Wybunbury

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Villagers and councillors in Willaston have welcomed re-surfacing plans on two key roads.

Wistaston Road and Wybunbury Road, two main routes through the village, will undergo work to repair potholes and uneven surfaces.

Christmas Float of Nantwich Round Table raises £7,000

Christmas Float of Nantwich Round Table raises £7,000

By Sara Royle
Christmas might be a distant memory, but some festive activities in Crewe and Nantwich have had a lasting impact.

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table once again hit the jackpot by raising more than £7,000 in collections thanks to its Santa’s Float.

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

Cheshire Community Action has been awarded £218,000 over three years to provide more Community Agents for rural villages around Nantwich.

The Community Agent schemes aims to help those who don’t live near a town centre and find it hard to access services or the internet.

Charity seeks volunteers to be ‘lifelines’ in Nantwich villages

Charity seeks volunteers to be ‘lifelines’ in Nantwich villages

A charity has launched a recruitment drive to find volunteers to work in villages near Nantwich, including Wrenbury, Wybunbury, and Bunbury.

Cheshire Community Action wants new volunteers to work with a team of Community Agents.

Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Father Christmas will be out and about as Santa’s Float visits Nantwich and surrounding villages over the next 10 days.

The Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Christmas Float will be visiting streets across South Cheshire to help raise money for local causes.

Couple in court charged with stealing car from Wybunbury driveway

Couple in court charged with stealing car from Wybunbury driveway

Car owners in Nantwich have been warned after an incident in Wybunbury.

The owner of a Volkswagen Golf left a car on the drive with the engine running to defrost the windscreen and went back inside.

December 4, 2014 0 comments Crime, News, Village News, Wybunbury
Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Disabled Iain Fryatt has stunned experts by climbing the highest free-standing mountain in the world – in a wheelchair made in Nantwich!

Iain achieved a world first by reaching Uhuru Peak on Mt Kilimanjaro, a height of 5,895 metres, using the all-terrain Mountain Trike designed and built on Wybunbury Road in Walgherton.

November 3, 2014 0 comments Business, Business, Village News, Wybunbury
Police warning after thieves target vans parked in Wybunbury

Police warning after thieves target vans parked in Wybunbury

Thieves broke into two vans parked on roads in Wybunbury near Nantwich overnight.

Police say the break ins happened on Stock Lane and Dig Lane in Wybunbury.

October 1, 2014 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury man guilty of falsely claiming £8,000 benefits

Wybunbury man guilty of falsely claiming £8,000 benefits

A man from Wybunbury near Nantwich has admitted fraudulently claiming more than £8,000 in benefits while secretly drawing on his company pension.

Jack Parker, 63, of School Bank, Wybunbury, pleaded guilty to failing to notify of a change in his circumstances that would affect his entitlement to housing benefit, Council Tax benefit and jobseekers’ allowance.

July 30, 2014 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands of people crammed into Nantwich today for the town Fete and annual SkoolsFest event. Proud parents watched hundreds of primary school youngsters sing and dance on the green in front of St Mary’s Church.

Picture Special: 2014 Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes near Nantwich

Picture Special: 2014 Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes near Nantwich

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy a Nantwich village tradition at the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes. The event, organised by Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, dates back at least 200 years.

Nantwich firm Kidzkitchen to star on BBC1 “Rip Off Food” show

Nantwich firm Kidzkitchen to star on BBC1 “Rip Off Food” show

An award-winning Nantwich company has been chosen to feature on the BBC1 programme Rip Off Food which is presented by Gloria Hunniford. KidzKitchen, run by Wybunbury mums Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox, will be showing viewers across the UK how to make simple, healthy breakfasts for children.

Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East councillors have voted through the final version of a new Local Plan Strategy which is to be sent to Government for endorsement. The Plan proposes a number of policies which impact on Nantwich and surrounding areas over the next 15 to 20 years.