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  • Man sentenced for 3 day rooftop protest at Cheshire home of Government minister

    A man has been sentenced for staging a 57 hour roof top protest at the Cheshire home of Government Minister Edward Timpson. Chester Magistrates Court heard that Eugene Lukjanenko, 60, a “Fathers for Justice” campaigner, staged the...

    • Posted October 15, 2017
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  • Free over 50’s gym sessions for Knutsford residents

    Knutsford based Anytime Fitness have launched a new initiative to encourage over 50’s to take steps towards a longer and healthy life. The ‘One You Wednesday’s’ campaign aims to support those aged over 50 to be physically...

    • Posted October 14, 2017
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  • Over half of trains late on Mid Cheshire line

    Almost 60% of trains were late on the Mid Cheshire line in the past 5 months according to Cllr Andrew Cooper, who also said that freight trains were causing problems on rail infrastructure. Mike Amesbury, MP for...

    • Posted October 6, 2017
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  • Cheshire woman takes on Mission 500

    Sandbach resident Olivia Masi is taking part in a wildlife saving mission that has caught the attention of wildlife conservation celebrities across Europe. The project is all about raising awareness of cruelty to birds – including poaching...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
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  • Racist incidents reported on the rise in Cheshire

    660 racially or religiously aggravated incidents were recorded by Cheshire Police in 2016-2017, up 20% from 535 in 2015-2016. There were almost twice as many incidents in the second quarter of the year over summer. This has...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Chief Constable of Cheshire Police suspended

    Following allegations of gross misconduct, the chief constable of Cheshire police – Simon Byrne has been suspended. PC David Keane said in a statement: “Following receipt of the investigation report, and having carefully considered the evidence, I...

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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  • Traffic incident at J19 and J20 causes delays and train incident at Holmes Chapel

    A three car pile up between junctions 19 and 20 near Knutsford has caused significant traffic delays, including a broken down lorry blocking traffic. Traffic on the northbound carriageway saw queues of around 90 minutes. All lanes...

    • Posted August 21, 2017
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  • Man sentenced for racially abusing a traffic warden.

    A man who subjected a traffic warden to a torrent of racist abuse in Chester has been sentenced. Chester Magistrates Court heard that Mark Winstanley, who’s 36 and from Chester, hurled abuse at a traffic warden in...

    • Posted August 10, 2017
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  • Tatton and The Moor win Green Flag awards

    In recognition of high standards in parks services, Tatton Park and the Moor have both kept their Green Flag status after being awarded again in 2017. Measured to international standards, the parks were judged on their maintenance,...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Over £1,000 raised at Knutsford Fire Station Car Wash

    Knutsford Fire Station raised over £1,000 with support from the local community from a car wash held at the station. The fundraising activity was held in aid of Birchwood firefighter Vicki Griffiths, who has been left unable...

    • Posted July 31, 2017
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