Stapeley

Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Town Mayor David Marren was under the microscope as young pupils grilled him as part of their school project!

Cllr Marren was invited in to Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley to be interrogated by year one Orange Class as part of their “Super Stapeley, Super Me” project.

March 21, 2019
Stapeley pupils enjoy “Positively Different Week”

Stapeley pupils enjoy “Positively Different Week”

Pupils at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley took part in a week that lived up to its name!

Staff at the Nantwich school organised and ran a “Positively Different Week” – an off-timetable week of activities which included handling scorpions to orienteering.

March 15, 2019
Stapeley pupils enjoy surprise mystery reader in Nantwich Mayor

Stapeley pupils enjoy surprise mystery reader in Nantwich Mayor

Young pupils at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley enjoyed their latest mystery reader when Nantwich Town Mayor arrived in his full regalia!

Cllr David Marren wore the Mayoral gold chain and robes as he read the story of “Nora, the child who ate and ate and ate…” to 4 and 5 year olds.

March 9, 2019
Cronkinson Farm in Stapeley to be turned into Heritage community pub

Cronkinson Farm in Stapeley to be turned into Heritage community pub

A family pub in Nantwich is to close for a major £200,000 refurbishment.

The Cronkinson Farm pub in Stapeley will close on March 4 for 16 days, re-opening on March 20.

February 27, 2019
Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Pear Tree School in Stapeley has launched a new weekly Playgroup.

“Little PiPs” is being run by the staff from ‘PiPs’ – the primary school’s own before and after school club.

February 13, 2019
New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

Volunteers in Stapeley have installed new waymarkers to guide people around popular parish walks.

Stapeley Action Group designed and launched their first Walk Stapeley guide in May last year to help families explore the parish.

January 9, 2019
Council deal paves way for Stapeley gardeners to apply for allotments

Council deal paves way for Stapeley gardeners to apply for allotments

Gardeners in Stapeley can now apply for allotment sites after a deal was struck between their parish council and Nantwich Town Council.

The two authorities have come to a financial agreement so Stapeley residents can now apply for allotments in Nantwich town boundary.

December 19, 2018
Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Burglars targeted two neighbouring homes in Nantwich, stealing a hoard of jewellery.

The properties, on Broad Lane in Stapeley, were broken into in broad daylight.

November 20, 2018
Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley is undergoing a £250,000 extension and refurbishment to cater for growing pupil numbers.

Builders have moved in and work is underway following the school’s successful application for funding.

November 15, 2018
Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Former pupils, staff, governors and volunteers of a Stapeley school can leave a permanent mark – in a new “Donate a Brick” scheme.

Pear Tree Primary School is raising funds to support the new extension of its school hall and to buy new equipment.

November 1, 2018
Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping
An attempt to build 112 homes to fund the renovation of the Doddington country estate near Nantwich has been rejected following fierce opposition from neighbours.

Lady Rona Delves Broughton, who owns the Doddington Estate, wanted to build 112 homes across 12 smaller plots of land to fill a £9.6 million funding gap for the renovation of her estate – which has planning permission to become a hotel, and is on Historic England’s ‘at risk’ register in parts.

August 2, 2018
Stapeley “Party in the Lane” raises £1,300 for hospice

Stapeley “Party in the Lane” raises £1,300 for hospice

The “Party in the Lane” event in Stapeley has helped to raise more than £1,300 for St Luke’s Hospice, organisers say.

The event, held on June 9, was held on Wybunbury Lane and saw up to 300 villagers attend.

June 22, 2018
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

May 31, 2018