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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
Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Police have warned villagers near Nantwich of a suspicious ‘whistling’ man seen in Peckforton a few days before an attempted house burglary.

Offenders tried to break into a house in the village earlier today (August 8), causing damage to a door.

August 8, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, News, Village News
Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Communities around six Nantwich churches teamed up to produce these stunning knitted tableau pieces.

School children to grannies, Brownies and Guides to sheltered housing residents, police officers to publicans, and farmers to family practitioners have all helped produce the displays.

Hundreds of families enjoy annual Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of families enjoy annual Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds packed in to the picturesque village of Bunbury near Nantwich to enjoy the annual Village Day.

And this year’s theme was ‘Safari’ which saw young and old dressing up in fun outfits.

June 26, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
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.

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Two nurseries near Nantwich are among five to share more than £745,000 of government funding to boost free nursery places.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery in Willaston, and Bramley Hedge Day Nursery in Bunbury, are to benefit from the capital funding.

Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

A new mobile children’s centre soon to be unveiled in Nantwich and nearby villages, has been welcomed by town councillors.

The Cheshire East Council service is embarking on a tour of the area, with the aim of gathering views from the public on the facility.

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

The Canal & River Trust has launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on canals around Cheshire.

They need lock keepers for locations near Nantwich, including Bunbury Locks, Cholmondeston Lock, Hurleston Lock, and Audlem.

Crews tackle fires on Welsh Row in Nantwich and Bunbury

Crews tackle fires on Welsh Row in Nantwich and Bunbury

Fire crews were called to a small blaze in the historic Cheshire Cat restaurant in Nantwich.

Three appliances responded after a fire broke out in an electrical heater at the venue on Welsh Row.

January 4, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Incident, News, Village News
Yew Tree in Bunbury to stage antiques valuation nights

Yew Tree in Bunbury to stage antiques valuation nights

Antiques expert Mark Littler has teamed up with award-winning Bunbury pub Yew Tree Inn to host a series of valuation evenings.

Mark will be on hand between 4pm and 7pm each Monday until December 19 to value customers’ antiques free of charge.

November 22, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Cheshire-based Decibellas Women’s Choir is to stage a one-off concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury, near Nantwich.

The theme of the concert is the concept of ‘light’.

October 18, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News