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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
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.

Wistaston Scout Group earns £700 from leader’s calendar

Wistaston Scout Group earns £700 from leader’s calendar

By Jonathan White
A young Scout leader’s calendar idea has helped raise £712.97 for the Wistaston Scout Group.

Ellie Newbrook, a Young Leader at the Wistaston Scout Group, came up with the idea to boost funds for the group’s new base.

April 3, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

A fund-raising tennis tournament took place at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane to raise money for Sport Relief.

In previous years club members have held a tennis tournament and a 12-hour ‘Tennisathon’, raising hundreds of pounds in the process.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

A man was taken to hospital after a bedroom blaze caused by an electric blanket at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out at 2.30am today (March 21) to a property on Broughton Lane, Wistaston

March 21, 2018 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

People have paid tribute to long-service Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died.

The 81-year-old was recognised by many as a hard-working volunteer for a number of causes, including the Samaritans for Crewe Stroke Support Group for decades.

Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving a gas box outside the Cronkinson pub in Stapeley, Nantwich.

Two crews were called to the incident at the family pub on Pear Tree Field at around 4.40pm today (March 1).

March 1, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News, Wistaston
Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

The family of Wistaston man Josh Clayton have paid heartfelt tributes after his death in the A41 crash near Chester.

Josh was one of three friends killed in the incident at Dragon Hall on February 7.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts are to hold “An evening with Steve Leonard” event at St Mary’s Parish Hall in Wistaston on Friday February 16.

Vet and TV presenter Steve has travelled the globe working alongside some of the world’s most iconic wildlife, from whales to flesh eating maggots.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston