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READER’S LETTER: Help restore footpath to Nantwich railway station

READER’S LETTER: Help restore footpath to Nantwich railway station

Dear Editor,
There is a footpath between Shrewbridge Road and the railway station on Wellington Road.

It runs close to the railway, along Brookfield Park.

November 4, 2020
HS2 Ltd announces “formal” start of construction of railway

HS2 Ltd announces “formal” start of construction of railway

HS2 Ltd has today announced the formal start of construction on the project which will eventually connect South Cheshire to London in under an hour.

It follows the announcement in April when Department for Transport gave approval for HS2 Ltd to issue Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors working on the project.

September 4, 2020
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society stage Macmillan fundraiser

South Cheshire Model Engineering Society stage Macmillan fundraiser

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society hosted a fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn in Willaston.

September 29, 2019
George Eardley and his horror Nantwich rail accident in new war heroes book

George Eardley and his horror Nantwich rail accident in new war heroes book

A new book telling the stories of 22 British war heroes features a Victoria Cross winner who was badly injured in a horrific Nantwich railway accident.

George Eardley VC was driving with his wife when their car was crushed by an express train which had crashed through barriers.

December 5, 2018
Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

September 4, 2018
Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

A rapidly spreading blaze on a railway embankment in Crewe has caused delays to local services.

Firefighters have been battling the blaze off Dunwoody Way in Crewe since it started at around 1.20pm today (June 29).

June 29, 2018
Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

A headteacher has warned Nantwich parents after school pupils were pictured walking down the main railway line as a short-cut to and from Brine Leas School.

These images show youngsters walking along the main Shrewsbury to Manchester line close to Stapeley Terrace in Nantwich.

May 11, 2018
Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Michael Portillo’s visit to Nantwich as part of the popular Great British Railway Journeys BBC TV series will be screened this week.

The production team filming the current series, which is set in the Edwardian period, was persuaded to take a detour to Nantwich by museum volunteer Bill Pearson.

January 15, 2018
Nantwich firm Direct Access lands Virgin Trains deal

Nantwich firm Direct Access lands Virgin Trains deal

Nantwich disability access company Direct Access has landed a deal to work with Virgin Trains.

The company, based at Regent Centre on London Road, will be auditing 16 major railway stations on the West Coast Mainline.

October 14, 2017
Railway Hotel champions as Betley FC win Division One Cup Final

Railway Hotel champions as Betley FC win Division One Cup Final

Betley FC won an excellent Division One Cup Final beating Talbot 3-2 after extra time.

The sides were level at 2-2 after 90 minutes but an unfortunate own goal gave victory to Betley.

May 1, 2017
Railway Hotel to face Betley in Presidents Cup final

Railway Hotel to face Betley in Presidents Cup final

The final of the Presidents Cup will be between Division One Betley FC and Premier Division Railway Hotel.

Betley FC secured their place with a 6-2 win over Bank Corner.

April 9, 2017
Railway Hotel need point to lift Premier Division title for fifth successive season

Railway Hotel need point to lift Premier Division title for fifth successive season

Railway Hotel’s fifth successive league title has been put on hold – but the Nantwich side only need a point to clinch it.

Players and staff thought the 5-1 victory at Willaston WS was enough to secure the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier League.

April 3, 2017