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Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

Stapeley youngsters enjoy “Thinking Day” at Pear Tree Primary

More than 50 pupils at Pear Tree School in Stapeley celebrated World Thinking Day in style.

A quarter of the school’s pupils are members of a local Scouting group, which was the theme of the day.

March 7, 2020
Cheshire Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Stapeley

Cheshire Fire crews tackle chimney fire in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a chimney fire at a house in Stapeley, Nantwich.

The fire broke out at a property on Broad Lane at around 5.30pm last night (February 22).

February 23, 2020
Roadworks to close busy Audlem Road in Nantwich

Roadworks to close busy Audlem Road in Nantwich

A busy road in Nantwich is to close for two weeks to allow for road repairs.

The A529 Audlem Road will be closed from the junction with Park Road all the way to the junction with Bishop’s Wood, from January 13 to 28.

January 10, 2020
Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents in parts of rural South Cheshire hit by repeat flooding since October fear they are being ignored by Cheshire East Council.

The area was hit by heavy rain throughout the autumn, but drainage is still struggling to cope with blocked gullies leaving nowhere for surface water running from farmland to travel.

December 24, 2019
Thumbs up twice for Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir

Thumbs up twice for Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir

A Nantwich school choir has been picked to sing at “Stars in Their Eyes” presenter Matthew Kelly’s Spirit of Christmas celebration at Chester Cathedral.

Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir came top of a contest to win the chance to sing at the event for an audience of 1,000 people, including TV, Film and Stage stars at the annual fundraiser in Chester.

November 21, 2019
Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

The first “plastic free” outlet launches in Nantwich when The Store mobile truck shop hits the streets.

The truck will be parked up on Churchside Yard in Nantwich from 9am-3pm this Saturday October 19.

October 15, 2019
Stapeley school stages Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Stapeley school stages Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley opened its doors to families and friends for the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

The event was organised by deputy Headteacher Ruth Hadfield and has become a regular fixture on the Pear Tree calendar.

October 3, 2019
Three-car collision on busy road causes delays in Stapeley

Three-car collision on busy road causes delays in Stapeley

A three-car collision on a busy Nantwich road caused delays earlier today.

The accident happened at around 8.40am, and added to the long queues caused by faulty level crossing barriers on all three rail crossings in Nantwich.

September 26, 2019
Stapeley Parish Action Group unveils Walk Stapeley leaflet

Stapeley Parish Action Group unveils Walk Stapeley leaflet

Stapeley Parish Action Group has unveiled its latest “Walk Stapeley” leaflet.

It’s the second such leaflet which invites residents and visitors to do a series of walks around the parish.

September 17, 2019
Worker, 53, who fell from Stapeley building site has died

Worker, 53, who fell from Stapeley building site has died

A man who plunged from a height while working at a building site in Nantwich has died, police have confirmed.

June 21, 2019
Man injured in building site plunge in Nantwich

Man injured in building site plunge in Nantwich

A man has been seriously injured after falling at a building site in Stapeley, Nantwich.

June 20, 2019
Popular Nantwich school site manager scoops national honour

Popular Nantwich school site manager scoops national honour

A primary school site manager in Nantwich has scooped a national “Hardest Working Hands” award!

Keith Challinor, 56, has worked at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley, since the school first opened 15 years ago.

June 19, 2019
Stapeley pupils welcome arrival of 12 chicks

Stapeley pupils welcome arrival of 12 chicks

Pupils in Stapeley have enjoyed an “egg-citing” term after welcoming the arrival of 12 newly-hatched chicks!

The Pear Tree Primary School youngsters teamed up with class teacher Lucy Newman to incubate their own chicks.

May 20, 2019