Thu, 24th Apr 2014

Northwich News

Firefighters announce May Bank Holiday weekend strike

4:01pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

FIREFIGHTERS in Cheshire will take part in further industrial action over pensions at the beginning of May, the Fire Brigades Union has announced.

Visitors increase after prank

3:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Simon Bennett with the ‘six-legged’ lambs.

A SPRINGTIME prank has led to an increase in visitors at a Davenham farm after it won national exposure for its rare breeds.

Woodland friends plan morning of walks

1:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: GARDEN  VISITOR:  A blackbird

BIRD lovers have two chances to discover their feathered friends in Marbury Park on Saturday, May 3.

Charity bag thieves strike again

11:36am Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The North West Air Ambulance, which landed on St James High School's playing field after the stabbings in Farnworth today

CHARITY bag thieves struck at a pensioner’s home in Rudheath the same morning a gang snatched bags from outside a house in Barnton.

Centre in need of new blood

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: SUPER-FAST: Computer users in areas of Bromsgrove and Droitwich are to be the next to receive high speed broadband. SP

COMMUNITY-MINDED people are urgently needed to help run a centre for residents of Lostock Gralam.

‘Despicable’ thieves steal charity bag donations

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: webpix charity donation cash money collection

THIEVES have been slammed as ‘despicable’ after stealing charity bags full of donated clothes.

Concerns raised over housing estate

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Today marks the start of the seventh National Apprenticeship Week.

ACCESS to a proposed housing estate could be a major problem, Rudheath parish councillor Tony Lawrenson has warned.

Police release efit after sex assault

10:54am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Police release efit after sex assault

POLICE have released this efit of the man they want to speak to after a 20-year-old man was sexually assaulted in a Northwich woodland.

Northwich Building firm fined after accident

10:26am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The scene after the incident

A NORTHWICH building firm has been fined £48,000 after a floor collapsed injuring three workers.

Fan gives Wolves life-long backing

10:22am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: This Warrington Wolves fan is carrying the squad on her back

MEET the fan carrying the Warrington Wolves squad on her back.

Pub hosts pool tournament

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The group celebrates a successful tournament.

A POOL tournament has been battled out at a Weaverham pub by adults with learning disabilities.

World record BMXer to bring show to Northwich

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: World record BMXer to bring show to Northwich

GRAVITY defying bike skills promise to leave crowds speechless when a Guinness World Record holding BMXer comes to town on May 11.

'Overheard in Waitrose' Facebook page becomes Internet hit

3:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Waitrose

NEXT time you’re in the Northwich branch of Waitrose, try a little eavesdropping in the aisles, as the Facebook page ‘Overheard in Waitrose’ has become an Internet hit.

Flood defence plans for Northwich

1:37pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Flood alerts in Northwich

INFORMATION about flood defences for Northwich town centre will be available at a roadshow from Thursday, May 8, to Saturday, May 10.

Students take centre stage

10:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Cast members in a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. From left, Jon Bowen, Peter Bramall, Phil Perry, Lauren Bell.

SIXTH former Lauren Bell is one of a trio of newcomers who are set to make their debuts for the Davenham Players next month.

Keeping up with the gossip on the green

1:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

Northwich Guardian: An artist's impression of how the ground will look with the cricket pitch in the foreground, and football and rugby pitches in the background

VILLAGERS are invited to suggest ways of helping to fund Lostock Green’s newsletter.

A day cleaning up the basin

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Northwich Guardian: A day cleaning up the basin

COMMUNITY-MINDED youngster Mark Evans spent 10 hours helping to paint railings in the Barnton basin.

Lodge for champions opens in Delamere

7:30am Monday 21st April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Melanie Theobald and Andrew Finnegan, from CWAC, Clr Jill Houlbrook, CWAC chairman, Clr Mike Jones, CWAC leader, and Christine Pickthall, chairman of Vale Royal Disability Services.

A HOLIDAY lodge for disabled youngsters and their families has been unveiled in Delamere.

Foodbank helps thousands of residents

2:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: WIMB GREEN Food bank chief says "everyone is a paycheck away from disaster"

MORE than 2,000 people have been given an emergency food parcel in mid Cheshire in the past 12 months.

Scottish band set to play at Northwich Folk Club this week

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: PIC: Barluath will be performing at Northwich Folk Club – at the Gladstone Club – on Friday

A SCOTTISH band, with a strong bagpiping influence, will be the headline act at Northwich Folk Club this week.

Grab a nearly new bargain

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Northwich Guardian:

WINNINGTON Park Recreation Club plays host on Sunday, May 18, to a nearly new sale by Northwich NCT.

Discuss HS2 over a buffet lunch

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: I'm tired of HS2 criticism

HS2 is the focus of a meeting at Winnington Park Recreation Club this summer.

‘Inappropriate for rural village’

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

HOUSING scheme opponent Gill Hampton has told the Guardian of her disappointment at the go-ahead for proposals in Little Leigh which have divided a community.

Tots can be at one with nature

11:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Marbury Park captured by Danny Williams - VOTE 0219

A NEW club is being set up at a Northwich woodland to help little ones get closer to nature.

‘Thank you for saving Amelia’

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: ‘Thank you for saving Amelia’

PARENTS Andrew and Zoe Hill want to raise awareness of congenital heart defects to help other families who could face the same anguish they have endured.

Two cars in London Road crash

5:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: A police car worth £10,000 was stolen by thieves

TRAFFIC is set to build up in Northwich this rush hour after a two car collision on London Road, near Waitrose.

Sir John Deane's pupil was 'on top of the world' before tragic motorbike accident

5:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: 18-year-old Sam Carson is described as having a 'natural gift for spreading joy'.

A Sir John Deane’s College student felt ‘on top of the world’ before being killed in a motorbike accident, an inquest has heard.

Housing plans for Davenham

3:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The unlucky builder was trapped by his legs after the wall fell.

PLANS for a housing estate near a Davenham junction have been submitted.

Man drove male victim to Northwich woodland before 'serious' sexual assault

2:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

A MAN was sexually assaulted in woodland near the River Weaver after getting into another man’s car in Northwich town centre.

MP to speak in Moulton

1:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: webpix plans planning file building permission

RESIDENTS will be able to question their MP about how Government policies affect Moulton at a meeting on Friday, May 2.

Dancers celebrate 'The Sound of Music'

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Pupils strike a pose ready for their performance of ‘The Sound of Music’.

BARNTON Hill was alive with the sound of music during the latest performance by a dance school.

Batbike pays flying visit to mid Cheshire

9:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Rowan Cartwright, five, celebrates his birthday by sitting on the Batbike.

BATMAN fans were in for a treat when a motorbike superstore played host to a different kind of bike.

Microsoft chooses Northwich charity for UK project

7:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The key to modern retailing

GLOBAL IT company Microsoft has chosen a Northwich-based charity to help improve young people’s digital literacy across the UK.

Afternoon tea treat in Antrobus

1:13pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Afternoon tea at Bill's

A DAINTY and delicious event of springtime afternoon tea, flower arranging and crafts will be held in Antrobus on Sunday, May 4.

Tesco superstar gives Easter eggs to Weaverham tots

12:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Brian Rich with children from Weaverham Community Centre

A WEAVERHAM Tesco employee was described as a ‘superstar’ after donating Easter eggs for children at the Community Centre.

Ralph Fiennes to star in film club season finale

11:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Ralph Feinnes and Tony Revolori as suave hotel concierge Gustave H and new lobby boy Zero Moustafa

THE seventh film of Hartford Film Club’s seventh season will be shown on Monday, April 28.

Appeal after man threatened with knife in Rudheath

10:12am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

A MAN was threatened with a knife as he made his way home in Rudheath in the early hours of Monday morning.

Northwich Folk Club at the Bowling Green this week

4:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

NORTHWICH Folk Club's singers night will take place at the Bowling Green on Friday because of the power cuts at the Harlequin Theatre caused by the fire last month.

Dramas unfold in Camo Dave's garden

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: A male house sparrow builds a nest.

SPRINGTIME dramas are being played out live thanks to a Barnton enthusiast who has transformed his garden into a secret studio for wildlife.

Hartford residents can have their say

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: webpix plans planning file building permission

HARTFORD residents can have their say on a plan for the future of their village.

Shopkeeper's fears for Weaver Square

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Weaver Square will be up for auction in the New Year

A DISAPPOINTED shopkeeper said he feels Weaver Square Shopping Centre has been abandoned by those in power.

Patients can have their say at forum

12:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Free NHS health checks at Bucks libraries

A FORUM has been set up to give patients a say in health services in Northwich and Winsford.

Can you be a friend to the hospice?

9:10am Monday 14th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Krysia Rose demonstrates cooking goodies at the Pampered Chef event in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

FOOD and friendship are key to fundraising for a new group launching in Hartford.

Residents to have a say on the future of Davenham

4:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: webpix plans planning file building permission

RESIDENTS of Davenham and Whatcroft are being urged to have their say at a public meeting on April 30.

Eyes down for Easter prizes

1:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Fairytale Academy Easter Workshop

EASTER prize bingo takes place in Davenham on Thursday, April 17.

Walk through the bluebells

10:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: The British bluebell

A WALK through the bluebells and spring flowers is the next event planned at Northwich Woodlands.

Mosaic artist is inspired by children’s work for village exhibit

7:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Barnton Community Primary School pupils help to put the finishing touches to the Barnton mosaic

A VILLAGE is being immortalised in a mosaic inspired by the community.

Golfer ready for world record bid

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Golfer ready for world record bid

MARATHON man Dan Morear is hoping to become a record-breaker by taking on a novel challenge in a world-famous event.

Grab a nearly-new bargain at club

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

WINNINGTON Park Recreation Club plays host on Sunday, May 18, to a nearly new sale by Northwich NCT.

Charity car wash raises hundreds

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Northwich Guardian: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

NORTHWICH people have been thanked for their generous support for a charity car wash.

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