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Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Twenty-five residents in Willaston turned out to help plant more than 250 trees on the Lettie Spencer Playing Field.

The trees, including Birch, Rowan and Hazel species, were planted in areas to improve wildlife habitat and visual interest for park users.

November 25, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
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.

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners have approved a bid to turn the former Redsands children’s centre in Nantwich, into a specialised 71-bedroom dementia care village.

The buildings, in Willaston, will now have a new lease of life as a specialised centre of excellence in dementia care, with landscaped gardens and residential units.

Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary Academy will host a Firework Extravaganza on October 20.

The event, between 5.30pm and 7pm, will feature a professional firework display, as well as fairground rides, grill and bar and other entertainment.

October 3, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Housing developer launches affordable homes scheme in Willaston

Housing developer launches affordable homes scheme in Willaston

Affordable homes provider Plumlife has opened a new development in Willaston, near Nantwich.

Properties on the Willow Grange development are being offered through Shared Ownership for local people.

October 1, 2017 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope
Willaston dad completes 5-marathon challenge in aid of Bloodwise

Willaston dad completes 5-marathon challenge in aid of Bloodwise

Family and friends stepped out for a Willaston dad to complete a five-marathon challenge and raise funds in memory of his dad.

Paul Dean, 36, organised the 130-mile adventure in a 24-hour period in aid of Bloodwise, formerly Leukaemia Research.

July 4, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Willaston family scoop honours in the 38th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston family scoop honours in the 38th World Worm Charming Championships

A Willaston family has scooped top honours at the 38th World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds gathered for the event, held in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy.

Brave Nantwich student phoned dad during London terror attack ordeal

Brave Nantwich student phoned dad during London terror attack ordeal

A student nurse from Nantwich described the horrifying ordeal of fleeing for life from terrorists in London – and still had to time to call her dad to reassure him.

Former Malbank School pupil Rhiannon Owen, 19, was out with friends in the London Bridge area last night when the terrifying events unfolded.

Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

These dramatic pictures show how a hot air balloon packed with passengers was forced to land just yards from the Nantwich railway line, narrowly missing electricity pylons.

Eye-witnesses gathered to watch the balloon’s dicey descent as it landed in a field next to the Nantwich to Crewe line close to Cheerbrook Farm, off Newcastle Road.

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant Steven Betts has only one number in mind as he gears up for the 38th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston.

But he won’t be counting his chickens – only his worms – in the hotly contest event which draws in competitors from around the world.

Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston Parish Council held its first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church on Wybunbury Road.

The event was hosted by the Chairman Cllr Maurice Jones and was attended by Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Olivia Hunter, which was last occasion of her mayoral year.

May 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

A landmark Supreme Court ruling has allowed Richborough Estates to build 170 homes on green land in Willaston.

The decision, by five judges in the highest court in the land, brings an end to a three-year legal battle.

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

A Willaston youngster who lost his grandad and great grandad to cancer, is to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan.

Big-hearted Lucas James Mottram, 10, is in training ready for the charity climb on July 9.