Stan’s the man for Lloyds

Warrington Guardian: Stan cuts the ribbon at the new look Honiton Way store

2:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A LONG-STANDING customer cut the ribbon on the new look Lloyds Pharmacy in Penketh.

400 likes for find Monty campaign

Warrington Guardian: Monty

2:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FACEBOOK campaign to find a Cavalier King Charles spaniel who went missing in Great Sankey has now reached more than 400 likes.

Campaign to patch up pot holes pays off

2:09pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

 Resurfacing work on village’s ‘worst road’ will be completed thanks to residents’ persistence

Skip to £1,000 for British Heart Foundation

Warrington Guardian: Katie Roche and classmates at St Vincent’s IPQT14414

2:08pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YOUNGSTERS at St Vincent’s Primary School skipped their way to success in aid of the British Heart Foundation. Pupils grabbed their skipping ropes to take part in a sponsored skip raising £1,000.

A date for your gardening diary

2:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PENKETH and Great Sankey Gardening Society members can put May 1 in their diaries as the date for the next meeting.

Car boot fundraiser

2:06pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PENKETH Medical Centre will be hosting another fundraising car boot sale in aid of Paralympic hopeful Ben Callender.

Fashion and beauty evening

2:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BE the fairest of them all with a fashion and beauty evening at the Peace Centre in Great Sankey.

Spring clean your medicine cabinet

Warrington Guardian: Old medicines handed in during the Lloyds amnesty

1:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GREAT Sankey pharmacy is encouraging residents to spring clean their medicine cabinets as part of a campaign to help patients improve their health.

Hannah’s sweet 16 scholarship

1:39pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A PENKETH College student is feeling top of the class after becoming one of 16 people in the country to be awarded a scholarship from the University of Aberystwyth.

Guide dog Harley really is mum’s best friend

Warrington Guardian: Kerry with James, Abi-Lou and beloved Harley MBN070414

12:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GREAT Sankey mum has had her life transformed thanks to a four-legged friend.

Swimmers are on the crest of a wave

Warrington Guardian: Trophy-winning members from  Penketh Swimming Club DGA010214

12:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Penketh swimming club have splashed their way to success after picking up awards for their performances in the past six months.

Make a date with surgery trio

12:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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

Bike ride for Wolves and Prescott

Warrington Guardian: Steve Prescott

12:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

GREAT Sankey’s Chapelhouse Cycling Club will pedalling across Ireland again this May to raise money for two charities close to the hearts of rugby league fans.

Weight put behind plan for dentist

Warrington Guardian: The General Dental Council has struck Leslie Thomas Cookson off its register

12:08pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PLANS have been submitted to turn a Penketh gym into a dentist.

Penketh parish council vacancy

12:17pm Friday 11th April 2014

PENKETH Parish Council has been advertising a casual vacancy after Clr Helena Luis left.

If you go down to the woods today ...

Warrington Guardian: Jordan Cornell from Sankey Valley St James 	IPQE5314

12:16pm Friday 11th April 2014

GREEN-FINGERED youngsters at Sankey Valley St James Primary School helped plant trees to extend their woodland area and ‘Forest School’ status.

Kili crew double target with £50k

12:14pm Friday 11th April 2014

A GROUP who scaled Kilimanjaro in the hope of raising £25,000 for Warrington Youth Club have been celebrating after more than doubling their target.

That’s the wonder of (Mc) Hugh

Warrington Guardian: That’s the wonder of (Mc) Hugh

12:11pm Friday 11th April 2014

THIS mini Wonder Woman has now completed the 18th mile of her marathon challenge.

Take splat and party! School’s shed success

Warrington Guardian: Take splat and party! School’s shed success

12:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

 Pupils’ designs for outdoor area beat 700 other entries to scoop £500 prize

High-speed broadband for all

12:05pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE whole of Chapelford should soon have high-speed broadband.

Take your partner for line dance

12:04pm Friday 11th April 2014

GRAB your partner for the next line dancing social night at the Conservative Club on Meeting Lane, Penketh.

Sweetest thing

1:52pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

‘SWEET pea growing’ is the subject of April’s Penketh and Great Sankey Gardening Society meeting.

Famous five

1:51pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

CHAPELFORD housebuilder David Wilson Homes has achieved the maximum five star rating in an annual customer satisfaction survey for the fifth year running.

Table top sale

1:51pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A COMMUNITY centre is calling on residents to have a spring clean ahead of a table top sale at the former Great Sankey library building.

Kili conquerors aim to inspire for youth club

Warrington Guardian: Kili conquerors aim to inspire for youth club

1:49pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Duo climb Africa’s highest peak as part of year-long bid to raise £50,000

Daydream believer reveals inspiration behind her writing

Warrington Guardian: Cath Cassidy tells students how dreams can come true 	 	DGB130214

1:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

LONG queues awaited author Cath Cassidy during her visit to Great Sankey High School. The Barrow Hall Lane school was given the opportunity to host the girl’s fiction writer thanks to Authors Aloud UK. Schools throughout Cheshire were also invited to the event as part of a national book tour where Cathy revealed to pupils that day dreaming was largely responsible for turning her into a successful writer. Pupil Jessica Jackson, aged 12, said: “Cathy was giving advice to pupils of all ages about how to fulfil their dreams.”

Numbers come up for Mond quartet

1:45pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

PUPILS from Great Sankey High School were celebrating after beating youngsters from Warrington, Widnes and St Helens schools to the fourth annual Mond Trophy.

Bowled over by cricket funding

Warrington Guardian: Clr Faisal Rashid

1:39pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

FUNDING has now been secured for a cricket pitch on Dakota Park which is expected to be ready in May orJune this year.

Gran shares insight into losing vision

Warrington Guardian: Grandma Linda Bancroft lost her sight six years ago

11:29am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A GREAT Sankey grandma shared her dramatic experience of sight loss with guests at a House of Lords reception hosted by Action for Blind People.

Starter’s orders

11:28am Wednesday 26th March 2014

SHOW your support for Penketh High School pupils raising cash for a World Challenge expedition to Laos and Cambodia with a race night at Eagle Sports Club.

Broadband talk

11:27am Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE next Whittle Hall ward community meeting will be on the subject of broadband in the area.

Mods march on the Woodlands

11:27am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A ‘MARCH of the Mods’ fundraiser returns to the Woodlands pub in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Memories and music are made for this evening

Warrington Guardian: Penketh South Choir DGA160314

11:26am Wednesday 26th March 2014

THIS group of youngsters from Penketh South Primary School have been warming up their voices in preparation to perform alongside the Warrington Male Voice Choir and tenor Rhys Meirion.

Scouts stage fair to raise funds

11:25am Wednesday 26th March 2014

PREPARE to get creative as the 30th Warrington Penketh Methodist Scouts hold a craft and gift fair on Saturday.

You’re hired! Twins land roles

11:25am Wednesday 26th March 2014

TWIN brothers Joel and Lewis Green are celebrating a double success after both of them managed to secure engineering apprenticeships.

Sophie has very special delivery for neo-natal ward

Warrington Guardian: Sister Louise Rendall, collects the cash from Sophie Hilditch  	IPQE21214

10:48am Friday 21st March 2014

Teen’s bauble fundraiser for unit which saved her life as a 1lb 8oz premature baby 14 years ago

Welcome to the Old School Café! Tuck in to an old fashioned feast

Warrington Guardian: The Rev Paul Hockley serves up a treat 	DGG240214

10:46am Friday 21st March 2014

VISITORS can step back in time in Penketh but must be sure to be on their best behaviour if the headmaster walks past. The Oaks Centre Café on Stocks Lane has returned to its roots and relaunched as The Old School Café. During the opening week, a traditional school meal of beef stew and dumplings was on the menu followed by bread and butter pudding. St Paul’s Church bought the former Penketh Council School founded in 1908 and refurbished the building in 2000 for community use. Anyone with old photographs of pupils and staff from the former Stocks Lane School are also invited to take them to the cafe.

Crafts and gifts

10:45am Friday 21st March 2014

THE 30th Warrington Penketh Methodist Scouts are holding a craft and gift fair next Saturday, March 29 to raise funds for equipment.

School gets defib thanks to group

Warrington Guardian: The defibrillator is handed to the school	IPL27214

10:43am Friday 21st March 2014

A PIECE of potentially life-saving equipment has been donated to Penketh High School thanks to Penketh and Sankey Heritage Group.

Concern over advertising vans

10:43am Friday 21st March 2014

RESIDENTS living on The Park in Penketh have been complaining to Penketh Parish Council over cars and vans advertising businesses parking near the roundabout leading to Widnes.

Parking provision WILL be reviewed

10:40am Friday 21st March 2014

AFTER repeated complaints about parking issues in the Chapelford area, Whittle Hall councillors are now pleased to see extensive work to review parking provision is under way.

Sainsbury's staff get in gear for Sport Relief

Warrington Guardian: Limber up - the Sport Relief mile is coming to Herefordshire

4:32pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

STAFF at Chapelford Sainsbury’s are preparing for a busy weekend raising cash for Sport Relief.

Indian music programme in Penketh

4:07pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

INDIAN music programme 'Sur Sugandh', based on Indian classical music, will be at the Olive Tree Community Centre, Penketh on Saturday March between 3 and 6.30pm.

Go linedancing in Penketh

Warrington Guardian: St. Patrick's Night

10:11am Monday 10th March 2014

ST Patrick’s Day is the theme for the next Texas Rose line dancing social in Penketh.

Curling skills are put to the test

Warrington Guardian: Stuart Walddon, Alice Gardner, and James Standing do battle at Callands Primary School	 IPV/IPE/IPU21214

1:24pm Thursday 6th March 2014

THE next generation of Olympians practised their curling skills during a week-long sports camp at Callands Community Primary School.

Laugh out loud comedy and music

1:22pm Thursday 6th March 2014

IT promises to be a night packed with laugh-out-loud comedy and live music.

Rumble in the jumble sale

1:22pm Thursday 6th March 2014

GRAB a bargain at St Michael’s jumble sale in Burtonwood on Monday at the parish hall. Stalls open at 1pm until approximately 3pm.

Keep fit with karate classes

1:21pm Thursday 6th March 2014

KEEP fit and have fun at karate classes at St Michael’s Church parish hall in Burtonwood.

Grab your boots and hit ‘em for six

1:21pm Thursday 6th March 2014

GET your walking boots on for a six-mile trek around Burtonwood.

Oxford bound

12:36pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A GREAT Sankey pupil is feeling top of the class after receiving an offer to study chemistry at Oxford University.

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