Bunbury

Villages near Nantwich to benefit from new public transport, says CEC

Villages near Nantwich to benefit from new public transport, says CEC

Villagers in Bunbury, Wrenbury and Audlem are to benefit from nearly £1.3m Rural Mobility Fund to improve links to the south west of Nantwich.

Cheshire East Council says the Government funding will boost public transport service where it is currently very limited.

January 12, 2021
Beeston Castle & Tarporley Station in 1961 - pic by Ben Brookshank, creative commons licence

Beeston and Tarporley Station plan gets Government go ahead

An ambitious project to re-open Beeston and Tarporley Station has received the go-ahead and Government funding to progress to the next stage.

The Department for Transport has announced that Beeston and Tarporley Station Reopening Group have been successful in their bid to the Beeching Reversal “Ideas Fund”.

November 27, 2020
Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Saturday bus services connecting rural villages to Nantwich have been reinstated, says Cheshire East Council.

The 70 and 72 services will now give people living in Wrenbury, Audlem, Aston and Bunbury a route in to Nantwich.

November 3, 2020
Villagers fight to save historic pub near Nantwich

Villagers fight to save historic pub near Nantwich

Residents have launched a petition to save a historic pub in a village near Nantwich.

Plans have been submitted to turn The Nags Head in Haughton, a 17th Century Grade II listed pub, into residential properties.

October 27, 2020
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