Village News

Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

A former school building in the village of Buerton is being sold as its owners move premises.

The old primary school site on Woore Road could be used as residential or commercial accommodation.

April 26, 2021
New Reaseheath ‘bypass’ road to open by February 2022

New Reaseheath ‘bypass’ road to open by February 2022

A new A51 “bypass” around Reaseheath could be open as soon as February 2022, reports suggest.

The road is being built as part of the conditions for the Kingsbourne development, which will take traffic around the village of Reaseheath.

April 22, 2021
Bunbury Village Day promises an Olympic day out

Bunbury Village Day promises an Olympic day out

Organisers of Bunbury Village Day have been given the go ahead to stage this year’s event – with an Olympic twist.

As the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown continues on track, so does the biggest event of the year for Bunbury.

April 19, 2021
Bunbury Paralympian paddles closer to Tokyo 2020

Bunbury Paralympian paddles closer to Tokyo 2020

By Peter White

Stuart Wood insisted the postponement of the Paralympics has played into his hands, after taking a step closer to Tokyo with a dominant performance at the sprint and paracanoe national selection event.

The Bunbury paddler put himself firmly in contention for a seat on the plane by winning all three of the men’s VL3 200m races in Nottingham.

April 18, 2021
Man in hospital after outbuilding fire in Nantwich

Man in hospital after outbuilding fire in Nantwich

A man was taken to hospital after a fire in an outbuilding in Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 10.15am yesterday (April 13) on Prince Edward Street, Nantwich.

April 14, 2021
Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

Tarporley youngster wins Beaver naming competition

A Tarporley youngster has won a Cheshire Wildlife Trust competition to come up with names for two beavers introduced back into the wild.

They will be called Rowan and Willow – despite some entries suggesting more comical names such as ‘Beaver McBeaverface’ and ‘Justin Beaver’!

April 12, 2021
St Mary’s Church, Acton lays on series of Easter 2021 events

St Mary’s Church, Acton lays on series of Easter 2021 events

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton, near Nantwich, organised several events over the sunny Easter weekend.

On Good Friday, visitors to the church enjoyed an Outdoor Service, an Easter Trail and an Easter Garden.

April 7, 2021
Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

A four-year-old Stroke survivor from Nantwich has completed an amazing 26-mile challenge to raise charity funds.

Big-hearted Orlah Maudsley, from Barbridge, completed the final mile of her challenge on Thursday at Calveley Primary Academy near Nantwich.

April 6, 2021
Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

A Wistaston artist who donated a sculpture to her village has been named as the latest “Local Legend” winners by The Cat FM.

Sandie Wilson received her “Baked by Gill” Cat Cake and Local Legend certificate from presenter David Foulkes.

April 5, 2021
Wistaston Academy pupils welcome new outdoor area

Wistaston Academy pupils welcome new outdoor area

Pupils at Wistaston Academy are enjoying a new-look reception outdoor area and climbing wall.

The school devised a comprehensive and innovative plan to upgrade the area during the pandemic.

April 3, 2021
New Shavington care home plan approved despite fire fears

New Shavington care home plan approved despite fire fears

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A 72-bedroom care home will be built on Gresty Road in Shavington — despite concerns from one councillor it could burn down like the Notre Dame cathedral.

Cheshire East’s southern planning committee approved the plans yesterday (March 31), paving the way for the 2.5-storey facility to be built.

April 1, 2021
Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

A student from Tarporley who was diagnosed with advanced cancer the day before his 19th birthday, is set to walk 240 miles for two charities only a year after beginning his treatment.

Patrick Savage, 20, will walk from his university campus in London to The Christie hospital in Manchester where he was treated last year for Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a type of blood cancer.

March 29, 2021
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club to reopen as lockdown eases

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club to reopen as lockdown eases

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club (WJTC) on Church Lane is gearing up to re-open their two courts at the end of this month when nationwide lockdown restrictions ease.

All outdoor tennis clubs across the country will be able to re-open for play from Monday (March 29), as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s four-step roadmap out of lockdown.

March 26, 2021