Shavington

Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Armed robbers threatened staff with crowbars and stole cash and cigarettes in a raid on the Co-op store in Shavington earlier today.

Two men pulled up at the store on Rope Lane in a red car, police believe.

February 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington Village Festival is to host its 39th annual Pantomime, and this year it’s Cinderella.

The family show with a classic story and laughs a plenty will star a local cast ranging from seven-years-old to 76.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

A former Shavington High pupil is part of a team tackling a gruelling Antarctic expedition in aid of ABF Soldiers charity.

Chris Brooke and the SPEAR17 team are attempting to finish Henry Worsley’s expedition, transversing 1,100 miles across Antarctica.

Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

A teenage boy found dead close to the A500 in Nantwich, has been named as Scott Madden-Nevitt.

Scott, aged 16, went missing from his home in Wistaston on Monday November 28.

December 7, 2016 0 comments News, Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

Road safety campaigners in Willaston are celebrating after a new crossing was installed on busy Rope Lane.

Local councillors in Willaston and Rope have been fighting for the crossing for years.

Rope councillors take part in Winter clean up campaign

Rope councillors take part in Winter clean up campaign

Rope parish councillors teamed up to carry out a clean-up of the village.

Councillors agreed walkways like Evergreen Way needed the same attention given to gardens.

Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Elderly Shavington residents fear they have been ‘forgotten’ in the shake-up of public transport after the collapse of GHA Coaches.

Almost all bus routes have been saved by Cheshire East Council – except the no 44 service which took Shavington residents to and from Crewe and Nantwich.

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

Vintage and Classic Transport Rally held in Shavington

Vintage and Classic Transport Rally held in Shavington

By Jonathan White
Car nuts enjoyed a special treat with the 8th annual Vintage and Classic Transport Rally at The Elephant pub in Shavington.

Dozens of vehicles were on display on land at the rear of the premises off Newcastle Road.

Gang of thieves steal cars from Wybunbury pub

Gang of thieves steal cars from Wybunbury pub

A gang of thieves stole two expensive cars from a pub car park in Wybunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the crooks struck at the Red Lion pub on Main Road in the early hours today (June 19).

Family pay tribute to young Shavington man killed on A500 bypass

Family pay tribute to young Shavington man killed on A500 bypass

The family of a 20-year-old Shavington man killed on the A500 bypass near Nantwich have paid tribute to him.

Kieran Barker, 20, died following a collision with an HGV on the dual carriageway at Shavington earlier this week.

Man, 20, dies in lorry smash on A500 Shavington bypass

Man, 20, dies in lorry smash on A500 Shavington bypass

A man was killed in a collision with a lorry on the A500 Shavington bypass.

The 20-year-old was a pedestrian when he collided with the HGV last night (May 3) at around 9.30pm.

Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

By Jonathan White
Wistaston teenager George Raiswell helped to raise vital Sport Relief funds after organising a tennis contest at his local club.

George, a member of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane, staged a round-robin format doubles tennis event and a fund-raising raffle for UK charity.