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MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

Rural areas of Nantwich will get superfast broadband after the Government earmarked £3.24 million for Cheshire. The move has been welcomed by politicians who say it will help Crewe and Nantwich deliver jobs and boost growth.

Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Garage blaze in Aston, Nantwich, sparked by wiring

Wiring sparked a blaze in the roof of a garage in Aston, near Nantwich. The blaze badly damaged the garage but didn’t spread to the house on Sheppenhall Grove.

December 14, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Incident, News
Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Staff at a children’s centre near Nantwich are appealing for the donation of soft toys for Christmas. The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury gives out thousands of toys to children who stay at the centre throughout the year.

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Attractions near Nantwich are celebrating after scooping top prizes at the Marketing Cheshire 2012 annual awards. The Yew Tree Inn, in Bunbury, won the Tourism Pub of the Year, while nearby Peckforton Castle (pictured) was crowned Hotel of the Year.

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

Contestants tested their endurance to the limit in a “Tough Mudder” event held at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich. Around 7,500 competitors lined up to take on a 12-mile Cheshire assault course, including 22 obstacles, ice baths, electric shocks, fire, and miles of mud.

November 22, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Charity events, News
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Councillors will decide on whether to impose a series of conditions on a controversial housing development in a Nantwich village. Initial plans for 43 houses in Aston were rejected by Cheshire East, but developers are appealing against the ruling.

Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

The success of Paralympics GB team is living on at the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. The centre has received a donation from Sainsbury’s Nantwich which includes a haul of Paralympic athlete-themed advertising.

Wrenbury Art Group exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Wrenbury Art Group exhibition at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition of paintings by Wrenbury Art Group is to be staged at Nantwich Museum. The “Yes we CAN paint” exhibition of work opens in the Millennium Gallery on Pillory Street on Saturday October 13.

Wrenbury Village Hall sits pretty with 100 new chairs

Wrenbury Village Hall sits pretty with 100 new chairs

A village hall in Nantwich is sitting pretty these days – after buying 100 new chairs! Wrenbury Village Hall managed to secure a Cheshire East Council community grant to offer users a little more comfort.

October 5, 2012 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Human Interest, Latest