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Help town and parish councils maintain local services with additional resources

Messenger Newspapers: Chancellor George Osborne

12:10pm Friday 10th July 2015

THE boss of an organisation which represents parish and town councils says the Tatton MP George Osborne needs to help them out financially.

Road rage survey reveals lack of car indicators is drivers biggest gripe

Messenger Newspapers: Anger at lack of use of car indicators by drivers

11:42am Friday 10th July 2015

A NEW survey has shown that drivers get irked most by other drivers failing to use their indicators.

New deputy head appointed at Wilmslow High School

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6:06am Friday 10th July 2015

WILMSLOW High School has appointed a leading academic at a deputy headteacher

Internationally renowned Spanish pianist to play at St Bart's

Messenger Newspapers: Spanish pianist Eudald Buch

8:06am Wednesday 8th July 2015

A YOUNG man who is going places in the world of music will be a special guest star at weekend.

Building on success - Town council aims to take on board ideas to make events bigger and better

Messenger Newspapers: Partygoers on the Carrs

6:14am Wednesday 8th July 2015

WILMSLOW Town Council is looking at ways of building on its successful annual events for future years.

Thousands enjoy summer fun at the 103rd Wilmslow Show

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow Show - wilmslow wild dogs flyball team chelsea girl (31066674)

6:03am Tuesday 7th July 2015

PUNCH and Judy failed to turn up but just about everybody else in town did to watch the 103rd Wilmslow Show.

Suspected arson to wheelie bin causes damage to car in Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers: Don't leave wheelie bins out overnight

1:02pm Monday 6th July 2015

FIRE bosses have issued safety tips after a wheelie bin fire damaged a car in Wilmslow earlier this week

Arsonist sets fire to former Alderley Edge night club

Messenger Newspapers: Former nightclub known as 'the Edge' set ablaze in Alderley

10:57am Monday 6th July 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire deliberately lit inside a former hotel and nightclub in Alderley Edge on Saturday.

French mountain cycle challenge for Wilmslow solicitor

Messenger Newspapers: La Marmotte

12:32pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A WILMSLOW solicitor is tackling one of Europe’s toughest cycling challenges this weekend.

Blooming Marvellous - Wilmslow charity open garden fundraiser proves a hit

Messenger Newspapers: Margaret & Gordon Hughes visiting the garden owned by David & Caroline Melliar-Smith on South Oak Lane, Wilmslow.

3:04pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

AN open garden day held in Handforth, Wilmslow and Alderley Edge and one garden in Knutsford, has helped raised £11,800 for charity.

Wilmslow development offers luxury and comfort for the elderly

Messenger Newspapers: Chapelwood Development in Wilmslow

12:33pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

THE boss of a luxury development in Wilmslow has spoken after approval was given by Cheshire East Council

Wilmslow Show dog sponsor provides tips and help to visitors on Sunday

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow Show dog sponsor provides tips and help to visitors on Sunday

11:42am Wednesday 1st July 2015

ORGANISERS are gearing up for this weekend's show which barring rain should go off with a hitch.

Villagers open up their gardens to the public this weekend

Messenger Newspapers: Villagers open up their gardens to the public this weekend

6:06am Wednesday 1st July 2015

A SPECTACULAR day of horticultural delights are promised in Plumley and Lower and Upper Peover on Sunday, July 5.

Mums opportunity to walk before they run

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow Walk to Run Group

5:05pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A NEW activity group has been established for participants of all abilities.

Wilmslow High School wins award commendation for community initiative

Messenger Newspapers: Community award for Wilmslow High School

12:30pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

WILMSLOW High School is celebrating after being recognised for its outstanding commitment to community and enterprise.

Something for everybody at the 103rd Wilmslow Show this weekend

Messenger Newspapers: Something for Everybody at the 103rd Wilmslow Show this weekend.

12:04pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

WILMSLOW'S biggest event of 2015 is set for a blistering weekend of fun this Sunday.

Wilmslow fashion shop closes its doors

Messenger Newspapers: Notice in East shop window

11:44am Tuesday 30th June 2015

STAFF from a fashion store in Wilmslow face redundancy after it shut its doors last week.

Double trophy winning Wilmslow team fully identified

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow team winning trophy in 1962

8:01am Tuesday 30th June 2015

THE Guardian's appeal to find the missing names in a trophy winning photograph elicited lots of feedback from our readers.

Iconic Vulcan bomber dips its wings as it returns home for one last time

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3:42pm Monday 29th June 2015

AN iconic bomber aircraft which was developed and manufactured at nearby Woodford was part of a flypast celebrating Saturday's Armed Forces Day.

Little Ted helps bolster World bear challenge at Wilmslow event

Messenger Newspapers: Little Ted helps bolster World bear challenge at Wilmslow event

10:02am Sunday 28th June 2015

A WORLD record attempt in Wilmslow to get lots of cuddly bears in one place was able to attract 251 furry animals.

Children's Summer Reading Challenge 2015 to be Launched at Wilmslow Library

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9:01am Sunday 28th June 2015

WILMSLOW'S Summer Reading Challenge 2015 will be launched this weekend.

Ale and hearty - Wizard idea for the old man of Alderley Edge

Messenger Newspapers: Robinsons Head Brewer Martyn Weeks Pours the First Pint of Wizard

4:02pm Saturday 27th June 2015

THE legendary Wizard of Alderley Edge has earned the ultimate modern day accolade by having a beer named after him.

Weed your cracks and help Wilmslow lift gold in bloom competition

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12:29pm Saturday 27th June 2015

WILMSLOW has three weeks to turn the town into a summer splash of floral colour.

'Golden oldies' prove that age is no barrier to conquering Welsh mountain

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9:02am Saturday 27th June 2015

A TIRED but proud team of Wilmslow fundraisers have returned home after raising £4,500 for charity.

Celebrating the life of Wilmslow's Wartime singer dubbed the town's 'Vera Lynn'.

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8:02am Saturday 27th June 2015

A WOMAN known to many as Wilmslow's Vera Lynn has died at the age of 90

VIDEO: Woodford's Vulcan Returns Home for One Final Time

Messenger Newspapers: Vulcan Bomber

11:08am Friday 26th June 2015

AN iconic bomber aircraft which was developed and manufactured at nearby Woodford will be part of a flypast to celebrate tomorrow's Armed Forces Day.

Music students in harmony at Wilmslow school

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12:18pm Thursday 25th June 2015

THE collective musical and choral talent at Wilmslow High School's music department presented a Summer Concert.

Fines levied for litter offences in Wilmslow just £50

Messenger Newspapers:

12:43pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

FINES for litter offences in Wilmslow raised just £50 for Cheshire East Council between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015.

Restrictions from next week on charity chuggers in Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers: Let’s restrict the chuggers

10:42am Wednesday 24th June 2015

WILMSLOW charity chugger activity is set to be curtailed in the town centre from next week.

Luxury apartments given the go ahead in Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers:

7:03am Wednesday 24th June 2015

APPROVAL has been given to build 57 luxury apartments for elderly people in Wilmslow.

Wilmslow rail passenger sought in connection with sex assaults

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow rail passenger sought in connection with sex assaults

4:15pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

TRANSPORT police are hunting a man after two women were sexually assaulted two years ago in Manchester.

Brightening up Wilmslow Railway Station

Messenger Newspapers: Paul Weall of Wilmslow Train Station (right) with Northern Rail employee who fitted the donated hanging baskets.

7:02am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A WILMSLOW business had helped brighten up Wilmslow Railway Station after donating hanging baskets.

Thousands of complaints about the state of roads in East Cheshire

Messenger Newspapers: Thousands complain about state of East Cheshire roads

6:02am Monday 22nd June 2015

COMPLAINTS about the condition of roads across Cheshire East totalled more than 18,000 in 2013 and 2014.

Lindow Singers looking for new recruits to join its harmonious ranks

Messenger Newspapers: Lindow Singers

1:02pm Saturday 20th June 2015

IF you have ever thought about a musical career in your spare time the place to start could be with the Lindow Singers.

Can you help identify these Wilmslow football stars?

Messenger Newspapers: Can you help identify these Wilmslow football stars?

8:02am Saturday 20th June 2015

DAVE Tutton of the Wilmslow based internet radio Beat City Network was contacted recently by musician David Bowker of Denver, Colorado, USA, who sent him a photograph of Wilmslow Secondary Modern School (Wycliffe Avenue) football team from 1962.

Gentle exercise for Wilmslow residents

Messenger Newspapers: Older people are being encouraged to make plans for their own funerals.

4:43pm Friday 19th June 2015

PEOPLE interested is doing exercise described as 'gentle' are welcome to attend the weekly Age UK class in Wilmslow.

Wilmslow ballet pupils trip the light fantastic

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow Pupils appearing in Swan Lake - Izzy Thomson, Maddie Thomson, Sophie Usher and Emily Webb.

4:42pm Friday 19th June 2015

FOUR pupils from Wilmslow have won parts in a prestigious production of Swan Lake

Learning for all ages at Wilmslow Library

Messenger Newspapers: Wilmslow Library event

4:12pm Friday 19th June 2015

LEARNERS of all ages were part of events held at Wilmslow Library.

New playground refurbishment for Alderley Edge school

Messenger Newspapers: Ryleys Prep School

2:51pm Friday 19th June 2015

AN Alderley Edge prep school has transformed outside play areas for pupils.

Summer Serenade recitals in Wilmslow to help with church organ restoration

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1:04pm Friday 19th June 2015

A Summer Serenade recital will be held at St Bartholomew's Church, this Sunday (June 21), starting at 3pm.

Joint staging of The Mikado in Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers: The Mikado

11:33am Friday 19th June 2015

A PERFORMANCE of The Mikado will be held later this month

'Worst case of drug driving' in Wilmslow leads to 15 month driving ban

Messenger Newspapers: Worst case of drug driving by motorist in Wilmslow

4:52pm Thursday 18th June 2015

A MAN who was stopped in Wilmslow while under the influence of drugs including cocaine and cannabis, has been banned from driving for 15 months.

The day the sun went down on the courageous men of Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers: A British soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place. ... World War One - Dardenelles Front - Gallipoli Campaign - Cape Helles ... 01-11-1915 ... Cape Helles ... Ottoman Empire ... Photo

3:25pm Thursday 18th June 2015

THE harsh conditions experienced by soldiers from Wilmslow during June 1915 are captured in an account published by Alan Cooper.

Wilmslow legal eagles court success

Messenger Newspapers: The trial continues at Doncaster Crown Court

6:03am Thursday 18th June 2015

PUPILS from Wilmslow High School proved they are the tops when it comes to being legal eagles.

Town Council Defends Use of CCTV in Wilmslow

Messenger Newspapers: Town Council defends use of CCTV in Wilmslow

1:33pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

WILMSLOW has reaffirmed the importance of continuing to support the use of CCTV in the town as a means of deterring criminals and keeping people safe.

Wilmslow weight watchers raise money for operation

Messenger Newspapers: Sponsored walk for Theo

7:02am Wednesday 17th June 2015

A WILMSLOW woman has helped raise £450 for an Ormskirk child who needs a hearing implant after being born deaf.

Colourful floral display for Handforth

Messenger Newspapers: Alec Hirst, a keen gardener, raised money from selling hanging baskets in order to buy a Nespresso machine for the hospice’s patients.

6:03am Wednesday 17th June 2015

TO add a further dash of colour Handforth Parish Council is set to approve 18 hanging baskets.

Life saving defibrillator equipment planned for Handforth

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4:03pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

HANDFORTH Parish Council is set to spend £2,000 on lifesaving equipment.

Festival scarecrows set to become a familiar sight in Wilmslow from weekend

Messenger Newspapers: The Ringway Life Building's display celebrates the Adventist Church's strong tradition of music and five hundred years of worship on the site at Sunbank Lane.

1:04pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

DONT be surprised if you see lots and lots of scarecrows from this weekend in Wilmslow

Outdoor cinema and market kicks off Wilmslow's biggest weekend party

Messenger Newspapers: Party on the Carrs this weekend

7:32am Tuesday 16th June 2015

WILMSLOW is gearing up for one of the biggest weekend party's of the year this weekend.

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