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
Annual ‘Holly Fair’ held at Methodist Church in Wistaston

Annual ‘Holly Fair’ held at Methodist Church in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Holly Fair’ at Wells Green Methodist Church in Wistaston raised more than £2,000.

Scores of people came together to organise the traditional November event at the church on Brooklands Avenue.

November 14, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

Road safety campaigners in Willaston are celebrating after a new crossing was installed on busy Rope Lane.

Local councillors in Willaston and Rope have been fighting for the crossing for years.

Wistaston Tennis Club completes fund-raising Sandstone Trail walk

Wistaston Tennis Club completes fund-raising Sandstone Trail walk

By Jonathan White
Members of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club have completed a fund-raising walk along the 34-mile length of the Sandstone Trail.

George Raiswell, Tony Mason and Ryan Harper-Griffiths walked a 20-mile section between Whitchurch and Tarporley in 11 hours.

October 29, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East Council chiefs will NOT challenge the appeal decision set to allow 300 homes built on Witters Field green space in Wistaston.

Hands Off Wistaston campaigners had hoped Cheshire East would mount a challenge against the Secretary of State’s decision to allow the plans by Gladman Developments.

October 24, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Community leaders in Wistaston are calling for council chiefs to challenge a Government decision to allow 300 homes on Witters Field.

The Secretary of State’s decision to allow Gladman Developments to build on the popular green fields off Church Lane has left many angry.

October 2, 2016 2 comments Village News, Wistaston
Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

The Government’s decision to allow 300 homes to be built on Witters Field in Wistaston, has undermined the Nantwich-Crewe green gap.

That was the warning from Cheshire East Councillor Ainsley Arnold.

September 24, 2016 2 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Campaigners in Wistaston have been dealt a blow after the Government allowed a developer’s appeal to build 300 houses on Witters Field.

Cheshire East Council had rejected plans by Gladman Developments for the green land off Church Lane.

September 21, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The annual Duck and Boat races in Wistaston finally took place after being postponed because it was too wet!

The 21st event took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation Ground, with hundreds of villagers enjoying the spectacle.

September 20, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston