Village News

Peppa Pig and friend found dumped on A51 near Nantwich

Peppa Pig and friend found dumped on A51 near Nantwich

Two cute pet pigs who wag their tails when happy, have been found dumped at the side of the busy A51 in Alpraham near Nantwich.

The RSPCA is now appealing for help to trace those who ditched the pigs they have named Peppa and George.

January 17, 2019
Two men charged in connection with Audlem man’s death plead not guilty

Two men charged in connection with Audlem man’s death plead not guilty

Two men charged in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt have pleaded not guilty.

Samuel Thorpe and Nicholas Hill entered their pleas at a hearing in Chester Crown court today (January 16).

January 16, 2019
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

The Church will be open from 9am until 11:30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 16, 2019
Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a derelict building in Newhall near Nantwich which caused the busy A530 to be closed.

The fire broke out around 9.30am today (January 14) in the first floor of a property on Whitchurch Road.

January 14, 2019
“Tea at the Tower” Acton walks re-launch after 2018 success

“Tea at the Tower” Acton walks re-launch after 2018 success

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at The Tower’ guided circular walks are re-launching in Acton near Nantwich after their success in 2018.

They will take place each month from St Mary’s Church, on Monks Lane.

January 10, 2019
New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

Volunteers in Stapeley have installed new waymarkers to guide people around popular parish walks.

Stapeley Action Group designed and launched their first Walk Stapeley guide in May last year to help families explore the parish.

January 9, 2019
Faddiley Monthly Markets to launch in January

Faddiley Monthly Markets to launch in January

Two businesswoman are to launch a new series of Faddiley Monthly Markets in the village near Nantwich.

Kate Harper and Oana Whale have teamed up to promote local businesses in the area at the markets to be held in the Goodwill Hall on Wrexham Road.

January 6, 2019
Wistaston Scout Group sets up aluminium can collection scheme

Wistaston Scout Group sets up aluminium can collection scheme

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scout Group (35th South West Cheshire) has set up new aluminium can collection bins in Wistaston to raise money for the group.

The new bins are located in Wistaston on the car park at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane, outside Wistonia Stores on Kings Drive), and outside the new Co-op on Crewe Road.

January 3, 2019
Nantwich couple get engaged on first night in new Wrenbury home

Nantwich couple get engaged on first night in new Wrenbury home

A happy Nantwich couple got engaged on the first night in their new home!

Phil Everall popped the question to his partner Mary Bostock as they shared a bottle of Champagne in their new Marbury Meadows home in Wrenbury.

December 30, 2018
Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

By Jonathan White
More than 30 local walkers and six dogs enjoyed a gentle stroll in Wistaston on Boxing Day.

The annual event was organised by Helen Gould and led by Ian Gould, both members of the Wistaston Community Council.

December 27, 2018
Fire crews battle chimney blaze in Baddington near Nantwich

Fire crews battle chimney blaze in Baddington near Nantwich

Fire crews had to tackle a Christmas Day chimney blaze at a house in Baddington neat Nantwich.

The fire broke out at a property on French Lane, just off Coole Lane, at around 12.20pm yesterday.

December 26, 2018
Villagers enjoy Audlem “Carols on the Square” event

Villagers enjoy Audlem “Carols on the Square” event

Audlem’s annual ‘Carols in the Square’ event took place next to the Christmas tree on the village square, writes Jonathan White.

The event featured Crewe Brass, conducted by Matt Pithers.

December 23, 2018
Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt.

Samuel Thorpe, 23, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, and Nicholas Hill, 35, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court yesterday (December 20).

December 21, 2018