Village News

Nantwich teenager presented with Queen’s Commendation Bravery

Nantwich teenager presented with Queen’s Commendation Bravery

Courageous Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands has been presented with the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire for saving his dad’s life in a dramatic kayaking incident at sea.

The 14-year-old Brine Leas pupil attended the presentation at Tatton Park with his proud mum and dad, Julie and Paul, of Stapeley.

April 28, 2019
ELECTION SPECIAL: Cheshire East Council & Nantwich Town Council  –  who is standing in your area

ELECTION SPECIAL: Cheshire East Council & Nantwich Town Council – who is standing in your area

Thursday May 2 could be a turning point in local politics.

Borough, town and parish council elections will provide the ‘fall out’ – if any – from Brexit among voters in Cheshire and across the UK.

April 23, 2019
Bunbury pub launches new Countryside Walking Guide

Bunbury pub launches new Countryside Walking Guide

Bunbury pub The Yew Tree has launched its new Countryside Walking Guide.

The Yew Tree, in the picturesque village of Bunbury, near Nantwich, unveiled the new guide to punters who visited over the Easter weekend.

April 23, 2019
Wistaston Church supports people with mental health issues

Wistaston Church supports people with mental health issues

Church members in Wistaston have won support from a South Cheshire employer as they work to support people facing mental health challenges.

Harbour, part of New Life Community Church in Wistaston, is offering 12-week courses to develop skills, strategies and resilience.

April 22, 2019
‘Little Bus’ service to be upgraded and extended in Cheshire East

‘Little Bus’ service to be upgraded and extended in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council’s ‘Little Bus’ service is to be upgraded and extended across a wider area from August.

Little Bus supports 600 regular users in the elderly, disabled and people who have no access to a scheduled service.

April 17, 2019
Wrenbury man dies in horror A41 crash

Wrenbury man dies in horror A41 crash

A pensioner from Wrenbury near Nantwich has died in a crash on the A41.

Cheshire Police are investigating the fatal collision which happened at No Man’s Heath today (Wednesday 17 April).

April 17, 2019
Appeal after thieves steal karts from Tarporley High School

Appeal after thieves steal karts from Tarporley High School

Thieves stole two vehicles from Tarporley Karting Team after breaking into Tarporley High School.

The theft happened at around 8.20pm on Monday (April 15).

April 17, 2019
Hough gas engineer appeals for help after thieves swipe work tools from van

Hough gas engineer appeals for help after thieves swipe work tools from van

A gas engineer has appealed for help after two crooks swiped all his power tools from his van parked outside his house in Hough, near Shavington.

Will Potts was stunned when he discovered the theft which happened just yards from where he was sat watching television on Ridley Close.

April 11, 2019
Car blaze in Willaston spreads to house

Car blaze in Willaston spreads to house

Fire crews battled a blaze after a car burst into flames in a garage in Willaston and spread to nearby home.

The incident happened on Oak Bank Close, Willaston, and appliances from Nantwich, Crewe, Winsford, Sandbach and Chester attended.

April 9, 2019
Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Sheep rustlers struck at a farm in Nantwich stealing up to nine animals, according to police.

Rural officers from Nantwich are investigating reports of nine sheep being stolen from the Wettenhall area.

April 9, 2019
Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

By Jonathan White
Villagers turned out in force to celebrate 70 years of the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The hall was built in memory of 16 Wistaston war heroes and has been the hub of activity in the village ever since.

April 7, 2019
Police appeal for driver after cyclist collision in Shavington

Police appeal for driver after cyclist collision in Shavington

Police are appealing for information after a driver failed to stop at the scene of a collision in Shavington.

The incident happened at 8.55am on Sunday March 24 on Newcastle Road, opposite the White Hart pub.

April 4, 2019
Work to start on fire station refurbishment plan across Cheshire

Work to start on fire station refurbishment plan across Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Work will begin this month on an £8.5 million project to refurbish 21 of Cheshire’s ageing fire stations.

But Nantwich station on Beam Street will be one of the last to undergo the work, not until 2023-24.

April 3, 2019