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RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

A heartbroken goat abandoned under a viaduct near Shavington, refused to leave the side of his dead friend.

RSPCA officers were called to Basford by a Network Rail worker who spotted the goats under the viaduct.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

By Jonathan White
Local choirs entertained the audience at Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’.

The concert featured Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Shavington Academy Music Ensemble led by John Clarke, and Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett and Victoria Palethorpe.

December 16, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

A major water main burst could keep the busy Rope Lane in Wistaston closed for another four days.

The burst happened earlier in the week, forcing Cheshire East Council to close off the Rope Lane bridge over the railway at the crossroads with Eastern Road and Gresty Lane.

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s on his way – with more Christmas dates than ever in Nantwich and Crewe

Santa’s hectic schedule visiting Nantwich and Crewe has been unveiled – giving more youngsters than ever a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Crewe & Nantwich District Round Table have released his busy tour around the towns in the run up to the big day.

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Brave South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has lost his battle with a rare leukaemia disease.

The seven-year-old Stoke City fan, from Hough near Shavington, passed away at the weekend, just three months after he led his favourite team out against Arsenal

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Vintage Transport Rally staged at Shavington pub The Elephant

Vintage Transport Rally staged at Shavington pub The Elephant

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed a free to enter Vintage and Classic Transport Rally at The Elephant pub in Shavington.

It was the second such event this year at The Elephant, following the Vintage and Classic Transport Rally in July.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

A chef trained to the exacting standards of Gordon Ramsay has taken over a landmark South Cheshire pub.

Adam Scally, 37, is planning a host of August Bank Holiday activities for families to enjoy as he settles in as landlord of the historic Cheshire Cheese at Shavington.

July 27, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Visitors enjoy Vintage and Classic Transport Rally in Shavington

Visitors enjoy Vintage and Classic Transport Rally in Shavington

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the 9th annual Vintage and Classic Transport Rally at The Elephant public house in Shavington.

Dozens of vehicles were on display on land at the rear of the premises.

July 6, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Hough woman’s handbag stolen as she visited grave in Crewe

Hough woman’s handbag stolen as she visited grave in Crewe

Thieves stole the handbag of a pensioner while she visited a relative’s grave in Crewe, police have revealed.

The 72-year-old victim, from Hough near Shavington, had parked her car on Badger Avenue to visit the grave at Crewe Cemetery.