Shavington

Shavington homes evacuated amid shed fire cylinder blast fears

Shavington homes evacuated amid shed fire cylinder blast fears

Families were evacuated in Shavington when fire chiefs tackling a shed blaze found a potentially explosive gas cylinder.

The fire happened at a property on Stock Lane, in Shavington, at around 4.15pm today (January 7).

January 7, 2016
Crewe to Nantwich bus service boosted by council funds

Crewe to Nantwich bus service boosted by council funds

A bus service which operates between Nantwich and Crewe will now run six days a week throughout the year, after Cheshire East Council provided more funding.

The 44 service, which links the two towns, had been reduced to a “term time” only Monday to Friday timetable by operator GHA Coaches.

January 5, 2016
Shavington Youth Centre gets £5,000 revamp from Cheshire Buddy Scheme

Shavington Youth Centre gets £5,000 revamp from Cheshire Buddy Scheme

Shavington Youth Centre has been re-opened by MP Edward Timpson after undergoing a £5,000 revamp.

The Central Cheshire Buddy Scheme received £5,000 from Cheshire East Council for important improvements.

November 17, 2015
Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to follow the funeral cortege of Shavington man Michael Beeston when they honour him later this week.

Michael, who worked in Nantwich, was killed after a collision with a car as he cycled home late at night.

October 27, 2015
Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends of a Nantwich worker killed when he collided with a car while cycling home, have paid tribute to him.

Michael Beeston, 44, from Shavington, died when he collided with a blue Vauxhall Astra along Nantwich Road in Crewe.

October 21, 2015
£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

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More than £14 million from housing developers is sitting unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers, we can reveal today.

The staggering amount was uncovered in a Freedom of Information Act, which revealed only half of Section 106 contributions received from developers since 2010-11 has been invested.

October 21, 2015
Young Nantwich and Crewe designers scoop Expert Logistics prize

Young Nantwich and Crewe designers scoop Expert Logistics prize

Two young Nantwich and Crewe designers are going places after helping distribution firm Expert Logistics bring its core values to life.

Graphic Design students Megan Shepherd and Lauren Walker won a competition to show off their artistic talents and work to a client brief.

October 8, 2015
Shavington music star Tom Seals visits old college ahead of UK tour

Shavington music star Tom Seals visits old college ahead of UK tour

Shavington musician Tom Seals, one of the UK’s rising stars of jazz and pop, returned to his old college to fine-tune his act ahead of a UK tour.

Tom and his band took advantage of some last minute practice in South Cheshire College’s Centre Stage Theatre before they head up and down the country in October.

October 5, 2015
Rope Green nursery raises £800 for Donna Louise Hospice

Rope Green nursery raises £800 for Donna Louise Hospice

Staff, children and parents at a day nursery in Shavington helped raise more than £800 for a hospice.

Rope Green Day Nursery staged a fundraising family fun day at their premises in Shavington in aid of Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

September 24, 2015
Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

September 18, 2015
Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan will not be in place before late 2016 at the earliest, a report says.

Campaigners in Nantwich fear this could pave the way for more developers to submit housing applications on green land.

September 18, 2015
Shavington Drama Group to stage Darling Mr London

Shavington Drama Group to stage Darling Mr London

Shavington Drama Group will be staging its latest show this month, the hilarious Darling Mr London.

The play, written by Anthony Marriott and Bob Grant, runs at Shavington Village Hall from September 16-19.

September 5, 2015
New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

The grandson of a driver attacked in the notorious Great Train Robbery, has described a road naming ceremony in Shavington as a “very proud moment”.

Ian Mills unveiled a street sign as part of the launch of Jack Mills Way – the new £7million road linking the A500 at Shavington with Gresty Road in Crewe.

July 27, 2015