Hurleston & Barbridge

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley, writes Jonathan White

The owners of 80 vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start on Sunday.

August 5, 2020
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
Barbridge villagers create Scarecrow trail for lockdown children

Barbridge villagers create Scarecrow trail for lockdown children

Villagers in Barbridge near Nantwich have been helping youngsters pass the time during lockdown – by creating this Scarecrow Trail!

Residents in the village have pitched in by making these brilliant scarecrows and put them up on a trail for people to see on their daily exercise.

May 6, 2020
Man arrested for Calveley  burglary released by police

Man arrested for Calveley burglary released by police

A 25-year-old man from Merseyside arrested in connection with a burglary in Calveley near Nantwich has now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

November 25, 2019
Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Two men raided a Nantwich petrol station and escaped with an ATM cash machine, police say.

The men targeted the service station at Wardle on the A51 before heading off in a Land Rover-style vehicle towards Nantwich.

November 19, 2019
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
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
Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

Boat destroyed in fire at marina in Nantwich

A boat was destroyed in a blaze at a marina near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at the Barbridge Marina of Nantwich Road, Wardle, last night (June 23) at arond 10.30pm.

June 24, 2019
Fire crews attend two collisions in Wardle and Faddiley near Nantwich

Fire crews attend two collisions in Wardle and Faddiley near Nantwich

Occupants walked away unhurt after a vehicle crashed off the A51 Nantwich Road in Wardle.

The incident happened shortly after 3am yesterday (January 26) and was attended by fire crews from Nantwich and Tarporley.

January 27, 2019
Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men in court over death of Audlem man Adam Lovatt

Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt.

Samuel Thorpe, 23, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, and Nicholas Hill, 35, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court yesterday (December 20).

December 21, 2018
Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s preparing his Float and gearing up for his annual tour of Crewe and Nantwich!

As always, thousands of families will get a chance to visit him during the tour between December 3 and 18.

November 14, 2018
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.

April 9, 2018
Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley’s Neighbourhood Plan has been completed and endorsed by Cheshire East Council.

Cllr Ainsley Arnold, council cabinet member for housing, planning and regeneration, confirmed the move following the successful referendum in the village last month.

March 26, 2018