Post Tagged with: "Winsford"

Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

By Stephen Topping
From rescuing oxygen-starved fish in the River Weaver to a freshwater jellyfish in the Shropshire Union Canal – the Environment Agency has been pretty busy this summer.

Tucked away on an industrial estate in Winsford, the team is working around the clock to keep Cheshire’s waterways safe for wildlife.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

By Stephen Topping
A new training centre for Cheshire’s firefighters has moved a step closer to reality – but its cost has soared by more than £1.6 million.

Members of the Cheshire Fire Authority approved plans for a state-of-the-art training centre in Winsford last September, with the facility expected to cost more than £9 million.

July 24, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

By Lewis Warner
Bosses of a charity which provides carer breaks for South Cheshire families, has slammed Cheshire East Council for scrapping their funding.

The Neuromuscular Centre is to lose its annual grant of up to £25,000 – less than half the £58,000 claimed by Cheshire East councillors in travel expenses alone in 2016-17.

March 23, 2018 5 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich teenage rider scoops equestrian win on Cisco Bay II

Nantwich teenage rider scoops equestrian win on Cisco Bay II

Nantwich teenager Madison Heath has won the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic at SouthView Equestrian Centre.

The 13-year-old rode to victory in Winsford on her 14-year-old gelding, Cisco Bay II.

January 16, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich musician Tim Lee launches latest album at concert

Nantwich musician Tim Lee launches latest album at concert

By Jonathan White
Talented Nantwich musician Tim Lee has launched his latest album at an intimate concert in Cheshire.

Tim performed his new work “And into the Woods” to an appreciative audience at ‘The Electric Church’ independent record store and coffee shop in Winsford.

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
Nantwich bikers in the South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helped to raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice on the ‘Charity Ride Out’

The ride followed a 35-mile route from Winsford and was led up High Street in Sandbach by the St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Routemaster double-decker bus.

May 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

A new 96-page book called Nantwich History Tour will take readers on a journey to the town’s earliest days.

The publication, by Paul Hurley, explores the oldest of the three Cheshire Wiches or Wyches and its historical importance.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Tarporley fireman honoured as UK’s “road safety champion”

Tarporley fireman honoured as UK’s “road safety champion”

A South Cheshire road safety champion has been honoured by fire chiefs for his UK-wide service.

Martin Dowle, from Tarporley, was hailed for his lifelong commitment by Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CFOA).

September 18, 2014 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News