I felt both proud and privileged

Northwich Guardian:

9:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

I have always felt privileged to be a member of the Mid Cheshire Musical Theatre Company but last Wednesday night I not only felt privileged, I felt extremely proud.

Why vilify decent councillors?

Northwich Guardian: Council should reconsider

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Cheshire West and Chester Council have scored an own goal in a battle for popularity with parishioners. The report from the Community Governance Review Process has incensed many Weaverham parish councillors.

Signs act as a polite request

Northwich Guardian: Dog walkers back tough new rules - but call for more forest bins

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

I am writing in response to the article about Fountain Fields Park in Middlewich, Guardian July 9.

Lennon to Larkin, what a journey!

Northwich Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

I never read books and hardly ever read the papers, but during the month of June I have enjoyed a number of events arranged by the Northwich LitFest.

People are fed up of the past 40 years

Northwich Guardian: UKIP logo  (8023933)

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE letter from the newly elected Winnington and Castle Ward councillor, Guardian, July 16, mentioned disconnect between the public and politics being responsible for the poor turnout of 19.2 per cent.

Still waiting for my passport

Northwich Guardian: PASSPORT PROBLEMS: Stephen Doughty MP has called on the Government to provide a refund for people who have had to pay to have their passport applications upgraded, as a result of the crisis in the Passport Offic

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WITH all the major issues at the Passport Office happening at the moment, I thought I would share my experience with Guardian readers.

Our underpass is under threat

Northwich Guardian:

8:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Our wonderful asset, the Northwich road underpass, is under threat. I have seen families with prams, little ones on scooters also those using mobility scooters happily passing through.

Big thank you to all Robert's guests

Northwich Guardian:

2:32pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

I WOULD like to say a big thank you to everyone who came to Robert Griffiths’ 50th birthday party at Winnington Rec last Friday and for all of the cards and presents.

Good results for Labour party

Northwich Guardian: Julia Tickridge

2:25pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AS Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Weaver Vale and a CWAC councillor for Witton and Rudheath ward, I congratulate Sam Naylor.

Relationships need improving

Northwich Guardian:

2:23pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

I WOULD like to thank the 525 constituents of the Winnington and Castle Ward who voted for me in last Thursday’s by-election and all those involved in securing a hard fought victory.

HS2 will change all of our lives

Northwich Guardian: I'm tired of HS2 criticism

2:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

MANY people feel that HS2 will not concern or bother them because they will not be able to see it, and construction won’t begin for at least 10 to 15 years from now, so why worry.

UN day highlights population issues

Northwich Guardian:

2:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE United Nations designated July 11 as World Population Day to highlight the ever increasing numbers of people who inhabit our planet.

Entertainment was fantastic

Northwich Guardian:

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Congratulations to Damon Horrill and his team for a fantastic weekend of entertainment in Winsford.

School praised in previous reports

Northwich Guardian:

1:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

I WAS very sad to read that the head teacher at Comberbach Primary School feels he has to assassinate someone else’s character over his own Ofsted report.

Comment was inappropriate

Northwich Guardian:

1:48pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

IN response to the article in the Guardian, July 2, I would like to respond to the comments as I feel using the phrase ‘three-year decline’ is misleading in relation to the previous regime.

How long must we wait for CWAC?

Northwich Guardian: Clr Michael Jones, the leader of Cheshire East Council, looks at the Knutsford Guardian

12:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Congratulations to Clr Michael Jones of Cheshire East Council, for his interesting and informative letter in the Guardian, July 2.

This land should not be a car park

Northwich Guardian: Ministry of Defence

12:20pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

LAST month we commemorated the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Keep off the pavements

Northwich Guardian: A cyclist rides on the pavement in Wanstead High Street.

12:08pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

I ALWAYS thought that cycling on a pavement as an adult was illegal; however in Northwich this seems not to be the case.

Show your support for our cause

Northwich Guardian: Unison

11:56am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Last week the Living Wage Commission, chaired by Archbishop John Sentamu, reported on the crisis of living standards which now sees five million people paid below the ‘living wage’.

Undiscovered literary genius

Northwich Guardian: billy nomates graphic

11:51am Wednesday 9th July 2014

I WOULD like to add my congratulations for a fabulous show by your Billy Nomates at the Litfest.

Come back Mike we need you!

Northwich Guardian:

4:57pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

I HAVE always been proud to live in Winsford, believe it or not, and have always kept a close eye on our town’s politics.

Revolutionary new estate agent opens its doors in Northwich

Northwich Guardian:

4:39pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Meadows Estates, a new independent estate agents, is now open for business on Northwich High Street.

Overseas aid is not the answer

Northwich Guardian: James Abbott claims a pot hole in Broadway, Silver End, has been reported hundreds of times and is now 1.5m wide and up to 15cm deep.

11:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE Tory-LibDem coalition Government recently made big news about providing £19m to local authorities to deal with the massive number of pot holes in our crumbling roads…£19m?

Come together to support retail

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

11:39am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

IT is great news that Dorothy Perkins has decided to stay in Winsford.

Sorry over letter confusion ...

Northwich Guardian:

11:32am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

I AM sorry that I have either confused or bewildered (OED) Alan Langley in my recent letter to your paper concerning the EU election results.

Protect our lovely green spaces

Northwich Guardian:

11:31am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THERE is nothing more important than protecting the green spaces of Cheshire East.

Anger over development plan

Northwich Guardian:

11:28am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

IT is a great shame the GNWR Blackpool to London service will not stop at Winsford station.

Concern raised over parking fine

Northwich Guardian: Drivers deserve to be fined

11:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

I WRITE to express my dismay and concern with regard to the parking fines now being issued under CWAC’s remit and their lack of adherence to parking regulations and also their lack of empathy with regard to deliveries and blue badge holders.

Exercising my right to criticise

Northwich Guardian: Ealing defends delay in declaring poll results

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

I am sorry that I have either confused or bewildered (OED) Alan Langley in my recent letter to your paper concerning the EU election results.

Our 'A' road system is collapsing

Northwich Guardian: Pot holes are a source of much anger with motorists

7:20pm Sunday 29th June 2014

The Tory-LibDem coalition Government recently made big news about providing £19m to local authorities to deal with the massive number of pot holes in our crumbling roads…! £19m?

Time running out for runners

Northwich Guardian: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3182971

7:11pm Sunday 29th June 2014

ON behalf of The Children’s Trust, I would like to make an urgent appeal to running enthusiasts who would like to take part in the Great North Run 2014 on Sunday, September 7. The Children’s Trust has a few guaranteed places left to fill but the deadline for registration is July 7, so please visit our website as soon as possible to register and secure your place at thechildrenstrust.org.uk/greatnorthrun We would also be thrilled to hear from own place runners who would be interested in joining our team.

Volunteers celebrated

7:11pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THIS month National Volunteers Week was celebrated and I would like to thank the tens of thousands of volunteers across the north west who each year selflessly give their time to worthy local causes.

Thanks to the good samaritan

Northwich Guardian: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

7:10pm Sunday 29th June 2014

ON Saturday, June 7 my car was damaged at Northwich Retail Park.

They deserve every penny

Northwich Guardian: 'Pink ecstasy' tablets. Picture from Frank.

7:09pm Sunday 29th June 2014

I WAS compelled to write this letter as I am constantly hearing bad things about Leighton Hospital.

Billy clearly has a large fan club

Northwich Guardian: Billy No Mates

7:08pm Sunday 29th June 2014

OUT of curiosity we went to the Cafe Terrazzo to see Billy Nomates in the Lit Fest.

Billy was the star of the show

Northwich Guardian: Billy No Mates

7:07pm Sunday 29th June 2014

WE booked to eat tea at Cafe Terrazzo and to watch Billy Nomates.

Bemused by election letter

Northwich Guardian: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

7:06pm Sunday 29th June 2014

I AM a little bemused by Dr Hurst’s letter last week regarding the MEP elections.

Join in the festival of fun

7:04pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THE August bank holiday weekend will soon be with us and the plans for the bigger and better Northwich and Cheshire Festival are nearing completion.

Photograph sparks memories

Northwich Guardian: Northwich Photographic Society

7:02pm Sunday 29th June 2014

FURTHER to the photograph of Winsford Grammar School in Remember When, Guardian, June 11, I have unearthed a photograph taken in 1950, when I was 16 years old.

Dog mess ruined my day out

Northwich Guardian: The playground in Long Lee, where dog muck was smeared on play equipment by youths

6:57pm Sunday 29th June 2014

TO the inconsiderate dog owner who allowed their dog to foul in the children’s play area at Marbury Country Park on the morning of Monday, June 16 – thank you for ruining my walk, my day and my sandals.

Lucky to have friends like these

6:56pm Sunday 29th June 2014

YOU reported an event recently of Razors and Rock held in aid of a work colleague fighting breast cancer, I am that person.

Not suited to inter city trains

Northwich Guardian: Changes are set for the 18.23 Southeastern train service between Canon Street and Orpington

6:55pm Sunday 29th June 2014

AS a former controller of the West Coast and Midland main lines for Inter City, I believe Winsford Station is unsuitable for inter city trains due to the length of its platforms that were constructed to accommodate local services of no more than four carriages.

Support for grammar schools

Northwich Guardian: Worcestershire pre-school needs soil

6:42pm Sunday 29th June 2014

PRINCE Charles is right to advocate grammar schools. There should be one in every town.

Reader letter: Frustrating that more is not done

Northwich Guardian: Gary Steele organised the event, which tested more than 70 men for signs of prostate cancer           m134531

4:54pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

IT is 15 years since I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 and informed that my life expectancy was two to five years, despite three recurrences, I am still here.

Town centre is a bridge too far

Northwich Guardian: If it's not broke don't fix it

4:52pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

I’VE just read and re-read The Fly in the Ointment and sad to say I’m in total agreement with the author.

Aged 75 and told 'no blue badge'

Northwich Guardian: Craven District Council is planning to charge disabled drivers for parking

4:44pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

HAVING read in the Guardian, June 4 edition, of the girl having her disabled badge taken off her, I can sympathise as this happened to me when mine came up for renewal.

How are we to get into town?

Northwich Guardian: How are we to get into town?

4:38pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

SO much for the Northwich Vision – the promise, finally, of a town alive at night as much as the day.

We need to have a rational discussion

Northwich Guardian: Ealing defends delay in declaring poll results

4:36pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WOULD like to respond to the results of the Euro elections and in particular the increased voting for UKIP.

Lucky to have FAB on doorstep

Northwich Guardian: Lucky to have FAB on doorstep

4:34pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WHAT a weekend of music, boats and fun at the Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival.

Buy a raffle ticket....

Northwich Guardian: Pets at Home store in Consett has announced Shepherd Support UK is its chosen charity partner.

4:40pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

THE RSPCA hope pet lovers will turn out to support our first ever national RSPCA raffle with Pets at Home being held across Pets at Home stores from June 13-25.




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