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Fantastic turnout for walk to work

Northwich Guardian:

2:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Winsford 1-5 Group organised a walk and cycle to work day for all the 4,000 estate workers on Winsford Industrial Estate.

Former Timelord returns for cult Cheshire movie production

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Cheshire-based team behind a cult sci-fi series have taken their worldwide audio hit to the big screen, in a movie prologue featuring stars from Dr Who and Blackadder.

Pet Labrador escapes vicious Winsford dog attack with £1,000 vet bill

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A WINSFORD mother is calling for law changes, after her Labrador was viciously attacked by another dog in front of her two young daughters.

Residents ready to fight Winsford housing development

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

WINSFORD residents are mobilising to fight another speculative housing development in one of the town’s most scenic locations.

Family 'greatly affected' by Winsford child grave thefts

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE in Winsford are appealing for information after a child’s grave was targeted by thieves for the second time.

Winsford U3A take aim for special Great War library exhibition

Northwich Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LEE-Enfield Mark III rifle forms part of a fascinating display of First World War memorabilia at Winsford Library next month.

More homes planned for Winsford flashes

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

ANOTHER property developer is planning to build hundreds of new houses on the edge of Winsford Flashes.

Historic Winsford bridge open to traffic after six month overhaul

Northwich Guardian:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A 150-year-old road bridge near Winsford is all set for the next century thanks to a six-month restoration project.

21 arrests in Cheshire as part of vast anti-paedophile operation

Northwich Guardian: SAFETY FEATURES: Google and Microsoft are to make it harder to access child abuse images on the internet

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHESHIRE Constabulary has arrested 21 people from across the county as part of a nationwide operation to target online paedophiles.

Anger over town council WINCAP discussions

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A FORMER trustee of WINCAP said he is ‘heartbroken’ at its demise and ‘disgusted’ that town council conversations about the defunct charity have gone on behind closed doors.

Old photo puts a face to Over Allotments' 90 year history

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

NINETY years of gardening history will be celebrated next week at some of the finest community plots in the region.

Winsford Great War service to mark 100 years since conflict began

Northwich Guardian: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A UNIQUE Great War commemorative service blending role play and period songs will be staged in Winsford this month.

MP visits Winsford war graves as part of 'virtual cemetery' project

Northwich Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

WINSFORD’S MP visited war graves in Winsford in support of a ‘virtual cemetery’ project that aims to map over 300,000 Commonwealth Great War casualties.

Occupants evicted from Winsford property after 'reprehensible' anti-social behaviour

Northwich Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

WINSFORD residents breathed a sigh of relief this week after the occupants of a flat associated with persistent anti-social behaviour were kicked out.

Council wants your opinion on Winsford play area revamp

Northwich Guardian:

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

WINSFORD residents are being asked for their views on two options for the £56,000 redevelopment of the Minster Close play area.

Woman hospitalised after sitting on Winsford play area kitchen knife

Northwich Guardian:

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A WOMAN was hospitalised after sitting on a bench from which a kitchen knife had been left protruding in Winsford.

Cheeshire Police refuse to answer WINCAP Freedom of Information request

Northwich Guardian: Police drop WINCAP financial crime unit investigation

6:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CHESHIRE Police have thrown a cloak of secrecy over their inconclusive probe into the former Winsford charity, WINCAP.

Winsford man imprisoned after admitting prostitution charges

Northwich Guardian: Recent cases from our courts

4:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A WINSFORD man is behind bars after pleading guilty to inciting women to become prostitutes via a social network site.

Winsford campaigner calls for increased cancer drug availability

Northwich Guardian: Prostate Cancer UK Fundraiser - Sober Night Challenge

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WINSFORD cancer campaigner, Gary Steele, wants the Government to ‘see sense’, and make a life changing drug more widely available on the NHS.

Heroic council clean-up fixes Verdin Fields Traveller mess

Northwich Guardian: Travellers on the Verdin Exchange fields in Winsford

6:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

AN encampment of Travellers left a trail of destruction and festering waste at a key community green space in Winsford.

Adopted woman seeks information on early life in Winsford

Northwich Guardian: Jenny Owen, born ‘Frances Pardoe’, was adopted aged six-weeks-old

4:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

AN adopted woman is appealing for locals to help her fill in the missing gaps of her early life in Winsford.

Winsford Youth Forum hope for lease extension at New Images

Northwich Guardian: Eyes down for Forum bingo evening

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

THE ex mayor of Winsford said bulldozers were welcome to level New Images youth club – over his dead body.

Winsford Great War project given Heritage Lottery backing

Northwich Guardian: Poppies will be a fitting addition to your garden this year

6:00am Friday 27th June 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING project to record the effects of the Great War on Winsford has been handed a massive boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Travellers evicted from Winsford Verdin Fields

Northwich Guardian: Travellers on the Verdin Exchange fields in Winsford

3:30pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

AN encampment of Travellers that arrived on Verdin Fields in Winsford last weekend has been evicted from the site.

BT probe 'regrettable' mid-Cheshire GP phone fault

Northwich Guardian: Charge your phone in store

6:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

BT has said it will consult the NHS to see if ‘important lessons could be learned’, after a ‘regrettable’ phone fault left mid-Cheshire patients unable to contact their GPs.

Police hunt 'obscene and racist' graffiti vandals

Northwich Guardian: Police hunt 'obscene and racist' graffiti vandals

11:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

OBSCENE and racist graffiti has been daubed on new £30,000 children’s play equipment in Winsford.

Engineering marvel would bring more boats to Winsford

Northwich Guardian: A painting by Northwich artist, Bernice Tackley, illustrates how the inclined plane might look

9:48am Monday 23rd June 2014

AN ambitious scheme to drive Winsford’s regeneration by creating a second Cheshire Ring on the canal network is gathering pace.

Winsford shopping boost after Dorothy Perkins U-turn

Northwich Guardian: Winsford shopping boost after Dorothy Perkins U-turn

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

WINSFORD’S ailing shopping centre has received a boost, after a major high street retailer decided to remain in town.

Winsford residents slam council's 'cut and run' grass mowing

Northwich Guardian: Cuttings left in Minster Close have been left to fester

12:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

OUTRAGED Winsford residents have slammed the borough council’s ‘cut and run’ policy of mowing green spaces at ‘Brands Hatch’ speeds.

Winsford parkway station plans axed as new GNWR Pendolino service bypasses town

Northwich Guardian: Virgin Trains’ Pendolino

6:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

WINSFORD’S public transport system has suffered a blow after it emerged that a planned intercity rail connection service would bypass the town.

Winsford pub opens for business at World Cup in Rio

Northwich Guardian: Dead ringer: Ernie, centre, outside the Rio's Old Star, which looks identical to its Winsford cousin.

3:25pm Friday 13th June 2014

A WINSFORD pub has opened for business 4,000 miles from home in Rio.

Council boost as Winsford Incredible Edibles begins to bear fruit

Northwich Guardian: Bearing fruit: Volunteers tend the Incredible Edibles plot at Over Recreation Ground

2:56pm Friday 13th June 2014

A PIONEERING scheme that’s turning Winsford’s underused green spaces into community food gardens is really starting to bear fruit.

Walk Winsford to explore heritage and health this autumn

Northwich Guardian: Ailsa Gaskill-Jones at Over Rec’s outdoor gym with Winsford Town Council’s new Heritage Walks guide.

11:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

THE Guardian is joining forces with Winsford Town Council for a fundraising fitness and history trail this autumn.

'Brands Hatch' council mowers churn up popular football spot

Northwich Guardian: Pauline Spruce next to the Carrisbrick Drive common with neighbour Brandon Parkey. Pauline says the area is going to waste because the council don’t cut the grass enough.

11:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A WINSFORD woman says footy-mad kids have been forced off a patch of grass because council workers have repeatedly mowed it ‘like a cow field’.

Winsford swimmer excluded by disability category changes

Northwich Guardian: Close up of swimmer for sport

6:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

THE father of a promising Winsford athlete is wandering what happened to the Olympic legacy – after disability swimming changes effectively excluded his son from competition.

Disabled blue badge changes slammed by Winsford carer

Northwich Guardian: Sidcup woman fined for misusing deceased father's blue badge

6:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A WINSFORD woman has criticised ‘unfair’ Government changes to the blue badge scheme that have left her disabled daughter facing serious mobility issues.

Winsford youth club facing uncertain future after asset transfer rejection

Northwich Guardian: Eyes down for Forum bingo evening

6:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

A YOUTH club that has served Winsford’s youngsters for 45 years is again under threat of closure.

Police drop WINCAP financial crime unit investigation

Northwich Guardian: Police drop WINCAP financial crime unit investigation

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

AFTER a six month investigation into suspected financial irregularities at a well-known Winsford charity, the police have been unable to hold anyone to account.

Union considers ballot for industrial action at major Winsford employer

Northwich Guardian: Union considers ballot for industrial action at major Winsford employer

3:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

WORKERS at a major Winsford employer are poised to consider industrial action over a contract dispute.

Winsford family to mark tragic death anniversary

Northwich Guardian: Ryan Baker, Jason's son, with Phil Baker, Linda and Jason's daughter, Amber

6:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

THE Family of a Winsford man who died after being knocked down by a vehicle in Northwich will mark the tenth anniversary of his tragic death with a fundraising walk this month.

One of two escaped prisoners arrested - officers hunt second man

Northwich Guardian: John Arnold

1:31pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

POLICE have arrested one of two men who escaped from prison in Cheshire on Tuesday.

VIDEOS: Cheshire's police and crime commissioner outlines 'inevitable' job losses

6:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

AS part of a new monthly Guardian video feature, Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has outlined ‘inevitable’ job losses at the constabulary in the face of ongoing budget cuts.

Rare amphibian hope for Rilshaw Lane campaigners

Northwich Guardian: Huw snapped this picture of the newts after finding them beneath a fence panel in his garden

5:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

HOPE in fighting a speculative housing development in Winsford may have arrived in the form of several rare amphibians.

Winsford wife killer loses sentence appeal

Northwich Guardian: Douglas Bailey was sentenced to five years in prison at Chester Crown Court last October.

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A WINSFORD pensioner who beat his wife to death following a row over their heating bill has failed to persuade top judges his sentence was too harsh.

Orig-army tank challenge for Winsford school kids First World War centenary

Northwich Guardian: Artist Derek Johnson wants school kids to build and design Mark I First World War tanks for a unique commemorative installation in Winsford

6:00am Monday 5th May 2014

WINSFORD schoolchildren will be part of an exciting ‘orig-army’ art project to create a battalion of paper tanks for the First World War centenary commemorations this year.

Majority of Mid Cheshire MPs back HS2 at second reading

Northwich Guardian: LORD BRADSHAW - HS2

10:50am Tuesday 29th April 2014

HS2 moved a step closer to Cheshire after clearing the second reading stage in Parliament.

Former Winsford deputy mayor must pay thousands back to conned building victims

Northwich Guardian: Paul Jones

3:37pm Monday 28th April 2014

THE former deputy mayor of Winsford will have to repay more than seven thousand pounds after botching building work on the current mayor’s garage roof.

Campaign group vow to fight on against speculative Winsford development

Northwich Guardian: Residents of Rilshaw Lane are mobilising to fight the proposals

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A CAMPIAGN Group fighting to preserve scenic fields from development said they would ‘fiercely’ oppose a planning application to build hundreds of new houses in Winsford.

Massive jobs boost for Winsford following Morrisons factory announcement

Northwich Guardian: Alison Morris and Andrew Walton are preparing to welcome 50 new employees to Winsford’s meat packaging facility

6:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

WINSFORD has been given a ‘marvellous’ jobs boost with the announcement that Morrisons will create 200 new roles at its local food processing plant.

Can you guess the aerial photograph - Guardian launches new competition

Northwich Guardian: For the inaugural Guardian Eye in the Sky contest, we’re challenging you to name the local body of water featured in the above photograph. Send your answers to matthew.taylor@guardiangrp.co.uk. Winner picked at random gets £35 CLIC vouchers

11:21am Monday 28th April 2014

A WINSFORD charity leader is bringing readers a new perspective on their home towns as part of an exciting new Guardian competition.

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