Village News

Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Angry residents blasted a developer’s traffic survey claims at a meeting to discuss the controversial “Nantwich South” plan. More than 50 people crammed into Broad Lane Methodist Church Hall in Stapeley, with most speaking against Muller Property bosses.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich students have joined forces with the Royal British Legion to help raise funds through this year’s Poppy Appeal. Members of Reaseheath College’s Students Association hope to raise £3,500 by selling poppies at Crewe Railway Station until Remembrance Sunday on November 11.

Wildlife hedge at Nantwich college campus wins regional award

Wildlife hedge at Nantwich college campus wins regional award

A hedge on Reaseheath College’s Nantwich campus has won a regional award because of its benefits to wildlife. The hedge took the 2012 Hedgerow and Tree Award in a Cheshire Landscape Trust annual competition awarded by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

Nantwich primary school’s Halloween disco raises £200 for new equipment

Nantwich primary school’s Halloween disco raises £200 for new equipment

Pupils at a Nantwich primary school helped raise more than £200 for a new build project with a frightfully good Halloween disco. Youngsters at Sound and District Primary turned out in force to a themed fancy dress dance organised by the PTA.

November 6, 2012 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges, Sound
Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Hundreds of Wistaston families had a blast at the village’s 35th annual Fireworks Display. The event included judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions, before a procession to the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane for the display.

Stapeley campaigners anger over “Nantwich South” support letters

Stapeley campaigners anger over “Nantwich South” support letters

Campaigners against plans for a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” scheme, have cast doubt on dozens of letters of support. Protect Stapeley say some letters claiming to back Muller Property’s plans which have been published on Cheshire East Council’s website may not be valid.

November 2, 2012 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

A pensioner was taken to hospital after her car ploughed off a road in Nantwich and crashed into a garden. The 73-year-old woman was driving along the A534 through Acton from Nantwich when the accident happened on a sharp bend.

November 1, 2012 0 comments Acton, Incident, Latest
Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students have been giving Santa a helping hand with his trusty transport. Joinery and carpentry students from Reaseheath College pooled their talents to restore a Christmas float for a local rotary club.

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Drunken youths plaguing a village near Nantwich are facing a tough police crackdown. Officers seized large amounts of alcohol (pictured) after they targeted yobs in Wistaston.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, Wistaston
Stapeley Parish Council meeting over Muller Property “Nantwich South” plan

Stapeley Parish Council meeting over Muller Property “Nantwich South” plan

Residents in Stapeley are being urged to attend a parish council meeting to discuss Muller Property Group’s controversial Nantwich South plans. The meeting, to be held on Thursday at Pear Tree Primary School, comes after Muller submitted its first two applications as part of a larger proposal to create a 1,100-home village on green fields.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Stapeley
Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

A Nantwich mum has warned families to be on their guard after a burglar raided her home while the family was asleep. The victim was woken at 2am by their dog barking and disturbed the crook at the property on Massey Close, Stapeley.

October 30, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library welcomed the ladies of Acton and Reaseheath Women’s Institute Book Club for a special award ceremony. WI members took part in Cheshire East Libraries “Stories of the World” reading challenge as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.