Aston & Wrenbury

More 2021 events cancelled near Nantwich by Covid restrictions

More 2021 events cancelled near Nantwich by Covid restrictions

Two more popular summer events near Nantwich have been cancelled or postponed because of Covid pandemic restrictions.

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes organisers have decided to cancel its event which was due to be held on June 12.

February 24, 2021
Rural Nantwich communities feel “cut off” by Cheshire East Council after floods

Rural Nantwich communities feel “cut off” by Cheshire East Council after floods

Angry parish councillors near Nantwich are clubbing together to call on highways chiefs to stop leaving rural areas “cut off” by flooded roads.

Villagers in the Wrenbury, Newhall, Sound and Marbury areas say council bosses have left them stranded by failing to empty gullies and clear the floods.

February 14, 2021
Villages near Nantwich to benefit from new public transport, says CEC

Villages near Nantwich to benefit from new public transport, says CEC

Villagers in Bunbury, Wrenbury and Audlem are to benefit from nearly £1.3m Rural Mobility Fund to improve links to the south west of Nantwich.

Cheshire East Council says the Government funding will boost public transport service where it is currently very limited.

January 12, 2021
Man seriously injured after car crashes into tree at Chorley near Nantwich

Man seriously injured after car crashes into tree at Chorley near Nantwich

A man was airlifted to hospital after his car ploughed into a tree on a country road at Chorley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened on Nantwich Road near Wrenbury. Police, air ambulance and fire crews attended the scene.

January 8, 2021
Wrenbury canal liftbridge - new boater control pedestal and Darren Spann

Historic canal lift bridge in Wrenbury upgraded in £150,000 project

The historic canal lift bridge in Wrenbury, near Nantwich has undergone a £150,000 upgrade to give it modern safety controls.

The work has taken two months to complete and means easier operation for boaters on the Llangollen Canal.

December 22, 2020
Marbury man sentenced for drink driving after Wrenbury crash

Marbury man sentenced for drink driving after Wrenbury crash

A 62-year-old man has been sentenced for drink driving after crashing his Ford Ranger into a field in Wrenbury.

William Warrington, from Hollins Lane, Marbury, had left the scene after crashing off Cholmondeley Road between a telegraph pole and a metal gate at around 10.15pm on July 31 this year.

December 15, 2020
Wrenbury Primary School wins national community honour

Wrenbury Primary School wins national community honour

Wrenbury Primary School has been crowned winner of the Community Award at the national Business Education Awards.

Delighted staff and children are celebrating after scooping the honour in recognition of a community project the school took part in with Wrenbury Medical Centre and Wrenbury Nursing Home.

December 7, 2020
Angry residents object to firm’s concrete plant near Nantwich

Angry residents object to firm’s concrete plant near Nantwich

Furious residents in Aston and Wrenbury say a firm has started constructing a controversial new development while its planning application is still being considered by Cheshire East Council.

They claim Concrete Panels Systems Ltd, part of Graham Heath Construction, has already started building a new concrete batching plant at its current site at Station Yard, Wrenbury Road.

November 18, 2020
Wrenbury youngster cycles 150 miles in aid of RNLI

Wrenbury youngster cycles 150 miles in aid of RNLI

A Wrenbury youngster has cycled more than 150 miles to raise funds for the RNLI.

Nine-year-old Alfie Nicholas pedalled five miles every day in October – come wind, rain or shine!

November 3, 2020
Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Saturday bus services connecting rural villages to Nantwich have been reinstated, says Cheshire East Council.

The 70 and 72 services will now give people living in Wrenbury, Audlem, Aston and Bunbury a route in to Nantwich.

November 3, 2020
Fire crews tackle log burner incident at house in Chorley

Fire crews tackle log burner incident at house in Chorley

Fire crews tackled a fire at a house in Chorley near Wrenbury today

They say the incident at around 5am was caused by a log burner at the property on Chorley Hall Lane.

November 2, 2020
Two men in hospital after vehicle repair centre fire in Wrenbury

Two men in hospital after vehicle repair centre fire in Wrenbury

Two men were taken to hospital after a fire at a vehicle repair centre in Wrenbury near Nantwich.

Fire crews were called out to tackle the blaze at around 3pm yesterday (October 29) on Station Road.

October 30, 2020
Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leaders of Cheshire East Council have ruled out protecting bus subsidies in their next council budget.

Currently, the authority spends £1.7 million on subsidising 12 routes across the borough.

September 11, 2020