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Church Minshull to stage ‘Minshull Madness’ village festival

Church Minshull to stage ‘Minshull Madness’ village festival

Villagers in Church Minshull will host a two-day ‘Minshull Madness’ festival, featuring headline soul act The Screaming Beavers.

The event, planned for September 1 and 2, kicks off with a concert by one of England’s finest soul bands at 7.30pm.

August 1, 2017 0 comments Village News
18th Audlem Festival of Transport proves hit with families

18th Audlem Festival of Transport proves hit with families

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Audlem near Nantwich to enjoy the 18th annual Audlem Festival of Transport.

There was a spectacular parade of more than 300 cars, commercial vehicles, tractors, bikes, scooters and motorcycles during the event yesterday (July 30).

Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

A chef trained to the exacting standards of Gordon Ramsay has taken over a landmark South Cheshire pub.

Adam Scally, 37, is planning a host of August Bank Holiday activities for families to enjoy as he settles in as landlord of the historic Cheshire Cheese at Shavington.

July 27, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands braved the rain and mud to enjoy another spectacular Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park.

And as these pictures show, the weather did not put people off taking in the wide array of events, exhibitions and marquees on offer.

Hundreds enjoy fun and games at Worleston Fete

Hundreds enjoy fun and games at Worleston Fete

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed fun and games at Worleston Fete at St Oswald’s Worleston Primary School.

Worleston Rose Queen 2017 Bethan Roberts arrived for her crowning with attendants in a Cadillac Eldorado luxury car to spectacular music and visitors waving their Union Flags.

Wistaston Rose Queen raises more than £5,000 for Diabetes UK

Wistaston Rose Queen raises more than £5,000 for Diabetes UK

Retiring Wistaston Rose Queen Emma Horne has presented a cheque to Diabetes UK for more than £5,000.

Emma, 15, who was crowned Rose Queen in June 2016, raised an amazing £5,121 through various activities over the past 12 months.

July 23, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Gardening fans across the UK have launched a campaign to save Wistaston’s mooning gnomes after the village rumpus hit national headlines.

Thousands of readers have clamoured for a Cheshire East Council climb-down after it demanded gardener Laurence Perry remove his two gnomes baring their bottoms

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

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Green-fingered Laurence Perry’s cheeky garden gnomes have sparked a rumpus in Wistaston – and a council letter threatening action!

Laurence, who has helped transform derelict council land in the village for the last four years, added the gnomes baring their bottoms as part of colourful displays on grass verges.

Worleston to stage annual village fete on July 22

Worleston to stage annual village fete on July 22

Worleston residents will be staging their popular village fete on July 22.

Families will be treated to a host of entertainment between 11am and 4pm, with admission and parking free.

Wimbledon-themed charity tennis event set for Wistaston

Wimbledon-themed charity tennis event set for Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A Wimbledon themed charity tennis tournament takes place at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club this Sunday.

The Club’s two courts are located behind the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane in Wistaston.

July 12, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three amateur South Cheshire riders are saddling up to tackle the world’s oldest surviving horse race.

Patrick Chesters, Gemma Mathers and Mick Mullineaux will be among the field of 15 jockeys in the 2017 Newmarket Town Plate.

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

To say the last month has been a whirlwind for new Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith would be an under-statement.

Thrust into the limelight by her amazing election victory, the 32-year-old’s life has been turned upside down. But she still had time to chat to Nantwichnews over coffee.