Pupils buddy up to support reading

4:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THIRTY pupils from year seven and 30 volunteers from years nine and 11 at Penketh High School have been working together during a 'Buddy' reading scheme to improve reading levels.

Children dress up for nursery launch

Warrington Guardian: Great Sankey Primary's nursery theme day.   L to r Belle Robinson ,Isabella O'hara( crouching), Amy Leigh Siddley,  Ruby Darlington, Ffion Jones and Charlie Whitwham DGA290914

12:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ONCE upon a time children at Great Sankey Primary headed to school in fancy dress to launch their latest topic on nursery rhymes.

Rock night in Great Sankey

1:35pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CLASSIC Rock Night takes place at Eagle Sports Club next Saturday, November 1.

Fearsome feat for Guide Dog fundraisers

Warrington Guardian: Kerry and Lynette ahead of their shark dive

12:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN intrepid guide dog owner took the plunge in a tank with sharks as part of a 'Year of fear' fundraising campaign.

New head invited parents to open day

4:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

SANKEY Valley St James Primary School is celebrating the appointment of their new head teacher Deb Feltham with an open day on Monday.

Work on new fire station to start next year

4:29pm Sunday 12th October 2014

WORK on a new fire station in Cuerdley is expected to start in the new year and take up to 15 months to complete following plans being approved last month.

Halloween fun in Chapelford

4:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

GHOULISH games, freaky fun and frightening food are all on the menu at Chapelford Farm's children's Halloween party.

Autumn fair set to raise cash

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

HEAD to Cromdale Way Pre-school on Saturday for an autumn fair and help raise vital funds for new equipment.

Chapelford fundraisers get on their bikes for Guide Dogs

Warrington Guardian: Jayne Leader at the annual Chapelford Sainsbury's bike ride IPQ12914

4:27pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

STAFF at a Chapelford supermarket used their pedal power to launch fundraising for their charity of the year Guide Dogs for the Blind Cheshire and Merseyside.

Scout craft fair date

5:20pm Monday 6th October 2014

PENKETH Methodist Scouts are holding their second craft and gift fair at the Olive Tree Community Centre on Chapel Road in Penketh on Saturday.

Junk mail warning for residents

4:47pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A SANKEY Bridges woman is urging residents to check their junk mail before they throw it in the bin after she had a narrow escape.

Handball increases in popularity in Great Sankey

Warrington Guardian: Holly Lam-Moores visits Great Sankey High to coach students in handball DGW230914

3:28pm Friday 3rd October 2014

HANDBALL sessions at Great Sankey High School are proving popular with pupils thanks to the town's handball hero.

Gym equipment installed in Chapelford's Our Wood

Warrington Guardian: Clr Faisal Rashid tries out the new outdoor gym equipment in Chapelford DGB230914

3:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

IF you go out into the woods in Chapelford, you are sure of a big surprise.

Fungi fun at garden meeting

6:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE topic for tonight, Thursday's Penketh and Great Sankey Gardening Society meeting is 'What you need to know about fungi'.

Sankey student organises Oxjam festival night

4:08pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A GREAT Sankey student has been doing her bit for the charity Oxfam by taking on the volunteer role of gig maker as part of the nationwide Oxjam Music Festival.

Penketh nursery rated as 'inadequate' by Ofsted

5:17pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A PENKETH nursery has been rated as inadequate during their latest Ofsted inspection.

Huge thanks to Penketh pub

5:17pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey children's charity has been saying a massive thank you to everyone at the Crown and Cushion pub in Penketh after another successful annual fun day.

Historian to speak at Sankey and Penketh heritage group

3:39pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HISTORIAN Kit Heald will be visiting the Penketh and Great Sankey heritage group on October 14 for a talk on Warrington people and places.

Church members get on their bikes for cause

Warrington Guardian: bike_WW1_ipe13914 Church of Latter Day Saints, Payne Close Sankey Cyclists Jean ives 632096 Church cyclists doing 100 miles for 100 years for the First World War 

5:18pm Friday 26th September 2014

MEMBERS of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Great Sankey got on their bikes for a 100 mile cycle to commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Sankey man needs your support

5:18pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey man is calling for residents support ahead of leaving the country next month to lead a group of young people taking part in International Citizen Service (ICS) with YCare International.

Residents complain over 'unkempt'

Warrington Guardian: Tomato plants are growing in grass verges in Great Sankey

4:52pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey man is calling for action over grass cutting on Whittle Brook linear park after claims the long grass is now becoming a breeding ground for insects.

More transport options for Sankey residents

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LINGLEY Mere Business Park has extended its commuter shuttle bus service in a bid to create greater transport links for businesses and their employees working on the Great Sankey-based park.

Shannon Bradshaw Community Centre's youth night launches next Friday

2:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAD to the Shannon Bradshaw Community Centre's Friday night youth club next week for an evening of pool and football tables and Wii ganes.

Cat owners spread deadly anti-freeze warning

Warrington Guardian: IAN PARK                             (10215255)

6:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

CAT owners in Great Sankey have been raising awareness of the dangers of anti-freeze poisoning after a spate of cases on the Briarswood estate have left owners 'traumatised and heartbroken'.

Whittle Hall councillor takes on chilly challenge

2:48pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WHITTLE Hall councillor got a soaking in aid of charity after being nominated for the ice bucket challenge by the chairman of the Chapelford Residents Association.

Trio set for Sankey surgery

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

GREAT Sankey councillors Jean Carter, Hitesh Patel and Tony Williams will be holding their regular monthly surgery on Saturday.

Classic rock in Sankey

8:18am Monday 15th September 2014

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

Let Robbie entertain you for Peace Centre fundraiser

12:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

LET Robbie entertain you during a special fundraiser in aid of the Peace Centre.

Great Sankey nursery rated as good

8:52am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey nursery has been rated as 'good' during a recent visit from Ofsted inspectors.

Council chiefs reassure residents over Cromwell Avenue work

3:10pm Saturday 6th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have reassured residents work on Cromwell Avenue in Great Sankey will increase traffic flow and create two lanes.

Rooms at the Peace Centre get a revamp

3:08pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ROOMS at the Peace Centre have been revamped thanks to a team of staff from John Lewis in Trafford, Cheadle and Liverpool.

Penketh pupils praised for radio advert

3:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

A STORAGE company called on the help of pupils at Penketh Community Primary School to record their latest radio advert.

Councillors return for surgeries

3:04pm Friday 5th September 2014

FOLLOWING the summer break, Great Sankey and Penketh councillors are back for their monthly parish council meetings.

Warrington Youth Club movie night

3:02pm Thursday 4th September 2014

HEAD to Warrington Youth Club in Great Sankey tomorrow, Friday, for a fundraising movie night.

Chapelford supermarket chooses Guide Dogs as charity of the year

Warrington Guardian: Christine Hughes and her puppy, Edward Green with Macca and Kerry Singleton and Harley

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A CHAPELFORD supermarket has set tails wagging after choosing their latest charity of the year.

Residents angry over white lines

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Great Sankey have been complaining over road closures along Whittle Avenue while white lines have been repainted.

Pose a question to gardeners

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CALLING all green-fingered residents.

Wheels of fortune

Warrington Guardian:

6:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A SANKEY Bridges woman has been doing her bit to support the charity Motability with a sponsored bike ride.

Family fun day at Crosfields

4:25pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING family fun day is set to take place at Crosfields ARLFC, Hood Lane in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Moment to remember at Anfield

Warrington Guardian:

4:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A GREAT Sankey man won the once in a lifetime chance to experience what life is like as a Liverpool footballer.

Bins needed in Our Wood

4:23pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WHITTLE Hall councillors have joined residents’ call for bins around Our Wood in Chapelford.

Family fun at pub

4:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GET August 30 in your diary as the Crown and Cushion pub in Penketh host their annual family fun day.

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.

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