Wistaston

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society unveils Wistaston concert dates

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society unveils Wistaston concert dates

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society has unveiled its programme of events for 2018.

The society, founded in 1994, performs monthly at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane.

February 5, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston dog walkers enjoy traditional Boxing Day stroll

Wistaston dog walkers enjoy traditional Boxing Day stroll

By Jonathan White
More than 40 Wistaston walkers and their dogs enjoyed a gentle stroll on Boxing Day 2017.

The annual event was organised by Helen Gould, a member of the Wistaston Community Council.

December 27, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Defibrillator installed in Wistaston after Baker Wynne & Wilson grant

Defibrillator installed in Wistaston after Baker Wynne & Wilson grant

By Jonathan White
A new life-saving defibrillator has been installed in Wistaston, thanks to a £1,300 ‘Community Pledge’ grant from Baker Wynne & Wilson.

The defibrillator is situated at the front of the hall at Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane.

December 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

By Jonathan White
Local choirs entertained the audience at Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’.

The concert featured Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Shavington Academy Music Ensemble led by John Clarke, and Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett and Victoria Palethorpe.

December 16, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

EXCLUSIVE
Cheeky mooning gnomes in Wistaston who made international headlines, have made a Christmas comeback!

This family of friendly characters have taken up residence outside gnome fan Laurence Perry’s home on Westfield Drive.

December 16, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

A major water main burst could keep the busy Rope Lane in Wistaston closed for another four days.

The burst happened earlier in the week, forcing Cheshire East Council to close off the Rope Lane bridge over the railway at the crossroads with Eastern Road and Gresty Lane.

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

Wistaston Autumn Concert proves hit in village Memorial Hall

By Jonathan White
An ‘Autumn Concert’ fundraiser in Wistaston Memorial Hall proved a hit with the audience.

The concert featured the Crewe Concert Band  along with impressive solo performances from Chris White (ukulele) and David Clews (harmonica).

November 30, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

By Jonathan White
The 62nd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall has helped raise more than £3,700.

The event was organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

November 29, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

Wistaston Scout Group leader’s calendar boosts new centre

A young Wistaston Scout leader has produced a fundraising 2018 calendar – to help raise money for the group’s new base.

The calendar is the idea of Ellie Newbrook, 17, from Nantwich, who is a Young Leader at the Wistaston Scout Group.

November 23, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston club’s Christmas Floral Art exhibition to be staged in Church Minshull

Wistaston and District Flower Club has teamed up with St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull to stage a floral art exhibition.

The debut of the club’s “The Twelve Days of Christmas” floral art exhibition will be staged on December 1-3.

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.