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Woman, 46, hit by train at Willaston level crossing

Woman, 46, hit by train at Willaston level crossing

A Nantwich woman injured in an incident with a train at Willaston level crossing, has suffered multiple fractures.

It’s believed the 46-year-old was struck by a train on the crossing, breaking her arm in several places.

Willaston and Wistaston call for HGVs to be moved off A534

Willaston and Wistaston call for HGVs to be moved off A534

Councillors are calling for HGVs to be taken off the busy A534 Crewe/Nantwich Road through Willaston and Wistaston.

Margaret Simon, Jacquie Weatherill and Sarah Pochin want to see lorries removed from road after its speed limit was reduction from 40mph to 30mph.

Hundreds battle it out in World Worm Charming Championships

Hundreds battle it out in World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Scores of teams battled it out at the 36th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston, near Nantwich.

The championships saw participants in each of the 144 plots battling for 30 minutes to collect as many worms as possible from a 3×3 metre piece of land.

Willaston Neighbourhood Plan will help fend off developers

Willaston Neighbourhood Plan will help fend off developers

A new Willaston Neighbourhood plan could help the village fend off “unsustainable” development, claims Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones.

The council has backed Willaston’s effort to adopt a Neighbourhood plan which enables residents to have a say in the development they want where they live.

June 3, 2015 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
SATs exams pupils in Nantwich given breakfast boost

SATs exams pupils in Nantwich given breakfast boost

Nantwich pupils have been given a helping hand during their SATs exams this week – by a local supermarket.

Rachel Lewis, community champion at Nantwich’s Morrisons store, has been visiting primary schools to give out free breakfasts.

Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

By Kirsty Rollings
Voters in Willaston and Rope Ward made a bold statement with their appointment of first time candidate Sarah Pochin.

Conservative candidate Pochin took the seat from outspoken UKIP candidate Brian Silvester in a comfortable victory in the Cheshire East Council elections.

Call for crackdown on HGV drivers breaching Willaston lorry ban

Call for crackdown on HGV drivers breaching Willaston lorry ban

Residents in Willaston are calling for action to stop trucks using the village as a rat run.

A ban on HGVs driving on the narrow roads through Willaston was introduced 12 years ago.

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East has until end of July to submit more evidence in its fight to get a Local Plan recognised.

The new deadline has been set by planning inspectors to take account of the general and local elections.

Arriva Buses reinstate Willaston weekend service after campaign

Arriva Buses reinstate Willaston weekend service after campaign

A campaign to save late evening bus services through the village of Willaston has been successful.

Villagers and councillors raised fears after Arriva Buses announced a plan to withdraw weekend evening services for the number 84 bus between Crewe and Nantwich, which serves Willaston.

April 7, 2015 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope
UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

Willaston and Rope Councillor Brian Silvester has been selected as candidate for the ward in Cheshire East Council elections on May 7.

Cllr Silvester has also been nominated for election to Rope Parish Council, with elections on the same day.

Cheshire East in talks with Arriva on C84 bus service

Cheshire East in talks with Arriva on C84 bus service

Cheshire East Council is in talks with Arriva about the company’s plan to axe a late night service between Nantwich and Crewe.

Residents and councillors raised concerns about the C84 service which passes through Willaston.

March 17, 2015 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Campaign to save late night Willaston-Nantwich bus service

Campaign to save late night Willaston-Nantwich bus service

A campaign has been launched to save a late night weekend bus service between Willaston and Nantwich.

Arriva is planning to axe the C84 evening service after March 22, despite campaigners claiming around 25 people regularly use it.

March 13, 2015 3 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Judicial review ends on Moorfields homes plan in Willaston

Judicial review ends on Moorfields homes plan in Willaston

A judicial review decision on controversial housing plans for Willaston has been delayed.

The two-day hearing into plans for 146 houses off Moorfields took place in London.

February 16, 2015 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope