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Shavington “Advent Window Trail” proves big hit with residents

Shavington “Advent Window Trail” proves big hit with residents

Residents in Shavington village have shown their community spirit by helping create a community “Advent Window Trail” on the run up to Christmas.

Sara Randle, a Children and Families worker for St Marks Church, has spearheaded the idea which has captured the imagination of many in the village.

December 5, 2020
Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

A big-hearted Nantwich boy is climbing up Snowdon with his dad to help raise hundreds of pounds for his village school.

Five-year-old Jack McIntyre wanted to help raise money for the Friends of Acton School PTA.

September 23, 2020
Wistaston Village cricket club stages 40th Presidents Day

Wistaston Village cricket club stages 40th Presidents Day

By Jonathan WhiteWistaston Village Cricket Club staged its 40th “Presidents Day” at the Eric Swan Sports Ground & Brittles Pavilion off Church Lane.

There were three fixtures during the day. Under 11s v Under 9s (15 over game), Ladies vs Under 15s (100 ball game) and current players vs past players (100 ball game).

September 9, 2020
Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police are investigating a crime spree in Willaston which saw cars vandalised, vehicles pelted with bricks and property damaged.

The incidents, believed to have been caused by youths, happened between 11pm (July 9) and 4am yesterday (July 10).

July 11, 2020
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
Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

Vandalised garden gnomes in Wistaston are back home for Christmas

By Jonathan White
Cheeky garden gnomes in Wistaston who were targeted by vandals, have made a triumphant return to the village.

Residents were furious when popular pensioner Laurence Perry had 25 of his gnomes smashed or stolen from his Westfield Drive garden and land at the front of his property.

December 10, 2018
Worleston’s popular Village Fete to take place on July 14

Worleston’s popular Village Fete to take place on July 14

Worleston’s popular Village Fete will take place on Saturday July 14 from 11am.

The fund-raising event will feature plenty of entertainment for all ages.

July 4, 2018
Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Members of Rotary Club of Nantwich have raised more than £1,600 this year to help a Nepalese village rebuild after the devastating 2015 earthquakes.

So far, rotary members have donated £5,000 to Ghanpokhara Village which has helped to rebuild their drinking water source.

April 23, 2018
Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

EXCLUSIVE
Green-fingered Laurence Perry’s cheeky garden gnomes have sparked a rumpus in Wistaston – and a council letter threatening action!

Laurence, who has helped transform derelict council land in the village for the last four years, added the gnomes baring their bottoms as part of colourful displays on grass verges.

July 18, 2017
Audlem named among Britain’s best village high streets

Audlem named among Britain’s best village high streets

Audlem near Nantwich has been named as having one of Britain’s best high streets in the third annual Great British High Street competition.

The village was named in the top five of the village category, beating more than 85% of entries.

November 3, 2016