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Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Two volunteers have been hailed heroes by residents at the Lyme Wood Grange Retirement Living development in Audlem.

For Molly Hodges and Ralph Warburton have been supplying with their groceries, fresh fruit and
vegetables and their medicines throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.

May 12, 2020
Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

An Audlem organisation has been awarded funding by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner as it is helping vulnerable people during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Audlem and District Community Action (ADCA) has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities Express Grant Fund to offer a befriending and food delivery service to people.

April 23, 2020
Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes after councillors approved the plan.

The controversial policy, which will come into effect from October this year, has been met with fierce criticism with many saying the council is putting lives in danger.

February 5, 2020
Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

A Cheshire East Council report shows the authority could be about to cut 230km of roads from its winter gritting routes – including a number of rural roads around Nantwich.

The Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure report, to go before councillors next week, highlights potential changes to its winter service.

January 29, 2020
AUDLEM TRIAL: Jury fails to reach verdict in Adam Lovatt manslaughter trial

AUDLEM TRIAL: Jury fails to reach verdict in Adam Lovatt manslaughter trial

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in a trial of two men charged with the manslaughter over the death of devoted Audlem dad Adam Lovatt.

Samuel Thorpe, 24, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, and Nicholas Hill, 36, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem were tried at Liverpool Crown Court.

January 23, 2020
Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents in parts of rural South Cheshire hit by repeat flooding since October fear they are being ignored by Cheshire East Council.

The area was hit by heavy rain throughout the autumn, but drainage is still struggling to cope with blocked gullies leaving nowhere for surface water running from farmland to travel.

December 24, 2019
Audlem landlord heartbroken over teenage son’s tragic death

Audlem landlord heartbroken over teenage son’s tragic death

A heartbroken Audlem pub landlord has paid tribute to his teenage son found dead on a lane in a Cheshire village.

Adam Rodda’s son Alex, 15, was found in the village of Ashley on Friday morning (December 13). A man has been charged with his murder.

December 15, 2019
Audlem St James first school in Cheshire to earn NHS Gold Award

Audlem St James first school in Cheshire to earn NHS Gold Award

Audlem St James Primary School has become the first school in Cheshire to successfully achieve an NHS Gold Self Care Award.

The award is part of a programme by NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to promote the benefits of self care in local communities.

December 11, 2019
Crews tackle property fires in Audlem and Tarporley

Crews tackle property fires in Audlem and Tarporley

Cheshire fire crews have battled two property fires in Audlem and Tarporley.

They were called to a property on a farm on Bagley Lane in Audlem where a fire had started above a fireplace.

November 24, 2019
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
Canal charity launches active waterways project for Cheshire’s over 55s

Canal charity launches active waterways project for Cheshire’s over 55s

Audlem is one of six Cheshire hubs at centre of a new Active Waterways project by the Canal & River Trust aimed at encouraging people over 55 to get active and healthy.

The new project is supported by £222,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England and in partnership with Active Cheshire.

October 21, 2019
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Housebuilder donates “buddy bench” for youngsters at Audlem school

A housebuilder has donated a buddy bench to Audlem St James Primary School to help foster friendships outside of the classroom.

October 11, 2019
Eddisbury Conservatives “sad” to lose MP Antoinette Sandbach

Eddisbury Conservatives “sad” to lose MP Antoinette Sandbach

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Eddisbury Conservative Association says it is sad to lose Antoinette Sandbach – but that the party must get on with delivering Brexit.

The MP for Eddisbury was one of 21 Conservatives to have the whip removed by the party on Tuesday night after voting against the Government.

September 5, 2019