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Officers give 'green light' for Hill Top Farm homes

Northwich Guardian:

9:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLANNING officers have recommended that 113 homes are built at Hill Top Farm in Davenham – just two months after the proposal was pulled due to the council seemingly meeting its five-year housing supply.

Round Tower work set to start this week - but rebuild won't begin until the New Year

Northwich Guardian: More pictures released of Round Tower Lodge damage

3:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

ALMOST a year on since it was demolished, work is set to start this week on the reconstruction of Sandiway's Round Tower with it being rebuilt on its site in the New Year.

Jobs set to go in Northwich after Phones 4 U goes into administration

Northwich Guardian:

2:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

MOBILE phone retailer Phones4u has collapsed into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk - and closing the Northwich store in the process.

Jobs in Northwich saved after company takeover

Northwich Guardian:

5:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MORE than 270 jobs have been saved after a Northwich firm went into administration before being bought out by a Halton-based company.

GCSE Results day - live blog

Northwich Guardian: 16-year-old Francesca Harrison collected her GCSE results with the support of big sister, Danielle (21).

9:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

THOUSANDS of youngsters across mid Cheshire are picking their results up this morning. Click here to find out how they have done.

Government announces firms in frame to run Mid Cheshire's trains

12:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Government has announced the train companies that are in the running to operate trains on the Mid Cheshire line.

Government announces firms in frame to run Mid Cheshire's trains

Northwich Guardian: Northern Rail will continue running services in the north - but MUST get better

10:52am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Government has announced the train companies that are in the running to operate trains on the Mid Cheshire line.

John looks for residents to keep community safe

Northwich Guardian: PCC John Dwyer is appealing to the public to help

8:18am Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer is asking people to step forwards and give some of their time to help their community stay safe.

John looks for residents to keep community safe

Northwich Guardian: PCC John Dwyer is appealing to the public to help

8:17am Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer is asking people to step forwards and give some of their time to help their community stay safe.

Charity shout out for burning coal challenge

Northwich Guardian: Knutsford Clr Stewart Gardiner takes part in the firewalk challenge when he was town mayor in 2011.

8:02am Sunday 17th August 2014

MILLINGTON-based charity, The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, is appealing for brave souls to brave their soles by taking part in its annual Firewalk event on September 26.

VIDEO: Knutsford's scouts have a blast at 2014 Chamboree

Northwich Guardian: Knutsford Explorers Max Davies, Catherine Eadie, Grace Haselden, Harry Sanger, and Ed Lunnon show the after-effects of the Tattonbury 24 powder paint fight

4:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE challenge and excitement of Chamboree 2014 provided a week-long feast of fun and adventure for Knutsford Scouts.

Georgie's new suit is a winner thanks to town's generosity

Northwich Guardian: Georgie picks up her new suit at Egerton Youth Club.

1:15pm Friday 15th August 2014

A KNUTSFORD teenager is loving life in a brand new 'physio suit' thanks to the generosity of the town's residents.

Developer submits new plans for former Oaks site

Northwich Guardian: An artist’s impression of what the former Oaks site will look like with the two new apartment blocks on it.

7:02am Friday 15th August 2014

THE owners of a former pub in Knutsford have submitted plans to build a two blocks of flats on the site.

New name and new chair for Cheshire's sporting voice

Northwich Guardian: David Newton, patron and former chair hands over the baton to incoming chairman Mark Greaves

12:59pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A NORTHWICH-based charity has changed its name and chairman as it enters a new stage in its mission to get more people moving in the county.

Weaver Hall appeals for items for 50s and 60s exhibition

Northwich Guardian: Time for a pint, circa 1950s

12:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WEAVER Hall Museum and Workhouse in Northwich is appealing for objects from the 1950s and 1960s for a special exhibition which looks at what it was like being a teenager or young adult in the decades after the Second World War.

Knutsford firm raise more than £55,000 during year of fundraising

Northwich Guardian:

9:02am Wednesday 13th August 2014

BROOKFIELD Rose, the parent company of de Poel, the global workforce solutions specialist, has presented its charity of the year, The Outward Bound Trust, with a cheque for an impressive £55,918.09, to bring to a close a successful year of fundraising.

Police strike communications deal with Cheshire's councils

Northwich Guardian: Hooded raiders rob NatWest bank at Neston Cross

5:19pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHESHIRE Police is set to save £117,000 a year in a 'collaborative network' deal with the county's two councils.

Dementia care centre to remain open after scrutiny committee approves plans

Northwich Guardian: More help demanded for dementia patients in Yorkshire

1:47pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHESHIRE East Council has said a dementia care centre in the borough will remain open.

Diane backs school meals for Knutsford's youngsters

Northwich Guardian: Diane Modahl and Paula Dunn

11:23am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ATHLETE Diane Modahl is leading the race to get more young people in Knutsford to eat healthy nutritious meals both in school and at home.

Police strike communications deal with Cheshire's councils

Northwich Guardian: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

11:14am Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHESHIRE Police is set to save £117,000 a year in a 'collaborative network' deal with the county's two councils.

Doctor cycles his way into charity's good books

Northwich Guardian: Dr Edward Taylor on his bike as he completed an Ironman challenge for a children's charity.

9:02am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A DOCTOR from High Legh swapped his stethoscope and prescription pad for Speedos and a road bike when he took on a gruelling Ironman challenge for a children’s charity.

Pension fund gets national accolade

8:43pm Monday 11th August 2014

CHESHIRE Pension Fund has won national recognition for its work to implement a groundbreaking risk management strategy.

St Vincent's kids show they are top at recycling

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5:55pm Monday 11th August 2014

CHILDREN from St Vincent de Paul Catholic Primary School in Knutsford were named as finalists at Ansa’s Junior Recycling Officers of the Year challenge at a fun, interactive event at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre.

Cheshire's businesswomen set to get grant boost

Northwich Guardian:

4:39pm Monday 11th August 2014

BUSINESSWOMEN in Cheshire have been given a £75,000 boost to help them take advantage of the latest digital technologies.

Firm set to 'light up' town

Northwich Guardian: Paul Green and Andy Dixon outside Parkgate-based Knutsford Electical Supplies

1:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

KNUTSFORD has welcomed a new electrical supplies company on the Parkgate Industrial Estate.

Joseph countdowns to Oxford maths competition

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5:01pm Sunday 10th August 2014

KNUTSFORD Academy Year 11 student Joseph Adams is one of 40 students across the country who has been invited to attend the UK Mathematics Trust Summer School at Oxford University in August.

Firefighters announce more strike action for next month

Northwich Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

2:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have this week issued a further eight day period of strike action for next month after revealing the government had not improved their pension proposals.

Builders firm donates garden equipment to housing trust

Northwich Guardian:

1:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

NORTHWICH builders’ merchants Buildbase has donated gardening equipment to help Weaver Vale Housing Trust’s ‘Assisting U’ service to provide gardening assistance to customers.

Garden prizes for talented children at RHS Show

Northwich Guardian:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WINSFORD’S schools wowed RHS judges at the Tatton Show this week.

New tenants lined up for former nightclub site?

Northwich Guardian:

6:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE building that used to be home to a former Northwich nightclub will be ready to welcome a new tenant by the end of the summer – but its owners are remaining tight lipped about who could be moving in.

Time to give your views in online survey for more trains on Mid Cheshire Line

Northwich Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RAIL users and residents living along the Mid Cheshire line that serves Northwich 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.

Get flippin’ fit while at work

Northwich Guardian:

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CUDDINGTON businesswoman is on a mission to get office workers ‘flippin’ fit’.

Ducklings rescued after being trapped in Davenham drain

Northwich Guardian:

4:59pm Monday 21st July 2014

THREE little ducklings are now in safe hands after being trapped down a drain in Davenham on Monday morning – following a painstaking rescue operation that involved bread and workers making cheeping noises.

M6 shut between junction 17 and 18 after serious crash

Northwich Guardian:

10:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE have closed the M6 in both directions between Sandbach and Middlewich after a serious crash this morning, Thursday.

Get behind campaign for better rail service in mid Cheshire

Northwich Guardian:

6:20pm Wednesday 16th 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.

Refurbished bus set to spread message of Winnington business

Northwich Guardian:

1:54pm Monday 14th July 2014

WINNINGTON-based UK Container Maintenance (UKCM) has saved an old double-decker bus from scrap and transformed it into a mobile project and educational vehicle for trade shows and school visits.

Petty Pool banks a helping hand from Barclays staff

Northwich Guardian: Members of NatWest help out at the Petty Pool Trust.

1:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

BANK staff from NatWest have helped spruce up an outdoors activities centre for people in Northwich.

Thousands head to second day of Cheshire Show

Northwich Guardian: Halton schools looking forward to the Cheshire Show

11:18am Tuesday 17th June 2014

AFTER a busy first day of the Cheshire Show at Tabley, organisers are hoping for big crowds today, Wednesday. Click here for more on the two-day event.

House builder Barratt looking for help from Northwich youngsters

Northwich Guardian: Isabella Wallsworth-Jones, two, outside one of the Barrett homes in Lostock.

12:30pm Thursday 29th May 2014

THE teams behind two new housing estates in Northwich are appealing for families with young children to join a new junior board of design directors being created by a house builder.

Colleagues pays tribute to 'committed' councillor

Northwich Guardian: Clr David Robinson

5:16pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'passionate environment campaigner' and well-known Cheshire councillor David Robinson who has died at the age of 67, following a short illness.

Trevor has match of his life after beating TV's toughest banker

Northwich Guardian: Trevor with Noel Edmonds, host of Channel 4’s ‘Deal or No Deal’.

4:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

A FORMER Premier League linesman whose current role involves looking after Cheshire’s referees has beaten the world’s most famous banker.

Council leader makes apology over Easter message

Northwich Guardian: New leader Michael Jones promises 'new dawn' for Cheshire East Council

12:20pm Friday 9th May 2014

THE leader of Cheshire East Council has apologised after using his official Easter message to criticise other political parties and urge voters to ‘keep faith’ with the Conservative Party.

Pupils will grow strong at Oak View academy

Northwich Guardian: Clr Mike Kennedy, head Fiona Rimmer and Steve Docking, from NWAT, and Lucas Gibbon, five and Aleksandra Sygut, nine help plant the trees  n141761

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PUPILS, staff and parents marked the opening of their new school alongside the Mayor of Winsford with a special tree planting ceremony.

Council leader hits back at planning inspectorate over 'five year supply' claims

Northwich Guardian: New leader Michael Jones promises 'new dawn' for Cheshire East Council

11:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE leader of Cheshire East Council has branded the planning inspectorate ‘nonsensical and inconsistent’ after it said the borough did not have the required amount of housing planned over the next five years.

Anger after thieves steal canal side wooden sculpture

Northwich Guardian: Nigel next to the stump that used to be home to the eagle carving

11:22am Monday 14th April 2014

A MIDDLEWICH man who installed two popular wooden sculptures at the side of the canal has blasted thieves after one of them was stolen over the weekend.

Mike hopes to expand his cleaning business after just three months

Northwich Guardian: Mike Allon at his base in Winsford.

2:54pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE boss of a new cleaning company based in Winsford hopes to expand to other parts of Cheshire after introducing a new technology to the market.

Change of name for much loved Winnington pub

Northwich Guardian: Guests Iain Turner, left and Danny Platt, right, take on the Sir John Brunner’s 32oz Steak Challenge.

7:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A NORTHWICH pub has taken on the name of one of the town’s most famous sons after undergoing a complete refurbishment.

Northern Rail seal deal to run trains on Mid Cheshire line until February 2016

Northwich Guardian: GVs of David Cameron visiting the Northern Rail maintenance depot in Newton Heath, Manchester. Interview with apprentice Stuart Beard.

10:20am Thursday 27th March 2014

NORTHERN Rail has announced it has won the contract to run trains going through Northwich until February 2016.

Folk fest founder looks back fondly on first event

Northwich Guardian: Dave Thompson with the programme from the first show in 1990 	n101437

4:10pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

AS the organisers of one of Middlewich’s yearly highlights begin to prepare for this year’s festival, the Guardian has spoken to one if it’s founders about the event that first took place 24 years ago.

More than 30 firefighters tackle 'malicious' blaze at Rudheath school

Northwich Guardian: More than 30 firefighters tackle blaze at Rudheath school

9:33am Tuesday 25th March 2014

MORE than 30 firefighters are currently at the scene of a fire at the University of Chester Academy in Rudheath that has been branded 'malicious' by police.


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