Wistaston

Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

By Jonathan White
Cheeky garden gnomes in Wistaston who were targeted by vandals, have made a triumphant return to the village.

Residents were furious when popular pensioner Laurence Perry had 25 of his gnomes smashed or stolen from his Westfield Drive garden and land at the front of his property.

December 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Village News, Wistaston
63rd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston

63rd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The 63rd Cancer Research UK Xmas Fair took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall, Church Lane.

The annual event was organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

November 28, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

Wistaston Remembrance event raises £350 for Royal British Legion

By Jonathan White
A Remembrance Day service in Wistaston helped to raise £357 for the Royal British Legion.

Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane were filled to capacity for the November 11 Service of Remembrance – the centenary of the end of First World War.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope, Wistaston
Wistaston villagers bloom with pride after scooping first ever Gold Award

Wistaston villagers bloom with pride after scooping first ever Gold Award

By Jonathan White
Volunteers for Wistaston in Bloom have blossomed this year after scooping the village’s first ever Gold Award at the ‘Britain in Bloom’ (North West) 2018 awards.

They received their certificate at a ceremony at the Southport Convention Centre on November 2.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope, Wistaston
Annual Holly Fair at Wells Green Methodist, Wistaston

Annual Holly Fair at Wells Green Methodist, Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Holly Fair’ took place at Wells Green Methodist Church on Brookland Avenue in Wistaston.

In the entrance hall there was a Fairtrade goods stall with food items, a hamper to be raffled, a book stall and Christmas cards for sale.

November 7, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Thousands celebrate Bonfire Night across South Cheshire

Thousands celebrate Bonfire Night across South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
Thousands of families enjoyed Bonfire Night and firework displays yesterday.

The annual Crewe and Nantwich Lions Bonfire & Fireworks Display took place at Queens Park in Crewe last night.

Wistaston Fireworks Display takes place at Eric Swan Sports Ground

Wistaston Fireworks Display takes place at Eric Swan Sports Ground

By Jonathan White
The 41st annual Wistaston Fireworks Display took place at the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane in Wistaston, writes Jonathan White.

It began with a parade – led by bagpiper Reg Flower and drummer Rob Richardson – from the Park Drive/Westfield Drive junction to the Eric Swan Sports Ground.

November 4, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

By Jonathan White
Sixteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions at Wistaston Memorial Hall’s Annual Quiz.

The teams were competing for the Fred Lorimer trophy, and quiz masters were Peter and Christina Wainwright.

October 29, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Singers entertain Baptist Church crowd in Crewe

Wistaston Singers entertain Baptist Church crowd in Crewe

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Singers and The Kipling Singers took part in an evening concert at Union Street Baptist Church in Crewe.

Wistaston Singers performed music including West Side Story, Anything Goes, Unchained Melody, Sanctus, The Lord is My Shepherd, You Raise Me Up, and Flying Free.

October 25, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Engineers have widened a road and built a new pavement in Wistaston – but forgot to move a street light while doing it!

Now baffled residents in the village near Nantwich have called on Cheshire East Council to shed some light on the embarrassing bungle.

Paul McCartney tribute act to perform in Wistaston

Paul McCartney tribute act to perform in Wistaston

A ‘Paul McCartney Tribute Act – Neil Tudor in concert’ takes place at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston on Friday November 16.

Doors open 7pm, and there is a licensed bar available.

October 12, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.