Normally people use scarecrows to scare birds and people away.

But one Cheshire town hopes it’s annual Scarcrow Festival will attract visitors.

The 7th annual Wilmslow Scarecrow Festival organised by the Wilmslow Dean Rotary Club is underway and Carl Hartley’s visited the town to find out more.

A World record breaking walk to raise money for a young Cheshire boy will take place again this weekend.

Max Bailey suffers from Idiopathic early onset Scoliosis meaning he requires an operation to prevent his spine crushing his organs.

On Sunday 18th June walkers dressed as Wizards will gather together to raise money to help pay for an operation in the States.

And his Mum Saz Bailey has been chatting to Carl Hartley on Cheshire’s Silk 106.9.


After hearing Earl’s single ‘Tongue Tied’ being played on Cheshire’s Silk 106.9, Carl fell in love with her music.

Then the singer popped in to see him, to chat about her music, life and also sang live.

To hear more of Earl’s music or to see when she’s going to be performing near you then check out her website.

The Mum of a Cheshire man killed at a music festival in Manchester says she won’t rest until his killer is found.

26 year old Robert Hart from Macclesfield was viciously attacked while protecting his girlfriend at the Parklife Festival at Heaton Park in the City.

As the three year anniversary of his murder approached his Mum Elaine Hart joined Carl Hartley during his show on Cheshire’s Silk 106.9.