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

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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'.

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.

Culcheth man Mick writes his name in the record books

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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.

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

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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

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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.

Cash put to use fixing highways

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5:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

ROAD repairs have been completed in Culcheth and Glazebury and councillors are now driving for more investment in the area.

Corks out for night of music

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9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOUR piece band Champagne hope to get its audience fizzing at Burtonwood Community Club on Saturday, September 13. Doors open for 7pm and costs £5.

Cash to help beat isolation

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9:42am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CASH boost of £23,984 has been awarded to Burtonwood Community Centre Association.

Rise to the baking challenge

Warrington Guardian:

9:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE battle to find the best baker will roll into Winwick later this year.

Don’t miss Bye Bye Birdie musical

Warrington Guardian:

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BUDDING actors and actresses will showcase their finest theatre skills during the stage production of Bye Bye Birdie.

Trouble-makers searched in park

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9:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE officers have been cracking down on anti-social behaviour on Kinnock Park in Burtonwood.

Tight-knit sewing club hits jackpot

Warrington Guardian:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Burtonwood Sewing Group has been celebrating after pinning down thousands of pounds in funding.

Graduation marks the end of pupils’ time at school

Warrington Guardian:

9:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GOWNS were donned when year six pupils from Winwick Primary bid farewell to their time at the school in style.

Sports leaders

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3:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AROUND 165 Asda workers have a spring in their step after being awarded sports leadership qualifications.

Get fashion tips for new season

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3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

IF autumn leaves get you down then cheer up with the next season’s styles.

Bank holiday car boot sale

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3:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BAG a bargain at Croft Bowling Association’s car boot sale on Bank Holiday Monday.

Search for clues from the past

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3:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

JOURNEY through Birchwood’s history with a free walk led by rangers.

A summer of fun and fitness

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3:38pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WARRINGTON Wolves mascot Wolfie met youngsters at Birchwood High School as part of a summer of events focused on fun and fitness.

Superheroes join the chamboree

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3:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GORSE Covert Scouts put the ‘super’ into their favourite comic book heroes when they attended the Cheshire Chamboree.

Learn more about ecology of wood

Warrington Guardian:

3:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PUPILS from Croft’s two primary schools have turned teacher to help with a project to educate residents about the history and ecology of the area.

Have your say

2:50pm Friday 15th August 2014

FANCY joining the Old Hall residents’ association to have your say and help tackle issues in the area?

Grab you shoes

2:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

PUT your dancing shoes on and head on down to Burtonwood Community Centre to enjoy live music from The Patriots and Cue Tigers.

Crackdown on illegal parking

2:44pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE officers have been cracking down on illegal parking, vehicle theft and anti-social behaviour after they were listed as a high priority in the area.

Toddler plod first at Gulliver’sWorld

2:43pm Friday 15th August 2014

GULLIVER’S World is set to hold its first toddlers plod to raise money for Pod – a charity which runs shows in 80 per cent of children’s hospices and hospital wards The toddler plod, which costs £2, will take place on September 25 at 12pm with the charity fundraiser consisting of five stages which are around 50m in length and will be led by members of the Gully Gang.

Safety first on road to success

Warrington Guardian:

2:42pm Friday 15th August 2014

TWO youngsters are on the road to success after picking up the title of Junior Road Safety Officers of the Year for Warrington.

A short but sweet trip which helps save lives

Warrington Guardian:

2:39pm Friday 15th August 2014

Chernobyl children enjoy four-week stay thanks to lifeline group

Ironman challenge in aid of Ciaran’s Cause

Warrington Guardian:

2:33pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Doctor completes gruelling physical task to fund life-saving kits

Youngsters get into the swim of things on trip

Warrington Guardian:

2:28pm Thursday 14th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS met and learned about the creatures of the ocean’s depths during a trip to Blue Planet at Cheshire Oaks.

Treasure trail at nature reserve

2:26pm Thursday 14th August 2014

CRACK the clues and win prizes at the Risley Moss summer treasure trail next Thursday.

Decorate your cakes at classes

2:24pm Thursday 14th August 2014

GET your tastebuds at the ready for plenty of chocolate frosting and buttercream with a cupcake decorating class for children at Forget-me-not in Culcheth.

New firms join Birchwood family

2:23pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THREE new companies have moved into custom-made suites as part of Birchwood Park’s support for startup businesses.

Whole new world of kit thanks to Gulliver’s

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12:26pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE Burtonwood Bulldogs has unveiled its new kit after Gulliver's theme park agreed to sponsor the team.

Ross Close parking issues under scrutiny

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12:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CONCERNS over parking on Ross Close in Old Hall have been tackled by Clr Faisal Rashid (Whittle Hall – LAB).

Pre-school praised over improvements

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12:19pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PRE-SCHOOL in Winwick was praised by Ofsted inspectors for its motivated and vigilant staff and for its creation of challenging activities for children.

Countdown to first beer festival

Warrington Guardian: SUP UP: Northallerton to host its fourth beer festival.

12:18pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE countdown for Burtonwood’s first beer festival is under way but more help is needed.

A random act of kindness to animals

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12:16pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

KIND-HEARTED pupils from St Gregory’s High School have put their hands in their pockets to donate some food and treats to Warrington Animal Welfare (WAW).

New twist on tale of the boy who wanted more

Warrington Guardian:

12:14pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

TALENTED youngsters from Winwick Primary School left the audience wanting more when they put their own stamp on the classic tale of Oliver Twist.

No first class service over passport delivery

Warrington Guardian:

12:13pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A GRANDDAD-of-five has spoken out about the stressful run-up to finally getting his hands on his granddaughter’s passport and being called a liar in the process.

New stores at mall

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10:32am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A FASHION outlet and barbers have joined Birchwood Shopping Centre.

Bus service extends

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10:30am Wednesday 6th August 2014

FIRST Manchester’s 100 bus, which runs through Hollins Green, has extended its service with buses approximately every half hour.

Toys come to life at event

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10:27am Wednesday 6th August 2014

KEEP the kids entertained this summer as they watch their favourite toys come to life at Birchwood Shopping Centre.

Police set out area priorities

Warrington Guardian: DISORDER: Police are targeting alcohol-related anti-social behaviour by issuing penalty tickets and Juvenile Referral Forms to under-16s

10:22am Wednesday 6th August 2014

KEEPING an eye on anti-social behaviour and increasing patrols to prevent burglaries are the police priorities for August in Culcheth, Croft and Glazebury.

Scouting for more details

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10:19am Wednesday 6th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS and adults are invited to a series of events to learn more about 1st Culcheth Scouts.

Age is no barrier – author James writes first book at 94

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10:15am Wednesday 6th August 2014

THEY say that everyone has a book in them – and a war veteran has proved just that after penning his first novel at 94.

Care package is just what the doctor ordered

11:25am Wednesday 30th July 2014

KIND-HEARTED pupils at St Gregory’s High School brightened up 39-year-old Gill Hunter’s day after they surprised her with gifts while she was being treated in Warrington Hospital.

Green-fingered pupils have a golden ticket to RHS Flower Show

Warrington Guardian:

11:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YEAR five pupils at Burtonwood Primary School took over the school’s greenhouse to create a Willy Wonka-themed exhibition for the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.

Sky is the limit

Warrington Guardian:

11:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NEW family pub in Burtonwood has opened its doors.

Making an entrance

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11:09am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WINWICK Primary School has been given the go ahead to refurbish its main entrance.



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