Month: February 2016

Clean for the Queen

  As part of The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, the ‘Clean for The Queen’ campaign aims to inspire a million people to make the places where they live more beautiful by removing litter.  Please join us on Saturday 5th March


The smyle for Cheshire West app allows you to report problems such as graffiti, fly-tipping, litter and dog fouling on your street to your local authority Cheshire West and Chester Council It brings together citizens and local authority workers to

Northwich Local Policing Unit

Policing the areas of Northwich, Winsford, Tarporley, Sandiway & Cuddington Voicemail: 0845-458-6378 Update 26th February 2016 Overnight 20th February 2016 there were three burglaries in the Hartford area. On Chester Road keys were taken to a Ford Torneo and the vehicle

Rural Vulnerability Service

RURAL BROADBAND – February 2016 Better broadband – and the lack of it – is the focus of this newsletter from the Rural Vulnerability Service, brought to you by the Rural England Community Interest Company and the Rural Services Network. Rural

Rural Spotlight on Young People

  A roundup of news, research and work provided by the Rural Services Network, highlighting issues for young people in rural areas in the last 12 months. Click on the link for more details:  spotlight-on-young-people-in-rural-areas

Rotary Club of Northwich Swimathon 2016

This year’s event is at Northwich Memorial Court Swimming Pool on 12th and 13th March 2016. This is a fun, fund raising event for all the family to get involved in. If you have 4 or 5 friends, relatives or

St Luke’s Jazz and Swing Concert

3rd March 7pm, Northwich Memorial Court, Chesterway, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5QL Featuring… The Sir John Deanes’s Jazz Band and Guest Vocalists Buy your tickets from Northwich Memorial Court, CRS Consultants Northwich, Sir John Deanne’s College Reception or online at

The Good Citizen Award Scam

Action Fraud has been receiving reports of an advanced fee fraud whereby suspects phone a member of the public and claim to be calling on behalf of the UK (or British) Government Grant Department. They go on to state that

Report it to Cheshire West and Chester Council

Waste and street cleaning issues Abandoned or untaxed vehicle Dog fouling or animal remains Flytipping Graffiti and vandalism Light pollution Litter reporting and litter bin problems Needles and syringes Waste collection problems Crime and disorder issues Abuse or neglect of

Northwich Apprenticeship Jobs & Careers Fair

Thursday 25 February 2016, 6:00pm – 9:00pm held at the Northwich Memorial Court, Chesterway, Northwich, CW9 5QJ. If you are a young person considering taking up an apprenticeship in the autumn or a parent of a young person and want to

Keep it simple: RSPB’s plea for bird boxes

  The RSPB warns gardeners against putting up pretty bird boxes because they can attract predators and overheat chicks. The RSPB has warned that colourful bird boxes can attract predators. Unusual designs and materials may not be safe for nesting

Movers and Shakers fund launched by Active Cheshire

Active Cheshire are delighted to announce the launch of our ‘Movers & Shakers’ fund, which has been put in place to support town/parish councils, community groups, schools and businesses to encourage people to be more active. They are offering up to

Volunteers Needed

Are you willing to use your car to help others get about? Cheshire Community Development Trust can pay something towards your fuel costs and get you out and about too!! Click here for more info  

Tonight’s Meeting 15th Feb

Please be aware that tonight’s Parish Council Meeting will be held at Hartford Parish Hall, which is the building next to Hartford Tennis Club, off Chester Road, Hartford. The meeting starts at 7.30pm. The meeting has been moved due to

Thank you Jim’s Mowing!

Just a quick Parish Council ‘thank you’ to Rob Chisolm of Jim’s Mowing for quickly removing a fallen tree from the river path today, as a favour to our community…..thank you Rob….

New secure fence – Stretton Walk

After identifying issues with a large fence at the back of Stretton Walk, Jim’s Mowing has completed a completely new stretch of chain-link fencing.  The holes in the old fence were providing a cut through, and the area needed securing