Help fund tools for allotment clearing

3:08pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A GROUP of youngsters are fundraising for equipment to clear a section of land into an allotment for over 50s.

Parade plans are bigger and better

Warrington Guardian:

3:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ORGANISERS of this year’s Penketh Carnival have already got plans in place for next year’s parade after it proved a successful addition to this year’s event.

Residents anger at auction house bid

3:05pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ANGRY residents have hit out over plans for an auction house on Penketh Business Park.

Residents’ frustration over missed deadlines

3:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Delays over pond, play equipment and footpath continue to anger community

We’re in! Pupils put up a profit

Warrington Guardian:

3:03pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FORGET Dragon’s Den, youngsters at Great Sankey Primary School have been showing off their entrepreneurial spirit during an enterprise week.

Thanks for £3,000 fair fundraiser

3:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ORGANISERS of Great Sankey Primary School’s summer fair have thanked everyone involved after raising more than £3,000.

Riders wheels of fortune for charity

3:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CYCLISTS from a Great Sankey gym helped a team notch up more than 100 miles in adverse weather conditions to raise cash for children’s charity Together for Short Lives.

Car boot sale in Great Sankey

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4:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEAD to Crosfields ARLFC this Monday for a fundraising car boot sale.

Triathlete’s tribute to pool staff

Warrington Guardian:

2:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

53-year-old who learnt to swim after spinal injury says sports award is down to them

Cricket wicket gets maiden outing

2:31pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE new cricket wicket in Chapelford was tried out for the first time as Chapelford Cricket Club took on a team from Warrington Borough Council.

Patient update after surgery closure

2:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

WATCHDOG Healthwatch Warrington has released an update on practices taking patients after the closure of the Barrow Hall Lane surgery.

Katie kops top award as best beauty therapist

Warrington Guardian:

2:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TALENTED teen has been celebrating after picking up a beauty therapist of the year award from Warrington Collegiate. Staff at the Fuss Salon in Great Sankey said they were very proud of employee Katie Gleave, aged 17, after she scooped the title at the further education awards ceremony. It adds to an exciting few months for the hairdressers on Park Road as employees have successfully completed a variety of training courses, won awards and were selected to work in the VIP tent at the Parklife festival.

Rangers are going batty about bats

2:23pm Friday 15th August 2014

JOIN the rangers at Sankey Valley Park on Wednesday as they host a ‘Batty about bats’ guided walk.

Sankey Manor summer fair

2:22pm Friday 15th August 2014

TENANTS of Sankey Manor are preparing for their summer fair this Saturday.

Gala raises £36,000 for youth club

2:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

HEAD to Hood Manor Community Centre this weekend for a Saturday surgery with Great Sankey councillor Jean Carter.

Fisheries officers out on patrol

Warrington Guardian:

12:03pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

ENVIRONMENT Agency fisheries officers have been on patrol in Sankey Valley Park with CSOs from Warrington West NPU.

Staff tickled pink with £200 raised

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12:02pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

STAFF at Asda raised £209.98 for the supermarket’s breast cancer charity Tickled Pink thanks to a quiz night at Roosters on Liverpool Road.

Blooming great teamwork for gardens revamp

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11:59am Wednesday 6th August 2014

TWO generations have been working together to help ensure the gardens around two Penketh care homes were looking blooming marvellous.

Museum marks First World war

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11:57am Wednesday 6th August 2014

PENKETH and Great Sankey Heritage Group will be opening their museum doors next weekend, August 16 and 17 with displays commemorating the First World War.

Garden party marks 25th anniversary

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11:56am Wednesday 6th August 2014

STAFF, parents and children enjoyed a special garden party open day at Warrington Day Nursery to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Asquith Nurseries.

On their bikes for Tour de north west

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11:54am Wednesday 6th August 2014

STAFF from a Great Sankey gym are gearing up to follow in the wheel treads of Tour de France cyclists for ‘Le North West’ cycling challenge on Sunday.

Art takes centre stage for annual exhibition at Penketh High

Warrington Guardian:

11:53am Wednesday 6th August 2014

CREATIVE students at Penketh High School proudly displayed their work during the Heath Road school’s annual art exhibition.

Fairytale fundraiser from Laura

Warrington Guardian:

10:47am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CHAPELFORD mum has been thanking family, friends and neighbours for helping her make a charity barbecue a success.

‘We don’t live in a third world country’

Warrington Guardian:

10:45am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GREAT Sankey residents are being urged to contact the council’s recycling team following a host of complaints over the number of bin collections.

Fun day is back

Warrington Guardian: Shannon Bradshaw

10:34am Wednesday 30th July 2014

BACK by popular demand is the Shannon Bradshaw Trust Community Centre family fun day.

Flowers are blooming great

Warrington Guardian:

10:31am Wednesday 30th July 2014

GREAT Sankey parish councillors have been enjoying watching their idea grow into a blooming success.

Could you sponsor under sevens?

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10:29am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CALLING all big-hearted businesses in the area; Whittle Hall Football Club under sevens team needs you.

We do like to be beside the seaside

Warrington Guardian:

10:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HEAD to the Olive Tree Community Centre in Penketh for some summer fun next week.

Welcome to Whittle Hall

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10:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHITTLE Hall councillor Faisal Rashid said he is pleased to announce a residents’ association has now been formed for the area.

Musicians host school summer soiree

Warrington Guardian:

4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE corridors of Penketh High School were alive with the sound of music as pupils prepared for their final concert of the academic year.

Andy tackles the Everest marathon

Warrington Guardian:

4:21pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PENKETH man has returned home after conquering the highest marathon on earth and raising more than £2,000 for a charity close to his heart in the process.

Car boot sale in Penketh for Ben

11:54am Monday 21st July 2014

HEAD to Penketh Medical Centre on Sunday as they hold another of their regular car boots to raise cash for Paralymic hopeful Ben Callender.

Reverend retires

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11:49am Wednesday 16th July 2014

REVEREND Michael Buckland at St Mary’s Church in Great Sankey has retired.

Pre-school is rated inadequate

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11:48am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CROMDALE Way Pre-school has been rated as inadequate during a recent Ofsted inspection.

Residents blow hot and cold over fire station plan

Warrington Guardian:

11:47am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PLANS for a fire station in Penketh have been submitted despite a mixed response from residents.

Commonwealth comes to Evelyn Street with fencer Adrian

Warrington Guardian:

11:46am Wednesday 16th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS got into the Commonwealth spirit thanks to a special visit from a wheelchair athlete.

Happy birthday to Sainsbury’s

Warrington Guardian: Sainsbury's in Teddington

11:45am Wednesday 16th July 2014

GET your party hats at the ready as Sainsbury’s in Chapelford celebrates its second anniversary tomorrow, Friday.

Sunday ban on phone pole work

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11:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

APPLICANTS behind plans to increase the size of a phone pole in Penketh have been told work cannot take place on Sundays or bank holidays.

Warning over shed break-ins

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11:43am Wednesday 16th July 2014

OFFICERS from Warrington West NPU have issued a warning to residents in Great Sankey and Penketh after numerous shed break-ins in the Past few weeks.

Councillor to host Great Sankey surgery

10:05am Tuesday 15th July 2014

GREAT Sankey councillor Hitesh Patel hosts a surgery on Saturday.

Classic rock night at Eagle

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7:49am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CLASSIC rock night takes place at Eagle Sports Club in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Centre patients to be offered places

Warrington Guardian:

12:01pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A GP practice in Burtonwood will be offering appointments to Great Sankey patients let down by doctors at Sankey Medical Centre.

Everyone for tennis

Warrington Guardian:

11:57am Wednesday 9th July 2014

WIMBLEDON fever swept across the area this month as more than 40 youngsters attended a junior open day at Penketh Tennis Club.

Knit and natter time

Warrington Guardian:

11:53am Wednesday 9th July 2014

GRAB your knitting needles as the Olive Tree Community Centre in Penketh hosts a knit and natter group fortnightly throughout the summer.

Lessons out, fun’s in for summer

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11:49am Wednesday 9th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS can look forward to a summer of fun during the holidays this year as Warrington Youth Club plays host to a variety of activities.

Five-star showing from first eco-friendly school

Warrington Guardian:

11:48am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUPILS at an eco-friendly school are feeling top of the class after they became the first school in Warrington to be handed a five-star energy rating.

Pupils’ picnic and fair raises £1,136

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11:46am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ORGANISERS of Penketh Community Primary School’s community picnic and fair have thanked everybody who supported the day after youngsters smashed their fundraising target.

Wedded bliss for video winning pair

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11:45am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A CHAPELFORD couple have been celebrating after scooping the title of best videographer at the north west wedding awards.

Penketh Carnival takes place this weekend

9:11am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE annual Penketh carnival takes place this weekend.

Osted report still good

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11:33am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN interim Oftsed inspection at Sankey Valley St James Primary School has found performance has been ‘sustained’ after receiving a rating of ‘good’ during their last full inspection.

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