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Crewe & Nantwich Round Table boosted by £200 Willaston donation

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table boosted by £200 Willaston donation

A birthday bash at Willaston Club helped raise £200 for Crewe and Nantwich Round Table.

The event was staged by the former Mayor and Mayoress of Crewe and Nantwich, Brian Silvester and Sheila Davies.

April 26, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Two nurseries near Nantwich are among five to share more than £745,000 of government funding to boost free nursery places.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery in Willaston, and Bramley Hedge Day Nursery in Bunbury, are to benefit from the capital funding.

Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Two teenagers have been arrested after a number of lambs were found dead near Nantwich.

Police spotted a suspicious vehicle next to the disused Redsands Centre off Crewe Road, in Willaston.

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

Former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich to be sold as care home

Former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich to be sold as care home

Vandal-hit former children’s home Redsands in Nantwich looks set to be sold and turned into a specialist care home for dementia patients.

A bid for the site, off Crewe Road in Willaston, has been made by Richmond Care Villages Holdings Limited, and Cheshire East councillors are being advised to approve.

Christie Hospital charity event at The Lamb in Willaston

Christie Hospital charity event at The Lamb in Willaston

A fund-raiser craft event will be staged in Willaston to help raise cash for the Christie cancer hospital.

The event will be held in the conservatory of The Lamb, on Wistaston Road, Willaston, on Thursday November 24 from 4.30pm-7pm.

November 20, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Willaston van driver killed in A500 crash at Barthomley named by police

Willaston van driver killed in A500 crash at Barthomley named by police

A Willaston man killed in the A500 crash at Barthomley, has been named as 31-year-old Neil Dey.

A van and a HGV collided on the road between the M6 and the roundabout for the Shavington bypass.

November 8, 2016 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Willaston & Rope
New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

Road safety campaigners in Willaston are celebrating after a new crossing was installed on busy Rope Lane.

Local councillors in Willaston and Rope have been fighting for the crossing for years.

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

A school bus service taking pupils from Willaston to Malbank in Nantwich is to be axed – despite vociferous protests by parents, teachers and councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet has upheld a previous decision to bring in a ‘walking route’ instead – which will take Willaston pupils over the London Road level crossing (pictured).

Willaston Primary Academy to stage firework extravaganza

Willaston Primary Academy to stage firework extravaganza

Willaston Primary is to stage a ‘firework extravaganza’ on Friday October 28.

The event will feature fairground rides as well as hot and cold refreshments, including hot dogs and burgers.

October 17, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
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.

Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Rail fans were kept on track at the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society annual open day.

The free event took place at the society’s premises behind the Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

September 17, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands of people young and old lined the streets of Nantwich to watch some of the world’s best cyclists in the Tour of Britain.

The third stage of the race passed down Crewe Road, Millstone Lane, Barony Road and out towards Reaseheath at lunchtime today (September 6).