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.

November 15, 2017
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.

November 13, 2017
Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

Annual Holly Fair in Wistaston raises £1,800 for church

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Holly Fair’ at Wells Green Methodist Church in Wistaston has helped to raise more than £1,800 for church funds.

In the entrance hall, there was a hamper made up of Fair Traded goods, sponsored by Wells Green Choir, and a stall of Traidcraft foods and Christmas gifts.

November 8, 2017
Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

Wistaston family visit Diabetes specialist after raising £5,000

A Wistaston family spent a day with Manchester scientists at the forefront of research into diabetes.

Emma Horne, 15, was invited to St Mary’s Hospital after she helped raise £5,000 for Diabetes UK in her role as Wistaston Rose Queen.

November 4, 2017
Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

Teams battle it out in Wistaston Memorial Hall village quiz

By Jonathan White
Fourteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions in the Wistaston Memorial Hall annual quiz for the Fred Lorimer trophy.

The quiz setters were Peter and Christina Wainwright who organised their fifth quiz at the hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

October 30, 2017
Crewe Movie Makers event in Wistaston raises £181 for Memorial Hall

Crewe Movie Makers event in Wistaston raises £181 for Memorial Hall

By Jonathan White
A fundraising evening of film entertainment by Crewe Movie Makers took place at Wistaston Memorial Hall.

Members of Crewe Movie Makers presented a showreel of 20 individual movies which members had filmed and edited.

October 22, 2017
Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

Wells Green Methodist in Wistaston celebrates 50th anniversary

By Jonathan White
Wells Green Methodist Church has celebrated its 50th anniversary in their church building.

The church, on Brookland Avenue in Wistaston, opened in 1967.

October 2, 2017
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

September 19, 2017
Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

Hundreds enjoy annual Wistaston Duck and Boats race

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s ducks made a comeback after their original race was called off – because of wet weather!

Hundreds of villagers were back out in force this weekend for the re-scheduled event, and had a quacking time at the Joey the Swan recreation ground.

September 18, 2017
Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Cheeky mooning gnomes who have been entertaining Wistaston folk for two months have finally been removed by party-pooper highway chiefs.

Pensioner Laurence Perry’s two bare-bottomed garden characters hit the headlines when they caused a village rumpus back in July.

September 8, 2017
Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Big-hearted gas engineers teamed up to help bring Wistaston’s Scout hut in from the cold!

Around 20 heating engineers former a group called Heroes of Heat, which installs heating systems for free for charities in need.

September 5, 2017
Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017
Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

Wistaston Duck Race and Model Boat Race takes place September 9

The popular Wistaston Duck Race and Children’s Model Boat Race is set to take place on Saturday September 9.

Hundreds of villagers are expected to line up along the stream at Joey the Swan recreation ground.

August 14, 2017