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Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

People have paid tribute to long-service Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died.

The 81-year-old was recognised by many as a hard-working volunteer for a number of causes, including the Samaritans for Crewe Stroke Support Group for decades.

Stapeley pupils and staff enjoy STEAM week activities

Stapeley pupils and staff enjoy STEAM week activities

Pupils and staff at Pear Tree School in Stapeley are cooling off after a fun-packed STEAM week of activities.

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths week was created by the school’s art lead Kay Morrell and STEM co-ordinator Chris Sykes.

March 4, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Willaston man tackles 10 marathons in aid of Bloodwise charity

Willaston man tackles 10 marathons in aid of Bloodwise charity

By Jonathan White
A Willaston man is attempting to complete 10 marathons in 10 days to raise funds for the blood cancer charity, Bloodwise.

Paul Dean, 37, is hard in training for the gruelling challenge he aims to tackle starting on May 25 this year.

March 3, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Landmark Cheshire Cheese pub in Shavington enjoys new lease of life

Landmark Cheshire Cheese pub in Shavington enjoys new lease of life

A landlord has said ‘cheers!’ to South Cheshire people who have helped breathe new life into landmark Shavington pub, Cheshire Cheese.

Adam Scally is raising a glass to those who have supported the rebirth of the pub as a community hub serving a growing population in the village.

March 2, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving a gas box outside the Cronkinson pub in Stapeley, Nantwich.

Two crews were called to the incident at the family pub on Pear Tree Field at around 4.40pm today (March 1).

March 1, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News, Wistaston
Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

The result of a second public inquiry into the Muller Property application for Stapeley could take as long as 10 weeks to be announced.

A four-day inquiry was held last week into the first phase proposal by Muller to build 189 houses, industrial units, space for a school, and access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

Church Minshull village hall to be revamped with £10,000 WREN grant

Church Minshull village hall to be revamped with £10,000 WREN grant

Families in Church Minshull near Nantwich are to benefit from a £10,146 grant to improve the inside of their village hall.

The money, awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund, will be used to upgrade the hot water systems and refurbish the walls and ceiling,
including improved electrical services in the Village Hall on Cross Street.

February 24, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
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.

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

The family of Wistaston man Josh Clayton have paid heartfelt tributes after his death in the A41 crash near Chester.

Josh was one of three friends killed in the incident at Dragon Hall on February 7.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

A moorer’s moving family story has prompted Aqueduct Marina in Church Minshull to choose Kidney Research UK as its 2018 charity.

The charity was put forward by Audrey Foulkes, one of Aqueduct Marina’s long-term moorers.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee have a lot to celebrate this year.

The group of local volunteers have been busy getting ready organising “Aladdin” – their 40th pantomine to date.

February 15, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Liberal Democrat councillor to stand in Bunbury Cheshire East by-election

Cllr Mark Ireland-Jones has been selected by the Liberal Democrats to stand in the forthcoming Cheshire East by-election seat of Bunbury.

The by-election was called after former Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones announced he was quitting as councillor in December.

February 13, 2018 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
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.