Aston & Wrenbury

Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Nantwich school governor’s special Remembrance Day tribute

Remembrance Day will take on a special poignancy for a governor at a primary school near Nantwich when three generations of his family mark the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Fred Wright, chair of the governors at Sound Primary, will remember the fallen, including his own uncle and nine other pupils from the small rural school.

November 7, 2014
Wingate Centre in Wrenbury donated £1,600 from Sainsbury’s cheese!

Wingate Centre in Wrenbury donated £1,600 from Sainsbury’s cheese!

Staff at Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury have cheesy smiles – thanks to Nantwich Sainsbury’s!

The Middlewich Road store has just donated all the proceeds from sales it made at its Nantwich Show stall.

October 29, 2014
Animal cruelty charges dropped against Nantwich abattoir owners

Animal cruelty charges dropped against Nantwich abattoir owners

Animal cruelty charges against directors of a Nantwich abattoir have been dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service due to insufficient evidence.

The decision comes just four weeks after a separate investigation into alleged horse passports irregularities at the same Red Lion abattoir was abandoned for the same reason.

October 27, 2014
Pub and bakery team up for new Farmers Market in Bunbury

Pub and bakery team up for new Farmers Market in Bunbury

A pub and bakery business are teaming up to hold regular Farmers Market and Craft Fairs in Bunbury, near Nantwich.

Tom Morrison, who runs Berry Fresh Bakery in Wrenbury, is helping to organise the event to be staged at the award-winning Yew Tree Inn in Bunbury.

October 26, 2014
Councillors unveil new lane for Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury

Councillors unveil new lane for Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury

A much-needed new approach lane to a Nantwich children’s centre has been unveiled.

Officials have opened the new road leading to The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury which puts an end to years of pot-hole problems for visitors and staff.

October 16, 2014
New Cheshire Wildlife Trust education centre opens near Nantwich

New Cheshire Wildlife Trust education centre opens near Nantwich

Dozens of guests joined the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs for the opening of a new wildlife trust education centre near Nantwich.

The £120,000 new Bickley Barn education centre, between Wrenbury and Malpas, is based in a converted 100-year-old diary milking barn.

September 9, 2014
Model railway club in Nantwich steams ahead by doubling members

Model railway club in Nantwich steams ahead by doubling members

A model railway club near Nantwich has doubled its membership – just six months after launching.

Wrenbury & District Model Railway Club now has 24 active members who meet every week in Village Hall, Wrenbury.

August 12, 2014
Gateway Peugeot balloon challenge raises cash for Nantwich groups

Gateway Peugeot balloon challenge raises cash for Nantwich groups

A local car dealer has been helping “inflate” the coffers of Nantwich community groups.

Gateway Peugeot Crewe has staged a “guess the amount of balloons in a car” competition at several events.

July 18, 2014
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands of people crammed into Nantwich today for the town Fete and annual SkoolsFest event. Proud parents watched hundreds of primary school youngsters sing and dance on the green in front of St Mary’s Church.

June 28, 2014
Sainsbury’s donates more than £7,000 to Nantwich’s Wingate Children’s Centre

Sainsbury’s donates more than £7,000 to Nantwich’s Wingate Children’s Centre

Wingate Children’s Centre near Nantwich has been boosted by more than £6,000 from the town’s Sainsbury’s store. A cheque for the record amount of £6,255 was handed to the centre’s manager Chris Bridgman, who is retiring after 11 years at the Wrenbury facility.

June 26, 2014
Nantwich sisters tackle “30km for 30 years” in memory of tragic brother

Nantwich sisters tackle “30km for 30 years” in memory of tragic brother

Two Nantwich sisters are stepping out on a 30km run – in honour of their brother who died of blood cancer. Emma and Tricia Boffey are staging their “30k for 30 years” on the day brother Will would have celebrated his 30th birthday.

June 24, 2014
Hundreds enjoy Marbury Merry Days fair near Nantwich

Hundreds enjoy Marbury Merry Days fair near Nantwich

By Jonathan White Hundreds enjoyed the 35th annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair near Nantwich. The event is organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council.

May 19, 2014
Nantwich girl defied killer brain condition left undetected for four years

Nantwich girl defied killer brain condition left undetected for four years

A Nantwich girl who survived three brain haemorrhages – one which went undetected for four years – is defying the odds by running for charity to honour her carers.

Brave Ellie Calder, 20, has lived with a rare condition which can cause a haemorrhage any second of the day, for 13 years.

May 1, 2014