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Can’t wait? Read the latest Newton-le-Willows Updates here:

Edition 112: Thursday, 11 April 2024: Newton Beer Festival gets underway. Plus: Some incredible live music this weekend; restaurant reveals new name; baby rhyme time sessions return.

Edition 111: Thursday, 4 April 2024: Newton Beer Festival next week; Skool Disko Bingo; Memory Cafe & Line Dancing returns! Plus: local elections loom; young gardeners wanted; Bargains galore at pop-up sale.

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Edition 110: Thursday, 28 March 2024: Egg hunts and family fun... plus live music & more... your guide to the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Edition 109: Thursday, 21 March 2024: Easter events; Spring Photo Challenge; Gymnasts through to British Finals; Housing plan blocked.

Edition 108: Thursday, 14 March 2024: Future plans revealed by local schools & pub. Easter Appeal needs YOU; Sea Cadets Coffee Morning; Students take SEND campaign to London.

Edition 107: Thursday, 7 March 2024: Join this Sunday's Mothers' Day Walk; Big news about Earlestown's regeneration plans; new sensory room for autistic young people. Plus - did you spot Newton-le-Willows on TV this week?

Edition 106: Thursday, 29 February 2024: Spring makeover for special Earlestown garden; important bin collection reminder; live music this weekend; Women's Club returns for 2024. Plus: a great gardening tip for snowdrop fans!

Edition 105: Thursday, 22 February 2024: Medal haul for gymnasts; Actors sweep the boards at awards. Nine-year-old's swim challenge for children's hospital. Plus: Live music, panto, new craft club & Over 60s Social.

Edition 104: Thursday, 15 February 2024. Live music, a panto and an art exhibition to enjoy! Free slow cooker course; join the WI. And of course, our gardening tip of the week!

Edition 103: Thursday, 8 February 2024: Treat for AC/DC fans; Art Exhibition celebrates special centenary; Pop Up Sale is back; Free tutoring offer.

Edition 102: Thursday, 1 February 2024: Air quality survey; childcare jobs event; Memory Cafe; craft group; female cricketers wanted. Plus your gardening tip of the week.

Edition 101: Thursday, 25 January 2024: Winter walk success; new music from The K's; Newton school named most oversubscribed; new Samba Band seeks young members.

Edition 100: Thursday, 18 January, 2024: Our 100th edition! Family Winter Walk this weekend; live music in Earlestown; line dancers wanted; family history help. Plus, lots of dates for your diary.

Edition 99: Thursday, 11 January 2024: Family winter walks return; male singers wanted; KISS tribute to rock Earlestown; Seat Cadets seek new recruits; Parkside roadworks latest.

Edition 98: Thursday, 4 January 2023: Live music or panto this weekend? Top award for college. Christmas lights raise thousands for hospice. Plans to improve Newton's air quality.

Edition 97: Thursday, 14 December 2023: Santa tours continue; college shortlisted in regional awards; free grotto; all invited to Community Breakfast.

Edition 96: Thursday, 7 December 2023: FREE Christmas grotto & Community Breakfast; All the Rotary Santa dates; live music this weekend; Veterans' Christmas Fundraiser.

Edition 95: Thursday, 30 November 2023: Three lights switch-on events to enjoy; two Christmas Fairs and one Support Local Christmas Gift Guide... plus, all the dates and locations for this year's Rotary Santa tour.

Edition 94: Thursday, 23 November 2023: Lots of Gift ideas from local businesses inside. Plus: Award winning school; Earlestown regeneration update & latest on local Christmas lights events.

Edition 93: Thursday, 16 November 2023: The K's to headline Christmas lights event; Calls for more cost of living help; medal glory for gymnasts; Cottages reveal date they'll light up for charity.

Edition 92: Thursday, 9 November 2023: Cadets create 'Sea of Poppies' for Remembrance; Rediscovered artefact from old Newton school goes on display; Details of this weekend's Remembrance events; Tickets on sale for Christmas concert.

Edition 91: Thursday, 2 November 2023: All the local firework displays - and how to be there. Plus: New era for The Millstone? U-turn on station ticket office closure. Live music this weekend.

Edition 90: Thursday, 26 October 2023: Spooky high street event; pop-up sale; debut album for Earlestown band; Christmas toy appeal and roofer Ray to the rescue!

Edition 89: Thursday, 19 October 2023: Enjoy spooky fun with Halloween concert, theatre show & pumpkin carving comp. Plus: new policing hub for Earlestown? Affordable Food Club and Poppy project update.

Edition 88: Thursday, 12 October 2023: Two schools up for top awards; Book now for perfect Halloween show and best ever fireworks display. Enjoy evenings of fashion, fun & fizz... or just a return to the Old Skool...

Edition 87: Thursday, 5 October 2023: Exceptional teaching assistant recognised; young gymnasts off to flying start. Plus: your invitation to local fashion show, Memory Cafe and school open days.

Edition 86: Thursday, 28 September 2023: Autumn special - fireworks, pumpkin picking and Oktoberfest! Plus free winter warmer lunches; call out for poppy makers. And we launch our Autumn Photo Challenge!

Edition 85: Thursday, 21 September 2023: £500k pothole fund; last day of Wilko; Sankey Viaduct restoration update; high school open days; young dancers to star in panto!

Edition 84: Thursday, 14 September 2023: Bin collection changes begin; New lease of life for former Blockbuster store; Save the date for Christmas Market; Okoberfest is coming to Newton!

Edition 83: Thursday, 7 September 2023: Oktoberfest celebrations revealed; book now for pumpkin picking; don't miss V (for Vulcan) Fest and discover local history at heritage open day.

Edition 82: Thursday, 31 August 2023: Fascinating local history revealed; music festival this weekend; free cooking course; your views on new rail link plans.

Edition 81: Thursday, 24 August 2023: Four fantastic local events to enjoy this Bank Holiday weekend. Plus: GCSE results roundup and plans for new railway link from Newton to St Helens Central.

Edition 80: Thursday, 17 August 2023: Veterans mark VJ Day; how to join the affordable food club; new Friends group for Mesnes Park; Pop-up Sale will be packed with bargains!

Edition 79: Thursday, 10 August 2023: Another uniform giveaway; discover 375-year-old local history; choir plans anniversary spectacular; changes afoot to school transport service.

Edition 78: Thursday, 3 August 2023: Newton Town Show preview; Memorial unveiled for day centre users; New chapter for vacant Newton pub? Plus: FREE family meals this summer; Live music & Family Fun Day this weekend.

Edition 77: Thursday, 27 July 2023: Funding helps domestic abuse charity; Free school uniform giveaway; Autism charity wins highest accolade; New games club for teens.

Edition 76: Thursday, 20 July 2023: Have your say on bus reforms; Pop-up sale offers incredible bargains; Nominate now for Educate Awards; Live music & theatre you won't want to miss!

Edition 75: Thursday, 13 July 2023: Free summer holiday activities for kids you can book now; next phase of Parkside related roadworks begin; take a tour of new gymnastics centre.

Edition 74: Thursday, 6 July 2023: Student named 'neurodiversity ambassador'; Heritage evening re-opens 'shops of yesteryear' - for one night only! Open mic night and live music this weekend; plus: All invited to strawberry tea!

Edition 73: Thursday, 29 June 2023: Heritage evening invites you to visit the 'shops of yesteryear'; New deacons ordained; Don't miss 'Fabulous' Comedy Drag Act. Plus: How to get discounted Gulliver's World tickets this summer.

Edition 72: Thursday, 22 June 2023: Gullivers team climb Snowdon for Newton toddler; Housewarming competition for Earlestown gymnasts; Coffee shop announced deli plans; New bridal store for Newton and Rick Astley makes Glasto debut!

Edition 71: Thursday, 15 June 2023: Mountain climbers set off, inspired by Newton toddler; Author visit for,college students; Parkside link road progress update; Station's platform extension plan.

Edition 70: Thursday, 8 June 2023: Plans in for first Parkside units; Veterans unveil garden of remembrance; 91-year-old's sponsored walk supports Deaf Club. And cheers! It's time for Newton Beer Festival.

Edition 69: Thursday, 25 May 2023: Don't miss Saturday's Market event in Newton; Viaduct to get a makeover; Investor found to save popular pub; Bag a bargain at pop up clothes sale.

Edition 68: Thursday, 18 May 2023: Market Day approaches; new Peri restaurant opens; Restaurant's kind gesture for carers; new art class for kids.

Edition 67: Thursday, 11 May 2023: Restoration of Town Hall brought forward; Coronation celebrations across Newton-le-Willows; Free compost giveaway; Classic Car Show.

Edition 66: Thursday, 4 May 2023: A look ahead to all the weekend's Coronation events; Newton student wins Peacemaker Award; Tennis club invites you to open day; Open mic night.

Edition 65: Friday, 28 April 2023: We preview the Coronation events in Newton-le-Willows; Car Boot Sale tomorrow; Memory Cafe for people with dementia; Live music this weekend.

Edition 64: Wednesday, 5 April 2023: Don't miss High Street egg hunt! Bunny's gift of eggs for every NLW child; Bin day changes you need to know about. Plus: Easter Eggspedition event and live music this weekend.

Edition 63: Wednesday, 29 March 2023: Changes are coming to waste collections; Students deliver an autism lesson for parents; What's on this Easter. Plus: Act now to banish slugs from your garden!

Edition 62: Wednesday, 22 March 2023: Borough of Culture cash grants available; Five star rating for new diner; New speed limit on busy Newton route; Invitation to a vintage tea party; book now for Easter school holiday activities.

Edition 61: Wednesday, 15 March 2023: Mother's Day Walk; Beer Festival news; Free street closures for Coronation celebrations; Enjoy a 'magical' dining experience. Plus: Our top gardening tips for March.

Edition 60: Thursday, 9 March 2023: High Street Hive reveal first three events for 2023; New Scandi inspired coffee shop opens; Calls to cut speed to stop bridge crashes; Easter Egg appeal launches.

Edition 59: Wednesday, 1 March 2023: Goodbye, Earlestown Conservative Club; Be part of Coronation Walking Day; Join Newton Women's Club; Memory Cafe offers dementia support; Campaign to save neglected pub.


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