Wistaston

Wistaston resident takes part in Covid Colour Challenge

Wistaston resident takes part in Covid Colour Challenge

By Jonathan White
Wistaston resident Diane Debens set up a ‘Covid Colour Challenge’ at her house during the pandemic lockdown.

For seven days in May, she put together a collection of different coloured materials and objects on each day of the week by going on a themed treasure hunt around her home.

June 2, 2020
Wistaston Conservation Group plant sale raises funds

Wistaston Conservation Group plant sale raises funds

By Jonathan White
A member of Wistaston Conservation Group hosted a plant sale at his house to raise funds for the group.

John Wood, Chairman of Wistaston Conservation Group, sold vegetable plants and flowering plants from his Sandringham Drive garage.

May 31, 2020
Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes welcome Boris Johnson the Elf!

Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes welcome Boris Johnson the Elf!

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes have welcomed a new guest – an Elf called Boris full of hot air!

Villager Laurence Perry, who runs and maintains the gnome collection in and around his Westfield Drive home, decided to introduce a new centre-piece.

May 23, 2020
Wistaston musicians play “Clap for our Carers” tribute

Wistaston musicians play “Clap for our Carers” tribute

By Jonathan White
Wistaston residents have been fine-tuning the national “Clap for our Carers” campaign.

Launched by Dutch Londoner Annemarie Plas, households across the UK have gathered at windows, on doorsteps and in front gardens every Thursday at 8pm.

May 14, 2020
Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

Brine Leas student from Wistaston through to national song competition

A Brine Leas School student is one of the top ten finalists in the national song academy 2020 Young Songwriters Competition.

Cathy Jain, from Wistaston, has made it through from hundreds entries in her category across the UK in the contest run by The Song Academy.

May 7, 2020
Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

A Wistaston resident has been hailed by police as a “community hero” for helping so many people during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

Cheshire Police called Nadiah Mckeown a “diamond Wistaston resident” who has helped more than 100 residents across Crewe, Wistaston, Willaston, Nantwich, Shavington.

April 12, 2020
Police probe after burglars swipe jewellery in house raid in Wistaston

Police probe after burglars swipe jewellery in house raid in Wistaston

Burglars broke into a house in Wistaston and stole valuable jewellery, police said.

The offenders broke into the house on Milne Close between 6.30am and 7.15am today (April 7).

April 7, 2020
Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

A young Wistaston couple arranged a wedding in just two hours – so they could tie the knot before the UK went into Coronavirus “lockdown”!

Key workers Alana Sandland, 27, and Joe Dunn, 26, were due to be married at St Mary’s in Wistaston on April 4.

March 24, 2020
Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Wistaston Church Lane pupils launch mascot into space!

Pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy were over the moon when they sent their mascot, Joey the Swan, into space!

The whole school has been studying “Space” as a cross-curricular theme this term.

March 18, 2020
Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

A big-hearted Wistaston resident has set up a “Coronavirus Isolation Help Group” for Wistaston, Crewe & Nantwich residents via Facebook.

March 16, 2020
Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A Wistaston mum taking part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk in memory of her dad, is urging others to pull on their trainers for the Hospice.

March 10, 2020
Masked armed robbers target Wistaston store

Masked armed robbers target Wistaston store

Three masked men raided a Wistaston store worker during an armed raid.

The incident happened at the Bargain Booze store on King’s Drive at around 7.30pm last night (February 4).

February 5, 2020
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