Wistaston

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
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