Archive for June, 2018

Motorcyclist killed in A530 Middlewich Road crash near Nantwich

Motorcyclist killed in A530 Middlewich Road crash near Nantwich

A motorcyclist died after a collision on the A530 Middlewich Road near Nantwich which closed the road for most of the day.

The incident happened near to the junction of Colleys Lane, close to the Alvaston Hall Hotel, yesterday (June 17) at around 11am.

June 18, 2018 0 comments News
Wistaston Village Fete enjoyed by  hundreds of families

Wistaston Village Fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed the annual Wistaston Village Fete.

The event, organised by the Wistaston Community Council, took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy and featured a wide range of entertainment.

June 18, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Council officials are back at magistrates court today in a further bid to evict travellers from their illegal encampments in Nantwich.

A number of travelling families set up camp on Barony Park and nearby Volunteer Fields a week ago.

June 18, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich Town sign James Lawrie and Danny Glover

Nantwich Town sign James Lawrie and Danny Glover

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town have confirmed the signings of attacking midfielder James Lawrie and striker Danny Glover ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Lawrie and Glover spent last season at Hednesford Town and are the first two signings for Dave Cooke as he looks to bolster the first-team squad after his first season in charge.

June 18, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
A530 smash near Alvaston Hall closes Middlewich Road

A530 smash near Alvaston Hall closes Middlewich Road

A serious accident has closed the busy A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich.

The three-vehicle accident happened close to Alvaston Hall Hotel. An air ambulance has been called.

June 17, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Dozens of young swimmers enjoyed another competitive annual Nantwich School Swimming Gala.

And Stapeley Broad Lane and Sound & District primary cam away with the trophies from Nantwich Pool this year.

Shavington nursery Roundabouts to get garden revamp from homebuilder grant

Shavington nursery Roundabouts to get garden revamp from homebuilder grant

The Roundabouts Day Nursery in Shavington is to enjoy a garden revamp after receiving a community donation from homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Manchester.

The nursery, which turns three-years-old this year, has been given £500 to build higher fencing and a new gate, to ensure the safety of the children, as well as to provide more plants and outdoor covering.

June 17, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Councillors urged to fight plans to axe 78 Nantwich to Leighton Hospital bus

Councillors urged to fight plans to axe 78 Nantwich to Leighton Hospital bus

A Nantwich resident made an impassioned plea to councillors to save a vital bus route between the town and Leighton Hospital from the axe.

Carole Thomas spoke out at Nantwich Town Council about the proposals by D&G Bus to axe the no. 78 service from July 22.

June 17, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News

Saturday 23rd June – Fun in a Field For a Fiver

A group of Wrenbury residents wanted to listen to more live music but were fed up with the rising costs of picnic concerts and the lack of late night trains back from venues in Manchester and Liverpool. So, back in 2015, we had an idea. What if we could bring the concert to us – for a reasonable cost? We[Read More…]

June 15, 2018 0 comments Listings
Alextra Group expands services into personal wealth advice

Alextra Group expands services into personal wealth advice

Crewe & Nantwich finance firm Alextra Group is expanding to offer more services including personal wealth management advice.

Alextra Wealth Management Limited has a team with more than 40 years’ financial planning experience, to be headed up by Steven Pepper who has recently joined the business.

June 15, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council chiefs have approved a £6 million care fund earmarked for proposals – but maintaining sustainability of the schemes remains an “ongoing challenge”.

Nine schemes will benefit from the improved better care fund, which was passed by Cheshire East Council’s cabinet.

June 15, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Former Cheshire East Council worker tells tribunal of “18 months of hell”

Former Cheshire East Council worker tells tribunal of “18 months of hell”

By Stephen Topping
Former Cheshire East Council employee Sue Wallace fought back tears as she asked why she would put herself through “18 months of hell” just to lie at her employment tribunal.

The former HR officer, of Connah’s Quay, has taken Cheshire East Council to an employment tribunal after her employment came to an end on December 31, 2016 – just weeks after trying to raise concerns through the whistle-blowing procedure.

June 14, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Travellers defy court order to leave Barony Park in Nantwich

Travellers defy court order to leave Barony Park in Nantwich

Travellers who set up an illegal camp on Barony Park in Nantwich, have seemingly defied a court order to leave tonight (June 14).

Councillors said families were given until 5pm today to vacate the park after a court order was served by Cheshire East Council’s enforcement team.