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Friends of Handforth Station shortlisted for two national awards

Friends of Handforth Station shortlisted for two national awards

The Friends of Handforth Station are delighted to have been shortlisted for two National Community Rail Awards. Mike Bishop, Founder of Friends of Handforth…
Section of bypass to close from 7pm for barrier repairs

Section of bypass to close from 7pm for barrier repairs

A section of the A34 Wilmslow bypass will be closed overnight to enable Cheshire East Highways to carry out repairs. Maclean Way will be closed from the…
Crew tackles large wood pile fire

Crew tackles large wood pile fire

Firefighters were called to a large fire in a field off Prestbury Road in Wilmslow on Tuesday, 15th August. On fire engine from Wilmslow attended the…
Cat rescued after getting stuck 60ft up a tree

Cat rescued after getting stuck 60ft up a tree

A cat who was left clinging onto a branch at the top of a 60ft-high tree in windy weather was rescued in a joint operation between the RSPCA and Cheshire…
49-year-old arrested on suspicion of stealing handbag from car in Styal

49-year-old arrested on suspicion of stealing handbag from car in Styal

A 49-year-old male from Manchester was arrested in Styal at midday on Sunday, 13th August, on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle. The male has since…
Missing Wilmslow woman found safe and well

Missing Wilmslow woman found safe and well

A 42-year-old woman from the Wilmslow area reported missing at 5pm yesterday, Monday 14th August, has now been found safe and well. The woman was found…
Virtual reality theatre performance to commemorate Alan Turing trial

Virtual reality theatre performance to commemorate Alan Turing trial

Alan Turing, the father of the modern computer is to be celebrated with a play and exhibition as part of the annual Knutsford Heritage Open Days festival.…
Plans to replace car sales business with three houses

Plans to replace car sales business with three houses

Outline plans have been submitted for the demolition of a commercial car sales and storage business and erection of three dwellings on a site which is…
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Landlords face up to £30,000 fines for poor standards

Landlords face up to £30,000 fines for poor standards

Cheshire East Council's housing enforcement policy is to be strengthened to try and ensure that residents in rented accommodation get the best housing…
Specialist support and longer working hours to help prevent burglaries

Specialist support and longer working hours to help prevent burglaries

Due to a rise in burglaries in Wilmslow, where offenders are particularly targeting vehicles, local officers have launched a special operation which will…
Lest We Forget: August 1917

Lest We Forget: August 1917 "Good God did we sent men to fight in that?"

The above remark is attributed to Haig's Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Sir Lancelot Kiggell. He apparently uttered it when he looked down over the battlefield…
Council to update and streamline its constitution

Council to update and streamline its constitution

Cheshire East Council has announced that it is to update and streamline its constitution – the legal framework which governs the way the council…
Reader's Photos: Lindow walks

Reader's Photos: Lindow walks

Terry Roeves kindly sent us these photos, the first of which is of Black Lake at Lindow Common. A heron can just be seen over by the reeds. The other…
Traffic delays driving motorists round the bend

Traffic delays driving motorists round the bend

Motorists are expressing their frustration at being stuck in long queues due to road works and temporary traffic lights, or the lack of, across the town.…
Burglars strike three times in two nights

Burglars strike three times in two nights

Local residents are urged to make sure they keep their homes locked and secure after three incidents occurred in Wilmslow during the past two nights.…
£400,000 S106 money held for Handforth - with 50% set aside for bus service improvements

£400,000 S106 money held for Handforth - with 50% set aside for bus service improvements

Cheshire East Council has over £400,000 in its S106* account from Next Plc which has been allocated for improvements in Handforth. Next paid Cheshire…
'All planning applications have been granted correctly' despite falsification of air quality data

'All planning applications have been granted correctly' despite falsification of air quality data

Following last week's announcement that serious errors were made in the Council's air quality monitoring procedures "as the result of deliberate and systematic…