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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.

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Nantwich Town councillors have voted to support Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre, which is threatened with closure by Cheshire East.

The centre, on Dog Lane, provides services to hundreds of families and their young children every week.

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Police appeal over Bickerton house burglary

Police appeal over Bickerton house burglary

Police are hunting burglars who broke in to a house in the Bickerton area of Nantwich.

The incident happened at a residential property on Goldford Lane.

Police warn Burland residents of “suspicious” vehicle

Police warn Burland residents of “suspicious” vehicle

Residents in the village of Burland near Nantwich are being warned by police of a vehicle acting suspiciously.

The vehicle was spotted on a farm in the village on Monday evening (December 7).

December 9, 2015 3 comments Burland & Faddiley, Village News