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Woman injured in two-car crash in Acton, Nantwich

Woman injured in two-car crash in Acton, Nantwich

A woman was badly injured in a road crash which has left a Nantwich road blocked.

Fire crews and police were called to the two-car accident on Ravens Lane, near Monks Lane Acton.

November 25, 2015 1 comment Acton, Incident, News
St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church in Acton will be staging its Christmas Tree Festival on December 11, 12 and 13.

Friday night will open with a cocktail party from 7pm, tickets available for £5 from Deena Emerton on 01270 624889.

November 5, 2015 0 comments Acton, Village News
Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Thousands of drivers have been caught up in traffic gridlock around Nantwich once more as roadworks coincide with major route closures.

Cheshire East highways has allowed BT engineers to set up roadworks on the busy A51 at Reaseheath.

Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

The former manager of a 500-year-old Nantwich pub set to be turned into housing, has blasted brewery agents for wrongly labelling it a failing pub.

Paul Beaton was the last manager of The Star Inn, in Acton, before Enterprise Inns decided to sell it.

September 24, 2015 13 comments Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

Arriva Bus axes village service during Nantwich A534 closure

Arriva Bus axes village service during Nantwich A534 closure

Villagers near Nantwich fear they will be isolated after a bus company said it would not run a service during an eight-week closure of a main road.

Residents in Acton contacted Arriva Buses when they were told the A534 road to Nantwich would be closed during refurbishment work on the Nantwich Aqueduct.

Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Work to repair and restore Grade ll listed Nantwich Aqueduct will begin on September 14.

The £200,000 restoration project, which will take eight weeks, is being paid for mostly by public donations of £135,000 to the Canal and River Trust.

August 26, 2015 1 comment Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands of pupils and parents gathered at the Barony Park in Nantwich for another successful Town Sports event.

More than 30 primary schools across Crewe and Nantwich took part in the competition, now one of the highlights on the yearly calendar.

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council bosses have defended Nantwich headteachers for issuing a warning letter to parents about children playing 18-rated computer games.

The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, tells parents that they could be reported to police or social services if pupils reveal they are allowed to play adult-rated games.

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury Conservative MP Stephen O’Brien is to step down and take up a top job at the United Nations.

Mr O’Brien, who has represented the constituency which includes many villages around Nantwich since 1999, will be in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief at the UN.

The Star Inn, Acton, latest Enterprise Inns pub to shut

The Star Inn, Acton, latest Enterprise Inns pub to shut

A second Enterprise Inns pub in Nantwich is closing, with The Star Inn in Acton the latest to shut.

Current publicans at The Star, on the A534 Chester Road, are moving on to a new pub in Little Bollington.

February 27, 2015 5 comments Acton, News, Village News
£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

Cheshire Community Action has been awarded £218,000 over three years to provide more Community Agents for rural villages around Nantwich.

The Community Agent schemes aims to help those who don’t live near a town centre and find it hard to access services or the internet.

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Thousands poured into Nantwich to enjoy the Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in the town centre and Mill Island.

And organisers The Holly Holy Day Society say the event, held in conjunction with the Sealed Knot society, was one of the most successful ever.

January 25, 2015 3 comments Acton, Human Interest, News, Village News