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Willaston village sign to make way for new flower feature

Willaston village sign to make way for new flower feature

Residents in Willaston are bloomin happy after council bosses agreed to move the village sign to make way for a new flower bed. The ‘Willaston’ road sign at the junction of Wistaston Road and Crewe Road will be moved so a flower feature can be planted at one of the main entrances to the village.

March 12, 2012
Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Safety work has been carried out on the A500 footbridge at Willaston in Nantwich, after residents’ complaints. Broken street lights and a lack of gritting during dark, icy periods had left the bridge in a dangerous state, residents said.

February 21, 2012
Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

A Willaston group is among dozens of organisations to receive funding in the latest round of Cheshire East Council community grants. Willaston Community Opportunities Group (COG) has welcomed a £300 grant which will help fund two more local walk leaflets.

February 14, 2012
Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

A talented swimmer from Nantwich hoping to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics, has linked up with a college Fitness Academy to boost her performance. Charlotte Bradbury is hoping to compete in the 200m breaststroke event in London if she secures a place at final trials this month.

February 13, 2012
Police seek witnesses to road incident in Willaston

Police seek witnesses to road incident in Willaston

Police want witnesses to an accident outside Redsands Children Centre in Willaston, Nantwich. The incident involved a 22-year-old woman was driving her silvery blue Peugeot 206 towards Crewe when she possibly collided with a cyclist.

January 25, 2012
Willaston councillor’s party to raise cash for village causes

Willaston councillor’s party to raise cash for village causes

A Willaston councillor is staging a birthday celebration to help raise money for village causes. Cllr Brian Silvester’s party on the evening of January 21 takes place at Willaston Social Club.

January 19, 2012
Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

A Nantwich village is to undergo flood prevention work as part of new funding granted to Cheshire East Council. The Coppice Road/Wistaston Road area of Willaston is to undergo a flood alleviation scheme after the council secured £780,000.

January 16, 2012
Nantwich mum lands key London Olympics security role

Nantwich mum lands key London Olympics security role

A Nantwich mum-of-five is flying the flag for Cheshire businesswomen after landing a top role with next year’s London Olympics. Eileen Williams, whose ESTC firm is based in Nantwich, will take up her public welfare position with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) in January.

December 16, 2011
Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

A Willaston councillor has welcomed new tree planting by local developers in the Nantwich village. Cheshire East Cllr Brian Silvester helped Kirk and James Shenton to plant the three trees alongside Wistaston Road.

December 5, 2011
Nantwich ex Royal Marine smashes world record

Nantwich ex Royal Marine smashes world record

A former Royal Marine from Nantwich has smashed the world record for running the fastest mile in the world with a 40lb pack on his back. Lee Riley, of Willaston, who ran the mile to raise money for the Royal British Legion, completed it in 5 mins and 16.9 secs.

November 12, 2011
Fire crews tackle Willaston rubbish blaze

Fire crews tackle Willaston rubbish blaze

Firefighters from Nantwich were called out to tackle a rubbish fire on Cheerbrook Road, Willaston. Crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel shortly before 10am today (November 7). The cause is being investigated.

November 7, 2011
Willaston praised in Cheshire Community Pride competition

Willaston praised in Cheshire Community Pride competition

Willaston has received two awards in this year’s Cheshire Community Pride competition. The Nantwich village won accolades for its Willaston Reach magazine  and was highly commended in the Community Spirit category.

November 7, 2011
Accident at Willaston level crossing causes rail delays

Accident at Willaston level crossing causes rail delays

Rail travellers between Nantwich and Crewe were delayed today after an accident at Willaston level crossing. Police had to close the rail line temporarily after the accident involving a lorry at the crossing at around 4pm on November 2.

November 3, 2011