Wistaston

Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people enjoyed the annual Wistaston Village Fete organised by the Wistaston Community Council.

It took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy, on Church Lane, Wistaston, starting with a procession from Wistaston Memorial Hall led by Scottish Piper Reg Flower.

June 22, 2019
Wistaston woman skydives to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice

Wistaston woman skydives to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston resident and a work colleague completed their first-ever tandem skydives to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Sarah Iggo, an inclusive learning advisor at Cheshire College – South & West (Crewe Campus) and work colleague Chris Baggs, from Trentham, took part in the charity skydive at Tilstock Airfield, near Whitchurch.

June 18, 2019
Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

By Jonathan White
Bungling workmen have placed kerbside warning signs the wrong way round on a busy Wistaston road.

Four verge marker posts were installed at Wistaston Hall Bridge on Church Lane as a warning to drivers.

May 31, 2019
Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Staff and pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy and Shavington Primary School are celebrating after landing “healthy pupil” funding from Ministers.

Both schools are in line for Condition Improvement Funding, which is dished out by the Department for Education (DfE).

May 9, 2019
Wistaston Scouts Group unveils new £270,000 home

Wistaston Scouts Group unveils new £270,000 home

Wistaston Scouts have unveiled their new £270,000 base after completing a five-year fund-raising project to move headquarters.

The project included demolishing the old Scout Hut and replacing it with a new building which was formally opened in front of an audience which included many who helped out.

May 8, 2019
Wistaston Church supports people with mental health issues

Wistaston Church supports people with mental health issues

Church members in Wistaston have won support from a South Cheshire employer as they work to support people facing mental health challenges.

Harbour, part of New Life Community Church in Wistaston, is offering 12-week courses to develop skills, strategies and resilience.

April 22, 2019
Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

Villagers enjoy Wistaston Memorial Hall 70 year celebration

By Jonathan White
Villagers turned out in force to celebrate 70 years of the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The hall was built in memory of 16 Wistaston war heroes and has been the hub of activity in the village ever since.

April 7, 2019
70 year of Wistaston Memorial Hall celebration

70 year of Wistaston Memorial Hall celebration

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire ‘George Formby’ Ukulele Society and the Crewe Movie Makers will host a celebration 70 years of Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The event is planned for Tuesday March 26, 7.30pm start, at the Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane.

March 22, 2019
Road closure in Wistaston forces drivers to detour through businesses

Road closure in Wistaston forces drivers to detour through businesses

By Jonathan White
Frustrated motorists have been forced to take an unofficial detour through business premises to avoid long-running roadworks in Wisaston.

A ‘major gas replacement’ by Cadent Gas Ltd has closed the busy Wistaston Green Road from February 11 for five weeks.

February 22, 2019
Wistaston Berkeley Primary to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wistaston Berkeley Primary to celebrate 50th anniversary

Staff and pupils are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Wistaston Berkeley Primary School.

The school, now called The Berkeley Academy on Laidon Avenue, first opened on Monday January 6 1969.

January 20, 2019
Wistaston Scout Group sets up aluminium can collection scheme

Wistaston Scout Group sets up aluminium can collection scheme

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scout Group (35th South West Cheshire) has set up new aluminium can collection bins in Wistaston to raise money for the group.

The new bins are located in Wistaston on the car park at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane, outside Wistonia Stores on Kings Drive), and outside the new Co-op on Crewe Road.

January 3, 2019
Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

By Jonathan White
More than 30 local walkers and six dogs enjoyed a gentle stroll in Wistaston on Boxing Day.

The annual event was organised by Helen Gould and led by Ian Gould, both members of the Wistaston Community Council.

December 27, 2018
Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’ took place at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Lane, Wistaston.

It featured Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Shavington Academy Music Ensemble led by John Clarke and Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett.

December 18, 2018