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MP given insight into how Sir Bobby's charity will fund ground-breaking research

Northwich Guardian:

6:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

KNUTSFORD'S MP visited a Booths Hall-based charity this week to learn how it will fund ground breaking research into the regeneration of limbs for amputee victims. 

Joy for bus users after firm announces improvement to 88 service

Northwich Guardian: Council signs contract to extend Knutsford to Altrincham bus service until 2019

11:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUS users in Knutsford have at long last been given a timely boost after the service that takes passengers to Wilmslow and Altrincham was made every half hour.

New bypass will have 60mph limit

Northwich Guardian: Tabley residents meet to discuss concerns about extension to proposed A556 bypass

9:44am Friday 29th August 2014

THE new A556 bypass will have a speed limit of 60mph which campaigners said shows the government was concerned about air pollution caused by the new road.

£200million A556 bypass given go-ahead

Northwich Guardian: Tabley residents meet to discuss concerns about extension to proposed A556 bypass

9:26am Friday 29th August 2014

A NEW bypass for the A556 has been granted permission by the Secretary of State for Transport

Council highlights Wilmslow services as evidence to improve Knutsford's trains

Northwich Guardian: A Northern Rail train

7:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE number of passengers using Wilmslow train station and the six services an hour it enjoys has been highlighted by Knutsford Town Council as to why the town should receive an improved rail service in the upcoming franchise renewal.

Police appeal for residents to be vigilant despite fake £20 notes arrests

Northwich Guardian: A fake note

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

KNUTSFORD'S police officers are continuing to urge the town's residents - and those from further afield - to keep an eye out for fake £20 notes after two women were arrested and bailed this week.

Mere hotel to expand in bid to keep up with competition

Northwich Guardian:

11:20am Monday 11th August 2014

A HOTEL in Mere is looking to build 24 bedrooms and renovate its conference facilities in a bid to keep up with competition in the area.

Designer settles into Plain and Simple role

Northwich Guardian:

4:40pm Thursday 7th August 2014

KNUTSFORD-based kitchen design company, Plain & Simple Kitchens is welcoming new head CAD Designer Hannah Bateman to the team, as it continues to strengthen its offering to customers.

Retired planner devises project for medical centre

Northwich Guardian:

2:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A KNUTSFORDIAN with a history of planning major projects believes he has come up with the solution to the town’s ongoing lack of medical centre.

Jim gets to the Hart of the matter at Allostock Gooseberry Show

Northwich Guardian:

2:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

JIM Hart triumphed once again with clean sweep of the top trophies at the Allostock Society Gooseberry Show held in Lower Peover on Saturday.

Don Giovanni raise thousands for charity after first birthday spectacular

Northwich Guardian:

11:40am Friday 1st August 2014

A KNUTSFORD restaurant raised more than £5,000 for two local causes when it invited special guests to join staff to celebrate its first birthday.

Peter makes it a triple crown

Northwich Guardian:

4:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

PETER Riley made it three in a row at the Crown of Peover show on Saturday.

UPDATE: Retailers urged to keep eyes peeled for fake money

Northwich Guardian: Who will finance new shops?

5:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

KNUTSFORD’S retailers – and shoppers – are being urged to look out for fake money after the town’s police officers reported fraudsters had been operating in the area.

Brian cops a kiss from dean after graduating with a Masters degree at the age of 77

Northwich Guardian:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

BRIAN Taylor has shown you’re never too old to learn after graduating this week with a master’s degree at the age of 77.

Police warn retailers over fake £20 notes in Knutsford

Northwich Guardian: Come along to meeting and get £20!

4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE in Knutsford have warned traders after seizing fake £20 notes in the town centre.

Police worker helped catch woman’s killer

Northwich Guardian:

4:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A POLICE staff member who played a crucial part in gathering evidence that resulted in a man being jailed for life for the murder of a Cranage woman has been commended by Cheshire’s top cop.

Fill out the survey and 'let's push for extra service'

Northwich Guardian:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RAIL users and residents living along the Mid Cheshire line that serves Knutsford and its surrounding villages can fill out an online survey – or write a letter – in a bid to get more trains passing through the area.

Ruby's get decked out in Meccanica gear ahead of autumn concerts

Northwich Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SUCCESSFUL Manchester band has chosen a Knutsford clothing brand as their ‘main style’ choice this week.

Steve handed top award after key role in Cranage murder trial

Northwich Guardian:

2:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A POLICE staff member who played a crucial part in gathering evidence that resulted in a man being jailed for life for the murder of a Cranage woman has been commended by Cheshire’s top cop.

Get yourself down to Tatton's Home Farm during summer holidays

Northwich Guardian:

11:20am Monday 21st July 2014

STAFF at Tatton’s Home Farm have been busy creating a highly imaginative – and educational – programme of summer holiday activities for children to immerse themselves during their six weeks off.

Peover pupils get prepared for their 100 year birthday celebrations

Northwich Guardian:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

PUPILS at Peover Superior Primary School will be learning what it’s like to be a child in bygone times as part of the school’s 100th birthday celebrations.

Crowds turn out in force for opening of new Moor play area

Northwich Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

HUNDREDS of excited children – and parents – turned out in force to mark the reopening of Knutsford’s Moor play area.

Back our bid for rail service overhaul

Northwich Guardian:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

RESIDENTS have been urged to get behind a campaign launched by the Guardian and the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership to get a half-hourly service connecting our towns and villages to Manchester and Chester.

Relief for protest group as plant proposal rejected - but applicant has said he will appeal

Northwich Guardian: Ray Brown with his son Adam next to plans for the green energy plant 	Picture: Nick Jones n123840

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A FARMER has said he will get an independent review on a decision by environmental officers that has seen them reject his plans to build a biogas plant in Twemlow.

Windmill Wood to be sold to private bidder after failing to sell at auction

Northwich Guardian:

7:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WOOD on the outskirts of Knutsford that failed to sell at an auction this week is set to be sold to a private bidder, the Guardian can reveal.

Community floral group hit out at thieves after their work is vandalised

Northwich Guardian:

7:50am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A COMMUNITY group that makes Knutsford bloomin’ glorious has hit out thieves who have stolen plants from the front of the station – and the antlers from Elvis the deer for the second time in six months.

Councillors aim to get to the bottom of town's parking hot spots

Northwich Guardian:

2:20pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE owners of two ‘prime’ parking hotspots in Knutsford have been urged to implement restrictions to stop motorists from parking there.

Council moots idea of 'welcome packs' for Knutsford newcomers

Northwich Guardian: Knutsford Town Council coat of arms

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

AN idea to produce a ‘Welcome to Knutsford’ brochure for the town’s new residents, which could include discount vouchers and information on the town, is under consideration by the town council.

Dance group are jumping for joy over competition

Northwich Guardian:

4:20pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A DANCE group from Knutsford Academy has reached the national final of a top competition.

Community group gets £3,000 boost

Northwich Guardian:

6:30am Friday 11th July 2014

COMMUNITY Spirit has benefitted from a £3,000 grant from Knutsford Town Council.

Environment Agency refuses licence for AD plant in Twemlow

Northwich Guardian: Residents protest against the biogas facility at Twemlow                                                                                          n122571

3:22pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Environment Agency has this afternoon, Tuesday, announced it has refused an application from a  farmer to build an anaerobic digester plant in Twemlow.

'School zone' could be implemented on 'treacherous' Bexton Road

Northwich Guardian: TRAFFIC CALMING: A 20mph zone near Tudor Grange School in Bilford Road, Worcester.

11:20am Wednesday 9th July 2014

SPEED limits on Bexton Road could be cut to 20mph as part of a ‘school zone’ initiative after a plea from a concerned parent.

Town turns out for second Knutsford Promenades event

Northwich Guardian:

5:30pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A STROLL around town with a difference greeted the hundreds of people who joined in Saturday's Knutsford Promenade.

Officers approve plans to build 360 homes on Ilfords site in Mobberley

Northwich Guardian: Harman Technology in Mobberley

6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PLANS to build 360 homes and a new HQ for a firm in Mobberley have been recommended for approval by borough council planning officers but the decision has left current villagers ‘shocked’.

UPDATED: Firefighters all set for nine days of strike action

Northwich Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

11:20am Monday 7th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Cheshire and the rest of England will go on strike for nine days this month – starting later this week – in response to what they have said is a ‘vicious’ attack on their pensions.

Kay to step into Tony's shoes after opening new podiatry clinic

Northwich Guardian:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A NEW podiatrist is in town and has set up home in a practice familiar to many Knutsfordians.

Knutsford's second Promenades all ready for the off

Northwich Guardian:

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

ORGANISERS have told the Guardian everything is in place for Saturday’s Knutsford Promenade.

Road set to be closed until next week after 'sink hole' appears

Northwich Guardian:

5:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

MANOR Park North was closed on Monday – and will remain closed until early next week – after this ‘sink hole’ appeared in the middle of the road.

Knutsford pub set to reopen under new name

Northwich Guardian: Richard Walker, operations director at the Belle Epoque, with owner Matthew Mooney.

1:56pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A POPULAR Knutsford pub has been given a change of name by its new owners.

Children fly high at farm thanks to fun-filled week of activities

Northwich Guardian:

3:25pm Monday 30th June 2014

YOUNGSTERS visiting a Millington-based charity were treated to a once in a lifetime experience this week that centered on the magical world of flight.

Manor Park North closed after hole appears in the road

Northwich Guardian: Epsom Downs Road, closed earlier this year by fallling trees

11:14am Monday 30th June 2014

WORKMEN are investigating after a two metre hole appeared in a road in Knutsford this morning, Monday.

Police forces join forces to deter border crime

Northwich Guardian: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

4:59pm Thursday 26th June 2014

TWO police forces have joined forces today, Thursday, to launch an operation aimed at 'disrupting' illegal activities between the two counties. 

MP George visits a school on the up ...

Northwich Guardian: Lisa Hesmondhalgh with Mr Osborne and Nim Cassidy, chair of governors.

12:22pm Thursday 26th June 2014

KNUTSFORD’S MP has paid a special visit to a primary school.

Support for promenade is music to ears of organisers

Northwich Guardian: GEORGE Osborne MP, pictured with Sarah Flannery, has thrown his weight behind the Knutsford Promenades event

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

SUPPORT for this year's Knutsford Promenade continues to grow as David Briggs, the Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire, is the latest recruit to the band of performers taking part on Saturday, July 5.

Knutsford's iconic Sessions House could be set to close for good

Northwich Guardian: Knutsford's iconic Sessions House could be set to close for good

12:40pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE future of Knutsford's court house is in doubt after the Ministry of Justice decided to consult on its permanent closure. 

Trader hails town council's market hall purchase

Northwich Guardian: Traders Alan Bolshaw (right) and David Brade                                                     n132430

5:50pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A KEY market trader in Knutsford has welcomed the town council’s acquisition of the indoor market hall.

Sanofi up for top industry award

Northwich Guardian: The awards received more than 500 entries from all over the UK.

1:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

PHARMACEUTICAL company, Sanofi in Holmes Chapel has been named as a top organisation for people management practice in the UK

Bill donates 1914 Goostrey Rose Day items after Guardian write up

Northwich Guardian: Bill Eyres handing over his 1914 Goostrey Rose Day artefacts to Margaret Kettle and Sue Mottershead. 26kgoostreyoldqueencrown_n142624

7:30am Monday 23rd June 2014

THE unknown details of the 1914 Goostrey Rose Queen have come to light thanks to an article in the Guardian about this year’s queen.

New all weather sports pitch set for Holmes Chapel

Northwich Guardian: New all weather sports pitch set for Holmes Chapel

3:40pm Monday 16th June 2014

A SCHOOL in Holmes Chapel has submitted plans to build a new 3G sports pitch that will be available for the community to use.

Award-winning Ruralwatch campaign embraces new technology

Northwich Guardian: Police urge smartphone users to install tracker

9:30am Monday 9th June 2014

A MUCH-heralded police campaign for Knutsford’s rural communities is embracing modern technology and the lead officer wants residents to jump on board.


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