Northwich Guardian

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Winnington solar farm rejection 'monumental win' for residents
The proposed solar farm at the Wallerscote Lime Beds on Winnington Avenue would've generated electricity either for local use, or to be exported by a private wire connection to the nearby Tata factory for use in chemical production.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:08:15 +0100
Firefighters tackle burning 30-tonne plant machine near Middlewich
Fire engines from Winsford, Middlewich, and Sandbach responded to the emergency call to Holmes Chapel Lane in Sproston Green at 1.02pm on Monday, July 22.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Northwich Woodlands awarded Green Flag Status
A NORTHWICH park has been officially recognised as one of the country's best.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Acorn to Oak Nursery Winsford hosts open day for would-be families
New ‘nurturing and stimulating’ nursery to host open day for would-be parents

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Cheshire Police recruitment drive for new constables and detectives
CHESHIRE Police is looking for new police constables and detectives to join the force and play their part in helping to keep residents safe.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:41:57 +0100
Woman biker seriously injured after crash with car on A49
The crash happened on the A49, Warrington Road, near the Leigh Arms pub, shortly before 3pm on Sunday, July 21.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:45:02 +0100
Firefighters use digger to rescue trapped horse in Winsford
Firefighters used a mechanical digger to rescue a horse from ditch near Winsford.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Cheshire West to increase council house repair budget by £1.5m
Cheshire West and Chester councillors approved an increase of £1.5 million per year into the annual maintenance budget of council houses from 2024/25.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 10:29:16 +0100
Cheshire West councillor quits party to become independent
A Cheshire West and Chester councillor has quit her party to become an independent.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Cheshire Bonsai growers win gold medal at Tatton RHS Flower Show
A SPECIALIST gardening club has wowed judges again at the RHS Tatton Flower Show.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Northwich girl April's kindness mission to help Mind charity
A KIND-HEARTED little girl from Northwich is on a mission to help support those struggling with their mental health.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Choir shares joy of singing together at RHS Tatton Flower Show
A LIVELY choir brought happiness and laughter to the RHS Tatton Flower Show.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:56:07 +0100
Cheshire Police under fire after wedding ‘security lapse' denial
Cheshire Police has come under fire for denying there was a security lapse when protesters disrupted the Duke of Westminster’s wedding and for highlighting the individuals were ‘ladies in their senior years’.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 15:58:27 +0100
Ex-BBC presenter and firefighter Beccy Barr dies aged 46
Former BBC presenter and Lancashire fire firefighter Beccy Barr has died after being diagnosed with cancer last year.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 15:48:02 +0100
Assurance sought from Cheshire East over second home council tax
A Cheshire East councillor has sought assurance residents will not be charged extra council tax on a second home while they are waiting for legalities to be sorted following a death in the family.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:59:47 +0100
Upcoming M56 closures announced – and details of work complete so far
NEW closures to the M56 have been announced, along with details of the work that has been completed so far.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:19:18 +0100
Tories claim ‘inadequate’ Ofsted could cost Cheshire East up to £15m
Cheshire East’s ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating for its children’s services could cost the council up to £15m to put right and not the £2m it has budgeted for, the Conservatives have claimed.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 13:48:13 +0100
England dementia diagnoses at record high - NHS figures
The latest NHS figures have found that dementia diagnoses in England are now at a record high.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Northwich road closures set to come into force this week
DRIVERS are being warned of expected disruption as several road closures across Northwich come into force this week.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 13:33:44 +0100
A556 Chester Road shut by police after crash

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Allotment plot holder Harry, 20, wins gold for debut RHS show garden
A GARGANTUAN pumpkin inspired a young plot holder to make his debut at the RHS Tatton Flower Show.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Death notices from the Northwich & Winsford Guardian
Every week, the Northwich & Winsford Guardian publishes death notices and funeral announcements from the families of loved ones who have died.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 12:00:00 +0100
Latest Northwich and Winsford planning applications
EACH week Cheshire West and Chester Council receives and makes decisions on planning applications across the borough.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 12:00:00 +0100
Home on 'hugely sought after' Cheshire estate up for sale
The four-bedroom detached property, in The Coppice of Delamere Park, near Cuddington, also comes with a south-facing rear garden.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 14:00:00 +0100
Mental health: Breaking the cycle of not being able to switch off
The long-awaited summer holiday break from work.

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 10:45:00 +0100
Can you park on a dropped kerb? The Highway Code's advice
The Highway Code says drivers must not park in certain places but can you park on a dropped kerb?

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Tatton Park is among top 20 most visited paid attractions
Tatton Park amongst ‘world class’ Cheshire highlights ranked as last year’s most popular places to visit

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Residents call for 'common sense' over car park to end congestion
RESIDENTS in Whitegate are crying out for ‘common sense’ over a car park to end ‘dangerous’ congestion around a popular primary school.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 10:59:59 +0100
Northwich Recycling & Demolition provides update after fire
A SCRAP yard has provided an update following a ‘devastating’ fire.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 08:58:47 +0100
Firefighters still at scene of Griffiths Park Industrial Estate blaze
FIREFIGHTERS remain at the scene of an industrial estate fire.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 09:18:47 +0100
Paramedics called to house fire on Dee Way, Winsford

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 07:00:00 +0100
Tasty treats and delicious desserts create sweet smell of success
FANCY some Belgian milk chocolate covered strawberries?

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Champion grower Don, 88, still winning gold medals after 70 years
BURSTNG with pride, champion grower Don Wright covets his latest gold medal.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Northwich Junior Chess Club marks end-of-season with prize-giving
BUDDING chess masters in Northwich have marked the end of their most successful season to date.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Police praise girl, 10, assaulted at Gulliver's World theme park
POLICE have praised a child following the sentencing of her abuser.

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 10:45:00 +0100
DVLA: Drivers who've sold car for more than £250 face £1k fine
James Kelly, CEO of the British Metals Recycling Association, issued the warning.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 18:43:57 +0100
Huge clouds of black smoke spotted amid reports of fire
HUGE clouds of black smoke have been spotted in Northwich.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 16:55:49 +0100
Man sexually assaulted girl at Gulliver's World theme park
A MAN who sexually assaulted a child on a log flume ride has avoided jail.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 13:01:25 +0100
Two arrests made after man hit by car near Northwich KFC
Emergency services were called to the scene near KFC in Chester Way, Northwich, shortly before 3pm yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 11:42:27 +0100
Northwich man jailed for ignoring court ban on contacting ex
Jacob Snelson, of Pear Tree Drive, appeared at Warrington Magistrates Court on Friday, July 12, where a domestic violence protection order (DVPO) was imposed upon him.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 11:16:29 +0100
Northwich boys, 15, among six county lines suspects charged
Following questioning, all have now been charged with an array of offences relating to alleged county lines drug dealing between Cheshire and Manchester.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 09:12:56 +0100
Emergency road closure in Soot Hill as tree falls down
Police were informed in the early hours of the morning a tree had fallen across the carriageway of Soot Hill, near Winnington Bridge.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 13:00:00 +0100
Chainsaw wood sculptor unveils majestic stag at RHS Tatton Flower Show
A MAJESTIC life-sized stag has been carved by a professional chainsaw wood sculptor.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Smokermotive American-style BBQ arrives at Hopley House
Smokermotive arrives at Hopley House, on Nantwich Road, today (July 19).

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 09:12:23 +0100
Northwich man charged following police pursuit across Cheshire
A MAN from Northwich has been charged following a police pursuit across Cheshire.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Safety Shield Winsford boss gets royal welcome at Windsor Castle
THE BOSS of an innovative Winsford tech firm which uses AI to saves lives in the construction industry has been given face time with King Charles III.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 17:45:41 +0100
Cheshire East to consult on plan which could see library hours slashed
Cheshire East has narrowly agreed to consult on proposals which could see some library opening hours slashed, amid warnings if the council goes bust they would be closed straight away.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 09:58:33 +0100
Cheshire East Council approves bin collection consultation
Cheshire East Council says collecting black bins every three weeks instead of fortnightly may be the only way it can meet its future legal requirement to introduce weekly food waste pick-ups.

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 12:00:00 +0100
Class of 2024: Share your child's first and last day at school photos
SCHOOL is nearly out for summer!

Fri, 19 Jul 2024 10:15:05 +0100
Passengers and patients warned of disruption following major IT outage
AIRPORTS, railway stations and GP surgeries have been hit by a major IT outage this morning.