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Competition launched to celebrate restoration of church organ

Competition launched to celebrate restoration of church organ

St Bartholomew's Church has announced a special Organ Composition Contest for composers of all ages and nationalities to celebrate the renewal and augmentation…
Signs indicate free parking initiative failed

Signs indicate free parking initiative failed

A new initiative designed to encourage more people into Wilmslow and boost trade seems to have failed to grab people's attention. Towards the end of last…
Three BMWs stolen overnight

Three BMWs stolen overnight

Two burglaries have taken place within the Wilmslow area overnight. Properties on Westbourne Drive and Gladewood Close were broken into between 10.45pm…
Community orchard to blossom as volunteers prune trees

Community orchard to blossom as volunteers prune trees

Transition Wilmslow held an apple tree pruning class at their community orchard in Meriton Road Park in Handforth on Saturday 21st January. The class,…
Alderley Edge 10K not one to bypass

Alderley Edge 10K not one to bypass

Promotional Feature After feedback from last year's field who said they enjoyed the race so much they wanted more of it, Run North West, organisers of…
10% of Council staff surveyed said bullying is an issue

10% of Council staff surveyed said bullying is an issue

A staff survey conducted by Cheshire East Council has revealed that 10% of respondents felt bullying was an issue within the organisation. The survey…
Oh yes, it is panto time again at St Anne's

Oh yes, it is panto time again at St Anne's

It's Panto time again at St Anne's, Fulshaw, with a cast of all ages busy preparing to present their very own version of "Dick Whittington" on Sunday,…
Residents protest against plans to build homes on green belt

Residents protest against plans to build homes on green belt

Campaigners were out in force on Saturday, 21st January, to protest against plans to build 250 new homes on green belt land to the west of Handforth.…
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Cheshire East sees drop in number claiming unemployment benefit

Cheshire East sees drop in number claiming unemployment benefit

According to the latest figures issued by Nomis the number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the borough has fallen and there has been a rise…
'People would love to reshape the centre of Wilmslow'

'People would love to reshape the centre of Wilmslow'

Wilmslow residents have made it clear that they would very much welcome a redesign of the town centre which has been criticised for lacking a heart. As…
Disappointment for community hub plans as Council agrees lease for one of town's oldest buildings

Disappointment for community hub plans as Council agrees lease for one of town's oldest buildings

Plans to create a community venue in one of the town's oldest buildings have been unsuccesful as Cheshire East Council has agreed to lease the derelict…
Menswear shop set to become offices

Menswear shop set to become offices

Planning permission has been granted to change the use of a large town centre retail unit into offices. S G Response, who offer accident claims management…
Handforth residents and businesses urged to 'Come and let rip!'

Handforth residents and businesses urged to 'Come and let rip!'

Handforth residents are being invited to have their say on the future of the village by contributing to the Handforth Neighbourhood Plan which will influence…
Wilmslow patients to benefit from new ultrasound scanner

Wilmslow patients to benefit from new ultrasound scanner

Two Wilmslow doctors have raised £50,000 to purchase a new state of the art diagnostic ultrasound scanner, which will be located at Wilmslow Health…
Plans for new purpose built nursery

Plans for new purpose built nursery

Plans have been submitted for the construction of new nursery and pre-school in Wilmslow. Oakdean Nursery is seeking permission to demolish a pre-fabricated…
Plans revealed to bring listed buildings back into use at Alderley Park

Plans revealed to bring listed buildings back into use at Alderley Park

A specialist developer has revealed plans to bring some listed buildings at Alderley Park back into use whilst demolishing others to develop a range of…
Reader's Letter: An accident waiting to happen

Reader's Letter: An accident waiting to happen

Recently, and not for the first time, I was almost knocked down by a car when I was in the middle of a particular Pelican crossing in Wilmslow. I use…