Burland & Faddiley

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
Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

The first “plastic free” outlet launches in Nantwich when The Store mobile truck shop hits the streets.

The truck will be parked up on Churchside Yard in Nantwich from 9am-3pm this Saturday October 19.

October 15, 2019
Police appeal after two pensioners critically injured in Burland smash

Police appeal after two pensioners critically injured in Burland smash

Police are appealing for witnesses after two pensioners were critically injured in yesterday’s crash in Burland, near Nantwich.

The collision involved a blue Honda 4×4 car and a white Volvo articulated heavy goods vehicle on the A534 Wrexham Road shortly before 3pm (October 9).

October 10, 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
Fire crews rescue 20 cows stranded in canal near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue 20 cows stranded in canal near Nantwich

Fire crews helped rescue as many as 20 cows which had fallen into a canal at Burland near Nantwich.

They were called out at around 10pm last night (July 26) to the scene off Springe Lane.

July 27, 2019
Overturned lorry closes busy A534 near Nantwich

Overturned lorry closes busy A534 near Nantwich

A lorry driver was taken to hospital after his vehicle overturned on the busy A534 near Nantwich.

The incident happened shortly before 1pm today (July 9) pm on Wrexham Road at Brindley, Nantwich.

July 9, 2019
Worleston dads to run in aid of Burland mum battling rare cancer

Worleston dads to run in aid of Burland mum battling rare cancer

Ten dads and teachers from St Oswald’s CE Primary School in Worleston have teamed up to tackle the Chester Half Marathon on May 19 and help raise funds for a much-loved mum.

Heidi Spencer, 45, from Burland, and a mother-of-two young boys at the school, is battling stage 4 cancer of the lungs and brain.

May 16, 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
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
Fire crews attend two collisions in Wardle and Faddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews attend two collisions in Wardle and Faddiley near Nantwich

Occupants walked away unhurt after a vehicle crashed off the A51 Nantwich Road in Wardle.

The incident happened shortly after 3am yesterday (January 26) and was attended by fire crews from Nantwich and Tarporley.

January 27, 2019
Faddiley Monthly Markets to launch in January

Faddiley Monthly Markets to launch in January

Two businesswoman are to launch a new series of Faddiley Monthly Markets in the village near Nantwich.

Kate Harper and Oana Whale have teamed up to promote local businesses in the area at the markets to be held in the Goodwill Hall on Wrexham Road.

January 6, 2019