Village News

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

This 10cm-deep pothole in the Nantwich area has sparked a health warning to drivers by reader Andy Oakes. And it seems the hole, on Den Lane between Wrinehill and Blakenhall, could have gone unrepaired for nearly four years.

January 12, 2013
Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

The Sports Partnership is the new management team of Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle. The company announced it has agreed a deal to manage Beth who is currently starring in the ITV show Dancing On Ice.

January 12, 2013
Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Nantwich residents and shoppers donate toys to Wingate Centre

Big-hearted residents and shoppers donated more than 150 cuddly toys to the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, Nantwich. The toys were donated by Richmond Village residents on St Joseph’s Way and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road.

January 11, 2013
Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

Man dies after being found stabbed in Wistaston Road, Crewe

A man found with stab wounds after an incident on Wistaston Road in Crewe, has died. Police cordoned off the busy street after reports of a stabbing incident, and found a 26-year-old with serious wounds.

January 5, 2013
Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs are probing a blaze which ripped through the roof of a house in Barbridge, Nantwich. Two crews from Nantwich were called to the fire on Old Chester Road, Barbridge, where they found the blaze in the roof space of a detached house.

January 3, 2013
Reaseheath College students donate vital supplies to Nantwich Foodbank

Reaseheath College students donate vital supplies to Nantwich Foodbank

Nantwich students donated 72.52 kilos of food to help people in need in their local community. Around 50 animal management students from Reaseheath College collected in-date, non perishable food after an appeal by Nantwich Foodbank.

January 3, 2013
Nantwich events and charity worker earns MBE in New Year Honours

Nantwich events and charity worker earns MBE in New Year Honours

A Nantwich events director and fundraiser is one of four Cheshire people to receive a New Year Honour. Retired farmer Roger Mills receives an MBE after helping to raise more than £500,000 for local charities including Christie’s Hospital.

December 29, 2012
Stapeley campaigners question weight of Cheshire East Local Plan

Stapeley campaigners question weight of Cheshire East Local Plan

Campaigners in Stapeley fighting plans for a new 1,100-home village, have called the Cheshire East Council draft development plan “helpful”. But they also question the weight of the report as they continue their fight to prevent Muller Property’s Nantwich South project.

December 28, 2012
Nantwich students stage festive party at Reaseheath College

Nantwich students stage festive party at Reaseheath College

Students at Reaseheath College in Nantwich finished their term in style with a festive Christmas Ball. Four hundred students partied the night away at a black tie disco in the student bar at the specialist land-based college.

December 27, 2012
Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Crewe and Nantwich residents bring Christmas lights street joy

Residents across South Cheshire have been lighting up the area with amazing Christmas lights displays. Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White took these photos of properties where owners have gone the extra mile to bring festive cheer to their street.

December 26, 2012
Two people injured in A534 crash at Ridley, Nantwich

Two people injured in A534 crash at Ridley, Nantwich

Two people had to be rescued from the wreckage of a car accident near Nantwich. The accident involved a car and light goods vehicle on the A534 at Ridley.

December 26, 2012
Draft Local Plan favours new “Green Belt” to protect Nantwich

Draft Local Plan favours new “Green Belt” to protect Nantwich

Nantwich will be protected by new Green Belt land east and west of the town, and see 1,000 homes built near Reaseheath rather than Stapeley. That’s according to a draft Cheshire East Council strategy now ready for public consultation.

December 24, 2012
More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

More Nantwich youngsters join library after summer reading challenge

Scores more Nantwich youngsters have taken out library membership in the town thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. Almost 200 more children across Cheshire East now have library membership compared to last year.

December 20, 2012