Wistaston

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

Latest life expectancy figures for Cheshire East show alarming inequality

By Stephen Topping
Men and women are expected to live up to 15 years longer in rural areas of Cheshire than in the centre of Crewe.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics highlight an alarming inequality in life expectancy across Cheshire East.

April 9, 2018
Wistaston Scout Group earns £700 from leader’s calendar

Wistaston Scout Group earns £700 from leader’s calendar

By Jonathan White
A young Scout leader’s calendar idea has helped raise £712.97 for the Wistaston Scout Group.

Ellie Newbrook, a Young Leader at the Wistaston Scout Group, came up with the idea to boost funds for the group’s new base.

April 3, 2018
Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

A fund-raising tennis tournament took place at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane to raise money for Sport Relief.

In previous years club members have held a tennis tournament and a 12-hour ‘Tennisathon’, raising hundreds of pounds in the process.

March 26, 2018
Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

A man was taken to hospital after a bedroom blaze caused by an electric blanket at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out at 2.30am today (March 21) to a property on Broughton Lane, Wistaston

March 21, 2018
Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

Tributes paid to Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died

People have paid tribute to long-service Willaston volunteer Helenor King who has died.

The 81-year-old was recognised by many as a hard-working volunteer for a number of causes, including the Samaritans for Crewe Stroke Support Group for decades.

March 5, 2018
Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackle gas box blaze at Cronkinson pub in Stapeley

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving a gas box outside the Cronkinson pub in Stapeley, Nantwich.

Two crews were called to the incident at the family pub on Pear Tree Field at around 4.40pm today (March 1).

March 1, 2018
Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

The family of Wistaston man Josh Clayton have paid heartfelt tributes after his death in the A41 crash near Chester.

Josh was one of three friends killed in the incident at Dragon Hall on February 7.

February 21, 2018
Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts are to hold “An evening with Steve Leonard” event at St Mary’s Parish Hall in Wistaston on Friday February 16.

Vet and TV presenter Steve has travelled the globe working alongside some of the world’s most iconic wildlife, from whales to flesh eating maggots.

February 8, 2018
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
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
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
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
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