Shavington

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.

Plans for new Puffin crossing for busy Rope Lane in Shavington

Plans for new Puffin crossing for busy Rope Lane in Shavington

A new Puffin crossing is set to be installed at a busy junction in the Rope area of Shavington.

The crossing will be installed on Rope Lane near to the junction with Bankfield Avenue.

Drivers demand action after van crash on flooded Willaston road

Drivers demand action after van crash on flooded Willaston road

Drivers in Willaston are calling for more to be done to resolve a flooded junction after a van crash.

The driver of this van (pictured) had a lucky escape when his vehicle went out of control at the flood-hit junction of Eastern Road and Rope Hall Lane.

February 17, 2016 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Shavington homes evacuated amid shed fire cylinder blast fears

Shavington homes evacuated amid shed fire cylinder blast fears

Families were evacuated in Shavington when fire chiefs tackling a shed blaze found a potentially explosive gas cylinder.

The fire happened at a property on Stock Lane, in Shavington, at around 4.15pm today (January 7).

January 7, 2016 0 comments Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Crewe to Nantwich bus service boosted by council funds

Crewe to Nantwich bus service boosted by council funds

A bus service which operates between Nantwich and Crewe will now run six days a week throughout the year, after Cheshire East Council provided more funding.

The 44 service, which links the two towns, had been reduced to a “term time” only Monday to Friday timetable by operator GHA Coaches.