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Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston and District Flower Club has teamed up with St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull to stage a floral art exhibition.

The debut of the club’s “The Twelve Days of Christmas” floral art exhibition will be staged on December 1-3.

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

Stapeley pupils build winter homes for hedgehogs

Stapeley pupils build winter homes for hedgehogs

Pupils at Pear Tree School in Stapeley joined Nantwich Green Spaces to build winter homes for hedgehogs.

The youngsters from Yellow class teamed up with Doug Butterill on the project.

November 11, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

A lorry collision which caused 16 tonnes of aubergines to spill across the A51 near Reaseheath sparked traffic chaos in Nantwich today.

Two HGVs collided on the A51 between Reaseheath and Henhull at around 2.30am, police said.

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners have approved a bid to turn the former Redsands children’s centre in Nantwich, into a specialised 71-bedroom dementia care village.

The buildings, in Willaston, will now have a new lease of life as a specialised centre of excellence in dementia care, with landscaped gardens and residential units.

Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Holly Fair’ at Wells Green Methodist Church in Wistaston has helped to raise more than £1,800 for church funds.

In the entrance hall, there was a hamper made up of Fair Traded goods, sponsored by Wells Green Choir, and a stall of Traidcraft foods and Christmas gifts.

November 8, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Stapeley councillors are calling for action at two busy road junctions in Nantwich after a series of accidents in recent weeks.

There have been a number of incidents at the traffic lights junctions of Newcastle Road/Elwood Way and further along where Elwood Way meets A51 London Road and Peter de Stapleigh Way.

November 7, 2017 1 comment Environment, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police have warned homeowners in Hatherton near Nantwich after burglars targeted a property there.

The incident happened in the early hours of today (November 6).

November 6, 2017 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Brave South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has lost his battle with a rare leukaemia disease.

The seven-year-old Stoke City fan, from Hough near Shavington, passed away at the weekend, just three months after he led his favourite team out against Arsenal

Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

A Wistaston family spent a day with Manchester scientists at the forefront of research into diabetes.

Emma Horne, 15, was invited to St Mary’s Hospital after she helped raise £5,000 for Diabetes UK in her role as Wistaston Rose Queen.

November 4, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

By Jonathan White
Fourteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions in the Wistaston Memorial Hall annual quiz for the Fred Lorimer trophy.

The quiz setters were Peter and Christina Wainwright who organised their fifth quiz at the hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews battle blaze on train at Calveley near Nantwich

Fire crews had to battle a blaze on a diesel train at Calveley, between Nantwich and Chester.

The blaze broke out on board the engine compartment of the train close to Station Road at around 4am yesterday (October 21).

October 22, 2017 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Incident, News