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Chloe Bedworth and her cousin Leo Seed

Trainee teacher to shave hair for ward that looks after cousin

Heathfield House Day Nursery's Art Attack-style smile DGM110615

Youngsters show off their healthy grins for National Smile Month

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

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

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

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

Chantelle Scargill

Student through to final of skills competition

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

Horses, psychics and bag packing: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Horses, psychics and bag packing: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Cllr Billy Lines-Rowlands

Chance for a park to be proud of

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63-year-old puts fitness fanatics half his age through their paces at Birchwood bootcamp

Robert Colquhoun planting the tree at the ceremony IPVK23415

Christmas comes early for residents association

The divers on the expedition

Divers return from 'trip of a lifetime'

George Preidt

Scholarships, funfairs and duathlons: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Representatives from CIMBRA and Muir signing the contracts

Work to start on community play area

Volunteers at Oakwood Neighbourhood Centre

Volunteers join forces to give Oakwood community centre new lease of life

Callum Thompson

Oakwood cadet to take on four-day challenge in bid to win Duke of Westminster Award

The Dukes of Biohazard, aka Chris Johnson, Craig Daniels and Mark Ryder with their BMW

Charity rallies, boxercise and football coaching: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Pamela before her haircut

Woman's charity haircut after brother's life-changing accident

Funding scheme offers boost to Birchwood and Culcheth charities and groups

Julie Groom and John Dando with the students

New floors, birthdays and inflatable fun: 7 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Filming sharks, haunted hotels and tree planting: 6 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Filming sharks, haunted hotels and tree planting: 6 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Nathan Hines of Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks player gets the ball rolling for charity fund by backing Birchwood-based Brainwave

Photo credits: Colin Barratt Photography

Fashion shows and Irish nights: 5 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Andrew Moorcroft

The future is bright at Beamont

Emily Hill

Wildlife workshops, Easter crafts and go-karts: 6 things we learned in Orford, Padgate, Woolston, Fearnhead this week

Laura (centre) with some of the suppliers who use her shop

Baker brings suppliers together in one-stop Wedding shop

New Cut Heritage and Ecology Trail's open day is taking place on March 28 between 10.30am and 1pm at Woolston Community Hub

Ecology trails, credit unions and easter shows: 8 things we learned in Orford, Padgate and Woolston this week

Staff and volunteers at Hollins Green Community Shop MBCH270215

Volunteer run not-for-profit community shop opens in Rixton

Joe Brindle and Michelle Smith have signed up for the free membership

Free tennis club membership for Birchwood Your Housing Group tenants

Councillors, police and representatives from Certas Energy and The Oliver King Foundation during the defibrillator presentation

Life saving defibrillator in Birchwood after fundraising mission

Do you have what it takes to fight fires and help save lives?

Grant scheme set up for Birchwood charities

Call to put an end to trolleys being abandoned in Birchwood

Call to put an end to trolleys being abandoned in Birchwood

Work starts on Birchwood Forest Park regeneration this week

Keep to your new year resolutions with the help of LiveWire

Christmas services

Gorse Covert Mounds benefits from £13,000 restoration project

Could you help protect Rixton's wildflower meadow?

Naomi Warburton, Rachel King, Rachel Watts, Jennifer Lyons, Janet King and Judith Parker

Girl Guide leaders celebrate 85 years of volunteering between them

Plans for Locking Stumps Primary extension revealed

Craft your own Christmas presents

Jack O'Gorman, Ava York, Erin Pritchard, Alexander Wood, Quinny Duncan, and Jack Quigley

Hunt for elves at Risley Moss fundraiser

Risley Moss Christmas elf hunt to raise funds for pre-school

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