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Motorcyclist caught driving 55mph in 30 limit

Motorcyclist caught driving 55mph in 30 limit

Police reported a 'new speeding record' of 55mph on Prestbury Road made by a motorbike heading out of Wilmslow on Saturday, 15th August. As a result the…
Appeal win to build 60-bed care home is ‘an astonishing and very distressing decision’

Appeal win to build 60-bed care home is ‘an astonishing and very distressing decision’

An appeal has been allowed and planning permission granted to enable a new care home to be built in Wilmslow which has been described by a local councillor…
Teenager charged in connection with robberies in Wilmslow

Teenager charged in connection with robberies in Wilmslow

A 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted robbery and two counts of robbery. He has been remanded in custody…
Your date with history

Your date with history

As part of 2020 National Heritage Week, Wilmslow Historical Society is repeating its popular free walking tours of the town centre. This year the tour…
Reader's Photo: Heather on Lindow Moss

Reader's Photo: Heather on Lindow Moss

Ann Begley kindly sent us this photo taken on Lindow Moss on Sunday, 16th August. If you would like your photos of Wilmslow and the surrounding area to…
Hotel's expansion 'will help the economic recovery'

Hotel's expansion 'will help the economic recovery'

Plans to expand a hotel within the town centre of Wilmslow, to enable it to meet a demand for additional accommodation, have been approved. The Wilmslow…
Council reviews payment arrangements at car parks

Council reviews payment arrangements at car parks

Cheshire East Council is re-introducing cash payments at its car parks from Monday, 17th August. The council started charging at pay and display car parks…
Coronavirus station tested at Wilmslow High

Coronavirus station tested at Wilmslow High

Wilmslow High School hosted a coronavirus testing station on Wednesday, 12th August. The school's car park was used for the day as a location for a mobile…
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Wilmslow in WW2 - Four local heroes who fell in the Far East, 7th December 1941 - 15th August 1945

Wilmslow in WW2 - Four local heroes who fell in the Far East, 7th December 1941 - 15th August 1945

Of the 48 named fatalities of WW2 on Wilmslow War Memorial, 4 men are listed as being buried or remembered in the Far East. The Commonwealth War Graves…
Wilmslow pub closes as member of staff tests positive for coronavirus

Wilmslow pub closes as member of staff tests positive for coronavirus

A Wilmslow pub has now closed for a second deep clean after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. A spokesperson for the Coach & Four on Alderley…
Kelly Clarkson surprises 10-year old Wilmslow poet with a life-changing opportunity

Kelly Clarkson surprises 10-year old Wilmslow poet with a life-changing opportunity

A 10-year-old girl budding poet from Wilmslow appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show last week and was blown away when the host surprised her with a trip…
Hair today...

Hair today...

Promotional Feature The team at Murphy's Barber Shop are back at last after an enforced break. John, Sam and Scott have all completed Covid- 19 Certification…
Reader's Letter: Clarification on the Hawthorn Lane temporary road closure

Reader's Letter: Clarification on the Hawthorn Lane temporary road closure

Last week Cheshire East announced nine active travel plans across the county. Unfortunately, though their press release covered the whole scheme and gave…
Final phase of discretionary grants for priority businesses launched

Final phase of discretionary grants for priority businesses launched

Cheshire East Council has launched the third phase of the local discretionary grant scheme. The council has already implemented a second phase of this…
Travellers set up unauthorised camp off Wilmslow Road

Travellers set up unauthorised camp off Wilmslow Road

Some travellers arrived in the village over the weekend and have set up an encampment off Wilmslow Road. A group of approximately seven caravans arrived…
Reader's Letter: Can't read, won't read?

Reader's Letter: Can't read, won't read?

Monday morning in the Carrs after a weekend of glorious weather for picnics in the park. In spite of Cheshire East's pleas, some members of the public…
Wilmslow in WW2: VJ Day 15th August 1945

Wilmslow in WW2: VJ Day 15th August 1945

Many local people have been remembering events of 75 years ago. The war in the Far East came to an end on 15th August 1945, VJ day - it was the end of…