Memories of poignant search for uncle during wartime to raise funds for Hollinfare War Memorial project.

1:34pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN'S search for his uncle's final resting place after the Second World War is to be the basis of poignant talk.

Gorse Covert path improvement work to start in November

10:48am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £13,416 grant will help restore a woodland path for ramblers and dog walkers in Gorse Covert.

Can you help with pond conservation?

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought for a pond conservation project on Saturday.

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

Warrington Guardian: Edward Green with his guide dog Macca IPE19914

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.

Fungal foray at Risley Moss

2:43pm Thursday 9th October 2014

FORAGE for fungi on a fungal foray.

Woman arrested during Risley prison operation

12:13pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A WOMAN was arrested as part of a police operation to prevent drugs and banned items getting into HMP Risley.

Apprentice engineers bag jobs at Sellafield's Risley base

Warrington Guardian: Director of Hinton House Andrew Carr (left) and chief executive Warrington Borough Council Steven Broomhead (front middle) congratulating the young apprentices on their new jobs with Sellafield Ltd

2:34pm Thursday 25th September 2014

SIX design engineering apprentices have been offered jobs with Sellafield after successfully completing their training at the company’s Risley office.

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

Warrington Guardian:

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

Warrington Guardian: Clr Chris Vobe

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.

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

Warrington Guardian:

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.

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.

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

Warrington Guardian:

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.

On the beat in the heart of Birchwood

Warrington Guardian:

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

Warrington Guardian: From left: Mike Parker, Matthew Bent and Amanda Prescott

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.

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

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.

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