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New £85,000 skatepark up and running

New £85,000 skatepark up and running

A new skatepark located in Stanley Hall Park in Handforth is now complete, replacing the former skatepark which had deteriorated over the years. The custom-built…
Choir awarded community grant

Choir awarded community grant

Community organisations across the borough have been given a boost of more than £35,000 by Cheshire East Council after the latest round of community…
Police helicopter assists search for 'suspicious' man

Police helicopter assists search for 'suspicious' man

The police helicopter was deployed over Wilmslow during the early hours of this morning to assist officers on the ground in the search for a male who…
Three youths rescued from roof on Grove Street

Three youths rescued from roof on Grove Street

Firefighters were called to rescue three people who were stuck on a roof on Grove Street at the weekend. One fire engine from Wilmslow attended the incident…
Barlow's Beef: Do you recall The Big Society?

Barlow's Beef: Do you recall The Big Society?

Do you recall The Big Society; education, education, education; we are all in this together and the catastrophic Weapons of Mass Destruction? Are we now…
The Dogfather: Changing behaviour problems with the magic pill

The Dogfather: Changing behaviour problems with the magic pill

" I have two terriers that fight each other and are very aggressive to other dogs and I need you to sort them out," said a caller earlier this week. I…
Legal challenge forces council to backtrack on removal of garden village from neighbourhood plan

Legal challenge forces council to backtrack on removal of garden village from neighbourhood plan

Following a legal challenge, Cheshire East Council has backtracked on their decision to remove the North Cheshire Garden Village from the emerging Handforth…
Romantic day raises £400 for British Heart Foundation

Romantic day raises £400 for British Heart Foundation

The Wilmslow Branch of the British Heart Foundation marked Valentine's Day with its annual coffee morning. The branch joined forces with Healthy Hearts,…
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Rugby: Wolves hang on for win over Rochdale

Rugby: Wolves hang on for win over Rochdale

Saturday 18th. February 2017North 1 WestRochdale 17 – 20 Wilmslow Once again, Wolves coach Rick Jones and team manager Mike Blackett were forced…
Residents urged to make sure their property is secure after spate of burglaries

Residents urged to make sure their property is secure after spate of burglaries

Police are urging residents to make sure they lock their homes, vehicles and also their garden sheds to help prevent would-be thieves from accessing items…
Police to check safety of HGVs transporting dangerous goods

Police to check safety of HGVs transporting dangerous goods

Cheshire Police is taking part in a national week of action making sure commercial hauliers are travelling on our roads safely. Officers will be patrolling…
Supermarket seeks permanent permission for night-time deliveries

Supermarket seeks permanent permission for night-time deliveries

A Wilmslow supermarket has submitted a planning application to allow them to continue to spread their deliveries throughout a full 24 hour period and…
Wilmslow opera singer wins place at prestigious music college

Wilmslow opera singer wins place at prestigious music college

Wilmslow's rising star Olivia Hamblyn is celebrating winning a place at the Royal Northern College of Music to study Vocal Studies and Opera. Olivia,…
Reader's Photo: Heron flying across Black Lake

Reader's Photo: Heron flying across Black Lake

Steve Palmer kindly sent us this photo which he shot early morning at Black Lake on Lindow Common of a heron flying across the lake which is enveloped…
'CEC are putting the boot into Handforth', Neighbourhood Plan to have no influence on garden village

'CEC are putting the boot into Handforth', Neighbourhood Plan to have no influence on garden village

As previously reported work is now well underway to create a Neighbourhood Plan for Handforth, which is a community led plan that sets out the vision…
All change at Banks Square as two new businesses prepare to open

All change at Banks Square as two new businesses prepare to open

Work is underway at two premises near Banks Square ready for the opening of two new businesses. Zumu Sushi will be located at 7 Bank Square, which has…
Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter

Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter

Promotional Feature Choose Well: Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter – and helping your NHS to run effectively.…