Wistaston

Wistaston church launches weekly community café

Wistaston church launches weekly community café

By Jonathan White
Wells Green Methodist Church in Wistaston is launching “Café Wells Green” this Friday (April 8).

The café will be open every Friday morning (10am-12pm) and will serve tea, coffee and squash with donations rather than a price list.

April 6, 2022
Four running Wistaston boys raise more than £2,000 for Ukraine families

Four running Wistaston boys raise more than £2,000 for Ukraine families

Four young friends from Wistaston have completed their fundraising running challenge in aid of refugee families in war-torn Ukraine.

Reuben Knott, William Burton, Henry Carless (all aged 8), and Harry’s brother Jacob (11) have already raised more than £2,200 and donations are still flooding in.

April 3, 2022
Britain in Bloom – Wistaston wins two awards

Britain in Bloom – Wistaston wins two awards

By Jonathan White
Wistaston has won at the ‘Britain in Bloom’ (North West) 2021 awards for the third year in succession.

Wistaston in Bloom won a ‘Gold Award 2021 in the Town Category’ and Wistaston Conservation Group won a ‘2021 It’s Your Neighbourhood Award of Level 5 – Outstanding’ for the Joey the Swan parkland in Wistaston.

March 31, 2022
Four young Wistaston friends in fundraiser for Ukraine families

Four young Wistaston friends in fundraiser for Ukraine families

Four young friends from Wistaston have teamed up to raise funds for refugee families in war-torn Ukraine.

Reuben Knott, William Burton, Henry Carless (all aged 8), and Harry’s brother Jacob (11) have decided to raise some money.

March 17, 2022
Fire crews tackle kitchen fire at house in Wistaston

Fire crews tackle kitchen fire at house in Wistaston

Firefighters tackled a kitchen fire which broke out at a house in Wistaston.

The blaze happened at around 8pm last night (March 9) at a property on Windermere Road.

March 10, 2022
New Wistaston housing development path out of step with users

New Wistaston housing development path out of step with users

By Jonathan White
A new path through the 150-home Bellway ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing estate in Wistaston may have to be ripped up after not complying to planning conditions.

The path should allow safe passage for pedestrians, cyclists and other users through the new estate from Middlewich Road to Golden Jubilee Bridge on Wistaston Green Road.

March 2, 2022
Wistaston Scouts present £2,300 to Royal British Legion

Wistaston Scouts present £2,300 to Royal British Legion

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scouts have presented a fund-raising cheque for nearly £2,300 to the Royal British Legion thanks to their eye-catching “Ribbon of Poppies” cascade.

The 35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout Group put together the 70ft structure for Remembrance Day, with silhouetted soldiers

February 12, 2022
Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston resident who decorated his house in Christmas lights has raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

For the fifth consecutive year Allyn Nightingale dressed up his bungalow and driveway on Rope Bank Avenue in Wistaston.

January 9, 2022
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