Audlem

Audlem annual “Christmas around the Tree” concert

Audlem annual “Christmas around the Tree” concert

By Jonathan White
Audlem’s annual “Christmas around the tree” proved another hit with villagers in the centre of Audlem.

The event featured Crewe Brass who led the service for the 32nd consecutive year.

December 28, 2021
Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

Non-gritted road caused “catastrophic accidents” on icy roads, councillors told

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Three days of icy, non-gritted roads near Nantwich and Audlem saw “three catastrophic accidents and the school bus cancelled”, the former leader of Cheshire East Council said.

Cllr Rachel Bailey (Audlem, Con) told a full council she had not intended speaking on the winter gritting programme and had planned to ask a question about home school transport.

December 16, 2021
Coole Lane accident in December 2021

Third crash on Coole Lane after road removed from CEC gritting routes

Coole Lane in Nantwich has seen another crash – the third in three days – after Cheshire East Council removed it from its winter gritting route.

The latest accident involved a skip lorry which crashed off the road into the ditch.

December 2, 2021
Police release CCTV of victim in Audlem death investigation

Police release CCTV of victim in Audlem death investigation

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Audlem have released a CCTV image to establish the movements.

Andrew Guy died following an alleged assault at an address on Stafford Street, Audlem.

November 18, 2021
Nantwich among 5 Cheshire East parishes in local heritage project

Nantwich among 5 Cheshire East parishes in local heritage project

Nantwich and Audlem are among five places chosen as part of a local heritage project run by Cheshire East Council.

The idea of the project is to update its list of historic landmarks and places in the borough.

November 11, 2021
Man, 43, charged with murder after Audlem death

Man, 43, charged with murder after Audlem death

Detectives investigating the death of a 54-year-old have charged a man with murder.

Andrew Guy was found dead at an address in Buerton on Sunday 17 October.

November 2, 2021
Murder investigation launched after death of man in Audlem

Murder investigation launched after death of man in Audlem

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after death of man in Audlem following a suspected assault on October 16. Police say two people have been arrested.

October 30, 2021
Adam and his wife, Clare

Family of killed Audlem dad pay tribute after manslaughter verdict

The widow and mother of an Audlem dad killed by a single punch in the village have paid their tributes after his killer was found guilty of manslaughter.

October 26, 2021
Wybunbury man found guilty of manslaughter of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt

Wybunbury man found guilty of manslaughter of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt

A man has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Audlem businessman Adam Lovatt following a retrial.

Samuel Thorpe, 26, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, was found guilty today at Liverpool Crown Court after a 10-day trial.

October 22, 2021
New ‘on demand’ rural Nantwich bus service launches

New ‘on demand’ rural Nantwich bus service launches

A new on-demand rural bus service to help reduce isolation and connect rural areas with Nantwich has been launched by Cheshire East Council.

The new “go-too” pilot scheme covers a large area south and west of Nantwich, including Bunbury, Wrenbury and Audlem and other villages, where no commercial services are available.

October 12, 2021
Rotting food uncollected as CEC refuse teams hit by staff shortage

Rotting food uncollected as CEC refuse teams hit by staff shortage

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Rotting food has been left in garden waste bins in parts of Cheshire East where fortnightly collections have been missed because of a lack of staff.

Cllr Rachel Bailey (Audlem, Con) has called on the council’s audit and governance committee to look at how waste food is collected and how the scheme operates to see if anything can be done.

October 5, 2021
‘On demand’ rural bus service to launch between Nantwich and Audlem

‘On demand’ rural bus service to launch between Nantwich and Audlem

A new on-demand rural bus service is being launched to cover south of Nantwich connecting Audlem and other villages.

The Cheshire East Council “go-too” pilot scheme is aimed at tackling rural isolation.

September 18, 2021
Audlem Climate and Nature Event to be staged in village

Audlem Climate and Nature Event to be staged in village

Residents and visitors are invited to join in Audlem’s “Climate and Nature Event” on Saturday (September 18).

The event, at the Buttermarket on The Square between 10am and 4pm, is one of many around the country kicking off the Great Big Green Week nationwide campaign.

September 13, 2021