Pupils put sports skills to the test

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12:07pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TWO hundred youngsters from Winwick Primary School showcased their sporting skills earlier this month when pupils put their best foot forward during Asda’s sporting challenge.

Bid for extension on time limit

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12:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A CARE centre in Burtonwood is seeking planning permission from the council to extend the time limit to build a two-storey building.

MP spreads the word on cancer

12:05pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WARRINGTON North MP Helen Jones joined forces with staff at Asda Westbrook to raise awareness of the devastating effects of breast cancer.

Two craft fairs at community centre

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12:03pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE first of two craft fairs will be held at the Burtonwood Community Centre on Sunday, August 3.

Countdown to Winwick Carnival

Warrington Guardian: Hundreds enjoy carnival fever in Winwick

12:03pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors are expected to descend on Winwick this weekend to visit the annual fun fair.

Eight are great on the greens for charity golf day

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11:59am Wednesday 16th July 2014

EIGHT friends tested their swing when they organised a golfathon to raise money in aid of Alder Hey Hospital Children’s.

‘Our help could just make that difference’

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11:57am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE chairman of the Burtonwood link of the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline has spoken out about his recent trip to Belarus to witness first hand the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

On the beat in the heart of Birchwood

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10:35am Friday 11th July 2014

IT is back to school for CSOs in Birchwood as they take up a new base at Birchwood High School.

Culcheth vicar bids a fond farewell

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10:34am Friday 11th July 2014

NEVER mind time travelling, a Culcheth vicar has been travelling through boundaries as he bids farewell to the village.

Cream tea in Culcheth

Warrington Guardian: Time for a cream tea

10:32am Friday 11th July 2014

TREAT yourself to cream tea for the relaunch of a community hub.

Fun at seaside at Bents

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10:28am Friday 11th July 2014

LIFE’S a beach at Bents.

Culcheth councillor issues pledge

Warrington Guardian: Labour storms to parish council win

10:26am Friday 11th July 2014

BOROUGH councillor Matt Smith has pledged support for Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft residents’ causes following election victory.

New Lions leader in Birchwood

10:25am Friday 11th July 2014

BIRCHWOOD Lions Club has a new president.

Church trio unite for Christian Aid

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10:36am Wednesday 9th July 2014

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

Family disco at community centre

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10:37am Wednesday 9th July 2014

GET your dancing shoes on and head on down to Burtonwood Community Centre for a night of family fun.

Chernobyl children drop in for month

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10:35am Wednesday 9th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Chernobyl will touch down in the UK on Saturday and will spend the next four weeks in Warrington – and their short stay could see their life expectancy increased.

Five-mile road race cancelled over roads

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10:35am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Burtonwood five-mile road race has been cancelled after organisers were unable to sort out road closures in time.

Head teacher’s visit is out of Africa ... literally

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10:32am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A HEAD teacher from South Africa won’t forget his visit to St Philip Westbrook Primary School in a hurry after pupils put on a memorable performance to welcome him to the school.

Chicken shed plan is turned down

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10:29am Wednesday 9th July 2014

BLUEPRINTS to build chicken sheds on land off Clay Lane in Burtonwood have been turned down by the council.

England come calling for bowler Danny, 16

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10:29am Wednesday 9th July 2014

HE realised he had a natural talent for playing bowls after he decided to follow in his granddad’s footsteps.

Community grant

2:39pm Friday 4th July 2014

SUMMER will be packed with activities in Oakwood thanks to a grant of more than £6,500.

Youth church

2:38pm Friday 4th July 2014

THOMAS Risley Church is holding an evening service aimed at getting more young people involved with the church.

Party in the woods is great success

2:38pm Friday 4th July 2014

‘A PARTY in the woods’ was thrown in Risley Moss to celebrate the launch of The Mersey Forest Plan.

Brownies get Royal approval from Queen

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2:37pm Friday 4th July 2014

SIXTH Culcheth Brownies were delighted when they received a letter from the Queen – and the youngsters found they had something in common with her.

Iconic building firm moves base to park

2:35pm Friday 4th July 2014

A COMPANY that has worked on some of the world’s most iconic structures has moved to Birchwood Park Hyder Consulting has moved its Warrington town centre and Whittle House operations to 401 Faraday Street in the business park.

Don’t miss community carnival

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2:34pm Friday 4th July 2014

 Parade of floats and fun for all the family with day full of activities

Plans for entrance

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11:46am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WINWICK Primary School is seeking planning permission to make alterations to its main entrance.

Happy 25th birthday

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11:45am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

RESIDENTS of a care home in Old Hall celebrated its 25th anniversary at the annual open day on June 21.

Concern over bins given to travellers

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11:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised following the council’s decision to provide bins to a travelling community, who had illegally parked up in Westbrook.

Sunshine on St Oswald’s summer gala

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11:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE sun was shining when St Oswald’s Church and Winwick Primary School held their annual summer gala last month.

Let them eat cake! Fundraising is sweetest thing

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11:42am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

IT was all smiles at Winwick Primary School when cake was served up as the dish of the day at a coffee morning to raise vital funds.

Police tackling crime at Gemini

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11:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

POLICE will continue to closely monitor the Gemini Retail Park and Europa Boulevard to tackle ongoing crime in the area.

Firefighters at boulevard premises

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11:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a business at Europa Boulevard on Thursday morning following reports of a blaze after smoke was seen coming from the building.

Backing bid to fight for every heartbeat

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11:39am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WARRINGTON North MP Helen Jones has backed a campaign which has been launched by the British Heart Foundation.

Summer fair at Westbrook Old Hall on Saturday

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9:41am Monday 30th June 2014

WESTBROOK Old Hall Primary School will host its annual summer fete on Saturday from 1pm to 4pm.

Visa fear for Chernobyl children

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10:36am Friday 27th June 2014

 ‘Shambolic’ system could prevent those affected by disaster from visiting UK

Football stars of the future play at Goodison Park tournament

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10:32am Friday 27th June 2014

BUDDING footballers had the chance to stand where many football legends have stood before them when they were given the chance to play at the home of Everton, Goodison Park. Westbrook Old Hall Primary School’s year four football team showcased their sports skills when they secured a place in the final of the Road to Goodison tournament, which was organised by the Everton Academy. PE and school sports leader Mel Jamison said: “I was so proud of them. To get through all the rounds of the competition and get to Goodison was amazing. It was a fantastic day.” The pupils fought their way to final and even had the chance to play at Everton’s training ground Finch Farm and meet manager Roberto Martínez.

Fostering charity office to open

10:31am Friday 27th June 2014

UK FOSTERING will mark the opening of its new office in Westbrook with an open day on July 19 from 11.30am to 2pm.

Bowling club gets defibrillator

10:30am Friday 27th June 2014

BURTONWOOD Bowling Club is now equipped to save lives after the Rotary Club of Warrington presented the club with a defibrillator.

Police monitor after complaints

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

POLICE will continue to monitor anti-social behaviour in Burtonwood following reports from residents on the Burtonwood Industrial Estate and near to the Bridge Inn and the Elm Tree.

Stop parking cars on pavements

10:29am Friday 27th June 2014

POLICE are determined to crackdown on motorists blocking footpaths on Hollins Lane in Winwick, which often forces pedestrians to walk on the road.

Show home opens on new estate

10:28am Friday 27th June 2014

A NEW housing development on Kingswood Road is set to be unveiled later this month.

Summer play is set to return

10:16am Friday 27th June 2014

SUMMER play schemes are scheduled to return this year with sessions planned in Burtonwood and Westbrook.

Barbecue demonstrations

1:17pm Thursday 26th June 2014

BARBECUE demonstrations will be held at Bents today, Thursday, to get things sizzling for summer.

Vanessa bags big interviews

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1:16pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A BROWNIE leader from Culcheth had the chance to interview some of the UK’s biggest pop acts including Tinie Tempah and Pixie Lott.

Villagers demand road repairs

1:07pm Thursday 26th June 2014

 Residents say potholes and cracked pavements pose a serious risk to pedestrians

Nursery children enjoy colourful new learning areas

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1:05pm Thursday 26th June 2014

YOUNGSTERS will be able to let their imaginations run wild thanks to an improved play area at Birchwood CE Primary School.

Music warms up carnival

1:04pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A FREE music evening is being held at The Black Swan as a warm up to the first Rixton-with-Glazebrook Carnival in more than 30 years.

Shoppers dig deep for charity

1:03pm Thursday 26th June 2014

ASDA Birchwood has thanked its customers after raising £11,236 for charities this year.

Staff return from Albania

12:42pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A TEAM of adventurers from a Birchwood business have returned from a 2,400-mile charity mission to Albania.



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