Hurleston & Barbridge

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.

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.

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.

Police hunt burglars who broke into Barbridge house

Police hunt burglars who broke into Barbridge house

Burglars broke into a house in Barbridge near Nantwich and tried to steal bikes before being disturbed.

Detectives appealing for witnesses say offenders targeted the back entrance of an address on Bankside Close in Barbridge.

August 17, 2017 0 comments Hurleston & Barbridge, Village News
RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

The RSPCA is warning people to be wary of wildlife when on a boat after a cygnet was killed by a propeller on a Nantwich canal

The injured and distressed cygnet was found by a member of the public with its skin ripped away, on the canal near to Barbridge Marina, Nantwich
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Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

The giant straw Peter Rabbit sculpture is back in his rightful Nantwich place just four months after being burned to the ground.

The replacement 40th structure was unveiled this week by Snugburys – together with a CCTV camera and alarms!

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.

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Three Snugburys sisters have confirmed they will rebuild Peter Rabbit straw sculpture after it was burnt to the ground by suspected arsonists.

Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Sadler took over the reins of the popular Nantwich ice cream business last year.

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Big-hearted residents have set up a fund-raiser to replace the Peter Rabbit straw sculpture in Nantwich which was burnt down by arsonists.

Police are hunting the offenders suspected of setting the 40-ft structure ablaze at Snugburys ice cream farm off the A51 in Hurleston.

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.

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Staff at Nantwich ice cream makers Snugburys are celebrating 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter – with this giant straw rabbit!

Potter was one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, with Peter Rabbit one of her most famous characters.

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.