

February 13, 2018 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist and former teacher Dee Walker has been shortlisted for the prestigious MS Amlin Continuity Prize with her painting, The Lake is Deep.

The prize, part of the National Open Art (NOA) competition, is sponsored by MS Amlin, the London-based arm of Japanese global insurer MS&AD.

November 20, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Burland & Faddiley, Village News
Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News