Village News

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.

Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

Environment Agency places Flood Warning on River Weaver in Nantwich

The Environment Agency has today placed a stretch of the River Weaver in Nantwich under a Flood Warning. This means flooding is expected and residents and businesses are warned to take immediate action.

Nantwich school’s cakes and cuppas raise Macmillan Cancer Support funds

Nantwich school’s cakes and cuppas raise Macmillan Cancer Support funds

A Nantwich school had the kettle on all morning to help raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support. Sound and District Primary PTA invited parents and visitors to a coffee morning where mums and Year 6 helpers served cuppas and cakes.

September 24, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Schools & Colleges, Sound
Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

A village green in Nantwich is to be officially renamed in honour of a late council stalwart. Willaston village green is to be called Mike Heywood Green in tribute to the former parish council chairman (pictured).

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Parish councillors clashed with the leader of Cheshire East over the  long-running Stapeley Village Hall saga. The delays and dithering over opening the hall next to Pear Tree Primary School were laid bare at a packed public meeting.

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

A council leader told a packed Nantwich meeting he would fight “unsustainable” housing developments threatening the town. Leader of Cheshire East Cllr Michael Jones addressed around 100 people in Stapeley.

September 21, 2012 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News, Stapeley
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club scoops village “in bloom” award

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club scoops village “in bloom” award

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club has won one of the village’s top ‘in bloom’ award. The club was selected by Wistaston in Bloom to receive the Byatt Trophy for “The Best Community Premises”.

September 19, 2012 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Environment, Latest, Wistaston
Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan will add glamour to a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display in Nantwich. The pin-up, who plays Rovers barmaid Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap, will be at the “Spooktacular” Halloween family fun night at Dorfold Park on October 27.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

By Jonathan White A local singing group is hoping to unearth new singing talent in the Nantwich area. The Wistaston Singers are on the lookout for new members, particularly new sopranos and tenors.

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson put his Government promotion to good use in Nantwich – by opening a new nursery. The newly promoted junior minister for education cut the ribbon at the new Little Angels in Regents Park, off London Road.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, Willaston & Rope