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Wistaston Church Lane Academy unveils revamped outdoor area

Wistaston Church Lane Academy unveils revamped outdoor area

Delighted youngsters at Wistaston Church Lane Academy have been enjoying the school’s new Early Years Reception outdoor learning area.

The new outdoor area now has a climbing frame, a race track for scooters and bikes, a mud kitchen, a sand box and a special outdoor classroom.

November 11, 2019
Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

By Jonathan White
Villagers have blasted housing developers after a Wistaston landmark tree was ripped up and chucked in a skip.

The solitary hawthorn, known by locals as “the tree”, was uprooted as part of the housing development on Witters Field off Church Lane.

September 11, 2019
Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

Wistaston Village fete enjoyed by hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people enjoyed the annual Wistaston Village Fete organised by the Wistaston Community Council.

It took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy, on Church Lane, Wistaston, starting with a procession from Wistaston Memorial Hall led by Scottish Piper Reg Flower.

June 22, 2019
Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

By Jonathan White
Bungling workmen have placed kerbside warning signs the wrong way round on a busy Wistaston road.

Four verge marker posts were installed at Wistaston Hall Bridge on Church Lane as a warning to drivers.

May 31, 2019
Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Staff and pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy and Shavington Primary School are celebrating after landing “healthy pupil” funding from Ministers.

Both schools are in line for Condition Improvement Funding, which is dished out by the Department for Education (DfE).

May 9, 2019
Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.

October 31, 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
Nantwich couple launch new Gourmet Supper Club at Olea Cafe

Nantwich couple launch new Gourmet Supper Club at Olea Cafe

A pair of Nantwich foodies are putting supper and socialising on the menu with the launch of a new dining club.

The Gourmet Supper Club will offer a chance to make new friends and enjoy fine food at pop-up events across Crewe and Nantwich.

September 18, 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
Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A large hole has appeared in the middle of Church Lane in Wistaston.

Police and highways engineers were called out at a collapsed section of the road, “probably caused by drainage”.

June 26, 2018
Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews cut roof from car after crash at Joey the Swan in Wistaston

Fire crews and an air ambulance were called out to a serious road accident in Wistaston.

The two-vehicle smash left at least one person trapped in the wreckage on Church Lane, by the junction at Joey the Swan.

March 6, 2017
Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Community leaders in Wistaston are calling for council chiefs to challenge a Government decision to allow 300 homes on Witters Field.

The Secretary of State’s decision to allow Gladman Developments to build on the popular green fields off Church Lane has left many angry.

October 2, 2016
Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

The Government’s decision to allow 300 homes to be built on Witters Field in Wistaston, has undermined the Nantwich-Crewe green gap.

That was the warning from Cheshire East Councillor Ainsley Arnold.

September 24, 2016