Village News

Family tribute after inquest into Nantwich car crash victim

Family tribute after inquest into Nantwich car crash victim

The family of tragic Nantwich car crash victim Rob Brereton have paid tribute after an inquest ruled his death was accidental. Father-of-three Rob (pictured) was killed after his car lost control and hit a tree at 55mph on Marsh Lane, Nantwich.

April 9, 2013 0 comments Latest, Shavington
New Pilates classes launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates classes launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates classes are being launched in Nantwich and Wistaston by Crewe & Nantwich Zumba. Classes are being held every Thursday at 8pm at Brine Leas High School in Audlem Road.

April 8, 2013 7 comments Clubs & Societies, Health, Wistaston
Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

The controversial Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich has been ordered to stop operating, the Food Standards Agency revealed today. The slaughterhouse in Sound Heath, Wrenbury, has failed to meet requirements for safe production of meat.

Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

A Cheshire East Cabinet councillor has vowed “very serious action” after trees blocking a proposed controversial “Nantwich South” access road were hacked down. Cllr David Brown said they are looking at whether the council’s environmental conditions have been breached.

April 8, 2013 10 comments Environment, Latest, Politics, Stapeley
Car blaze leaves one injured on Nantwich Road, Wrenbury

Car blaze leaves one injured on Nantwich Road, Wrenbury

A man was injured after a road accident near Nantwich, left one vehicle in flames. The accident happened on Nantwich Road in Wrenbury and fire crews were called out to tackle the car blaze.

April 4, 2013 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Incident, News
Tree felling shocks councillors as Muller “Nantwich South” plan rejected

Tree felling shocks councillors as Muller “Nantwich South” plan rejected

The first phase of a massive 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley has been kicked out by Cheshire East councillors. But campaigners are angry a second application for an access road was deferred after oak trees were chopped down just hours before the planning meeting.

Willaston residents call for Meadow View site parking help

Willaston residents call for Meadow View site parking help

Residents and councillors in Willaston are calling on home builders to resolve parking problems on a new development. Villagers say vehicles being parked on grass verges on the new Meadow View development are leaving the verges “unsightly” and causing an “eyesore”.

Malbank School pupils in Nantwich study Reaseheath College farm

Malbank School pupils in Nantwich study Reaseheath College farm

Pupils from Malbank School in Nantwich learned about food production and farming during a visit to Reaseheath College. Year 7 pupils studying climate change, food poverty and sustainable communities, looked at Reaseheath’s farm and glasshouses.

Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Hundreds of Crewe Alex fans from across South Cheshire flocked to Gresty Road to glimpse the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Nantwichnews editor Pete Leydon (pictured) joined supporters young and old who packed out the club shop during a special promotion of the JPT Final against Southend on April 7.

Reaseheath College zoo to open for Nantwich families over Easter

Reaseheath College zoo to open for Nantwich families over Easter

Nantwich families have the chance to meet exotic and familiar pets when Reaseheath College’s zoo opens over Easter. The college, one of the best animal management training centres in the UK, is opening its zoo to the public for two weeks from Friday March 29 to Sunday April 14.

Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Planners say developer Muller Property’s first phase of a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village should be refused. Muller’s initial application is for 189 homes and access road into the site between Peter Destapleigh Way, Broad Lane and London Road.

South Cheshire College student’s Raleigh trip to Nicaragua

South Cheshire College student’s Raleigh trip to Nicaragua

A South Cheshire College student is embarking on a trip of a lifetime to an isolated part of Central America. Mitch Long, 17, is planning a 10-week stay in Nicaragua to help people there struck by poverty.

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner is to drop in to Nantwich police station on Beam Street tomorrow (March 27). John Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, is visiting every station across the county to introduce himself.