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Witness appeal to train derailment

3:01pm Friday 19th December 2008

BRITISH Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a train was derailed after hitting a car.

Congleton's Woolworths store due to shut by January 5

1:11pm Thursday 18th December 2008

CONGLETON’S Woolworth store will close by January 5 unless a buyer can be found for the company in the next few days.

Young ambassadors for London Olympics

12:49pm Wednesday 17th December 2008

ALSAGER School pupils are to play a major role in raising awareness of the 2012 Olympics.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision

11:12am Wednesday 17th December 2008

A 17-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after a collision yesterday evening, Tuesday.

Leighton Hospital reopens to new patients

10:44am Wednesday 17th December 2008

PHIL Morley, Chief Executive of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said this morning he was pleased to report that, after a busy afternoon, Leighton Hospital was last night reopened to all new patients.

Hospitals close doors to new patients

5:09pm Tuesday 16th December 2008

MID CHESHIRE Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is asking for the support of the local community as an unprecedented number of patients are using its services at Leighton Hospital, Crewe and Victoria Infirmary, Northwich.

Accolades for council employees

10:16am Tuesday 16th December 2008

CONGLETON Borough Council recognised and celebrated employee achievements on Friday night at Sandbach Town Hall as part of the annual staff Christmas party.

It's panto time at the Radway club

10:07am Tuesday 16th December 2008

RADWAY Green Sports and Social Club is getting into the Christmas spirit with a festive panto and comedy show.

Royal reward for Redesmere sailing trio

4:05pm Friday 12th December 2008

THREE members of Redesmere Sailing Club received Community Awards from HRH the Princess Royal, President of the RYA, at a ceremony in London.

Can you help Rudyard Lake volunteers?

3:46pm Friday 12th December 2008

PEOPLE are invited to help with a pre-Christmas project at Rudyard Lake.

Help police beat the bogus callers

3:40pm Friday 12th December 2008

CONGLETON police officers are asking everyone to do their bit to help beat doorstep crime.

Spanish end of term finale at St Gabriel's

3:39pm Friday 12th December 2008

PUPILS at St Gabriel’s Primary School in Alsager are to end term with a Latin flourish as they complete a term of Spanish lessons.

Water works start next week in Congleton

12:02pm Thursday 11th December 2008

CONGLETON’S water supply will soon be tasting better than ever thanks to United Utilities.

Bridestones revamp scheme unveiled

Congleton Guardian: An impression of how the new market square and supermarket could look

4:24pm Monday 8th December 2008

PROPERTY developers have unveiled their multi-million pound vision for transforming Congleton’s Bridestones Centre.

Bears slash ticket prices

12:31pm Monday 8th December 2008

CONGLETON Town are slashing their ticket prices to attract supporters to Booth Street.

Think carefully before splashing out on Lapland-themed events

5:00pm Sunday 7th December 2008

FAMILIES are being advised to think carefully before buying tickets for Lapland themed Christmas events.

Liam learns about ground-breaking project

12:00pm Sunday 7th December 2008

YOUNG biologists have been given a unique chance to learn more about the ground-breaking Human Genome Project.

Festive folk in the round

9:00am Sunday 7th December 2008

FOLKM gets festive at the New Vic in Newcastle on December 17 as the legendary Albion Band come to the round for one unmissable evening.

Thanks for your support

5:00pm Saturday 6th December 2008

CONGLETON Borough Council is hosting a celebration in Congleton Park next week to thank everyone involved in two public art projects, called Art in Gardens, which were installed earlier this year.

MP Ann urges people to use their vote

12:00pm Saturday 6th December 2008

CONGLETON West Rangers welcomed local MP Ann Winterton to their meeting.

Go-ahead for 12 new children's centres

9:00am Saturday 6th December 2008

COUNTY councillors have given the go-ahead for a further 12 children’s centres to be opened across Cheshire.

Schoolchildren have fun at new park play area

5:00pm Friday 5th December 2008

MORE than 70 children from Pikemere and Highfields Primary Schools in Alsager were the first to enjoy a new play area in Milton Park this week after it was officially opened by Congleton Borough Mayor Colin Burgess.

Here's to a happy Christmas!

Congleton Guardian: Education volunteers Carole Owen and John Deakin raise a toast with trust press officer Debbie Peers, left

4:42pm Friday 5th December 2008

LITTLE Moreton Hall volunteers are pictured in period costume raising a toast to the festive season from a traditional wassail bowl.

450 redundancies in Woolworth's head office and support operations

3:09pm Friday 5th December 2008

THE joint administrators of Woolworths Plc have today, Friday, announced 450 redundancies in the company’s support operations at Marylebone Road, London, and Castleton, Rochdale.

Parents and villagers urged to attend closure plans session

3:53pm Wednesday 3rd December 2008

PARENTS and villagers opposed to school closure plans are being urged to have their say at a consultation session next week.

Free entry to museum for festive celebrations

12:01pm Wednesday 3rd December 2008

ADMISSION to Congleton Museum will be free next Saturday, December 13, to mark the arrival of Father Christmas at its annual Christmas exhibition.

Mow Cop children's message of friendship

5:19pm Tuesday 2nd December 2008

PETER Lascelles took a message of friendship from Mow Cop schoolchildren when he embarked on a trip of a lifetime to Africa to help malnourished youngsters in Tanzania.

Jessica chosen for dressage festival down under

12:15pm Tuesday 2nd December 2008

THE British Olympic Association has selected Jessica Dunn as one of three dressage riders competing in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Alex wins award for "immense" contribution to tennis

12:00pm Tuesday 2nd December 2008

CONGLETON Tennis Club chairman Alex Burton has received a major award to mark his outstanding contribution to the sport.

Barclays back Alsager hospice supporters

10:48am Tuesday 2nd December 2008

HOSPICE supporters have double reason for fundraising celebration thanks to the backing of Barclays Bank.

Daven children to unveil new-look Co-op

5:00pm Monday 1st December 2008

CONGLETON schoolchildren are the guests of honour on Thursday, December 4, to unveil a new-look food store.

Singalong pupils help set new world record

Congleton Guardian: Alsager School pupils celebrate the new world record

12:00pm Monday 1st December 2008

ALSAGER School pupils have hit the high notes to help set a new world record.

Success for Micah at The Winter Gardens

Congleton Guardian: Micah and Logan show off their awards

11:24am Monday 1st December 2008

NINE-YEAR-OLD Micah Pugh from Alsager scored success at a national dance championships.

Park paths to close for improvements

9:51am Monday 1st December 2008

CONGLETON Borough Council is to start work next Tuesday, December 9, on improving the paths in Congleton Park.

Festive wassailing at Little Moreton Hall

5:00pm Sunday 30th November 2008

THIS Christmas visitors to Little Moreton Hall have a treat in store - the chance to see a traditional Wassail Bowl which has been specially made for the hall by Stuart King, a woodturner from Buckinghamshire.

Top nomination for football-mad Todd

12:00pm Sunday 30th November 2008

FOOTBALL-MAD Todd Govan’s dedication to the spirit of sport has earned him a nomination for a top national award.

Poppy appeal could top £10,000

Congleton Guardian: Mr Sutton with members of Alsager Ladies Circle

9:00am Sunday 30th November 2008

POPPY appeal organiser Jim Sutton is hoping this year’s collection will top the £10,000 mark.

Win tickets to Cinderella at Buxton Opera House

5:00pm Saturday 29th November 2008

PANTO lovers have the chance to start the new year with a trip to see Cinderella at Buxton Opera House.

Festive blitz on drink drivers

12:00pm Saturday 29th November 2008

MOTORISTS across North Staffordshire who drink and drug drive this Christmas won’t stand a chance, police have warned.

Advice lifeline for cash-strapped families

9:00am Saturday 29th November 2008

PEOPLE having trouble paying their mortgage have been thrown a lifeline by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and Citizens’ Advice Bureaux.

Royal congratulations for Laura

Congleton Guardian: Laura shakes hands with The Princess Royal

4:25pm Friday 28th November 2008

ALSAGER youngster Laura Bradley, aged 18, received a personal congratulation from HRH The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace when she was honoured at the St John Ambulance Young Achievers’ Reception.

Bogus calls warning

4:05pm Friday 28th November 2008

ALSAGER residents are urged to be on their guard for bogus callers demanding payment of outstanding fines for not recycling.

Come along to tonight's Big Alsager Turn On

4:04pm Friday 28th November 2008

ALSAGER Town Council chairman Shirley Jones will switch on Alsager's Christmas lights tonight, Friday November 28.

Santa sets off on his tour of Biddulph

4:02pm Friday 28th November 2008

EXCITED Biddulph children are eagerly awaiting the visit of Santa as he prepares for his annual sleigh run.

Karen takes on Kilimanjaro challenge

Congleton Guardian: Karen checks the climbing gear she will need

3:58pm Friday 28th November 2008

CLIMBING fan Karen Hogg takes on her greatest challenge in February 2009 when she bids to reach the summit of Africa's highest peak.

Children invited to try out new park play area

10:40am Thursday 27th November 2008

ALSAGER residents are being invited to attend next week's official opening of a new play area.

Lifeline for school campaigners

10:38am Thursday 27th November 2008

CAMPAIGNING parents have been thrown a lifeline in their battle to save a village school from closure.

Have your say on Bridestones extension

10:35am Thursday 27th November 2008

CONGLETON people are invited to have their say on long-awaited plans to extend the Bridestones Centre.

Santa's welcome to Congleton's switch-on celebrations

Congleton Guardian: Santa promotes the switch-on celebrations

11:45am Thursday 27th November 2008

SANTA paid a flying visit to Congleton on Tuesday to remind children of his eagerly-awaited visit tomorrow, Friday.

Congleton guide aims to attract Christmas shoppers

6:02pm Monday 24th November 2008

LOOK no further than Congleton when you are doing your Christmas shopping.


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