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Car wash refused permission to retain advertising signs

Car wash refused permission to retain advertising signs

A hand car wash has been refused planning permission to retain two hoarding boards which it has erected off Wilmslow Road in Handforth for advertisements…
Reader’s Letter: Let’s plant some trees!

Reader’s Letter: Let’s plant some trees!

There has been much written and spoken recently about the need to plant trees to avoid a climate disaster; Michael Gove has re-stated the aim to plant…
£400,000 to help tackle violent crime amongst youths in Cheshire

£400,000 to help tackle violent crime amongst youths in Cheshire

Today (Wednesday 26th June) the Home Secretary announced that Cheshire has been given more than £400,000 to spend on a major project to help tackle…
Drugs warrant executed on Twinnies Road

Drugs warrant executed on Twinnies Road

Police officers executed a warrant at an address on Twinnies Road in Wilmslow shortly after 9am on Saturday, 22nd June. They forced entry to the property…
Community groups say people in Wilmslow are ready for something new

Community groups say people in Wilmslow are ready for something new

Transition Wilmslow volunteers joined together with the Plastic Free Wilmslow group and the town's community shop group to conduct a mini survey at this…
Travellers set up illegal encampment off Styal Road

Travellers set up illegal encampment off Styal Road

A group of travellers have set up camp next to the car park at Twinnies Bridge. The travellers arrived on Thursday, 20th June, where they have parked…
Twenty beautiful gardens to open their gates for major fundraiser

Twenty beautiful gardens to open their gates for major fundraiser

With only a few days to go the lawns have been cut, shrubs trimmed, weeds weeded and pots watered ready for the 27th annual Wilmslow Wells Garden's Day.…
Handforth Station celebrates midsummer in Swedish style

Handforth Station celebrates midsummer in Swedish style

Handforth Station, which has long prided itself on its international flavour – from its collection of station signs from abroad to its twinning…
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Crew called to fire at station ticket office

Crew called to fire at station ticket office

Firefighters were called to a report of a fire at Handforth Railway Station at around 8.45am this morning. (Saturday, 22nd June). On arrival at Station…
Date set for rescheduled Cinema on the Carrs

Date set for rescheduled Cinema on the Carrs

Following the postponement of the Cinema on the Carrs in early June, Wilmslow Town Council has now agreed a new summer date and has rescheduled the event…
Plans for development of 217 homes on former Green Belt

Plans for development of 217 homes on former Green Belt

A reserved matters planning application has been submitted to Cheshire East Council for a residential development a parcel of land off Meriton Road in…
Get set for the ‘Space Chase’ Summer Reading Challenge

Get set for the ‘Space Chase’ Summer Reading Challenge

Local libraries are looking forward to celebrating the 20th annual Summer Reading Challenge which begins on Saturday 6th July. The theme this year is…
The Aliens have landed

The Aliens have landed

The 2019 Wilmslow Scarecrow Festival event has kicked off so look out for the fabulous straw creations which are starting to appear around the town. Organised…
'Has the Council abandoned our local park?'

'Has the Council abandoned our local park?'

A Wilmslow parent feels the Council has abandoned their local park leaving it to become run down with worn down paths and trip hazards on entry to the…
Decision due on revised plans for new car dealership

Decision due on revised plans for new car dealership

Revised plans for the erection of a new car dealership with a showroom at Coppice Way in Handforth are set to be determined by the Strategic Planning…
Joint plan for health and care across Cheshire

Joint plan for health and care across Cheshire

For the first time the four NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Cheshire have developed a joint plan to bring together the planning, buying…
Cash and spirits stolen during pub break-in

Cash and spirits stolen during pub break-in

Bottles of spirits and a quantity of cash from inside a fruit machine were stolen during a pub burglary in Wilmslow. At around 4.15am on Wednesday 12th…