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Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Three Snugburys sisters have confirmed they will rebuild Peter Rabbit straw sculpture after it was burnt to the ground by suspected arsonists.

Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Sadler took over the reins of the popular Nantwich ice cream business last year.

Two arrested after drugs and cash seized at Wistaston house

Two arrested after drugs and cash seized at Wistaston house

Two people have been arrested after police seized drugs during a search of a Wistaston house.

Officers who searched a house on Beech Drive after executing a warrant, seized a quantity of Class B drugs and cash.

February 15, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington Village Festival is to host its 39th annual Pantomime, and this year it’s Cinderella.

The family show with a classic story and laughs a plenty will star a local cast ranging from seven-years-old to 76.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

A Nantwich councillor said he was “staggered” and “bitterly disappointed” after a Cabinet minister gave the go ahead for housing developers to use an “unsafe” access point.

Stapeley campaigners lost their fight this week to prevent Wainhomes from narrowing busy Audlem Road from 7m to just 5.5m.

February 8, 2017 1 comment Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley campaigners angry over Wainhomes “unsafe” road scheme

Stapeley campaigners angry over Wainhomes “unsafe” road scheme

A developer is allowed to make “unsafe” changes to a busy road in Nantwich – because it was granted permission in an earlier application.

Furious campaigners say the work to Audlem Road in Stapeley “defies all common sense”.

February 6, 2017 1 comment News, Stapeley, Village News
Olympic trampoline star Bryony to help Wingate Centre bounce-a-thon

Olympic trampoline star Bryony to help Wingate Centre bounce-a-thon

Olympic trampoline medallist Bryony Page will be back in Nantwich next month – to help the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury stage a fund-raising Bounce-a-thon!

The silver medal winner from Rio will be at the centre on March 19 for its 25th anniversary of the opening of the gymnasium.

Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Pupils from Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley are celebrating after winning a trophy for the Nantwich Education Partnership Business Enterprise competition.

Youngsters from Year 4, who won through the initial school-based heats, headed to Brine Leas to face one last challenge.

February 5, 2017 0 comments Schools & Colleges, Stapeley, Village News
Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Big-hearted residents have set up a fund-raiser to replace the Peter Rabbit straw sculpture in Nantwich which was burnt down by arsonists.

Police are hunting the offenders suspected of setting the 40-ft structure ablaze at Snugburys ice cream farm off the A51 in Hurleston.

Wingate Children’s Centre boosted by Nantwich housebuilder

Wingate Children’s Centre boosted by Nantwich housebuilder

A Nantwich children’s charity has received a funding boost from a local house builder.

Wingate Children’s Centre, in Wrenbury, which uses sport to help children with physical or learning disabilities, is offering improved gymnastics lessons.

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is thanking supermarket customers for donating £5,000 worth of pet food in just 12 months.

Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, has a drop-off point in the store for people to donate cat and dog food to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Two men had a miracle escape from this wreckage after a car ploughed off the A534 near Nantwich and into a tree.

But Cheshire Police issued a warning after the incident in Bulkeley after arresting the driver on suspicion of drink driving.

Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community projects are to benefit from £20,000 of funding to boost local health.

Ten community projects shared the pot from Cheshire East Council after an event at Nantwich Civic Hall saw groups pitch their ideas and receive a public vote.

January 23, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Stapeley pupils enjoy Cheshire East Mayor visit

Stapeley pupils enjoy Cheshire East Mayor visit

Pupils at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley welcomed a very important visitor when Cheshire East Mayor dropped by.

Cllr Olivia Hunter visited along with the Mayor’s attendant and the ceremonial silver mace.

January 16, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News