Ofsted praise failed high school in Westbrook

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2:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

STANDARDS in teaching have 'greatly' improved since St Gregory's High School was placed in special measures, a recent report has revealed.

Baking fever reaches Winwick

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2:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE battle to find Winwick's best baker was hailed as a success.

Book club launched in Burtonwood

12:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

CHILDREN'S reading club hailed as novel idea to get the youngsters excited about books.

Burtonwood mums and tots group a success

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9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

IT is almost six months since it was launched and the Burtonwood mums and tots group is proving a success.

Make a difference in Westbrook

8:55am Sunday 14th September 2014

HAVE your say at Westbrook community meeting on September 24 at 7.30pm in the coffee shop, Asda Westbrook.

Search for darts players launched in Burtonwood

8:53am Saturday 13th September 2014

A BURTONWOOD darts team is on the hunt for more people to step up to the board.

Get messy at fun craft session

12:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

UNLEASH your creative side at St Michael's Church Hall in Burtonwood.

Festival to takeover IKEA

8:50am Friday 12th September 2014

Meditation, scented massage and making dreamcatchers might not be what you would normally expect at IKEA but, for one weekend only, customers can enjoy this during a festival weekend.

Discover more about the past of Burtonwood air base

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2:17pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AHEAD of the RAF Heritage Centre's Stars and Stripes weekend, its curator Roy Thorpe-Apps is confident that this year's celebrations will leave guests starry eyed.

Praise heaped on children's club in Callands

2:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CALLANDS children's centre was praised by Ofsted inspectors for its high level of support, wide range of activities and the strong quality of teaching.

Inspirational Jessica graduates with award

Warrington Guardian: Jessica Dixon

6:22am Thursday 4th September 2014

A DETERMINED teenager from Callands faced more challenges than most while studying at Warrington Collegiate.

Faye prepares for South Africa trip

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6:17am Thursday 4th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Winwick Park Avenue is hoping to follow in her sisters’ footsteps but she needs a helping hand to turn her dream a reality.

Police surgery in Winwick

6:11am Thursday 4th September 2014

RESIDENTS can have their say on issues or concerns about policing at Winwick Police Surgery next month.

Gulliver's treat for grandparents

6:06am Thursday 4th September 2014

A WEEKEND dedicated to grandparents will take place at Gulliver’s World on September 6 and 7.

Sign of the times

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6:02am Thursday 4th September 2014

THIS is the scene in Castle Green in Westbrook where a 20mph and 30mph sign stand just metres a part.

Auction house plans

6:01am Thursday 4th September 2014

PLANS to open an auction house on Gemini Business Park are currently under consideration.

Book signing at Burtonwood craft fair

11:50am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAKE a break and enjoy Burtonwood's craft fair this Saturday.

Photographer overcomes car accident for career break

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5:44pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BURTONWOOD lifestyle and wedding photographer has opened the doors to her new studio – eight years after a serious car accident which forced her to re-evaluate her career prospects.

Awards joy for Burtonwood school

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5:43pm Friday 29th August 2014

THERE certainly wasn’t a shortage of achievements to celebrate when year six pupils from St Paul of the Cross Primary School held its final assembly.

Clean up at Mary Ann Meadows

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5:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CLEAN-UP of Mary Ann Meadows, in Westbrook, was launched after travellers set up camp on the land last week.

Evening of entertainment in Burtonwood

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5:41pm Friday 29th August 2014

ENJOY an evening of live entertainment at the Burtonwood Community Centre with performances from The Patriots and Cue Tigers from 7.30pm on on Saturday. Tickets are £5 for adults and £2 for children.

Have your say on police matters in Burtonwood

Warrington Guardian: Police appeal after pensioner conned in 'distraction burglary'

5:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

HAVE your say on policing in your area by attending the Burtonwood police surgery.

Overnight treat at Ikea

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5:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

IKEA is set to open its doors for its first overnight spa retreat next month.

Sky's the limit for Callands teenager

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5:38pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE sky’s the limit for one teenager from Callands who is on the road to success after taking the first step on the career ladder.

Corks out for night of music

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9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOUR piece band Champagne hope to get its audience fizzing at Burtonwood Community Club on Saturday, September 13. Doors open for 7pm and costs £5.

Cash to help beat isolation

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9:42am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CASH boost of £23,984 has been awarded to Burtonwood Community Centre Association.

Rise to the baking challenge

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9:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE battle to find the best baker will roll into Winwick later this year.

Don’t miss Bye Bye Birdie musical

Warrington Guardian:

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BUDDING actors and actresses will showcase their finest theatre skills during the stage production of Bye Bye Birdie.

Trouble-makers searched in park

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9:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE officers have been cracking down on anti-social behaviour on Kinnock Park in Burtonwood.

Tight-knit sewing club hits jackpot

Warrington Guardian:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Burtonwood Sewing Group has been celebrating after pinning down thousands of pounds in funding.

Graduation marks the end of pupils’ time at school

Warrington Guardian:

9:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GOWNS were donned when year six pupils from Winwick Primary bid farewell to their time at the school in style.

Have your say

2:50pm Friday 15th August 2014

FANCY joining the Old Hall residents’ association to have your say and help tackle issues in the area?

Grab you shoes

2:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

PUT your dancing shoes on and head on down to Burtonwood Community Centre to enjoy live music from The Patriots and Cue Tigers.

Crackdown on illegal parking

2:44pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE officers have been cracking down on illegal parking, vehicle theft and anti-social behaviour after they were listed as a high priority in the area.

Toddler plod first at Gulliver’sWorld

2:43pm Friday 15th August 2014

GULLIVER’S World is set to hold its first toddlers plod to raise money for Pod – a charity which runs shows in 80 per cent of children’s hospices and hospital wards The toddler plod, which costs £2, will take place on September 25 at 12pm with the charity fundraiser consisting of five stages which are around 50m in length and will be led by members of the Gully Gang.

Safety first on road to success

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2:42pm Friday 15th August 2014

TWO youngsters are on the road to success after picking up the title of Junior Road Safety Officers of the Year for Warrington.

A short but sweet trip which helps save lives

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2:39pm Friday 15th August 2014

Chernobyl children enjoy four-week stay thanks to lifeline group

Whole new world of kit thanks to Gulliver’s

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12:26pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE Burtonwood Bulldogs has unveiled its new kit after Gulliver's theme park agreed to sponsor the team.

Ross Close parking issues under scrutiny

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12:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CONCERNS over parking on Ross Close in Old Hall have been tackled by Clr Faisal Rashid (Whittle Hall – LAB).

Pre-school praised over improvements

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12:19pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PRE-SCHOOL in Winwick was praised by Ofsted inspectors for its motivated and vigilant staff and for its creation of challenging activities for children.

Countdown to first beer festival

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12:18pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE countdown for Burtonwood’s first beer festival is under way but more help is needed.

A random act of kindness to animals

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12:16pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

KIND-HEARTED pupils from St Gregory’s High School have put their hands in their pockets to donate some food and treats to Warrington Animal Welfare (WAW).

New twist on tale of the boy who wanted more

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12:14pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

TALENTED youngsters from Winwick Primary School left the audience wanting more when they put their own stamp on the classic tale of Oliver Twist.

No first class service over passport delivery

Warrington Guardian:

12:13pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A GRANDDAD-of-five has spoken out about the stressful run-up to finally getting his hands on his granddaughter’s passport and being called a liar in the process.

Care package is just what the doctor ordered

11:25am Wednesday 30th July 2014

KIND-HEARTED pupils at St Gregory’s High School brightened up 39-year-old Gill Hunter’s day after they surprised her with gifts while she was being treated in Warrington Hospital.

Green-fingered pupils have a golden ticket to RHS Flower Show

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11:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YEAR five pupils at Burtonwood Primary School took over the school’s greenhouse to create a Willy Wonka-themed exhibition for the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.

Sky is the limit

Warrington Guardian:

11:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NEW family pub in Burtonwood has opened its doors.

Making an entrance

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11:09am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WINWICK Primary School has been given the go ahead to refurbish its main entrance.

Clean up the area with a litter pick

Warrington Guardian: Litter pick in the Arboretum on Saturday

11:05am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HELP clean up the area and take part in a community litter pick on September 27.

Last few days to join soccer camp

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11:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TAKE part in the final days of an annual soccer camp held at St Gregory’s High School for youngsters aged six to 16.

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