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Christie Hospital charity event at The Lamb in Willaston

Christie Hospital charity event at The Lamb in Willaston

A fund-raiser craft event will be staged in Willaston to help raise cash for the Christie cancer hospital.

The event will be held in the conservatory of The Lamb, on Wistaston Road, Willaston, on Thursday November 24 from 4.30pm-7pm.

November 20, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Willaston van driver killed in A500 crash at Barthomley named by police

Willaston van driver killed in A500 crash at Barthomley named by police

A Willaston man killed in the A500 crash at Barthomley, has been named as 31-year-old Neil Dey.

A van and a HGV collided on the road between the M6 and the roundabout for the Shavington bypass.

November 8, 2016 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Willaston & Rope
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.

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

A school bus service taking pupils from Willaston to Malbank in Nantwich is to be axed – despite vociferous protests by parents, teachers and councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet has upheld a previous decision to bring in a ‘walking route’ instead – which will take Willaston pupils over the London Road level crossing (pictured).

Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Rail fans were kept on track at the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society annual open day.

The free event took place at the society’s premises behind the Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

September 17, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Car ploughs into garage on Nantwich street

Car ploughs into garage on Nantwich street

A car ploughed into a garage in Nantwich after the driver lost control.

The accident happened on Meeanee Drive, just off Queens Drive, at around 10.40am today.

August 4, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Cheshire East to review “walking routes to school” plan amid fury

Cheshire East to review “walking routes to school” plan amid fury

Council bosses will review plans to scrap school transport and force some Nantwich pupils to walk to school.

Cheshire East had passed a motion to axe free school buses on five routes, including Willaston to Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich.

Car bursts into flames at Alvaston Hall, Nantwich

Car bursts into flames at Alvaston Hall, Nantwich

These dramatic pictures capture the moment a car exploded and burst into flames at a hotel in Nantwich.

The fireball started on a vehicle as it drove along the driveway of Alvaston Hall Hotel, off the A530 Middlewich Road.

April 24, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they are “disappointed” after the Court of Appeal allowed a controversial 146-home development in Willaston.

Richborough Estates was given the go ahead in August last year following a public inquiry into the application on land off Moorfields.

Willaston firm teams up with CCG on mental health project

Willaston firm teams up with CCG on mental health project

A Nantwich research company is leading on a mental health project for NHS Eastern & South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Groups.

STITCH Ltd, run by Willaston resident Kate Carney, is running the three-month project to canvass opinions and ideas from young people aged 11-19 across South Cheshire.

March 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Council chiefs have denied reports the former Redsands children’s home site in Willaston is to become a housing development. One local Willaston resident said he was told by workmen on the site it was to be demolished for a housing estate. But 12 months ago, Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones said the site would be taken over by car[Read More…]

March 9, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Arsonists torch Redsands former children’s home in Willaston

Arsonists torch Redsands former children’s home in Willaston

Fire crews battled for hours to tackle a blaze sparked by arsonists in the former Redsands children’s home in Willaston, Nantwich.

The fire started at around 3.30pm yesterday in the first floor of the empty building on Crewe Road close to the Peacock roundabout.

January 17, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Willaston & Rope
New-look Peacock pub in Willaston creates 15 new jobs

New-look Peacock pub in Willaston creates 15 new jobs

A refurbished pub in Nantwich has re-opened, creating 15 new jobs in the process.

The Peacock, on Crewe Road in Willaston, was taken over and renovated by Vintage Inns following an interior overhaul.

December 17, 2015 0 comments Business, Business