Wistaston

Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Police believe an elderly woman in Wistaston was being exploited by drug users to host a drugs den at her home.

Officers said they uncovered the drug den in Wistaston this week after responding to reports of suspicious activity in the area.

January 18, 2020
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Wistaston off licence targeted TWICE by robbers, say police

An off licence in Wistaston has been targeted twice by robbers in four days, police revealed.

Bargain Booze on Kings Drive was raided on Saturday January 4 and again last night (January 8).

January 9, 2020
Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

A man found stabbed to death on New Year’s Day in Derbyshire was originally from South Cheshire, it has emerged.

Martin Griffiths, a former Shavington High School pupil, was found dead with his partner Helen Hancock (nee Almey) at a house in Duffield.

January 4, 2020
Boxing Day walkers brave the rain in Wistaston!

Boxing Day walkers brave the rain in Wistaston!

By Jonathan White
Eleven local walkers and nine dogs braved the rain to take part in the annual Wistaston Community Council Boxing Day stroll.

The group started at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

December 31, 2019
Wistaston Community Council stages Christmas concert

Wistaston Community Council stages Christmas concert

By Jonathan White
Audiences were entertained at Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’ at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston.

The concert featured the Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett and soloist Alana Scott.

December 28, 2019
Wistaston stages 64th Cancer Research Xmas Fair

Wistaston stages 64th Cancer Research Xmas Fair

By Jonathan White
Thousands of pounds were raised at the 64th Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall.

This annual event was organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

December 4, 2019
Great British Bake Off finalist to attend Willaston Festive Bazaar

Great British Bake Off finalist to attend Willaston Festive Bazaar

Great British Bake Off finalist Luis Troyano aims to bring festive cheer and share traditional Christmas bakes at the Willaston Festive Bazaar on Sunday (December 1).

The event aims to raise money for the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and will take place at the Bayley Croft development on Moorfields.

November 29, 2019
Wistaston celebrates Gold Award in Britain in Bloom

Wistaston celebrates Gold Award in Britain in Bloom

By Jonathan White
Wistaston in Bloom have won the Gold Award in the Town Category at the ‘Britain in Bloom’ (North West) 2019 awards for the second year in succession.

They received their certificate at a ceremony at the Southport Convention Centre.

November 17, 2019
Wistaston Church Lane Academy unveils revamped outdoor area

Wistaston Church Lane Academy unveils revamped outdoor area

Delighted youngsters at Wistaston Church Lane Academy have been enjoying the school’s new Early Years Reception outdoor learning area.

The new outdoor area now has a climbing frame, a race track for scooters and bikes, a mud kitchen, a sand box and a special outdoor classroom.

November 11, 2019
Wistaston Scout Group pay tribute in Remembrance event

Wistaston Scout Group pay tribute in Remembrance event

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scout Group (35th South West Cheshire) produced a fitting tribute to all those who lost their lives in war and conflict.

The group put together an impressive vertical display of poppies, made of plastic bottle ends painted red to resemble poppies, with the Union Flag flying on top.

November 10, 2019
Wistaston Community Council Fireworks Display November 2

Wistaston Community Council Fireworks Display November 2

The Wistaston Community Council Fireworks Display takes place on Saturday November 2.

The event starts from 6.30pm at the Eric Swan Sports Ground/Brittles Pavilion off Church Lane, behind Wistaston Church Lane Academy.

October 22, 2019
Annual Memorial Quiz to take place in Wistaston

Annual Memorial Quiz to take place in Wistaston

The annual Wistaston Memorial Hall ‘Quiz Night’ for the Fred Lorimer trophy takes place on Tuesday October 22.

Quizzing starts from 7.30pm at Wistaston Memorial Hall, Church Lane.

October 21, 2019
Wistaston Memorial Hall stages musical extravaganza

Wistaston Memorial Hall stages musical extravaganza

By Jonathan White
A ‘Musical Extravaganza’ fund-raising concert took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The concert featured Crewe Concert Band conducted by their musical director Adam Shilton.

October 15, 2019