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Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in A534 collision at Faddiley, Nantwich

Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in A534 collision at Faddiley, Nantwich

The family of a man who died following a collision in Faddiley near Nantwich have issued a tribute.

Alan Hough, 79, died on Thursday August 30 following a collision on the A534, Wrexham Road.

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

A man found in a taxi in Willaston near Nantwich with £900 worth of Class A drugs in his underpants, has been jailed.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, appeared at Chester Crown Court where he was jailed for more than five years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Motorbike rider dies in A534 collision with van at Faddiley

Motorbike rider dies in A534 collision with van at Faddiley

A motorbike rider has been killed after a collision on the A534 at Faddiley newt Nantwich.

The 79-year-old died after the crash with a transit van last night (August 30) at 5pm.

A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

A534 road closure near Nantwich after HGV overturns

The busy A534 between Nantwich and Wrexham is closed for emergency resurfacing after an HGV overturned spilling diesel.

It happened between the A49 and A41 close to Bickerton Poacher pub.

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Thieves ransacked a house near Audlem, stealing cash and jewellery.

The raid happened Sometime between August 18 and 23 when offenders forced entry into an address on Mill Lane in Corbrook, near Audlem.

August 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News
Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

A man has been arrested in connection with a car crime spree in Aston near Nantwich.

Police say a number of residents in Aston reported vehicles had been entered overnight and items stolen.

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Church Minshull to stage “Minshull Madness” weekend festival

Villagers in Church Minshull are to stage a two-day festival of fun.

This year’s event, named ‘Minshull Madness’ after the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, will kick-off with world-renowned Elvis tribute act Paul Larcombe.

August 18, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race will take place on September 8.

The popular event sees hundreds of villagers gather at the Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston.

August 17, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

By Jonathan White
Angry villagers in Wistaston have rallied in support of a pensioner after mindless vandals destroyed his popular garden gnomes display.

Laurence Perry’s gnomes, which became famous a year ago after a dispute with the local council, have proved a big hit with residents.

Family tribute to motorcyclist killed  in Worleston, Nantwich

Family tribute to motorcyclist killed in Worleston, Nantwich

The family of a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision in Worleston, Nantwich, have released a heartfelt tribute.

Father-of-three William (Billy) Flynn, 55, from Winsford, was killed after a collision between a grey Toyota Aygo and a black and red Yamaha FZS on the B5074, Main Road.

Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

By Stephen Topping
Plans to build 15 new homes in the green gap near Shavington have been rejected by Cheshire East Council.

Members of the southern planning committee unanimously rejected the scheme, which included four, three-bedroom affordable dwellings, at a meeting yesterday (August 8).

August 9, 2018 1 comment Shavington, Village News
Marbury farm to become wedding venue after Cheshire East Council go ahead

Marbury farm to become wedding venue after Cheshire East Council go ahead

By Stephen Topping
A South Cheshire farm is set to become home to a wedding venue after councillors granted planning permission, despite objections.

The Charlesworth family, which has been farming at the Grange Farm in Marbury near Wrenbury for 35 years, has been given the go-ahead to use its site as a wedding venue to provide additional income.

August 9, 2018 1 comment Aston & Wrenbury, Village News