Wistaston

Wistaston Community Council fireworks display set for November 2

Wistaston Community Council fireworks display set for November 2

The Wistaston Community Council fireworks display takes place on November 2. The event, which starts at 6.30pm, is being staged at the Eric Swan Sports Ground (The Brittles) behind Wistaston Church Lane Primary School.

October 22, 2013
Fred Lorimer Trophy up for grabs at annual Wistaston quiz

Fred Lorimer Trophy up for grabs at annual Wistaston quiz

Teams are being invited to enter the annual quiz for the Fred Lorimer Trophy in Wistaston, near Nantwich. The quiz will take place in Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane, Wistaston, on Tuesday October 22.

October 17, 2013
Man rescued by fire crews during flat blaze in Wistaston

Man rescued by fire crews during flat blaze in Wistaston

Firefighters had to rescue a man from his flat during a kitchen fire in Wistaston. Crews wearing breathing apparatus forced their in through a ground floor window of a block of flats on Mulberry Road where they discovered the man.

October 6, 2013
Wistaston tennis players celebrate at 2013 awards event

Wistaston tennis players celebrate at 2013 awards event

By Jonathan White Tennis players in Wistaston celebrated this season’s achievements at a presentation afternoon. Wistaston A topped the bill with the Men’s Division 3 (Summer League) shield in Slazenger South and Mid Cheshire Tennis League.

October 1, 2013
Planning Minister to meet Nantwich campaigners over “Green Gap” fears

Planning Minister to meet Nantwich campaigners over “Green Gap” fears

Planning Minister Nick Boles has vowed to meet Nantwich and Crewe campaign groups fighting the loss of “Green Gap” areas. Mr Boles’ pledge comes after concerns of hundreds of residents were raised by local MP Edward Timpson.

September 25, 2013
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club celebrates annual Finals Day winners

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club celebrates annual Finals Day winners

By Jonathan White Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club has celebrated the winners of its annual Finals Day. The event took place on the two courts behind the Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane.

September 23, 2013
TV vet Steve Leonard to switch on Nantwich Christmas lights

TV vet Steve Leonard to switch on Nantwich Christmas lights

TV vet Steve Leonard is the celebrity lined up to switch on the Christmas Lights in Nantwich this year. Leonard (pictured), who lives in Cheshire, is famous for hosting BBC shows including ”Orangutan Diaries” and “Vets in Practice”.

September 20, 2013
Councillors urge residents to fight Green Gap developers near Nantwich

Councillors urge residents to fight Green Gap developers near Nantwich

Councillors have warned residents to make their views known about plans for 170 new homes in their Nantwich village. Richborough Estates have applied to build the houses on land off Moorfields, in Willaston.

September 18, 2013
Hundreds enjoy model boat and duck races in Wistaston

Hundreds enjoy model boat and duck races in Wistaston

By Jonathan White Hundreds of villagers gathered for the annual duck and model boat race in Wistaston, near Nantwich. Families crowded on the banks of the Joey the Swan brook for the 18th “Annual Community Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race”.

September 15, 2013
Breaking…A530 closed near Nantwich after two-car smash

Breaking…A530 closed near Nantwich after two-car smash

A busy Nantwich road has been closed after a two-car accident. The A530 between Nantwich and Leighton Hospital is closed in both directions in Willaston.

September 6, 2013
Pioneering South Cheshire bursary students graduate from university

Pioneering South Cheshire bursary students graduate from university

Two Crewe & Nantwich students who received the first educational bursary awards introduced by a local councillor, have graduated. Katrina Morrell and Christine Johnson were among six young people to receive the awards.

August 20, 2013
“Hands off Wistaston” campaigners gain petition support in Nantwich

“Hands off Wistaston” campaigners gain petition support in Nantwich

Campaigners fighting to stop developers building on village land, took their battle to the streets of Nantwich. Members of Hands off Wistaston (HOW) held a street stall in the town square to highlight their fight to save Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gaps”.

August 12, 2013
Wistaston youngsters win in Laurie Twiss Awards for Journalism

Wistaston youngsters win in Laurie Twiss Awards for Journalism

Youngsters from a village near Nantwich were given special prizes for their excellent writing skills. Ella Banks was 1st prize winner in the Laurie Twiss Awards for Journalism for 2013 in Wistaston.

July 18, 2013