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Alvanley is a small rural village and civil parish near the village of Helsby, with a population of 485. Alvanley Cricket Club, established in 1884, runs five senior teams and four junior teams ranging from under 9s to under 18s.


Take That musical The Band is coming to Liverpool

Tickets still available for the show at the Empire from January 23-February 3

Schoolchildren step back in time for Second World War-themed workshops

'Remembering' sessions held at Helsby Methodist Church

Marshes Wind Farm company awards thousands to community projects

The Marshes Community Benefit Fund Panel has announced details of its second round of awards this year

Chester teenager Sophie Ecclestone stars on England Test debut in Women's Ashes

Ex-Helsby High School student hailed after taking three wickets against Australia

Sophie Ecclestone plays part as England beat Australia in Women's Ashes

Teenager from Helsby takes wicket as World Cup winners win third ODI

Oulton Park and Frodsham promoted as Chester Boughton Hall stay on track for title

Plus mixed fortunes for Alvanley and Barrow and a superb partnership for Christleton

Chester Boughton Hall ready for crunch clash as Oulton Park close in on title

The latest results and scorers from the Cheshire cricketing scene

What happened when a horse walked into a Little Budworth pub

There was plenty of horsing around at the Red Lion for this champion

ITV's Amazing Animal Births will feature Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre

Star turn for colt Sgurr Alasdair in upcoming episode

Frodsham couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Ralph and Christine Hughes reach their milestone on July 1

These are the Frodsham Wind Farm fund projects receiving the first round of grants

The Marshes Community Benefit Fund is running twice a year

Manley Spring Fair attracts the Bank Holiday crowds

Community comes out in force to support annual church fundraiser

Scott Davies took this picture of a tree which was brought down by hig winds during Storm Doris in Eastham Village on Thursday

These roads in Cheshire West remain blocked by trees blown down in Storm Doris

Council highways team out working hard to clear the debris

Gary Barlow with his mum Marjorie is helping to raise awareness of #MakeforMum a new initiative from Child Bereavement UK in the run up to Mothering Sunday. Picture supplied by the charity

Gary Barlow reveals his Frodsham-based mum's role in West End musical

The Girls is co-written by Cheshire pals Gary Barlow and Tim Firth 

Manley pupil has designs on half marathon t-shirt

Sam Milward wins Essar Four Villages half marathon t-shirt competition

Helsby Half Marathon beats January cold to draw runners and crowds

More than 1,500 runners hit the streets to tour the four villages

Fierce winds cause havoc on Cheshire roads as cold snap tightens grip

Police called out to more than 34 crashes in seven-hour period

Runners lacing up for Helsby Half Marathon

More than 2,000 entrants have signed up for the annual 13.1-mile race

Helsby school children go back in time to wartime Britain

Pupils from three schools take part in The Hope Journey at Methodist Church

The families living in Green Meadows Chalet Park, Alvanley, have renewed a planning application for permanent occupation of the site

Decade-long Helsby Travellers site saga could have an end point

Group given another nine months to leave the land off Primrose Lane

Videos & Photos

The distressing 999 call dad made seconds before lorry crashes into his family car on M6

What the law says on drivers parking in front of your house

North West Ambulance Service stock image

Woman called 999 asking for groceries and a shower


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