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Police to highlight problems of excessive drinking in the county

Middlewich Guardian: THE Mayor of Chard has raised concerns over underage drinking.

7:47am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE in Cheshire will be spending time this week highlighting the problems of alcohol abuse in the county.

Middlewich woman died after dropping below four stone

Middlewich Guardian: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE husband of a woman from Middlewich who died due to ‘severe malnutrition’ broke down in the coroner’s court as he explained his wife ‘did not want to die’.

Unsung heroes from Middlewich sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

Middlewich Guardian:

3:47pm Monday 15th September 2014

COMMUNITY heroes from across Middlewich are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'.

Children to be awarded for reading challenge

Middlewich Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

MIDDLEWICH Library’s Summer Reading Challenge has now finished and will be holding an Awards Ceremony to celebrate the children who completed it.

Middlewich boys from the 1930s

Middlewich Guardian: (10291120)

12:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

READERS hope to evoke some memories with this 1930s primary school photograph.

Houses could be built among home-wrecking weed

Middlewich Guardian: Japanese knotweed is an invasive pest in UK gardens.

7:40am Friday 12th September 2014

WASTELAND off King Street where an application has been lodged to build new homes is plagued with a weed which can destroy buildings.

Morrisons launch food education programme in Winsford and Middlewich

Middlewich Guardian:

9:54am Friday 12th September 2014

MORRISONS is launching the Academy of Food in Winsford and Middlewich – a free education programme designed to help children understand where good food comes from.

Church awarded silver standard after volunteers' work

Middlewich Guardian:

2:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ST Michael and All Angels Church yard has been awarded Silver Standard at this year’s Middlewich in Bloom due to the hard work of the town’s volunteers.

Middlewich man's mission to help residents tackle technology

Middlewich Guardian:

9:35am Thursday 11th September 2014

A SEVENTY-three-year-old photographer from Middlewich is embarking on his mission to teach modern technology skills to residents.

Local Plan to reach 'major milestone'

Middlewich Guardian:

4:52pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHESHIRE East’s Local Plan will reach a ‘major milestone’ next as it will undergo the final examination hearings.

Construction site work traps disabled pensioner in his own home

Middlewich Guardian:

9:53am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DISABLED man and his diabetic wife have been made ‘prisoners in their own home’ after workers barricaded their drive.

Council leader calls for reunification of Cheshire

Middlewich Guardian:

5:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHESHIRE East Council Leader, Councillor Michael Jones, is calling for the reunification of Cheshire in a bold move designed to bring back a county council for the borough.

Parking charges under review

Middlewich Guardian:

1:50pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHESHIRE East Council says it is reviewing its parking charges to see how it can better support local towns and businesses.

Cledford Primary gets 'good' ofsted report

Middlewich Guardian: Jasmine Fox aged 9, and, Grace Westray aged 10 from Cledford Primary School

3:24pm Monday 8th September 2014

CLEDFORD Primary School has entered the new school year on a high after a successful Ofsted report.

Families welcome on Wobbly Wheelers bike ride

Middlewich Guardian:

11:29am Monday 8th September 2014

MIDDLEWICH cycling group Wobbly Wheelers will be heading off on a guided bicycle ride to Brereton Heath on Sunday, September 14.

Open evening at Middlewich High

Middlewich Guardian: Primary school children taught about First World War at Middlewich High

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

MIDDLEWICH High School will be hosting an open evening on Thursday, September 25.

Thousands of cyclists ride through Middlewich

Middlewich Guardian: TENS of thousands of cyclists streamed across the South Downs this weekend as they took on a 54-mile charity cycle challenge.
Now in its 39th year, The London to Brighton Bike Ride is the oldest and largest charity ride in Europe – having raised £60 m

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

THOUSANDS of cyclists made their way through Middlewich for the Manchester 100 mile ride last week, with a slight detour causing chaos among cyclists and motorists alike.

Fiona Bruce welcomes binge drinking pledge

Middlewich Guardian: Fiona Bruce MP voted for the ammendment.

5:36pm Friday 5th September 2014

MIDDLEWICH MP Fiona Bruce has welcomed new government pledges to tackle Britain’s binge-drinking culture.

Mother raises more than £2,000 in memory of son

Middlewich Guardian:

11:03am Friday 5th September 2014

A MOTHER who shaved off her long locks in memory of her son has spoke of her delight at the amount of support she has received from the community.

Middlewich thrilled with postcode honour

Middlewich Guardian:

9:32am Thursday 4th September 2014

MIDDLEWICH residents were given a pleasant surprise last week when the town was named as one of the most desirable postcodes in the country.

Middlewich woman plants tree for First World War hero great granddad

Middlewich Guardian:

7:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WOMAN from Middlewich has planted a tree in honour of her Great Granddad after discovering he was awarded several medals for his bravery in the First World War.

Badger vaccination scheme launched for Cheshire

Middlewich Guardian: Farmers say badgers spread bovine TB and that a cull is needed because of the devastating impact the disease is having on livestock

3:15pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The Government has launched a scheme to vaccinate badgers in Cheshire against bovine tuberculosis as part of efforts to tackle the disease in livestock.

Middlewich Citizens Advice Bureau appeals for volunteers

Middlewich Guardian: Sue Bywater, chief executive of Ryedale Citizens Advice Bureau, and the team at their new offices at Stanley Harrison House near Malton rail station

1:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Citizens Advice Bureau in Middlewich is appealing for volunteers to spare a few hours each week.

Middlewich to go back in time for cabaret evening

Middlewich Guardian:

9:36am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MIDDLEWICH will be taken back in time with an evening of vintage entertainment in tribute to the First World War.

African warrior troupe to visit Middlewich

Middlewich Guardian:

11:30am Monday 1st September 2014

AN African warrior troupe is set to visit Middlewich for the first time to help raise money for their village in Kenya.

Middlewich ex-soldier David Blakeley marries model Jodie Kidd

Middlewich Guardian:

9:34am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER soldier from Middlewich has tied the knot with model Jodie Kidd with an extravagant Hello! magazine wedding. 

North West Ambulance Service forms partnership with police to make Cheshire roads safer

Middlewich Guardian: LIFE SUPPORT: Defibrillators can be used, even by people with no medical knowledge, to save lives

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

CHESHIRE roads will soon be even made safer thanks to a life-saving donation from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

Art enthusiasts invited to exhibition in Byley

Middlewich Guardian: Exhibition is highlight of college’s year of art

8:20am Sunday 31st August 2014

ART enthusiasts are being invited to visit a two-day art exhibition in Byley.

M6 set for September closures between J18 and J19

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE M6 motorway is scheduled to be closed overnight between J18 and J19 on various nights throughout September.

Rape not recorded as a crime at Cheshire Police - inspection finds

Middlewich Guardian:

5:38pm Thursday 28th August 2014

GENUINE reports of rape are not being recognised as crimes by Cheshire Police meaning victims are not being supported, according to a critical report published today.

Sandbach team take the Middlewich Boat Pull crown

Middlewich Guardian:

11:49am Friday 29th August 2014

THE White Horse pub struggled to maintain their title at this year’s Middlewich Boat Pull with a team from Sandbach taking the trophy.

Middlewich men offered free night out

Middlewich Guardian:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Round Table is offering men of Middlewich a chance to go on a free night out with the lads.

Middlewich community extends hand to help nearby towns

Middlewich Guardian:

1:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE Middlewich community has once again proved it is not selfish when it comes to fundraising by extending a hand to help raise funds for nearby towns.

'Stupid drivers' cause concern at Newton Bank one-way system

Middlewich Guardian:

8:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

DRIVERS go the wrong way around the one-way system at Newton Bank on a daily basis according to residents who live facing the island.

Middlewich man beats one-in-a-million cancer for the third time

Middlewich Guardian:

12:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN from Middlewich has overcome a one-in-a-million rare form of cancer for the third time and claims his passion for running is one of the reasons he is still alive.

Middlewich Clean Team give up on town's play areas

Middlewich Guardian: Janet Chisholm, founder of Middlewich Clean Team with some of the members

8:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MIDDLEWICH Clean Team has stated that their members are now giving up on trying to keep the town’s parks and play areas tidy after constant vandalism.

End of the road for car tax disc

Middlewich Guardian: Police seize vehicles for not displaying tax disc

12:37pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

After more than 90 years affixed to British motorists' cars, the tax disc will be scrapped in just five weeks time.

More than 50 stalls on show at Makers Market

Middlewich Guardian: First Middlewich Makers Market is big success

5:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE last Middlewich Makers Market of the summer will be held Saturday, August 30, with more than 50 food, drink, art and craft stalls.

Rob’s running to reduce diabetes risk

Middlewich Guardian:

12:38pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MIDDLEWICH man who was given a reality check over his weight has decided to take part in the Bupa Great North Run and raise money for Diabetes UK by doing so.

New housing estate could be built in Middlewich

Middlewich Guardian:

9:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YET another housing estate will be built off King Street in Middlewich if a recent planning application is approved.

Middlewich has one of the 'most desirable' postcodes in the country

Middlewich Guardian: Middlewich housing development set to open to homebuyers

9:56am Monday 25th August 2014

MIDDLEWICH is said to have one of the 'most desirable' postcodes in the UK, according to a new study.

Dwarfs go on holiday to raise funds for Mothers' Union

Middlewich Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

MEMBERS of the Mothers’ Union Middlewich deanery have been jetting off on holiday with toy dwarfs to raise money for the union.

Holmes Chapel MP further develops annual aid mission to Africa

Middlewich Guardian: Business delegates celebrate receiving their certificates at the Burundi Chamber of Commerce at the end of their course with Fiona Bruce centre standing with the Chairman and General Secretary of the Burundi Chamber of Commerce

10:15am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HOLMES Chapel MP Fiona Bruce has just returned from her annual aid mission to Africa, this year to Burundi, the eight poorest country in the world.

Family fun day for Foodbank

Middlewich Guardian:

12:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TEENAGERS taking part in the National Citizen Service will be holding a family fun day in Middlewich to raise funds for the Mid Cheshire Foodbank.

Fiona Bruce MP asks constituents where they would like new postboxes

Middlewich Guardian: A Royal Mail post box

10:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

HOLMES Chapel MP Fiona Bruce is calling on her constituents to get involved with a new Royal Mail initiative.

Jones Homes start selling houses on Middlewich's Abbey Fields site

Middlewich Guardian:

9:24am Friday 22nd August 2014

JONES Homes have announced that they are now selling property for their Abbey Fields site in Middlewich.

GCSE Results day - live blog

Middlewich Guardian: 16-year-old Francesca Harrison collected her GCSE results with the support of big sister, Danielle (21).

9:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

THOUSANDS of youngsters across mid Cheshire are picking their results up this morning. Click here to find out how they have done.

Middlewich dancer opens her own studio

Middlewich Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DANCER from Middlewich is set to open her own dance studio and teach children from around Cheshire the art of dance, singing, and drama.

Middlewich High School students commended for 'exceptional' GCSE results

Middlewich Guardian: Pupils at Middlewich High School scored high in the GCSE examinations this year

3:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MIDDLEWICH High School’s headteacher has commended this year’s batch of GCSE students for doing ‘exceptionally well’ in their examinations.

Cheshire East offers grants to help voluntary groups

Middlewich 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

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CHESHIRE East Council is welcoming applications from voluntary and community groups who are seeking funding.

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