Aston & Wrenbury

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
New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

By Hannah Youds
A woman with Nantwich links has written a book which tells the story of three generations of her family, who all went to war on horseback!

The book, called “A Horse, A Sword and A Rifle”, focuses on the fascinating lives and exploits of Joseph Dodd, his son-in-law Sydney Williams, and Sydney’s son John Williams.

August 13, 2020
Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley, writes Jonathan White

The owners of 80 vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start on Sunday.

August 5, 2020
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens reopens after lockdown

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens reopens after lockdown

One of England’s finest gardens is back open after the Government lifted restrictions set to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

Historic and award-winning Cholmondeley Castle Gardens have introduced measures to protect visitors while allowing them to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, picnic and meet friends.

July 6, 2020
Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars devastate Nantwich businesswoman in £15,000 raid

Burglars have devastated a Nantwich businesswoman after breaking in and stealing more than £15,000 of goods in an audacious raid.

Crooks drove and walked across several fields in the middle of the night to carry out the break in at Christine Watson’s “Little Toy Barn” base near Wrenbury.

June 10, 2020
Fire rips through bakery business in Aston near Nantwich

Fire rips through bakery business in Aston near Nantwich

Fire has ripped through a large bakery business in Aston near Nantwich overnight.

Ten crews from across Cheshire were called to the major incident at around 12.30am this morning on Whitchurch Road, Newhall.

May 23, 2020
Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes after councillors approved the plan.

The controversial policy, which will come into effect from October this year, has been met with fierce criticism with many saying the council is putting lives in danger.

February 5, 2020
Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

A Cheshire East Council report shows the authority could be about to cut 230km of roads from its winter gritting routes – including a number of rural roads around Nantwich.

The Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure report, to go before councillors next week, highlights potential changes to its winter service.

January 29, 2020
Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

A young mum who suffered cancer as a child has teamed up with a Nantwich hairdresser to support a charity providing real hair wigs to children going through the same harrowing ordeal.

January 21, 2020
Wingate Centre raises £1,200 at Winter Wonderland event

Wingate Centre raises £1,200 at Winter Wonderland event

More than £1,200 was raised at the Wingate Children’s Centre Winter Wonderland event in Wrenbury.

Father Christmas dropped in on the event and Wrenbury Primary School performed a concert.

December 22, 2019
Wrenbury community project wins NHS silver self care award

Wrenbury community project wins NHS silver self care award

A Wrenbury community project “Immunisation and why we have it” has won an NHS Silver Self Care Award.

It was a partnership between Wrenbury Primary School, Wrenbury Medical Practice and Wrenbury Nursing Home.

November 21, 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
Wingate Centre in Wrenbury opens new fundraising cafe

Wingate Centre in Wrenbury opens new fundraising cafe

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury has opened a new community café to generate additional funds for the charity.

The centre provides accessible residential and recreational activities to improve wellbeing for individuals with disabilities.

September 29, 2019