Musicians host school summer soiree

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4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE corridors of Penketh High School were alive with the sound of music as pupils prepared for their final concert of the academic year.

Andy tackles the Everest marathon

Warrington Guardian:

4:21pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PENKETH man has returned home after conquering the highest marathon on earth and raising more than £2,000 for a charity close to his heart in the process.

Car boot sale in Penketh for Ben

11:54am Monday 21st July 2014

HEAD to Penketh Medical Centre on Sunday as they hold another of their regular car boots to raise cash for Paralymic hopeful Ben Callender.

Reverend retires

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11:49am Wednesday 16th July 2014

REVEREND Michael Buckland at St Mary’s Church in Great Sankey has retired.

Pre-school is rated inadequate

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11:48am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CROMDALE Way Pre-school has been rated as inadequate during a recent Ofsted inspection.

Residents blow hot and cold over fire station plan

Warrington Guardian:

11:47am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PLANS for a fire station in Penketh have been submitted despite a mixed response from residents.

Commonwealth comes to Evelyn Street with fencer Adrian

Warrington Guardian:

11:46am Wednesday 16th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS got into the Commonwealth spirit thanks to a special visit from a wheelchair athlete.

Happy birthday to Sainsbury’s

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11:45am Wednesday 16th July 2014

GET your party hats at the ready as Sainsbury’s in Chapelford celebrates its second anniversary tomorrow, Friday.

Sunday ban on phone pole work

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11:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

APPLICANTS behind plans to increase the size of a phone pole in Penketh have been told work cannot take place on Sundays or bank holidays.

Warning over shed break-ins

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11:43am Wednesday 16th July 2014

OFFICERS from Warrington West NPU have issued a warning to residents in Great Sankey and Penketh after numerous shed break-ins in the Past few weeks.

Councillor to host Great Sankey surgery

10:05am Tuesday 15th July 2014

GREAT Sankey councillor Hitesh Patel hosts a surgery on Saturday.

Classic rock night at Eagle

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7:49am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CLASSIC rock night takes place at Eagle Sports Club in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Centre patients to be offered places

Warrington Guardian:

12:01pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A GP practice in Burtonwood will be offering appointments to Great Sankey patients let down by doctors at Sankey Medical Centre.

Everyone for tennis

Warrington Guardian:

11:57am Wednesday 9th July 2014

WIMBLEDON fever swept across the area this month as more than 40 youngsters attended a junior open day at Penketh Tennis Club.

Knit and natter time

Warrington Guardian:

11:53am Wednesday 9th July 2014

GRAB your knitting needles as the Olive Tree Community Centre in Penketh hosts a knit and natter group fortnightly throughout the summer.

Lessons out, fun’s in for summer

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11:49am Wednesday 9th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS can look forward to a summer of fun during the holidays this year as Warrington Youth Club plays host to a variety of activities.

Five-star showing from first eco-friendly school

Warrington Guardian:

11:48am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUPILS at an eco-friendly school are feeling top of the class after they became the first school in Warrington to be handed a five-star energy rating.

Pupils’ picnic and fair raises £1,136

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11:46am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ORGANISERS of Penketh Community Primary School’s community picnic and fair have thanked everybody who supported the day after youngsters smashed their fundraising target.

Wedded bliss for video winning pair

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11:45am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A CHAPELFORD couple have been celebrating after scooping the title of best videographer at the north west wedding awards.

Penketh Carnival takes place this weekend

9:11am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE annual Penketh carnival takes place this weekend.

Osted report still good

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11:33am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN interim Oftsed inspection at Sankey Valley St James Primary School has found performance has been ‘sustained’ after receiving a rating of ‘good’ during their last full inspection.

Roads and school parking a priority

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11:32am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WARRINGTON west police officers made Dakota Park in Chapelford, Barrow Hall Lane in Great Sankey and Ditchfield Road in Penketh their top priorities throughout June.

Zach’s wild about £15k scholarship

Warrington Guardian:

11:32am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A PENKETH teen’s future is adding up after he was awarded a scholarship to help him with his accountancy studies.

Big Lunch is big success for pupils and pensioners at high school

Warrington Guardian:

11:31am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

PUPILS at Penketh High School grabbed their knives and forks to help mark this year’s ‘Big Lunch’ initiative.

Anger over bid to increase pole height

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11:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

PLANS for a taller telecommunications pole have received criticism from residents living nearby.

Runners urged to think about peace

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11:29am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

GREAT Sankey-based charity The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace is encouraging residents to support its work by taking part in the English Half Marathon or 10K Road Race Challenge.

Monthly surgeries to take place in Great Sankey

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8:51am Tuesday 1st July 2014

GREAT Sankey north councillors Andy Heaver and Dan Price will be holding regular monthly Saturday surgeries for residents starting this weekend.

Coach trip is full up

10:09am Friday 27th June 2014

A COACH trip to Ness Gardens on July 5 organised by the Penketh and Sankey Gardening Society is now full. Members have been told there are no more late seats.

Summer fair is community success

10:09am Friday 27th June 2014

ORGANISERS of this year’s Great Sankey summer fair have been thanking everyone involved for a ‘fantastic’ day.

School has a real buzz

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10:08am Friday 27th June 2014

 Teaching chief says Great Sankey is one of the most outstanding sites he has visited

Sainsbury’s staff top £4,000 mark for National Autistic Society

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10:05am Friday 27th June 2014

A CHARITY in the town has said a huge thank you to staff and customers at Chapelford Sainsbury’s after they marked the end of a successful 12 months as the store’s charity of the year.

Party marks 100th for Brownies

10:05am Friday 27th June 2014

SANKEY District Brownies marked their 100th birthday this month with a special party.

Mini Murrays and fledgling Federers

10:04am Friday 27th June 2014

FUTURE tennis stars took to the court at Penketh Tennis Club during a mini schools tennis event at the Hall Nook venue.

Last parish council dates before break

9:44am Friday 27th June 2014

HAVE your say at Penketh and Great Sankey Parish Council meetings on July 9 for the final time before the August summer break.

Summer fun at Chapelford Primary School

11:17am Tuesday 24th June 2014

HEAD to Chapelford Primary School on Friday for the summer fair.

Classic rock night at Eagle

9:03am Monday 23rd June 2014

A CLASSIC Rock Night takes place in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Playground plans are welcomed

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11:42am Wednesday 18th June 2014

PROPOSALS to upgrade the play area at Marina Avenue in Great Sankey have been welcomed by parents in the area.

Can they dig it? Yes they can

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11:41am Wednesday 18th June 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Chapelford Village Primary School have been getting their trowels out once again for this year’s Arley garden festival.

Make date with trio

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11:40am Wednesday 18th June 2014

HEAD to Hood Manor Community Centre on Raikes Close on Saturday as Great Sankey councillors host their regular monthly surgery.

Summer fun comes to primary school

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11:38am Wednesday 18th June 2014

CRAFT stalls, a car boot sale, bouncy slide, beat the goalie and face painting will all be available at this year’s Great Sankey Primary School summer fair.

High praise for sporting initiative

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11:38am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A PENKETH PE teacher has not let Government cuts to school sports funding stop her from organising competitions for primary schools in the area.

It’s all about Eve and her dream course

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11:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A GREAT Sankey teenager is appealing for help to pay for her dream course at a prestigious drama school in London.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ...

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11:28am Wednesday 18th June 2014

IT may be six months away but one Penketh family’s attention has already turned to Christmas.

Free Whittle Hall meeting on Monday

12:40pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WANT to get to know your neighbours, share ideas and have your say?

Parish council holds annual civic service

2:21pm Friday 13th June 2014

PENKETH Parish Council’s annual civic service will this year take place on July 6.

Bowled over by new cricket wicket

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2:20pm Friday 13th June 2014

CHAPELFORD residents do not like their new cricket wicket, they love it.

Grass cuts tip residents over hedge

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2:18pm Friday 13th June 2014

 Dog walkers say decision to only trim centre of field is ridiculous and dangerous

Six hit the wall to help raise £3,000 target for Japan Jamboree

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2:17pm Friday 13th June 2014

SIX explorer scouts from Warrington West District scaled new heights in their mission to raise enough cash to attend next year’s World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Shannon Trust boosted by lions

2:15pm Friday 13th June 2014

A GREAT Sankey children’s charity received a boost from Warrington Lions.

Teens targeted for anti-social behaviour

2:15pm Friday 13th June 2014

SEVEN teens involved in anti-social behaviour were taken home to their parents during the school holidays in Great Sankey and Penketh, according to latest statistics from Cheshire Police.

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