Village News

Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

A young mum who suffered cancer as a child has teamed up with a Nantwich hairdresser to support a charity providing real hair wigs to children going through the same harrowing ordeal.

January 21, 2020
Team Lewis Trust to stage Valentine’s Ball in Hough youngster’s memory

Team Lewis Trust to stage Valentine’s Ball in Hough youngster’s memory

A Valentine’s Ball is to be staged in memory of brave Hough youngster Lewis Crossley, who died aged seven.

The Team Lewis Trust charity plans to host the event on February 14 at the Bet365 Stadium.

January 20, 2020
Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Police believe an elderly woman in Wistaston was being exploited by drug users to host a drugs den at her home.

Officers said they uncovered the drug den in Wistaston this week after responding to reports of suspicious activity in the area.

January 18, 2020
‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on January 25 during the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich celebrations.

The church will be open from 9am until 11.30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 14, 2020
Roadworks to close busy Audlem Road in Nantwich

Roadworks to close busy Audlem Road in Nantwich

A busy road in Nantwich is to close for two weeks to allow for road repairs.

The A529 Audlem Road will be closed from the junction with Park Road all the way to the junction with Bishop’s Wood, from January 13 to 28.

January 10, 2020
Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

A woman had to be rescued by fire crews after plunging down a steep bank at Bickerton near Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out at around 3.40pm yesterday (January 9) to Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, a popular spot for walkers.

January 10, 2020
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Wistaston off licence targeted TWICE by robbers, say police

An off licence in Wistaston has been targeted twice by robbers in four days, police revealed.

Bargain Booze on Kings Drive was raided on Saturday January 4 and again last night (January 8).

January 9, 2020
Acton Operatic Society to stage fundraising concert

Acton Operatic Society to stage fundraising concert

Acton Operatic Society will perform the show-stopping hits of Rodgers & Hammerstein in a fund-raising concert on January 25.

The concert will be held at St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton, 7.30pm start.

January 7, 2020
Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

A man found stabbed to death on New Year’s Day in Derbyshire was originally from South Cheshire, it has emerged.

Martin Griffiths, a former Shavington High School pupil, was found dead with his partner Helen Hancock (nee Almey) at a house in Duffield.

January 4, 2020
Boxing Day walkers brave the rain in Wistaston!

Boxing Day walkers brave the rain in Wistaston!

By Jonathan White
Eleven local walkers and nine dogs braved the rain to take part in the annual Wistaston Community Council Boxing Day stroll.

The group started at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

December 31, 2019
Wistaston Community Council stages Christmas concert

Wistaston Community Council stages Christmas concert

By Jonathan White
Audiences were entertained at Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’ at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston.

The concert featured the Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett and soloist Alana Scott.

December 28, 2019
Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents in parts of rural South Cheshire hit by repeat flooding since October fear they are being ignored by Cheshire East Council.

The area was hit by heavy rain throughout the autumn, but drainage is still struggling to cope with blocked gullies leaving nowhere for surface water running from farmland to travel.

December 24, 2019
Wingate Centre raises £1,200 at Winter Wonderland event

Wingate Centre raises £1,200 at Winter Wonderland event

More than £1,200 was raised at the Wingate Children’s Centre Winter Wonderland event in Wrenbury.

Father Christmas dropped in on the event and Wrenbury Primary School performed a concert.

December 22, 2019