Hankelow & Hatherton

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.

Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Grooming is a treat for any dog – but for Nantwich animal lover Ashleigh Rose it is a coping mechanism.

The 17-year-old, from Oakes Corner, Hatherton, grooms her Shih Tzu Gladys to calm her down when she’s upset.

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Villagers are fighting plans to turn a historic country house near Nantwich into a wedding and events venue.

The owners of Grade II listed Hatherton Lodge, in Hatherton have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council for a change of use.

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.

Driver’s lucky escape after car flips over on A529 at Hatherton

Driver’s lucky escape after car flips over on A529 at Hatherton

A woman had a lucky escape after her car careered out of control and flipped over on the A529 at Hatherton.

The incident happened at around 6am today on the Audlem Road between Nantwich and Audlem.

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Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police have warned homeowners in Hatherton near Nantwich after burglars targeted a property there.

The incident happened in the early hours of today (November 6).

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Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Volunteers running Audlem Lass boat service are celebrating national recognition.

The service, which runs between Audlem and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, has been named runner-up in the national Living Waterways Awards.

Brookfield Golf Club near Nantwich set to close down

Brookfield Golf Club near Nantwich set to close down

A popular golf club near Nantwich is set to close down this week after its owners confirmed they are selling the venue.

Members of Brookfield Golf Club at Hankelow, off the A529, have been told the club will close after September 5.

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

A 20-year-old man has been charged with five burglaries carried out in Nantwich and nearby villages in a 12-day period.

John Boy McDonagh from Charnock Place, Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent, was charged following an investigation by Crewe detectives.

18th Audlem Festival of Transport proves hit with families

18th Audlem Festival of Transport proves hit with families

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Audlem near Nantwich to enjoy the 18th annual Audlem Festival of Transport.

There was a spectacular parade of more than 300 cars, commercial vehicles, tractors, bikes, scooters and motorcycles during the event yesterday (July 30).

Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands braved the rain and mud to enjoy another spectacular Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park.

And as these pictures show, the weather did not put people off taking in the wide array of events, exhibitions and marquees on offer.