Wistaston

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

Wistaston tennis players raise “Red Nose Day” cash for Comic Relief

Wistaston tennis players raise “Red Nose Day” cash for Comic Relief

By Jonathan White
Members of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club organised a Comic Relief fund-raising activity at their club on Church Lane in Wistaston.

They held a ‘Wistaston Red Nose Day’ doubles tennis tournament in which players paid a donation to play.

March 24, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews and an air ambulance were called out to a serious road accident in Wistaston.

The two-vehicle smash left at least one person trapped in the wreckage on Church Lane, by the junction at Joey the Swan.

March 6, 2017 9 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Rose Queen stages Fashion Show for charity

Wistaston Rose Queen stages Fashion Show for charity

By Jonathan White
A charity fashion show run by Wistaston Rose Queen raised almost £1,000.

The Fashion Show & Sale took place in St Mary’s Church Hall, in Wistaston.

February 27, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

A homeowner escaped a house blaze in Wistaston sparked by a tumble dryer.

The incident happened on Tatton Road in the early hours this morning (February 18).

February 18, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Two arrested after drugs and cash seized at Wistaston house

Two arrested after drugs and cash seized at Wistaston house

Two people have been arrested after police seized drugs during a search of a Wistaston house.

Officers who searched a house on Beech Drive after executing a warrant, seized a quantity of Class B drugs and cash.

February 15, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
George Formby Ukulele Society stages Christmas concert

George Formby Ukulele Society stages Christmas concert

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire ‘George Formby’ Ukulele Society was in fine fettle at its Christmas concert in Wistaston.

The concert at the village Memorial Hall, included group, duet and solo ukulele performances.

December 31, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Woman seriously injured in two-car crash in Wistaston

Woman seriously injured in two-car crash in Wistaston

A woman was badly injured in a two-car collision on Nantwich Road in Wistaston.

Fire crews, police and paramedics were called out to the incident.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston Singers were in fine voice when they performed at a Christmas Carol concert at St Stephen’s Methodist Church in Crewe.

Phil Houghton was musical director and organist and also introduced each carol and soloist. Jane Hale was the accompanist.

December 13, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

A teenage boy found dead close to the A500 in Nantwich, has been named as Scott Madden-Nevitt.

Scott, aged 16, went missing from his home in Wistaston on Monday November 28.

December 7, 2016 0 comments News, Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
Missing Wistaston boy found dead on A500 near Nantwich, police say

Missing Wistaston boy found dead on A500 near Nantwich, police say

The body of a missing teenage boy has been found on the A500 near Nantwich, police have revealed.

It’s believed the body is of a 16-year-old boy who went missing from home on Monday.

November 29, 2016 2 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Council bollards stop lorry drivers defecating in Nantwich lay-by

Council bollards stop lorry drivers defecating in Nantwich lay-by

Mucky truckers have been blocked by council chiefs from parking in a Nantwich lay-by and defecating in a field near homes.

Lorry drivers had been using the parking area off the A530 Middlewich Road close to the Rising Sun pub as a stopover.

November 27, 2016 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Cancer Research UK Christmas fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

Cancer Research UK Christmas fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

The annual Cancer Research UK Christmas Fair raised more than £3,700 at Wistaston Memorial Hall.

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

November 21, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston