Aston & Wrenbury

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
TV’s Nick Hancock backs Wingate Centre charity drive in Nantwich

TV’s Nick Hancock backs Wingate Centre charity drive in Nantwich

TV presenter and comedian Nick Hancock has thrown his support behind Nantwich Sainsbury’s charity drive. Hancock, who lives locally, is vice president of the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, the store’s chosen charity for 2013.

October 8, 2013
Wistaston tennis players celebrate at 2013 awards event

Wistaston tennis players celebrate at 2013 awards event

By Jonathan White Tennis players in Wistaston celebrated this season’s achievements at a presentation afternoon. Wistaston A topped the bill with the Men’s Division 3 (Summer League) shield in Slazenger South and Mid Cheshire Tennis League.

October 1, 2013
Nantwich golf club event raises £1,150 for Brook Hill Foundation

Nantwich golf club event raises £1,150 for Brook Hill Foundation

A Nantwich golf club event helped to raise more than £1,000 in honour of a young boy badly injured in a skiing accident. Teams taking part in the Brook Hill Foundation Am-Am at Brookfield Golf Club in Hankelow helped to raise £1,153.

September 3, 2013
Nantwich golf club to stage fundraiser for Brook Hill Foundation

Nantwich golf club to stage fundraiser for Brook Hill Foundation

A Nantwich golf club is to stage a fund-raising event in honour of a young boy badly injured in a skiing accident. Brookfield Golf Club, in Hankelow,  is to hold the Brook Hill Foundation Am-Am on Thursday August 29.

August 21, 2013
Wingate Centre given £1,300 boost by Nantwich Sainsbury’s

Wingate Centre given £1,300 boost by Nantwich Sainsbury’s

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury has been chosen as the Sainsbury’s Nantwich store’s charity of the year. And fund-raising is off to a flying start by selling the store’s award-winning cheese at the Nantwich Show.

August 16, 2013
Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

More than 1,000 women and 300 volunteers took part in the ninth St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk. The walk started at Reaseheath College where participants were given a rousing send off during a Redshift Radio outdoor stage show.

July 1, 2013