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ROWING: Northwich teen scoops silver for Great Britain

Northwich Guardian: George Lawton, from Northwich Rowing Club, was a winner in two boat classes during Saturday's time trial at Runcorn

9:37pm Sunday 2nd August 2015

George Lawton, of Northwich Rowing Club, won a medal in Great Britain's colours on Sunday

COUNTY: Cheshire reach national final

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

8:52pm Sunday 2nd August 2015

Bowlers from Northwich and Winsford helped Cheshire to reach a national final on Sunday

BRUNNER: Cons can't stop holders

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

7:54pm Sunday 2nd August 2015

Tixall proved too big an obstacle for Wharton Cons to overcome on Saturday

CYCLING: Lee lowers Weaver Valley marker

Northwich Guardian: CYCLING: Three wheels success

3:38pm Friday 31st July 2015

Lee Suthard turned record-breaker for Weaver Valley Cycling Club during the Selby 10

ROWING: Northwich boys win for England

Northwich Guardian:

3:08pm Friday 31st July 2015

Northwich Rowing Club's junior men's quad were winners in England colours last weekend

COUNTY: Cheshire's chance to shine

Northwich Guardian:

12:10pm Friday 31st July 2015

Captain Jason Cornes says Cheshire's younger bowlers are ready to reach a national final

GYMNASTICS: Moss Farm plan taking shape

Northwich Guardian:

11:57am Friday 31st July 2015

Gymnastics officials say their plan for super centre needs public support

'My best moment' says champion Tom

Northwich Guardian:

10:56am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Thomas Vickers says it hasn't yet sunk in he's a national champion after winning the British Individual Senior Merit on Saturday

COMMENT: Mid Cheshire is mighty

Northwich Guardian:

12:15pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

Sports writer Andrew Simpson assesses the strength of bowls in mid Cheshire following last week's Guardian Cup final

Vickers joins local legends with All England triumph

Northwich Guardian:

11:03pm Sunday 26th July 2015

Thomas Vickers' brilliant summer continues after he wins national singles' title

ROWING: Medal success for Ford

Northwich Guardian:

5:38pm Sunday 26th July 2015

Emily Ford wins bronze medal at World Rowing Under 23s Championships in Bulgaria

Testing start for 1874

Northwich Guardian: First beer festival is sold out

3:39pm Sunday 26th July 2015

Friday's fixture release completed 1874 Northwich's calendar for the new campaign

ROWING: Ford reaches world final

Northwich Guardian:

3:37pm Friday 24th July 2015

Emily Ford, a former Grange School student, goes for gold on the global stage this weekend

ROWING: England calls for Northwich champions

Northwich Guardian:

2:31pm Friday 24th July 2015

After winning gold last weekend, Northwich Rowing Club's junior men will race for England on Saturday

ALL ENGLAND: Wharton duo step on national stage

Northwich Guardian:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

Winsford duo part of Cheshire contingent at British Individual Senior Merit this weekend

"I've never played better," says Guardian Cup champ

Northwich Guardian:

4:50pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Thomas Vickers says he's in the 'form of his life' after winning the Guardian Cup

Cobley brothers clobber Ashley attack

Northwich Guardian:

10:51am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Winnington Park, Oakmere, Kingsley and Winsford seconds all record victories in Cheshire League

GUARDIAN: Tom triumphs once again

Northwich Guardian:

3:48pm Sunday 19th July 2015

Thomas Vickers continued a victorious summer by adding the Guardian Cup to a list of titles won in 2015

GUARDIAN: Cadman out to cause upset

Northwich Guardian:

1:29pm Friday 17th July 2015

Glynn Cookson is again a contender to win the Guardian Cup on Friday

GUARDIAN: Nixon targets maiden win

Northwich Guardian:

1:23pm Friday 17th July 2015

Daniel Nixon meets a familiar foe in the Guardian Cup last eight on Friday

Underdogs out to spring surprise

Northwich Guardian:

11:43am Friday 17th July 2015

The draw for this season's Mid-Cheshire District FA Senior Cup was published on Friday

Early meeting with Witton for Vics

Northwich Guardian: Buxton v Witton: preview

10:56am Friday 17th July 2015

Northwich Victoria play a first home match at Wincham Park against New Mills next month

Albion kick off new term at home

Northwich Guardian:

9:02am Thursday 16th July 2015

Scott Dundas' first league match in charge at Witton is at home to Ossett Albion

ROWING: Ford picked for world championships

Northwich Guardian:

5:16pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

Former Grange School student picked for Great Britain's team at world championships for under 23s

Martin's magic just the trick for Kingsley

Northwich Guardian:

1:53pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

Winnington Park lose to a promotion rival, while Barnton take tumble against lowly Woodford

ROWING: Silver in Lucerne for Langridge

Northwich Guardian:

8:00am Monday 13th July 2015

A sprint finish earned Matthew Langridge and James Foad a silver medal in the men's pair at the World Cup

ATHLETICS: Hat-trick of medals at schools’ nationals

Northwich Guardian:

10:20pm Saturday 11th July 2015

Students from Sir John Deane's College and Weaverham High School among medallists at national championships

COMMENT: Rowers help Northwich stand out

Northwich Guardian: Northwich Rowing Club will be represented at this week's Henley Royal Regatta. Picture: Henley Royal Regatta

7:34pm Monday 6th July 2015

Andrew Simpson reflects on Henley Regatta, where rowers trained in Northwich regularly rub shoulders with rivals from across the world

ROWING: Langridge makes statement at Henley

Northwich Guardian:

1:39am Monday 6th July 2015

Matthew Langridge wore his former club's colours during the awards ceremony at Henley Royal Regata

ATHLETICS: Trio in action at British Championships

Northwich Guardian: Mid Cheshire athletes to represent county

8:30am Monday 6th July 2015

Katie Brough led Vale Royal Athletics Club's contingent during the British Championships at the weekend

DARTS: No Matchplay place for Kellett

Northwich Guardian: Stuart Kellett's debut at the PDC World Matchplay ended in defeat on Sunday. Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC

8:44pm Sunday 5th July 2015

Stuart Kellett endures frustrating weekend attempting to qualify for major tournaments

ROWING: Northwich progress at Henley

Northwich Guardian:

6:26pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Northwich were convincing victors on their bow at this year's Henley Royal Regatta

ROWING: Gallant Grange exit Henley

Northwich Guardian: Northwich Rowing Club will be represented at this week's Henley Royal Regatta. Picture: Henley Royal Regatta

1:30pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Grange School could not hold off the challenge of German opposition at Henley on Thursday

MERIT: Third time lucky for Tom

Northwich Guardian:

4:33pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Thomas Vickers is crowned county best after beating clubmate in Cheshire Senior Merit final

ROBERTS: Winnington feels close to his best

Northwich Guardian:

4:28pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Roberts Bakery Cup final runner-up says confidence high after improved run of results

GUARDIAN: Mix of old and new progress

Northwich Guardian:

4:23pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Eight bowlers secured a place at Guardian Cup finals night after a final qualifier on Monday

Project's success down to volunteers

Northwich Guardian:

11:30am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Davenham Cricket Club's extended pavilion was opened officially by a familiar face on Friday

ROWING: Northwich crew ready for Henley

Northwich Guardian:

2:11pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Northwich will be represented by two crews at this week's world-famous Henley Regatta

ROBERTS: Vickers dominates finals night

Northwich Guardian:

10:33am Monday 29th June 2015

Thomas Vickers is closing in on Glynn Cookson's haul of eight Roberts Bakery Cup wins after his latest success

ROWING: Northwich crews seeded in Henley draw

Northwich Guardian:

10:28am Monday 29th June 2015

Grange School and Northwich Rowing Club crews are rated as contenders to win their category at this week's Henley Royal Regatta

We'll be ready for derby opener, says Hawkins

Northwich Guardian:

9:00am Monday 29th June 2015

Northwich players will start next season fitter, according to the club's vice-chairman

ROBERTS: In-form Thurlwell feeling good

Northwich Guardian:

12:49pm Friday 26th June 2015

Matthew Thurlwell is ready for Friday's Roberts Bakery Cup final

ROBERTS: Cookson's confidence is high

Northwich Guardian:

12:43pm Friday 26th June 2015

Simon Cookson takes on dad Glynn in the Roberts Bakery Cup final's last eight on Friday

Gardner set for surprise Albion return

Northwich Guardian:

5:10pm Friday 19th June 2015

Anthony Gardner, who 'made himself unavailable' for Witton during last season's run-in, has agreed to come back

ATHLETICS: Quartet make grade for Mid Cheshire

Northwich Guardian:

12:53pm Friday 19th June 2015

Athletes representing Mid Cheshire have qualified for a national track and field championships

McLaverty promises different style

Northwich Guardian:

5:12pm Thursday 18th June 2015

If it ain't broke...Ron McLaverty's philosophy after taking over as Northwich Rugby Club's chairman

Weaverham's slide continues

Northwich Guardian:

5:08pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

Davenham and Middlewich suffer defeats, while Northwich squeeze past Stockport in thriller

Price sets Davenham on right path

Northwich Guardian:

5:05pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

Weaverham seconds beat Oulton Park, Northwich lose and Middlewich draw in county league

GUARDIAN: Holder falls at first hurdle

Northwich Guardian:

4:15pm Thursday 11th June 2015

Jason Cornes' defence of the Guardian Cup is over after he lost in the qualifying round

Garrod's century earns Barnton share of derby spoils

Northwich Guardian:

12:07pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

Kingsley, Oakmere and Winsford suffered defeats in the Cheshire League at the weekend

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