Shavington

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
Cllr David Marren

Shavington “affordable housing” scheme refused planning by councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A development consisting of 100% affordable housing in Shavington has been refused planning permission by Cheshire East councillors.

The plans, which would have seen 40 homes built on land off Newcastle Road, were recommended for refusal by CEC planners.

February 3, 2021
Wistaston youngster battling rare cancer sees Christmas wish come true

Wistaston youngster battling rare cancer sees Christmas wish come true

A Christmas wish has come true for a remarkable Wistaston boy whose brave fight against cancer prompted a massive fundraising drive for his treatment.

Eleven-year-old Georgy Capener was diagnosed with the highly malignant Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, following a fall in a friend’s garden on Easter Sunday in 2018.

December 22, 2020
Shavington “Advent Window Trail” proves big hit with residents

Shavington “Advent Window Trail” proves big hit with residents

Residents in Shavington village have shown their community spirit by helping create a community “Advent Window Trail” on the run up to Christmas.

Sara Randle, a Children and Families worker for St Marks Church, has spearheaded the idea which has captured the imagination of many in the village.

December 5, 2020
IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

By Jonathan White
Remembrance Sunday Services were held “virtually” yesterday to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

November 9, 2020
More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich and Crewe

More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich and Crewe

More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services are being held across Crewe and Nantwich as real services have had to be cancelled because of Covid lockdown.

Nantwich Town Council announced earlier this week they would be streaming the service live from St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

November 7, 2020
Shavington residents confused by Main Road traffic proposals

Shavington residents confused by Main Road traffic proposals

By Jonathan White
Confused residents on Main Road in Shavington are continuing their fight against proposed changes to the road outside their homes.

A proposed Magenta Living housing development of 45 dwellings at the rear of The Elephant public house is reliant on an order requiring alterations to Main Road.

October 19, 2020
Police warning after spate of thefts in Shavington

Police warning after spate of thefts in Shavington

Police are warning Shavington residents to be on guard after a spate of thefts in the village.

They say a number of incidents involving thefts from sheds, garages and vehicles took place overnight on September 28-29.

September 30, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police has unveiled its new “community policing” model with “dedicated officers and PCSOs” in 122 community areas.

It will include new police bases in community and village halls in and around Nantwich.

September 25, 2020
Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leaders of Cheshire East Council have ruled out protecting bus subsidies in their next council budget.

Currently, the authority spends £1.7 million on subsidising 12 routes across the borough.

September 11, 2020
Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

Man admits murders of ex-wife and her new lover from Wistaston

A man has admitted to the New Year’s Day murders of his ex-wife and her new partner from South Cheshire.

Rhys Hancock appeared at Derby Crown Court today (July 6) via videolink, where he pleaded guilty to the murder of Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths.

July 6, 2020