Village News

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow is causing disruption and chaos across South Cheshire. Dozens of schools have closed or are closing early and many minor roads are barely passable.

RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre issues volunteer appeal

RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre issues volunteer appeal

The RSPCA Wildlife Centre in Nantwich is in urgent need of volunteers to support fundraising, education and publicity. Stapeley Grange, on London Road, will be hosting a fundraising and education volunteer information night on Thursday January 31 between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

January 18, 2013 1 comment Charity events, Charity news, News, Stapeley
Councillors meet Willaston residents over Malbank ‘walk-to-school’ fears

Councillors meet Willaston residents over Malbank ‘walk-to-school’ fears

A senior Council Cabinet member met with Willaston residents over fears about a planned walk-to-school route in Nantwich. Cllr Rachel Bailey, leading the home-to-school transport review, attended a public meeting to listen to residents’ views on the proposed route to Malbank School.

Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car crooks have targeted nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston in the past few weeks, police said. And motorists are being warned to lock their vehicles as thefts from unlocked cars continue to rise.

January 16, 2013 0 comments Crime, Latest, Wistaston
Top Reaseheath College staff in Nantwich honoured at awards night

Top Reaseheath College staff in Nantwich honoured at awards night

Star performers of Reaseheath College in Nantwich have been honoured for their efforts at an awards night. Teams and staff members judged to have “gone the extra mile” have received Awards of Excellence at an annual event.

Petition of 1,520 names against “Nantwich South” Stapeley plan

Petition of 1,520 names against “Nantwich South” Stapeley plan

A petition signed by more than 1,500 people against the “Nantwich South” plan, is being handed in to Cheshire East Council and the Government. MP Edward Timpson joined with councillors and residents in Stapeley to form the petition.

Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Angry bus passengers from Nantwich have set up a Facebook group to fight cuts to local services from the town. Many have hit out after key journeys like the number 44 from Nantwich to Shavington and Crewe before 9am were axed.

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

This 10cm-deep pothole in the Nantwich area has sparked a health warning to drivers by reader Andy Oakes. And it seems the hole, on Den Lane between Wrinehill and Blakenhall, could have gone unrepaired for nearly four years.

January 12, 2013 3 comments Acton, Environment, Latest, Politics, Wybunbury
Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

The Sports Partnership is the new management team of Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle. The company announced it has agreed a deal to manage Beth who is currently starring in the ITV show Dancing On Ice.

January 12, 2013 0 comments Bunbury, Business, Latest, Other sports
Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Big-hearted residents and shoppers donated more than 150 cuddly toys to the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, Nantwich. The toys were donated by Richmond Village residents on St Joseph’s Way and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road.

Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

A man found with stab wounds after an incident on Wistaston Road in Crewe, has died. Police cordoned off the busy street after reports of a stabbing incident, and found a 26-year-old with serious wounds.

January 5, 2013 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest, Wistaston
Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs are probing a blaze which ripped through the roof of a house in Barbridge, Nantwich. Two crews from Nantwich were called to the fire on Old Chester Road, Barbridge, where they found the blaze in the roof space of a detached house.

January 3, 2013 0 comments Hurleston & Barbridge, Incident, Latest
Reaseheath College students donate vital supplies to Nantwich Foodbank

Reaseheath College students donate vital supplies to Nantwich Foodbank

Nantwich students donated 72.52 kilos of food to help people in need in their local community. Around 50 animal management students from Reaseheath College collected in-date, non perishable food after an appeal by Nantwich Foodbank.