Village News

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Parish councillors clashed with the leader of Cheshire East over the  long-running Stapeley Village Hall saga. The delays and dithering over opening the hall next to Pear Tree Primary School were laid bare at a packed public meeting.

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

A council leader told a packed Nantwich meeting he would fight “unsustainable” housing developments threatening the town. Leader of Cheshire East Cllr Michael Jones addressed around 100 people in Stapeley.

September 21, 2012 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News, Stapeley
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club scoops village “in bloom” award

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club scoops village “in bloom” award

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club has won one of the village’s top ‘in bloom’ award. The club was selected by Wistaston in Bloom to receive the Byatt Trophy for “The Best Community Premises”.

September 19, 2012 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Environment, Latest, Wistaston
Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan will add glamour to a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display in Nantwich. The pin-up, who plays Rovers barmaid Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap, will be at the “Spooktacular” Halloween family fun night at Dorfold Park on October 27.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

By Jonathan White A local singing group is hoping to unearth new singing talent in the Nantwich area. The Wistaston Singers are on the lookout for new members, particularly new sopranos and tenors.

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson put his Government promotion to good use in Nantwich – by opening a new nursery. The newly promoted junior minister for education cut the ribbon at the new Little Angels in Regents Park, off London Road.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, Willaston & Rope
Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Housing developers were given a rough ride by angry residents and councillors over their “Nantwich South” plans. Muller Property gave a presentation to Nantwich Town Council before being grilled by campaigners and councillors objecting to the 1,000 home scheme.

Nantwich’s Dorfold Park to host massive fireworks and bonfire event

Nantwich’s Dorfold Park to host massive fireworks and bonfire event

More than 10,000 people are expected to watch an explosive fireworks event in Dorfold Park, Nantwich. Pyrotechnic experts John Malam and Alan Rhead, of Blitz Fireworks in Crewe, have teamed up with Nantwich Agricultural Society to organise the spectacular display and family bonfire event.

September 8, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Police to hold surgeries in local villages

Nantwich Police to hold surgeries in local villages

Nantwich Police are staging a series of surgeries in villages in the area for residents to air their concerns. The forthcoming rural surgeries are taking place next weekend Saturday September 15 and Sunday 16.

Nantwich’s Woodlands Brewery to stage annual charity beer festival

Nantwich’s Woodlands Brewery to stage annual charity beer festival

A Nantwich brewery is to stage its second annual festival to raise money for a local care home. Woodlands Brewery, based off London Road, will be staging the festival over two nights this weekend.

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

A long-awaited village hall in Stapeley, Nantwich is set to be opened after almost two years of legal red-tape. Now Stapeley Parish Council is urging groups to come forward with suggestions on how it can be used – or risk losing it.

September 6, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has issued a plea to residents in Stapeley to back the fight to stop more housing developments. He believes the “power of the people” which stopped the Parkers Road traveller’s site in Crewe should give villagers heart.

Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

By Jonathan White A cricket festival took place in Wistaston to celebrate a former player’s 40th birthday. Matches took place at Wistaston Village Cricket Club, Eric Swan Recreation Ground, in honour of ex WVCC player Julian West.