Wybunbury

Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

First communities to benefit from Connecting Cheshire’s multi-million pound fibre broadband roll-out are announced More than 15,000 premises are set to benefit from the first phase of investment in new fibre broadband networks across Cheshire.

KidzKitchen business mums win Dabbers Den Nantwich competition

KidzKitchen business mums win Dabbers Den Nantwich competition

Two mums from Wybunbury have scooped first prize in the latestn Dabbers Den competition to find great businesses in Nantwich. Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox were crowned champions for their new and thriving enterprise, KidzKitchen.

November 29, 2013 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, Wybunbury
Wybunbury schoolgirl donates hair to help young cancer sufferers

Wybunbury schoolgirl donates hair to help young cancer sufferers

A young Wybunbury schoolgirl has had her long locks cut off in aid of children who lost their hair through cancer. Big-hearted Daisy Lyon, eight, decided to donate her hair after getting it cut at Johnston Brady in Nantwich.

Amputee army hero to visit Nantwich Mountain Trike firm

Amputee army hero to visit Nantwich Mountain Trike firm

A triple amputee army veteran will be visiting a Nantwich company which helped him adapt to his injuries. Andy Reid will call in on The Mountain Trike Company, based in Walgherton, along with local MP Edward Timpson.

September 4, 2013 1 comment Business, Health, Human Interest, Latest, Wybunbury
Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Three friends from a Nantwich village celebrated their 50th birthdays – by raising vital cash for a local Scout group. Rick Carter, Ade Peever and Giles Semper teamed up to hold a joint party at The Swan Inn, in Wybunbury.

Mountain Trike inventor from Nantwich earns engineering medal

Mountain Trike inventor from Nantwich earns engineering medal

A Nantwich businessman is to receive a coveted Silver Medal for inventing an all-terrain wheelchair! Tim Morgan is being honoured by the Royal Academy of Engineering after achieving success with his Mountain Trike idea.

July 3, 2013 1 comment Business, Latest, Wybunbury
Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

A Nantwich school scooped glory in the annual Town Sports contest on the town’s Barony Park. Pear Tree Primary, in Stapeley, were crowned overall winners after two intense days of competition involving 29 schools across Crewe and Nantwich.

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

A wine saleswoman from Nantwich hopes to show she has plenty of bottle when she tackles a 300-mile bike ride for charity. Nicky Gent, 43, from Stapeley, is among a team facing the four-day London to Paris challenge which sets off this weekend.

Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people packed a Nantwich village to watch the traditional Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes in glorious sunshine. The 200-year-old event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, saw several races involving all ages.

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Thousands of people are expected to flood the Nantwich village of Wybunbury this weekend for the annual Fig Pie Wakes. The event, which starts at 1pm on Saturday (June 8), will feature dozens of entrants trying to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village’s main road.

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal. But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Two Nantwich mums are stirring up a heap of fun for youngsters with their new baking business. Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox, both from Wybunbury, launched “KidzKitchen” to introduce healthy cooking to children.