Hurleston & Barbridge

New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

New headteacher finds match at Calveley Primary Academy

It was a case of love at first sight for new Calveley Primary Academy headteacher Ray Rudd.

Ms Rudd has an impressive career in education, specialising in helping children with additional needs.

November 28, 2021
Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Employees at Boughey Distribution near Nantwich have helped raise almost £1,500 for Calveley Primary School – by increasing their daily step count by at least 1,000 every day!

All additional steps were turned into cash credits by the company and helped raise an impressive £1,443 for the local village school.

October 17, 2021
A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

A51 at Wardle to be closed for 16 WEEKS, says council

Motorists are being warned of long diversions and disruption with the closure of the busy A51 at Wardle near Nantwich for up to 16 WEEKS.

The closure announced by Cheshire East Council is for major repair work to the road.

August 12, 2021
Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

A four-year-old Stroke survivor from Nantwich has completed an amazing 26-mile challenge to raise charity funds.

Big-hearted Orlah Maudsley, from Barbridge, completed the final mile of her challenge on Thursday at Calveley Primary Academy near Nantwich.

April 6, 2021
Popular Barbridge calendar created by residents goes global!

Popular Barbridge calendar created by residents goes global!

By Hannah Youds

Barbridge residents have helped put their quiet village on the world map with a popular new calendar.

The project has been spear-headed by local photographer John Doherty, who hopes the calendar will spread the beauty of the village to those living outside the area.

December 16, 2020

Fire crews attend electrical fire in Wardle

Fire crews were called out to a commercial premises in Wardle near Nantwich after workers reported smoke and a burning smell.

September 22, 2020
Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Cheshire fire crews had one of their busiest nights for years as a powerful storm swept across south and mid Cheshire last night.

Worst hit was the Tarporley, Beeston, Tattenhall and Malpas areas as lightning sparked fires and flood waters left cars submerged and buildings under water.

August 13, 2020
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
Wardle service station - pic by google street maps

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