Aston & Wrenbury

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
Broomhall and Sound flower festival set for October

Broomhall and Sound flower festival set for October

The Broomhall and Sound Chapel Flower Festival will take place on October 4 to 7.

The event themed “Harvest Past and Present” will be on Friday October 4 from 12pm-5pm, and Saturday October 5 10.30am-5pm.

September 17, 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
Dozens of firefighters tackle Nantwich farm blaze

Dozens of firefighters tackle Nantwich farm blaze

Fire crews across the county helped tackle a large farm blaze in Broomhall, Nantwich.

The fire, believed to have started accidentally, broke out at around 12.15pm yesterday on Heatley Lane, Broomhall.

August 30, 2019