Shavington

Shavington Village Festival to host D-Day 80 event

Shavington Village Festival to host D-Day 80 event

By Jonathan White
Shavington Village Festival Committee have organised a ‘D-Day 80’ event on June 8 at St Mark’s Church Hall on Main Road.

The event is to commemorate 80 years since D-Day and will include a themed quiz and live music with a fish & chip supper.

May 6, 2024
Man charged with shoplifting offences in Crewe and Shavington

Man charged with shoplifting offences in Crewe and Shavington

Officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit have charged a man in connection with a number of shoplifting offences in Crewe and Shavington.

Christopher Neil Sedgley was arrested on Saturday 20 April.

April 22, 2024
Shavington Drama Group nominated for regional award

Shavington Drama Group nominated for regional award

By Jonathan White
Shavington Drama Group have been nominated for a North West All-District Drama Award for their production of ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’.

The group performed the play at the Players Theatre in Nantwich last July.

March 12, 2024
Police target illegal car meets near Shavington bypass

Police target illegal car meets near Shavington bypass

Police are targeting illegal car meets and anti-social driving in parts of Crewe and Shavington.

They launched a new campaign on David Whitby Way this week, between Shavington A500 bypass and Weston Road.

March 7, 2024
Fundraiser Alfie hands over £7,600 for Pancreatic Cancer  UK

Fundraiser Alfie hands over £7,600 for Pancreatic Cancer UK

Big-hearted Shavington fundraiser Alfie Simcox has come up trumps again with another massive donation.

The 11-year-old Shavington Primary School youngster hit the headlines with his obsession with taking photos of lorries.

March 5, 2024
Shavington Village panto honoured with string of major awards

Shavington Village panto honoured with string of major awards

Popular Shavington Village pantomime has scooped five major awards as the stage is set for another crowd-pulling production.

The National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) awards shone the spotlight on last year’s “Jack and the Beanstalk” production, presenting a string of awards including best regional production, best performer and support.

February 14, 2024
New Shavington care home residents join RSPB Big Birdwatch 2024

New Shavington care home residents join RSPB Big Birdwatch 2024

Nature-loving residents of the new Alexandra Mill care home in Shavington have taken on the challenge of the RSPB Big Birdwatch 2024.

And to kick it off, they created some collaborative, local bird inspired collages and paintings with Creative Mojo Cheshire West & Warrington.

February 12, 2024
Probe into blaze which damaged house in Shavington

Probe into blaze which damaged house in Shavington

Fire chiefs are probing a blaze which has badly damaged a house in Shavington.

The incident happened on Sable Road at around 9pm last night (January 2).

January 3, 2024
New Shavington school delayed as developer goes into administration

New Shavington school delayed as developer goes into administration

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A new primary school scheduled to open in Shavington in two years will be delayed by 12 months because a developer has gone into administration.

The 210-place primary school earmarked for Basford East was due to open in September 2025.

December 6, 2023
Shavington Leisure Centre backs member’s 400-mile challenge

Shavington Leisure Centre backs member’s 400-mile challenge

A Shavington Leisure Centre member is taking on a gruelling 400-mile walking fundraiser for charity.

Martin Cresswell, 58, is to walk the “Grand Traverse des Alps (GR5)” from Lake Genève to Nice.

August 30, 2023
Shavington schoolboy launches 2024 calendar fundraiser

Shavington schoolboy launches 2024 calendar fundraiser

Shavington schoolboy Alfie Simcox is compiling another fundraising trucking calendar to help raise money for charity.

The 10-year-old has had a passion for lorries all his life as most of his family are truck drivers.

August 21, 2023
Former Shavington Youth Centre to be auctioned

Former Shavington Youth Centre to be auctioned

The Victorian former schoolhouse and youth centre in Shavington has been put up for auction despite a two-year campaign by local councillors and MP Kieran Mullan to save it.

The building has stood vacant for over two years but efforts to retain it as a community asset have failed.

July 30, 2023
MP blasts Cheshire East and councillor over loss of Shavington venue

MP blasts Cheshire East and councillor over loss of Shavington venue

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has slammed Cheshire East Council and its new Shavington councillor for failing to save the former youth club venue in the village.

The authority looks set to sell off the building on Main Road despite a two-year campaign to save the facility.

July 25, 2023