Aston & Wrenbury

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
Secret Nantwich abattoir film of slaughtered horses sparks anger

Secret Nantwich abattoir film of slaughtered horses sparks anger

Workers at a Nantwich abattoir have had licences revoked after an undercover film showing treatment of horses being slaughtered. The film, made at the Red Lion abattoir at Broomhall, near Wrenbury, shows images of horses being beaten and neglected.

January 19, 2013
Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Big-hearted residents and shoppers donated more than 150 cuddly toys to the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, Nantwich. The toys were donated by Richmond Village residents on St Joseph’s Way and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road.

January 11, 2013
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.

December 17, 2012
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
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.

December 1, 2012
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.

November 29, 2012
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.

November 28, 2012
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