Aston & Wrenbury

N’Ukefest in Nantwich set to attract hundreds of ukulele fans

N’Ukefest in Nantwich set to attract hundreds of ukulele fans

N’Ukefest in Wrenbury near Nantwich is set to be a big pull next month for ukulele fans across the UK. The annual event has grown due to demand, and this year will be staged at The Cotton Arms over three days May 16 -18.

April 15, 2014
Nantwich Civic Hall to host 50s night for Wingate Centre

Nantwich Civic Hall to host 50s night for Wingate Centre

It will be a case of rockin’ back the clock when Nantwich Civic Hall hosts a 50s night to raise funds for two charities. The Reverse Rett Charity, which funds and researches Rett Syndrome in children and Nantwich’s Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, will benefit from a charity auction and raffle.

March 28, 2014
Wrenbury woman one of St Luke’s Hospice first “change makers”

Wrenbury woman one of St Luke’s Hospice first “change makers”

A woman from Wrenbury in Nantwich has become one of the first recruits to a hospice “change maker” project. Debbie Cole has signed up to the St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice Change Maker initiative as a volunteer.

February 19, 2014
Wrenbury hosts broadband drop-in event for Nantwich villages

Wrenbury hosts broadband drop-in event for Nantwich villages

Residents and businesses in Nantwich can find out more this week about the roll out of high-speed fibre broadband in Cheshire. Connecting Cheshire will enable 80,000 premises to tap into high-speed fibre broadband over the next 18 months.

February 17, 2014
CCTV pics of men wanted over Wrenbury post office burglary, Nantwich

CCTV pics of men wanted over Wrenbury post office burglary, Nantwich

Police have issued CCTV pictures of two men wanted in connection with a burglary in Nantwich. Detectives want to trace the men after a burglary at Wrenbury Post Office on January 9.

February 8, 2014
Police launch drivers appeal over Nantwich cyclist A530 death

Police launch drivers appeal over Nantwich cyclist A530 death

Police want to trace two drivers who may be key witnesses to the road accident near Nantwich which killed cyclist Stewart Gandy. Mr Gandy (pictured) was in collision with a lorry as he rode his bike along the A530 Whitchurch Road in Baddington.

December 16, 2013
Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

Super fibre broadband roll-out unveiled for Nantwich and villages

First communities to benefit from Connecting Cheshire’s multi-million pound fibre broadband roll-out are announced More than 15,000 premises are set to benefit from the first phase of investment in new fibre broadband networks across Cheshire.

December 6, 2013
Nantwich dancer AJ Pritchard and Chloe win historic double dance title

Nantwich dancer AJ Pritchard and Chloe win historic double dance title

Young Nantwich dancer AJ Pritchard has scooped top national honours once again with his dance partner Chloe. The pair, who wowed huge TV audiences on Britain’s Got Talent, have been crowned both Youth Ballroom and Latin Champions 2013.

December 4, 2013
Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

The family of a cyclist who died in a collision near Nantwich, told how he had only just taken up cycling again after retirement. Stewart Roy Gandy, 65, from Wistaston, died after colliding with a lorry on the A530 Whitchurch Road at Baddington Bridge, Aston.

November 18, 2013
A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry on the A530 near Nantwich has been named as Stewart Gandy. The 65-year-old, from Wistaston, was cycling towards Whitchurch near Aston when the crash happened.

November 13, 2013
A530 Nantwich to Burleydam fifth most dangerous road in Britain

A530 Nantwich to Burleydam fifth most dangerous road in Britain

The A530 between Nantwich and Burleydam has been named UK’s fifth most dangerous road, a new report has highlighted. The eight-mile stretch of single carriageway saw 23 fatal or serious crashes between 2007 and 2011, according to latest 5-year figures.

November 4, 2013
Wrenbury residents boost church funds with “Treasures” scheme

Wrenbury residents boost church funds with “Treasures” scheme

Talented Wrenbury residents near Nantwich have helped grow £20.13 into a staggering £1,500 as part of a new scheme. The  idea began at St Margaret’s Church, in Wrenbury, where members of the congregation were given just over £20 to launch with.

October 17, 2013
Nantwich organisations and events in line for Cheshire East grants

Nantwich organisations and events in line for Cheshire East grants

Events and organisations in the Nantwich area are in line for community grants from Cheshire East Council. Cash is set to be dished out to help groups stage events and fund developments in the area.

October 10, 2013