Village News

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
Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A Wistaston mum taking part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk in memory of her dad, is urging others to pull on their trainers for the Hospice.

March 10, 2020
Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

More than 50 pupils at Pear Tree School in Stapeley celebrated World Thinking Day in style.

A quarter of the school’s pupils are members of a local Scouting group, which was the theme of the day.

March 7, 2020
Reaseheath lambing event cancelled on February 29

Reaseheath lambing event cancelled on February 29

Reaseheath College has been forced to cancel tomorrow’s lambing event due to forecast stormy weather.

February 28, 2020
19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

A large blaze which badly damaged a 19th century mansion near Tarporley was caused by an electrical fault, says Cheshire Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters investigating say it was “most probable” cause after flames ripped through Tilstone House on Nantwich Road last month.

February 26, 2020
Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Wybunbury house

Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Wybunbury house

Fire crews were called to tackle a chimney fire at a house in Wybunbury, near Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 8pm last night (February 24) on Wrinehill Road, Wybunbury.

February 25, 2020
4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

English Heritage has completed a 4000-year-old replica Bronze Age roundhouse built by volunteers and school children in the grounds of Beeston Castle near Nantwich.

February 24, 2020
Cheshire Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Stapeley

Cheshire Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a chimney fire at a house in Stapeley, Nantwich.

The fire broke out at a property on Broad Lane at around 5.30pm last night (February 22).

February 23, 2020
Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

A concert by Decibellas Women’s Choir of Tarporley at St Boniface church in Bunbury has helped to raise more than £2,000.

February 16, 2020
Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey Primary rated “Good” by Osfted report

Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary school has been rated as “good” by Ofsted in its first inspection since becoming part of the Rural Church Schools Academy Trust in 2017.

The school, inspected in January under the new Ofsted framework, was rated outstanding in three out of the five categories.

February 11, 2020
How villagers clubbed together to save their community pub in Hankelow

How villagers clubbed together to save their community pub in Hankelow

Work is underway to renovate a pub and bring it back to life in a Nantwich village, marking a four year battle to save the community asset. Here’s how villagers clubbed together to save their “local”.

February 8, 2020