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Fire Authority agrees Council Tax increase and further review of staffing at Wilmslow station

Fire Authority agrees Council Tax increase and further review of staffing at Wilmslow station

Following a consultation about its plans for the year ahead, members of the Cheshire Fire Authority have agreed to increase the service's Council Tax…
One-way system and new parking bays proposed for Chorley Hall Lane

One-way system and new parking bays proposed for Chorley Hall Lane

Local residents are being invited to have their say about proposals to make part of Chorley Hall Lane one-way and create 18 new 24 hour parking spaces.…
Crowdfunding platform launches appeal over revised apartment plans

Crowdfunding platform launches appeal over revised apartment plans

A property crowdfunding platform has launched an appeal against the planning committee's refusal of their plans to build three or four apartments in Alderley…
Plans to refurbish upstairs of the Festival Hall progress

Plans to refurbish upstairs of the Festival Hall progress

Alderley Edge Parish Council are pressing on with plans to refurbish the first floor of the Festival Hall to create additional meeting rooms and toilets.…
Barlow's Beef: Do you recall The Big Society?

Barlow's Beef: Do you recall The Big Society?

Do you recall The Big Society; education, education, education; we are all in this together and the catastrophic Weapons of Mass Destruction? Are we now…
The Dogfather: Changing behaviour problems with the magic pill

The Dogfather: Changing behaviour problems with the magic pill

" I have two terriers that fight each other and are very aggressive to other dogs and I need you to sort them out," said a caller earlier this week. I…
Legal challenge forces council to backtrack on removal of garden village from neighbourhood plan

Legal challenge forces council to backtrack on removal of garden village from neighbourhood plan

Following a legal challenge, Cheshire East Council has backtracked on their decision to remove the North Cheshire Garden Village from the emerging Handforth…
Adventures on the high seas for the Alderley Edge Orchestra

Adventures on the high seas for the Alderley Edge Orchestra

For their next concert the Alderley Edge Orchestra, under the baton of Richard Howarth, takes to the high seas for some romance and adventure. On Saturday…
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Hockey: Junior teams qualify for North finals

Hockey: Junior teams qualify for North finals

The U16 girls and the U14 boys join the already qualified U14 girls in their respective England Hockey U14 and U16 North Finals after good wins in their…
Residents urged to make sure their property is secure after spate of burglaries

Residents urged to make sure their property is secure after spate of burglaries

Police are urging residents to make sure they lock their homes, vehicles and also their garden sheds to help prevent would-be thieves from accessing items…
Police to check safety of HGVs transporting dangerous goods

Police to check safety of HGVs transporting dangerous goods

Cheshire Police is taking part in a national week of action making sure commercial hauliers are travelling on our roads safely. Officers will be patrolling…
More bedrooms needed to make village pub a viable business

More bedrooms needed to make village pub a viable business

Plans have been submitted to erect an annex building at a vacant public house in Little Warford to create an additional 10 bedrooms. Ribble Valley Inns,…
Girls swap their school uniform for guiding uniform to mark World Thinking Day

Girls swap their school uniform for guiding uniform to mark World Thinking Day

Girlguiding Alderley District are delighted that the majority of schools in the area are allowing any Rainbows, Brownies and Guides to wear their Guiding…
Heroes wanted to spring clean our village

Heroes wanted to spring clean our village

A group of volunteers have decided to take part in the Great British Spring Clean to spruce up the village. The Great British Spring Clean will take place…
Reader's Photo: Heron flying across Black Lake

Reader's Photo: Heron flying across Black Lake

Steve Palmer kindly sent us this photo which he shot early morning at Black Lake on Lindow Common in Wilmslow, showing a heron flying across the lake,…
Firefighters extinguish house fire on Knutsford Road

Firefighters extinguish house fire on Knutsford Road

Firefighters spent over two hours dealing with a house fire in Alderley Edge on Tuesday, 14th February. Fire engines from Wilmslow, Alsager and Macclesfield…
Neighbourhood Plan to have no influence over Handforth garden village

Neighbourhood Plan to have no influence over Handforth garden village

As previously reported on wilmslow.co.uk, work is now well underway to create a Neighbourhood Plan for Handforth, which is a community led plan that sets…