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Labour’s Laura Smith wins stunning General Election victory in Crewe & Nantwich seat

Labour’s Laura Smith wins stunning General Election victory in Crewe & Nantwich seat

Labour’s Laura Smith has produced a stunning Labour victory in the Crewe and Nantwich of the 2017 General Election.

The Stapeley businesswoman overturned a Conservative majority of more than 3,000 to win by just 48 votes.

June 9, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics, Stapeley
Man jailed for theft of boy’s bike at Stapeley Co-op

Man jailed for theft of boy’s bike at Stapeley Co-op

A man caught and charged for stealing a boy’s mountain bike outside Stapeley Co-op store, has been jailed for 16 weeks.

Karl Manley, 37, was arrested just 24 hours after an appeal by the victim’s family on Nantwichnews for the return of the £600 bike.

June 5, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Stapeley
Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

These dramatic pictures show how a hot air balloon packed with passengers was forced to land just yards from the Nantwich railway line, narrowly missing electricity pylons.

Eye-witnesses gathered to watch the balloon’s dicey descent as it landed in a field next to the Nantwich to Crewe line close to Cheerbrook Farm, off Newcastle Road.

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley businesswoman Laura Smith has been selected as Labour parliamentary candidate to fight for the Crewe and Nantwich seat in June.

The 32-year-old was selected by the Labour group ahead of the party’s 2015 candidate Adrian Heald.

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.

Stapeley Litter Group appeal for new members to clean up area

Stapeley Litter Group appeal for new members to clean up area

Stapeley Litter Group is appealing for new members as more and more rubbish is being collected each month.

In their latest pick, they collected 14 bags of rubbish, five wheel hubs, a couple of signs and one rusty bike.

April 14, 2017 2 comments Stapeley, Village News
Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

A woman was killed when her car careered off a Nantwich road and ploughed into a fence post.

The 76-year-old was driving along Peter Destapleigh Way in Stapeley when the accident happened.

February 20, 2017 1 comment Incident, News, Stapeley
Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

A Nantwich councillor said he was “staggered” and “bitterly disappointed” after a Cabinet minister gave the go ahead for housing developers to use an “unsafe” access point.

Stapeley campaigners lost their fight this week to prevent Wainhomes from narrowing busy Audlem Road from 7m to just 5.5m.

February 8, 2017 1 comment Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley campaigners angry over Wainhomes “unsafe” road scheme

Stapeley campaigners angry over Wainhomes “unsafe” road scheme

A developer is allowed to make “unsafe” changes to a busy road in Nantwich – because it was granted permission in an earlier application.

Furious campaigners say the work to Audlem Road in Stapeley “defies all common sense”.

February 6, 2017 1 comment News, Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Stapeley pupils scoop Nantwich Education Partnership award

Pupils from Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley are celebrating after winning a trophy for the Nantwich Education Partnership Business Enterprise competition.

Youngsters from Year 4, who won through the initial school-based heats, headed to Brine Leas to face one last challenge.

February 5, 2017 0 comments Schools & Colleges, Stapeley, Village News
£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is thanking supermarket customers for donating £5,000 worth of pet food in just 12 months.

Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, has a drop-off point in the store for people to donate cat and dog food to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

Stapeley pupils enjoy Cheshire East Mayor visit

Stapeley pupils enjoy Cheshire East Mayor visit

Pupils at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley welcomed a very important visitor when Cheshire East Mayor dropped by.

Cllr Olivia Hunter visited along with the Mayor’s attendant and the ceremonial silver mace.

January 16, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
RSPCA centre in Nantwich inundated with budgies

RSPCA centre in Nantwich inundated with budgies

Staff at the RSPCA centre in Nantwich are appealing for bird-lovers to get in touch after becoming inundated with budgies.

The Stapeley Grange centre on London Road currently has 21 budgies at the centre.

December 28, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Stapeley