Burland & Faddiley

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

April 9, 2018
Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

A lorry crashed and toppled over on the busy Chester Road out of Nantwich today.

The incident happened just before 9am at the Bluestone traffic lights where the A51 and A534 meet.

January 29, 2018
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

December 14, 2017
Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

December 11, 2017
Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist Dee Walker shortlisted for MS Amlin prize

Spurstow artist and former teacher Dee Walker has been shortlisted for the prestigious MS Amlin Continuity Prize with her painting, The Lake is Deep.

The prize, part of the National Open Art (NOA) competition, is sponsored by MS Amlin, the London-based arm of Japanese global insurer MS&AD.

November 20, 2017
Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

A fourth serious accident in the last month once again closed the A534 at Faddiley in Nantwich today (August 27).

The latest collision involving a car and a motorbike happened on Wrexham Road close to The Thatch pub.

August 27, 2017
Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

August 21, 2017
Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

This is the latest lorry accident on an  A534 bend near Nantwich – the third within yards of each other in just two weeks.

Now residents living along the stretch of road in Faddiley are calling for action.

August 14, 2017
Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

A lorry driver was rescued by fire crews after a heavy goods vehicle overturned on the A534 near Nantwich

The incident blocked Woodhey Hall Lane in Faddiley just before 8am today (August 8).

August 8, 2017
Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Six Nantwich village churches to stage knitted “Stitches and Stems” festival

Communities around six Nantwich churches teamed up to produce these stunning knitted tableau pieces.

School children to grannies, Brownies and Guides to sheltered housing residents, police officers to publicans, and farmers to family practitioners have all helped produce the displays.

July 3, 2017
Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Two men had a miracle escape from this wreckage after a car ploughed off the A534 near Nantwich and into a tree.

But Cheshire Police issued a warning after the incident in Bulkeley after arresting the driver on suspicion of drink driving.

January 24, 2017
Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

The Canal & River Trust has launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on canals around Cheshire.

They need lock keepers for locations near Nantwich, including Bunbury Locks, Cholmondeston Lock, Hurleston Lock, and Audlem.

January 15, 2017
Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

A woman was taken to hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Bulkeley near Nantwich on Christmas Day.

The blaze involving logs near a wood burning stove happened at a property on Wrexham Road at around 2.30am on Christmas Day.

December 27, 2016