Bunbury

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
Volunteers rebuild 4,000-year-old Bronze Age house at Beeston Castle

Volunteers rebuild 4,000-year-old Bronze Age house at Beeston Castle

A Bronze Age house is being reconstructed by English Heritage volunteers at Beeston Castle near Nantwich – 4,000 years after it disappeared.

Workers are using authentic tools and archaeological evidence informed by the recent discoveries at the Bronze Age settlement in Cambridgeshire as well as earlier discoveries at Beeston Castle.

May 27, 2019
Former Tarporley student creates waves in world para canoeing

Former Tarporley student creates waves in world para canoeing

A Bunbury man is making waves in the world of para-caneoing.

Former Tarporley High pupil Stuart Wood has been selected to represent Great Britain at the next World Championships in Poznan, Poland.

May 12, 2019
Man injured after car smash in Ridley, near Nantwich

Man injured after car smash in Ridley, near Nantwich

One man was badly injured after a car crash on Whitchurch Road in Ridley, near Nantwich.

The driver had to be cut free from the wreckage of the accident. No other vehicles were involved.

April 28, 2019
Bunbury pub launches new Countryside Walking Guide

Bunbury pub launches new Countryside Walking Guide

Bunbury pub The Yew Tree has launched its new Countryside Walking Guide.

The Yew Tree, in the picturesque village of Bunbury, near Nantwich, unveiled the new guide to punters who visited over the Easter weekend.

April 23, 2019
Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Sheep rustlers struck at a farm in Nantwich stealing up to nine animals, according to police.

Rural officers from Nantwich are investigating reports of nine sheep being stolen from the Wettenhall area.

April 9, 2019
Lorry collides with railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston

Lorry collides with railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston

A lorry driver had a lucky escape after colliding with a railway bridge on Whitchurch Road, Beeston.

It happened at around noon on A49 close to Beeston cattle market.

October 4, 2018
Tarporley primary school to take on 100 more pupils after expansion

Tarporley primary school to take on 100 more pupils after expansion

A £1.5 million project to extend and remodel Tarporley Church of England School to cater for rising pupil numbers has been completed.

The school in Park Road now features four new classrooms, a larger hall, new entrance, multi use games area and playground.

September 16, 2018
A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

The busy A534 between Nantwich and Wrexham is closed for emergency resurfacing after an HGV overturned spilling diesel.

It happened between the A49 and A41 close to Bickerton Poacher pub.

August 30, 2018
Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

July 18, 2018
Hundreds of families enjoy Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of families enjoy Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of villagers turned out to enjoy the annual Bunbury Village day in glorious sunshine.

The event saw the crowning of the new Rose Queen Aimee Doyle, who took over the robes from retiring Queen Gracie McKenzie.

June 27, 2018
Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Arsonists used gas canisters to torch the back of a property in the village of Ridley, near Nantwich, detectives say.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the arson at a house on Wrexham Road in Ridley.

April 18, 2018
Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

April 9, 2018