Shavington

Shavington parish plan public drop-in event for villagers

Shavington parish plan public drop-in event for villagers

Villagers are being urged to air their views on planning and environment issues at a drop-in session in Shavington. The event is being organised by Shavington-Cum-Gresty Parish Council.

January 31, 2013 0 comments News, Shavington
Latest school tables show how Brine Leas and Malbank performed

Latest school tables show how Brine Leas and Malbank performed

Brine Leas High School in Nantwich has emerged as one of the best in Cheshire East, according to latest secondary league tables. The Audlem Road academy’s “value added” score of 1,024 is the third highest in the region.

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow is causing disruption and chaos across South Cheshire. Dozens of schools have closed or are closing early and many minor roads are barely passable.

Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Nantwich bus users launch Facebook group to fight service cuts

Angry bus passengers from Nantwich have set up a Facebook group to fight cuts to local services from the town. Many have hit out after key journeys like the number 44 from Nantwich to Shavington and Crewe before 9am were axed.

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the rain and wind to watch the annual Crewe Christmas lights switch-on in the main square. The cast of Cinderella from the Lyceum Theatre pantomime began the countdown and switched on with Mayor of Crewe Peggy Martin.

November 23, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, News, Shavington
MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

A Willaston councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents Willaston and Rope at Cheshire East, was fined at Chester Crown Court.

October 24, 2012 0 comments Crime, Politics, Shavington, Willaston & Rope
X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

A young performer is to play before a huge live audience in Nantwich for the first time since his X Factor dream was shattered by illness. Tim Gallagher, 19, won through to the boot camp in Liverpool after a resounding ‘yes’ from judges only to be rushed to hospital with a blood clot.