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Six things we learned in Orford, Longford, Woolston and Padgate this week.

Six things we learned in Orford, Longford, Woolston and Padgate this week.

The vandals left behind a trail of destruction

Group of vandals destroy plant pots funded by the community

Youngsters at St Monica's Catholic Primary School after the Stranger Danger talk

Stranger Danger talk and festival fun - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

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Sprinkler system prevents fire disaster at Appleton shredding factory

Mima Cornish and her hairdresser Su Plant IPH16615

Mum's head shave by Stockton Heath hairdresser to provide wigs for sick children

Cllr Judith Wheeler

Facility plans and water work completion - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Lydia Blundell and Emily Palmer during the session IPW29615

Bridgewater pupils 'embrace' vital defibrillator training

Staying mentally strong

Staying mentally strong

Back l-r: Joe McGuinness and Sam Boland, front Heidi Mitchell and Megan Burgess

Broomfields pupils visit Stockton Heath ice cream parlour as part of Mediterranean theme

Marsha Roberts (r) and Joanna David-Goddard

Initiative giving community chance to 'withdraw' and 'deposit' time launched in Stockton Heath

Owner Lisa Sherratt celebrating the salon's 21st birthday

Birthdays, football and reading awards: 7 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Mary and Arthur made their third visit in 10 years to Buckingham Palace

Third visit to Buckingham Palace in 10 years for Appleton couple

The site in Walton MBZ170615

Construction of 14 Walton homes expected to be completed in 2017

Walton Hall and Gardens

Walton Gardens award and festival commences - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Harry Laing was joined in the Town Hall by MP David Mowat

Festival fever and parking problems - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Bryan Robson and Ilham Begde

Haircuts, long grass and skydives: 7 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Chloe Bedworth and her cousin Leo Seed

Trainee teacher to shave hair for ward that looks after cousin

Enda Bradley joined by Julie Corrigan, Carmel O'Neill and Rachel Ore IPP4215

Pharmacy highlights importance of chlamydia screening to residents

Players from Hollyoaks celebrate their victory

Hollyoaks stars join Appleton business to put on football fundraiser

Rica with the Appleton Boys squad IPQ30515

Appleton Boys manager fears for future of team if more players not registered

Go on safari at Risley Moss

Pupils Alfie Hands and Kathryn Kendrick with head teacher Michelle Dobson MBA080615A

Time capsules, lottery funding and men's fitness: 6 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Ashley Terron was accompanied at the party by girlfriend Jodie Clayton

Royal garden party and pizza portrait - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Sophie Heptonstall is British Sub Aqua Club's youngest ever national diving officer

Stretton scuba diver determined to increase participation from women

Cllr Kate Hannon opens the refurbished pavilion MBA230515

Pavilion refurbishments at Alexandra Park unveiled

James Jennion

Charity awards, trips to Peru and a new gym: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Pupils Logan Conlon and Amber Lawless IPT22515

Students take tips from Three Little Pigs and learn how to build a brick house

School rated as outstanding for third time in a row

School rated as outstanding for third time in a row

The travellers site in Walton

Traveller site concern and educational walk - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

St Matthew's CE Primary School pupils have been celebrating their 'outstanding' Ofsted report

Commitment of St Matthew's pupils and staff recognised in 'outstanding' Ofsted report

Garden Safari returns to Rixton and Glazebrook

Silcock’s Funfair

Leaking roofs, charity cycles and champagne receptions: 7 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Kerry Jones

Fitness fanatic comes top in competition

From l-r: Freddie Sellers, Thomas Hames, Andrew Flintoff, Jonjo Hall and Leo Hemington

Flintoff, Vaughan and Savage watch on at Warrington Sports Club

Appleton residents have been urged to stay alert

Police warning and 'crazy' speed limit - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Wendy with, from back l-r: David Gartside, Brun Munslow, Chris Pitts, Sue Davies, Janet Acton, Paul Moir-Riches DGGB190515

Lions roar to success for mum-of-four in need of wheelchair

Litter picks, swimathons and papal visits: 7 things things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Litter picks, swimathons and papal visits: 7 things things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Some of the pupils who took part in the sponsored bounce

Pupils take on sponsored bounce for Nepal appeal

Cllr Peter Walker

Re-elected Appleton councillor sets out vision

From l-r: Year six pupils Lucy Rothwell, Louise Ashworth, Eva Connolly, Amelia Moss, Ewan Schooles, Henry O'Neill and Jessica Dix-Baker IPZY30415

St Thomas' pupils celebrate dominant year on netball court

Celia Jordan is the new chairman of Stockton Heath Parish Council IPQ17415

Former councillor unanimously voted as new Stockton Heath Parish Council chairman

Stockton Heath Primary School pupils Ethan Lang and Emma Conroy IPA12515

Stockton Heath pupils visit ice cream parlour ahead of setting up their own

Tudor Pole (l) welcomes Chris Rees to the Stockton Heath Festival team

Festival role changes and crime figures - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Chantelle Scargill

Student through to final of skills competition

Max Vickers shot to fame on the X Factor in 2011

Former X Factor star and PCSO support - FIVE things we learned in Appleton, Stockton Heath and neighbouring villages this week

Members of the Wild Bettys team with Abbie

Cycling challenge from Southport to Stockton Heath for two-year-old with rare condition

Beneficiary Malcolm McDonald at the Walton Lea Partnership site

Walton Lea Partnership inviting adults with learning disabilities to take on courses

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Carnival to return on June 27

The library team Jan Puzylo, Jenny Graham and Jo Unsworth

School reunions, book giveaways and new kits: 6 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Ted and Jo after the youngster won the Warrington Guardian Inspiration Award last year MBEB301014

Inspirational Stockton Heath youngster sets sights on Paris

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