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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
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
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event in glorious sunshine.

The event started at midday with a peal of bells at Wybunbury Tower.

June 10, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury pupils celebrate opening of Fort Lewis in memory of Lewis Crossley

Wybunbury pupils celebrate opening of Fort Lewis in memory of Lewis Crossley

Pupils and staff at Wybunbury Delves have celebrated the opening of ‘Fort Lewis’ – play equipment built in memory of tragic Lewis Crossley who died of leukaemia.

And the opening on June 4 took place on what would have been Lewis’ 8th birthday.

June 7, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wybunbury
Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze at house in Acton

Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze at house in Acton

Fire crews forced their way into a house in Acton to tackle a kitchen blaze.

The blaze started after a cooker was left unattended at a house on Chester Road at around 2.20pm yesterday (June 5).

June 6, 2018 0 comments Acton, Village News
Popular Shavington pub Cheshire Cheese changes hands again

Popular Shavington pub Cheshire Cheese changes hands again

Popular Shavington pub The Cheshire Cheese has been closed for refurbishment and is to be re-opened by Martin Lewis.

Previous landlord Adam Scally left the pub at the end of May, just a year after taking over.

June 5, 2018 1 comment Shavington, Village News
Wistaston Village Fete set to take place on June 16

Wistaston Village Fete set to take place on June 16

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Village Fete takes place on Saturday June 16 at Wistaston Church Lane Academy on Church Lane.

The event will start with the Rose Queen parade from the Wistaston Memorial Hall at 1.30pm.

June 5, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Large number of birds die in farm blaze in Tarporley

Large number of birds die in farm blaze in Tarporley

A large number of birds have died in a fire at a farm in Tarporley, fire chiefs have said.

The blaze happened at a farm on Peckforton Hall Lane and involved two large wooden sheds, each about five metres by three metres.

Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

The wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt who died after an incident outside a village pub, has spoken out about her “immense loss”.

Mr Lovatt was found with serious head injuries outside the Bridge Inn on Shropshire Street on May 25 and died later in hospital.

June 2, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

A fire in a large shed spread to trees and a fence at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out to the incident on Millrace Drive at around 6pm last night (May 29).

May 30, 2018 0 comments Sound, Village News, Wistaston
Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

The family of an Audlem man who died after a late night incident outside a pub, have paid tribute to him.

Relatives of tragic Adam Lovatt spoke out as police confirmed four people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Staff at Construction Linx are taking on the car rally event Benidorm Or Bust to raise funds in memory of brave young leukaemia victim Lewis Crossley.

Team Lewis Trust was set up after seven-year-old Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died in November.