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Remembrance visual poppies display at St Mary’s Church in Acton

Remembrance visual poppies display at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
A stunning visual display of hundreds of donated knitted and wooden poppies is on display at St Mary’s Church in Acton as part of Remembrance.

The knitted poppies were made by members of the Haughton and Faddiley WI and the wooden poppies were made by church members Charles Hull and James Stott.

November 15, 2020
Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

A big-hearted Nantwich boy is climbing up Snowdon with his dad to help raise hundreds of pounds for his village school.

Five-year-old Jack McIntyre wanted to help raise money for the Friends of Acton School PTA.

September 23, 2020
Acton Operatic Society host stunning Rodgers and Hammerstein show

Acton Operatic Society host stunning Rodgers and Hammerstein show

By Jonathan White
Acton Operatic Society delighted a packed audience by performing a breath-taking concert featuring the hits of Rodgers & Hammerstein at Acton’s St Mary’s Church.

January 30, 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
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
Victorian Christmas Festival held at Acton St Mary’s Church

Victorian Christmas Festival held at Acton St Mary’s Church

By Jonathan White
A Victorian Christmas Festival took place at St Mary’s Church in Acton near Nantwich.

The opening day featured Carols from Acton Primary School which included a guest appearance from Father Christmas.

December 17, 2019
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
Vital church funds raised at Acton September Serenade concert

Vital church funds raised at Acton September Serenade concert

By Jonathan White
A ‘September Serenade’ fund-raising music concert has helped raise vital funds for St Mary’s Church in Acton.

The concert featured soprano Jessica Thayer, accompanied by pianist Sally Birkett, who performed show-stopping hits from Puccini to Cole Porter.

October 9, 2019
Acton Church to stage September Serenade concert

Acton Church to stage September Serenade concert

A “September Serenade” fund-raising music concert will take place at St Mary’s Church in Acton on September 26.

The concert, starting at 7.30pm, will feature talented soprano Jessica Thayer, accompanied by pianist Sally Birkett, with show stopping hits from Puccini to Cole Porter.

September 21, 2019
Eddisbury Conservatives “sad” to lose MP Antoinette Sandbach

Eddisbury Conservatives “sad” to lose MP Antoinette Sandbach

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Eddisbury Conservative Association says it is sad to lose Antoinette Sandbach – but that the party must get on with delivering Brexit.

The MP for Eddisbury was one of 21 Conservatives to have the whip removed by the party on Tuesday night after voting against the Government.

September 5, 2019
St Mary’s Acton launches walks and community cafe

St Mary’s Acton launches walks and community cafe

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at The Tower’ guided circular walks are being staged from St Mary’s Church in Acton.

The walks are chosen to be good underfoot, do not involve climbing fences and are circular country walks of two hours and four miles.

August 26, 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
Acton youngster crowned art champion in schools contest

Acton youngster crowned art champion in schools contest

An Acton pupil has been crowned champion in a competition to find Cheshire’s best young artists.

Finn Gilding, of Acton Academy in Nantwich, was crowned overall primary school winner for his “Colourful Birds” watercolour piece.

July 12, 2019