Hankelow & Hatherton

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Nantwich Town councillors have voted to support Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre, which is threatened with closure by Cheshire East.

The centre, on Dog Lane, provides services to hundreds of families and their young children every week.

Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Audlem Councillor Rachel Bailey has been elected as new leader of the Cheshire East Conservative Group.

Cllr Bailey will take over from Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones, who announced before Christmas he was stepping down as Leader, blaming in-party fighting.

Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Residents and drivers across Cheshire East are being warned to be aware of potential flooding problems this week.

Cheshire East Council highways teams have to close three roads due to floods today (January 4), including Windmill Lane in Buerton near Nantwich, and Maw Lane and Gresty Lane in Crewe.

Village church in Nantwich shares in £390,000 national payout

Village church in Nantwich shares in £390,000 national payout

A popular church in a Nantwich village is to share in a £390,000 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.

Hankelow Methodist Church is one of 29 churches and chapels in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to benefit from the latest grants.

December 15, 2015 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

Audlem cyclist completes 4,000-mile coastal Britain ride in 44 days

Audlem cyclist completes 4,000-mile coastal Britain ride in 44 days

A South Cheshire cyclist has pedalled a staggering 4,000 miles in a Tour of Britain coastal ride challenge.

Eric Wilkinson, a member of Audlem Cycling Club, completed the ride unsupported in just 44 days at an average 90 miles per day.

August 18, 2015 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Audlem ladies tackle first football match in aid of NWAA

Audlem ladies tackle first football match in aid of NWAA

A team of ladies near Nantwich are donning football boots for the first time – to raise money for North West Air Ambulance.

The women will be taking on established local league side Audlem FC in their first ever game of football this Sunday August 16 at Audlem playing field.

August 14, 2015 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Audlem war veteran, 99, invited to VJ Day commemorations

Audlem war veteran, 99, invited to VJ Day commemorations

A 99-year-old veteran who served in Burma and now lives in South Cheshire, is to take part in the national VJ (Victory over Japan) Day 70th anniversary commemorations in London.

Former army captain Bert Molsom, a resident at Morris Care’s Corbrook Park Nursing Home in Audlem, will attend the event with his son, also Bert, this Saturday August 15.

Plan to turn Doddington Hall near Nantwich into luxury hotel

Plan to turn Doddington Hall near Nantwich into luxury hotel

Historic Doddington Hall near Nantwich could be turned into a luxury 5-star hotel by owners, the Delves-Broughton family.

Plans submitted to Cheshire East include restoring and converting the grade 1 listed hall off the A51 into a 120-room hotel, creating 60 new jobs.

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Nantwich Police are hunting thieves who stole a motorbike, a JCB digger and two post boxes!

The series of thefts in villages near Nantwich have sparked appeals for help.

Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

A man who fell into a slurry pit near Nantwich has died.

The incident happened on land at a farm off Hollingreen Lane, in Brindley, near Nantwich.

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury Conservative MP Stephen O’Brien is to step down and take up a top job at the United Nations.

Mr O’Brien, who has represented the constituency which includes many villages around Nantwich since 1999, will be in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief at the UN.