Cemetery action group raise the Green Flag for third year

Warrington Guardian: Fred Humphries, Liz Clarke, Irene Clare, Pete Higson, Virginia Baglee and Sharon Piggin MBA251014

4:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

COMMUNITY spirited volunteers raised the Green Flag on Saturday to celebrate their work transforming Hollinfare Cemetery.

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.

60s and 70s music in Culcheth

4:50pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A 60S AND 70s night takes place in Culcheth next Saturday, October 11, to raise funds for Newchurch Parish Church, from 8pm at Newchurch Parish Hall on Common Lane.

Meet the mushrooms in Risley

Warrington Guardian: Mushroom Art and Wild Autumn Art

4:49pm Friday 3rd October 2014

BRING the family and learn more about mushrooms at Risley Moss.

Parish council meets

4:49pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CULCHETH and Glazebury Parish Council’s next meeting is on October 14 at Culcheth Centre in Jackson Avenue.

DV8 in dining success

Warrington Guardian: Lee Birchall

4:48pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A BIRCHWOOD firm helped come up with the slick urban style for one of the latest restaurants in the north west dining scene.

Classical music in Culcheth

4:47pm Friday 3rd October 2014

MEMBERS of the Halle Orchestra and friends from other orchestras are uniting for an evening of classical music in Culcheth.

Beer festival raises £8.5k

Warrington Guardian: BEER FESTIVAL: Northallerton Beer Festival will start on Friday, September 26

4:46pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A TOTAL of 2,765 pints of ale were drunk, 445 pints of cider quaffed, 396 bottles of lager supped and 25 bottles of wine sipped at Culcheth’s fourth Beer Festival.

50th celebrated at Hollinfare church

4:46pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE Rev John Macaulay celebrated the 50th anniversary of becoming a vicar with a special service and lunch for more than 100 of his parishioners at St Helen’s Church in Hollinfare on Sunday.

Croft riding centre raises money for Macmillan

Warrington Guardian: Macmillan Coffee Morning

4:45pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CROFT Riding Centre raised around £270 for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning'.

Budding authors learn at Birchwood

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4:44pm Friday 3rd October 2014

BUDDING authors at Newchurch Primary School were inspired by a visit form Tom Palmer.

602 reasons to support housing opening in Birchwood

7:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

STAFF at the Birchwood based headquarters of Your Housing Group have come up with a new pledge.

Open evening for Scout leaders in Culcheth

8:05am Friday 19th September 2014

AN open evening for prospective volunteers to learn more about adult volunteering takes place in Culcheth on Wednesday.

Improvements unveiled for Birchwood Shopping Centre car park

6:56am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SHOPPERS in Birchwood can now benefit from around 200 new car park spaces.

Police target speeding motorists in Culcheth

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CULCHETH councillor has called on police to tackle speeding motorists on Wigshaw Lane.

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.

Puppet magic in Birchwood

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8:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CHILDREN in Birchwood received an unusual visitor on their return back to school.

Anyone for tennis in Birchwood?

8:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

A NEW tennis league for adults want to play friendly, competitive matches without having to join a club is launching in Birchwood.

Sign up for next meeting of Birchwood Forum

5:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE unusual tale of four men who had never rowed before heading across the Atlantic will be told at the next meeting of Birchwood Forum.

Guided walk of Rixton Claypits

9:31am Friday 5th September 2014

EXPLORE Rixton Claypits on a free guided walk with the Rangers.

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

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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

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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.

Help to make Glazebury roads safer

4:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WOULD you like to make your roads safer?

Find out more about Rainbows

4:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

HAS your child ever wondered what Rainbows and Brownies get up to?

Summer fair at Holcroft Grange

4:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TREAT yourself to a cake or pick up a bargain at Holcroft Grange’s summer fair in Culcheth.



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