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Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Stapeley primary school launches new playgroup

Pear Tree School in Stapeley has launched a new weekly Playgroup.

“Little PiPs” is being run by the staff from ‘PiPs’ – the primary school’s own before and after school club.

February 13, 2019
New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

New waymarkers unveiled for Stapeley parish walks

Volunteers in Stapeley have installed new waymarkers to guide people around popular parish walks.

Stapeley Action Group designed and launched their first Walk Stapeley guide in May last year to help families explore the parish.

January 9, 2019
Council deal paves way for Stapeley gardeners to apply for allotments

Council deal paves way for Stapeley gardeners to apply for allotments

Gardeners in Stapeley can now apply for allotment sites after a deal was struck between their parish council and Nantwich Town Council.

The two authorities have come to a financial agreement so Stapeley residents can now apply for allotments in Nantwich town boundary.

December 19, 2018
Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Police hunt burglars after two Nantwich homes targeted

Burglars targeted two neighbouring homes in Nantwich, stealing a hoard of jewellery.

The properties, on Broad Lane in Stapeley, were broken into in broad daylight.

November 20, 2018
Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Stapeley school undergoes £250,000 extension and refurb

Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley is undergoing a £250,000 extension and refurbishment to cater for growing pupil numbers.

Builders have moved in and work is underway following the school’s successful application for funding.

November 15, 2018
Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Former pupils, staff, governors and volunteers of a Stapeley school can leave a permanent mark – in a new “Donate a Brick” scheme.

Pear Tree Primary School is raising funds to support the new extension of its school hall and to buy new equipment.

November 1, 2018
Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

Plans for 112 homes on Doddington estate near Nantwich rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping
An attempt to build 112 homes to fund the renovation of the Doddington country estate near Nantwich has been rejected following fierce opposition from neighbours.

Lady Rona Delves Broughton, who owns the Doddington Estate, wanted to build 112 homes across 12 smaller plots of land to fill a £9.6 million funding gap for the renovation of her estate – which has planning permission to become a hotel, and is on Historic England’s ‘at risk’ register in parts.

August 2, 2018
Stapeley “Party in the Lane” raises £1,300 for hospice

Stapeley “Party in the Lane” raises £1,300 for hospice

The “Party in the Lane” event in Stapeley has helped to raise more than £1,300 for St Luke’s Hospice, organisers say.

The event, held on June 9, was held on Wybunbury Lane and saw up to 300 villagers attend.

June 22, 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
Stapeley Action Group launches new ‘Walk Stapeley’ guide

Stapeley Action Group launches new ‘Walk Stapeley’ guide

Stapeley Action Group has designed and launched a new Walk Stapeley guide to help families explore the parish!

The new leaflet – available online – contains seven walks all starting from the Cronkinson Farm pub car park.

May 19, 2018
Stapeley to stage “Great Get Together” event at community hall

Stapeley to stage “Great Get Together” event at community hall

Stapeley and District Parish Council is joining the national “The Great Get Together” event on June 24 in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

The event takes place at Stapeley Community Hall on Pear Tree Field on June 24, from 2pm to 6pm.

May 15, 2018
Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Youngsters in Stapeley became superheroes for the day to tackle the scourge of litter near their school.

Year One pupils from Pear Tree Primary School in Nantwich spent the day in the local area picking up rubbish as part of our superhero class topic.

May 14, 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