Village News

Parents victory as Stapeley Broad Lane School gets car park go ahead

Parents victory as Stapeley Broad Lane School gets car park go ahead

Parents are celebrating after Cheshire East councillors approved plans for a car-park at a busy Nantwich primary school. The 43-space car park will be built next to Stapeley Broad Lane Primary School.

Review: Acton Operatics Society’s “La Cage Aux Folles”

Review: Acton Operatics Society’s “La Cage Aux Folles”

By Claire Faulkner Acton Operatics Society has been wowing audiences with its “La Cage Aux Folles” at Crewe Lyceum.  Acton’s opening numbers were outstanding and the following songs and routines didn’t disappoint.

October 11, 2012 0 comments Acton, Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Reaseheath College outlines 1,100 Kingsley North Nantwich house plans

Reaseheath College outlines 1,100 Kingsley North Nantwich house plans

A plan to build 1,100 homes on the Kingsley North site in Nantwich has more benefits than rival proposals, it was claimed. Reaseheath College principal Meredydd David joined agents to outline their plans to Nantwich Town Council.

Sainsbury’s Nantwich funds Willaston summer fete and Rose Queen event

Sainsbury’s Nantwich funds Willaston summer fete and Rose Queen event

Sainsbury’s Nantwich has helped a local village secure the future of its Rose Queen and summer fete. Willaston Parish Council has been presented with a £100 community grant which will ensure the continuance of the annual event.

Wrenbury Art Group exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Wrenbury Art Group exhibition at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of paintings by Wrenbury Art Group is to be staged at Nantwich Museum. The “Yes we CAN paint” exhibition of work opens in the Millennium Gallery on Pillory Street on Saturday October 13.

Residents invited to Jubilee Proms Concert in Wistaston

Residents invited to Jubilee Proms Concert in Wistaston

Residents are being invited to a special Jubilee Proms Concert in Wistaston, near Nantwich. The event takes place in Wistaston Memorial Hall, on Church Lane, on Thursday October 18.

October 8, 2012 0 comments Community Events, News, Wistaston
Angry parent launches blog to show Nantwich school road danger

Angry parent launches blog to show Nantwich school road danger

An angry dad has set up a blog to show how parents and pupils are dicing with death outside a Nantwich primary school. Hundreds of photos and videos of chaos outside Stapeley Broad Lane School are published on the “Mad, Scary and Bad” site.

Wrenbury Village Hall sits pretty with 100 new chairs

Wrenbury Village Hall sits pretty with 100 new chairs

A village hall in Nantwich is sitting pretty these days – after buying 100 new chairs! Wrenbury Village Hall managed to secure a Cheshire East Council community grant to offer users a little more comfort.

October 5, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Human Interest, Latest
School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

School bus accident outside Stapeley Broad Lane Primary

A bus ferrying youngsters to a Nantwich primary school was hit by a car outside the school gates today. Youngsters were getting off the bus parked outside Stapeley Broad Lane School when it was hit from behind.

Parents plea for Stapeley Broad Lane school carpark go ahead

Parents plea for Stapeley Broad Lane school carpark go ahead

Parents say plans for a car park at a Nantwich primary school could save lives. They are calling on Cheshire East Council to accept a revised application for a 43-space car park on land next to Broad Lane School, Stapeley.

Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich campaigners fighting large housing developments are joining forces with residents facing similar issues in a neighbouring town. Dozens are expected to attend a mass protest march in the centre of Sandbach tomorrow (September 29).

Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Campaigners are urging residents in Nantwich to air their views on the town strategy plan before this Monday’s October 1 deadline. Only around 300  have submitted views on the consultation, which outlines a plan for housing, infrastructure, jobs and services for Nantwich up to 2030.

September 27, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Stapeley Broad Lane to stage Nantwich fireworks extravaganza

Stapeley Broad Lane to stage Nantwich fireworks extravaganza

Stapeley Broad Lane School is to stage a fireworks night for families on October 20. The Nantwich primary school is organising the fireworks extravaganza which will include fairground rides and a display organised by Blitz Fireworks.