Village News

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

By Jonathan White More than 60 people halped to raise around £400 at the popular Wistaston Jubilee Proms concert. The concert, in Wistaston Memorial Hall, was performed by the Crewe Concert Band under musical director Albert Dunseath.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Music Reviews, Wistaston
Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Reaseheath College equine students involved in the Horse of the Year Show, also showed their acting talents in front of a royal audience. Fifteen of the 36 students who worked at the show in Birmingham had a crash course in acting so they could appear as extras in “The Final Charge”.

X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

A young performer is to play before a huge live audience in Nantwich for the first time since his X Factor dream was shattered by illness. Tim Gallagher, 19, won through to the boot camp in Liverpool after a resounding ‘yes’ from judges only to be rushed to hospital with a blood clot.

Beth Tweddle’s sadness over death of former Crewe & Nantwich club coach

Beth Tweddle’s sadness over death of former Crewe & Nantwich club coach

Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle has paid tribute to her former Crewe & Nantwich coach who died suddenly. Bunbury-based Tweddle was stunned to learn of the death of Fergus Beedham, aged just 47.

October 16, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, Other sports
Muller Property submits plan for “Nantwich South” access road in Stapeley

Muller Property submits plan for “Nantwich South” access road in Stapeley

Developers bidding to build a “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley have submitted their first planning application. Muller Property has submitted proposals for a new access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

October 16, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, Stapeley
Reaseheath College stages popular Apple Festival in Nantwich

Reaseheath College stages popular Apple Festival in Nantwich

By Jonathan White Visitors flocked to the 20th Reaseheath Apple Festival staged at the Nantwich college this weekend. The free event featured dozens of different types of apples sourced from around the world.

Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

The success of Paralympics GB team is living on at the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. The centre has received a donation from Sainsbury’s Nantwich which includes a haul of Paralympic athlete-themed advertising.

Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Hundreds of Willaston residents turned out to witness the village green’s re-naming ceremony. The popular Nantwich village now has a green named after former parish councillor Mike Heywood, affectionately known as “Mr Willaston”.

Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

Cheese lorry hedge crash blocks busy Nantwich road

A lorry loaded with cheese got into a pickle when it crashed into a hedge on a busy Nantwich road. Police say the 44-tonne wagon swerved to avoid another vehicle before crashing on Main Road, in Worleston, Nantwich.

October 12, 2012 2 comments Incident, Latest, Reaseheath & Worleston
Nantwich Choral Society welcomes Harry Potter singing star

Nantwich Choral Society welcomes Harry Potter singing star

A singing star whose voice featured on the film score of Harry Potter, helped visitors brush up on their vocal skills at a special Nantwich Choral Society day. Susan Marrs is one of the region’s leading mezzo-soprano soloists and a Fellow of Trinity College of Music in London.

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook nominated in national “Rural Oscars”

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook nominated in national “Rural Oscars”

Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich has been nominated for the prestigious “Rural Oscars”. The store, off Newcastle Road, has been nominated for the Butcher’s Award in the Countryside Alliance Awards which aim to celebrate rural life, produce and communities.

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony in Nantwich town centre. More than 100 graduates dressed in gowns and mortar boardscspilled out of St Mary’s Church where they mingled with families and employers.

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.