M6 to be closed tonight for emergency bridge inspection

Knutsford Guardian:

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DRIVERS using the M6 through Cheshire are being advised that the southbound carriageway of the motorway around Sandbach will be closed from 10pm tonight, Thursday, for an emergency bridge inspection.

Police worker helped catch woman’s killer

Knutsford Guardian:

4:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A POLICE staff member who played a crucial part in gathering evidence that resulted in a man being jailed for life for the murder of a Cranage woman has been commended by Cheshire’s top cop.

Fill out the survey and 'let's push for extra service'

Knutsford Guardian:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RAIL users and residents living along the Mid Cheshire line that serves Knutsford and its surrounding villages can fill out an online survey – or write a letter – in a bid to get more trains passing through the area.

MP helps out with St Lukes volunteers

Knutsford Guardian: Fiona Bruce is pressing for a review of the abortion legislation

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MP Fiona Bruce spent time helping St Luke’s volunteers at the Holmes Chapel appeal day last month.

Grants up for grabs from Gannett

Knutsford Guardian: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

12:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Knutsford Guardian is once again offering charities in the area the chance to apply for a Gannett grant, with between £5,000 and £10,000 on offer.

Meller Braggins unveils new look for Knutsford office

Knutsford Guardian:

11:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FIRM of Knutsford estate agents has introduced a new look and website to improve its offering to customers buying, selling, letting and auctioning property in the county.

Heavy traffic on roads around Knutsford and Holmes Chapel after bridge incident

Knutsford Guardian:

10:26am Thursday 24th July 2014

TRAFFIC on roads around Knutsford and Holmes Chapel is heavy this morning after the M6 was shut southbound - but has since reopened - due to concrete falling from a bridge.

Outdoor cinema no longer in the frame

Knutsford Guardian: Classic films on outdoor big screens in south east London this summer

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS to stage an outdoor cinema event on the Heath have been scrapped.

RHS Tatton Flower Show 2014

Knutsford Guardian: More than 100,000 expected at Tatton Park RHS Flower Show in Knutsford

9:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TATTON Park welcomes the RHS Show this year and the Guardian will be here bringing all the latest from the five-day event.

New lease of life for The Old Vicarage Hotel

Knutsford Guardian:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PUB owner is set to breathe life into an empty 17th century coaching inn and hotel in Holmes Chapel.

Knutsford primary school could be set for relocation due to high demand for places

Knutsford Guardian: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PRIMARY school in the heart of Knutsford is considering relocating to the nearby Knutsford Academy site to meet growing demand.

'A total lack of respect': Knutsfordians slam Moor litterers

Knutsford Guardian:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

KNUTSFORDIANS have spoken of their disgust after litter – including broken bottles, cigarette papers, pizza boxes and cans of lager – were left strewn across the Moor at the weekend.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area of Knutsford? The Office of National Statistics has released a quiz challenging your knowledge

Knutsford Guardian: Tourism 'booming' in Knutsford and Cheshire

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

How many people in Knutsford have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Mayor on the hunt for Knutsford's best amateur baker

Knutsford Guardian:

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUDDING Mary Berrys and Paul Hollywoods are being invited to thrust their baking skills under the spotlight on Sunday August 3 – and all for a good cause.

M56 bridge set to be knocked down

Knutsford Guardian: Progress on the M56 bridge so far

2:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

KNUTSFORDIANS who fancy a trip into Manchester by car on the first weekend of August have been told a bridge over the motorway leading into the city is set to be demolished.

Air Ambulance at the scene after M6 crash at junction 19

Knutsford Guardian:

11:22am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO lanes of the M6 are blocked between junction 18 and junction 19 after a crash this morning, Tuesday.

Firefighters continue action after eight-day strike

Knutsford Guardian: VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

10:56am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS across Cheshire have come to the end of their eight-day strike, but will continue with further action.

Ruby's get decked out in Meccanica gear ahead of autumn concerts

Knutsford Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SUCCESSFUL Manchester band has chosen a Knutsford clothing brand as their ‘main style’ choice this week.

You can take part in consultation on waste strategy

Knutsford Guardian:

5:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

CHESHIRE East Council is holding a consultation on the authority’s waste strategy objectives, and is now urging members of the public to take part.

New look for Old Sessions after busy two years

Knutsford Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A KNUTSFORD pub has been completely refurbished after its owners admitted the amount of business it has had since it opened two years ago had left it ‘absolutely battered’.

Steve handed top award after key role in Cranage murder trial

Knutsford Guardian:

2:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A POLICE staff member who played a crucial part in gathering evidence that resulted in a man being jailed for life for the murder of a Cranage woman has been commended by Cheshire’s top cop.

Get yourself down to Tatton's Home Farm during summer holidays

Knutsford Guardian:

11:20am Monday 21st July 2014

STAFF at Tatton’s Home Farm have been busy creating a highly imaginative – and educational – programme of summer holiday activities for children to immerse themselves during their six weeks off.

Man cut free from van after Over Peover collision

Knutsford Guardian:

10:36am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN had to be cut free from a van following a road traffic collision on the A50 on Saturday July 19.

Peover pupils get prepared for their 100 year birthday celebrations

Knutsford Guardian:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

PUPILS at Peover Superior Primary School will be learning what it’s like to be a child in bygone times as part of the school’s 100th birthday celebrations.

Town gets ready for RHS Show with displays of their own

Knutsford Guardian: Peter Murray and Michelle Seddon from Pulse of Perfumery on Princess Street dressed their store in honour of the RHS

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

KNUTSFORD businesses are set to welcome visitors to the RHS Show at Tatton Park this week with fabulous floral displays of their own.

Families can learn about ancient pottery in Goostrey

Knutsford Guardian: SITE HISTORY: Roman pottery that was discovered at the site.

7:50am Sunday 20th July 2014

FAMILIES are being offered a hands-on day out at Blackden, near Goostrey, to learn about old pottery.

History fan turns interest into business

Knutsford Guardian:

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

FAMILY history enthusiast Paul Kettlewell has turned his interest in unearthing the past into a business.

Plan for new homes blocked by councillors

Knutsford Guardian: A plan of the proposed homes on land off Parkgate Lane

2:40pm Saturday 19th July 2014

DEVELOPERS have had their plans to build 14 new homes in Parkgate Lane, Knutsford, thrown out.

Families share community breakfast at High Legh

Knutsford Guardian:

11:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

HIGH Legh Primary invited pupils, siblings, parents and grandparents to share in its final community breakfast of the year on Friday.

Estate agents hold ‘It’s a Knockout’ day in aid of two hospices

Knutsford Guardian: Bobby Shahlavi, Paula McGibbon and Tracy Lyons man Gascoigne Halman’s stall

8:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

KNUTSFORD-based estate agent Gascoigne Halman recently gathered its staff from across its 18 offices to participate in a team building day with a difference.

Rise in ‘red’ calls leads to delay warning

Knutsford Guardian: North West Ambulance Service vehicles will transfer to a new base

4:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

AMBULANCES that cover Knutsford and the surrounding area are experiencing an ‘unprecedented’ rise in the number of seriously ill patients – and bosses have warned this could lead to delays for those with less serious conditions.

Highways Agency and Met Office warning ahead of predicted weekend thunderstorms

Knutsford Guardian: A large pool of water appeared next to Epsom Downs Racecourse last week following heavy rain

3:25pm Friday 18th July 2014

ROAD users across England - including those in the north west - are being warned to take extra care during heavy, thundery showers expected this weekend.

A50 closed at Mere after cyclist collision

Knutsford Guardian: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

2:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE have closed part of the A50, close to the A556 junction in Mere after a cyclist was knocked off their bike.

Crowds turn out in force for opening of new Moor play area

Knutsford Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

HUNDREDS of excited children – and parents – turned out in force to mark the reopening of Knutsford’s Moor play area.

Trio set up youth orchestra for Knutsford

Knutsford Guardian:

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW youth orchestra is being launched to give budding musicians the chance to play together and be coached by professional musicians.

Back our bid for rail service overhaul

Knutsford Guardian:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

RESIDENTS have been urged to get behind a campaign launched by the Guardian and the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership to get a half-hourly service connecting our towns and villages to Manchester and Chester.

Charity teams take the strain at Chelford festival

Knutsford Guardian:

6:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TUG of war teams pulled in the pounds for East Cheshire Hospice at Chelford Village Hall at the weekend.

Mayor gets involved in chilli eating competition at food festival

Knutsford Guardian:

4:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

KNUTSFORD’S mayor headed along to Tatton Park on Tuesday to support the upcoming Foodies Festival taking place this weekend.

Pickmere man's Matterhorn rematch

Knutsford Guardian: Ready to go: hiking gear, with a view of the Matterhorn behind

1:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN ADVENTURER from Pickmere is returning to Switzerland for a rematch with an old enemy.

Health boost just the tonic for regional trusts

Knutsford Guardian: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is finding the cuts

11:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

A MEDICAL director has been appointed to help drive forward patient service improvements across part of Greater Manchester and East Cheshire.

40th anniversary of parish priest’s ordination

Knutsford Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed into St Vincent De Paul RC Church in Knutsford on Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordination of parish priest, Father John Joyce.

WI choir’s on song for Pickmere show

Knutsford Guardian: Pickmere Lake and the surrounding area

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Weaver Valley WI choir will bring a lively programme of music to Pickmere Sunday Afternoon Teas by the Lake on July 27.

21 arrests in Cheshire as part of vast anti-paedophile operation

Knutsford Guardian: SAFETY FEATURES: Google and Microsoft are to make it harder to access child abuse images on the internet

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHESHIRE Constabulary has arrested 21 people from across the county as part of a nationwide operation to target online paedophiles.

Relief for protest group as plant proposal rejected - but applicant has said he will appeal

Knutsford Guardian: Ray Brown with his son Adam next to plans for the green energy plant 	Picture: Nick Jones n123840

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A FARMER has said he will get an independent review on a decision by environmental officers that has seen them reject his plans to build a biogas plant in Twemlow.

Get behind campaign for better rail service in mid Cheshire

Knutsford Guardian:

6:20pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

RESIDENTS have been urged to get behind a campaign launched by the Guardian and the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership to get a half-hourly service connecting our towns and villages to Manchester and Chester.

Homes bid deferred after airport flightpath fears

Knutsford Guardian: Harman Technology in Mobberley

5:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN application to build 375 homes in Mobberley as part of a £100 million ‘masterplan’ has been deferred after environmental health officers said that those living on the estate could develop health problems due to aircraft noise.

Holmes Chapel footballers net cash boost

Knutsford Guardian:

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

YOUNG footballers from Holmes Chapel are no longer using jumpers for goalposts after receiving a donation of £1,000 to buy new equipment.

Drivers using the M56, A556 and M6 in Cheshire advised to plan alternative routes during Tatton Flower Show

Knutsford Guardian: Diversions in place while roads are resurfaced

11:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Highways Agency is reminding drivers using the M56, A556 and M6 in Cheshire that the annual RHS Tatton Show is taking place later this month.

Tribute to mum who thrived on civic duty

Knutsford Guardian:

11:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE daughter of a former mayor of Knutsford has paid tribute to her mother’s involvement in the town’s civic life.

Windmill Wood to be sold to private bidder after failing to sell at auction

Knutsford Guardian:

7:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WOOD on the outskirts of Knutsford that failed to sell at an auction this week is set to be sold to a private bidder, the Guardian can reveal.

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