Hankelow & Hatherton

All residents safe after Audlem nursing home gas leak incident

All residents safe after Audlem nursing home gas leak incident

Care home bosses say all residents are safe after a nursing home near Audlem was partly evacuated over reports of a potential gas leak.

Officers, fire crews and paramedics attended the scene at Corbrook Park nursing home near Audlem.

May 25, 2022
Hankelow pub White Lion re-opens its doors six years on

Hankelow pub White Lion re-opens its doors six years on

The White Lion pub in Hankelow near Nantwich has reopened after six years following a multi-million-pound investment led by villagers.

The pub’s reopening was celebrated with a preview evening for the local community and shareholders.

April 15, 2022
Rise in passengers using new rural Nantwich on-demand bus service

Rise in passengers using new rural Nantwich on-demand bus service

Cheshire East Council’s new on-demand bus service is growing in popularity with rising passenger numbers, the authority says.

The “Go-Too” bus service has notched up more than 3,500 passenger journeys since its launch in October.

March 8, 2022
Hankelow pub to reopen after multi-million community project

Hankelow pub to reopen after multi-million community project

A popular pub in Hankelow near Nantwich is set to reopen next month following a multi-million pound project run by villagers.

The White Lion, which has been closed since 2016, was bought by members of the local community to stop it being sold for housing.

February 2, 2022
Bridgemere Primary School to store life-saving defribrillator for village

Bridgemere Primary School to store life-saving defribrillator for village

Villagers can now access a life-saving defibrillator being stored at Bridgemere Primary School near Nantwich.

Doddington and District Parish Council has liaised with other organisations to secure the equipment for its rural residents.

October 8, 2021
‘On demand’ rural bus service to launch between Nantwich and Audlem

‘On demand’ rural bus service to launch between Nantwich and Audlem

A new on-demand rural bus service is being launched to cover south of Nantwich connecting Audlem and other villages.

The Cheshire East Council “go-too” pilot scheme is aimed at tackling rural isolation.

September 18, 2021
Nantwich firm Joseph Heler Cheese launches recruitment drive

Nantwich firm Joseph Heler Cheese launches recruitment drive

Nantwich cheese firm Joseph Heler are providing a local jobs boost as they look to recruit 60 new employees.

They are recruiting for 60 roles at their Hatherton headquarters in the run up to the Christmas peak.

August 4, 2021
Fire crews tackle large barn blaze in Hatherton

Fire crews tackle large barn blaze in Hatherton

Fire crews from across South Cheshire tackled a large barn fire in Hatherton near Nantwich.

The blaze broke out at a farm off Audlem Road at around 11.20am yesterday (June 12)

June 13, 2021
Hankelow polling station moved on election day due to fire

Hankelow polling station moved on election day due to fire

The polling station at Hankelow village near Nantwich has temporarily relocated due to a fire in the local area.

Polling station staff have evacuated safely, closed the polling station and have set up temporary polling arrangements from vehicles parked on Hankelow Village Green.

May 6, 2021
Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

A former school building in the village of Buerton is being sold as its owners move premises.

The old primary school site on Woore Road could be used as residential or commercial accommodation.

April 26, 2021
Police Crime Commissioner funds lifesaving equipment in Bridgemere

Police Crime Commissioner funds lifesaving equipment in Bridgemere

A new defibrillator for Bridgemere has been hailed as a ‘potential life-saver’ by Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

The new piece of equipment will be placed in a building at Bridgemere Primary School by Doddington and District Parish Council.

February 21, 2021
Landmark moment as first person receives Covid vaccine in Nantwich

Landmark moment as first person receives Covid vaccine in Nantwich

Meet Don Marshall – the first person to receive the Covid 19 vaccination in Nantwich!

Don, 86, from Hatherton, received his Pfizer vaccine today (January 7) and is the first patient within Nantwich and Rural Primary Care Network to do so.

January 7, 2021
Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

A primary school near Nantwich has waited almost a year to have a speed warning device on a busy road repaired by Cheshire East highways.

Now staff and parents at Bridgemere CE Primary School have finally received a reply – to be told the SID (speed indicator device) on Bridgemere Lane won’t be repaired at all!

November 24, 2020