Bag a bargain at car boot sale

12:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BAG a bargain at Croft Playing Fields car boot sale on bank holiday Monday, May 5, between 7am and 1pm.

Anti-social behaviour

12:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

OFFICERS have stepped up patrols in Culcheth Hall Drive following an increase in anti-social behaviour.

Book sale raises Lions cash

12:13pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ALMOST 2,000 books were donated for Birchwood Lions’ book sale at the shopping centre.

Get back in the saddle at centre

12:13pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CROFT Riding Centre is holding an open day to encourage new and returning riders back into the saddle The free event on Monday from 10.30am to 2.30pm will include demonstrations, a show jumping display, pony rides, a raffle and stalls.

Don’t leave items in your car

12:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE have issued a warning after a rise in the number of car break-ins in Culcheth.

Shopping centre Easter egg hunt

12:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS can hunt for Easter eggs at Birchwood Shopping Centre until Monday. Shoppers are invited to search high and low to find all 10 different Easter egg images hidden in store windows around the centre.

Revamp will be complete by 2015

12:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

 Ground will open in time for rugby season after major works

Sewing room opens at Black Sheep wools

Warrington Guardian: Barbara Coombes at work    MBA00414

12:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CULCHETH knitters have it all sewn up when it comes to village crafts.

Complaints over council contractors

12:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CULCHETH and Glazebury parish councillor has urged Warrington Borough Council to improve the way it monitors its contractors.

Road repairs must be tackled urgently

12:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE work needs to be done to prevent Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft’s roads from deteriorating, say two councillors.

Broadband drop-in

2:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DROP-IN in session is being held by Connecting Cheshire to answer any residents’ questions about the roll out of broadband in the area.

School is moving in the right direction

2:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CALLANDS Community Primary School was praised for having ‘clear strategies’ to tackle issues that were flagged up by Ofsted.

Drive-off crackdown

2:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

POLICE plan to crack down on drive-offs following a spate of people filling up their petrol tanks at the BP Garage on the Gemini Retail Park and driving off without paying.

Great epilepsy bake off

Warrington Guardian: Great epilepsy bake off

2:35pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PUPILS at St Philip Primary School, Westbrook, swapped the classroom for the kitchen to bake cakes in aid of a worthy cause. The youngsters held an epilepsy awareness bake sale to support Alder Hey Children’s Hospital’s Purple Wednesday appeal.

Centre to get defibrillator on site

2:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WINWICK Leisure Centre will soon have its own defibrillator on site.

Kath’s close shave is inspired by baby Eddie

Warrington Guardian: Kath O’Toole cuddles up to tot Eddie Lea after her head shave

2:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

 She is so touched by tot’s story she raises £750 for Alder Hey Hospital where he is being treated

Pit your wits

10:56am Friday 11th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS can test their knowledge at a quiz at Orford Youth Base.

Knights spring into action for funds

10:54am Friday 11th April 2014

A NOT for profit cheerleader group in Woolston needs help to raise money for a gym refurbishment.

Bobby in the lobby

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

SPEAK to your bobby in the lobby at Sainsbury’s in Common Lane, Culcheth, on Tuesday.

Easter egg hunt

10:29am Friday 11th April 2014

THE Easter Bunny has left clues in Culcheth Linear Park for youngsters to discover a prize.

Pet care course

10:28am Friday 11th April 2014

PETS At Home in Birchwood will be providing Easter holiday pet workshops for youngsters.

Firefighters’ thanks to public

10:27am Friday 11th April 2014

ALMOST £600 was raised for charity when firefighters swapped hosepipes for buckets and sponges.

Ultimate accolade for Guide leader

10:27am Friday 11th April 2014

 Jennifer is an inspiration to generation of young girls

School’s cute new arrivals are an instant hit in the classroom

Warrington Guardian: From left, Isabel Thomason, Daniel Ryan and Kelsey McLeod-Upton, all aged five, with Ewan Smith, aged four and their new friends MBCE130314

10:25am Friday 11th April 2014

NINE fluffy new arrivals joined the foundation class at Culcheth Primary School.

Speed watch team

10:24am Friday 11th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are still needed for a Glazebury speed watch scheme.

Parish meeting

10:23am Friday 11th April 2014

CROFT Parish Council meets on Tuesday at the Memorial Hall, Mustard Lane.

Campaign to save lives in village

10:22am Friday 11th April 2014

A COUNCILLOR is campaigning to have more potentially life-saving defibrillators in Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft.

Child’s play funds

11:42am Wednesday 9th April 2014

AN application for funding to improve the play area on the fields at Winwick Leisure Centre is currently being considered.

Trio unite for funds

11:41am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THREE churches in Burtonwood have united to raise funds for Christian Aid.

£1,200 raised in Muriel’s memory

11:39am Wednesday 9th April 2014

MORE than £1,200 was raised at the funeral of born and bred Burtonwood resident Muriel Pennington, who died on March 16, aged 87.

From dodgeball to dance lessons

11:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

ASPIRING sports stars were honing their talents this week at the Warrington Sport and Shooting Stars Dance Academy’s camp at Callands Community Primary School.

Talent takes to stage

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11:33am Wednesday 9th April 2014

FUTURE musicians, dancers and comedians showcased their skills during the annual talent show at Burtonwood Community Primary School.

Trina turns leftovers into a tasty treat

Warrington Guardian: Trina serves up one of her tasty leftover recipes	 DGL270314

11:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

AFTER more than 30 years in teaching, Trina McQueen is now serving up dishes that score top marks on the palate and in the pocket.

Duo go head to head for parish council seat

11:29am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO candidates will battle it out for residents’ votes in the next Winwick Parish Council by election today, Thursday.

Gospel choir ready to perform in Birchwood

10:33am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A FUSION of gospel music, rock, funk and pop is coming to Birchwood.

Annual art exhibition in Culcheth

8:22am Tuesday 8th April 2014

CULCHETH’S Thursday morning art group host their annual exhibition at the Age Concern Building on Jackson Avenue on Friday.

Roadworks do cut the mustard

12:33pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

REPAIR work on Mustard Lane in Croft have been hailed as a vast improvement.

School road is approved for 20mph limit

12:32pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

 Restrictions will be brought in as part of borough wide scheme

Woodland adventure as Foxwood pupils go exploring

Warrington Guardian: Tim Kirwin, from Wilder Things, with Thomas Wells, Ewan Bowers and Georgia Doherty       MBE260314

12:29pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

FOXWOOD School pupils explored the great outdoors as part of the Woodland Communities Project.

Councillors’ hold joint surgery

12:27pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

POLICE and Birchwood councillors will be holding a joint surgery on Saturday.

One-stop shop for Easter activities

12:26pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A CULCHETH book and toy store has a range of activities on offer for the Easter holidays.

Communal gardens get a facelift

12:25pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

KINGSMEAD Court residents in Croft can look forward to the summer with new garden furniture and plants.

Defibrillator donation

12:15pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A POTENTIALLY life saving defibrillator has been donated to Rixton-with-Glazebrook Community Hall.

Muriel was Burtonwood through and through

Warrington Guardian: Muriel Pennington

12:13pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE life of community champion Muriel Pennington was celebrated at Burtonwood Methodist Church on Phipps Lane on Monday.

Shooting Stars and Sports Academy team up to get in trim

Warrington Guardian: James Standing from Warrington Sports Academy and Becky Williams from Shooting Stars celebrate the start of the new project 	mbg210314

12:12pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

SHOOTING Stars Dance Academy and Warrington Sports Academy have joined forces to launch a new project at Callands Primary School to keep youngsters fit and healthy.

Get a new skill all sewn up

12:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

FANCY learning a new skill?

Go ahead for riding lessons

12:08pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A FARM in Burtonwood has been given the go ahead to offer riding lessons.

Clean up lay-by plea from parish

12:07pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MEMBERS of Winwick Parish Council are to write to the borough council to raise concerns about the growing litter problem at the lay-by on Newton Road.

Take up free bowling invitation

12:06pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Bewsey Barns Indoor Bowls Club is inviting both beginners and advanced players to enjoy a free game at the club.

Could you fill gap for Chernobyl child?

12:06pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Burtonwood group of the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline is searching for one more host family to look after a child, aged 11 to 12, during their annual visit.



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