Wistaston

Kitchen fire in Wistaston caused by chip pan

Kitchen fire in Wistaston caused by chip pan

A fire which started in kitchen at a house in Wistaston was caused by a chip pan, fire crews believe.

The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Sunday on Berkeley Crescent, in Wistaston.

November 30, 2021
Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ 2021 in Wistaston

Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ 2021 in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
More than £2,500 was raised at the 65th Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall.

The event is organised annually by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

November 27, 2021
Scout archive exhibition takes place in Wistaston

Scout archive exhibition takes place in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
An exhibition of items from South West Cheshire Scouts District’s archive was held by Wistaston Scout Group’s new Scout Centre

A comprehensive range of displays contained items dating back to 1908 and included books, photographs, certificates, flags, memorabilia from several World Jamborees and Crewe Scout Gang Shows, old Scout uniforms and a great many press cuttings as well as other items of historic interest.

November 24, 2021
Wistaston Cub Scout stars in Remembrance film with Duchess

Wistaston Cub Scout stars in Remembrance film with Duchess

A 10-year-old Cub Scout from Wistaston played a starring role in a new Remembrance video alongside the Duchess of Cambridge.

Young Emily Edge was part of the video filmed to mark Remembrance and 100 years of the Royal British Legion.

November 20, 2021
Funeral details for Wistonian Rev Ken Sambrook

Funeral details for Wistonian Rev Ken Sambrook

The funeral for Rev Ken Sambrook who died recently will take place on Monday November 29.

It will take place at 11:30am at St Mary’s Church in Wistaston.

November 20, 2021
Wistaston and Willaston mourns death of Rev Ken Sambrook

Wistaston and Willaston mourns death of Rev Ken Sambrook

By Jonathan White
Villagers in Wistaston and Willaston are mourning the death of popular Revd Ken Sambrook.

Ken passed away on Wednesday (November 10) after a brief spell in hospital.

November 13, 2021
‘Ribbon of Poppies’ Remembrance Day display in Wistaston

‘Ribbon of Poppies’ Remembrance Day display in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
This amazing Remembrance Day “Ribbon of Poppies” cascade with silhouetted soldiers has been unveiled at Wistaston & Rope War Memorial.

The 70ft high cascade was installed by the 35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout Group, made of more than 5,000 plastic bottle ends donated by Scouts and members of the public.

November 4, 2021
Wistaston Flower and Produce Show 2021 results

Wistaston Flower and Produce Show 2021 results

By Jonathan White
The 38th annual Wistaston Flower and Produce Show took place at St Mary’s Church Hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

St Mary’s Church Hall was filled with stunning floral arrangements and there were high standards throughout the flower and vegetables classes.

September 6, 2021
Wistaston garden centre publishes “Beetroot the Cat” book for charity

Wistaston garden centre publishes “Beetroot the Cat” book for charity

By Jonathan White
The Rising Sun Nurseries garden centre on Middlewich Road in Wistaston is selling a book to raise money for a charity.

The book is called ‘When Beetroot turned red’ and was written by Mark Cook, who is a family friend of the garden centre owners.

September 2, 2021
Wistaston Allotments benefit from builder’s sales cabin donation

Wistaston Allotments benefit from builder’s sales cabin donation

Members of Wistaston Allotments on Wistaston Green Road have welcomed the delivery of an unused sales cabin from a local housebuilder.

The community of 40 members was searching for a suitable cabin for the allotment to hold monthly meetings, fundraising discussions and wider community events like open days.

May 17, 2021
Wistaston staff cycle to Disneyland Paris for pupil with rare brain cancer

Wistaston staff cycle to Disneyland Paris for pupil with rare brain cancer

Big-hearted school staff in Wistaston pedalled for almost 500 miles from Crewe to Disneyland Paris – to raise money for one special Princess.

Wistaston Academy year 1 pupil Acacia was diagnosed with an incurable brain cancer called Diffuse Midline Glioma H3K27M in September last year.

May 4, 2021
Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

Wistaston artist named “Local Legend” award winner

A Wistaston artist who donated a sculpture to her village has been named as the latest “Local Legend” winners by The Cat FM.

Sandie Wilson received her “Baked by Gill” Cat Cake and Local Legend certificate from presenter David Foulkes.

April 5, 2021
Wistaston Academy pupils welcome new outdoor area

Wistaston Academy pupils welcome new outdoor area

Pupils at Wistaston Academy are enjoying a new-look reception outdoor area and climbing wall.

The school devised a comprehensive and innovative plan to upgrade the area during the pandemic.

April 3, 2021