Bunbury

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leaders of Cheshire East Council have ruled out protecting bus subsidies in their next council budget.

Currently, the authority spends £1.7 million on subsidising 12 routes across the borough.

September 11, 2020
Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Cheshire fire crews had one of their busiest nights for years as a powerful storm swept across south and mid Cheshire last night.

Worst hit was the Tarporley, Beeston, Tattenhall and Malpas areas as lightning sparked fires and flood waters left cars submerged and buildings under water.

August 13, 2020
Chemical incident on Shropshire Union Canal boat at Beeston

Chemical incident on Shropshire Union Canal boat at Beeston

Fire crews were called to a chemical incident on a canal boat in Beeston near Tarporley.

Three fire engines attended, two from Chester and one from Nantwich, and the water incident unit from Powey Lane were called to the incident.

August 12, 2020
Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley, writes Jonathan White

The owners of 80 vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start on Sunday.

August 5, 2020
Police probe attempted car robbery in Spurstow, near Nantwich

Police probe attempted car robbery in Spurstow, near Nantwich

Detectives are investigating an attempted robbery of a car on the A49 at Spurstow, near Nantwich.

The incident involved a Silver BMW which overtook and stopped in front of a Mercedes near to Badcock’s Lane.

July 16, 2020
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens reopens after lockdown

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens reopens after lockdown

One of England’s finest gardens is back open after the Government lifted restrictions set to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

Historic and award-winning Cholmondeley Castle Gardens have introduced measures to protect visitors while allowing them to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, picnic and meet friends.

July 6, 2020
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