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Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston resident who decorated his house in Christmas lights has raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

For the fifth consecutive year Allyn Nightingale dressed up his bungalow and driveway on Rope Bank Avenue in Wistaston.

January 9, 2022
PICTURE SPECIAL: Christmas lights bring festive cheer

PICTURE SPECIAL: Christmas lights bring festive cheer

By Jonathan White
I enjoy the Christmas lights in the Nantwich and Crewe town centres.

But I also really enjoy the over-the-top Christmas lights and decorations – including the occasional inflatable decoration and light show – that some local residents setup each year.

December 20, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

Dear Editor,
At their recent meeting, I criticised the Labour run Crewe Town Council for not allowing the people of Crewe to attend the official switch on of the Xmas Lights.

Usually this is a big event, which marks the beginning of the Xmas celebrations, with entertainment and street stalls etc.

December 12, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

By Jonathan White
The Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On was enjoyed by thousands of people last night.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, took place in the Town Square with community radio station The Cat 107.9 FM compering from 3pm.

November 20, 2021
Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Town Council bosses have cancelled plans to release fireworks as part of Nantwich’s Christmas Lights switch-on.

The event is taking place this Friday in the town square and they were due to stage a firework display at the end of the switch-on.

November 16, 2021
Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch-On event

Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch-On event

Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event will take place in the town square on Friday November 19.

With Christmas just around the corner, the town is already preparing for the festive season.

November 12, 2021
Wistaston residents extend Christmas cheer with displays

Wistaston residents extend Christmas cheer with displays

By Jonathan White
Residents in Wistaston are leaving their Christmas decorations up for January as they try to brighten up winter lockdown months.

Several local residents have left up their Christmas lights this year as a symbol of hope and to spread positivity.

January 10, 2021
Thieves steal Wistaston village Christmas tree and lights

Thieves steal Wistaston village Christmas tree and lights

Mean-spirited thieves swiped a village Christmas tree and its lights.

The thefts happened in Wistaston where the tree, its retaining post and its lights in the flowerbed were removed and stolen from outside the Memorial Hall off Church Lane.

December 24, 2020
Nantwich and Crewe householders turn on festive light extravaganza!

Nantwich and Crewe householders turn on festive light extravaganza!

Nantwich News contributor Jonathan White has been out and about capturing on camera some of the fancy festive light displays across Crewe and Nantwich.

Families have pushed the boat out to cheer us up with inflatable decorations and light shows on homes and businesses.

December 24, 2020
Nantwich Christmas lights are fitting tribute to keyworkers

Nantwich Christmas lights are fitting tribute to keyworkers

Nantwich would normally be thronged with thousands of people for the annual Christmas Lights switch on in one of the town’s biggest events.

But despite the public switch-on being cancelled in line with Government’s social distancing and lockdown guidelines, Nantwich town centre is still decked out in stunning multi-coloured lights to create a festive atmosphere.

November 19, 2020
Weston Christmas Lights Display turns “drive thru” for 2020 due to Covid

Weston Christmas Lights Display turns “drive thru” for 2020 due to Covid

A well-known Christmas Lights display in South Cheshire which has raised tens of thousands of pounds for a children’s hospice, is to be turned into a “drive thru” due to Covid.

Graham Witter has staged the Weston Christmas Lights show at his family’s farm for the past seven years, raising well over £100,000 in aid of Donna Louise Hospice.

October 1, 2020
Festive families light up their houses across South Cheshire

Festive families light up their houses across South Cheshire

Keen photographer Jonathan White has been out and about once again to capture the dazzling display of festive homes across South Cheshire.

These images show families have been busy as ever decorating their properties and helping to light up Christmas for young and old.

December 23, 2019
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people young and old packed Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Organised by Nantwich Town Council, the switch on involved several hours of entertainment before VIP youngsters took to the stage to turn on the festive lights.

November 16, 2019