Aston & Wrenbury

War hero’s son special guest for Marbury Spitfire flypast

War hero’s son special guest for Marbury Spitfire flypast

By Jonathan White
The son of a true war hero was special guest during the Marbury Merry Days Spitfire Flypast.

John Wojda’s father Zbigniew ‘Adam’ Wojda was a Polish Spitfire pilot and instructor during the Second World War.

May 17, 2024
Pothole-plagued Station Road in Wrenbury to finally be resurfaced

Pothole-plagued Station Road in Wrenbury to finally be resurfaced

Long-suffering resident and motorists in Wrenbury are to FINALLY see pothole-ridden Station Road resurfaced next month.

The road has made a national headlines in recent months after we revealed how locals had put up amusing warning signs for drivers.

May 15, 2024
Wistaston Singers group photo during the interval

Wistaston Singers and Ukes Aloud perform at church concert

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Singers and ukulele group Ukes Aloud performed a Springtime Concert in Aston in memory of two Ukes Aloud members who died.

The concert took place in a packed St Andrew’s Methodist Church on Wrenbury Road in Aston.

May 14, 2024
Rural Nantwich bus services face cuts under new CEC plans

Rural Nantwich bus services face cuts under new CEC plans

Rural bus services around Nantwich could be cut under new plans unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

But a direct service from the town to Leighton Hospital looks set to be reinstated if the proposals go ahead.

May 8, 2024
Dogs welcome at Marbury Merry Days country fair

Dogs welcome at Marbury Merry Days country fair

By Jonathan White
The Marbury Merry Days traditional country fair will this year include a ‘Gun Dog Scurry’ on both days and a ‘Fun Dog Show’ on Sunday.

The popular two-day fair will take place on Saturday and Sunday May 11-12 this month.

May 1, 2024
Plans for golf driving range and academy in South Cheshire village

Plans for golf driving range and academy in South Cheshire village

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans for a golf driving range and junior academy centre on land at Wirswall near Wrenbury have been recommended for approval.

PGA professional Rob Ashbrook wants to set up the 16-bay driving range and junior golf centre on an agricultural plot of land sited off Bradley Green Lane.

April 20, 2024
Motorist injured and air ambulance called to crash near Wrenbury

Motorist injured and air ambulance called to crash near Wrenbury

A motorist had to be cut free from wreckage after a two-vehicle crash closed Wrenbury Road in Cholmondeley.

The accident involving a lorry and a 4×4 happened shortly before 4pm yesterday (February 26), close to the junction with the busy A49.

February 27, 2024
Devastated Nantwich friend of RTC victim hits out at Prison Service

Devastated Nantwich friend of RTC victim hits out at Prison Service

The devastated friend of a young student killed in a horror car smash has hit out at the Prison Service over its plans to move the man responsible to an open prison just a year into his sentence.

Charlotte Hope was killed when her car was hit head on by Ashley Kosciekowski, who was driving at up to 90mph in his BMW while on cannabis on the A53 near Shrewsbury.

February 3, 2024
Red-faced council chiefs “sorry” over Wrenbury road

Red-faced council chiefs “sorry” over Wrenbury road

Red-faced highways chiefs have said “sorry” over the horrific state of a busy road in Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

It comes after angry residents erected a sign on Station Road, warning drivers the road would “break their soul as well as their vehicle”.

February 2, 2024
Villagers create own warning “sign” for worst road in Cheshire East!

Villagers create own warning “sign” for worst road in Cheshire East!

Miffed off villagers in Wrenbury have created their own roadside sign – to warn motorists of the horrific state of the highway!

The sign, stating “This road may break your vehicle – and your soul”, has been erected by the side of Station Road in Wrenbury.

January 31, 2024
Pupils bury time capsule on new housing estate in Aston

Pupils bury time capsule on new housing estate in Aston

Youngsters at Sound Primary School near Nantwich have buried a time capsule under a new housing development to show future generations what life was like in 2020s!

Pupils gathered items to be dug in at the 31-home Alderwood Gardens development.

January 25, 2024
Man rescued by fire crews after falling into canal in Wrenbury

Man rescued by fire crews after falling into canal in Wrenbury

Fire crews helped rescue a man who fell into a canal at Wrenbury in Nantwich.

The incident happened last night (January 13) at around 9pm of Wrenbury Heath Road.

January 14, 2024
Wingate Special Children’s Trust marks funding boost with MP visit

Wingate Special Children’s Trust marks funding boost with MP visit

The Wingate Special Children’s Trust based near Nantwich has received a £7,520 donation from Morrisons Foundation.

The trust, a charity in Wrenbury that supports children and young people with special education needs and disabilities in East Cheshire, was visited by Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to celebrate their success.

December 29, 2023