Wistaston

Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

By Jonathan White
Angry villagers in Wistaston have rallied in support of a pensioner after mindless vandals destroyed his popular garden gnomes display.

Laurence Perry’s gnomes, which became famous a year ago after a dispute with the local council, have proved a big hit with residents.

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of more delays as major works begin at a busy Wistaston junction.

Work is due to start today (July 23) at Wistaston Green Road/A530 junction in Wistaston, next to the new ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development and the Rising Sun Inn.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

A Malbank student from Wistaston has received an award from Diabetes UK after raising funds to support vital research.

Emma Horne, 16, received the ‘Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award’ during a service at St Mary’s Wistaston.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

By Jonathan White
A “Summer Celebration” held in Wistaston has helped to raise several hundred pounds for Diabetes UK.

Visitors enjoyed strawberries & cream, cakes, jams & chutneys, home-made breads, and home-made cards at the event in St Mary’s Church hall.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

By Jonathan White
Work started today on repairing the ‘Church Lane chasm’ sink-hole in Wistaston – more than two weeks after it first appeared.

Cheshire East Council highways teams arrived on scene to begin the repairs after the sink-hole emerged on June 26.

Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A large hole has appeared in the middle of Church Lane in Wistaston.

Police and highways engineers were called out at a collapsed section of the road, “probably caused by drainage”.

June 26, 2018 0 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston man clocks up 12 years of community reporting

Wistaston man clocks up 12 years of community reporting

Keen photographer Jonathan White has clocked up 12 years of community reporting in and around his village of Wistaston.

Jonathan, who works full-time at Cheshire College – South & West, began submitting articles to the local media back in 2006.

Wistaston Village Fete enjoyed by  hundreds of families

Wistaston Village Fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families enjoyed the annual Wistaston Village Fete.

The event, organised by the Wistaston Community Council, took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy and featured a wide range of entertainment.

June 18, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Village Fete set to take place on June 16

Wistaston Village Fete set to take place on June 16

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Village Fete takes place on Saturday June 16 at Wistaston Church Lane Academy on Church Lane.

The event will start with the Rose Queen parade from the Wistaston Memorial Hall at 1.30pm.

June 5, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wistaston
Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

A fire in a large shed spread to trees and a fence at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out to the incident on Millrace Drive at around 6pm last night (May 29).

May 30, 2018 0 comments Sound, Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

By Jonathan White
Pebble artists in Nantwich and Crewe have been painting bees on rocks to pay tribute on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester and came to symbolise Manchester’s resilience after the atrocity which killed 22 people a year ago.

Magic, Music and Mirth variety concert staged in Wistaston

Magic, Music and Mirth variety concert staged in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
‘An evening of Magic, Music And Mirth’ variety concert took place at the Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

It was organised by Diane Edge-Robinson and Colin Wood, and included live entertainment with many memorable acts.

May 14, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston