Reaseheath & Worleston

Reaseheath students to transform scrubland next to former Redsands site in Willaston

Reaseheath students to transform scrubland next to former Redsands site in Willaston

Plans to turn scrubland into an oasis for Nantwich families to enjoy have been drawn up by University Centre Reaseheath students.

The proposals are for land next to the former Redsands disused children’s home in Willaston, which is being redeveloped into a specialist care home for dementia patients.

Worleston fashion show to be staged by St Oswald’s School PTA

Worleston fashion show to be staged by St Oswald’s School PTA

A fashion show held at Worleston Village Hall in September was so successful that organisers are running another event on June 8.

And they say it will be even bigger and better this time around.

Worleston WI to stage fund-raising Race Night at village hall

Worleston WI to stage fund-raising Race Night at village hall

Worleston WI are holding a Race Night at Worleston Village Hall on Main Road on Friday May 18.

The evening will start at 7.15pm, but guests are urged to arrive at 7pm.

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Family man Jake Lomax is standing for Labour Party in next week’s Bunbury ward Cheshire East Council by-election.

The 44-year-old, who lives in Bunbury with his family, has worked in manufacturing, defence and financial services for many years.

Bunbury ward by-election – Green Party candidate Mark Sharkey

Bunbury ward by-election – Green Party candidate Mark Sharkey

Alpraham resident Mark Sharkey has been chosen by Green Party as candidate in next week’s Bunbury ward be-election.

The seat – which covers the communities of Acton, Alpraham, Aston, Barbridge, Church Minshull and Reaseheath and Bunbury, was vacated by former Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones.

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

A lorry crashed and toppled over on the busy Chester Road out of Nantwich today.

The incident happened just before 9am at the Bluestone traffic lights where the A51 and A534 meet.

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s

Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s

A Christmas Floral Extravaganza at St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull, drew crowds of visitors from far and wide, raising £3,000.

Run by Wistaston and District Flower Club in partnership with St Bartholomew’s Church, ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ floral event showcased 12 arrangements from award-winning Cheshire florists.

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

The busy A51 near Reaseheath in Nantwich was closed today after a serious accident.

One vehicle over-turned in the incident between Reaseheath and the Bluestone Lights junction at around 1pm today.

Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston and District Flower Club has teamed up with St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull to stage a floral art exhibition.

The debut of the club’s “The Twelve Days of Christmas” floral art exhibition will be staged on December 1-3.

Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

Lorry smash involving 16 tonnes of aubergines sparks traffic chaos in Nantwich

A lorry collision which caused 16 tonnes of aubergines to spill across the A51 near Reaseheath sparked traffic chaos in Nantwich today.

Two HGVs collided on the A51 between Reaseheath and Henhull at around 2.30am, police said.