Wybunbury

Hundreds enjoy annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event

Hundreds enjoy annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes village event.

Organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, the event dates back at least 200 years though stopped in 1920.

June 12, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Jaguar staff help Wybunbury youngsters revamp school play area

Jaguar staff help Wybunbury youngsters revamp school play area

Thirty workers from Jaguar-Landrover visited Wybunbury Delves Primary to help youngsters revamp their play area and library.

Wybunbury Delves was nominated by a parent to be the recipient of the annual Jaguar-Landrover charity event.

May 17, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

A new mobile children’s centre soon to be unveiled in Nantwich and nearby villages, has been welcomed by town councillors.

The Cheshire East Council service is embarking on a tour of the area, with the aim of gathering views from the public on the facility.

Richard Moxon (right) and Peter Lewis

Wybunbury IT worker jailed over corrupt NHS payments

A Wybunbury IT specialist has been jailed for 14 months for his part in a scandal over corrupt NHS contract payments.

Richard Moxon, 41, admitted one count of making corrupt payments worth £80,000 to Peter Lewis in exchange for a lucrative £950,000 IT contract.

Wybunbury Delves staff celebrate Ofsted report

Wybunbury Delves staff celebrate Ofsted report

Wybunbury Delves staff are celebrating their latest Ofsted report that finds the school continues to be ‘good’.

Inspectors also highlighted the primary school’s “unique, nurturing and inspirational atmosphere”.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Schools & Colleges, Village News, Wybunbury
Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Elderly Shavington residents fear they have been ‘forgotten’ in the shake-up of public transport after the collapse of GHA Coaches.

Almost all bus routes have been saved by Cheshire East Council – except the no 44 service which took Shavington residents to and from Crewe and Nantwich.

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

Gang of thieves steal cars from Wybunbury pub

Gang of thieves steal cars from Wybunbury pub

A gang of thieves stole two expensive cars from a pub car park in Wybunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the crooks struck at the Red Lion pub on Main Road in the early hours today (June 19).

Families enjoy Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes

Families enjoy Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes

By Jonathan White
Families young and old lined the streets of Wybunbury to watch the village’s annual Fig Pie Wakes event.

The event, which dates back more than 200 years, sees participants rolling fig pies down the hill on the village’s Main Road

June 13, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury walk raises Marie Curie Cancer funds

Wybunbury walk raises Marie Curie Cancer funds

By Jonathan White
A fundraising Spring Walk took place in Wybunbury to raise funds for Marie Curie.

The annual stroll was led by Chris Barratt, chairman of the South Cheshire Fundraising Group for Marie Curie.

May 11, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
A51 Stapeley closure warning to Nantwich motorists

A51 Stapeley closure warning to Nantwich motorists

The A51 through Stapeley and Walgherton near Nantwich will close for five days for improvements and repairs, drivers are warned.

Cheshire East Highways is replacing road markings and patching London Road between the junctions of Back Lane and Checkley Lane from February 15-19.

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Audlem Councillor Rachel Bailey has been elected as new leader of the Cheshire East Conservative Group.

Cllr Bailey will take over from Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones, who announced before Christmas he was stepping down as Leader, blaming in-party fighting.