Bunbury

Bunbury Ward Cllr Sarah Pochin does not appeal party expulsion

Bunbury Ward Cllr Sarah Pochin does not appeal party expulsion

A Cheshire East councillor who was expelled from the Conservative Group, has not appealed against the decision.

Cllr Sarah Pochin, who represents Bunbury Ward, was expelled by the Cheshire East Conservative Group in March.

May 22, 2020
Police appeal after specialised bike stolen in Bunbury

Police appeal after specialised bike stolen in Bunbury

Police are appealing for help after a specialized bike was stolen in Bunbury, near Nantwich.

The man’s specialized Allez blue and yellow bicycle was taken from the village between midnight and 7am yesterday (May 16).

May 17, 2020
Bunbury Village Day postponed by coronavirus pandemic

Bunbury Village Day postponed by coronavirus pandemic

Organisers have postponed Bunbury Village Day in June due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

The annual event which attracts hundreds to the village near Nantwich was scheduled for June 20.

March 24, 2020
Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Councillor Sarah Pochin has been expelled from Cheshire East Conservative Group, the party announced today.

Cllr Pochin was at the centre of a Mayoralty fall out last month, which led to her suspension, as reported by Nantwich News.

March 11, 2020
4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

English Heritage has completed a 4000-year-old replica Bronze Age roundhouse built by volunteers and school children in the grounds of Beeston Castle near Nantwich.

February 24, 2020
Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

A concert by Decibellas Women’s Choir of Tarporley at St Boniface church in Bunbury has helped to raise more than £2,000.

February 16, 2020
Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary school has been rated as “good” by Ofsted in its first inspection since becoming part of the Rural Church Schools Academy Trust in 2017.

The school, inspected in January under the new Ofsted framework, was rated outstanding in three out of the five categories.

February 11, 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
Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

A woman had to be rescued by fire crews after plunging down a steep bank at Bickerton near Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out at around 3.40pm yesterday (January 9) to Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, a popular spot for walkers.

January 10, 2020
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
Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A developer’s bid to add four more homes to a rural development near Bickerton Hill has been rejected by councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee turned down a scheme from Torus Group to build 17 homes – including six affordable properties – on vacant former agricultural land in Mill Lane, Bulkeley.

October 30, 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
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