Wistaston

Crewe Movie Makers event in Wistaston raises £181 for Memorial Hall

Crewe Movie Makers event in Wistaston raises £181 for Memorial Hall

By Jonathan White
A fundraising evening of film entertainment by Crewe Movie Makers took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall.

Members of Crewe Movie Makers presented a showreel of 20 individual movies which members had filmed and edited.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

By Jonathan White
Wells Green Methodist Church has celebrated its 50th anniversary in their church building.

The church, on Brookland Avenue in Wistaston, opened in 1967.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s ducks made a comeback after their original race was called off – because of wet weather!

Hundreds of villagers were back out in force this weekend for the re-scheduled event, and had a quacking time at the Joey the Swan recreation ground.

September 18, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Cheeky mooning gnomes who have been entertaining Wistaston folk for two months have finally been removed by party-pooper highway chiefs.

Pensioner Laurence Perry’s two bare-bottomed garden characters hit the headlines when they caused a village rumpus back in July.

September 8, 2017 6 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Big-hearted gas engineers teamed up to help bring Wistaston’s Scout hut in from the cold!

Around 20 heating engineers former a group called Heroes of Heat, which installs heating systems for free for charities in need.

September 5, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

The popular Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race is set to take place on Saturday September 9.

Hundreds of villagers are expected to line up along the stream at Joey the Swan recreation ground.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston mooning gnomes are celebrities despite council threat

Wistaston mooning gnomes are celebrities despite council threat

Defiant pensioner Laurence Perry’s mooning gnomes are still enjoying the limelight in Wistaston – despite threats from highways chiefs to have them removed.

Laurence has moved one of the gnomes a few feet from the roadside at Westfield Drive/Park Drive junction into the flower border.

Wistaston Rose Queen raises more than £5,000 for Diabetes UK

Wistaston Rose Queen raises more than £5,000 for Diabetes UK

Retiring Wistaston Rose Queen Emma Horne has presented a cheque to Diabetes UK for more than £5,000.

Emma, 15, who was crowned Rose Queen in June 2016, raised an amazing £5,121 through various activities over the past 12 months.

July 23, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Gardening fans across the UK have launched a campaign to save Wistaston’s mooning gnomes after the village rumpus hit national headlines.

Thousands of readers have clamoured for a Cheshire East Council climb-down after it demanded gardener Laurence Perry remove his two gnomes baring their bottoms

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

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Green-fingered Laurence Perry’s cheeky garden gnomes have sparked a rumpus in Wistaston – and a council letter threatening action!

Laurence, who has helped transform derelict council land in the village for the last four years, added the gnomes baring their bottoms as part of colourful displays on grass verges.

Wimbledon-themed charity tennis event set for Wistaston

Wimbledon-themed charity tennis event set for Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A Wimbledon themed charity tennis tournament takes place at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club this Sunday.

The Club’s two courts are located behind the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane in Wistaston.

July 12, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston