New-look marina ready to welcome the crowds at Salt Fair 2014

Winsford Guardian:

2:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE Salt Regatta will take place on Winsord’s new-look marina this weekend.

Police to highlight problems of excessive drinking in the county

Winsford Guardian: THE Mayor of Chard has raised concerns over underage drinking.

10:49am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE in Cheshire will be spending time this week highlighting the problems of alcohol abuse in the county.

Police hunt Winsford arsonist after home targetted

Winsford Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

10:56am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are hunting an arsonist after a Winsford property was targeted last weekend.

Winsford's unsung heroes sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

Winsford Guardian:

3:37pm Monday 15th September 2014

Community heroes from across Winsford are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'.

Trapped occupant freed from vehicle after Winsford road collision

Winsford Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

9:42am Monday 15th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a two-vehicle road traffic collision in Winsford on Saturday.

Winsford invited to URC's bicentennial Harvest fundraiser

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE United Reformed Church in Winsford will mark their bi-centennial celebrations with a special fundraising event.

Winsford Methodists to host coffee morning

Winsford Guardian: Macmillan nurses worlds biggest coffee morning

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING MacMillan coffee morning will be held at Chester Road Methodist Church, Winsford, between 10.30am-1pm on Saturday, September 27.

CWAC confirm Winsford Neighbourhood Plan vote date

Winsford Guardian: European election results

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

CHESHIRE West and Chester Council have confirmed that the referendum for the Winsford Neighbourhood Plan will take place on Thursday, October 23.

New hairdo for fundraising Winsford schoolgirl

Winsford Guardian:

12:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A KIND-hearted Winsford schoolgirl has said goodbye to her flowing locks in order to benefit young cancer patients.

Join the fun of the fair in Whitegate this weekend

Winsford Guardian: Afternoon tea is served.

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WHITEGATE Village Show gets under way tomorrow, September 13.

St Luke's Frock Stop comes to Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

ST LUKE’S big red bus visited Asda in Winsford as part of a fundraising swap-meet event.

Morrisons launch food education programme in Winsford and Middlewich

Winsford Guardian:

9:54am Friday 12th September 2014

MORRISONS is launching the Academy of Food in Winsford and Middlewich – a free education programme designed to help children understand where good food comes from.

Police appeal after Winsford fishing equipment thefts

Winsford Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

HIGH spec fishing equipment was stolen from a vehicle parked in Granville Square, Winsford, in the early hours of Monday, September 8.

Raise a glass for Winsford NMC during beer tasting event

Winsford Guardian: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

4:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WINSFORD’S Neuromuscular Centre charity will hold an evening of beer tasting to raise money for people with muscular dystrophy.

Bedroom gutted in two-home Winsford house blaze

Winsford Guardian:

2:47pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS attended a house blaze in Winsford that gutted an upstairs bedroom and spread into the roof space of the neighbouring property.

More homes planned for Winsford in two separate applications

Winsford Guardian: SOLD!: This year has got off to a promising start for many agents

1:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEW planning applications for Winsford seek to build 58 new homes across two sites in town.

Councillors warn Winsford against 'return to the 70s' with an NP 'No' vote

Winsford Guardian: Neighbourhood Plan Focus: Employment

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs cleared the Neighourhood Plan for referendum on October 23, and backed a raft of infrastructure investments across Winsford in the event of a ‘Yes’ vote.

Council leader calls for reunification of Cheshire

Winsford Guardian:

5:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHESHIRE East Council Leader, Councillor Michael Jones, is calling for the reunification of Cheshire in a bold move designed to bring back a county council for the borough.

Crown Prosecution Service is 'urgently reviewing' case of teenage driver charged following death of baby boy

Winsford Guardian: John Hamer pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Hereford Magistrates Court.

4:28pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE prosecution of a teenage driver who has been charged following the death of a one-year-old baby boy at a Runcorn travellers’ site is being urgently reviewed.

Winsford gets ready for waterways extravaganza during Salt Fair 2014

Winsford Guardian: Winsford Flash Sailing Club Sail For Gold Open Day

11:11am Tuesday 9th September 2014

NARROW boats from all over the country will start to arrive at Winsford’s brand new marina next week, ahead of the biggest waterside event the town has seen in decades.

Tickets available for Mary Duff concert at Winsford Academy

Winsford Guardian:

10:31am Tuesday 9th September 2014

COUNTRY and Irish singing sensation, Mary Duff, visits Winsford this Saturday, September 13, to perform in the Academy’s brand new theatre.

Ice bucket challenge craze spreads to Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE ice bucket challenge has spread to Winsford – with a local supermarket challenging their retail rivals to complete the fundraising craze.

Flashes campaigners point to Winsford fault lines beneath proposed housing site

Winsford Guardian: British Geological Survey reports map the faults running beneath Winsford, with the wider loop around the flashes indicating areas at risk of subsidence (10094620)

3:21pm Monday 8th September 2014

RESIDENTS opposed to a 240-home development in Ways Green believe geological faults running through Winsford Flashes makes the area unsuitable for development.

Pipe burst leads to underpass closure in Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A PIPE burst in Winsford flooded the underpass beneath Oakmere Road on Monday, September 1.

Dog fun day to be held in Winsford

Winsford Guardian: Picture by Martin Phelps

9:33am Monday 8th September 2014

A DOG fun day will be held at the ranger’s office in Weaver Valley Road on Sunday, September 14 between 12noon-4pm.

Winsford Academy fundraisers target dream Africa trip

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

WINSFORD Academy students have had a busy summer of fundraising for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa.

Police issue Winsford industrial estate illegal parking warning

Winsford Guardian: Travelling along the new Old Shoreham Road cycle lane in Hove

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

POLICE in Winsford said they would take enforcement measures if cycle lane parking issues in Road One of the Winsford Industrial Estate persist.

Winsford teenager charged following death of baby boy at Runcorn travellers' site

Winsford Guardian:

1:37pm Friday 5th September 2014

A TEENAGE driver from Winsford has been charged following the death of a baby boy at a Runcorn travellers’ site.

More charges following Winsford drugs raid

Winsford Guardian: Transport police division has only five minority background officers

11:00am Friday 5th September 2014

WINSFORD police arrested a man on class-A drugs charges following a house raid in Mendip Close.

Chance to discuss Winsford policing issues

Winsford Guardian:

10:00am Friday 5th September 2014

THE next Winsford Neighbourhood Policing Team community meeting will be held at Winsford Police Station, Collingham Way, Winsford, on Thursday, September 18, between 4pm and 5pm.

Winsford police make cannabis haul during bumper month of arrests

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

MORE than 108 cannabis plants have been seized by police in Winsford during a bumper month for drugs busts.

Winsford resident describes Ways Green car-crash horror - police make enquiries

Winsford Guardian: (10011852)

3:06pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AN eyewitness has described the shocking moment when a car carrying three people flipped onto its roof and ploughed through a garden wall in Winsford.

Police report 'downward trend' in Winsford crime stats

Winsford Guardian:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

RECORDED crime in the Winsford area has remained at a similar level throughout July and August.

Winsford actor finding fame over the pond in New York

Winsford Guardian: Former Verdin High School pupil, Liam Haynes, is pursuing a successful acting career in New York

10:21am Thursday 4th September 2014

A WINSFORD actor is in the frame for a glittering career after swapping Cheshire for the Big Apple.

CWAC give green light for Winsford Neighbourhood Plan referendum

Winsford Guardian: The plan features aspirational designs for the town such as improved cycle networks, leisure facilities and shops.

7:15pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CHESHIRE West and Chester Council have cleared the Winsford Neighbothood Plan (NP) to progress to a referendum on October 23.

Winsford residents want parking restrictions lifted

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WINSFORD residents are petitioning the council about zealous enforcement of ‘disgraceful’ parking regulations outside their homes.

Town council urges that new homes agreements are upheld

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WINSFORD Town Council have asked the borough authority to ensure that a developer adheres to landscaping agreements regarding more than a hundred new homes in town.

Badger vaccination scheme launched for Cheshire

Winsford Guardian: Farmers say badgers spread bovine TB and that a cull is needed because of the devastating impact the disease is having on livestock

3:15pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The Government has launched a scheme to vaccinate badgers in Cheshire against bovine tuberculosis as part of efforts to tackle the disease in livestock.

CWAC plan 300 homes for former Woodford Lodge site in Winsford

Winsford Guardian: The lease for Little Budworth Country Park was up for renewal by Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWAC) this month.

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WINSFORD’S former Woodford Lodge High School will be used for the development of more than 300 houses under borough council plans.

Excitement builds ahead of Winsford Salt Fair 2014

Winsford Guardian: Salt Mine workers scrape crystals from the salt pan brine. Pans like this one were the origin of the Good Friday Balls tradition

11:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

EXCITEMENT continues to build in Winsford ahead of the town’s third annual – and biggest ever – Salt Fair.

Firefighters deal with Winsford van blaze

Winsford Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

10:38am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS attended a vehicle blaze in Winsford.

Famed Irish folk singer to perform in Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

4:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

IRISH folk singer and Daniel O’Donnell cohort, Mary Duff, will perform in Winsford next week.

Call for re-think on 'light-blocking' trees in Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

10:42am Monday 1st September 2014

A WINSFORD resident is appealing to the council to re-think their position on large trees that he says are blocking light to homes.

St Joseph's playgroup back for September

Winsford Guardian:

10:07am Monday 1st September 2014

KIDS can enjoy playtime at new sessions for parents and children in Winsford.

North West Ambulance Service forms partnership with police to make Cheshire roads safer

Winsford Guardian: LIFE SUPPORT: Defibrillators can be used, even by people with no medical knowledge, to save lives

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

CHESHIRE roads will soon be even made safer thanks to a life-saving donation from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

Rape not recorded as a crime at Cheshire Police - inspection finds

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

GENUINE reports of rape are not being recognised as a crime by Cheshire Police, meaning victims may not be supported, according to a critical report published today.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Winsford Guardian:

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Documents signal beginning of the revolution for Winsford shopping centre

Winsford Guardian: Shops closed in the Winsford Cross Shopping Centre as a result of the roof collapse

11:40am Friday 29th August 2014

WINSFORD’S beleaguered shopping centre may finally get the shot in the arm it needs according to documents revealed today by Cheshire West and Chester Council.

Council announces major investment in Winsford in the event of NP 'Yes' vote

Winsford Guardian: Shops closed in the Winsford Cross Shopping Centre as a result of the roof collapse

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Council chiefs will next week be asked to endorse a blueprint to create a platform for the 'comprehensive regeneration of Winsford.'

Rape not recorded as a crime at Cheshire Police - inspection finds

Winsford Guardian:

5:38pm Thursday 28th August 2014

GENUINE reports of rape are not being recognised as crimes by Cheshire Police meaning victims are not being supported, according to a critical report published today.

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