Burland & Faddiley

Superfast broadband launched in Faddiley and Brindley

Superfast broadband launched in Faddiley and Brindley

More than 85 properties in Faddiley and Brindley near Nantwich can now connect up to Superfast broadband.

It comes after Connecting Cheshire funded a new fibre broadband cabinet in the local telephone exchange area.

August 12, 2015 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Village News
Thieves strike in Poole and Bickerton, near Nantwich

Thieves strike in Poole and Bickerton, near Nantwich

Nantwich police are probing two theft crimes in villages near the town.

Offenders stole a chain saw and hedge cutter from vehicle in Bickerton on May 19.

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Nantwich Police are hunting thieves who stole a motorbike, a JCB digger and two post boxes!

The series of thefts in villages near Nantwich have sparked appeals for help.

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury Conservative MP Stephen O’Brien is to step down and take up a top job at the United Nations.

Mr O’Brien, who has represented the constituency which includes many villages around Nantwich since 1999, will be in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief at the UN.

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Villagers and councillors in Willaston have welcomed re-surfacing plans on two key roads.

Wistaston Road and Wybunbury Road, two main routes through the village, will undergo work to repair potholes and uneven surfaces.

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

Cheshire Community Action has been awarded £218,000 over three years to provide more Community Agents for rural villages around Nantwich.

The Community Agent schemes aims to help those who don’t live near a town centre and find it hard to access services or the internet.

Movers & Shakers group in Nantwich donates £89,000 to two charities

Movers & Shakers group in Nantwich donates £89,000 to two charities

Members of a charity group called Movers & Shakers have helped to raise £89,000 for two causes.

The fundraising committee of the group held a Sunday Night Supper evening to raise awareness and much-needed funds for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, and Kidney Research UK.

December 5, 2014 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Charity news, News
Nantwich villages Willaston and Burland to receive life-saving defibrillators

Nantwich villages Willaston and Burland to receive life-saving defibrillators

Two Nantwich villages are to benefit from new life-saving defibrillators. Willaston Primary School is receiving one of the defibrillators thanks to a donation from South Cheshire Harriers.

Award-winning village pub near Nantwich stages real ale festival

Award-winning village pub near Nantwich stages real ale festival

An award-winning Cheshire village pub is rolling out a big Easter beer treat for the Bank Holiday weekend. The annual festival returns to the Yew Tree Inn at Spurstow, near Nantwich, which has twice been voted ‘Pub of the Year’ by the Marketing Cheshire Awards.

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

A development of up to 1,100 houses, businesses, shops and a possible school in Nantwich has been recommended for approval. The proposal, for land at Kingsley Fields (pictured), has been put forward by the North West Nantwich Consortium, including Reaseheath College.

Local cheese makers scoop gold gongs at Nantwich Show

Local cheese makers scoop gold gongs at Nantwich Show

Joseph Heler and retail giant M&S are celebrating after scooping golds at Nantwich Show‘s International Cheese Awards. Hatherton-based Heler won several awards in the world’s largest cheese show of its kind, with more than 4,200 entries.

Bickerton Village Hall near Nantwich takes part in “Our Big Gig”

Bickerton Village Hall near Nantwich takes part in “Our Big Gig”

A village hall near Nantwich is the venue for a concert as part of the national “Our Big Gig” initiative. Bickerton Village Hall, which is to stage the concert this Sunday July 14, is one of several venues across Cheshire taking part.

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.