Knife attack at store

A MAN brandishing a knife robbed a convenience store in Little Sutton on Saturday evening (October 31).

The man, who was thought to be in his late teens, entered the shop on Station Road holding the knife at around 7.20pm.

He demanded the female member of staff to open the till and hand over a two figure sum of money. He then ran off in the direction of Kings Road.

Police spokeswoman Jo Preihs said: “The man is described as being 5’6’’ tall, of stocky build, approximately aged 18, of pale complexion with light gingery hair. He was wearing a black hooded top, and had a black fleecy scarf to hide his mouth.”

Cheshire police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery, and are asking anyone who may have seen the offender before or after the incident acting suspiciously to contact Ellesmere Port pro active policing team on 01244 615573.

Information can also be left on the Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555111.

Christmas charity event

WILLASTON’S annual Christmas Card Fair takes place on Saturday.

The event, which is being held in Willaston Memorial Hall, starts at 9.30am and will run until midday.

A host of charities from the area get a free stall at the event and benefit from all the proceeds that are raised.

They are Arc, Claire House, Clatterbridge Cancer Research, Help the Aged, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Macmillan Cancer Support, Ness Botanic Gardens, Friends of Ness, North West Cancer Research, Riding for the Disabled, RNLI, St. John’s Hospice and Willaston Village Festival Society.

Woman’s shredder trap

A LITTLE Sutton woman had to be rescued by a fire crew after she got her hand stuck in a shredder.

Firefighters from Ellesmere Port and Chester were called to Fairways Drive to help free the lady at 10am on Friday.

Her hand was released by fire crews and she given medical treatment.

Port family history day

A Local and Family History weekend will be held at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port on November 14-15 between 10am-2pm.

This is an event that is being organised jointly by the museum and the Boat Museum Society who are keen to get local people involved.

A booking form can be obtained by emailing or through the museum at Readers can also book a table by ringing the museum on 0151 355 5017.

The closing date for applications is Friday, November 6.