Shavington

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
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
Shavington dad’s long distance run challenge for cancer charity

Shavington dad’s long distance run challenge for cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A Shavington dad is to tackle a 200-mile run from Nantwich to London and then race in the London Marathon to raise money for Children with Cancer UK charity.

Father-of-two Simon Benbow, 36, who himself has survived cancer, will set off on Monday April 22 from Nantwich to London over the space of five days.

January 21, 2019
Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Youngsters at Shavington Primary School were treated to a “mystery reader” in full costume.

Nantwich Mayor Cllr David Marren turned up in full Mayoral regalia and gold chain to read the Year 1 pupils “The Emperor’s New Clothes”.

December 3, 2018
Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s preparing his Float and gearing up for his annual tour of Crewe and Nantwich!

As always, thousands of families will get a chance to visit him during the tour between December 3 and 18.

November 14, 2018
CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Shavington.

A stranger entered a house in Marshfern Place, Shavington, at around 2.10am today (September 25).

September 25, 2018
Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

August 23, 2018
Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

By Stephen Topping
Plans to build 15 new homes in the green gap near Shavington have been rejected by Cheshire East Council.

Members of the southern planning committee unanimously rejected the scheme, which included four, three-bedroom affordable dwellings, at a meeting yesterday (August 8).

August 9, 2018
Vehicle blaze damages A500 embankment at Shavington

Vehicle blaze damages A500 embankment at Shavington

A vehicle fire damaged the A500 Shavington bypass embankment.

The incident happened on the dual carriageway heading towards the Shavington roundabout.

June 21, 2018
Wistaston man clocks up 12 years of community reporting

Wistaston man clocks up 12 years of community reporting

Keen photographer Jonathan White has clocked up 12 years of community reporting in and around his village of Wistaston.

Jonathan, who works full-time at Cheshire College – South & West, began submitting articles to the local media back in 2006.

June 19, 2018
Shavington nursery Roundabouts to get garden revamp from homebuilder grant

Shavington nursery Roundabouts to get garden revamp from homebuilder grant

The Roundabouts Day Nursery in Shavington is to enjoy a garden revamp after receiving a community donation from homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Manchester.

The nursery, which turns three-years-old this year, has been given £500 to build higher fencing and a new gate, to ensure the safety of the children, as well as to provide more plants and outdoor covering.

June 17, 2018
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event in glorious sunshine.

The event started at midday with a peal of bells at Wybunbury Tower.

June 10, 2018
Popular Shavington pub Cheshire Cheese changes hands again

Popular Shavington pub Cheshire Cheese changes hands again

Popular Shavington pub The Cheshire Cheese has been closed for refurbishment and is to be re-opened by Martin Lewis.

Previous landlord Adam Scally left the pub at the end of May, just a year after taking over.

June 5, 2018