Village News

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Residents across South Cheshire have been lighting up the area with amazing Christmas lights displays. Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White took these photos of properties where owners have gone the extra mile to bring festive cheer to their street.

December 26, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
Two people injured in A534 crash at Ridley, Nantwich

Two people injured in A534 crash at Ridley, Nantwich

Two people had to be rescued from the wreckage of a car accident near Nantwich. The accident involved a car and light goods vehicle on the A534 at Ridley.

December 26, 2012 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, Latest
Draft Local Plan favours new “Green Belt” to protect Nantwich

Draft Local Plan favours new “Green Belt” to protect Nantwich

Nantwich will be protected by new Green Belt land east and west of the town, and see 1,000 homes built near Reaseheath rather than Stapeley. That’s according to a draft Cheshire East Council strategy now ready for public consultation.

More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

Scores more Nantwich youngsters have taken out library membership in the town thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. Almost 200 more children across Cheshire East now have library membership compared to last year.

Beth Tweddle to star in “Dancing on Ice 2013” TV show

Beth Tweddle to star in “Dancing on Ice 2013” TV show

South Cheshire Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle is to take part in the 2013 Dancing on Ice TV show. The former Crewe & Nantwich club star, based in Bunbury, told fans on social media her place on the ITV reality show was confirmed.

Nantwich equine students stage Christmas show at Reaseheath

Nantwich equine students stage Christmas show at Reaseheath

Equine students from Nantwich were caught horsing around at their popular annual Christmas show! The students from Reaseheath College organised a show to make sure that the term finished with some Yuletide cheer.

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

Rural areas of Nantwich will get superfast broadband after the Government earmarked £3.24 million for Cheshire. The move has been welcomed by politicians who say it will help Crewe and Nantwich deliver jobs and boost growth.

Stapeley’s Cronkinson pub to host community carol singing event

Stapeley’s Cronkinson pub to host community carol singing event

Families in Stapeley, Nantwich, are being urged to join a community Christmas carol singing event. Stapeley Parish Council and the Cronkinson Farm pub have teamed up to stage the event tomorrow night (Tuesday December 18).

December 17, 2012 0 comments Community Events, News, Stapeley
Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Wiring sparked a blaze in the roof of a garage in Aston, near Nantwich. The blaze badly damaged the garage but didn’t spread to the house on Sheppenhall Grove.

December 14, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Incident, News
Nantwich community hall car park re-opens after parent complaints

Nantwich community hall car park re-opens after parent complaints

Parish councillors have re-opened a community hall car park in Nantwich after complaints from parents at a neighbouring school. Stapeley Parish Council had closed off the car park of the new hall on Pear Tree Field after taking over the lease of the hall on November 23.

December 10, 2012 1 comment Latest, Schools & Colleges, Stapeley
Ex Burland Parish councillor Geoff Burrows honoured as “Freeman”

Ex Burland Parish councillor Geoff Burrows honoured as “Freeman”

A parish council near Nantwich has honoured one of its former councillors by making him an Honorary Freeman. Burland Parish Council made the award to ex councillor Arthur Geoffrey Burrows as recognition for his service.

December 7, 2012 0 comments Latest, Village News
Mountaineer and author Nigel Vardy thrills Nantwich students

Mountaineer and author Nigel Vardy thrills Nantwich students

Top mountaineer Nigel Vardy gave Nantwich students tips on succeeding against the odds at a Reaseheath College “Adventure Day”. Known as ‘Mr Frostbite’, he told how he was plucked from the summit of Alaska’s highest mountain with two fellow climbers after being injured in a fall.

New “Farmer’s Apprentice” TV show set in Nantwich

New “Farmer’s Apprentice” TV show set in Nantwich

Nantwich is hosting a new The Apprentice style TV show – to find the next star of the farming world! Reaseheath College is the location for “Farmers Apprentice“, an Alan Sugar-style boot camp searching for farming’s brightest new things.