Wistaston

Wistaston Memorial Hall stages musical extravaganza

Wistaston Memorial Hall stages musical extravaganza

By Jonathan White
A ‘Musical Extravaganza’ fund-raising concert took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The concert featured Crewe Concert Band conducted by their musical director Adam Shilton.

October 15, 2019
Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

Plastic-free “The Store” launches in Nantwich this weekend

The first “plastic free” outlet launches in Nantwich when The Store mobile truck shop hits the streets.

The truck will be parked up on Churchside Yard in Nantwich from 9am-3pm this Saturday October 19.

October 15, 2019
Wistaston Young Drama Group earns distinction

Wistaston Young Drama Group earns distinction

Wistaston Young Drama Group has hit top marks in the London Academy of Dramatic Art examination results.

They earned a Distinction in choral speaking and in solo acting examinations.

September 26, 2019
Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

By Jonathan White
Villagers have blasted housing developers after a Wistaston landmark tree was ripped up and chucked in a skip.

The solitary hawthorn, known by locals as “the tree”, was uprooted as part of the housing development on Witters Field off Church Lane.

September 11, 2019
825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

825 plastic ducks race at annual Wistaston community event

Hundreds of plastic ducks raced each other in Wistaston at the annnual “Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race” event.

Villagers gathered at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground for the event which was organised by members of the Wistaston Community Council.

September 11, 2019
Wistaston “Duck and Model Boat Race” to be staged September 7

Wistaston “Duck and Model Boat Race” to be staged September 7

The annual Wistaston ‘Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race’ takes place this Saturday September 7.

The event will take place at the Joey the Swan recreation ground, Wistaston.

September 3, 2019
Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Wistaston bridge made from plastic bottles

Walkers using a footbridge in Wistaston are treading on plastic – as it’s made of recycled bottles!

Cheshire East Council commissioned the bridge over Wistaston Brook at Joey the Swan as an eco-friendly project.

August 1, 2019
Wistaston musician led Normandy D-Day commemorations

Wistaston musician led Normandy D-Day commemorations

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston musician was instrumental in the Normandy D-Day Commemorations.

The parade in Arromanches, which was screened across the world and watched by millions, was led by Wistaston Drum Sergeant Rob Richardson.

July 21, 2019
Wistaston pupils bury time capsule on new Wistaston Brook development

Wistaston pupils bury time capsule on new Wistaston Brook development

School children from Wistaston left their mark on history as they buried a time capsule at the village’s new housing development for future generations to discover.

Pupils aged 5 to 11 from Wistaston Church Lane Academy put a variety of objects in the capsule, from popular toys like Lego, a squishy and slime to a school uniform, coins, letters to their future selves.

July 15, 2019
South Cheshire Orchestra “Music for Summer Evening” in Wistaston

South Cheshire Orchestra “Music for Summer Evening” in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A Music for a Summer Evening fund-raising concert by South Cheshire Orchestra was held at Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre.

The concert featured South Cheshire Orchestra conducted by Richard Moulton-Mallison, who introduced each music score.

July 4, 2019
Traffic lights work on busy A530 Wistaston junction

Traffic lights work on busy A530 Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Traffic lights will finally be installed at the A530 Middlewich Road-Wistaston Green Road junction in Wistaston in the next few weeks.

Work is due to be completed during July 2019.

June 28, 2019
Willaston play park closed after assault and rising anti-social behaviour

Willaston play park closed after assault and rising anti-social behaviour

A play park in Willaston is being closed in the evenings amid rising anti-social behaviour on the site.

Police and councillors took the decision after an elderly resident in the village was assaulted on the park.

June 27, 2019
Two men charged after cannabis farm found in Wistaston

Two men charged after cannabis farm found in Wistaston

Two men have been charged after a large number of cannabis plants were found at an address in Wistaston.

Besnik Gjashi and Ilirjan Hasani, both of no fixed address, were arrested after police officers executed a warrant on Valley Road, Wistaston, at around 3.20am yesterday (Wednesday June 26).

June 27, 2019