Village News

Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students have been giving Santa a helping hand with his trusty transport. Joinery and carpentry students from Reaseheath College pooled their talents to restore a Christmas float for a local rotary club.

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Police seize alcohol in crackdown on drunken yobs in Wistaston

Drunken youths plaguing a village near Nantwich are facing a tough police crackdown. Officers seized large amounts of alcohol (pictured) after they targeted yobs in Wistaston.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, Wistaston
Stapeley Parish Council meeting over Muller Property “Nantwich South” plan

Stapeley Parish Council meeting over Muller Property “Nantwich South” plan

Residents in Stapeley are being urged to attend a parish council meeting to discuss Muller Property Group’s controversial Nantwich South plans. The meeting, to be held on Thursday at Pear Tree Primary School, comes after Muller submitted its first two applications as part of a larger proposal to create a 1,100-home village on green fields.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Stapeley
Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

A Nantwich mum has warned families to be on their guard after a burglar raided her home while the family was asleep. The victim was woken at 2am by their dog barking and disturbed the crook at the property on Massey Close, Stapeley.

October 30, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library welcomed the ladies of Acton and Reaseheath Women’s Institute Book Club for a special award ceremony. WI members took part in Cheshire East Libraries “Stories of the World” reading challenge as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

Farming Minister praises Reaseheath College food production role

Farming Minister praises Reaseheath College food production role

Reaseheath College’s role in the UK’s food production industry has been applauded by Farming Minister David Heath. The MP visited the Nantwich campus as part of a fact-finding tour of rural communities and businesses in the north west.

Nantwich’s RSPCA Stapeley Grange relaunches education programme

Nantwich’s RSPCA Stapeley Grange relaunches education programme

By Laura Normansell RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich welcomed visitors to its new-look wildlife centre to witness a new era. Nantwich Mayor Cllr Graham Fenton and RSPCA boss Gavin Grant reopened its new education programme nine years after it closed.

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

A Willaston councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents Willaston and Rope at Cheshire East, was fined at Chester Crown Court.

October 24, 2012 0 comments Crime, Politics, Shavington, Willaston & Rope
Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Vandals who targeted a children’s playground in Wistaston are being hunted by police. The yobs daubed graffiti across play equipment and the floor at Joey the Swan park on Valley Road.

October 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Environment, Latest, Wistaston
Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Councillors will decide on whether to impose a series of conditions on a controversial housing development in a Nantwich village. Initial plans for 43 houses in Aston were rejected by Cheshire East, but developers are appealing against the ruling.

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

By Jonathan White More than 60 people halped to raise around £400 at the popular Wistaston Jubilee Proms concert. The concert, in Wistaston Memorial Hall, was performed by the Crewe Concert Band under musical director Albert Dunseath.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Music Reviews, Wistaston
Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Reaseheath College equine students involved in the Horse of the Year Show, also showed their acting talents in front of a royal audience. Fifteen of the 36 students who worked at the show in Birmingham had a crash course in acting so they could appear as extras in “The Final Charge”.