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Pride for three veterans presented with France's top military honour

Norman Iredale, 91, of Handforth and Robert Lasham, 94, and Eric Glennon, 91, of Wilmslow were given Legion D’Honneur by French ambassador.

Iranian man who walked into Wilmslow High School grounds handed to immigration officers

The 20 year old turned up cold and wet asking the caretaker for help.

Pictures: Young performers take to the stage for musical bonanza

More than 50 children took part in all-singing, all-dancing musical performances on stage.

Paramedic pushes for change in law to make life-saving equipment compulsory in public places

Sara Harris, 43, took a group of Wilmslow High School students to Parliament to fight for mandatory defibrillators and CPR training.

Nurse helps orphaned Kwesi find a new home

A trainee nurse has raised £5,000 to help find a new home for an orphan baby in Africa

A second shot at the Robins

Silkmen skipper's out to set the record straight on return to Altrincham

Independent and Tory candidate head to head in by election

Polling stations are open for the election for the Wilmslow East seat on Wilmslow Town Council.

Family heartache as troops pull out

Jamie was 24 when he died in March last year from wounds sustained during a Taliban attack on his patrol base in Helmand Province.

Pictures: The first Wilmslow Art Trail

Hundreds of visitors attended the inaugural event to view art at 17 venues around the town.

Wilmslow High School shut after power cut

The school has shut this lunchtime due to a power cut at the site and its surrounding area.

Pride as hero soldier added to memorial

The family of Lance Corporal Jamie Webb – who died in Afghanistan – laid a wreath as he was remembered at a special service at the National Memorial Arboretum.

Wilmslow High celebrate A-level success

Of the total grades five per cent were A* and almost half (48 per cent) were A* to B grades.

Trail artists and venues confirmed

ORGANISERS of the first ever Wilmslow Art Trail have revealed the full list of artists and venues involved.

Turnbull and Pilkington back at Macc

Two players sign up for more at the Moss Rose

Kick-off for World Cup events plan

A top football freestyler will coach young fans as part of a series of events in the town.


Honour for Hero Soldier

Lance Corporal Jamie Webb died in Afghanistan following a Taliban attack on his patrol base

The learning centre at Wilmslow High School

Wilmslow High School’s ‘outstanding’ £1.6m centre opens

The facility is an extension of the current pavilion and will be used by all pupils, but especially the sixth form and those students who follow an alternative curriculum.

Wilmslow High School’s Under-15s

Wilmslow’s winning start

The?junior football teams at Wilmslow High School have enjoyed a tremendous start to the season, going unbeaten during the first half-term and progressing well in the English Schools National Association Cups.

Wilmslow High School's Year 7 hockey team

Wilmslow High School’s new hockey venture proves a hit

Since September, boys’ hockey has been added to the extensive Sports Xtra programme in the school and has proved popular

James and Alex Stock

Brothers saddle up for mountain bike challenge

James and Alex Stock from Wilmslow are never happier than when tearing down a steep mountain on two wheels.

Town’s funeral tribute to sports car fan Flynn

Flynn, who started at Wilmslow High School in September, was just 11 when he died after a car accident on his way to school.

Family pay tribute after death of Flynn Morrissey, 11, in car crash tragedy

Flynn Morrissey, who had just joined year seven at Wilmslow High School, was on his way to school with his mum Nicky and brother Dylan when their car was in a collision with a sports car travelling in the opposite direction

The 1975

Wilmslow High School old boys The 1975 top charts with debut album

The 1975 and their namesake debut studio album – released early in September – raced to the UK’s top spot.

Help us by taking a book in to Wilnslow station

The Friends of Wilmslow Station has been set up to keep the station tidy and bring in improvements to help the town make a good first impression.

Court order being sought to move on travellers

A Cheshire East officer was due at county court yesterday to ask for a repossession order to remove 14 caravans and a motor home from the old Airparks site

Kate Hewison, new poppy appeal organiser

New Poppy Appeal boss Kate felt a call of duty

Kate Hewison, 49, saw the good work of the Royal British Legion at first hand when her dad Sidney Hall was supported by the charity.

High notes for a Wilmslow Music Festival first

Families turned out for the first Wilmslow Music Festival

Action call over travellers’ camp in Wilmslow

Calls have been made to protect Wilmslow’s green spaces after a community of travellers set up camp on a third site in the town.

Town hosts weekend spectacular

The town is gearing up for the biggest weekend of the summer.

Soldiers pay tribute to their friend

Hundreds of supporters braved persistent rain to wave flags and cheer on 150 soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) who have returned from a six-month tour in central Helmand Province in Afghanistan.


Rhiannon McDowall
Education reporter
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Crime reporter
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