Wistaston

Families enjoy annual Wistaston Village Fete

Families enjoy annual Wistaston Village Fete

By Jonathan White Villagers were out in force to enjoy the annual Wistaston Village Fete near Nantwich. The event, organised by Wistaston Community Council and took place in the grounds of St Mary’s Church Rectory, in Church Lane.

June 17, 2013
Plans for Wistaston Village Fete in place

Plans for Wistaston Village Fete in place

Wistaston Village Fete takes place this Saturday June 15 with a procession from Wistaston Memorial Hall at 1.15pm. The parade will head to the grounds of St Mary’s Church Rectory on Church Lane for the opening and crowning of the Rose Queen at 1.45pm.

June 11, 2013
Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators helped make the latest Cheshire Triathlon in Nantwich a huge success. There were 980 entrants competing in seven different categories of race in a sun-drenched Barony Park and surrounding area.

June 3, 2013
Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

A Nantwich radio presenter is gearing up to cycle across Cuba – 250 miles in just five days. Helen Pegg, who works on The Cat community radio station, has signed up for a journey of a lifetime.

May 28, 2013
The Wistaston Singers perform concert at packed Bakewell venue

The Wistaston Singers perform concert at packed Bakewell venue

By Jonathan White The Wistaston Singers took their talents on the road when they travelled from South Cheshire to Derbyshire. They performed an evening concert in front of 80 people at Bakewell Methodist Church in Bakewell.

May 19, 2013
Wistaston villagers air housing plan fears to Cheshire East Leader

Wistaston villagers air housing plan fears to Cheshire East Leader

By Jonathan White Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones faced concerned villagers in Wistaston over controversial housing development plans. He attended a packed Wistaston Parish Council meeting to discuss plans by developers for thousands of new homes in the village.

May 17, 2013
New “Hands off Wistaston” campaign group fights developers

New “Hands off Wistaston” campaign group fights developers

A new group called “Hands Off Wistaston” has been set up to protect the village’s Green Gap from development. Campaigners hope the group will help defend Wistaston against “unnecessary, unsustainable and unwanted development”.

May 2, 2013
Wistaston villagers speak out at Gladman 330-house plan exhibition

Wistaston villagers speak out at Gladman 330-house plan exhibition

By Jonathan White Scores of villagers crammed into Wistaston Memorial Hall to view plans unveiled by Gladman Homes for 330 new properties. The public exhibition showed plans for the homes on land known locally as ‘Witter’s Field’, in Wistaston.

April 22, 2013
Wistaston residents view Muller Property housing exhibition

Wistaston residents view Muller Property housing exhibition

Wistaston residents flocked to see a Muller Property Group exhibition of their proposals for up to 1,500 homes in the village. Scores of villagers took time out to view the plans and air their concerns to Muller representatives at The Woodside pub.

April 13, 2013
Wistaston residents air fears over plans to build 1,800 houses

Wistaston residents air fears over plans to build 1,800 houses

More than 200 residents crammed into a village hall to air concerns on plans to build 1,800 new homes near Nantwich. Muller Property and Gladman Properties are targeting land off Middlewich Road and Church Lane, in Wistaston.

April 12, 2013
Cats Protection League to stage Wistaston memorial hall fundraiser

Cats Protection League to stage Wistaston memorial hall fundraiser

The Cats Protection Crewe & District group is to stage a fund-raising event in Wistaston this weekend. It takes place in Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane this Saturday April 13 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

April 11, 2013
New Pilates classes launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates classes launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates classes are being launched in Nantwich and Wistaston by Crewe & Nantwich Zumba. Classes are being held every Thursday at 8pm at Brine Leas High School in Audlem Road.

April 8, 2013
St Mary’s Church in Wistaston issues bell ringers plea

St Mary’s Church in Wistaston issues bell ringers plea

Churchgoers in Wistaston are on the lookout for new bell ringers to join their group. Members of St Mary’s Church in Wistaston are looking for new bell ringers aged 10 and over to have a go at the fine art of campanology.

March 19, 2013