Wistaston

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

By Jonathan White
Sixteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions at Wistaston Memorial Hall’s Annual Quiz.

The teams were competing for the Fred Lorimer trophy, and quiz masters were Peter and Christina Wainwright.

October 29, 2018
Wistaston Singers entertain Baptist Church crowd in Crewe

Wistaston Singers entertain Baptist Church crowd in Crewe

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Singers and The Kipling Singers took part in an evening concert at Union Street Baptist Church in Crewe.

Wistaston Singers performed music including West Side Story, Anything Goes, Unchained Melody, Sanctus, The Lord is My Shepherd, You Raise Me Up, and Flying Free.

October 25, 2018
Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Engineers have widened a road and built a new pavement in Wistaston – but forgot to move a street light while doing it!

Now baffled residents in the village near Nantwich have called on Cheshire East Council to shed some light on the embarrassing bungle.

October 15, 2018
Paul McCartney tribute act to perform in Wistaston

Paul McCartney tribute act to perform in Wistaston

A ‘Paul McCartney Tribute Act – Neil Tudor in concert’ takes place at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston on Friday November 16.

Doors open 7pm, and there is a licensed bar available.

October 12, 2018
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.

October 9, 2018
Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston annual Duck and Boat races

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers gathered for Wistaston’s annual Duck and Boat races – after the original event was rained off.

The 23rd Annual Community Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation ground, with guests of honour the Rose Queen Poppy Bellingham and her Consort.

September 17, 2018
Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race date set

By Jonathan White
The annual Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race will take place on September 8.

The popular event sees hundreds of villagers gather at the Joey the Swan recreation ground in Wistaston.

August 17, 2018
Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

Villagers support devastated Wistaston pensioner after vandals destroy gnomes

By Jonathan White
Angry villagers in Wistaston have rallied in support of a pensioner after mindless vandals destroyed his popular garden gnomes display.

Laurence Perry’s gnomes, which became famous a year ago after a dispute with the local council, have proved a big hit with residents.

August 16, 2018
One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

August 1, 2018
Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of more delays as major works begin at a busy Wistaston junction.

Work is due to start today (July 23) at Wistaston Green Road/A530 junction in Wistaston, next to the new ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development and the Rising Sun Inn.

July 23, 2018
Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

Wistaston student scoops honour from Diabetes UK for fund-raising effort

A Malbank student from Wistaston has received an award from Diabetes UK after raising funds to support vital research.

Emma Horne, 16, received the ‘Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award’ during a service at St Mary’s Wistaston.

July 19, 2018
Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

By Jonathan White
A “Summer Celebration” held in Wistaston has helped to raise several hundred pounds for Diabetes UK.

Visitors enjoyed strawberries & cream, cakes, jams & chutneys, home-made breads, and home-made cards at the event in St Mary’s Church hall.

July 17, 2018
Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

By Jonathan White
Work started today on repairing the ‘Church Lane chasm’ sink-hole in Wistaston – more than two weeks after it first appeared.

Cheshire East Council highways teams arrived on scene to begin the repairs after the sink-hole emerged on June 26.

July 11, 2018