Church Minshull

Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

A South Cheshire parish council has added a splash of colour to Leighton Hospital entrance after donating a rainbow bench.

Minshull Vernon & District Parish Council commissioned the bench to be displayed as a way of saying “thank you” to local NHS staff and key workers for their work during the coronavirus pandemic.

February 17, 2021
Church Minshull man charged over large cannabis seizure

Church Minshull man charged over large cannabis seizure

Two men including one from Church Minshull have been charged after a large quantity of cannabis was seized in Crewe

Police say they stopped a vehicle in Lime Tree Avenue and seized cannabis at around 6pm on Wednesday (February 3).

February 8, 2021
Police probe metal bar attack in Church Minshull

Police probe metal bar attack in Church Minshull

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Church Minshull when a man was attacked with a metal bar.

The victim was working in his tool sales van in a layby when he was approached by a man carrying a metal bar at about 4.40pm on Monday (January 18).

January 20, 2021
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
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
Police probe crash which left car on roof near Nantwich

Police probe crash which left car on roof near Nantwich

Police are investigating after a car was left on its roof in a collision at a busy junction near Nantwich.

The accident happened on the A530 Middlewich Road at the traffic lights for the turning to Church Minshull.

September 20, 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 battle hay shed blaze in Wettenhall, near Nantwich

Fire crews battle hay shed blaze in Wettenhall, near Nantwich

Several fire crews battled a large hay shed blaze earlier today at a property in Wettenhall, near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 5.50am at an address on Winsford Road, say Cheshire Fire Service.

July 26, 2019
Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox during a hunt in Church Minshull near Nantwich.

The force said today that the probe, launched in November 2018, resulted in insufficient evidence to prosecute.

May 17, 2019
St Oswald’s pupils target Tesco Bags for Help scheme

St Oswald’s pupils target Tesco Bags for Help scheme

Pupils at St Oswald’s C.E. Primary School in Worleston, Nantwich are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme.

October 30, 2018
Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Villagers in Church Minshull are to stage a two-day festival of fun.

This year’s event, named ‘Minshull Madness’ after the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, will kick-off with world-renowned Elvis tribute act Paul Larcombe.

August 18, 2018
Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

By Jonathan White
Minshull Vernon couple Tony and Margaret Woods staged a fundraising event for a children’s hospice in memory of their granddaughter.

It took place at their Minshull Hill Cottage and featured a range of activities including a tombola, bric-a-brac, books, home bake and a grand raffle. Refreshments were also available.

July 31, 2018
Church Minshull plant and art sale raises more than £10,000

Church Minshull plant and art sale raises more than £10,000

St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull has had the most successful plant and art sale on record after raising a staggering £10,750.

The May event attracted 2,500 visitors and there were more than 200,000 shrubs, bedding plants, trees and perennials for sale and an art exhibition that displayed works from local artists.

May 21, 2018