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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).

Willaston club staff heartbroken after Elle Morris money stolen

Willaston club staff heartbroken after Elle Morris money stolen

Devastated fundraisers in Willaston who had cash for poorly Nantwich girl Elle Morris stolen, have started a JustGiving campaign to try and replace it.

Thieves broke in to Willaston Social Club and stole money raised to help the 10-year-old Wrenbury schoolgirl who is waiting for a double lung transplant.

Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

A Nantwich mum and her two young children were left terrified when young thugs pelted her car with stones from a bridge over the A500.

The victim was driving along the dual carriageway by the former Old Horse Shoe at Willaston.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Willaston & Rope
Dishwasher sparks blaze in Willaston home

Dishwasher sparks blaze in Willaston home

Fire crews tackled a blaze sparked by a dishwasher at a house on Balmoral Place, in Willaston.

The fire caused smoke logging to the property at around 2pm today (August 4).

August 4, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
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.

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Worm charmers employed a range of tactics as they battled it out in the 37th World Worm Charming Championships in Nantwich.

And Willaston youngster Hope Smith came out on top by luring out 272 worms in 30 minutes.

Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they are “disappointed” after the Court of Appeal allowed a controversial 146-home development in Willaston.

Richborough Estates was given the go ahead in August last year following a public inquiry into the application on land off Moorfields.

Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Council chiefs have denied reports the former Redsands children’s home site in Willaston is to become a housing development. One local Willaston resident said he was told by workmen on the site it was to be demolished for a housing estate. But 12 months ago, Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones said the site would be taken over by car[Read More…]

March 9, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
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.