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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.

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 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
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.

Stapeley Action Group launches new ‘Walk Stapeley’ guide

Stapeley Action Group launches new ‘Walk Stapeley’ guide

Stapeley Action Group has designed and launched a new Walk Stapeley guide to help families explore the parish!

The new leaflet – available online – contains seven walks all starting from the Cronkinson Farm pub car park.

May 19, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley to stage “Great Get Together” event at community hall

Stapeley to stage “Great Get Together” event at community hall

Stapeley and District Parish Council is joining the national “The Great Get Together” event on June 24 in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

The event takes place at Stapeley Community Hall on Pear Tree Field on June 24, from 2pm to 6pm.

May 15, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Youngsters in Stapeley became superheroes for the day to tackle the scourge of litter near their school.

Year One pupils from Pear Tree Primary School in Nantwich spent the day in the local area picking up rubbish as part of our superhero class topic.

May 14, 2018 2 comments Stapeley, Village News
Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley’s Neighbourhood Plan has been completed and endorsed by Cheshire East Council.

Cllr Ainsley Arnold, council cabinet member for housing, planning and regeneration, confirmed the move following the successful referendum in the village last month.

Nantwich boy, 13, saved firefighter dad with CPR and kiss of life in sea drama

Nantwich boy, 13, saved firefighter dad with CPR and kiss of life in sea drama

A firefighter owes his life to his 13-year-old Nantwich son who gave him CPR and the kiss of life during a dramatic incident at sea off Anglesey.

Young Joe Rowlands, of Snowcrest Place, Stapeley, was kayaking in Ynys Dulas off Lligwy beach with his dad Paul when their sit-on kayak started taking on water.

March 8, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News, Stapeley
Stapeley pupils and staff enjoy STEAM week activities

Stapeley pupils and staff enjoy STEAM week activities

Pupils and staff at Pear Tree School in Stapeley are cooling off after a fun-packed STEAM week of activities.

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths week was created by the school’s art lead Kay Morrell and STEM co-ordinator Chris Sykes.

March 4, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving a gas box outside the Cronkinson pub in Stapeley, Nantwich.

Two crews were called to the incident at the family pub on Pear Tree Field at around 4.40pm today (March 1).

March 1, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News, Wistaston
Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

The result of a second public inquiry into the Muller Property application for Stapeley could take as long as 10 weeks to be announced.

A four-day inquiry was held last week into the first phase proposal by Muller to build 189 houses, industrial units, space for a school, and access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

Stapeley residents go to polls on Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Stapeley residents go to polls on Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Residents in Stapeley have a chance to vote this week on whether the parish’s Neighbourhood Plan should be adopted.

The vote, which takes place this Thursday February 15 gives residents an opportunity to influence the future of Stapeley and Batherton Parish.

February 12, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News