Aston & Wrenbury

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
Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.

June 24, 2013
Cheerbrook in Nantwich to stage second Big Taste event

Cheerbrook in Nantwich to stage second Big Taste event

Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich is planning an even bigger Big Taste event next weekend. Thousands are expected to flock to the event off Newcastle Road on June 14 and 15, which features foods and drinks produced by Cheshire companies.

June 10, 2013
Fund-raising South Cheshire bike rides to help young carers

Fund-raising South Cheshire bike rides to help young carers

Cyclists are being urged to saddle up for two South Cheshire rides to help young carers in the county. The Up and Under Foundation is organising two bike rides on June 9 in a bid to raise cash to take young carers on well-earned breaks.

May 20, 2013
Marbury Merry Days festival near Wrenbury a hit with visitors

Marbury Merry Days festival near Wrenbury a hit with visitors

By Jonathan White The 34th annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day country fair attracted hundreds of visitors to the village. The fair was held next to St Michael’s & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury, Nantwich.

May 16, 2013
Two fires damage properties in Stapeley and Wrenbury, Nantwich

Two fires damage properties in Stapeley and Wrenbury, Nantwich

A hedge fire spread to a nearby shed at a property in Nantwich. Fire crews from Nantwich were called out to the blaze on Broad Lane in Stapeley.

April 26, 2013
Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

The controversial Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich has been ordered to stop operating, the Food Standards Agency revealed today. The slaughterhouse in Sound Heath, Wrenbury, has failed to meet requirements for safe production of meat.

April 8, 2013
Car blaze leaves one injured on Nantwich Road, Wrenbury

Car blaze leaves one injured on Nantwich Road, Wrenbury

A man was injured after a road accident near Nantwich, left one vehicle in flames. The accident happened on Nantwich Road in Wrenbury and fire crews were called out to tackle the car blaze.

April 4, 2013
Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner is to drop in to Nantwich police station on Beam Street tomorrow (March 27). John Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, is visiting every station across the county to introduce himself.

March 26, 2013
New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

Bosses at Wulvern Housing have unveiled their latest development at a site in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. Sandfield Court is a new development of eight two-bedroom bungalows aimed at people over 55.

February 28, 2013
Hundreds gather in Nantwich to protest over Red Lion abattoir

Hundreds gather in Nantwich to protest over Red Lion abattoir

Scores of protesters gathered in Nantwich town centre to demonstrate against a local abattoir at the centre of an investigation into abuse of horses. The Red Lion Abattoir, at Sound Heath near Wrenbury, is being probed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the RSPCA.

February 2, 2013
Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Animal rights campaigners across the country are planning to descend on a controversial abattoir near Nantwich in a bid to close it down. Hundreds are expected to gather in Nantwich town centre before travelling to the Red Lion abattoir, at Sound Heath near Wrenbury.

January 29, 2013
Combermere Abbey owners win appeal to repair crumbling north wing

Combermere Abbey owners win appeal to repair crumbling north wing

Planning inspectors have given the green light for restoration work at a historic home near Nantwich. The owners of Combermere Abbey are celebrating after getting the go ahead to repair the crumbling North Wing of the Grade 1 building.

January 28, 2013