Tag Archives: Wistaston

Police seek witnesses to Wistaston accident on A534 Crewe Road

Police at accident scene

Police want to trace witnesses to an accident which left a pensioner seriously injured in Wistaston, near Nantwich.

The accident happened on the A534 Crewe Road, where a blue Land Rover Discovery travelling from Nantwich area hit a pedestrian near to the junction with Laidon Avenue.

Wistaston teenager raises £187 for Sport Relief in 12-hour “tennis-athon”

George Raiswell, tennis fundraiser in Wistaston

A Wistaston teenager raised almost £200 after competing in an exhausting 12-hour “tennis-athon”.

George Raiswell, aged 13, played from 7am to 7pm at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club in aid of Sport Relief.

Wistaston campaigners call on more to fight Witters Field housing plans

Wistaston HOW campaigners

Campaigners in Wistaston near Nantwich are urging residents to lodge objections against a 300-home development before it’s too late.

Gladman Developments wants to build up to 300 houses on land off Church Lane, in Wistaston, known locally as Witters Field.

Wistaston runner tackles London Marathon for Mind

Becky Rendall

A Wistaston woman is putting herself through the pain barrier by running the London Marathon for Mind.

Becky Rendall, 23, will tackle the 26-mile race on April 13, and is hoping to raise £2,000 to help the cause.

Wistaston campaigners face inquiry over Gladman “Witter’s Field” plan

Gladman public exhibition in Wistaston, April 19 2013

Another controversial housing scheme near Nantwich is to go to public inquiry after it was kicked out by Cheshire East planners.

Gladman’s proposal for 300 homes on land at “Witter’s Fields” in Wistaston was rejected after scores of objections were lodged.

Faulty fridge sparked fire which killed Wistaston pensioner

fire engine (freefotouk)

A blaze which killed a pensioner in her bungalow in Wistaston was started by a faulty fridge, fire chiefs believe.

Irene Garratt, 74, was found dead by fire crews battling the blaze on Prior Close.

Woman found dead after house fire in Wistaston street

Police incident tape (pic by Freefotouk)

A woman has died after a house fire in Wistaston.

The victim was found by fire crews from Nantwich and Crewe as they searched the property on Prior Close, Wistaston.

A534 safety campaigners in Willaston and Wistaston step up battle

A534 Nantwich Road crash damage

More residents have backed calls for a safety review of the A534 Crewe/Nantwich Road through Willaston and Wistaston.

A campaign to make the road safer is being led by Cheshire East’s Wistaston councillors Margaret Simon and Jacquie Weatherill.

Ukulele concert in Wistaston in aid of Rose Queen’s charity


A concert in aid of Wistaston Rose Queen Naomi Barker’s charity will take place on March 8.

The ukulele concert in aid of Alder Hey Children’s Charity will be staged at St Mary’s Church Hall on Church Lane, Wistaston.

Wrenbury hosts broadband drop-in event for Nantwich villages

superfast broadband telecoms box (pic by Mike Cattell)

Residents and businesses in Nantwich can find out more this week about the roll out of high-speed fibre broadband in Cheshire.

Connecting Cheshire will enable 80,000 premises to tap into high-speed fibre broadband over the next 18 months.

Willaston and Wistaston residents’ plea over spate of A534 accidents

A534 Nantwich Road crash damage

Residents  in Willaston and Wistaston are demanding action to make the busy A534 road safer after a spate of accidents.

Homeowners have joined local councillors in calling for Cheshire East Council to review the speed limit and safety of the route.

Police launch drivers appeal over Nantwich cyclist A530 death

Stewart Gandy

Police want to trace two drivers who may be key witnesses to the road accident near Nantwich which killed cyclist Stewart Gandy.

Mr Gandy (pictured) was in collision with a lorry as he rode his bike along the A530 Whitchurch Road in Baddington.

Christmas houses help light up Nantwich and Crewe

Salisbury Avenue, Crewe, Christmas lights story

Families across Nantwich and Crewe have been lighting up their homes for Christmas.

These pictures by Nantwichnews contributor Jonathan White show the efforts households have been making to bring festive cheer.

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