Shavington

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

A man found stabbed to death on New Year’s Day in Derbyshire was originally from South Cheshire, it has emerged.

Martin Griffiths, a former Shavington High School pupil, was found dead with his partner Helen Hancock (nee Almey) at a house in Duffield.

January 4, 2020
Fire crews tackle scrap blaze billowing smoke across Shavington

Fire crews tackle scrap blaze billowing smoke across Shavington

A large fire in Shavington caused black smoke to billow across the area.

Fire crews were called to the incident at a site on Crewe Road, Shavington where scrap including old tyres and plastic was alight.

December 8, 2019
Shavington Youth Club members celebrate securing club’s future

Shavington Youth Club members celebrate securing club’s future

Members of Shavington Youth Club are celebrating securing the club’s future.

They were joined by Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith, parish councillors, National Citizen Service (NCS) volunteers and the public for the celebration event.

October 3, 2019
Shavington nursery is “outstanding” say Ofsted inspectors

Shavington nursery is “outstanding” say Ofsted inspectors

Staff at a Shavington nursery are celebrating after being awarded “outstanding” status by Ofsted.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery, on Rope Lane, earned the top honour after inspectors visited the facility in the summer.

September 23, 2019
Vandals damage trees on Hough’s Millennium Green

Vandals damage trees on Hough’s Millennium Green

Councillors are appealing for help to track down vandals after several trees were damaged on the Millennium Green in Hough near Shavington.

They say the damage was inflicted in the past 48 hours, describing it as “significant deliberate and criminal damage to several beautiful trees”.

September 10, 2019
Shavington Leisure Centre to unveil new gym at Community Open Day

Shavington Leisure Centre to unveil new gym at Community Open Day

Shavington Leisure Centre is to unveil its new gym at a Community Open Day tomorrow (Saturday August 17)

The event will include fitness challenges, tours of the new facilities, live music from Cat 107.9FM, competitions and giveaways, healthy smoothie making and more.

August 16, 2019
44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A bid to revive plans for new homes on a stretch of Shavington countryside has been rebuffed by councillors.

Keyworker Homes and the Guinness Partnership wanted to build 44 affordable homes in Newcastle Road – on land to the west of the Esso garage.

August 11, 2019
Shavington Primary School earns £1,000 from Community Fund Scheme

Shavington Primary School earns £1,000 from Community Fund Scheme

Shavington Primary School has received a £1,000 donation from housing developer Barratts.

Headteacher Rachel Nicholls received the donation as part of the company’s Community Fund Scheme.

July 27, 2019
MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has backed residents in Shavington fighting plans to turn Main Road into a one-way route.

The MP was contacted by a large number of people who objected to a Traffic Order Regulation as part of the Magenta Housing 45-dwelling development on land at the rear of The Elephant pub.

July 22, 2019
Wrenbury Vintage and Classic Transport Rally draws in hundreds of fans

Wrenbury Vintage and Classic Transport Rally draws in hundreds of fans

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy the Wrenbury Vintage & Classic Transport Rally.

The event took place at The Cotton Arms pub in Wrenbury, near Nantwich, after moving location from the Elephant pub in Shavington.

July 8, 2019
Shavington councillor and residents to fight road changes for new housing

Shavington councillor and residents to fight road changes for new housing

A councillor and villagers in Shavington are fighting plans to change the road outside their homes, writes Jonathan White.

A Magenta Housing 45-dwelling housing development site is due to be built on land at the rear of The Elephant pub in the village.

June 30, 2019
Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

A long standing charity bingo club that had been running in Hough Village for more than two years has been relaunched.

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative MP candidate Dr Kieran Mullan stepped in to help Celia Brown and family relaunch the club.

June 14, 2019