Village News

Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

A boat was destroyed in a blaze at a marina near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at the Barbridge Marina of Nantwich Road, Wardle, last night (June 23) at arond 10.30pm.

June 24, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table dish out funds to Audlem groups

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table dish out funds to Audlem groups

Crewe and Nantwich Round Table has made a series of donations to good causes and charities in Audlem.

The money was raised during its Christmas Santa Float collection this year in the village.

June 22, 2019
Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people enjoyed the annual Wistaston Village Fete organised by the Wistaston Community Council.

It took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy, on Church Lane, Wistaston, starting with a procession from Wistaston Memorial Hall led by Scottish Piper Reg Flower.

June 22, 2019
Worker, 53, who fell from Stapeley building site has died

Worker, 53, who fell from Stapeley building site has died

A man who plunged from a height while working at a building site in Nantwich has died, police have confirmed.

June 21, 2019
Man injured in building site plunge in Nantwich

Man injured in building site plunge in Nantwich

A man has been seriously injured after falling at a building site in Stapeley, Nantwich.

June 20, 2019
Popular Nantwich school site manager scoops national honour

Popular Nantwich school site manager scoops national honour

A primary school site manager in Nantwich has scooped a national “Hardest Working Hands” award!

Keith Challinor, 56, has worked at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley, since the school first opened 15 years ago.

June 19, 2019
Wistaston woman skydives to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice

Wistaston woman skydives to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston resident and a work colleague completed their first-ever tandem skydives to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Sarah Iggo, an inclusive learning advisor at Cheshire College – South & West (Crewe Campus) and work colleague Chris Baggs, from Trentham, took part in the charity skydive at Tilstock Airfield, near Whitchurch.

June 18, 2019
Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

A long standing charity bingo club that had been running in Hough Village for more than two years has been relaunched.

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative MP candidate Dr Kieran Mullan stepped in to help Celia Brown and family relaunch the club.

June 14, 2019
Alpraham villagers battle to fix drains on crumbling Cheshire road

Alpraham villagers battle to fix drains on crumbling Cheshire road

Villagers say they have been fighting for authorities to fix blocked drains which have flooded their pothole-ridden road for almost four years.

Families on Hilbre bank in Alpraham say Cheshire East Council and water companies have not carried out essential repairs on a section of the route.

June 13, 2019
St Oswald’s to stage first ever “Worleston Car Derby”

St Oswald’s to stage first ever “Worleston Car Derby”

St Oswald’s Primary School is to stage the village’s first ever Worleston Car Derby to help raise funds for an all-weather track.

The Worleston Car Derby will take place in the school grounds at 1pm on June 22.

June 13, 2019
David Marren

Nantwich councillor expelled by local Conservative party for leader attack

Nantwich Town councillor David Marren has been expelled by his party for comments he made about lack of action over travellers on Barony Park.

June 13, 2019
PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes attracts thousands of visitors

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people braved the wind and rain to enjoy the quirky annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes.

The event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, dates back at least 200 years though stopped in 1920.

June 9, 2019
Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox in Wrenbury during the hunt season.

Police say there is “insufficient evidence” that the incident in December 2018 was as a result of “deliberate and intentional hunting”.

June 3, 2019