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Entries open for the 2018 Alderley Edge Festival

Entries open for the 2018 Alderley Edge Festival

Although this year's Alderley Edge Festival is still five months away, the committee has been working hard, putting together the syllabus which contains…
In Bloom team add to their bumper crop of awards

In Bloom team add to their bumper crop of awards

Having collected a blooming fantastic haul of seven awards from the North West In Bloom judges in November, the Wilmslow In Bloom team of volunteers are…
Burglars remove pane of glass to gain entry

Burglars remove pane of glass to gain entry

Local residents are urged to be vigilant after a property in Handforth was broken into during the evening on Friday, 5th January. The burglary occurred…
Police and Crime Commissioner embarks on consultation over funding shortfall and police precept

Police and Crime Commissioner embarks on consultation over funding shortfall and police precept

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, David Keane, is launching a new countywide consultation on Cheshire's police precept from Monday, 8th January,…
Police keen to seize upon anti-social behaviour before it comes the 'norm'

Police keen to seize upon anti-social behaviour before it comes the 'norm'

Police have been receiving an increase in number of reports concerning anti-social behaviour around the town whilst children have been off school over…
Act now to protect yourself from flu

Act now to protect yourself from flu

While some people might think influenza is a bad cold, 'flu' can actually be a severe illness that can lead to serious complications – particularly…
Police sergeant denies murdering his detective wife

Police sergeant denies murdering his detective wife

A police sergeant from Wilmslow who has been accused of murdering his detective wife Leanne McKie has pleaded not guilty to both murder and manslaughter.…
Driver escapes with minor injuries after tree crushes his van

Driver escapes with minor injuries after tree crushes his van

A lucky driver escaped with only minor injuries after a tree crashed down on his van in Handforth on Thursday, 4th January. The incident occurred yesterday…
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Plans for new 'Loaf Shack’ approved

Plans for new 'Loaf Shack’ approved

Planning permission has been granted to enable to a furniture showroom to replace a car sales premises. The Royles Motor Group Plc applied for a change…
An evening with leading British mountaineer

An evening with leading British mountaineer

A leading British mountaineer will be talking about his extraordinary climbing career at a fundraising event for East Cheshire Hospice. Paul Braithwaite…
2017 in Wilmslow: A year in review

2017 in Wilmslow: A year in review

With 2017 having drawn to a close it is time to take a look back at the biggest news stories of the past twelve months in Wilmslow and share some statistics…
A New Year's message from Esther McVey

A New Year's message from Esther McVey

At the start of a New Year it is easy to focus on what we want to achieve in the coming year but we must not forget those still struggling with the events…
Wilmslow store misses out on £1.2m deal

Wilmslow store misses out on £1.2m deal

DFS Furniture has acquired certain store leases from furniture retailer Multiyork, which went into administration in November 2017. However the Wilmslow…
Menswear shop prepares to close

Menswear shop prepares to close

A menswear shop is preparing to close after eight months of trading in Wilmslow town centre. The Simon + Simon store - which opened on Grove Street in…
Reader's Letter: Resolutions for our government, councils, and community support services

Reader's Letter: Resolutions for our government, councils, and community support services

Resolutions for our government, councils, and community support services to use: • Change rail timetables to be printed once a year (since all engineering…
Redevelopment of Macclesfield A&E aimed to speed up treatment

Redevelopment of Macclesfield A&E aimed to speed up treatment

A major redevelopment of Macclesfield Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department has been completed in a move aimed to help patients access the care…
Manchester Airport ends 2017 on a high

Manchester Airport ends 2017 on a high

As well as record passenger numbers, 2017 saw Manchester Airport bag four of the key travel trade best UK airport awards. These include Travel Weekly,…