A CLOTTON care home donated £350 to the Alzheimer’s Society.
Ann Hull, general manager of Beeston View, Clotton, presented a cheque for more than £350 to Liz Cullen, manager of the West Cheshire Alzheimer’s Society.
The money was awarded to Barchester Healthcare Beeston View home to donate to others from the Lottery Fund.
Ms Hull said: “We were more than happy to donate the monies to the Alzheimer’s Society, in recognition of all their hard work and dedication to help carers of sufferers of dementia.”
A MAN was released by firefighters after a two-car collision at Willey Moor Lock, Tarporley Road, Tushingham. Fire crews from Malpas and Tarporley attended at about 7.30pm on Tuesday .
There were thought to be two casualties, one of whom was trapped in their vehicle. An ambulance took the injured to the Countess of Chester Hospital.
NOVELIST Hilary Green will give a talk at Chester Library at 7pm next Wednesday.
Wirral-based Hilary is best known for her Second World War novels but has also published thrillers. She won the Kythira Prize awarded by the Historical Novel Society and in 2003 completed an MA in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University.
Hilary will talk about her new novel, the writing process and her experiences.
Tickets, including refreshments, cost £3 for library members, £4 for others.
A 22-YEAR-OLD man must pay £175 after admitting possessing cocaine and obstructing a police officer.
Stefan Wayne Goode, 22, of Willow Road, Lache, appeared at Chester Magistrates Court on Monday, June 29, where he admitted carrying cocaine, a class A drug, and obstructing a police officer at Blacon Custody Suite on June 27.
He was fined £100 plus £15 victims surcharge and £60 costs. No separate penalty was imposed for the other offence.
BMW car damaged
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was ordered to pay £160 and given a 12-month community order after he caused £200 worth of damage to a car.
Nicholas Box, of Shavington Avenue, Chester, appeared at Chester Magistrates Court on Friday, June 26 where he admitted damaging the BMW on April 17.
He was fined £100 plus £60 towards prosecution costs and must carry out 40 hours of unpaid work.
Shoplifter must pay
A SHOPLIFTER was given an 18-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £85 for stealing meat from a convenience store.
Darren Craig Thomas, 39, of Raymond Street, Chester, admitted a charge of theft at Chester Magistrates Court after he stole a quantity of meat products from Spar, Green Lane, Vicars Cross, on May 24.
Thomas must pay £25 compensation and £60 costs.
Hall needs repairs
NO objections were raised to proposed repairs to a Grade II-listed building in Chester’s Green Belt.
The work is needed at Backford Hall, Gordon Lane, Backford, which is now occupied by Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Parts of the building are said to be deteriorating, leading to significant structural damage and health and safety concerns.
CHESHIRE West and Chester Council is undertaking a comprehensive review of the safety standards on all park home and caravan sites across the borough.
There are more than 50 such sites in the area and all of them, whether residential, recreational, touring or Traveller sites need a council licence. All licences will be reviewed in forthcoming months after consultation with site owners, licence holders and residents’ groups about the proposed new standards.