Officers are appealing for information from the public to help locate a missing teenager living in Willaston.
Detectives from Northwich have charged a man with theft and fraud offences following an incident in the town.
Detectives from have charged a man with drugs offences following two warrants in Winsford.
On Saturday 17th June, Macclesfield will host the Barnaby Festival Parade welcoming around 800 parade participants with many more visitors lining the parade route.
Edward Timpson, Dr Kieran Mullan, and Fiona Bruce have all welcomed the Government’s commitment to rebuild Leighton Hospital by 2030 as part of the New Hospital Programme.
The latest Cheshire East leisure centre is to get a major facelift is to reopen its doors this summer.
Over the past week officers from across Cheshire have intensified their efforts in tackling knife crime as part of a national week of action.
Officers from Cheshire police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following serious collision on the M6 near Sandbach.
Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, the Northwich museum has been able to purchase specialist replica Viking and Saxon equipment.
A managed grassland project has been approved, which will see areas of Winsford boosting biodiversity.
Record numbers enjoyed a weekend of family-friendly entertainment in the heart of Cheshire
Cheshire Constabulary’s Harm Reduction Unit (HRU) is set to benefit from over £1 million in additional funding secured by Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer, allowing the unit to take a new ground-breaking approach to tackling stalking.
Following the agreement to deliver stability and a further four years of joint administration with the Cheshire East Independent Group, Labour Leader Cllr Sam Corcoran was today re-elected as Leader of Cheshire East Council.
Two county lines drug dealers have been jailed for their role in the supply of illegal drugs in Crewe.
Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following the attempted theft of a patch of artificial grass from a sports facility in Crewe.
The schools’ section on the Cheshire East website contains everything you need to know about getting the best education for your child.
A prolific offender from Northwich has been jailed for 32 weeks after he admitted a string of burglaries and shoplifting offences across the town.
Heroin, crack cocaine and ketamine were seized in a joint police operation at Macclesfield station on Friday.
May 20th saw Knutsford hold its third and most successful to date Flash Fashion event. The spring sunshine brought residents and visitors alike into the town to shop for the latest spring/summer womenswear.
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Cheshire East Council has received a significant funding boost for a key active travel scheme it wishes to develop to promote walking and cycling in the borough.
A 34-year-old man has been jailed for a violent attack on a pensioner and another man at a pub in Crewe.
Local baby and child swim school, Puddle Ducks Mid-Cheshire, are celebrating the achievements of one of their Poolside Assistants who despite having autism, is taking the steps to become a swim teacher.
Cheshire East Council has had access to a unique moving classroom to go on tour visiting primary schools across the borough.
Work has started on Cheshire West and Chester Council’s ambitious regeneration of Winsford town centre.
Now that we are starting to enjoy the lighter evenings and some milder weather, it is a good time to think about being active and enjoying the benefits of being outside.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has welcomed the news that his latest bids to the Government’s Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Interventions Fund, worth more than £3 million, have been successful.
Partnership working and community outreach is at the heart of the King’s School’s ‘Reaching Out’ 2023 report.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a burglary at a commercial property in Poynton.
Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 24-year-old woman from Handforth.
A prolific busker from Macclesfield has been honoured for his tireless fundraising for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s charity at the recent Pride of Manchester Awards.
Three 24-year-old men from Birmingham have been charged with drugs offences following a police stop check in Cheshire.
Officers investigating sexual offences in Wilmslow have charged a man.
Preparation works for the construction of the Middlewich Eastern Bypass will continue this month.
Detectives investigating the theft of a Rolex watch, from a man in Northwich, have charged a man in connection to the incident.
A man has been charged in connection to a series of burglary and shoplifting offences in Northwich and Knutsford.
Future vet Ella Senior has won the 2023 Knutsford Millennium Bursary, securing £575 towards her studies.
The family of a 47-year-old man from Crewe who died following a collision on Monday 15th May have paid tribute to him.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has welcomed the news that survivors of rape will no longer face unnecessary and invasive requests from police to access their therapy notes or other personal records.
Officers from Cheshire police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a fatal collision near Nantwich.
A 27-year-old man from Winsford has been charged with a total of 132 offences, following an investigation by Cheshire Constabulary’s Major Crime Directorate.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Pinewood Children's short breaks residential provision in Winsford has received an outstanding inspection from Ofsted.
Officers from Macclesfield South Beat Team have charged a woman in connection with theft offences.
Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in a robbery in Alderley Edge.
Cheshire Constabulary has joined forces with not-for-profit organisation KnifeSavers as part of its approach to tackling knife crime.
At his most recent public scrutiny meeting, Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer asked senior officers how Cheshire Constabulary was ensuring the integrity and suitability of its officers and staff.
Officers are appealing to the public for help in tracing a wanted man from Northwich
Drivers using the M56 through Cheshire are being urged to carefully plan their journeys this weekend – with a reminder the motorway will be closed for a second weekend near Runcorn, as National Highways’ 18-month, £27 million A533 bridge replacement project nears completion.
Knutsford Market Hall has welcomed two new traders and seen a familiar face return to their Silk Mill premises.
Residents and visitors to Congleton Park did not let the rain stop them as they enjoyed another joyous occasion celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III.
As part of a long tradition of mayors in Congleton, a special mayor-making ceremony will be held on Thursday 25 May at 7pm in the Town Hall, to officially welcome the new town mayor.
A man who sexually assaulted a woman in Winsford has been jailed
Cheshire East Council has launched the first of a series of 14 short films to help boost the number of people coming forward to be foster carers.
Due to an increase in fires involving agricultural and rural premises, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to a free event to help keep farms, rural businesses and property safe from fire this summer.
A man who broke into a shop in Northwich town centre has been jailed.
The much-loved Congleton Paddling Pool, enjoyed by families since the 1930s, will open its gates on Saturday 27th May.
The 7th Lifesaving Defibrillator, jointly funded by Congleton Lion’s and Congleton Partnership, has been installed at West Heath’s shopping centre.
Congleton’s Mayor, Margaret Gartside, officially opened a new inclusive roundabout in Congleton Park on 11th May.
Congleton Police and Congleton Town Council will be hosting a Neighbourhood Watch networking meeting at the Town Hall on Wednesday 7 June from 6.30pm – 7.30pm as part of National Neighbourhood Watch Week.
Cheshire Constabulary is gearing up to support a national campaign aimed at keeping knives off the streets and educate young people about the dangers of carrying bladed weapons.
Detectives investigating a series of burglaries in Northwich town centre have charged a man as part of their investigation.
Rab Parry served as chairman twice, in 1989/90 and 1996/97, and was very active in many other positions on council committees.
Officers from Macclesfield joined the British Transport Police in a county-lines stop and search operation that saw drugs and weapons seized.
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with reports of a male with a knife in the Valley Park area of Crewe yesterday, Thursday 12 May.
Ground investigations are due to start at Weaver Square in Northwich ahead of plans being put in place for the regeneration of the area.
Ahead of His Majesty King Charles III’s Coronation, David Rutley MP, visited The Flower Pot Family Pub and Restaurant in Macclesfield to celebrate Robinsons Brewery’s limited edition Coronation ale.
Barnaby is back, with its first in-person parade since 2018, once again taking to the streets of Macclesfield to provide a platform for artists, champion creative engagement and strengthen ties within the community.
Police in Crewe are appealing to members of the public to find missing teenage boy from the town.
Detectives have launched an investigation following a burglary at a second store in Northwich town centre.
Independent restaurant King Street Kitchen have joined, and Wine and Wallop have returned, to the established food and drink tour Taste Knutsford.
Knutsford independent fashion shops have been busy putting the finishing touches to the third Flash Fashion Knutsford which takes place on May 20th.
The month of May is when we’re expected to put our best foot forward and take a healthy walk.
Works to improve access to Crewe town centre are continuing in May as Cheshire East Council’s Flag Lane Link scheme moves into its next phase.
Officers are appealing to the public for help in tracing a wanted man from Macclesfield.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has today (11 May 2023) welcomed the news of four successful funding bids – worth over £3 million in total - to the Government’s Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Interventions Fund.
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British Transport Police officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault on board a train between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport stations.
On Tuesday 10th May, the first half of a 12-strong team of staff from Bakkavor’s Cheshire sites set off to walk the Sandstone Trail to raise money for Grocery Aid.
Cheshire College's Annual Community Fun Day will take place on Saturday 20th May, between 11am and 2pm, at all three campuses; Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.
Richard Ennis appeared at Chester Magistrates Court today, Wednesday 10th May, where he pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of Class A drugs (Heroin).
A chance search by a son to find a motorcycle his late father rode as an Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) despatch rider in Cornwall in the early 1960s, found him visiting Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after four dead dogs were found dumped on the side of a road in Cheshire.
Youngsters from Alderley Edge School for Girls Preparatory School had great fun in their bunny hop event to support ECHO, the charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust.
Detectives investigating a burglary at restaurant in Northwich have charged a man in connection with the incident.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a burglary at a retail store in Northwich town centre.
Jodrell Bank’s recent acceptance of two prestigious awards was at the top of the agenda when David Rutley, local MP, met with Professor Teresa Anderson MBE, Director of the University of Manchester's Discovery Centre at Jodrell Bank Observatory.
Congleton Town Council’s Coronation Window Dressing Competition attracted entries from 18 businesses in the town centre.
Cheshire East Council is asking for views about day opportunities services for people with disabilities in Knutsford.
Works to deliver improvements to the existing pedestrian and cyclist environment at the junction of B5470 Hurdsfield Road and Black Lane in Macclesfield are progressing well.
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Two Cheshire Constabulary officers have secured a potentially life-saving defibrillator to be kept in a policing vehicle thanks to the Police Innovation Fund, launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
Scammers are impersonating British Gas with fake emails tempting recipients to click a link to get a fake energy refund.
Detectives investigating a stabbing in Macclesfield are appealing for information from members of the public.
Here are the results of the Cheshire Women's Cricket League Finals Day.
After four years of campaigning, by Woolstanwood Parish Councillors, the Borough Council has erected a new metal safety fence between the footpath and the drop down to the Valley Brook, in Middlewich Road, near to the Rising Sun public house.
Detectives from Northwich CID have charged a woman following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Winsford.
A-level students across Cheshire East have achieved impressive results that are above those seen pre-pandemic in 2019.
David Rutley, MP for Macclesfield, was pleased to see during a recent visit to Bollington based Bridgend Centre, that Ms Rebecca Lea, Centre Manager and her team continue to deliver a range of services to the community including expanding their buddying scheme.
Police investigating a collision on the A559 near Northwich are appealing for information from members of the public.
Various road improvement schemes are to take place in Nantwich later this month and into September.
Following the success of last year’s Climate Festival and Green Fayre, Congleton Town Council and Congleton Partnership are working together to bring another Green Week to Congleton - but this time from the 18th – 25th September.
On Friday 30th September, Congleton Town Council is hosting a marvellous Medieval Banquet as part of Congleton’s 750th Charter Year celebrations.
It has been an extremely rewarding day at Cheshire College – South & West, as over 200 A Level students attended the College’s Crewe Campus to collect their results.
Alderley Edge School for Girls is celebrating outstanding A Level results for its Upper Sixth students with 28% of grades awarded being an A*, 66% of students receiving an A* - A and 81% of students receiving A* to B.
Latest statement from Arriva, following a further improved offer and confirmation of strike action being suspended.
Residents, businesses, stakeholders and supporters from across the country have been thanked for their support in getting behind Crewe’s Great British Railways bid during the public vote.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an incident in Crewe.
The latest statement from Arriva, following the rejection result in the recent ballot by Unite and GMB union members.
Police investigating a collision on the A559 near Northwich are appealing for information from members of the public.
Officers are appealing for information following a serious collision in Rainow.
The Friends of Congleton Park and Congleton Town Council are extremely proud that the town park has gained its 15th consecutive Green Flag and third Green Heritage award.
Thousands of Congletonians and guests from across the UK travelled to Congleton Park for an exciting afternoon of Medieval Mayhem!
National Highways’ project to upgrade the M56 in the North West is nearly complete.
Cheshire Constabulary fully supports the new Race Action Plan being put together by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC).
Officers visited several bars in Wilmslow this weekend as part of an ongoing operation targeting recreational drug use across Cheshire.
Positive progress is being made with the A6 corridor study, which has been commissioned by Local Authorities in response to concerns about traffic congestion and air quality in communities on this strategic highway, including Disley, Newtown, High Lane and Furness Vale.
Sandbach RUFC finished their pre-season campaign with a useful work out against former Midlands Premier League opponents Burton on Saturday.
A man who was arrested in connection with a burglary at a primary school in Winsford has now been charged.
Officers from Macclesfield and Northwich Local Policing Units are working together this weekend to help to tackle anti-social behaviour in Pickmere.
After a two-year hiatus, Royal Voluntary Service is re-launching its iconic hospital trolley services in Warrington and Macclesfield.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has submitted two Petitions against the HS2 Phase 2b: High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill 2022 and an Additional Provision (AP1).
Police and Crime Commissioner, John Dwyer and Cheshire Constabulary Chief Inspector Fez Khan joined Crewe and Nantwich MP, Dr. Kieran Mullan at a community meeting to discuss anti-social behaviour on Crewe’s Sherbourne Estate.
Officers are reminding motorists drive safely ahead of the hot weather this weekend.
This summer’s unmissable outdoor cinema movie extravaganza opens on location at Bolesworth in the heart of Cheshire from 19 to 21 August 2022.
Officers from Northwich Local Policing Unit have arrested a man in connection with a burglary at a primary School in Winsford.
Cheshire East Council is urging people to take ‘sensible precautions’ after the Met Office issued an amber ‘extreme heat’ warning for the region.
Northwich library is to remain closed to the public until late September for stabilisation work and further structural investigations on the building.
Street Angels aim to provide assistance and support for those who become vulnerable late at night. Police and Crime Commissioner, John Dwyer, visited the team at St Michael’s Church in Macclesfield to find out more about their work and the support provided by the volunteers.
A 40-year-old man who man who was arrested in relation to an armed robbery in Winsford has been released on conditional bail and detained under the mental health act.
Cheshire East Council has submitted its petition against the HS2 Phase 2b Hybrid Bill (the Bill) – renewing its calls for the government to ‘deliver the best possible outcome for the borough and its communities’.
Cheshire East Council is calling out for community-led project ideas as part of its crowdfunding initiative, Cheshire East Crowd.
Cheshire Police are working with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to warn residents not to be tempted to cool off in open water, unless with a supervised open water swimming club.
Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a betting shop in Winsford have arrested a man in connection with the incident.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, met with North Rode residents, local councillors, and Cheshire Constabulary’s Inspector Andy Baker to discuss the community’s concerns surrounding speeding and HGV traffic in their area.
Knutsford Food & Drink Festival will make its inaugural appearance this Saturday 13th August. The event will bring together venues across Knutsford in a celebration of all things food and drink.
Cheshire Police are continuing their crack down on offending motorists and criminals driving in Cheshire.
Officers have charged a man following a disturbance in Crewe.
Transforming Lives 100-mile cycle ride ‘The Cheshire Dash 2022’ raised an incredible £60,000 in aid of local children’s cancer charity, The Joshua Tree.
A mother and daughter who were forced to flee Ukraine have received a special gift via Cheshire East Council.
Queens Park in Crewe is a firm favourite with local families for picnics and play dates, however recently the area has been suffering from episodes of anti-social behaviour.
Cheshire East Council has submitted three bids to round two of the government’s Levelling Up Fund.
A new documentary film launched on Thursday of last week to celebrate Crewe’s history as a rail town and look to the town’s future.
Cheshire East Council’s housing team has recently received the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) accreditation, meaning they offer a safe and effective response to domestic abuse.
The Mayor of Crewe, Virginia has written to Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, declaring the US town’s support for its UK namesake’s bid to host the national headquarters of Great British Railways.
Green Flags will fly over no fewer than 11 of the borough’s parks, nature reserves and green spaces this summer.
Officers in Crewe have organised some fun activities this summer to keep children busy over the holidays.
Unfortunately, the current industrial action at Arriva North West is not resolved.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an armed robbery at a betting shop in Winsford.
Macclesfield town regeneration was the main topic of discussion for Mark Howden, Chief Executive of Peaks & Plains Housing Trust and local MP, David Rutley during a recent tour of Sunderland Street and Macclesfield town centre.
The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Deafness Support Network (DSN) and North West Ambulance Service to the Force Control Centre at Police HQ.
The news that Marks and Spencer has joined Aldi in removing disposable barbecues from shelves in all its stores is welcomed by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a fatal collision in Holmes Chapel.
Work is starting in August in Knutsford to install new electricity cables to support the roll out of rapid electric vehicle charging at Knutsford services.
Officers have charged a man in relation to a burglary at an address in Leighton.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the attempted murder of a 20-year-old man at Handforth station last week.
Several bars in Alderley Edge and Wilmslow were visited by police officers as part of an operation to target recreational drug use.
Unfortunately, the current industrial action at Arriva North West is not resolved.
Months of preparation and hard work from community groups and organisations across Congleton impressed the National Britain in Bloom judges, Geraldine King and Ann Holland when they judged Congleton as one of the best large towns in the UK.
Congleton Town Council are putting the finishing touches together for an action-packed Medieval Festival fun day as part of the town’s 750 charter year celebrations.
It's back, the Congleton Harriers have announced that the 38th Congleton Half-Marathon will take place on Sunday 2nd October 2022.
The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted Mark Nicholas for running an illegal waste business without any of the necessary legal permissions on land at Wardle Hall Farm, Green Lane, Nantwich.
This summer, children across Cheshire can enjoy free, creative drop-ins, films and storytelling thanks to West Cheshire Museums.
The Tatton Park Pop Up Festival is set to finish with a bang, with an exciting final weekend line up culminating in a live orchestral Proms night featuring singalong classics such as ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ and ‘Rule Britannia’
Manchester Airport has provided an update on its recovery ahead of the start of the peak summer season.
Two men have been charged following an investigation into burglaries in Crewe.
Operation Powdered will be running throughout the summer as part of Cheshire Constabulary’s continued efforts to tackle drug related crime and child criminal exploitation.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has partnered with ‘Self Defence with Clare’ to provide free classes for women and girls in Cheshire East.
Operation Nottingham has continued this week, officers from Cheshire West and Chester Council have seized more illegal tobacco and cigarettes during the operation to stop traders selling counterfeit or contraband products.
Cheshire-based domestic abuse charity, My CWA (formerly Cheshire Without Abuse), has launched a brand-new programme to educate teenagers on domestic abuse and its warning signs.
Unfortunately the current industrial action at Arriva North West is not resolved.
Works to make significant improvements to Victoria Park in Macclesfield started today.
Love Parks Week is back, taking place from 29th July to 5th August 2022, giving people across the country the chance to shout about their wonderful green spaces.
Officers in Crewe have charged a man following a burglary in Crewe.
Officers across Cheshire raised awareness for Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) in a week of action which ran from Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July.
More than 100 businesses have penned an open letter to the Transport Secretary, the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, backing Crewe’s bid to be the home of the Great British Railways (GBR) Headquarters.
The provision of dementia day opportunities in Macclesfield is to undergo a transformation, with services delivered from the Brocklehurst Centre moving to a dedicated dementia unit at the Mayfield Centre.
Cheshire East Council is on track to deliver its open, fairer and greener vision for the borough.
A former Leighton Hospital nurse from Crewe is to appear in a Real Housewives of Cheshire ‘special’ as part of a campaign to create more awareness and get people talking about the menopause.
The 23rd of July saw people of all ages, many adorned in rainbow colours, sequins, glitter and face paint, gather in the town centre for the Congleton Pride event.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has welcomed the news that his latest bids for a total of £1.5 million from the Government’s Safer Streets Fund have been successful.
Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer recently visited Macclesfield Rugby Union Football Club to hear about their experience with ASB.
The leaders of Cheshire Constabulary have marked the 20th anniversary of the introduction of Police Community Support Officers to UK policing by thanking the force’s PCSOs for all that they have done – and continue to do – to make the county an even safer place to live, work and visit.
Carefound Home Care have just achieved the coveted Outstanding CQC rating across all their branches and are hosting a recruitment open day in Wilmslow to encourage more people to start a career in care.
Back in February, the go-ahead was given to create a new garden in Congleton Park. The Just Bee Garden is based on an original design by local schoolgirl Miss Annabel Jackson (12) at Congleton High School.
Crewe Policing Unit are taking part in a number of activities during Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week.
Thousands of free places for summer holiday activities are available across Cheshire East for children and young people eligible for income-related free school meals.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, was joined by local police officers, police community support officer’s (PCSOs) for the annual Disability Awareness Day event at Warrington’s Walton Hall and Gardens.
Cheshire Constabulary has seen the highest reduction rate in homicides in the UK and has the lowest rate of murder in the country, figures released by the Office of National Statistics have revealed today (21 July).
Two neglected dogs found dumped at the side of a country road on the hottest day of the year have prompted an RSPCA investigation.
For the first time since the pandemic started, local MP, David Rutley, welcomed over 30 students from The Fallibroome Academy for a tour of the Houses of Parliament and to talk about how Westminster works and our democratic processes.
Cheshire East Council has been listening to initial feedback and has put on hold plans to host a public vote to decide on the design of a ‘heritage wall’, that will feature as a landmark for people arriving in Crewe’s town centre.
Officers are appealing witnesses and video footage following a serious collision in Brereton, near Sandbach.
Detectives investigating an assault against a member of rail staff, on a train near Alderley Edge station, are appealing for further information.
Cheshire East Council has beefed up its guidance to developers around housing schemes.
Cheshire East Council has revealed two design options for a new piece of public art that will feature as part of its Royal Arcade scheme in Crewe – and the final decision is now down to YOU.
A dog with an affectionate personality is still looking for his forever home after finding himself back in the care of the RSPCA, with whom he has now spent just over 250 days.
Cheshire West and Chester Council can today announce that B&M will open a new flagship store as part of phase one of plans to transform Winsford Town Centre.
Arriva North West buses has expressed disappointment as it confirms that Unions have informed the company of their intention to strike from 02:00 on Wednesday 20th July.
Congleton Town Council are inviting residents to come together to celebrate Congleton’s 750th Charter year with a FREE Medieval Festival Fun Day in Congleton Park on Saturday 13 August 2022, from 12 noon – 6pm.
Congleton is dressed to impress, as Britain in Bloom judges prepare to arrive in town for a whistle-stop tour.
After a sell-out performance at Tatton Park Pop Up Festival on Saturday 2nd July, the exhilarating Ibiza experience - Symphonic Ibiza - returns by popular demand this weekend!
Extra powers have come into force giving police and some authorised officers extra powers to deal with anti-social activity in one of the borough’s key towns.
At the adults and health committee meeting today (Monday), councillors agreed to launch a trial smoking cessation incentive scheme to support pregnant women and others in their household to quit smoking.
Plans to take forward flood prevention in Poynton was the main topic discussed at a recent meeting with the Deputy Leader, Cllr Craig Browne, and senior officers of Cheshire East Council and Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is warning the public about the continued increase in reports about scams where victims are targeted on WhatsApp by criminals pretending to be someone they know – typically their children.
Inspirational junior swimmers aged 14-16, from Beech Hall School in Cheshire, have successfully completed a 21-mile relay swim of the English Channel, raising a significant £42,000 and counting for Mencap, the UK’s learning disability charity.
Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group visited Alsager School recently to give talks to encourage students to challenge sexism and harassment, and join the White Ribbon Campaign.
Officers across Cheshire Constabulary are taking part in a series of activities to mark Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Awareness Week.
Minshull Vernon and District Parish Council, which covers Leighton, Woolstanwood and Minshull Vernon Parishes, has initiated a link between the Axis Academy In Woolstanwood and the Queens Park Golf Club, which is next door to Woolstanwood and close to the Academy.
Rail Minister Wendy Morton MP visited Crewe, as the town showed why it is at the heart of rail and has the credentials to be the home of Great British Railways Headquarters.
Officers in Poynton have issued a dispersal order following a spate of anti-social behaviour in the town.
Swimmers across Cheshire are urged to resist the siren call of reservoirs this summer – or risk the sound of emergency sirens too.
A charity worker from Cheshire has been nominated by Sport Relief and selected to be a Batonbearer in the prestigious Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay.
Rail passengers in the North West are being advised to plan ahead with heatwave conditions expected to impact journeys next week.
Motorists are being urged to ditch their vehicles and ‘get more active’ to mark World Car-Free Day.
Cheshire East Council is holding a public exhibition on plans to deliver a state-of-the-art new history centre in Crewe – transforming access to Cheshire’s archives and ensuring their preservation for future generations
Thursday 14th July 2022 marks the Day of Memory for victims of ‘honour’-based abuse. Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, is joining organisations across the country to remember the lives of victims and the courage of survivors.
Here's the latest update regarding the current pay talks and proposed industrial action covering Arriva North West and Arriva Merseyside.
Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Crewe are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Eight people were arrested and 12 vehicles were seized in joint crackdown on cross-border criminals for Operation Crossbow on Tuesday 12 July.
Cross border criminals travelling between Cheshire and Greater Manchester were targeted today (Tuesday 12 July) in a show of force as part of Operation Crossbow.
Motorists are being urged to ditch their vehicles and ‘get more active’ to mark World Car-Free Day.
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Cross border criminals travelling between Cheshire and Greater Manchester were targeted today (Tuesday 12 July) in a show of force as part of Operation Crossbow.
Businesses and organisations in the Cheshire area can now get access to an enhanced version of Police CyberAlarm, an award-winning free tool funded by the Home Office which you can access through your local police force.
Tatton Park Pop-Up Festival keeps on delivering nights to remember, as it enters its fourth week of the 2022 run.
Cheshire East Council is holding a public exhibition on plans to deliver a state-of-the-art new history centre in Crewe – transforming access to Cheshire’s archives and ensuring their preservation for future generations.
Nantwich residents are set to get a new skate park facility thanks to a £100,000 grant from FCC Communities Foundation.
People in Cheshire are being urged to put their best foot forward and unite against dementia at Alzheimer’s Society’s Cheshire Memory Walk.
Cheshire Constabulary has gained further recognition for supporting the armed forces community.
A fascinating exhibition opens at Northwich’s Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, on 15th July, created by Snow Angels, a Cheshire-based social enterprise that supports older people, including people with learning disabilities.
A man from Winsford been charged with drugs offences following a search warrant at an address in Northwich.
Detectives investigating the supply of drugs into a prison in Cheshire have now charged nine people.
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision near Arclid.
A new play area has now opened at Marbury Country Park, Northwich following a joint project between Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Friends of Anderton and Marbury (FoAM).
A project to highlight the importance of the River Bollin has helped more than 500 youngsters get to know their local waterway and logged some 72 wonderful species of plants and animals living there – and that’s just the start.
Cheshire East Council says the delivery of a HS2 ‘super hub’ in Crewe is ‘an opportunity for the government to send a signal to the North about what levelling up actually means’.
Everybody Heath and Leisure are delighted to announce their new tennis sessions which will be coming in to play in August at their state of the art facility – Everybody @ Alderley Park.
Holidaymakers heading to Manchester Airport for late night and early morning flights over the next few weeks are being reminded to leave extra time for journeys - with overnight work to transform a busy section of the M56 continuing.
The Cheshire East roving vaccination service has been nominated for an NHS Parliamentary award, by local MP, David Rutley.
Crowds will line the streets of Northwich on Sunday 17 July to enjoy a celebratory festival of activity to welcome the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay during its global tour.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the concerns surrounding speeding and anti-social behaviour on the Congleton link road.
Cheshire East Council is urging residents to stay safe and protect themselves and others against rising Covid-19 infection rates.
A Northwich couple who sold counterfeit Sony and Apple products on-line have been both been given Community Order sentences and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £6950 at Chester Crown Court.
300 people attended the celebrity game on Saturday, 2nd July and a whopping £12k was raised for Myeloma UK.
Crewe has been shortlisted as one of six locations bidding to become the home of Great British Railways.
Following the success of 35 Connected Communities Centres opened across Cheshire East over the past four years, the council is now seeking applications for new centres for ‘phase 2’ of the project.
Everybody Health and Leisure has once again been successful in receiving funding from Cheshire East Council as part of their summer 2022 holiday activity and food programme.
Foodies unite as a new food and drink festival is coming to Knutsford this summer.
In a joint project between Congleton Partnership and Congleton Lions, a potentially life-saving defibrillator has been installed at Congleton’s Ambulance Station.
Comedian Jason Manford will be gracing the stage at Tatton Park Pop Up Festival this week, along with famous Manchester DJ Jason Herd and the perennially popular Kidchella festival.
Two NHS trusts today revealed plans to create a joint electronic patient record system to improve healthcare for people in Cheshire and beyond.
On Saturday 2nd July over 80 riders set out from Goostrey (near Knutsford), after hot breakfast baps and a warm-up, to begin their 100-mile challenge around the beautiful country lanes of Cheshire.
A local theatre will host a charity concert raising funds for a Macclesfield good cause this summer.
People in Macclesfield can have their say about cancer services, support and care at a roadshow in the town next month.
People will be invited to comment on the latest phase of Cheshire East Council’s development plan.
Cheshire East Council is set to discuss its positive financial position as part of its four-year plan at a meeting of its finance sub-committee on 6th July 2022.
Cheshire East Council has launched an extensive recruitment campaign as part of its on-going work to improve its planning service.
Cheshire East Council is to update its longer-term planning strategy for the borough into the 2040s.
Detectives have charged a man in connection with a sexual assault in Knutsford.
Bolesworth Castle sits in a beautiful parkland setting and provides CarFest North with a wonderful backdrop of lakes, rolling hills and trees.
Improvements to how the public can contact police in Cheshire will soon be introduced after it was agreed that the Constabulary would boost its resources in the Force Control Centre.
Detectives are appealing to the public to help locate a man they are looking to speak to in relation to a serious assault in Northwich.
John Birtwistle is raising money for Myeloma UK because his close friend Simon Cowlard has Myeloma disease.
A man has pleaded guilty to drugs offences following a warrant in Winsford.
Cheshire Police has launched its first Community Conversation event in Congleton.
The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership will be running a photography competition during the school summer holidays.
Member of Parliament for Eddisbury, Edward Timpson met with staff and patients at the newly-opened Spire Health Clinic in Tarporley.
Three months have passed since the official launch of GoodSAM – the game-changing software that is changing how Cheshire Constabulary’s Force Control Centre (FCC) handles emergency calls.
Cheshire East Council is thanking residents for their contribution to the 2021 Census, after achieving a higher response rate of 98% compared to the 97% national average.
A teenager who threatened a vulnerable couple during a violent burglary at their home in Winsford has been jailed.
A special, week-long event running along the streets of mid-Cheshire will thrill residents this July.
The cast of Hollyoaks will take on ex-football pros at a star-studded charity match in aid of blood cancer charity Myeloma UK.
Congleton is celebrating 750 years since gaining its first charter and rights for people in the town.
After a spectacular launch weekend featuring Rocket Man, Jurassic Earth and ABBA Mia The Party, Tatton Park Pop Up Festival returns for its second weekend of 2022.
Police are appealing for information following a collision in Northwich.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, is urging community groups to submit their applications for the Community Action Fund before Thursday’s deadline.
The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show will be welcoming an impressive line-up of well known showjumpers to Bolesworth this week. They will be competing against each other and high profile event riders during the show.
If you care about our countryside why not voice your views in a survey about rural crime?
More than 200 people from across Cheshire East came together to celebrate the lives of people with learning disabilities in the first large face to face event since lockdown.
A dementia specialist care village in Crewe is inviting local people to an open day showcasing a pioneering approach to living in care environments that challenges public perception of care homes.
The main police stand secured the runner up rosette for Best Trade Stand at this year’s show.
The Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed Deafness Support Network to Police HQ for an event to celebrate the launch of 999 BSL, a service that will enable British Sign Language users to contact the UK emergency services in their first language.
Members of Cheshire East Council are to consider the need for a longer-term planning strategy for the borough that extends into the 2040s.
Cheshire East Council has noted the Second Reading of the HS2 Phase 2b Hybrid Bill and the launch of the petitioning period.
Police are continuing to appeal for dashcam footage following a fatal collision near Crewe.
Having had a couple of months off from the rigors of training and playing, Sandbach Rugby Club look to get their new season plans in place, with a Players & Management meeting at the club on Thursday 30th June at 7.00 pm.
Cheshire East Council is launching a recruitment campaign in a bid to fill a number of exciting job opportunities in its planning service.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Neighbourhood (Home) Watch’s launch in Mollington, Cheshire in 1982.
Congleton Town Mayor's Civic Service and Parade took place on Sunday 19th June 2022 to mark the beginning of the mayoral year.
A nostalgic look back over forty years into the lives of teenagers growing up in Winsford is now on display at Cine Window in the town centre.
Macclesfield Ukrainian Aid Collection Point provides vital aid and supplies to Ukraine and due to the high volumes of donations, they are now in need of larger storage space.
Cheshire Constabulary today (Tuesday 21 June) hosted Operation Cicero, as part of a multi-agency crackdown on rogue airport meet and greet car parking firms.
Detectives have issued an urgent warning to the public after a series of fraudulent activity reported throughout the Cheshire area.
A business event hosted in partnership with Crewe and Nantwich MP, Dr Kieran Mullan, has attracted interest from more than 40 companies in the local area who are all keen to play their part in HS2’s construction and seize the opportunity for future business growth
A state-of-the-art ‘Mini C-arm’ X-ray machine has been funded by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity which enables patients to receive faster treatment and frees up theatre slots for other trauma patients.
A project to install an inclusive roundabout in Congleton Park has received a boost to its fund-raising efforts with a pledge from Cheshire East Council for £7,686, that’s 40% of the target of just under £19,000.
Elton John is set to light up London’s Hyde Park this Friday (24 June 2022) with a spectacular show as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. Tickets to the once in a lifetime performance are in high demand, but if you missed out, you can still be in with a chance of enjoying the best of Elton right here in Cheshire.
Cheshire Constabulary has reaffirmed its immense support for the UK military by holding the biggest Armed Forces Day flag raising ceremony in the county.
PC Shields of Congleton LPU is investigating a burglary in Congleton and has issued a CCTV image of a man police are looking to speak to.
Detectives appeal for information after a woman was found injured at Victoria Park in Macclesfield.
A new specialist dementia nurse and memory assessment support service is being rolled out across Cheshire after a successful pilot.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has launched a new £90,000 ‘Community Cashback Fund’, which will see money that has been taken from criminals under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) spent on projects to improve local communities.
The family of a man who died following a collision near Crewe have paid tribute to him.
The Minshull Vernon and District Parish Council ( which also covers the Parishes of Leighton and Woolstanwood) met with Cheshire Highways and Contractors Balfour Beaty on 17/6/22.
Stagecoach, the country’s biggest bus and coach operator, is ready to help keep Britain on the move as people plan alternative travel to avoid the disruption caused by next week’s rail strikes.
The chair of Crewe Town Board says ‘we are one step closer to two fantastic new facilities being delivered in Crewe’ after the first two Towns Fund projects had their business cases signed off by government.
Detectives investigating a series of high-value burglaries in Prestbury and Over Peover have arrested two people following a raid in Manchester.
Police are urging people to be vigilant after an elderly Sandbach resident was talked into giving rogue traders a large quantity of money.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a fatal collision near Crewe.
Northwich Town Council has been named headline sponsor and official partner for soapbox event Krazy Races, taking place in Verdin Park later this month.
HS2 Ltd, the company designing and building Britain’s new zero carbon high speed rail network, is encouraging communities to find out more about the latest proposals for the railway in their local area.
The mum of a Crewe lad with a severe, muscle-wasting condition has described a group of Cheshire fitness enthusiasts as 'selfless' and 'brave' for taking on one of the UK's toughest outdoor challenges to support the family's fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy UK.
Bodycam footage captured by a Cheshire East Council parking officer subjected to threats and a tirade of verbal abuse, has landed a van driver in court and a fine.
Everybody Health and Leisure can announce that this year's Keynote Speaker for the 2022 Everybody Awards is Eddie The Eagle, ski jumper, record breaker, and author, Michael 'Eddie' Edwards.
Cheshire’s the place for a family day out this summer
Tackling domestic abuse was top of the agenda at local MP, David Rutley’s recent meeting with Saskia Lightburn-Ritchie, Chief Executive of Cheshire-based charity My CWA (formerly Cheshire Without Abuse).
Equipment seized from drug dealers across Cheshire has been donated to a community project which is supporting armed forces veterans.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has launched a survey for people living and working in rural communities to better understand their policing needs.
In response to the findings of the government’s in-depth Rape Response Review, the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office announced a package of measures including the Transforming Forensics (TF) programme.
In a boost to victims of crime, Cheshire Constabulary is rolling out facial recognition technology to assist in identifying offenders and taking them off the streets.
Arriva is offering free bus travel to past and present members of the Armed Forces on its services throughout the regions to thank them on Armed Forces Day Saturday 25th June 2022.
Drivers are being reminded National Highways will be carrying out permanent repairs to a bridge joint along the southbound M6 on Thelwall Viaduct this weekend.
An attempted theft of a pony has been reported in the Tilstone Fearnall area.
A man has been charged on suspicion of drug offences following a warrant in Crewe.
Officers are appealing for information from the public to locate a man from Macclesfield.
A new specialist dementia nurse and memory assessment support service is being rolled out across Cheshire after a successful pilot.
A World War Two boat, Postman Pat’s bright red van, a Viking Longship and more gathered at Corkills in Northwich as the final preparations took place for this month’s Krazy Races event.
Cheshire East Council has pledged £39,000 towards projects following a second round of crowdfunding and has launched a new funding round to support community-led ideas.
Fiona and Sam are raising money for Daisy’s Dream, a children’s charity that supports children and young people facing bereavement of someone they love.
A Civic Service to welcome Congleton’s new Mayor, Cllr Margaret Gartside, will take place on Sunday 19 June 2022 at 2.30pm.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is urging drivers to engage with a smartphone app developed by the Clewer Initiative, which supports motorists in recognising and reporting signs of Modern Slavery within the car hand wash industry.
NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people in Cheshire to give blood as new targets reveal 1,891 new donors are needed in the area to save lives over the next year.
This Saturday, 18th June, Councillor Nan Walton, Mayor of Crewe, will cut the rainbow ribbon and open the town’s fourth annual Silver Pride, the celebration of LGBT+ life and culture, especially for the over 55s.
Poynton Golden Memories recently held a Platinum Jubilee celebration and local MP, David Rutley, was invited along to join in with the 1952 themed activities.
If you know your footpaths from your bridleways, then Cheshire East Council wants to hear from you – as we look to recruit members for a countryside group.
Cheshire East Council is to offer four free parking days to help boost our towns and businesses as we continue to emerge from Covid restrictions.
Everybody Health and Leisure are delighted to share they have secured a contract from Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership to deliver a Post COVID Rehabilitation Exercise programme.
Officers from Cheshire police have charged three people with multiple offences following a pursuit near Crewe.
Detectives from Northwich have charged two men with drugs offences following a warrant in town.
HS2 is a planned new high-speed rail link in the United Kingdom, the first phase is between London and the West Midlands, and a second phase between the West Midlands and Manchester.
Help NHS England, Vision Support and East Cheshire Eye Society improve information for people living with a vision impairment in Cheshire.
On their 10th anniversary, Cheshire Community Foundation (CCF) have presented eight prestigious awards to charities and volunteers who have made a huge local impact.
Cheshire East Council and partners have been selected to receive lottery funding of more than £250,000 for a pilot scheme to support survivors of domestic abuse, helping them to remain safely in their communities.
Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision on the M56.
Seven kittens with some colourful names will soon be looking for homes after spending time being cared for at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery.
More than 5,000 people living in Cheshire and Warrington have taken their first steps into work, education or training thanks to a free voluntary support programme.
Response officers across Cheshire will be celebrated for the work that they do every day as part of a national week of recognition.
Thousands of people turned out to witness the first 2022 Krazy Races soapbox race - just a few weeks before the karts head to Northwich’s Verdin Park.
Drivers in Cheshire and Greater Manchester are being advised the eastbound M56 between junction 7 at Bowdon and junction 6 at Hale Barns is closed this morning following a serious incident.
Tytherington Juniors FC are once again hosting the North-West's iconic TYTHYFIVES Grassroots 5 v 5 Football Festival, on Saturday 18th June.
Cheshire Constabulary has carried out a week of activities saluting the vital work that volunteers contribute throughout the county.
A sod-cutting ceremony has celebrated the start of construction on the North West Crewe Package – a major improvement scheme that will ease congestion and improve access to Leighton Hospital.
Beam Street, in Nantwich, will be closed for footway improvement works that will see pedestrian and road safety enhancements including an upgrade of the zebra crossing, new kerbing and central island improvements.
Cheshire East Council is urging people to ‘show the air you care’ and take steps to improve air quality – to boost our health and environment.
Six baby Barbary macaque monkeys have been born at Trentham Monkey Forest and have been adorably welcomed into the world by the other members of the troop.
CPRE Cheshire and CPRE Lancashire, Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester are celebrating the Government’s announcement that some proposed HS2 Phase 2b routes are to be scrapped.
The nominees for this year’s Cheshire Woman Of The Year have been announced, ahead of this year’s awards lunch.
National Volunteers’ Week is a chance to thank all the individuals who give up their time to make a positive impact on their community. Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, took the opportunity to celebrate with those who make a real difference within Cheshire Police.
The RSPCA has issued a warning after a female swan died after being attacked by a dog while she was protecting her newly-born cygnets.
More than £1,000,000 in funding has been secured to run courses to help fill job vacancies and reduce skills gaps across Cheshire
Everybody Health and Leisure's Everybody Awards are making a return at Crewe Hall in Cheshire and nominations are now open.
The family of a former police officer who died following a collision in Macclesfield have paid tribute to him.
Cheshire's Lion Salt Works Museum, one of the country's leading industrial heritage museums, will explore the often forgotten link between glass and salt in its exhibition: 'In Flux: Salt and Glass in the North-West'.
Following the success of last summer’s “She Stoops to Conquer”, the Rain or Shine Theatre Company are delighted to continue their celebration of Restoration Comedies for the summer 2022 season.
Cheshire and North Wales Police want to make you aware of an increase in the use of fake identification within licensed premises.
Congleton residents had a day to remember, as they celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at a fifties themed Tea Dance & Afternoon Tea in the Town Hall. The special event organised by Congleton Town Council was enjoyed by more than 100 invited guests from the community.
Jodrell Bank’s newest attraction, the First Light Pavilion, opened its doors to visitors for the first time on Saturday, with more than 1,000 people exploring the stunning new building during the Jubilee weekend.
Thousands flocked to Congleton Park, coming together to eat, drink and enjoy each other's company as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The free event organised by Congleton Town Council and Friends of Congleton Park attracted an enormous crowd, the largest seen for years.
National Highways will be carrying out permanent repairs to a bridge joint along the M6 on Thelwall Viaduct next week.
Music lovers heading to Old Trafford, the Etihad Stadium and the annual Parklife festival at Manchester’s Heaton Park this weekend are being encouraged to plan their journeys and consider using public transport.
Congleton Mayor, Cllr Margaret Gartside, paid a visit to the Baddley Green Hedgehog Rescue centre and donated £50 collected from staff and councillors in the Town Council along with 10 new names for future hedgehogs at the rescue centre.
Police are appealing for information following a collision involving two cars in Plumley, near Knutsford.
At the adults and health committee meeting on Monday 30th May, councillors agreed to consider the idea of trialling a smoking cessation incentive scheme to start later this year.
A former care worker from Cheshire says he is “stunned” with the outcome after finally being awarded his rightful entitlement to benefit following the conclusion of a four-year court battle.
Minshull Vernon & District Parish Council, which covers the Parishes of Leighton, Woolstanwood and Minshull Vernon, have delivered 70th Anniversary Platinum Jubilee Commemorative Mugs.
From cardboard cut-outs to hand painted designs and glittering crowns, Congleton shops and businesses are Platinum Jubilee ready with their royal window displays. 16 shops entered a window competition run by the Town Council to find the best Jubilee window display.
A man from Sandbach has been charged with driving offences.
Cheshire firefighters have spoken out against a plan which is set to see some crews sent to incidents with no firefighting equipment except a single fire extinguisher.
Families with children aged five and above are being encouraged to come forward for their Covid-19 vaccine jabs during half term.
Three of the borough’s Active Travel routes are being reviewed and the council is inviting comments on whether they should continue.
Another key milestone in securing up to £22.9m of government funding for Crewe has been reached – as Crewe Town Board celebrates the go ahead for an exciting events and performance space in the heart of the town centre.
Patient visiting at East Cheshire NHS Trust has been reinstated.
Owners of firearms in Cheshire have surrendered a total of 35 weapons along with ammunition.
Community groups across Cheshire who work towards preventing crime and anti-social behaviour can now apply for financial support from Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer’s Community Action Fund.
Detectives investigating a burglary in Wilmslow are appealing for information from members of the public.
With calls handled by NHS 111 rising by 66% over the Easter Bank Holiday, North West Ambulance Service, which manages the service, is expecting an equally busy period over the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend.
When it comes to designing a new school for Cheshire East – why not ask the pupils?
East Cheshire NHS Trust has received a £7m grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for decarbonising and energy work to be carried out at Macclesfield Hospital.
The NHS is urging people across the North West to consider Urgent Treatment Centres or Walk-in Centres should they need urgent medical attention across the Jubilee bank holiday weekend.
Detectives investigating the death of a 24-year-old man in Rode Heath have now charged a woman in connection with the incident.
Cheshire East Council is urging people to swap four wheels for two during bike week – to boost their health and the environment.
The local community in Macclesfield have been engaging with police officers as part of an initiative to raise awareness of the impact of serious and organised crime.
Cheshire Police stepped up their ongoing efforts to take knives off the streets last week as part of Operation Sceptre - a national campaign devised to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities throughout England and Wales.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following reports of a disturbance in Alderley Edge.
Two men have been arrested following a stop check on a car in Wilmslow.
The East Cheshire Eye Society has recently moved to a new location on Market Place, Macclesfield, aiming to create a better working environment for users, and local MP, David Rutley, was invited to have a tour of the premises to see the latest services and experiences available for visually impaired people in our area.
The NHS in the North West is encouraging parents of 5 to 15-year-olds to take advantage of time off school to get their COVID-19 vaccine during the May half term.
Cheshire East Council has received the Armed Forces Covenant Silver Award Employer Recognition Scheme ahead of an Armed Forces Day weekend in Crewe, next month.
Cheshire East Council has been successful in its bid for a share of the government’s Family Hubs Transformation Fund announced this week.
A project dedicated to rejuvenating the alleyways of Crewe has provided some of the town’s communities with a huge boost.
Cheshire East Council has confirmed its service committee chairs for the year 2022/23.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning tax credits customers to be aware of scams and fraudsters who imitate the department in an attempt to steal their personal information or money.
An operation aimed at protecting and defending young and vulnerable children has taken place across Cheshire.
Home support and improvement specialist Revival is launching a new service to help older people regain confidence and reconnect with their community after COVID-19 in Cheshire East.
DogFest is back and is bigger and better than ever! This absolute must-attend event for dog lovers and pet owners alike is a fun filled day to treat yourself and your most precious four-legged friend.
In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Congleton businesses are busy getting their windows ready to participate in the ‘Best Jubilee Window’ competition being run by Congleton Town Council.
Tiny Toes Ballet, which runs pre-school ballet classes for children in Congleton and Nantwich, is offering free sessions to the children of asylum seekers and refugees.
Cheshire East Council is continuing its roll out of £19.9million for council tax energy rebates to 96,000 people and is now urging eligible taxpayers to apply if they have not received their payment.
On Wednesday 18th May at the Annual Cheshire East Council meeting Sam Corcoran was re-elected for a fourth year as leader of Cheshire East Council.
Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund has pledged more than £33,000 to organisations in Cheshire and South Manchester.
A ‘Crack the Code’ challenge, a royal-themed window competition and a range of kid’s crafts are among the activities announced as part of The Potteries Centre’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
TRENTHAM SUMMER CONCERTS 2022 return with 14 unmissable shows taking place on Fridays and Saturdays, from 10th June through to 23rd July offering separate nights of live music entertainment for the family to enjoy by the stunning lakeside.
Cheshire College – South & West welcomed large numbers as they opened their doors to the public to celebrate Community Fun Day.
Artists and craftspersons are being offered the chance to exhibit – and sell – their works at a three-day Arts and Crafts Festival in Bunbury this summer.
Congleton Park is the main park for children in the area and is loved by many but there is currently no wheelchair accessible play equipment.
Action Fraud has received 752 reports in four days relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem.
Staff, residents and loved ones at David Lewis built their very own Alice in Wonderland by throwing a Mad Hatter Tea Party. We sent Mike Wain to find out more!
Cheshire East Council is seeking the views of residents on the transformative changes it has planned for South Park in Macclesfield.
Cheshire East Council has launched a brand-new mobile health and wellbeing service to help residents improve their health, fitness, and wellbeing.
Cheshire Police are reminding residents to take some simple steps to protect their pets.
Teddies for Loving Care is a way of providing much-needed comfort to children in A&E departments
The family of a man who died following a fatal collision in Rode Heath have paid tribute to him.
At Cheshire West and Chester Council’s full Council meeting on Thursday 19 May, Councillors voted to petition against the HS2 Phase 2b: High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill 2022.
Police are urging residents to stay vigilant against opportunistic thieves targeting homes this summer.
David Lewis is one of the largest care providers in Cheshire who offer education, residential, medical, and therapeutic support for people with learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism and other complex needs.
The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity team commissioned an illustrator to create bespoke artwork for the paediatric unit in the new Emergency Department, giving the facility a unique look and feel.
Cheshire based children’s cancer charity, The Joshua Tree, hosted an evening of summer styling at the new purpose-built support centre in Sandiway on Thursday 28th April.
A selection of temporary and permanent flood barriers, which form part of the £7m Northwich flood risk management scheme, have been tested by the Environment Agency.
People from across Crewe are sharing their stories of what rail means to them, as the public are urged to pledge their support for the town’s bid to be the home of Great British Railways.
This year at Knutsford Music Festival they are embarking on an incredible musical journey; from some of the most renowned names in the Folk industry to drumming workshops, roots-blues, and an entire history of music.
Hundreds of people are expected to flock to Congleton Park on Thursday 2nd June for an afternoon of music and games to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
As part of Dementia Action Week (16-22 May), Dementia Friendly Congleton have published an updated version of its local activities booklet as more sessions and clubs open up following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.
Congleton Town Council are working hard behind the scenes to get the much-loved Congleton Paddling Pool open for the scheduled date of Saturday 28th May.
Hundreds of runners attended the inaugural Anderton Boat Lift 10K, in Northwich on Sunday (15th).
Graham Wood, the acting Chairman of Witton Albion Football Club, has issued the following statement following the appointment of Jon Macken as Manager for the club.
The Borough’s new mayor has praised council staff for their pandemic work and will raise funds for Ukrainian refugees.
Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to take part in its second virtual ‘conversation with’ the leader and deputy leader.
On Tuesday 17th May Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, joined children and their families for Holmes Chapel’s Walk to School Event, and showed his support for residents’ desires for improved road safety.
There’s a packed calendar of family festivals in Cheshire this summer, from exciting days out to fun-filled weekends.
Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Macclesfield.
John Bishop invites us all to ‘say hello’ to Neighbourhood Watch Week, as it kick-starts the Month of Community.
Everybody Health and Leisure's Everybody Awards are making a return on the 7th October at Crewe Hall in Cheshire and nominations are now open.
Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, recently met Terry Hayward, new Chief Executive of the North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, to welcome him into post and to discuss local priorities for the Chamber’s members.
As part of National Foster Care Fortnight, Cheshire East Council is inviting local businesses and charitable organisations to attend a fostering recruitment champions lunchtime event.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has confirmed that his office has submitted further bids to the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, in an attempt to secure more funding for tackling crime and supporting victims in the county.
Following the announcement that the vital 8:02am fast service from Manchester to Macclesfield has been cancelled, local MP, David Rutley, has written to Phil Whittingham, Managing Director of Avanti West Coast, asking for the service to re-instated as a priority.
Cheshire Constabulary has numerous activities planned to support a national campaign to take knives off the streets and educate people about the risks of carrying bladed weapons.
A man who was found to have unlawfully killed a 62-year-old man in Macclesfield has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.
East Cheshire NHS Trust celebrates International Nurses Day 2022 as a Community Nurse is chosen to be regional Queen’s Nurse
Low-paid hospital workers including porters, nurses and cleaners are having to fork out at least £15* a month to park at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, says UNISON today (Friday).
On Tuesday 5th July, Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is inviting people in in their local communities to join the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own NHS Big Tea on the health service’s 74th birthday.
Today (Friday 13 May) marks one year since John Dwyer took office as Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner. He has been reflecting on what has happened during his term in office so far, and looking ahead to delivering on people’s priorities over the next 12 months.
Cheshire East Council has announced plans for three new projects that will form part of an art trail around Macclesfield town centre.
Cheshire East Council is calling on residents across the borough to return loaned equipment like walking frames, crutches, beds, mattresses and hoists when no longer needed.
Across the country, people will be reflecting on loneliness and how it impacts our own mental health, as well as that of family, friends and colleagues.
Officers investigating a disturbance at a social club in Northwich have released CCTV images of another man they are looking to speak to as part of the investigation.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, is encouraging people to reach out to those who may be struggling with their mental health. 9-15 May marks Mental Health Awareness week, and the Commissioner met with Cheshire-based charity Lean On Me to discuss support in the county.
Spectacular free sustainability festival, organised by West Cheshire Museums and partners, offers fun eco events throughout July.
People in possession of firearms are encouraged to hand them into police as part of a two-week surrender.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a collision between a van and a pedestrian in Crewe.
An inspiring member of the Council’s Youth Senate has won the Youth Voice Champion Award at the National British Youth Council’s Star Awards.
The highlight of Bunbury’s social calendar will take place on 25th June with a Medieval Theme.
Markets across the borough will be taking part in the national campaign to Love Your Local Market between Friday 13th May and Sunday 5th June, which is being extended this year to include the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Northwich during its final journey through England this summer.
Parents of pre-school children have given a big thumbs up to an award-winning health app that helps them take great care of their little ones.
Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow has won the award for being one of the Top 20 home care groups in the UK.
Cheshire Constabulary is committed to protecting and providing better outcomes for children, but improvements are needed, a new report has found.
Fun, action and 1950s retro will be the order of the day for all four of West Cheshire Museums in the extended four-day bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (2-5 June).
A new study reveals Cheshire as the second capital for five-star antique shopping experiences in the UK.
Cheshire East Council has launched an urgent appeal for more local people to consider fostering at the start of a national fortnight celebrating the work of foster carers across the borough today.
Cheshire East Council’s biggest ever infrastructure scheme has scooped two more prestigious awards.
This Mental Health Awareness Week, local NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) are raising awareness of the importance of good mental health and reaching out when you need support.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is calling on people who have been victims of crime to fill in his ‘Cheshire Victims Voice’ survey. The feedback will be used to shape the services that are provided to victims.
Scouting in Macclesfield and Congleton District made an exciting step forward after a two-year break necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, with the return of an action-packed camp and activity weekend at Barnswood Campsite over the Early May Bank Holiday
Cheshire East councillor David Brown, chair of the gold award winning Congleton In Bloom, is eagerly anticipating a TV spot for Astbury Golf Club on this evening’s Granada Reports programme (6.0pm).
Detectives investigating a large barn fire in Leighton are appealing for information from members of the public.
Officers are appealing for witnesses and video footage following the death of a man in Rode Heath.
Macclesfield’s HSBC UK branch has recently launched a Safe Space within its location on Castle Street for victims of domestic abuse.
Planning permission has been granted to transform Crewe’s Lyceum Square into an exciting events and performance space as part of the town centre’s regeneration.
With the Platinum Jubilee celebrations fast approaching, residents across Cheshire are being encouraged to get involved to help mark the occasion.
Just a week after British Sign Language (BSL) was passed in the House of Lords and given Royal Assent as an official language in the UK, DSN kicked off Deaf Awareness Week with a host of fundraising and awareness activities.
The Domestic Abuse Court has now been up and running for one month - with 168 cases passing through its doors.
Public consultation on a number of changes to Cheshire East’s Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD) is currently under way.
Officers from Northwich Local Policing Unit have recovered a large quantity of cannabis plants at a house in Winsford thanks to information from the local community.
Matt Eagles from Cuddington took on the dare-devil stunt to raise vital funds for Parkinson’s UK.
Hannah Caulfield, a Station Manager for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has been named ‘Exceptional Allies Award’ winner in the Women in the Fire Service Awards 2022.
In the lead-up to the peak summer season, Manchester Airport is providing a progress update on its recruitment drive and reminding passengers of its travel advice.
The Constabulary has taken huge strides to protect and safeguard vulnerable children during a month of focused action and arrests, targeting those who view indecent and abusive images of children online.
Captivating contemporary folk act, Jez Hellard and The Djukella Orchestra, will be playing traditional and contemporary folk music at the Salt Works Sessions at Cheshire’s award-winning Lion Salt Works Museum on 11 June.
Winsford shoppers will be getting something for nothing over the next few weeks in the form of top tips on tackling climate change.
189 police officers have been recruited in Cheshire since September 2019, bringing the total number of Cheshire Constabulary officers up to 2,269.
Bridgemere Show Gardens to be formally relaunched on 20th May at 1pm
A 38-year-old man from Crewe has been charged with driving and drug offences.
A report was received at around 3.30pm on Wednesday 27 April that a cat had died at an address in the Tomkinson Close area of Crewe.
Two more fire engines from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) have this morning left to join a third convoy of UK aid to Ukraine.
Just a month on from Spring booster vaccines being launched, more than 125,000 have been delivered in Cheshire and Merseyside.
Everybody announces new charity name, ‘Everybody Health and Leisure’ effective from the 1st of May. This date is significant as it is the 8th anniversary of the charity and what better time to announce this exciting new step in the continued development of the charity.
Officers from Cheshire Police have arrested two teenagers on suspicion of attempted burglary following an incident at an address in Poynton.
Sandbach made club history by winning the Cheshire Cup for the first ever time, with a well-deserved victory against a spirited Anselmians outfit, at Stockport RUFC’s, Memorial Ground.
Only a golf loving poet could capture the joy of Astbury’s course in Congleton with its lush tree lined fairways, ponds, impeccably manicured greens and a lay-out divided by the gently flowing waters of the Macclesfield canal.
The hunt for Cheshire East’s next junior recycling champions is under way.
GPS technology is being used in Cheshire to help prevent re-offending and keep the county’s communities even safer.
Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Alderley Edge are appealing for information from members of the public.
Each year Cheshire Police supports National Stalking Awareness Week in its campaigning to raise awareness around a different issue related to stalking.
Cheshire East Council is urging everyone to walk more this May – to boost health and the environment
A Cheshire health chief has reminded residents that community pharmacies across the county are open on Bank Holiday Monday (May 2nd).
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is currently looking for Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs) to help scrutinise the way Cheshire Constabulary ensures the welfare of detainees.
Work has started at Marbury Country Park to create a new outdoor play area.
Cheshire East Council has backed changes to the governance arrangements for town and parish councils in the borough.
Cheshire East Council is giving advanced notice of road closures in the Leighton area of Crewe and encouraging residents to sign up to receive updates about the North West Crewe Package.
Witton Albion have been relegated from the Northern Premier League – Premier Division despite their final result of the season – a 4-0 home win against Basford United.
Two men from Bolton who carried out a series of burglaries at high value homes across Cheshire East have been jailed for more than eight years.
Cheshire East Council is seeking to build another new primary school in the borough to ease pressure on local places and meet the needs of families taking up new homes.
Refugees Welcome, a well-respected Cheshire based charity, dedicated to bringing relief and support to vulnerable families displaced by the unrest in their home countries, recently met with local MP, David Rutley, to outline their plans to support families arriving from Ukraine.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a serious assault in Nantwich.
Cheshire East Council is inviting feedback on two schemes which will create new, attractive, and more direct links for pedestrians and cyclists between Crewe railway station and the town centre.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an attempted robbery of a cash machine in Congleton.
Cheshire Constabulary has launched a new entry route for people who already have a degree.
The Knutsford Bunny Hop returned to Knutsford this Easter and has been hailed a hopping success!
Officers are appealing for information after two bikes were stolen from a shed in Macclesfield.
Knutsford residents are invited to celebrate their community heroes at the 2022 Town Awards, which take place on Wednesday 4th May from 7:30pm in St John’s Church.
Fun, action and 1950s retro will be the order of the day for all four of West Cheshire Museums in the extended four-day bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (2-5 June).
A man has been arrested and charged, and drugs seized, following a successful police stop check near Knutsford.
Cheshire East Council has confirmed that a number of Ukrainian refugees have already arrived in the borough under the Homes for Ukraine scheme.
Leek United Building Society, with its unflinching commitment to social responsibility and community support, has taken a further great stride with the launch of their Charitable Foundation.
Detectives investigating reports of a serious sexual assault in Hassall have concluded their investigation.
The Grange Theatre are delighted to welcome back pantomime producers KD Theatre Productions with this year’s must-see pantomime adventure, Sleeping Beauty.
Year 13 students from across Cheshire had the chance to gain vital real-world experience and spend time with employers to help them when it comes to applying for apprenticeships.
The third and final construction phase of National Highways’ upgrade of the M56 will get underway next month.
Officers from Cheshire Police have arrested a man and seized a significant quantity of Class A drugs following a successful stop check near Knutsford.
People are being urged to only come into the Accident and Emergency Department at Macclesfield Hospital if absolutely necessary.
There's only three days to go until the CNWA Awards deadline on 24th April 2022.
A potentially life-saving ‘sponge on a string’ test is set to improve cancer diagnosis in Cheshire and Merseyside.
A Crewe charity leader who received the prestigious high sheriff award insists a "collective team effort" has pulled the Charity and local community through the pandemic.
A business owner who was born and bred in Crewe has written a poem charting the significance of the town’s railway heritage and how he believes HS2’s arrival will spearhead future growth.
Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Hassell, near Sandbach, are appealing for information from members of the public.
An SMS pilot offering quick and easy access to health advice following a call is currently being trialled by NHS 111 in the North West.
Cheshire East Council has contacted thousands of families on national primary school offer day with more than 98 per cent receiving their preferred school.
A convoy of vehicles from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service set off for Eastern Europe this morning (Tuesday April 19th) to support firefighters working on the frontline in war-torn Ukraine.
Businesses across Cheshire have come together to break a record for generating apprenticeships in the region.
To meet the increased demand following the easing of travel restrictions, Terminal Three, which has been partially re-opened since 27th March, will fully re-open on 22nd April.
Active Cheshire has partnered with the developer of Tag Tap AR to offer free challenges in and around Northwich from today as part of A mile a day keeps the doctor away programme.
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Tim Welch as its new chief executive.
A man from Northwich who sexually assaulted a child and posted indecent images he had taken online has been jailed for four years and four months.
The Bunbury Village Day team has announced that the highlight of Bunbury’s social calendar will take place on Saturday 25th June 2022 and this year we will have a Medieval Theme.
Cheshire East Council is asking residents for their views on its new customer service charter.
A new website and series of videos are helping to show why Crewe is at the Heart of Rail as the public are urged to get behind the town’s bid to be the home of Great British Railways.
Officers are appealing for information from the public after a defibrillator was stolen in Macclesfield.
If someone comes to your door, it's important to remember some important points before letting them in.
Police in Northwich have rewarded children for their outstanding efforts in the local community.
MP Will Quince, Minister for children and families at the Department for Education, made a visit to the government funded Holiday Activities and Food programme today (12 April) at Crewe Lifestyle Centre.
Customers in the North West are being encouraged to check online for the range of financial support available from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to help with living costs.
Father-of-two Jonathan Mawby, from Timperley, will embark on a mammoth 1,600-mile cycle from Altrincham to Aguilas in Southern Spain, in memory of his mother Lee, who was diagnosed with the incurable blood cancer myeloma back in 2018.
A home care company based in Wilmslow has been going the extra mile to celebrate Easter with older people they support in the local area.
A total of more than 130 schoolchildren took part in a feast of popular sports in Crewe and Sandbach over the Easter holidays.
Cheshire East Council has been notified that avian influenza surveillance and protection zones imposed around two commercial poultry premises in the borough have now ended.
Cheshire East Council has given an update on its Royal Arcade scheme for Crewe – with further works set to begin before the end of the month and a public vote planned to decide the final design of a ‘heritage feature wall’.
Visitors heading to Macclesfield Forest are being asked to respect the land, the local community and each other, particularly as we approach the busy Easter weekend.
A retired barrister from Bunbury has been installed as the High Sheriff of Cheshire.
The next exciting stage of the redevelopment of Winsford town centre can now begin after planning permission was approved to transform a key part of the centre, following the development of the new Aldi last year.
The Green Party in Cheshire East has gained a new town councillor in Sandbach (Elworth) as Sandra Broad defects from the Labour Party. This brings the Cheshire East Green Party councillor count to 6.
Cheshire East Council has expressed its disappointment at missing out on government funding to help transform local bus services.
Cheshire East Council has won a planning appeal in the case of an unauthorised caravan site set up on green belt land.
Cheshire East Council has outlined its planned works programme for highways in 2022-23.
Knutsford Town Council has taken ownership of its Toft Road offices and the surrounding grounds.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is to decide whether to petition against the HS2 Phase 2b: High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill 2022 to make sure the voices of residents are fully heard at national Government level.
The challenge is on to name the new official beer of Knutsford Music Festival.
The second Knutsford Art Trail took place last weekend (Saturday 2nd April).
Altrincham and Christleton are both in the list of eight locations in the region chosen by The Sunday Times in the annual Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide.
Northwich Local Policing Unit are holding an event to reward children for their outstanding work in the community.
Emergency repairs along the southbound carriageway of the M6 along Thelwall Viaduct will be taking place this weekend - from Saturday evening into Sunday afternoon.
This week marks the official launch of the innovative Contact Hub in Cheshire East. The Contact Hub makes it easier for families to contact health services for local children and young people.
The parents and carers of around 200,000 five- to-11-year-olds in Cheshire can now get a covid vaccination to help protect them and their families this Easter Holiday.
A specialist court dedicated solely to dealing with cases of domestic abuse has returned in a boost to Cheshire Constabulary’s commitment to protecting victims and swiftly securing justice.
On Saturday 2nd April, The Mayor of Knutsford welcomed over 50 guests to his Spring Cabaret at The Courthouse. Knutsford. Mayors from across the North West attended to support the Mayor of Knutsford with the penultimate fundraising activity for his chosen charities.
Poynton-based IT firm, Cistor, is leading the way in making IT more sustainable and cutting the carbon emissions generated by the technology industry, and local MP, David Rutley, visited their premises recently, to learn more about this positive work.
More than £50 million was lost last year to scams where victims are tricked into handing over control of their computer or smartphone to criminals.
A ‘one-stop shop’ for people with hearing loss will continue for another three years.
Local baby and child swim school, Puddle Ducks Mid-Cheshire jumped in at the Memorial Court Swimming Pool to take part in the Rotary Club’s Northwich Swimathon on Saturday 26th March, after waiting 2 years due to COVID cancellations.
BIG the Musical, based on the famous 1988 film starring Tom Hanks is coming to New Mills Art Theatre.
Burnley footballer Dale Stephens has been fined and banned from driving for a year after pleading guilty to drink-driving in Alderley Edge.
Passengers travelling over the Easter bank holiday are being urged to travel either side of the long weekend.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is calling for expressions of interest in funding from groups and organisations who support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Cheshire East Council is urging older and more vulnerable residents to take up the offer of a further Covid-19 booster vaccine.
H21 Safety is the first recipient of a new award from East Cheshire Chamber for Progress towards Carbon Neutrality, the award was sponsored by the Congleton Partnership, one of our aims of the Partnership is to raise awareness of the enormous challenge facing us all - Climate change.
As the Government’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan came into force all Covid rules, including guidance on self-isolation, have been dropped.
A father with a terminal brain tumour will take on a-100 mile tandem bike ride with his son to raise money for research into the devastating disease.
A new online tool to report rape, sexual assault and harassment has been launched by Cheshire Constabulary.
Knutsford Heritage Centre is hoping to raise enough funds to commission local sculpture Andy Burgess to create a life size sculpture of King Canute.
Cheshire Constabulary’s dedicated Road Safety Education Officer has spent the last month delivering presentations and engaging with over 800 people across Cheshire to make our roads safer.
Motherwell Cheshire CIO, who has been empowering women on their mothering journey since 2015, has reached thousands of people across South Cheshire and further afield, during the first three weeks in March, with over 20 events comprising of both face-to-face and virtual to celebrate International Women’s Day.
National Highways’ support for a national litter-picking campaign gained momentum as piles of rubbish were removed from the M56 in Cheshire.
Cheshire East Council has released details of how Ukrainian refugees will be supported in the borough in the first phase of the government’s ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme.
People who use pharmaceutical services in Cheshire East are being asked to give their feedback on the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report.
Cheshire East Council is set to make nearly 130,000 council tax energy rebate payments having been allocated £19.2m from the government.
Any parent knows that when a child’s favourite cuddly toy goes missing it’s a crisis that calls for immediate action.
Local MP, David Rutley, is urging Cheshire East councillors to finally put an end to Cheshire East Council's ill-judged plans set out in its Community Governance Review, which would have led to local villages losing their unique identities and to some being absorbed into neighbouring towns.
The Cheshire Woman of the Year Award, which celebrates inspirational women and fundraises for the NSPCC, is returning this year, and calling on local businesses for support.
To celebrate English Tourism Week, local MP, David Rutley visited the National Trust’s Lyme Park, alongside General Manager Kellie Scott, to highlight one of Cheshire’s most enjoyed beauty spot’s plans for summer.
Many of us remember the laughing Jolly Green Giant from decades ago, advertising a well-known vegetable. Today, ‘Green’ is more about combating the global warming crisis. Last year’s COP26 summit, and the recent price rise in fossil fuels, means many people are looking to ‘go green’.
Knutsford Bunny Hop is hopping back to town this month on Easter Saturday!
Talented students from Stagecoach Performing Arts Wilmslow among seven other schools across the UK will be taking to the stage once again at the historic Harrogate Royal Hall on Sunday 3rd April 2022.
One month after the opening of Macclesfield’s new Crisis Café, local MP, David Rutley, visited to get an update on the work being done via this important community asset.
Cheshire East Council is giving advanced warning of a six-week junction closure in Crewe town centre, which begins on Monday 4th April.
Preparation works for the construction of the much-anticipated £74m Middlewich Eastern Bypass are continuing to progress well.
A nurse who works in Leighton Hospital’s Emergency Care Department has set herself a challenge to trek to Everest Basecamp to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity (MCH Charity).
Over the past three months Cheshire police have been targeting those involved in Organised Immigration Crime.
The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Cheshire Constabulary to charge Edward Hankey with the sexual assault of a woman.
Detectives from Northwich Beat Team have charged a man with drug dealing in the town.
Detectives investigating an assault in Northwich are appealing for information from members of the public.
The NHS in the North West is reminding parents of the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine for clinically extremely vulnerable 5 to 11 year olds.
To mark Cheshire Day today (30 March), the county has rallied behind Crewe as it bids to become the home of Great British Railways (GBR).
From 1st April, and as part of central government plans to close all free testing sites by the end of March 2022, the local PCR testing sites currently in Crewe and Macclesfield will be closed.
Cheshire East Council is celebrating the end of another successful tree planting season – with 22 hectares of trees now planted since 2019.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working parents in the North West to not miss out on the opportunity to get up to £2,000 a year to pay for regulated childcare, including holiday clubs and other out-of-school activities, during the Easter holidays.
A report from the Increasing Equalities Commission was discussed at the Cheshire East Health & Wellbeing Board meeting on 22 March 2022.
Police are appealing for information from the public following an attempted robbery at a jeweller’s in Alderley Edge.
What will you be doing on Cheshire Day 2022? On March 30 every year, the county celebrates all things Cheshire. Cheshire Day is all about raising the profile of Cheshire, businesses, attractions, and as a place to stay, work and play.
The Disability Information Bureau (DIB) recently updated local MP, David Rutley, on its plans to support people with disabilities and health conditions in our communities.
Cheshire West & Chester Council will receive £73,600 of Government funding, and Cheshire East Council a further £40,000—a total of £113,600 across the County—to deliver new Changing Places toilets as part of a £23.5 million national investment, Whitehall has confirmed.
A mural of one of Macclesfield’s finest musicians now has pride of place in the town centre.
Around 100 volunteers have been recognised for the ‘special’ contribution they make to Cheshire Constabulary and the communities it serves.
The winners of the Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2021/22 have been revealed.
After two years of setbacks inflicted by the global pandemic, the Great British Spring Clean is back in full swing – and National Highways is urging road users to help slash litter levels by saving it for the bin.
Edward Timpson, the Member of Parliament for Eddisbury, is encouraging Cheshire Constabulary to bid for a share of the £150 million funding that will be made available in the fourth funding round of our Safer Streets Fund.
New quality assurance officers will be recruited to inspect work carried out on the borough’s roads as part of the council’s commitment to ensuring value for money.
The borough’s latest leisure centre redevelopment project is progressing well and on track for pre-Christmas completion.
Cheshire East Council has opened a public consultation to help shape a new Cheshire East Dementia Strategy.
Cheshire East Council is warning residents the pandemic isn’t over following a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases recently.
Adult Cycling sessions including Learn to Ride and Commuter Confidence sessions to launch April 2022 in Crewe and Macclesfield with Everybody Sport and Recreation.
Wybunbury Anglers Association, located in Cheshire, has received a £25,000 grant to restore the banks of the Jubilee Pools.
An operation aimed at tackling individuals suspected of county lines drug criminality led to drugs, cash and a knife being seized by police in Macclesfield.
A small scheme to help tackle loneliness has been introduced on benches across the town centre thanks to Knutsford Town Council and the Knutsford Lions.
In the lead-up to a series of fun Easter holiday craft activities at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum, the multi award-winning industrial heritage museum is extending its successful new ‘Salt Workers’ Shoe Family Trail’.
Police are appealing for information following a number of thefts of cars in the Macclesfield area.
Knutsford Art Trail makes its return next month with a day of activities planned for art lovers!
Knutsford Little Theatre is reopening after two years off and their upcoming production of Hobsons Choice starts on the 1st April and runs through to the 9th April.
Since accepting the position of acting Chairman at Witton Albion, one of Graham Wood's prime objectives has been to strengthen the Board of Directors, with the appointment of likeminded Wittoners who recognise the importance of a grassroots club to the local community.
Officers are appealing for information following a serious collision in Faddiley.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning Post Office card account holders, who receive HMRC-related payments, that time is running out – with just two weeks left to switch their accounts.
Members of the public, businesses and organisations are being asked for their views on proposals aiming to create a sustainable and inclusive economy in Cheshire.
Thousands of free places for Easter activities, including sports, arts and crafts, baking, games and trips out, are available for parents and carers of children eligible for income-related free school meals.
Cheshire East Council’s corporate policy committee has approved its digital strategy – aiming to use the power of digital innovation to transform the way the council works and how it engages with and supports communities.
Cheshire Police have enhanced the way they manage and respond to emergency calls by becoming the first police force in the North West to utilise live video streaming and location tracking software
To celebrate 750 years since Congleton received its first charter, Congleton Town Council are looking for 750 people – one person for every year since the 1272 Charter was granted - to walk the towns settlement boundary!
Congleton Town Council has rejected Cheshire Police’s idea of closing the front desk at Congleton Police Station in its response to the current consultation.
Drivers are being reminded a section of the M56 west of Manchester Airport will be totally closed this weekend as work continues on an £85 million motorway upgrade.
Pupils at a Cheshire School are getting ready to shine on stage for the first time in two years as they stage a production of an iconic West End and Broadway Musical.
Cheshire East Council has successfully secured the future of the 130 bus service.
Crewe has submitted a strong and ambitious bid to become the home of Great British Railways and bring a range of levelling up opportunities to the town.
Criminals linked to county lines drug dealing have been targeted during a week of action across Cheshire.
A new Chief Inspector has taken the reins of Northwich Local Policing Unit.
The Cheshire Neighbourhood Watch Association (CNWA) is looking for nominations for their third Neighbourhood Awards.
Officers investigating racially aggravated abuse in Macclesfield have issued an image of a man they would like to speak to.
RSPCA staff seeking a special home for a cheeky, chatty Westie fear adopters are being put off by his baldness.
Detectives investigating a fire at a house in Congleton are appealing for information from members of the public.
On 30th March 1300, King Edward I confirmed a charter of liberties for Cheshire. This historic moment will be celebrated this year with Cheshire Day.
Crewe has submitted a strong and ambitious bid to become the home of Great British Railways and bring a range of levelling up opportunities to the town.
Cheshire East Council has voted to increase its spending on roads maintenance by £19m over the next three years as part of its ‘invest to save’ strategy.
Congleton Local Policing Unit is continuing to work with partners to clamp down on anti-social behaviour by a small minority in the town.
Eight girls and boys from local village primary school Mottram Saint Andrew Primary Academy in Cheshire, have stunned judges with their phenomenal talent, to take first place at this year’s British Amateur Gymnastics Association (BAGA) National School Trampoline Finals.
As part of their plans to protect and enhance the natural environment, Cheshire East Council is to trial a new way of managing green spaces.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning Self Assessment customers to be on their guard following the Self Assessment deadline after more than 570,000 scams were reported to HMRC in the last year.
Anyone visiting Congleton War Memorial hospital will notice the addition of three beautiful cherry trees planted to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.
Protecting local residents from online fraud and scams remains a key priority for Cheshire Constabulary.
The Alzheimer’s Society is inviting fundraisers from across Cheshire to get their whisks at the ready to bake a difference for people affected by dementia from 25th April to 1st May.
With an estimated £50million in loose change rattling around our homes Down Syndrome Cheshire is appealing to the Macclesfield community to support its ‘Pennies Sock Amnesty’ - filling a sock with pennies to raise funds for the charity in the run up to World Down Syndrome Day (#WDSD2022) on Monday 21st March 2022.
Cheshire East Council has commissioned the painting of a mural in Macclesfield of arguably the town’s most well-known musician.
Oliver Probert-Hill from Sandbach and Anna Morgan from Crewe have both been elected as two new members of youth parliament representing young people across Cheshire East for the next two years.
A man will appear at court this morning (15th March) charged in connection to offences under the Modern Slavery Act.
Today (Monday 14 March) marks Dog Theft Awareness Day and the start of Pet Theft Awareness Week. Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, wants owners to be aware of simple tips that can help keep their companions safe.
Jodrell Bank will unveil The First Light Pavilion, a major new UK visitor attraction, on 4th June 2022.
Drivers are being urged to ‘get wise’ – roadworks-wise – after one motorist was spotted stopping to adjust his door mirror in a live motorway lane.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an aggravated burglary in Nantwich.
Cheshire East Council has worked with young people, schools and specialist services to develop and launch a campaign to tackle sexual harassment.
Cheshire East Council is advising customers using its car parks across the borough not to use the PayByPhone service at the present time.
Free walk-in Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are available from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s own mobile pop-up COVID-19 testing units which will be located in Winsford and Ellesmere Port next week.
Detectives investigating multiple fraud offences have charged a man.
Cheshire East Council’s online health and wellbeing system MyCareView has achieved further national recognition by winning another award.
Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Church Lawton are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Following recent funding bid successes which led to the Safer Streets campaigns currently being rolled out in Warrington and Chester, Police & Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has launched a survey asking people across Cheshire for their views on the safety of women in public places across the county.
Three Knutsford residents have shared their memories of Knutsford during the Second World War as part of the Town Council’s lottery oral history project and the council is seeking further people to come forward and share their memories as part of the project.
Cheshire East Council has announced plans for the extended Platinum Jubilee bank holiday celebrations to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 70-year reign.
The four leaders of the main political groups on Cheshire East Council have joined together to pledge their support for Crewe’s bid to be the home of the Great British Railways headquarters.
The Mayor of Cheshire East, Councillor Sarah Pochin, will hold a vigil in Crewe this Friday (11 March), in support of the people of Ukraine.
International Women’s Day took place yesterday and it was a global celebration of the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women.
Cheshire East Council would like to thank people for sharing their views on its updated draft speed management strategy.
‘Happy to talk’ plaques have been placed on benches in four of Cheshire East’s parks following a suggestion by a local resident of how we can ‘all reach out to those in need’.
Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Church Lawton are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
A fantastic new family friendly festival attraction is set to roar into Cheshire this summer.
Today, Tuesday 8 March 2022, marks International Women’s Day, where the theme encourages us to ‘break the bias’.
Work on the much anticipated £53m Poynton Relief Road scheme has reached a major milestone.
A group of lucky year five pupils from Middlewich Primary School, visited the site of McCarthy Stone’s forthcoming Retirement Living development, Roman Court in Middlewich this week, for a lesson on all things site safety and most importantly what is being created so close to their school.
Smokers across Cheshire East are being urged to quit the habit on No Smoking Day (Wednesday 9 March), in a nationwide initiative to encourage smokers to give up for good.
Cheshire East Council has launched the third phase of its Say ‘hi’ campaign, which will focus on supporting the night-time economy.
At the Cheshire East Council meeting on Thursday 24th February 2022, the Council voted to support a campaign to persuade government to allow remote meetings for councils.
A project to transform journeys along one of the busiest sections of motorways in the North West will take a step forward later this month with work to install ‘super-span’ gantries taking place over a whole weekend.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer is supporting the #LookCloser campaign, urging members of the public to look out for signs and report child exploitation.
Cheshire East Council has contacted thousands of parents and carers on national secondary school offer day (1 March) with the majority receiving the preferred school for their child.
Cheshire East Council’s new on-demand bus service has notched up more than 3,500 passenger journeys since its launch last October
Cheshire East Council is reminding its local businesses to apply for funding of up to £6,000, through the government’s Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme as the deadline approaches.
Watch out for fake text messages pretending to be from the NHS. Since Jan 1st, 412 victims have reported losses totalling more than £531,000.
Free walk-in Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are available from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s own mobile pop-up COVID-19 testing unit which will be located in Northwich and Ellesmere Port next week.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is supporting the Home Office’s ‘Enough’ campaign designed to tackle violence against women and girls.
A man has been charged with drug offences following a vehicle stop in Macclesfield.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of historic paving stones from St Marys Church in Astbury.
A 22-year-old man from Cheshire has been found guilty of killing a 22-month-old baby.
Cheshire East Council celebrated the unveiling of refurbishments at one of its flagship parks in Crewe today.
Police are appealing for a man who intervened in an assault on a woman in Macclesfield to get in touch.
Well-respected local pharmacist, Andrew Hodgson, owner of Andrews Pharmacy in Macclesfield, has been appointed a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in recognition of his remarkable contribution in supporting the local coronavirus vaccination programme and his wider work in the community.
Cheshire East Council is working in alignment with central government guidance to support Ukraine.
Cheshire East Council has voted to support a national petition calling on the government to allow local councils to decide for themselves whether to meet remotely.
Cheshire East Council has set a new four-year balanced budget, with an overall increase of £16.6 million in spending on essential services in the year 2022/23.
The Middlewood Partnership, which has brought together four local GP surgeries to deliver more joined-up and effective care for patients, continues to go from strength to strength, as local MP, David Rutley, saw on a recent visit, alongside two of the practice’s GP partners, Dr Paul Bowen and Dr David Ward.
Now Northwich, the international dance and street arts festival by Cheshire Dance and partners is to return on 30th April with another resplendent programme to astound and enthrall visitors to the town and Barons Quay.
NHS teams across the North West are returning to schools to offer first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as the majority of young people go back after the half term break.
Police investigating a fatal collision in Blakelow, near Nantwich, have charged a man.
Local groups and organisations have until the 28th of March to submit a grant application for the fourth round of funding from the Margaret Williamson’s Fund.
Neighbourhood officers visited Cheshire College South and West’s Crewe campus today (1 March) to support the college in a bid to educate students on the dangers associated with the possession and use of controlled drugs.
Officers from the Cheshire Constabulary Rural Crime Team are appealing for information and video footage following the theft of a caravan in Goostrey.
cinch presents Creamfields have announced several local causes and initiatives will be benefitting from the Creamfields Trust this year including St Matthews CE Primary School, Sandymoor School and Stretton Parish Council, following the return of the festival in Daresbury last summer.
Crewe-based social enterprise Donatable has joined forces with its member Qualkem Ltd to promote an emergency appeal for its Crewe drop-off point for the Polish and British Society in Macon Way, Crewe to be shipped out to support Ukrainian families fleeing the war invasion.
Congleton In Bloom host their first volunteer morning of 2022 on Saturday 5th March. Meeting in Congleton Community Garden, Lawton Street from 10am - 12noon, there is a variety of activities to join in with.
The leader and deputy leader of Cheshire East Council have today issued a statement in response to the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
People across Cheshire East are set to benefit from two new mental health crisis cafes.
Friends of Anderton and Marbury showcase photography from its recent competition at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum from 29th March.
Winsford children deserve a local education, and following a public campaign led by Labour to support local families last year, Winsford Academy increased the number of places from 210 to 240 for the 2021 intake.
The Macclesfield Labour Party including our councillors and members has consistently opposed the development of the Danes Moss Area (The South Macclesfield Development Area) for over 20 years now.
Macclesfield MP, David Rutley, has joined local campaigners in expressing strong concerns about the impact latest development plans would have on the extensive peatland at Danes Moss.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has secured £1,248,000 from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ Brownfield Land Release Fund.
At a meeting of the Cheshire East Council on Thursday 24th February 2022, a balanced budget was set, fixing the Council tax increase for 2022/23 to 2.99%.
Cheshire East Council and companies installing fibre-optic cabling are working together to minimise disruption so that homes and businesses can get connected to superfast broadband.
Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Winsford have released a CCTV image of a man they are looking to speak to.
A scientist is taking on the gruelling challenge of the Manchester Marathon to raise funds for The Christie charity’s Macclesfield appeal in memory of two former colleagues.
Confidence in policing, online safety, discrimination and equalities are just a few of the key issues researched by the Cheshire Youth Commission (CYC), a group of 14 – 25 year olds who provide a voice for young people across the county to feed into policing and discuss crime issues that affect them.
The latest figures from the NHS show that at the end of December 2021, there were 38,857 people on the waiting list in Cheshire East.
The much-anticipated Creamfields North line up has finally been announced.
A group of businesses in Crewe have worked with their local Community Foundation to set up the Crewe Fund, which has made nearly £50,000 in charity grants this winter.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is now the second most LGBT+ inclusive workplace in the UK according to Stonewall, which has just published its latest Top 100 employers list.
Knutsford Music Festival returns with a bang this year with an exciting line up set to take stage across a weekend of musical entertainment.
Police tackling anti-social behaviour in Congleton are imposing a Dispersal Order in the town centre.
As part of a police investigation into a serious assault in Congleton Town Centre, seven teenagers have been arrested.
Children across Mid Cheshire donned their pyjamas and took the plunge this week, taking part in local baby and child swim school, Puddle Ducks Pyjama Week.
A public inquiry by a planning inspector is to take place in Macclesfield into the material change of use of land in Broadoak Lane, Mobberley, for residential caravans, equestrian use, hardstanding area, gates, fencing and timber buildings without planning permission.
Cheshire East Council has responded to concerns raised about the scheme known as South Macclesfield Development Area.
A reduction in neighbourhood crime and proactive work undertaken by the Constabulary has helped to make residents and visitors to the county feel safe.
Young people aged between 12 and 17 can take advantage of a few days off school or college this half term to get their Covid-19 vaccination.
East Cheshire NHS Trust and Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are working alongside the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Cheshire and Stockport to understand how some health and care services could be improved and sustained in the future.
Further heavy rainfall overnight and throughout Sunday has seen the Environment Agency issue a severe flood warning - which indicates a danger to life - for communities close to the River Mersey
A 24-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of owning a dog dangerously out of control in a public place has since been released on conditional bail.
Just before 3.30pm on Saturday 19 February police were called to reports that a woman and a small dog had been attacked by a Bullmastiff type dog on Richmond Road, Crewe.
Rail passengers are being advised to check before they travel this weekend as engineers rapidly repair railway lines after one of the worst storms in 30 years.
An amber warning has been issued by the Met Office for Cheshire East and the wider region today (Friday 18th February).
Councillor Sam Corcoran, leader of Cheshire East Council, and Councillor Craig Browne, deputy leader, asked residents to send in their questions about the council.
Rail passengers are being warned of further travel disruption when Storm Eunice hits the country in the next few hours.
Drivers are advised that Storm Eunice is expected to create severe driving conditions across much of England and a significant risk to vehicles in the South West, where National Highways has issued a Red Alert for gales in addition to a Met Office Red National Severe Weather Warning.
After a three-year wait, Grammy award winning DJ/Producer Calvin Harris will make his return to Creamfields North this summer.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is reminding people of the importance of sharing the road and being kind and considerate when travelling.
Officers have released a CCTV image of a car that could assist in the investigation of a serious collision in Wincham.
In a joint project between Congleton Partnership and Plus Dane, a potentially life-saving defibrillator has been installed outside the Bromley Farm Wellbeing Hub on Parnell Square, Congleton.
Local MP, David Rutley, has called for the Macclesfield maternity unit to be reopened at the earliest opportunity, after it was temporarily suspended at the height of the pandemic in March 2020.
Over 600 trees were planted by volunteers on Saturday 29th January as part of Knutsford Town Council’s Nature Action Plan.
A huge 95% of Cheshire Police officers say they do not currently feel respected by the Government with 43% worrying about their finances every day.
SP Energy Networks has issued safety advice to help customers keep safe in the event of a power cut caused by forecast high winds from Storm Dudley and Storm Eunice over the coming days.
Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group visited Congleton High School recently to give a talk to Years 12 and 13 to encourage students to challenge sexism and harassment, and join the White Ribbon Campaign.
A Cheshire health leader has thanked residents for coming forward in record numbers for their flu jab this winter.
A recruitment drive in Cheshire Constabulary’s Force Control Centre has seen an improvement in the time non-emergency 101 calls are answered.
Congleton Pub Watch is looking to make the communications between the town’s pubs even smarter as the pubs continue to work together to make Congleton a great place to go out in the evenings.
Award-winning Cheshire homecare and supported living care provider, Compassionate Care Group, is on a mission to recruit staff across the Knutsford area.
Police in Congleton have imposed a Dispersal Order on the town centre following last weekend’s serious assault.
At a politics class at The King's School in Macclesfield, students had the opportunity to hear from local MP, David Rutley, for the first time since the pandemic started, when he was invited to visit the school to talk about his account of Westminster life and current affairs.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed major changes to the Highway Code that boost safety for cyclists and pedestrians.
Cheshire East Council is moving to the next phase of finalising recommendations for the governance arrangements for town and parish councils in the borough.
Winsford Cross Shopping Centre is to be transformed next month for a special day of live music, visual art and dance to celebrate community unity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cheshire Constabulary is asking for the public’s feedback on plans to have helpdesks at five police stations across the county.
Empowering people to keep informed and have their say when it comes to policing and crime is a priority for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.
At around 7.30pm on Saturday 12th February an argument broke out between a number of young people and a 51-year-old man.
Two orphaned baby otters are looking forward to spending their first Valentine’s Day together after they were paired up by the RSPCA acting as cupids to help them in their rehabilitation.
Congleton in Bloom was delighted to receive news from RHS Britain in Bloom that it has been selected to represent the North West region in the 2022 RHS Britain in Bloom UK Finals in the Large Town category!
People across Cheshire are set to benefit from improved mobile coverage as part of a new scheme to cut red tape and install more 4G and 5G infrastructure.
PC Rachel Lloyd joined Cheshire Constabulary to build safer communities for her children, after working in catering and restaurant management for 12 years.
Due to the success of Cheshire East Council’s discretionary business grants programmes, its remaining two schemes will close to applications at midnight tomorrow (Friday 11 February).
Are you an organisation that helps to prevent violent crime and behaviour? Are you a referral service that works with people involved or at risk of involvement in violent crime? Does your organisation work with young people through offering social activities or apprenticeships? If so, the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire wants to hear from you.
Cheshire East Council and partners have shared their vision and action plan to further develop services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
The Knutsford Bunny Hop will be bouncing back to the Town Centre this Easter Saturday.
Vibrant new artworks at one of Northern’s Cheshire stations have been unveiled by a local musical legend.
Drivers using the M6 between Warrington and Wigan are being advised there’ll be some overnight carriageway closures over the next week as part of work to upgrade the motorway.
Officers searching for a missing teenage girl from Holmes Chapel have sadly found a body.
Cheshire East Council and the borough’s leisure trust Everybody Sport and Recreation have invested more than £2.2m in an extensive revamp of another of the borough’s leisure facilities.
Today, 8th February 2022, marks Safer Internet Day. Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer is reminding people to remain vigilant, and to take a minute to check something is legitimate if it seems wrong.
Detectives from Northwich Beat Team have charged a man in connection with a number of offences across the town.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed the launch of a competition to find the national headquarters of new public body Great British Railways and says it 'looks forward to developing a strong bid for Crewe'.
A cancer patient from Holmes Chapel became the first person to have radiotherapy treatment at The Christie at Macclesfield today (7 February).
A Northwich tech company director who sold counterfeit Apple accessories online has received a two-year suspended sentence, 250 hours of unpaid work and his company has been fined a total of £113,000.
Residents from across the county have been benefiting from better police response times.
A 32-year-old man has be charged with six counts of vehicle interference following reports of a man trying car doors in Wilmslow.
Residents and businesses are to be consulted on planned measures to crack down on anti-social behaviour in one of the borough’s major towns.
A charity which has recently seen a record number of referrals has received a welcome donation from Vale Royal Crematorium in Cheshire.
Cheshire will have the highest number of police officers it has ever had on its current boundaries, as well as more frontline support staff in the Constabulary’s call centre and investigation teams.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed plans from the Conservative Government which will mean 258,609 households across Cheshire are set to be supported with a £150 non-repayable cash rebate.
A pioneering degree apprenticeship programme from Siemens Digital Industries has supercharged the careers of 60 engineers from companies across the UK.
Improving facilities for passengers at Prestbury station remains a key priority for David Rutley MP.
Crewe Town Board is inviting people to drop-in to the Market Hall later this month where they can ask questions about the town’s ongoing regeneration programme and find out more about plans for the future.
Local NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) is supporting this year’s national Time to Talk day to raise awareness of issues around mental health.
This year promises to be an exciting one for Congleton. It is the 750th anniversary of the town getting its first Charter and becoming a Market Town.
Officers from Cheshire Police have seized a quantity of Class A drugs and two knives following a vehicle stop check in Macclesfield.
Do you know a young person who wants to have their voice heard in policing and make changes that can help to influence the way Cheshire Police interacts with young people in the county?
An historic building in Northwich has been restored as part of a major heritage project, which will see more of the town’s buildings given a new lease of life.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has approved a budget that will take Cheshire’s police officer numbers to their highest in modern times. It will also put more frontline staff in places like the Force Control Centre to take 101 and 999 calls.
Cheshire East Council is taking immediate measures to inform and advise local residents, partners and landowners about avian influenza outbreaks and what to look out for following a confirmed case on a commercial poultry farm in Calveley, near Nantwich.
The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme in the North West will be expanded this week to ensure that children aged between 5 and 11 who are at the most risk of the virus have the best protection.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue are recruiting for paid on-call firefighters.
East Cheshire NHS Trust staff nurse, Tara Richardson has taken things up a gear after being selected as a finalist in the prestigious Formula Woman competition.
An empowerment photoshoot is being held in Northwich on 10th April for those living with an invisible illness or disability. Whether that's mental or physical.
The new Chief Inspector for Macclesfield, Matt Lagar, and local MP, David Rutley, met recently following Mr Lagar’s appointment in November, to discuss policing priorities for the town and surrounding communities.
Works to prepare for the delivery of a major highways scheme in Crewe will begin next week – with the main works set to get underway by summer.
Would you like a new challenge this year? Would you like to get more involved with your local police service? The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer has a number of volunteering vacancies available to help him and his office in holding the Constabulary to account.
Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on today – marking the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, and genocides worldwide.
Three people who held a man against his will in a flat in Congleton have been jailed for more than five years.
This week Eddisbury MP, Edward Timpson, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.
If you have a passion for pubs, pints and people, Congleton Town Council would love to hear from you.
Police are reminding dog owners to make sure they have control over their dogs when they are walking in the Cheshire countryside.
Cheshire East Council is asking residents to remain cautious, following the announcement by government that the measures put in place under plan B in England will be lifted from (today) 27th January 2022.
Cheshire East Council is joining local authorities across the country in calling on the government to ‘fix our funding so we can fix our roads’.
For years the scourge of uncontrolled fly-tipping in Cheshire East blighted many communities, both in our towns and the countryside. Around 80% of all fly tipping incidents reported are in Crewe.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer is urging people in Cheshire who have been victims of ‘online harms’ to share their views with the Victim’s Commissioner Dame Vera Baird.
Officers from Cheshire Roads and Crime Unit have arrested three men and seized a significant quantity of cash following a vehicle stop check in Wilmslow.
Our neighbourhood policing teams across the county have shown to the public the fantastic work that goes on day-in and day-out within local policing.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed the HS2 Phase 2b Hybrid Bill.
Following an investigation into suspicious activity in Crewe, police arrested a man in the town on Tuesday 25th January.
The Cheshire Youth Commission is inviting applications for new members. Young people aged 14-25 are encouraged to apply and have their voices heard in policing and crime in the county.
Health chiefs have praised an unsung army of volunteers for their dedicated ongoing support for Cheshire’s Covid-19 vaccination programme.
Following the successful launch of an innovative, extended family model of foster care, Cheshire East Council has (today) launched a second Mockingbird constellation programme for children and young people in foster care.
Cheshire East Council is taking immediate measures to inform and advise local residents, partners and landowners about avian influenza outbreaks and what to look out for following a confirmed case on a commercial poultry farm in Warmingham.
Cheshire East is in the running to host an innovative pilot scheme that would see GPs prescribe walking, cycling and even leisure centre sessions for residents.
Health chiefs have praised an unsung army of volunteers for their dedicated ongoing support for Cheshire’s COVID-19 vaccination programme.
A survey on how much residents pay for the police service through their council tax closes at midday on Tuesday (25 January). Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, is urging residents who haven’t had their say to share their views before the deadline.
Crewe’s status as the ‘Gateway to the North-West’ received a huge boost today (24 January 2022) as the Bill for the Crewe – Manchester extension of the HS2 network was submitted to Parliament.
The introduction of an ambitious clean-up project in Crewe last year is already reaping dividends with cleaner streets and fewer incidents of fly-tipping being reported.
Cheshire East Council is reminding businesses to come forward and take advantage of the recently opened Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme.
Cheshire East Council has pledged to become a carbon neutral borough by 2045.
Free walk-in Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are available from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s own mobile pop-up COVID-19 testing units which will be located in Northwich and Hoole next week.
A new Jobcentre Plus in Macclesfield was in the spotlight today (21/01/21) as local MP for Macclesfield David Rutley, who is also the Minister for Welfare Delivery at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), officially marked its opening in a special visit to see the new site in action.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer and Chief Constable of Cheshire Constabulary Mark Roberts want to thank residents from across the county for taking part in their online question and answer session.
Stoke-on-Trent’s popular shopping destination, The Potteries Centre, has revealed it supported a total of 15 local charities throughout 2021, volunteering over 140 hours of staff time and raising over £1,000 for community causes.
Taste Cheshire are proud to be part of the Chester Food and Drink community and the wider community of organisations supporting local people.
A popular competition for young golfers is launching in Cheshire.
Cheshire East Council is urging people to share their views on the latest proposals to boost cycling and walking in the borough.
The family of Keagan Crimes have paid tribute to him following the verdict today (Wednesday 19th January).
A teenager who stabbed a young man in Winsford has been found guilty of murder following his death.
Much-valued charity, Morton Hall Community Centre, is looking for a new Chair and additional Trustees to help secure its continued place at the heart of local community life.
To mark Neighbourhood Policing Week, Crewe local policing unit are highlighting the work they will be doing with the local community.
Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to take part in a virtual ‘conversation with’ the leader and deputy leader.
2022 is set to be a big year for Hubbub’s Community Fridge Network, as funding from Co-op will enable the UK-wide network to double in size. To kick start the process, Hubbub and Co-op are calling on communities to apply for grants for the first 100 fridges, by 1st February.
The hugely popular 100-mile Cheshire Dash is back again, this time in aid of local children’s cancer charity, The Joshua Tree.
The successful Cheshire Constabulary Domestic Abuse Q&A sessions have already helped many people across the county with their questions about domestic abuse.
In a pulsating physical encounter, a late penalty with just two minutes to go, edged the game in the home teams’ favour.
Officers across Cheshire will be stepping up policing activities to target issues in the community as part of Neighbourhood Policing week of action.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is urging people in Cheshire to remain vigilant of romance fraud, which begins to have its most devastating impact between now and Valentine’s Day.
Cheshire East Council wants to hear your views on its updated draft speed management strategy.
Police have charged a 46-year-old Crewe man following a series of abusive calls to Cheshire Constabulary’s control room staff using the 999 system.
Anyone who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination will be able to simply walk into a new pop-up clinic at Crewe Town Hall from January 18th-22nd.
One year ago on 14th January 2021, pharmacy teams started giving the COVID-19 vaccination, starting in Macclesfield and Widnes.
Local charities who received support from Bentley through Cheshire Community Foundation’s Covid Impact Fund earlier this year, worked to support the community in Crewe in the run up to Christmas.
Plans to improve Winsford Town Centre have moved another step closer, following submission of a planning application for development as part of the Council’s wider masterplan for the site.
Thousands of jobs are available at Manchester Airport – the UK’s global gateway in the North – as the easing of travel restrictions has sparked a revival of air travel.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has welcomed Secretary of State for Justice Dominic Raab’s commitment to changing the reporting requirements for domestic abuse.
Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a fatal collision on the M6 in Cheshire.
BeWILDerwood Cheshire is back for 2022 and have just announced their opening dates for the year ahead.
Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to have their say on a masterplan of ideas for Nantwich’s Barony Park.
A Cheshire travel agent says business is taking off again with a “big surge” in bookings after the rules on Covid testing for international travellers were eased.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer and Cheshire Constabulary Chief Constable Mark Roberts are advertising for people to join their Ethics Advisory Panel.
The main construction work in a £23 million project to provide a new road bridge over the M56 in Cheshire is now underway.
The Macclesfield Cultural Forum is continuing its series of ‘Inspired by Nature’ events in the winter months, to remember Macclesfield artist Charles Tunnicliffe, in what would have been his 120th year.
Cheshire East Council is inviting businesses to apply for funding of up to £6,000 through the government’s Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme.
The RSPCA is hoping to find a loving forever home for two rabbits who were rescued after they were fed takeaways and meat by their previous owner.
The NHS in Cheshire is calling on people to sign up as self-care champions this winter and help those around them to recover quickly from minor ailments.
Police have arrested a 51-year-old man from Middlewich following a report of a child abduction in Middlewich.
Cheshire East Council has launched a new funding round as part of its digital crowdfunding initiative Cheshire East Crowd, to encourage, support and create community-led projects that will make a difference in the borough.
Cheshire East are consulting with local residents about the future of Macclesfield Market.
Cheshire East Council is inviting comments on a new supplementary planning document to guide applications that could impact on the Jodrell Bank Observatory, near Macclesfield.
Police have charged a 21-year-old man, from Macclesfield, following an investigation into the serious sexual assault of a teenage girl in Bollington.
The NHS in Cheshire is urging people to make healthy living their top New Year’s Resolution for 2022.
Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has launched his ‘Your Police Budget 2022/23’ survey. Residents are being asked to give their views on the police precept – the part of council tax that goes towards Cheshire Constabulary.
Detectives investigating a burglary at a house in Alderley Edge are appealing for information from members of the public.
Kay McIntyre, area manager for Cheshire East Council’s youth support service, is celebrating 2022 in style by being awarded an MBE in the recently published New Year Honours list.
A group of young people from Macclesfield have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led The Prince's Trust programme.
Police are appealing for witnesses after concrete blocks and bricks were dropped off a bridge over the A500 between Cheerbrook and the Shavington roundabout.
East Cheshire NHS Trust has been rated as ‘better than expected’ for the experiences of children and young people aged eight to 15 in the latest CQC survey published on December 9th 2021.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has launched his ‘Your Police Budget 2022/23’ survey. Residents are being asked to give their views on the police precept – the part of council tax that goes towards Cheshire Constabulary.
The cast at New Mills Art Theatre can’t wait to tell you the story of Cinderella, in panto style.
To protect patients and staff, East Cheshire Health Trust have made the difficult decision to restrict visiting at the trust to reduce the spread of infection following the new Omicron variant.
Police are appealing to the public to help trace a wanted 33-year-old man from Manchester.
More than five million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have now been delivered across Cheshire and Merseyside – with over a million of those being boosters to protect people against the fast-spreading Omicron variant.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail to stop collision on the A559 Chester Road in Hartford.
Officers are appealing for information following a fail to stop collision in Congleton.
Despite the lockdown restrictions easing, Cheshire saw a decrease in anti-social behaviour (ASB), especially over the summer months.
For businesses that have been impacted by Covid-19, Cheshire East Council has the Business Interruption Fund, and it is still open for applications.
A group of young people from Crewe have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led The Prince's Trust programme.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is looking for volunteers to help conduct visits to the county’s Custody Suites.
For businesses that have been impacted by Covid-19, Cheshire East Council has the Business Interruption Fund, and it is still open for applications.
A property in Crewe which brought misery to the local community has been closed down thanks to the work of local officers.
What do older people want to get up to in their spare time? You might think you know, but times change and now that our baby boomers are getting older do we need a rethink?
Anyone who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination will be able to get their jab at Waters Green Medical Centre in Macclesfield on December 29th, 30th and 31st 2021.
The Bollington CAFOD Fun Run is only a few days away taking place this year on Monday 27th December 2021 start 11.00 a.m.
Software updates are an important part of staying secure online.
Everybody Sport and Recreation are extremely proud to announce, following an Investors In People assessment in November 2021, they have been successfully re accredited as an Investor in People.
A group of young people from Winsford have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led The Prince's Trust programme.
Santa arrived early at Leighton Hospital in the form of Pop Nightingale.
Platforms at Romiley station on the Hope Valley line are being extended in January 2022 to allow longer trains to stop there in the future.
At an introductory meeting, local MP, David Rutley, met with the Healthbox Community Connector for Macclesfield, Tracy Stubbs, to thank her for all that she is doing to support vulnerable people in our area, and learn more about the team’s important work.
Cheshire Community Foundation are encouraging people over 65 to spread some winter warmth and donate their Winter Fuel Payment to charity, if they don’t need it themselves.
Officers across Cheshire ensured that one of the busiest weekend’s in the festive calendar was as safe as possible.
Thousands more COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots are available now across Cheshire after capacity was quickly doubled across the county in response to the Omicron variant.
Hot off the press from Cheshire, there will be plenty of exciting new reasons to visit the county in 2022.
Some of the borough’s promising sports stars of the future have put their names to the major refurbishment of a town’s leisure centre.
The A51 in Cheshire East has re-opened on time after a 16-week closure.
Northwich resident and Handforth Post Office Manager Marsha Johnson has challenged herself to wear a different festive costume every day in December to raise money for the National Deaf Children’s Society.
Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses and video footage following an armed robbery at a post office in Winsford.
Fake emails and text messages are a common tactic used by cyber criminals, their goal is often to convince you to click a link.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an armed robbery at a post office in Winsford.
Cheshire East Council is offering a whole host of free and healthy activities for children during the festive holidays for those children who are eligible for income related free school meals.
In response to the recent government announcement to move to Plan B measures, Cheshire East Council has increased the amount of support it is offering through its Business Interruption Fund to a maximum of £10,000 per business – with the deadline for applying now extended until February.
Cheshire East Youth Council hosted their second annual mental health conference called ‘Taboo’ recently to discuss how best to support children and young people across the borough.
Everybody Sport and Recreation have again been out and about this festive period delivering Christmas presents to children and families in need.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following a robbery in Wilmslow.
With Christmas just days away, the NHS is urging Cheshire East parents of pre-school children to download a free app if their little ones are under the weather.
With Christmas around the corner and bad weather events becoming more frequent, United Utilities is warning its customers across the North West to be on their guard against bogus callers.
The Mayor of Knutsford Cllr Stewart Gardiner joined representatives of Knutsford Heritage Centre and Knutsford Library on December 16th to be presented with a copy of Faces and Facades – Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Officers across Cheshire will be working hard to ensure one of the busiest weekend’s in the festive calendar is as safe as possible as part of Operation Jingles.
East Cheshire Hospice has been handed over £1,000 thanks to a ‘Will Week’ initiative by Bollington-based specialist wills and trusts company, Moneybox Wills and Trusts.
A joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside.
Cheshire East Council’s planning service has stepped up its recruitment drive for more staff, as the borough continues to be an attractive location for house builders and residents wanting to undertake home improvements.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed the announcement that Crewe is to play a key part in the building of HS2’s fleet of high-speed trains.
One of the borough’s primary schools has been given more space for more pupils thanks to Cheshire East Council.
Officers stopped more than 30 motorists as part of a road safety operation in Winsford focusing on driving offences.
Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are appealing to motorists to drive sensibly and safely this holiday season via their #OpJingles campaign.
As many people prepare to travel abroad for the first time since the pandemic, Manchester Airport is encouraging passengers jetting-off this Christmas to familiarise themselves with latest Covid restrictions and security rules.
Creamfields North have just unleashed a huge phase one line up for their edition next summer.
An auditor who trespassed Macclesfield Police Station has to adhere to a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO).
As the world is at last waking to the climate emergency, Bollington can be said to be doing its bit.
A Christmas card is being sent to repeat offenders across Cheshire reminding them that crime will not be tolerated during the festive season.
Two Cheshire Police officers who jumped into an icy river at night to save a woman in distress attended the National Police Bravery Awards.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has received two Excellence in Fire and Emergency trophies (EFEs) at this year’s Fire Magazine Fire and Emergency Awards.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage after a man was seriously assaulted in Nantwich.
Cheshire East Council is inviting Macclesfield residents to share their views on the town’s markets and their aspirations for how they could be developed and used in the future.
It’s now even easier to browse the Cheshire East Council website, following the launch of a new design aimed at improving the customer experience.
Following the announcement by the Prime Minister to move to Plan B, Cheshire East Council is asking residents and businesses to adhere to the new protective measures.
The £74m Middlewich Eastern Bypass scheme has taken another stride towards construction.
Affordable housing, accommodation for the elderly and climate change are among the key features of the final draft of Cheshire East Council’s housing supplementary planning document.
A year ago this week, Mona Thomas, then 92, became the first person in Cheshire to receive a Covid-19 vaccination outside of a clinical trial.
Cheshire Youth Justice Service – which provides support for young people at risk of committing crime, those who have been convicted and victims – has been praised by government inspectors.
Cheshire East Council has responded to the publication of its latest Ofsted inspection report into services for children who need help or protection, which has been published today.
Decisions taken over the past few years to introduce a significant council tax premium for empty homes is having the desired effect in Cheshire East.
With the festive season getting into full swing, Cheshire East Council is continuing the winter phase of its “Say ‘hi’ to the High Street” campaign with a series of promotional videos.
With positive covid cases very high in Cheshire East, the council is asking parents and carers to maintain covid safe behaviours when attending Christmas events at nurseries, schools, or colleges.
As icy winter weather blasts the region Cheshire East Council is urging residents to report any new potholes or road surface damage.
Cheshire East Council has launched a public consultation on its new digital strategy.
Cheshire East Council leaders are urging people to show courtesy and respect towards council staff after incidents of ‘unacceptable hostility and abuse’ from the public.
The Christie at Macclesfield treated its first patient on 13th December, marking a new chapter in cancer care for East Cheshire and the surrounding area.
Police in Northwich will increase patrols this weekend and have a dispersal order in place to deter anti-social behaviour.
Detectives have issued a CCTV image following a serious assault at a club in Wilmslow.
Christopher Guest More Jr has been sentenced to life in prison to serve a minimum term of 24 years for the brutal murder of Brian Waters at Burnt House Farm in Tabley.
Cheshire Police have introduced sting cars to their arsenal of assets to tackle car crime.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer has welcomed the launch of the Ministry of Justice’s consultation into The Victims’ Bill, which looks at improving victims’ experiences of the justice system.
One of Europe’s most wanted men has been found guilty of the brutal murder of a father at a farm in rural Cheshire.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer praised the work of Cheshire officers as they cracked down on anti-social driving in Wilmslow over last weekend.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has commissioned a new service for victims of hate crime in the county to reflect the 20% increase in incidents reported over the past year.
Burglary levels have remained consistently low in Cheshire, which goes to show the steps being taken by Cheshire Constabulary have had a positive impact on local communities.
Police in Crewe are appealing for information following reports of suspicious activity in the Ruskin Road area of the town.
Cheshire based children’s cancer charity, The Joshua Tree, hosted a Ladies Lunch at Delamere Manor, Cuddington on Thursday 25th November. The successful event raised £21,000 thanks to the lady’s huge generosity.
More volunteers are required to support the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Cheshire and Merseyside.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, has embarked on the largest consultation ever undertaken by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, seeking the views of residents across the county on policing and crime.
A year ago this week, Mona Thomas, then 92, became the first person in Cheshire to receive a COVID-19 vaccination outside of a clinical trial.
As part of this year’s Respect for Shopworkers Week, David Rutley MP visited Prestbury village’s Co-op store, where he met with staff and thanked them for all their hard work in taking care of customers’ needs and keeping shelves stocked throughout the pandemic.
Cheshire’s premier industrial heritage museum, Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum will be warmly welcoming visitors to a socially-distanced day of Christmas celebrations this Saturday, 11 December.
The Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside’s nine local council areas are issuing advice for residents and businesses on what the emergence of the Omicron Variant of Concern means for them
Cheshire East Council highways engineers have reopened a road where a collapsed culvert has presented serious challenges.
Cheshire East Council is urging residents to share their views on the authority’s updated draft speed management strategy.
Cheshire East Council leaders are asking residents to do the right thing and keep Covid safe with the threat of the new Omicron variant of concern.
The RSPCA has launched a winter appeal for donations of pet food in order to keep up with demand for the charity’s food bank project.
There has been a rise in the theft of plant, trailers and motor vehicles recently. Vehicles such as Land Rovers, diggers and livestock trailers have been stolen.
Detectives are warning the public after a spate of courier fraud scams have left Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds.
As part of a plan to reduce carbon emissions at East Cheshire NHS Trust, four electric car charging points have been installed in the patients and visitors car park which is located by the main entrance of Macclesfield Hospital.
A man who was convicted of causing death by driving without due care and attention following a fatal collision in Poynton has been sentenced.
In the run up to Christmas, officers from Cheshire Police will be targeting criminals intent on stealing from houses in eastern Cheshire.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer is amplifying messages around tackling domestic violence/abuse, rape and harassment, ‘honour’-based abuse, female genital mutilation and forced marriage, as he continues to support the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence.
A 36-year-old man, from Congleton, was arrested and has since been released on conditional bail. A second man aged 24, from Liverpool, has also been arrested and remains in custody.
Officers investigating a disturbance at a social club in Northwich have released CCTV images of two men they are looking to trace.
National Highways is resurfacing large sections of the carriageway along the four miles between junction 19 at Knutsford and junction 20 at Lymm. All the work will be done overnight between 10pm and 5am (7am at weekends) when traffic along the motorway is at its lightest.
Two members of a county lines gang are ordered to forfeit almost £23,000 of their ill-gotten gains.
Police are appealing for information from members of the public following a burglary in Holmes Chapel.
Sixty people were arrested over a 72-hour period from 23-25 November during Operation Guardians, which saw Cheshire Constabulary clamp down on domestic abuse perpetrators.
Congleton’s Christmas team wish to offer a massive thank you to all the volunteers, performers, contractors, lantern-makers, stall holders, businesses and members of the public that flocked into the town centre on Friday 26th November to support the return of Congleton’s Christmas Lights Switch-On.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had his watch stolen on the forecourt of a Ferrari garage in Wilmslow Road, Handforth.
We’re all dreaming of a happy Christmas this year, just like the ones we used to know before covid.
Detectives investigating an armed robbery, at a convenience store in Congleton, have released a CCTV image of two men they are looking to trace.
Since 26th November, Cheshire East Council has continued to respond to more than 100 calls regarding Storm Arwen.
After a successful launch in August, 100 businesses in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton have already benefited from specialist business masterclasses hosted by the Digital Cheshire Programme.