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Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal. But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

May 9, 2013
Nantwich pub’s Crewe Alex quiz night raises £540

Nantwich pub’s Crewe Alex quiz night raises £540

Crewe Alexandra goalkeeper Steve Phillips said he was stunned at how much a Nantwich pub quiz helped to raise. The Peacock, in Willaston, staged the quiz which saw many of Crewe’s Wembley heroes auctioned off.

April 26, 2013
Wistaston villagers speak out at Gladman 330-house plan exhibition

Wistaston villagers speak out at Gladman 330-house plan exhibition

By Jonathan White Scores of villagers crammed into Wistaston Memorial Hall to view plans unveiled by Gladman Homes for 330 new properties. The public exhibition showed plans for the homes on land known locally as ‘Witter’s Field’, in Wistaston.

April 22, 2013
Nantwich man guilty of illegal gas work for nearly eight years

Nantwich man guilty of illegal gas work for nearly eight years

A Nantwich man has been found guilty of putting lives at risk by illegally carrying out gas work at three homes. Duncan Johnstone, 52, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after he worked while pretending to be a registered gas fitter.

April 19, 2013
Willaston residents call for Meadow View site parking help

Willaston residents call for Meadow View site parking help

Residents and councillors in Willaston are calling on home builders to resolve parking problems on a new development. Villagers say vehicles being parked on grass verges on the new Meadow View development are leaving the verges “unsightly” and causing an “eyesore”.

April 4, 2013
Willaston residents fight 21 homes plan for Cheerbrook Road site

Willaston residents fight 21 homes plan for Cheerbrook Road site

Willaston residents have hit out at plans to build 21 new homes on land off Cheerbrook Road, Nantwich. They believe the village cannot cope with more houses which will increase traffic, loss of open space and put pressure on local services.

March 18, 2013
Tributes paid after death of ex Nantwich councillor John Beech

Tributes paid after death of ex Nantwich councillor John Beech

Friends and family have paid tribute to former Crewe and Nantwich borough councillor John Beech who has died. John served on several public bodies during a distinguished career, representing the Acton ward of Nantwich for 14 years.

March 8, 2013
Elvis tribute to stage ‘One in Eleven Appeal’ gig in Nantwich

Elvis tribute to stage ‘One in Eleven Appeal’ gig in Nantwich

Elvis fans will be All Shook Up when top tribute artist Paul Larcombe performs in Nantwich for the One in Eleven Appeal. Larcombe, who performs as Pure Presley the first UK Elvis tribute to be officially endorsed by Graceland, will stage the concert in Willaston.

March 8, 2013
Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors are calling for the village to be switched into the Nantwich Local Area Partnership from Crewe. They say the village has a stronger connection to Nantwich, says Willaston Parish Council.

February 27, 2013
Councillors meet Willaston residents over Malbank ‘walk-to-school’ fears

Councillors meet Willaston residents over Malbank ‘walk-to-school’ fears

A senior Council Cabinet member met with Willaston residents over fears about a planned walk-to-school route in Nantwich. Cllr Rachel Bailey, leading the home-to-school transport review, attended a public meeting to listen to residents’ views on the proposed route to Malbank School.

January 17, 2013
The Peacock in Nantwich to join “Pyjama Project” in aid of Honeypot kids

The Peacock in Nantwich to join “Pyjama Project” in aid of Honeypot kids

A Nantwich pub is launching a campaign to help provide bedtime packs to child carers aged 5 to 12. The Peacock, Crewe Road, Willaston, is joining in “The Pyjama Project” in National Storytelling Week, January 26 to February 2.

January 9, 2013
Willaston councillor angry over Newcastle Road street light switch off

Willaston councillor angry over Newcastle Road street light switch off

A Willaston councillor is calling for street lights along a busy route in the Nantwich village to be switched back on. Newcastle Road falls under the new Cheshire East Council initiative to switch off or reduce street lighting to cut costs.

December 3, 2012
Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

December 1, 2012