Shavington

Confused CEC bosses forget they own Shavington land

Confused CEC bosses forget they own Shavington land

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A piece of land near a Shavington school has become an overgrown wilderness – because Cheshire East Council did not realise they owned it!

Grass on the site outside Shavington Primary Academy on Southbank Avenue is about five feet tall and overgrown with weeds.

August 9, 2021
Campaign launched to save Shavington Youth Club building

Campaign launched to save Shavington Youth Club building

A campaign is underway to save the Shavington Youth Club building.

Members of Shavington-cum-Gresty Parish Council fear the Main Road building’s future is in doubt.

July 12, 2021
Shavington Village Festival 2021

Shavington Village Festival 2021

By Jonathan White
The Shavington Village Festival took place within and alongside Main Road in the village.

Stalls were open on Main Road, which was closed to traffic, and next door Shavington Primary School car park.

July 12, 2021
Fire crews tackle fire in Shavington garage

Fire crews tackle fire in Shavington garage

Fire crews from Nantwich and Crewe tackled a fire in a garage fire in Shavington earlier today (July 8)

The incident happened at a property on Osborne Grove, and started just after 3pm.

July 8, 2021
Wybunbury All Stars take on Nantwich Town in WW2 fundraiser

Wybunbury All Stars take on Nantwich Town in WW2 fundraiser

By Jonathan White
Wybunbury All Stars and Nantwich Town staged a fundraising game in memory of a World War 2 hero.

The seven-a-side match saw Nantwich Town beating Wybunbury All Stars 9-1, with Sam Day scoring a consolation goal for Wybunbury with the final kick of the game.

July 6, 2021
Bomb squad called as Shavington man digs up hand grenade in garden!

Bomb squad called as Shavington man digs up hand grenade in garden!

A Shavington man who found a “high explosive” hand grenade in his garden sparked drama as the Bomb Squad had to be called out to cordon off the area.

David Birchall was digging in his back garden off Gresty Green Road when his fork clanked against something metal.

June 8, 2021
Young truck fan from Shavington helps Cheshire Police operation

Young truck fan from Shavington helps Cheshire Police operation

A Shavington youngster was recruited by Cheshire Constabulary this week to help highlight their latest road safety operation.

Eight-year-old Alfie Simcox is well known in the trucking world and can often be found at service stations and on motorway bridges taking photographs of trucks for his Facebook page.

May 28, 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
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
Developers announce dementia care home plan in Shavington

Developers announce dementia care home plan in Shavington

Developers have unveiled plans for a 72-bedroom specialist dementia care home in Shavington.

The plans are for land off Gresty Road, led by Liberty Care Developments and Anavo.

February 28, 2021
150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 150 new homes have been given planning permission in the Shavington triangle.

Cheshire East’s Strategic Planning Board voted unanimously today (Feb 24) to allow phase two of development within the area, despite concerns over drainage and flooding.

February 24, 2021
Shavington residents fight plans to demolish village shop

Shavington residents fight plans to demolish village shop

Residents in Shavington are fighting plans to demolish the village shop and replace it with a 10-bed “supported living” unit.

Scores of villagers have registered objections to the plans by Signature Housing Group Ltd.

February 19, 2021
Shavington villagers take part in “Hearts of Hope” campaign

Shavington villagers take part in “Hearts of Hope” campaign

Villagers in Shavington and Weston have been bringing smiles to people’s faces by brightening up their windows during cold winter months.

In an idea led by All Saints’ and St Mark’s churches, villagers have put up ‘Hearts of Hope’ in their windows.

February 15, 2021