Shavington

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
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

May 31, 2018
Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Staff at Construction Linx are taking on the car rally event Benidorm Or Bust to raise funds in memory of brave young leukaemia victim Lewis Crossley.

Team Lewis Trust was set up after seven-year-old Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died in November.

May 28, 2018
Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

By Jonathan White
Pebble artists in Nantwich and Crewe have been painting bees on rocks to pay tribute on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester and came to symbolise Manchester’s resilience after the atrocity which killed 22 people a year ago.

May 21, 2018
Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

By Stephen Topping
A Wybunbury councillor says there is “no point” in having the local plan if Cheshire East Council doesn’t do more to scrutinise housing developers.

Cllr Janet Clowes, cabinet member for adult social care and integration, spoke out at a southern planning committee meeting over an application to build 44 houses in Shavington.

May 3, 2018
Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

By Stephen Topping
Planning chiefs are being urged to keep congestion in mind when deciding whether to approve a 44-home development in Shavington.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee will consider a reserved matters planning application from Wainhomes for the development on land behind Chestnut Avenue.

April 30, 2018
Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

April 9, 2018