Acton

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
Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

A young Nantwich boy born with a leg and part of his arm missing, is to climb Snowdon for a charity which sends seriously ill and disabled children on dream holidays.

Courageous Jack Wimpenny, 11, from Ravensmoor, has been in training as he prepares to take on the challenge.

March 20, 2019
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

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 16, 2019
“Tea at the Tower” Acton walks re-launch after 2018 success

“Tea at the Tower” Acton walks re-launch after 2018 success

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at The Tower’ guided circular walks are re-launching in Acton near Nantwich after their success in 2018.

They will take place each month from St Mary’s Church, on Monks Lane.

January 10, 2019
St Mary’s Church in Acton hosts Christmas Festival

St Mary’s Church in Acton hosts Christmas Festival

By Jonathan White
Visitors to Acton were wowed by a three-day “Christmas Festival” at the village’s St Mary’s Church.

The opening day featured a guest appearance from Father Christmas and a Christmas medley performance by Acton CE Primary Academy choir in the afternoon, followed by a Christmas music concert with TheFunkyChoir.com

December 10, 2018
Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA say they are continuing to investigate the death of a dog found in a canal in Nantwich with heavy chains around its body.

The grim discovery was made by walkers by bridge 89 which spans the Shropshire Union Canal south of Marsh Lane and north of the A530 Whitchurch Road.

October 12, 2018
Acton youngster wins regional dot-art school competition

Acton youngster wins regional dot-art school competition

A talented youngster from Acton in Nantwich has scooped top honours in a regional school arts competition.

Tahlia Buckley, a Year 5 student from Acton CE Primary Academy, was crowned alongside Pranathi Tulasi from Chester as overall winners of the dot-art Schools competition.

July 12, 2018