Wistaston

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Community Christmas concert

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Community Christmas concert

By Jonathan White Hundreds enjoyed Wistaston Community Council’s annual Christmas Concert took place at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston. It featured Wells Green Choir and musicians from Shavington High School’s Concert Band.

December 20, 2013
Christmas houses help light up Nantwich and Crewe

Christmas houses help light up Nantwich and Crewe

Families across Nantwich and Crewe have been lighting up their homes for Christmas. These pictures by Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White show the efforts households have been making to bring festive cheer.

December 16, 2013
Wistaston Singers latest performances unveiled

Wistaston Singers latest performances unveiled

Wistaston Singers are performing two events in the next few days. They will be singing on Crewe Town Square by Marks & Spencer later today (December 5) in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

December 5, 2013
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society performs in Wistaston

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society performs in Wistaston

By Jonathan White A monthly South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society concert took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall in Wistaston. The concert contained group, duet and solo ukulele performances featuring well-known George Formby songs.

December 2, 2013
Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” held in Wistaston

Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” held in Wistaston

By Jonathan White The Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” has taken place at the Wistaston Memorial Hall. The event was organised by the Crewe and Nantwich Support Group for Cancer Research UK.

November 25, 2013
Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

Family pays tribute to cyclist killed on A530 near Nantwich

The family of a cyclist who died in a collision near Nantwich, told how he had only just taken up cycling again after retirement. Stewart Roy Gandy, 65, from Wistaston, died after colliding with a lorry on the A530 Whitchurch Road at Baddington Bridge, Aston.

November 18, 2013
Man quizzed and bailed in connection with A530 Nantwich cyclist death

Man quizzed and bailed in connection with A530 Nantwich cyclist death

A man has been bailed in connection with the death of 65-year-old cyclist Stewart Gandy on the A530 near Nantwich. The 36-year-old man was arrested in Wigan and was quizzed by Cheshire Police officers.

November 15, 2013
A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A530 cyclist killed near Nantwich named as Stewart Gandy – man arrested

A cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry on the A530 near Nantwich has been named as Stewart Gandy. The 65-year-old, from Wistaston, was cycling towards Whitchurch near Aston when the crash happened.

November 13, 2013
Wistaston “Holly Fair” helps raise £1,500 for good causes

Wistaston “Holly Fair” helps raise £1,500 for good causes

By Jonathan White Fund-raisers amassed almost £1,500 for local causes at a popular “Holly Fair” in Wistaston. Hundreds turned out for the  annual fair at Wells Green Methodist Church on Brookland Avenue.

November 11, 2013
Students join veterans to sell poppies in Nantwich store

Students join veterans to sell poppies in Nantwich store

Nantwich students took time out to join war veterans selling poppies at a town supermarket. They bought poppies and spent time with the Royal British Legion representatives at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road where they had called in for lunch.

November 7, 2013
14 quiz teams battle it out for Wistaston Fred Lorimer Trophy

14 quiz teams battle it out for Wistaston Fred Lorimer Trophy

Fourteen teams of four people battled it out in six rounds of questions at Wistaston’s annual quiz for the Fred Lorimer Trophy. Quiz-masters Peter and Christina Wainwright took charge of the event for the first time at Wistaston Memorial Hall, after Geoff and Sheila Armitage stepped down after more than 20 years.

November 6, 2013
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club plays landmark Germany fixture

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club plays landmark Germany fixture

Members of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club travelled to Germany to play a landmark fixture. Ben Reinhardt, Chris Raiswell, Diane Mayman and Jonathan Braithwaite made the journey to play Birkenheide Tennis Club.

November 5, 2013
Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Fireworks at Eric Swan Sports Ground

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Fireworks at Eric Swan Sports Ground

By Jonathan White The 36th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display went off with a bang as hundreds of villagers came out to support the events. The event began with the judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions.

November 3, 2013