Burland & Faddiley

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
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
Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

A Cheshire East Council report shows the authority could be about to cut 230km of roads from its winter gritting routes – including a number of rural roads around Nantwich.

The Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure report, to go before councillors next week, highlights potential changes to its winter service.

January 29, 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
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