Village News

Wrenbury pupils earn Silver Self Care Award with immunisation project

Wrenbury pupils earn Silver Self Care Award with immunisation project

Wrenbury Primary School pupils linked up with a village GP and nursing Home to help achieve their NHS South Cheshire CCG Silver Self Care Award.

The “Immunisation and why we have it” project involved Year 4 children visiting a GP Practice in groups to speak to the GP and staff, hearing why they give vaccinations, the history of immunisation and becoming ‘Vaccine Heroes’.

August 17, 2019
Shavington Leisure Centre to unveil new gym at Community Open Day

Shavington Leisure Centre to unveil new gym at Community Open Day

Shavington Leisure Centre is to unveil its new gym at a Community Open Day tomorrow (Saturday August 17)

The event will include fitness challenges, tours of the new facilities, live music from Cat 107.9FM, competitions and giveaways, healthy smoothie making and more.

August 16, 2019
44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A bid to revive plans for new homes on a stretch of Shavington countryside has been rebuffed by councillors.

Keyworker Homes and the Guinness Partnership wanted to build 44 affordable homes in Newcastle Road – on land to the west of the Esso garage.

August 11, 2019
Woman and children rescued from car trapped in floods

Woman and children rescued from car trapped in floods

A woman and three children had to be rescued after their car became trapped in floods in Audlem.

It happened on Green Lane at around 9pm last night (August 9)

August 10, 2019
Wingate Centre in Wrenbury celebrates disabled gym users

Wingate Centre in Wrenbury celebrates disabled gym users

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury has celebrated the achievements of its disabled gym users at an end of year awards ceremony.

August 8, 2019
Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Walkers using a footbridge in Wistaston are treading on plastic – as it’s made of recycled bottles!

Cheshire East Council commissioned the bridge over Wistaston Brook at Joey the Swan as an eco-friendly project.

August 1, 2019
Nantwich Show cancelled by organisers

Nantwich Show cancelled by organisers

Nantwich Show has been cancelled because of ground conditions caused by heavy rains, organisers have revealed.

They met with insurers and other stakeholders for emergency talks today and took the decision to call it off.

July 30, 2019
Midwifery service in South Cheshire goes into administration

Midwifery service in South Cheshire goes into administration

A vital midwifery service for women in South Cheshire is going into administration, it was announced today.

One to One (North West) Limited will end its service on July 31 – eight months earlier than its initial contract was due to expire on March 31 2020.

July 29, 2019
Fire crews rescue 20 cows stranded in canal near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue 20 cows stranded in canal near Nantwich

Fire crews helped rescue as many as 20 cows which had fallen into a canal at Burland near Nantwich.

They were called out at around 10pm last night (July 26) to the scene off Springe Lane.

July 27, 2019
Shavington Primary School earns £1,000 from Community Fund Scheme

Shavington Primary School earns £1,000 from Community Fund Scheme

Shavington Primary School has received a £1,000 donation from housing developer Barratts.

Headteacher Rachel Nicholls received the donation as part of the company’s Community Fund Scheme.

July 27, 2019
Fire crews battle hay shed blaze in Wettenhall, near Nantwich

Fire crews battle hay shed blaze in Wettenhall, near Nantwich

Several fire crews battled a large hay shed blaze earlier today at a property in Wettenhall, near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 5.50am at an address on Winsford Road, say Cheshire Fire Service.

July 26, 2019
Councillors and residents to create Neighbourhood Plan for Minshull Vernon

Councillors and residents to create Neighbourhood Plan for Minshull Vernon

Parish Councillors from Leighton, Woolstanwood and Minshull Vernon are asking residents to help create a Neighbourhood Plan for the area.

A Neighbourhood Plan is a document that sets out clear planning policies for an area.

July 24, 2019
MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has backed residents in Shavington fighting plans to turn Main Road into a one-way route.

The MP was contacted by a large number of people who objected to a Traffic Order Regulation as part of the Magenta Housing 45-dwelling development on land at the rear of The Elephant pub.

July 22, 2019