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Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event in glorious sunshine.

The event started at midday with a peal of bells at Wybunbury Tower.

June 10, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury pupils celebrate opening of Fort Lewis in memory of Lewis Crossley

Wybunbury pupils celebrate opening of Fort Lewis in memory of Lewis Crossley

Pupils and staff at Wybunbury Delves have celebrated the opening of ‘Fort Lewis’ – play equipment built in memory of tragic Lewis Crossley who died of leukaemia.

And the opening on June 4 took place on what would have been Lewis’ 8th birthday.

June 7, 2018 1 comment Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Staff at Construction Linx are taking on the car rally event Benidorm Or Bust to raise funds in memory of brave young leukaemia victim Lewis Crossley.

Team Lewis Trust was set up after seven-year-old Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died in November.

Police probe theft of Quad Bike from Wybunbury farm

Police probe theft of Quad Bike from Wybunbury farm

A Quad Bike has been stolen from a farm on Wrinehill Road in Wybunbury, say police.

The exact time of the theft is not known but it happened before 8am on Monday May 21.

May 23, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

Nantwich pebble artists remember Manchester terror attack victims

By Jonathan White
Pebble artists in Nantwich and Crewe have been painting bees on rocks to pay tribute on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

The worker bee is one of the best-known symbols of Manchester and came to symbolise Manchester’s resilience after the atrocity which killed 22 people a year ago.

Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

By Stephen Topping
A Wybunbury councillor says there is “no point” in having the local plan if Cheshire East Council doesn’t do more to scrutinise housing developers.

Cllr Janet Clowes, cabinet member for adult social care and integration, spoke out at a southern planning committee meeting over an application to build 44 houses in Shavington.

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.

Wybunbury youngsters run fundraising scheme in memory of Lewis Crossley

Wybunbury youngsters run fundraising scheme in memory of Lewis Crossley

Big-hearted pupils at Wybunbury Delves are running a fund-raising project in memory of their friend Lewis Crossley, who died of leukaemia last year.

Youngsters in Year 3 came up with the idea to honour Lewis, who bravely battled the disease before his tragic death.

Wybunbury Delves pupils excel in Times Tables Rock Stars contest

Wybunbury Delves pupils excel in Times Tables Rock Stars contest

Pupils at Wybunbury Delves Primary School near Nantwich proved they are “Times Tables Rock Stars” after their performance in a school competition.

In a contest involving several schools, Year 5 Wybunbury youngsters answered a staggering 53,149 questions correctly.

March 6, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wybunbury
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.

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

Recognise this house? Family seeks help to identify Nantwich painting

A family has appealed for help to identify a house featured in a painting believed to be based in Nantwich area.

Mark Robinson says the painting has been in his family for more than 50 years.

December 5, 2017 1 comment Village News, Wybunbury