Hankelow & Hatherton

Horse rescued by fire crews from water-filled ditch near Nantwich

Horse rescued by fire crews from water-filled ditch near Nantwich

A horse was rescued in a two-hour operation by fire crews to pull it from a water-filled ditch in Hatherton near Nantwich.

The incident happened at a field on Bridgemere Lane at around 11am yesterday (November 1).

November 2, 2018 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, News, Village News
Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping
An attempt to build 112 homes to fund the renovation of the Doddington country estate near Nantwich has been rejected following fierce opposition from neighbours.

Lady Rona Delves Broughton, who owns the Doddington Estate, wanted to build 112 homes across 12 smaller plots of land to fill a £9.6 million funding gap for the renovation of her estate – which has planning permission to become a hotel, and is on Historic England’s ‘at risk’ register in parts.

Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers enjoyed the 19th annual Audlem Festival of Transport.

There was a spectacular parade of more than 100 cars, commercial vehicles, tractors and motorcycles.

Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews rescue bullock stuck in Hankelow ditch near Nantwich

Fire crews across Cheshire mucked in to help rescue a bullock stuck in a ditch near Nantwich.

And the animal was soon on the mooove again after they managed to pull him out with ropes and ramps.

Audlem Music & Arts Festival set to attract thousands

Audlem Music & Arts Festival set to attract thousands

The Audlem Music & Arts Festival 2018 is set to attract thousands of visitors to the village.

The five-day event, sponsored by residential developer Anwyl Homes, is taking place from May 24-28, with hundreds of performers from the world of music and art providing entertainment.

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.

Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Grooming is a treat for any dog – but for Nantwich animal lover Ashleigh Rose it is a coping mechanism.

The 17-year-old, from Oakes Corner, Hatherton, grooms her Shih Tzu Gladys to calm her down when she’s upset.

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Villagers are fighting plans to turn a historic country house near Nantwich into a wedding and events venue.

The owners of Grade II listed Hatherton Lodge, in Hatherton have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council for a change of use.

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).

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.

Driver’s lucky escape after car flips over on A529 at Hatherton

Driver’s lucky escape after car flips over on A529 at Hatherton

A woman had a lucky escape after her car careered out of control and flipped over on the A529 at Hatherton.

The incident happened at around 6am today on the Audlem Road between Nantwich and Audlem.

November 16, 2017 1 comment Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police warning as burglars target Hatherton home

Police have warned homeowners in Hatherton near Nantwich after burglars targeted a property there.

The incident happened in the early hours of today (November 6).

November 6, 2017 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News