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Willaston parents fight to save free bus service to Malbank School

Willaston parents fight to save free bus service to Malbank School

Parents in Willaston are fighting to save a free bus service which carries pupils from the village to Malbank School. Cheshire East Council has identified a “walking route” which they say could mean the withdrawal of free transport.

November 24, 2012
Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

The lights are going down in Nantwich as part of cost-cutting measures by Cheshire East Council. Street lighting  is being removed and reduced on roads across the town and surrounding villages under new proposals.

November 22, 2012
MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

November 19, 2012
Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands gathered in Nantwich and surrounding villages to pay tribute on Remembrance Sunday. A service and parade took place in Nantwich town centre and St Mary’s Church.

November 12, 2012
Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

October 24, 2012
Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Hundreds of Willaston residents turned out to witness the village green’s re-naming ceremony. The popular Nantwich village now has a green named after former parish councillor Mike Heywood, affectionately known as “Mr Willaston”.

October 12, 2012
Sainsbury’s Nantwich funds Willaston summer fete and Rose Queen event

Sainsbury’s Nantwich funds Willaston summer fete and Rose Queen event

Sainsbury’s Nantwich has helped a local village secure the future of its Rose Queen and summer fete. Willaston Parish Council has been presented with a £100 community grant which will ensure the continuance of the annual event.

October 8, 2012
Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

A village green in Nantwich is to be officially renamed in honour of a late council stalwart. Willaston village green is to be called Mike Heywood Green in tribute to the former parish council chairman (pictured).

September 24, 2012
MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson put his Government promotion to good use in Nantwich – by opening a new nursery. The newly promoted junior minister for education cut the ribbon at the new Little Angels in Regents Park, off London Road.

September 12, 2012
Nantwich nursery stages graduation for pre-school youngsters

Nantwich nursery stages graduation for pre-school youngsters

Youngsters at a Nantwich nursery were seen off to school in style when staff staged their very own graduation. Dozens of pre-school children at Roundabouts, based in Willaston, enjoyed the event as they prepare to move up to primary school.

July 23, 2012
Nantwich primary school celebrates Artsmark Gold award

Nantwich primary school celebrates Artsmark Gold award

A Nantwich primary school is celebrating one of the highest accolades it can achieve for arts provision. Pear Tree School in Stapeley has been awarded Artsmark Gold status by the Arts Council of England.

July 12, 2012
Willaston teen swimmer Charlotte earns Sport Personality crown

Willaston teen swimmer Charlotte earns Sport Personality crown

Willaston swimming sensation Charlotte Bradbury has earned another accolade. The teenager has been crowned “Blue Bell Crewe Young Sports Personality of the Year” at an Olympic celebration event at De Vere Wychwood Park.

June 30, 2012
PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

By Jonathan White & Claire Faulkner Hundreds descended on Willaston to take part in the 33rd World Worm Charming Championships. More than 140 plots witnessed frantic activity for 30 minutes as teams tried to vibrate as many worms out of the ground as possible.

June 24, 2012