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Worleston Village Hall to stage fund-raising fashion show

Worleston Village Hall to stage fund-raising fashion show

A fundraising Fashion Show will be held at Worleston Village Hall to help raise funds for St Oswald’s Worleston Primary School.

The event will be held at 7.30pm on Friday September 29, and run by Fashion Style House.

September 24, 2017 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s ducks made a comeback after their original race was called off – because of wet weather!

Hundreds of villagers were back out in force this weekend for the re-scheduled event, and had a quacking time at the Joey the Swan recreation ground.

September 18, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen blew through South Cheshire overnight, causing trees to fall and roads to flood.

But Nantwich and surrounding areas escaped lightly with little structural damage, says Cheshire East Council.

September 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Incident, News, Village News
Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Nantwich and Crewe residents are being warned to be prepared as Storm Aileen is set to sweep through Cheshire tonight (Sept 12)

The Met Office has issued an Amber weather warning for Cheshire, with forecasters predicting winds of up to 75mph.

Stapeley Parish Council appeals for new councillors to apply

Stapeley Parish Council appeals for new councillors to apply

Stapeley Parish Council is on the hunt for a new councillor to fill a vacancy.

The council, which comprises of 10 councillors, meets monthly at Stapeley Community Hall on Pear Tree Field.

September 9, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Cheeky mooning gnomes who have been entertaining Wistaston folk for two months have finally been removed by party-pooper highway chiefs.

Pensioner Laurence Perry’s two bare-bottomed garden characters hit the headlines when they caused a village rumpus back in July.

September 8, 2017 6 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Big-hearted gas engineers teamed up to help bring Wistaston’s Scout hut in from the cold!

Around 20 heating engineers former a group called Heroes of Heat, which installs heating systems for free for charities in need.

September 5, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Stapeley tea party fundraiser to help transplant girl Elle Morris

Stapeley tea party fundraiser to help transplant girl Elle Morris

A fund-raising tea party is being staged in Stapeley to raise funds for double lung transplant youngster Elle Morris’ post surgery treatment.

Elle, from Wrenbury, who starts Brine Leas School in Nantwich this week, had the transplant six months ago.

September 4, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Stapeley, Village News
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.

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

A fourth serious accident in the last month once again closed the A534 at Faddiley in Nantwich today (August 27).

The latest collision involving a car and a motorbike happened on Wrexham Road close to The Thatch pub.

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston