Behaviour is top cop priority

10:13am Friday 9th May 2014

ANTI-SOCIAL behaviour has been one of the top priorities for police in three different areas of Great Sankey over the past month.

Thanks for lay worker fund

10:12am Friday 9th May 2014

STAFF at the Olive Tree Community Centre in Penketh have been saying a big thank you to everyone who donated to the lay worker fund during Penketh Methodist Church’s gift day.

53 missed surgery appointments

10:10am Friday 9th May 2014

CHAPELFORD surgery has revealed 53 people failed to turn up to appointments during March.

Bodhi's on top of the world after charity climb

Warrington Guardian: Bodhi's on top of the world after charity climb

10:09am Friday 9th May 2014

THIS Great Sankey youngster was feeling on top of the world after climbing one of the Lake District’s peaks to raise cash for Save the Children.

That’s Rich! Dad’s 24 marathons in a hundred days

Warrington Guardian: Rich Watson

12:10pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

 Caretaker runs 1,017km to raise money for research into Huntingdon’s Disease

Engineering talent pool

12:07pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

WARRINGTON has one of the richest talent pools for engineering in the UK,

80s night for Nic’s road to recovery

Warrington Guardian: Nic Kinley

12:06pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

THE Eagle Sports Club, Great Sankey will be celebrating all things 80s during a special fundraiser.

Kilts at the ready, for Scottish dance

2:39pm Friday 7th June 2013

GRAB your kilt for Scottish country dancing at the Working Men’s Mission on Wednesday evenings in Sankey Bridges.

Running 10K for Shannon Trust

Warrington Guardian: Shanice Appleton above, and right, Lisa Appleton

2:34pm Friday 7th June 2013

A GROUP of runners including a former Big Brother contestant and Warrington Wolves WAG did a Great Sankey children’s charity proud, raising more than £1,000.

Don’t fall for tax band cold callers

2:31pm Friday 7th June 2013

GREAT Sankey residents are being urged to ignore cold callers claiming they can lower council tax bands for a fee after a number of reports from residents in the area.

Safety call at Sycamore Lane

3:25pm Thursday 30th May 2013

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for Sycamore Lane, Great Sankey, to be made safer after reports of a number of near misses at a crossing.

Science student Cambridge-bound

Warrington Guardian: Jonathan Lam

3:23pm Thursday 30th May 2013

A GREAT Sankey teen has been celebrating after picking up a place on Cambridge University’s natural sciences course.

Car boot sale

11:04am Thursday 23rd May 2013

A HOOD Manor estate community group car boot sale will be held on Saturday from 12pm to 3pm.

10,000km ride across Europe will be our trip of a lifetime

Warrington Guardian: Michael with girlfriend Marie

10:54am Thursday 23rd May 2013

 Couple hope five-month journey will inspire others

Police putting plans in place to tackle speeding motorists

10:24am Friday 17th May 2013

POLICE have put a plan in place to tackle speeding motorists on Orion Boulevard.

Plans for surgery to get a makeover

9:51am Friday 17th May 2013

PLANS have been submitted for two signs outside the Sankey Arms, Hood Manor Centre, after an application was submitted to convert it into a GP surgery.

Talented teen takes to streets for charity

9:43am Friday 17th May 2013

A YOUNG Great Sankey performer will be busking in Chapelford Sainsbury’s on Saturday.

Mum is on track for Heart Runners charity

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9:41am Friday 17th May 2013

A GREAT Sankey mum has praised the benefits of running after taking up a new healthy lifestyle after difficult moments while pregnant Joanne Watson

Call to clean up garage graffiti

Warrington Guardian: We snapped some of the graffiti around the Great Sankey area

3:03pm Thursday 9th May 2013

A GREAT Sankey mum is angry calls for graffiti to be removed near her home have so far been ignored.

Business call to former pupils

3:00pm Thursday 9th May 2013

CALLING all former Great Sankey High School pupils.

Is this a coat of arms I see before me?

9:51am Friday 3rd May 2013

TO be or not to be was no doubt one of the key questions during a Shakespeare deeper learning day.

Community centres to get a makeover

9:42am Friday 3rd May 2013

THE chairman of Great Sankey Parish Council Tony Williams has said he is looking to make lots of improvements to community centres in the area over the next few years.

Hood Manor shops in need of revamp

Warrington Guardian: Jim Regan

9:40am Friday 3rd May 2013

FORMER Warrington Borough and Sankey South parish councillor Jim Regan has called for Great Sankey Parish Council to improve the landscape around the Hood Manor shops.

Residents will have access

1:25pm Thursday 25th April 2013

THE chairman of Great Sankey Parish Council has moved to quash rumours the land bordering Lingley Green Avenue is being closed off to residents.

Six get set for States

1:23pm Thursday 25th April 2013

£5,000 sponsor deal from Maplin means team will take robotic creation to Los Angeles

Residents’ AGM

1:21pm Thursday 25th April 2013

SANKEY Bridges Residents’ Association will be holding its annual general meeting on May 8 in the Community House, Old Liverpool Road from 7pm.

Join rangers for Sankey Valley walk

4:37pm Wednesday 6th February 2013

GET back to nature and join the council’s ranger team for a guided walk along Sankey Valley Canal on Sunday.

A swinging Christmas

9:55am Friday 9th December 2011

GETTING into the swing of Christmas is Great Sankey High School which will hold its festive concert next Tuesday, December 13.

Youth shelter plan

3:16pm Thursday 8th December 2011

A YOUTH shelter has been suggested to Great Sankey parish councillors as a way of tackling anti-social behaviour around Tim Parry Community Centre, off Wroxham Road.

999 man with knife avoids jail term

3:15pm Thursday 8th December 2011

A SANKEY Bridges man has been sentenced after being found with a knife when making a 999 call.

First for business

Warrington Guardian: Carole Lamb

10:22am Friday 7th October 2011

AN industrial recruitment specialist has hired a Warrington woman as its first business development manager for the north west.

Signage stress

10:49am Thursday 6th October 2011

COMPLAINTS have been made to Great Sankey parish councillors about signs on the Chapelford estate.

Open Day

10:44am Thursday 6th October 2011

BARROW Hall College holds an open day for prospective students on December 7 after the official opening of the £6 million Great Sankey building last week.

Winter woes

10:41am Thursday 6th October 2011

GREAT Sankey Parish councillors have said they will not be supporting the council’s new winter gritting plans.

Royal approval

10:38am Thursday 6th October 2011

GREAT Sankey High School has become part of the oldest scientific academy which includes some of the world’s most eminent scientists.

Ground force

Warrington Guardian: Volunteers at the big clean up in Great Sankey

10:36am Thursday 6th October 2011

DESPITE the weather, 25 dedicated volunteers turned out last week to support the clean up at Barrow Old Hall in Great Sankey.

Anniversary appeal

10:56am Thursday 29th September 2011

A SANKEY Bridges primary school is appealing for help from former pupils and staff to mark 100 years of serving the community.

Eco talk

10:37am Thursday 29th September 2011

THE Eden Project as the eighth wonder of the world will be the subject of a talk at next month’s Penketh and Sankey Gardening Society meeting.

Parking plea

10:37am Thursday 29th September 2011

GREAT Sankey parish councillor Jim Regan is appealing for a residents only parking sign to be erected on Brentnall Close.

Scribe success

Warrington Guardian: Modest Zoe Mairs’ work has been shortlisted for the Brit Writers’ awards     DGA210911

10:35am Thursday 29th September 2011

A GREAT Sankey High School student has topped thousands of entries to be shortlisted in the Brit Writers’ Awards under 16 poetry category.

Open days

11:26am Thursday 22nd September 2011

SYCAMORE Lane Community Primary School will be throwing open its doors tomorrow, Friday, and Friday, October 7.

Footpath talks

Warrington Guardian: Clr Kevin Reynolds

11:29am Thursday 22nd September 2011

WORK on a £12,000 footpath which will link to a Whittle Hall bus stop will be discussed by the council on October 5.

Shafilea parents are released on bail

3:46pm Tuesday 20th September 2011

THE parents of murdered schoolgirl Shafilea Ahmed have been granted bail.

Chapelford plans

12:06pm Thursday 15th September 2011

DAVID Wilson Homes have submitted plans to the council to start the next stage of house building on the Chapelford estate in Great Sankey.

Jack's Anfield dream

Warrington Guardian: Jack Shepherd Todd

12:05pm Thursday 15th September 2011

JACK’S ANFIELD DREAM: A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy from Great Sankey has been invited to train at Liverpool football club‘s youth academy.

After school fun

3:34pm Tuesday 13th September 2011

CHILDREN from Great Sankey will benefit from a new after school club opening in the area.

Mum’s the word for blogger

Warrington Guardian: Melanie O’Neill with daughters Darcy and Lois 	Mel6A

3:33pm Tuesday 13th September 2011

INSPIRATIONAL mum Melanie O’Neill has started the road to recovery after waiting five months to be diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.

Murder charge parents: No bail

Warrington Guardian: Iftikhar Ahmed

3:21pm Tuesday 13th September 2011

THE parents of Shafilea Ahmed have made two court appearances since being charged with her murder.

High praise

Warrington Guardian: The team at David Wilson Homes North West

2:37pm Thursday 8th September 2011

THREE site managers working on a Great Sankey housing estate have been recognised at the National House Building Council Pride in the Job Awards.

Surgeries back

11:03am Thursday 8th September 2011

WHITTLE Hall councillors Keith Gleave and Kevin Reynolds will be holding their regular monthly surgery at Westbrook Library on Saturday from 11am to 12pm.



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