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Dedicated unit to crackdown on unsafe commercial vehicles

Dedicated unit to crackdown on unsafe commercial vehicles

Four police forces in the North West and the Driver Vehicle and Standards Agency (DVSA) have teamed up to run a six month pilot to improve policing for…
Record amount raised at charity garden's day

Record amount raised at charity garden's day

Nineteen beautiful gardens in Wilmslow, Handforth and Alderley Edge opened their gates to the public on Saturday, 30th June, raising a record amount for…
Reader's Letter: Handforth Station: Art, Flowers or Access?

Reader's Letter: Handforth Station: Art, Flowers or Access?

Handforth Station: Art, Flowers or Access? A question often asked at Handforth Station is "Why does Friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) spend so much…
Appeal lodged over delayed care home application

Appeal lodged over delayed care home application

Controversial plans to build a care home on Handforth Road will now be determined by the Planning Inspectorate at appeal. Altrincham based Newcare Project…
Plans are hotting up for the Wilmslow Show

Plans are hotting up for the Wilmslow Show

This year's Wilmslow Show is taking place from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, 8th July, at the Carnival Field and for the second year running the forecast is…
Staff trying to save wine shop from closure

Staff trying to save wine shop from closure

Employees at the Wine Rack shop on Alderley Road were informed last week that the shop is due to close on Wednesday, 11th July, resulting in five members…
Sofa shop closes after two years of trading in town centre

Sofa shop closes after two years of trading in town centre

An interiors showroom has closed two years after opening at St Anns Parade. Sitting Duck Sofas opened in the summer of 2016 in the premises previously…
Cricket: Lindow top at half way

Cricket: Lindow top at half way

Lindow 1st XI sit top of the table at the half way stage of the season having now gone ten games unbeaten. On Saturday they travelled to fourth placed…
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Have your say on plans to make travel between Cheshire East and Greater Manchester smoother

Have your say on plans to make travel between Cheshire East and Greater Manchester smoother

There are just two weeks left for Cheshire East residents to comment on the proposed refresh of transport plans for the north of the borough. Cheshire…
Updated: Free community bus up and running

Updated: Free community bus up and running

A community bus started to ensure disabled and elderly people in Handforth can get out and about at weekends is now up and running. The Mobility and Access…
Pigeons die in suspected arson attack

Pigeons die in suspected arson attack

Firefighters were called to a fire in the garden of a residential property on Spath Lane in Handforth in the early hours of Monday, 2nd July. Three fire…
Date confirmed for introduction of airport drop off charges

Date confirmed for introduction of airport drop off charges

Manchester Airport has confirmed a charging system to be brought in at areas directly outside each terminal and station on July 10th. It is hoped the…
Food recycling to be introduced next summer

Food recycling to be introduced next summer

A recycling company has been given the green light by planning chiefs to build a food composting plant in Crewe. The Hull-based recycling company, Biowise,…
Hundreds join the Scarecrow Parade

Hundreds join the Scarecrow Parade

Around 500 children and adults joined the noisy and colourful Scarecrow Parade as it made its way through the town centre on Saturday, June 30th. Led…
Wilmslow High partners with local businesses

Wilmslow High partners with local businesses

Guest speaker Esther McVey, MP for Tatton, helped to launch Wilmslow High School's new Business Partner Programme on Thursday, 28th June. The Business…
Northwest leaders in girl's education captivate global audience in Washington DC

Northwest leaders in girl's education captivate global audience in Washington DC

Promotional Feature Helen Jeys from Alderley Edge School for Girls and Claire Hewitt from Manchester High School for Girls joined forces this month to…
Teens warned about playing with fire

Teens warned about playing with fire

Following a number of fires in recent weeks which have started deliberately some of those have been spoken to by the Fire Authority and warned about the…