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Mee Brow play area set for regeneration project

Palms School of Dance

Palms School of Dance celebrates 10th birthday

HS2 puts future of Croft in serious danger, says councillor

From l-r: Sue Barlow, Ann Raymond, Sue Dodd, Pam Todd and Stockton Heath Parish Council chairman Celia Jordan DG_129001

Purple Flag 'will always fly in Stockton Heath's heart' – signs in place to showcase achievements

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Appleton tree suffering from 'serious fungal infection' could be cut down

Appleton tree suffering from 'serious fungal infection' could be cut down

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A shot of the Ring O'Bells from Google Maps

Application to turn Lower Stretton pub into asset of community value submitted

Brian Johnston from Axon Resourcing

Community hub and firm’s new faces - things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Councillors Chris Vobe, Matt Smith and Jacqui Johnson

Campaign launched to stamp out dog fouling in Culcheth and Glazebury

Yoga for youngsters and knitting sessions - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Yoga for youngsters and knitting sessions - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Support for Croft residents after Christmas flooding

Madeleine Holder (l) with Nora Carlin               Photo by Hazel Hughes Photography

Volunteers to stage 24-hour challenge to help desperate Syrians next week

Youngsters at the pre-school hope they will be protected by the sails in summer MBC8115

Appleton pre-school bidding to get £15k for sails to protect youngsters from summer sun

74-year-old Pete Williams is building a speed racer with a jet engine. He's hoping to go up to 300mph on it when it's ready for testing

74-year-old speed demon Pete aiming for 300mph with his jet engine powered racer

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Croft solar farm plans thrown out by council

Spire Cheshire Hospital surgeon Gerard Lambe

Plastic surgeons warn residents to think before going 'under the knife'

Le Bistrot Pierre directors John Whitehead (l) and Robert Beacham

French restaurant group with Stockton Heath branch receives £9.8m investment

'Calendar girl' Janice Mutimer. Picture: Martin O'Neill

Move over Calendar Girls, meet the SwingRoc girls and boys

Members of Encore Productions have been busy entertaining residents

Theatre group puts on Christmas cheer for residents with fundraising concerts

Walton Hall

Fears over 'demise' of cultural activity at Walton Hall

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Ellie Titchard and Susan Carter from Stretton Post Office DGW011215

Stretton Post Office staff celebrate after scooping best branch accolade

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Matt Fiddes Martial Arts students compete in the annual British championships

Medal haul for Matt Fiddes Martial Arts

David Hill with one of the Christmas trees

General manager provides Christmas spark at French Stockton Heath restaurant

Free school bus travel to continue in Croft for 'foreseeable future'

Cllr Brian Axcell next to the speed meter in Appleton

Path reopens and new container service – things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Holly Roach has been named one of the UK's outstanding students

'Role model' sixth form student from Appleton recognised for contribution to town

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Poppy Noden in Nepal

Birchwood fire cadet helps create school for Nepal students after devastating earthquake

Elan Homes' site in Walton

Developer with Lower Walton site offering sellers chance to enjoy 'speedier' move

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CSO Steve Dodd, Ruth Harrison, Rob Anderson, Thomas Housby, Insp Neil Drum, Christine Housby and Ch Insp Peter Shaw

Culcheth officers turn Scout hut into 'community base' after police overhaul

Jonathan Levy is enjoying his time on Stockton Heath Parish Council

Youngest Stockton Heath parish councillor reflects on first six months serving 'thriving' village

Rhona Mackay

Former Culcheth student to attempt hula hoop world record challenge – on top of a volcano

From l-r: Pupils Aisling Hughes, Olivia Smith, Sarah Ashcroft and Cara Gregory MBS161015

St Monica's pupils indulge in ice cream to celebrate Ofsted report

Ricky Tickner has joined the team at Walton Hall and Gardens children's zoo MBS091015

Children enjoy zoo keeper experience during Animal Hour at Walton Gardens

Deputy Mulberry Tree manager Tom Jackson MBM071015

Stockton Heath pub thriving following £385k transformation

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Culcheth Village Voices

Culcheth Village Voices: It started as a bit of fun, now we're competing on a national level

Bonfire bonanza and Movember challenge – things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Bonfire bonanza and Movember challenge – things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Sam Bratley (l) and Martin Saunders      Photo by Geoff Oldfield

Appleton band The Black Circles begin recording for debut album

Marks and Spencer

Marks and Spencer given green light to carry out work ahead of Stockton Heath opening

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Morrisons managers Dave Lowe and Becky Cooper cycled from London to Amsterdam

Morrisons managers complete 355-mile charity cycle from London to Amsterdam

Stroke survivor receives national award after becoming a fundraising marathon runner

Stroke survivor receives national award after becoming a fundraising marathon runner

Cllr Chris Vobe

'Get your act together' says Croft councillor after new housing development leaves Lady Lane in 'disgraceful' state

A view of where the bridge will pass at Chester Road

Councillor tips new bridge across River Mersey to end traffic woes 'polluting' Stockton Heath

From l-r: Lomia Morris, Oscar Thomson and Luci Curtis MBH051015

St Thomas' youngsters pick fruit during juicy playground fundraiser

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Inspirational Stockton Heath youngster collects award from Superman actor

Walton Hall

Funding bid boost for Walton Hall and Gardens

Jane Key and Helen Harvey (r) are looking forward to the store's first birthday

Ice cream parlour praises customers ahead of first birthday celebrations

Dave Lowe and Becky Cooper have trained hard for the 355-mile cycle

Morrisons managers set off on 355-mile charity cycle from London to Amsterdam

Tearful Natasha Coates was overwhelmed with joy after the win

Joy for gymnast and natural erosion – FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Steve Allsopp, PCSO Dave Mahon, PCSO Michelle Adamson and Mark Tune IPV22915

Traffic monitoring 'strips' to be placed near Appleton school following speeding concerns

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New-look Culcheth Post Office to reopen on October 16

Clockwise from bottom left: Allan Thompson, Bill Grimshaw, Ken Platt, Keith Hardman and John Southern

On the 'graveyard shift': 'It's important to us to keep the churchyard looking tidy. We take pride in it'.

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