Village News

Stapeley school organises “Star Wars Day” fun run for lockdown pupils

Stapeley school organises “Star Wars Day” fun run for lockdown pupils

A Stapeley school is making sure its lockdown pupils are not sitting idle – by organising a “garden” fun run or walk to celebrate national heroes!

Pear Tree Primary normally stages its fund-raising “Pound the Park” event when its young pupils run around Barony in Nantwich.

April 28, 2020
Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

An Audlem organisation has been awarded funding by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner as it is helping vulnerable people during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Audlem and District Community Action (ADCA) has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities Express Grant Fund to offer a befriending and food delivery service to people.

April 23, 2020
Wybunbury balloon expert joins thousands for “Million Bubbles of Hope”

Wybunbury balloon expert joins thousands for “Million Bubbles of Hope”

A balloon expert from Wybunbury joined more than 1,000 from around the globe for smile-raising online Balloon Talent Show!

Michelle Shipman, who runs Bespoke Balloon Decor, took part in the “One Million Bubbles of Hope” event in a bid to entertain during the pandemic lockdown.

April 20, 2020
Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

A Wistaston resident has been hailed by police as a “community hero” for helping so many people during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

Cheshire Police called Nadiah Mckeown a “diamond Wistaston resident” who has helped more than 100 residents across Crewe, Wistaston, Willaston, Nantwich, Shavington.

April 12, 2020
Police probe after burglars swipe jewellery in house raid in Wistaston

Police probe after burglars swipe jewellery in house raid in Wistaston

Burglars broke into a house in Wistaston and stole valuable jewellery, police said.

The offenders broke into the house on Milne Close between 6.30am and 7.15am today (April 7).

April 7, 2020
Nantwich hairdresser launches NHS Charities fundraiser

Nantwich hairdresser launches NHS Charities fundraiser

A hairdresser from Nantwich has launched a fundraising raffle to win a hair colour and cut to raise funds for NHS Charities Covid-19 appeal.

Self-employed Olivia Parry was keen to help the fund which is helping the frontline battle against the pandemic.

April 6, 2020
Police probe firearm incident on fields in Willaston

Police probe firearm incident on fields in Willaston

Police are probing a firearm incident in Willaston after a man walking his dog was allegedly threatened.

The victim says he had gone for his afternoon stroll on land behind the former Redsands site in Willaston when he was confronted by a man and woman both carrying weapons.

April 3, 2020
Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews were called out to tackle a tree on fire on land in Calveley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened 11:20am yesterday (March 29) on land off Nantwich Road, Calveley.

March 30, 2020
Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

A young Wistaston couple arranged a wedding in just two hours – so they could tie the knot before the UK went into Coronavirus “lockdown”!

Key workers Alana Sandland, 27, and Joe Dunn, 26, were due to be married at St Mary’s in Wistaston on April 4.

March 24, 2020
Bunbury Village Day postponed by coronavirus pandemic

Bunbury Village Day postponed by coronavirus pandemic

Organisers have postponed Bunbury Village Day in June due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

The annual event which attracts hundreds to the village near Nantwich was scheduled for June 20.

March 24, 2020
Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy were over the moon when they sent their mascot, Joey the Swan, into space!

The whole school has been studying “Space” as a cross-curricular theme this term.

March 18, 2020
Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

A big-hearted Wistaston resident has set up a “Coronavirus Isolation Help Group” for Wistaston, Crewe & Nantwich residents via Facebook.

March 16, 2020
Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Councillor Sarah Pochin has been expelled from Cheshire East Conservative Group, the party announced today.

Cllr Pochin was at the centre of a Mayoralty fall out last month, which led to her suspension, as reported by Nantwich News.

March 11, 2020