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Winsford is a town and civil parish within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire.


Max Johnson, 9, from Winsford, who was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, has now received his life saving heart transplant at he Freeman hospital, Newcastle and is well enough to go home with delighted mum Emma. Pic: Andy Commins

Cheshire heart swap boy finally heads home after life-saving treatment

Max Johnson of Winsford bids farewell to staff after eight month hospital stay

Max Johnson, 9, from Winsford, who was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, has now received his life saving heart transplant at he Freeman hospital, Newcastle and is recovering well from the operation. He is seen holding the pump which helped to keep him alive while he waited for his transplant

Cheshire transplant boy says thank you to donor who saved his life

Max Johnson has been named as one of the most ‘inspirational children’ in the UK for fronting national campaign

More empty homes in Cheshire West brought back in to use

Increase in the use of Compulsory Purchase Order powers

Foodie Weekender wows the Coliseum Shopping Park crowds

First event of its kind at Ellesmere Port retail destination

Max Johnson in the hospital gym with senior physiotherapist Robert De'Giovanni

Courageous schoolboy given new heart thanks to 'three miracles'

Nine-year-old Max Johnson had to wait months for a donor organ to be found

Historic Cheshire buildings to open their doors for free

Heritage Open Days weekend (September 7-10) will see more than 60 historic buildings open across West Cheshire

Two people cut out of car after it collides with tractor on country road

Major rescue unit was sent to the scene

Winsford dads make marathon effort for charity

Both had a very special reason for undertaking fundraiser

Winsford woman named one of British Heart Foundation’s quirkiest fundraisers

Chloe Lewis thought out of the box when it came to raising money for charity

Cup joy for Chester Boughton Hall sides as Tattenhall hold Alvanley

Plus all the other results and reports from around the Cheshire wickets

Cheshire Police

Teenager charged over attack in Northwich park

Accused faces court appearance next month

Jail for knife-wielding homeless man after Winsford Jobcentre attack

Security officer suffered puncture wound to his arm during tussle

Vandals destroy war memorial plaque in village hall rampage

Culprits cause thousands of pounds worth of damage

Cheshire school children become rocket scientists for the day

Pupils reach for the stars at University of Chester's Thornton Science Park

Winsford man who raped woman as she slept is jailed for more than five years

His victim has suffered emotionally and mentally since the attack

Help Tarporley girl Angel walk again without suffering pain

Appeal aims to raise total of £30,000 towards cost of operation and rehabilitation  

Cheshire school pupils honoured for becoming champions of safety in their communities

Junior Safety Officer awards are handed out by council and police

Cheshire West Universal Credit claimants to get digital support

A full service digital programme will be in place across the borough by the end of the year

Cheshire people to get new 'hub' to support mental health wellbeing

The Wellbeing Hub is run by the Cheshire and Wirral NHS Foundation Trust

Videos & Photos

Seven pubs that were at the heart of Chester in the Swinging Sixties

Missing teen Chloe Campbell may have been seen near Chester

Traffic at a standstill at the Greyhound Retail Park in Chester

Chester's gridlock caused by unauthorised lane closure


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