Council warns residents to look out for rogue traders

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

10:15am Thursday 30th October 2014

AS part of National Consumer Week 2014 residents in Winsford are being urged to look out for rogue doorstep traders preying on elderly and vulnerable neighbours.

Cheshire families still struggling with basic costs of childcare

Winsford Guardian: Youngsters who attend pre-school gaining better exams results, Sam Gyimah said

5:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Families in Cheshire are paying a staggering £32m a year to meet the most basic costs of their children’s schooling, new research reveals today.

Cheshire Police issue Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night advice

Winsford Guardian:

10:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

HALLOWEEN will be here soon and Cheshire Police are launching ‘Op Treacle’ to remind people to act responsibly and stay safe whilst enjoying the night.

Ricky's one last challenge for St Luke's

Winsford Guardian:

10:08am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A WINSFORD man who has completed a 1,000 mile fundraising challenge for St Luke’s Hospice is all set for one last mammoth effort – running four marathons in four days.

HS2 recommendations: How it will affect Cheshire

Winsford Guardian: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

10:10am Monday 27th October 2014

THIS morning will see Sir David Higgins announce the recommendations for HS2. Click here for how it will affect Cheshire.

Let's get physical

1:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CHESHIRE charity is offering £25,000 of investment to get people in the county moving.

Winsford votes to adopt Neighbourhood Plan

Winsford Guardian: A long-term aspiration of NP is to improve movement by all modes, including walking, cycling, public transport and private car.

9:07am Friday 24th October 2014

Winsford has voted to adopt the town’s Neighbourhood Plan.

6 Halloween recipes for frighteningly good grub

Winsford Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The spookiest night of the year is a great excuse for throwing a party. Kate Whiting offers some treats to tempt even the most reluctant Halloween fan

Thoughtful spinners rally to honour Winsford trainer's late mother

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PERSONAL trainer from Winsford will spend six hours in the saddle during a gruelling spinathon in memory of her late mother.

Cantoris choir return to Winsford for eclectic performance

Winsford Guardian: music note (11680289)

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Cantoris chamber choir return to Winsford for a special performance conducted by Ken Fayle next month.

Winsford community music scheme is music to ears of local bands

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TOWN centre rehearsal space and community instrument loans were music to the ears of Winsford residents last weekend.

Blooming marvellous flower event to be held in Winsford

Winsford Guardian: Best of the bunch: Tulips

3:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MID Cheshire Flower Club’s Annual Open Meeting is due to be held in the Winsford Lifestyle Centre on Wednesday, November 12 at 7.30pm.

'No' Neighbourhood Plan lobby argue questions remain unanswered

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE three residents groups leading the No campaign are hoping that the electorate will vote against adopting the Winsford Neighbourhood Plan.

'Yes' Neighbourhood Plan banners torn down accross Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNING ahead of the Winsford Neighbourhood Plan referendum reached new levels this week – with ‘Yes’ banners town torn down by unknown assailants.

Winsford dance maestro honoured with top lifetime achievement award

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN internationally renowned dance pioneer from Winsford has been awarded the industry’s highest accolade.

Asda Winsford offer spooky, sweet toothed prize in Kids' Halloween art contest

Winsford Guardian:

4:37pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

KIDS can win a cauldron full of sweets in Asda Winsford’s spooky Halloween competition.

Newly refurbished play area torched by vandals in Winsford

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

‘SICK vandals’ have caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to popular play park in Wharton – which was only upgraded earlier this year following a previous attack.

Winsford police make arrests in drug crackdown

Winsford Guardian: A police car worth £10,000 was stolen by thieves

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE in Winsford continued their operation against drugs supply in the town.

Jobs saved in Winsford as Vodaphone takes over Phones 4U

Winsford Guardian: New Vodafone shop in Winsford (11649454)

3:53pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE former Phones 4U store in Jubilee Way has reopened as Vodafone Winsford saving five jobs.

Firefighters called to Winsford skip fire

Winsford Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Winsford were called out to deal with a skip fire in Weaver Vale Road.

Winsford police make arrest after Arson attack

Winsford Guardian:

10:19am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE in Winsford have arrested a man in connection with a malicious fire at a property in Launceston Close.

MEP Paul Nuttall denies he played 'Bungle' in children's TV show Rainbow

Winsford Guardian: MEP Paul Nuttall

12:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

NORTH West MEP Paul Nuttall has denied that he used to play the character Bungle in the 1970s classic children's TV show Rainbow.

Gales and heavy rain on the way

Winsford Guardian:

10:37am Monday 20th October 2014

THE remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in the UK later today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Police gun checks will asses Cheshire crime patterns

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

OFFICERS will make unannounced security checks on shotgun and firearms certificate holders around Cheshire over the coming months.

Soap actor to perform at Winsford charity's fundraiser

Winsford Guardian: Winsford Neuromuscular Centre adds more star names

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

AN EMMERDALE actor is set to perform at a Winsford charity’s festive fundraiser next month.

Cheshire Police issue warning over telephone scam

Winsford Guardian: PHONE THREATS: Scam callers can turn nasty

1:37pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHESHIRE Police are warning people across the county to be on their guard following reports of suspicious phone calls.

Winsford MP backs fight against little-known cancer

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

WINSFORD’S MP, Stephen O’Brien, attended a reception at the Palace of Westminster to show his support for efforts to tackle the relatively unknown oesophageal cancer.

Winning Winsford bids announced in Your Money Your Choice event

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

CROWDS packed into the Lifestyle Centre to decide which worthy local causes would get a cut of council funding as part of the third annual Your Money Your Choice event.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

Winsford Guardian: John Anyon        14/10/14    42147296

PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483612)

10:06am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have dreamed up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Council warns of anti-social behaviour return if development gets go-ahead

Winsford Guardian: The Youth Offending Service aims to stop young people reoffending

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ANTI-Social behaviour could return to an area of Winsford if a proposed housing development goes ahead – the town council have warned.

Campaigners step up action ahead of Neighbourhood Plan vote

Winsford Guardian: A long-term aspiration of NP is to improve movement by all modes, including walking, cycling, public transport and private car.

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

WITH only a week to go before votes are cast in the Winsford Neighbourhood Plan referendum on October 23, campaigners on both sides of the debate have been having their say.

Army supports Winsford veterans' charity

Winsford Guardian: Best pic?MOVING SALUTE, One of York's most prominent WW2 veterans, Ken Smith remembers the 100th anniversary of the start of the great war at York Cemetery ahead of a ceremony. pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8929618)

9:19am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN Army regiment is supporting one of its former soldiers from Little Budworth, near Winsford, in his aim to build a respite and rejuvenation centre for military veterans.

Winsford woman reaches Miss Plus Size finals

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A WINSFORD lady is proving that big is beautiful after reaching the finals of a prestigious national pageant.

Winsford pub to stage beer festival

Winsford Guardian: Beer Festival

11:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BEER enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a range of ten real ales from across the world, alongside beers from the UK, during a 17 day festival at a Winsford pub.

Firefighters called to another Winsford bin blaze

Winsford Guardian: Crewe wheelie bin fire witnesses sought

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS attended a wheelie bin fire in Dee Way on Monday, October 13.

Fundraising trim for Winsford supermarket shoppers

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CUSTOMERS had a hair-raising experience in Winsford’s Asda store last week.

Tiger Trailers deliver Winsford jobs boost

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A LEADING trailer manufacturer is looking to double its workforce after opening its factory in Winsford’s Road One flagship industrial estate.

Teenage Winsford driver charged following death of baby at Runcorn travellers' site is cleared of all blame

Winsford Guardian:

1:12pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TEENAGE driver charged following the death of a baby boy at a Runcorn travellers’ site has been cleared of all blame in court today.

Winsford and Wharton libraries to hold computer literacy events

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

COMPUTER novices in Winsford can learn how to use the internet and useful websites during forthcoming library events.

United Utilities apologise for 'coincidental' double pipe burst in Winsford

Winsford Guardian: Multi-million pound Wirral sewerage upgrade in pipeline

3:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

UNITED Utilities have apologised for two separate pipe bursts that shut off water in Winsford, causing traffic chaos and school closures.

Charity music project to stage Winsford open day

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A WINSFORD project that provides instruments and rehearsal space to local music groups and singers will hold an open day this weekend.

Taster sessions for aspiring Winsford firefighters

Winsford Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

FIRE chiefs are inviting anyone who wants to see if they've got what it takes to be a firefighter to come along to two taster events in Winsford.

Leighton and Victoria Infirmary affected byMonday's NHS strike action

Winsford Guardian: File photo dated 07/12/10 of an NHS logo. Social enterprises are being allowed to take over £900 million of NHS services without safeguards to ensure they save the taxpayer money and will not go bust, a watchdog has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

THE NHS has warned that some services at Leighton Hospital in Crewe and the Victoria Infirmary in Northwich could be affected by forthcoming industrial action.

Winsford police seek 'mindless damage' offenders on Wharton Estate

Winsford Guardian: Police warning after thefts in car parks

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

POLICE in Winsford have reported an increase in anti-social behaviour on the Wharton Estate.

Winsford mini moto seized as part of police crackdown

Winsford Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

POLICE in Winsford seized a mini-moto motorbike in Esk Road on Saturday, September 27.

Winsford campaigner is guest speaker at top Euro cancer convention

Winsford Guardian: Winsford lifesaver calls on greater prostate cancer testing

4:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

WINSFORD cancer campaigner, Gary Steele, has been invited to speak at the European Prostate Cancer Coalition convention in Brussels this month.

Court appearance follows Winsford drugs search

Winsford Guardian:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

WINSFORD Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a drugs warrant at an address in Berkeley Rise, Winsford.

Worthy Winsfordians vie for council funding at special event

Winsford Guardian:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

WORTHY Winsford initiatives will vie for funding during the town council’s third annual Your Money Your Choice event.

VIDEO: Why the long face? Horse walks into Winsford Police HQ...

Winsford Guardian:

4:04pm Thursday 9th October 2014

It sounds like the start of a bad joke, but a horse really did walk into the Cheshire Police headquarters in Winsford on Monday morning.

£20,000 windfall to help river pollution

Winsford Guardian: VIDEO: Man pulled from River Weaver

10:40am Thursday 9th October 2014

POLLUTED waterways in mid Cheshire will be targeted thanks to a cash boost from a water company.


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