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Sophie’s choice for sports project

Sophie Cox, left, with students Marian Lydsforth and Jess Morrall mbc140714

PUPILS from Lymm High School played host to a European champion earlier this month.

Judo star Sophie Cox visited the school as part of its Sky Sports Living for Sport project.

Jenny Ball, school games organiser and PE Teacher at Lymm High School, said: “Sophie’s visit was an inspiring reward for our pupils who have shown great commitment and...

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Bike thief warning

Bike thief warning

POLICE say a bike thief has been active in Lymm over the past two weeks.

There have been at least three cycle thefts reported. To report information, call police on 101.

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Frazer’s fun is animal magic

Frazer with Lorraine Maudsley from Warrington Animal Welfare

A KIND hearted infant put his trainers on to take part in a charity fun run.

Frazer Watkinson, aged four, ran the Lymm one mile, raising more than £135 for Warrington Animal Welfare.

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Makeover challenge has golden touch

May the best house win! Teams go head to head to give homes new lick of paintTWO empty homes in Lymm were given a makeover this week by two firms.

Golden Gates Housing Trust (GGHT) teamed up with infrastructure and public services company Amey to decorate two bungalows for elderly residents.

Neighbours were on hand throughout the day to keep an eye on progress and choose the winning team.

The event was organised as part of Amey’s ‘community day’ scheme, which gives all employees one day off every...

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Foodbank fundraiser at St Wilfrid’s Church

A FUNDRAISING concert for the Warrington Foodbank takes place at St Wilfrid’s Church in Grappenhall next month.

Taking place on June 6, you are asked to bring groceries with them to help the cause.

Tickets are available priced £5 by callling 07976 106434 or via the Facebook event page for Warrington Foodbank Concert. Entrance includes a glass of wine or soft drink in the interval.

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Five back in class for makeover

From left at St Wilfrid’s John Farrell, Mark Davidson, Mark Wolfenden, Chris Johnson and Peter Howarth

STAFF from Natwest helped do up a classroom at a Grappenhall primary school.

The five volunteers from the bank’s real estate finance team also painted fencing and installed planters in the playground at St Wifrid’s Primary School in Grappenhall.

Mark Davidson, relationship director at NatWest,...

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New store on service station site unveiled

PLANS for a new food store on the former Rushgreen Service Station site in Lymm will be revealed to the public tomorrow, Friday.

Developers The Brookhouse Group say it will create 35 jobs and have space for 57 cars.

A public exhibition will take place from 1pm to 8pm in the main hall at the Lymm Youth and Community Centre in Bridgewater Street.

If planning approval is granted, an occupier would then be confirmed and the store expected to open in 2015.

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Summer playscheme down to one week

A SUMMER playscheme at Quays Community Centre in Thelwall will run for only one week this year.

The scheme has been open for three weeks previously but due to poor advertising from the borough council, has been reduced to one week by Grappenhall and Thelwall Parish Council.

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Cheers to five pub fundraiser

VISIT five pubs in Lymm for the second annual walk in aid of motor neurone disease.

Organisers are running the charity event for the second year in June.

The circular walk can start at any of The Wheatsheaf, Jolly Thresher, Spread Eagle, Green Dragon and The Crown.

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