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Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

A family has appealed for help to identify a house featured in a painting believed to be based in Nantwich area.

Mark Robinson says the painting has been in his family for more than 50 years.

December 5, 2017 1 comment Village News, Wybunbury
Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

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).