Hurleston & Barbridge

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.

Fire crews tackle blaze at demolished Nantwich pub The Jolly Tar

Fire crews tackle blaze at demolished Nantwich pub The Jolly Tar

Fire crews tackled a blaze at a popular Nantwich pub which was being demolished by developers.

The Jolly Tar, in Barbridge, was undergoing demolition after closing down months ago.

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.

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council bosses have defended Nantwich headteachers for issuing a warning letter to parents about children playing 18-rated computer games.

The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, tells parents that they could be reported to police or social services if pupils reveal they are allowed to play adult-rated games.

Highways bosses “sorry” over Nantwich roadworks traffic chaos

Highways bosses “sorry” over Nantwich roadworks traffic chaos

Highways chiefs said “sorry” to hundreds of drivers who were caught up in the traffic problems plaguing Nantwich this week.

Traffic flows in the town are expected to return to normal after a series of emergencies caused delays, Cheshire East Council said.

£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.

Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Father Christmas will be out and about as Santa’s Float visits Nantwich and surrounding villages over the next 10 days.

The Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Christmas Float will be visiting streets across South Cheshire to help raise money for local causes.

Nantwich Museum Art Fund grant secures future of “Nantwich Treasure”

Nantwich Museum Art Fund grant secures future of “Nantwich Treasure”

Nantwich Museum has been awarded a grant of £8,250 to secure the future of its popular “Nantwich Treasure” display. The grant has come from the “Treasure Plus” scheme through the Art Fund, supported by The Headley Trust.

Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

The Venetian Marina near Nantwich is to hold am open day for narrowboat novices and old hands alike! The event at the Cholmondeston venue will feature industry experts, value for money narrowboats, refreshments, trips up the Shropshire Union Canal and entertainment.

Boughey staff in Nantwich raise £1,300 after colleague’s cancer death

Boughey staff in Nantwich raise £1,300 after colleague’s cancer death

Staff at Boughey Distribution in Wardle, Nantwich have helped to raise £1,300 in memory of a colleague who died. Workers at the grocery logistics businesses, have been raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Industrial park off the A51 at Wardle, Nantwich given go ahead

Industrial park off the A51 at Wardle, Nantwich given go ahead

A massive new industrial park near Nantwich has been given the green light by Cheshire East Council planners. They granted outline planning consent for the 65-hectare site on the former Wardle Airfield off the A51.