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Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

A motorcyclist has died in a collision on Main Road in Worleston, Nantwich.

Officers from the roads policing unit are appealing for witnesses to the collision between a car and a motorcyclist on the B5074.

Hockeython at Vagrants in Willaston raises £1,000 for Bloodwise

Hockeython at Vagrants in Willaston raises £1,000 for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A Hockeython which took place at The Vagrants in Willaston has helped to raise more than £1,000 for Bloodwise charity.

Bloodwise was chosen in recognition of Ladies 1st team player Steph Thompson, who was recently diagnosed with Leukaemia.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping
An attempt to build 112 homes to fund the renovation of the Doddington country estate near Nantwich has been rejected following fierce opposition from neighbours.

Lady Rona Delves Broughton, who owns the Doddington Estate, wanted to build 112 homes across 12 smaller plots of land to fill a £9.6 million funding gap for the renovation of her estate – which has planning permission to become a hotel, and is on Historic England’s ‘at risk’ register in parts.

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

By Jonathan White
Minshull Vernon couple Tony and Margaret Woods staged a fundraising event for a children’s hospice in memory of their granddaughter.

It took place at their Minshull Hill Cottage and featured a range of activities including a tombola, bric-a-brac, books, home bake and a grand raffle. Refreshments were also available.

July 31, 2018 1 comment Church Minshull, Village News
Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers enjoyed the 19th annual Audlem Festival of Transport.

There was a spectacular parade of more than 100 cars, commercial vehicles, tractors and motorcycles.

Wrenbury dads raise thousands with Coast to Coast bike ride

Wrenbury dads raise thousands with Coast to Coast bike ride

Four dads from Wrenbury have raised thousands of pounds for Wingate Children’s Centre after cycling the iconic ‘Coast to Coast’ route from Workington in Cumbria to Sunderland.

Tom Robinson, Oliver Caunce, Josh Walker and Scott Heirene, plus support driver Scott Caunce, took on the gruelling challenge which saw them pedal through the Lake District National Park.

July 29, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of more delays as major works begin at a busy Wistaston junction.

Work is due to start today (July 23) at Wistaston Green Road/A530 junction in Wistaston, next to the new ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development and the Rising Sun Inn.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

A Malbank student from Wistaston has received an award from Diabetes UK after raising funds to support vital research.

Emma Horne, 16, received the ‘Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award’ during a service at St Mary’s Wistaston.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

By Jonathan White
A “Summer Celebration” held in Wistaston has helped to raise several hundred pounds for Diabetes UK.

Visitors enjoyed strawberries & cream, cakes, jams & chutneys, home-made breads, and home-made cards at the event in St Mary’s Church hall.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Fire crews from across South Cheshire tackled a large farmland blaze near Audlem today as tinder-dry grass went up in flames.

The fire broke out at around 4.20pm today on land off Lodmore Lane, in Burleydam, near Audlem.

July 15, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Incident, News, Village News
Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

A man has been jailed after his light goods vehicle crashed head on with a van on the A500, killing the Willaston driver.

Adam Daniel Staley, 35, was driving towards Crewe on the A500 at Barthomley when he crashed into a van driven by Neil Dey (pictured), 31, who was heading towards Stoke.