Knitting is the best therapy, says clinician

Warrington Guardian: Author Betsan Corkhill (right) with Sara Mulvey from Black Sheep Wools MBA041014

2:53pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

FORGET meditation, yoga, gardening or a mug of chamomile tea.

Memories of poignant search for uncle during wartime to raise funds for Hollinfare War Memorial project.

1:34pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN'S search for his uncle's final resting place after the Second World War is to be the basis of poignant talk.

Fireworks at Twiss Green Primary on November 7

12:32pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FIREWORKS and music spectacular will be held at Twiss Green Primary School in Culcheth.

Culcheth Methodist memorial service this Sunday

11:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DO you need help coming to terms with a loved one you have lost?

Gorse Covert path improvement work to start in November

10:48am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £13,416 grant will help restore a woodland path for ramblers and dog walkers in Gorse Covert.

Can you help with pond conservation?

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought for a pond conservation project on Saturday.

Funds pledged to Guide Dogs charity after blind man's taxi ordeal

Warrington Guardian: Edward Green with his guide dog Macca IPE19914

9:34am Thursday 16th October 2014

A TAXI firm has helped a blind man from Birchwood reach his charity fundraising goal as part of a gesture to 'restore his trust in the Warrington taxi trade'.

Bookworms encouraged to join junior reading club in Culcheth

3:03pm Friday 10th October 2014

YOUNG bookworms with a passion for reading are being encouraged to join a junior book club for eight to 12-year-olds.

Roadworks in Warrington Road and Locking Stumps Lane

11:33am Friday 10th October 2014

PREPARE for traffic delays and disruption in Birchwood with roadworks starting in Locking Stumps Lane on Monday, October 20.

Gill's work at Culcheth Primary leaves green-fingered legacy

Warrington Guardian: Gill Coon with some of her former Culcheth Primary pupils

10:20am Friday 10th October 2014

A TEACHER whose green-fingered work led to her school being the first in Warrington to be awarded Green Flag status has retired after 18 years.

60s and 70s party to boost funds for Newchurch Parish Church

1:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

STEP back in time with a 1960s and 70s fundraising night for Newchurch Parish Church.

Police: We will tackle school parking problems

11:32am Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE have pledged to visit schools in Culcheth, Croft and Glazebury to tackle parking problems outside schools.

Culcheth teen movie nights return tomorrow, Friday

9:02am Thursday 9th October 2014

CULCHETH teens can enjoy a night at the movies as part of an initiative to curb anti-social behaviour.

60s and 70s music in Culcheth

4:50pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A 60S AND 70s night takes place in Culcheth next Saturday, October 11, to raise funds for Newchurch Parish Church, from 8pm at Newchurch Parish Hall on Common Lane.

Meet the mushrooms in Risley

Warrington Guardian: Mushroom Art and Wild Autumn Art

4:49pm Friday 3rd October 2014

BRING the family and learn more about mushrooms at Risley Moss.

Parish council meets

4:49pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CULCHETH and Glazebury Parish Council’s next meeting is on October 14 at Culcheth Centre in Jackson Avenue.

DV8 in dining success

Warrington Guardian: Lee Birchall

4:48pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A BIRCHWOOD firm helped come up with the slick urban style for one of the latest restaurants in the north west dining scene.

Classical music in Culcheth

4:47pm Friday 3rd October 2014

MEMBERS of the Halle Orchestra and friends from other orchestras are uniting for an evening of classical music in Culcheth.

Beer festival raises £8.5k

Warrington Guardian: BEER FESTIVAL: Northallerton Beer Festival will start on Friday, September 26

4:46pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A TOTAL of 2,765 pints of ale were drunk, 445 pints of cider quaffed, 396 bottles of lager supped and 25 bottles of wine sipped at Culcheth’s fourth Beer Festival.

50th celebrated at Hollinfare church

4:46pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE Rev John Macaulay celebrated the 50th anniversary of becoming a vicar with a special service and lunch for more than 100 of his parishioners at St Helen’s Church in Hollinfare on Sunday.

Croft riding centre raises money for Macmillan

Warrington Guardian: Macmillan Coffee Morning

4:45pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CROFT Riding Centre raised around £270 for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning'.

Budding authors learn at Birchwood

Warrington Guardian:

4:44pm Friday 3rd October 2014

BUDDING authors at Newchurch Primary School were inspired by a visit form Tom Palmer.

Classical spectacular in Culcheth

12:03pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MEMBERS of the Halle Orchestra and friends from other orchestras are uniting for an evening of classical music in Culcheth.

Culcheth Beer Festival raises £8,500 for charity

10:48am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TOTAL of 2,765 pints of ale were drunk, 445 pints of cider quaffed, 396 bottles of lager supped and 25 bottles of wine sipped at Culcheth's fourth Beer Festival.

602 reasons to support housing opening in Birchwood

7:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

STAFF at the Birchwood based headquarters of Your Housing Group have come up with a new pledge.

Culcheth man sails ahead after beating the odds in cancer battle

Warrington Guardian: Dave Kelsall is a keen sailor and used to be in the merchant navy

4:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CULCHETH sailor has completed a 140-mile odyssey after defying the odds in a cancer battle.

Can you help councillors with pavement improvement campaign?

3:03pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DO you find Culcheth, Glazebury or Croft's pavements difficult to negotiate?

Calls for CCTV after spate of bus stop vandalism

1:17pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CULCHETH councillor says the repeated vandalism of a bus stop in the village is 'beyond a joke' and he is calling for CCTV to tackle the problem.

Shaw Street playing field improvements earmarked for late October

9:33am Thursday 25th September 2014

LONG-AWAITED work is set to start on improvements to Shaw Street playing field in Culcheth at the end of October after a series of delays.

£15,000 pledged to improve disabled access and battle parking problems in Culcheth and Glazebury

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A TOTAL of £15,000 has been pledged for three projects in Culcheth and Glazebury to help improve disabled access and combat parking problems.

Open evening for Scout leaders in Culcheth

8:05am Friday 19th September 2014

AN open evening for prospective volunteers to learn more about adult volunteering takes place in Culcheth on Wednesday.

Improvements unveiled for Birchwood Shopping Centre car park

6:56am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SHOPPERS in Birchwood can now benefit from around 200 new car park spaces.

Police target speeding motorists in Culcheth

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CULCHETH councillor has called on police to tackle speeding motorists on Wigshaw Lane.

Culcheth man Mick writes his name in the record books

Warrington Guardian: rugby_Mick_Martyn_ip26814 10 Cranwell Avenue Culcheth WA3 4JY Description:Mick Martyn  Contact name:Mick Contact phone:01925 762595 Details:Mick has been the record try scorer for Leigh and as a forward fo 50 years. pic of him and some pictures of him pla

9:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER rugby player has cemented his name in the history books after holding several records for more than 50 years.

Puppet magic in Birchwood

Warrington Guardian: Daniel Lempen, centre, is pictured with pupils MBC080914

8:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CHILDREN in Birchwood received an unusual visitor on their return back to school.

Ramble with the rangers in Culcheth

2:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

RAMBLE with the Rangers in Culcheth Linear Park.

Chat to your bobby in the lobby in Culcheth

1:03pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DO you have any concerns about crime in Culcheth?

Police pledge to tackle burglaries in Culcheth, Croft and Glazebury

12:03pm Thursday 11th September 2014

POLICE say they are proactively patrolling Culcheth, Croft and Glazebury in marked and unmarked cars to crack down on burglaries.

Culcheth Beer Festival returns this weekend

Warrington Guardian: Action from last year's events

9:04am Thursday 11th September 2014

RAISE a glass to a good weekend as Culcheth Beer Festival returns to the village.

Anyone for tennis in Birchwood?

8:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

A NEW tennis league for adults want to play friendly, competitive matches without having to join a club is launching in Birchwood.

Sign up for next meeting of Birchwood Forum

5:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE unusual tale of four men who had never rowed before heading across the Atlantic will be told at the next meeting of Birchwood Forum.

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Carnival to return for 2015

5:32pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A COMMUNITY fair that returned due to popular demand after an absence of more than 30 years will be back again next year.

Arts and crafts firm C-Crafts to join Bents garden centre from October

4:03pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AN arts and craft retailer is the latest firm to join a Glazebury garden centre as part of its £8million expansion.

Life in the fast lane for biker Pete, aged 72

Warrington Guardian: Pete Williams with his Suzuki Hayabusa bike

2:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THEY say that life slows down when you retire.

Birthday milestone at Bents for loyal customer

Warrington Guardian: Roy celebrating his 90th birthday with his wife Joan and friend Shirley Sidlow

12:05pm Thursday 4th September 2014

BENTS has enjoyed some special milestones in its 77 year history but the 90th birthday of one of its most loyal customers is a first.

Help save lives with blood donor sessions in Culcheth

10:17am Thursday 4th September 2014

YOU could help save lives by giving blood at Culcheth Sports and Social Club on Thursday, September 18.

Birchwood shopping centre invaded by robots

Warrington Guardian:

5:58pm Friday 29th August 2014

BIRCHWOOD Shopping Centre was invaded by giant robots.

Croft couple win gardening award

Warrington Guardian:

5:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CROFT couple say they are ‘made up’ after their garden was named the best in the village.

Cash for disability access

Warrington Guardian: Warrington Guardian banner

5:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

CASH is being sought to improve access for disabled people in Culcheth.

Get pet microchipped at Birchwood

Warrington Guardian: Pets at Home store in Consett has announced Shepherd Support UK is its chosen charity partner.

5:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

DOG and cat owners in Birchwood are being urged to attend a microchipping event on Saturday and Sunday to help protect their pets from being lost or stolen.



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