Burland & Faddiley

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

This is the latest lorry accident on an  A534 bend near Nantwich – the third within yards of each other in just two weeks.

Now residents living along the stretch of road in Faddiley are calling for action.

Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

A lorry driver was rescued by fire crews after a heavy goods vehicle overturned on the A534 near Nantwich

The incident blocked Woodhey Hall Lane in Faddiley just before 8am today (August 8).

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.

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Two men had a miracle escape from this wreckage after a car ploughed off the A534 near Nantwich and into a tree.

But Cheshire Police issued a warning after the incident in Bulkeley after arresting the driver on suspicion of drink driving.

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.

Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

A woman was taken to hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Bulkeley near Nantwich on Christmas Day.

The blaze involving logs near a wood burning stove happened at a property on Wrexham Road at around 2.30am on Christmas Day.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, News, Village News
Villagers baffled after toilet dumped at Nantwich road junction

Villagers baffled after toilet dumped at Nantwich road junction

Villagers near Nantwich have been left scratching their heads over a toilet left at a road junction – dressed in mistletoe, tinsel and Christmas lights!

The loo, dubbed the ‘Swanley crapper’ by locals, turned up at the junction of Swanley Lane and Tally Ho Lane, between Burland and Acton.

December 22, 2016 0 comments Acton, Burland & Faddiley, News, Village News
Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands take part in Remembrance Services across South Cheshire

Thousands of people young and old paid tribute to fallen heroes at a series of Remembrance Day services in South Cheshire.

Towns, villages, schools and colleges staged services throughout the weekend to mark Armistice Day.

Sunny Ormonde to perform at Faddiley Hall near Nantwich

Sunny Ormonde to perform at Faddiley Hall near Nantwich

Sunny Ormonde, star of BBC Radio’s The Archers, will be performing to an audience at Faddiley Hall near Nantwich this month.

The Knutsford-born actor, who has played Lilian Bellamy on the radio show for the past 16 years, will travel to Faddiley on November 19.

November 1, 2016 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Village News
Nantwich villagers step up campaign for broadband service

Nantwich villagers step up campaign for broadband service

Villagers in Burland and Swanley near Nantwich are stepping up their fight to improve rural broadband services.

Resident Wayne Zakers was so frustrated at the lack of service, he leafleted neighbours and discovered scores of others shared his feelings.

Burglars spark mini crime-wave in Nantwich villages

Burglars spark mini crime-wave in Nantwich villages

Burglars have targeted rural properties around Nantwich in a week-long mini crime-wave.

Police in Nantwich are probing nine separate break-ins of outbuildings in villages in just six days.

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

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A Nantwich pensioner has described the moment she thought she was going to die when a bus crashed into the glass shelter she was sitting in.

Terrified Lilian Shard, 78, was waiting at Nantwich bus station to go home to Faddiley when a double decker ploughed into the shelter.