Bike ride could save men’s lives

Winsford Guardian: The exterior of the treatment centre at Leighton Hospital.

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FUNDRAISING Winsford cyclists who rode a gruelling circuit of Britain’s canal network have generated £2,480 for charity.

Firefighters announce more strike action for next month

Winsford Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

2:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have this week issued a further eight day period of strike action for next month after revealing the government had not improved their pension proposals.

Experiments to create a passion for science in school

Winsford Guardian:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CHILDREN from Wharton C of E Primary School have teamed up with engineers from Manchester Metropolitan University to develop a fun science experiment game.

Town commemorates World War 1 heroes

Winsford Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS gathered in Winsford town centre to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War 1.

Garden prizes for talented children at RHS Show

Winsford Guardian:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WINSFORD’S schools wowed RHS judges at the Tatton Show this week.

Fantastic turnout for walk to work

Winsford Guardian:

2:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Winsford 1-5 Group organised a walk and cycle to work day for all the 4,000 estate workers on Winsford Industrial Estate.

Mum pleads with thieves: 'Leave Erin's grave alone'

Winsford Guardian:

10:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DISTRAUGHT mum Rachel Thomas-Rees is appealing to callous thieves to return precious items stolen from her daughter’s grave.

Former Timelord returns for cult Cheshire movie production

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Cheshire-based team behind a cult sci-fi series have taken their worldwide audio hit to the big screen, in a movie prologue featuring stars from Dr Who and Blackadder.

Pet Labrador escapes vicious Winsford dog attack with £1,000 vet bill

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A WINSFORD mother is calling for law changes, after her Labrador was viciously attacked by another dog in front of her two young daughters.

Residents ready to fight Winsford housing development

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

WINSFORD residents are mobilising to fight another speculative housing development in one of the town’s most scenic locations.

Family 'greatly affected' by Winsford child grave thefts

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE in Winsford are appealing for information after a child’s grave was targeted by thieves for the second time.

Winsford charity volunteer appeal

Winsford Guardian: Winsford Neuromuscular Centre adds more star names

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE Neuromuscular Centre in Winsford is currently appealing for volunteers to help it deliver various fundraising events and support people affected by muscular dystrophy.

Rain doesn't dampen inaugural Winsford Walk to Work

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Winsford 1-5 Group organised a walk and cycle to work day for all the 4,000 estate workers on Winsford Industrial Estate.

Cyclists complete canal challenge for lifesaving Winsford charity

Winsford Guardian: Prostate Cancer UK Fundraiser - Sober Night Challenge

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

FUNDRAISING Winsford cyclists who rode a gruelling circuit of Britain’s canal network have generated £2,480 for charity.

VIDEO: And now the weather forecast... for dogs

Winsford Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, and proud Chihuahua owner, David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye delivers a knockout performance of a completely different kind today as he presents the world’s first-ever weather forecast just for dogs.

Winsford allotments celebrate 90th birthday at open day

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WINSFORD’S award-winning Over Allotments turned 90-years-old at the weekend during a fun-packed annual open day event.

Art winner brands Winsford Academy eco-schools project

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CREATIVE students at the Winsford Academy took part in a design competition to find an official logo for their eco-schools project.

Winsford Academy headteacher welcomes new trust sponsorship

Winsford Guardian: Winsford E-ACT Academy’s 1,100 pupils take their first steps in the new £20m complex.

11:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Winsford Academy has found a new sponsor following the withdrawal of the E-ACT chain.

Make an appointment to see your MP

Winsford Guardian: CASH FOR ACCESS: What is going on now in the House of Commons?

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

EDDISBURY MP, Stephen O’Brien, is holding a surgery for constituents on Friday, July 25 at Winsford Conservative Club, Fern Villa, Ways Green, Winsford, CW7 4AN between 4.30-6pm.

Winsford U3A take aim for special Great War library exhibition

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LEE-Enfield Mark III rifle forms part of a fascinating display of First World War memorabilia at Winsford Library next month.

Winsford man appears in court on drugs charges

Winsford Guardian:

11:01am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WINSFORD man will appear in Crown Court on drugs charges after a house raid in Winsford.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area of Winsford? The Office of National Statistics has released a quiz challenging your knowledge

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

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

How many people in Winsford have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Olympian Tweddle backs St Luke's colourful fundraiser

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OLYMPIC gymnast Beth Tweddle is urging people to support Winsford’s St Luke’s Hospice by taking part in the Run or Dye 5k colour run.

Disney's Frozen features at Winsford open air cinema event

Winsford Guardian: Open Air Cinema

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WINSFORD charity will hold an open air cinema event next week.

Grants up for grabs from Gannett

Winsford Guardian: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

2:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Winsford Guardian is once again offering charities in the area the chance to apply for a Gannett grant, with between £5,000 and £10,000 on offer.

Winsford man stages huge marathon challenge for St Lukes

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WINSFORD man will run a marathon every week in order to complete an epic 1,000 mile fundraiser for St Luke’s Hospice.

Firefighters continue action after eight-day strike

Winsford Guardian: VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

10:56am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Cheshire have come to the end of their eight-day strike, but will continue with further action.

Top cop receives rare honour for knife robbery arrest

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LOCAL law enforcer received a rare honour for helping catch a knife-wielding thug who robbed a pregnant woman at a cash machine in Winsford.

Morrisons to remove trolley locks at Winsford store

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

MORRISONS has removed all trolley locks at its Nat Lane store in Winsford, following customer feedback that called for quicker and easier shopping trips.

Winsford MP welcomes employment statistics

Winsford Guardian: Job centre - jobs

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

WINSFORD’S MP has welcomed new figures that indicate fewer people are relying on Jobseeker’s Allowance in Eddisbury.

More homes planned for Winsford flashes

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ANOTHER property developer is planning to build hundreds of new houses on the edge of Winsford Flashes.

Police called after Winsford street skirmish

Winsford Guardian: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

WINSFORD police were called to a large disturbance in Seven Walk on the evening of Friday, July 11.

Oak View choir puts school on key for year ahead

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

OAK View Academy’s headteacher was full of praise for the school’s young songbirds.

Highways Agency and Met Office warning ahead of predicted weekend thunderstorms

Winsford Guardian: A large pool of water appeared next to Epsom Downs Racecourse last week following heavy rain

3:25pm Friday 18th July 2014

ROAD users across England - including those in the north west - are being warned to take extra care during heavy, thundery showers expected this weekend.

Historic Winsford bridge open to traffic after six month overhaul

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A 150-year-old road bridge near Winsford is all set for the next century thanks to a six-month restoration project.

'Substantial' cannabis find at Winsford address

Winsford Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE uncovered what they described as a ‘substantial’ amount of cannabis plants being grown at a Winsford address.

Young apprentice to care for Winsford's great outdoors

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WINSFORD’S great outdoors is in safe hands after a new apprentice was appointed to care for the town’s green spaces.

New Specials welcomed to Cheshire Constabulary in Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

NEW Special Constabulary recruits were welcomed to fold during a special ceremony at the Police Headquarters in Winsford.

Crowds celebrate Winsford's finest at On The Fringe 2014

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE sun came out over the Flashes for another packed weekend of entertainment during On The Fringe 2014.

21 arrests in Cheshire as part of vast anti-paedophile operation

Winsford Guardian: SAFETY FEATURES: Google and Microsoft are to make it harder to access child abuse images on the internet

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHESHIRE Constabulary has arrested 21 people from across the county as part of a nationwide operation to target online paedophiles.

Eat, drink and be merry at Little Budworth beer festival

Winsford Guardian: A pint of beer

4:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE FINEST ales will be available at the Egerton Arms Beer Festival in Little Budworth this weekend.

Drivers using the M56, A556 and M6 in Cheshire advised to plan alternative routes during Tatton Flower Show

Winsford Guardian: Diversions in place while roads are resurfaced

11:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Highways Agency is reminding drivers using the M56, A556 and M6 in Cheshire that the annual RHS Tatton Show is taking place later this month.

Winsford pub makes prestigious national awards final

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

STAFF at the Red Lion in Winsford were celebrating after the pub made the final of a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Electrical fault sets Winsford quad bike ablaze

Winsford Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a quad bike ablaze in Winsford on Saturday, July 12.

Winsford Weaver Vale tenants sought for gardening contest

Winsford Guardian: BLOOMING LOVELY: Richmond District Council's annual summer garden competition kicks off next month.

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WEAVER Vale Housing Trust is encouraging green-fingered tenants in Winsford to enter its annual garden competition.

Firefighters called to cooker fire at Winsford play barn

Winsford Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to an industrial oven fire at a children’s play barn in Winsford on Friday, July 11.

Mayor puts best foot forward at tea dance

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

WINSFORD’S town mayor put her best foot forward at the Lifestyle Centre on July 9.

Appeal after woman targetted in 'serious' Moulton assault

Winsford Guardian: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

3:50pm Monday 14th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted while walking along a main road near Moulton.

Former Red Caps sought for Cheshire RMPA

Winsford Guardian: FREEDOM CEREMONY: Soldiers of 150 Provost Company Royal Military Police receive Afghan medals from the Mayor of Richmond, Councillor Barry Heap, at Richmond Castle yesterday

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

FORMER Red Caps from mid-Cheshire are being sought to swell the ranks of the Royal Military Police Association.

Anger over town council WINCAP discussions

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A FORMER trustee of WINCAP said he is ‘heartbroken’ at its demise and ‘disgusted’ that town council conversations about the defunct charity have gone on behind closed doors.

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