Wistaston

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

A major water main burst could keep the busy Rope Lane in Wistaston closed for another four days.

The burst happened earlier in the week, forcing Cheshire East Council to close off the Rope Lane bridge over the railway at the crossroads with Eastern Road and Gresty Lane.

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

By Jonathan White
An ‘Autumn Concert’ fundraiser in Wistaston Memorial Hall proved a hit with the audience.

The concert featured the Crewe Concert Band  along with impressive solo performances from Chris White (ukulele) and David Clews (harmonica).

November 30, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

By Jonathan White
The 62nd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall has helped raise more than £3,700.

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

November 29, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

A young Wistaston Scout leader has produced a fundraising 2018 calendar – to help raise money for the group’s new base.

The calendar is the idea of Ellie Newbrook, 17, from Nantwich, who is a Young Leader at the Wistaston Scout Group.

November 23, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston and District Flower Club has teamed up with St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull to stage a floral art exhibition.

The debut of the club’s “The Twelve Days of Christmas” floral art exhibition will be staged on December 1-3.

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Holly Fair’ at Wells Green Methodist Church in Wistaston has helped to raise more than £1,800 for church funds.

In the entrance hall, there was a hamper made up of Fair Traded goods, sponsored by Wells Green Choir, and a stall of Traidcraft foods and Christmas gifts.

November 8, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

A Wistaston family spent a day with Manchester scientists at the forefront of research into diabetes.

Emma Horne, 15, was invited to St Mary’s Hospital after she helped raise £5,000 for Diabetes UK in her role as Wistaston Rose Queen.

November 4, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

By Jonathan White
Fourteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions in the Wistaston Memorial Hall annual quiz for the Fred Lorimer trophy.

The quiz setters were Peter and Christina Wainwright who organised their fifth quiz at the hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Village News, 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