Hankelow & Hatherton

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
Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Saturday bus services connecting rural villages to Nantwich have been reinstated, says Cheshire East Council.

The 70 and 72 services will now give people living in Wrenbury, Audlem, Aston and Bunbury a route in to Nantwich.

November 3, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police has unveiled its new “community policing” model with “dedicated officers and PCSOs” in 122 community areas.

It will include new police bases in community and village halls in and around Nantwich.

September 25, 2020
Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents have scored a major victory in a battle to restore bus services for sixth form students in Audlem travelling to schools in Nantwich.

Our story earlier this week and parental pressure on Cheshire East Council has prompted swift action after we revealed up to 30 post-16 students were left stranded with no way to get to school.

September 10, 2020
Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Dramatic police chase through streets of Stapeley, Audlem and villages

Stunned Sunday afternoon walkers and cyclists watched a dramatic police car pursuit through villages and country lanes near Nantwich.

Witnesses say they saw several marked and unmarked police vehicles in pursuit of a Seat Leon for up to an hour yesterday (August 16) evening.

August 17, 2020