Some parking penalty charges reimbursed in Alsager

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20623144 – man removing parking ticket from windscreen

Cheshire East Council has identified an error in the previous issuing of penalty charge notices on some free car parks – and is urging people to come forward and claim a reimbursement.

This issue, which was brought to the council’s attention during a recent consultation to increase parking charges, by Councillor Rod Fletcher, has seen 675 penalty charge notices issued incorrectly between 26 October 2015 and 13 March 2019. [Read more…]

Festa Italiana Alsager 2019

festa italiana 2019On Sunday 8th September, Alsager will once more be transformed into a little Italy with the town’s annual line-up of fabulous food, family fun, Italian supercars and scooters alongside live entertainment, competitions and more… bringing a little taste of Italy to Cheshire East.

To give you a flavour of what to expect… there will be an array of Italian food sellers from pizza to gnocchi to arancini, panini, olives, oils and wine and much more, with live music/entertainment, Italian supercars & scooters on display, fairground rides, balloon twisting, stilt walkers and street entertainers… and once again there will be fabulous live on stage cookery demonstrations [Read more…]

Green Angels Open Day at Hassall Green Nature Reserve

Green Angels Social Media Graphic - open dayHassall Green Nature Reserve will be open to all from 10am-4pm on Saturday 10th August, as we run exciting nature-based activities and launch The Land Trust’s FREE Green Angels training programme.

National land management charity the Land Trust is bringing its award-winning and free Green Angels environmental training courses to adults across South Cheshire and North Staffordshire, giving them the chance to gain practical skills through hands-on learning. [Read more…]

Alsager School news

Alsager School aug 2019 reduced sizeYoung people from Alsager School awarded highest honour for their anti-bullying work with the Diana Award.

Over the last 4 years, Diana Award trained Anti-Bullying Ambassadors from Alsager School, have been working endlessly hard to provide peer-led solutions to bullying, online safety and general student wellbeing in their school. [Read more…]

Latest from Alsager Lions Club

Lions aug 2019 reduced sizeLions Club collect old spectacles in the UK for reuse across Africa and Eastern Europe, over 300,000 pairs are collected nation wide which are sent to for reuse.

Picture shows Tracey from Scrivens Opticians here in Alsager with yet another box of used spectacles for the Alsager Lions Club. [Read more…]

‘Thank You’ from Alsager Christian Aid

Christian_Aid_Logo.svgAlsager Christian Aid Committee wishes to thank all those who supported, collected for and donated to the annual House-to-House local collections for Christian Aid.

A total of £3,311.46 was raised in Alsager through donations in the familiar red envelopes in the House- to – House and church envelope collections . [Read more…]

Alsager Swans

swansOn Saturday 13th July, the Alsager Swans Swimming Therapy Club celebrated its 40th birthday by holding a party for members past and present at Church Lawton Memorial Hall.

Nearly 100 people enjoyed a magician, disco and buffet, as well as the presentation of the club trophies and awards. [Read more…]

Alsager Carnival 2019

Carnival 2019 copy low res 2The annual Alsager Carnival event, hosted by Alsager & District Round Table is taking place on Saturday 15th June 2019.

This year’s event will see the parade leave Asda’s car park in the town at 12 noon on its way to the main event in Milton Park where there will be food and charity stalls, performances by stunt performers, rides for the children, competitions and much more. [Read more…]

Alsager Music Festival 2019

alsager music festival logoThe most looked forward to event in the local calendar returns on the weekend of 13-14 July 2019.

With the takeover of the beautiful Milton Park on Saturday and music in pubs and clubs over the whole weekend, this year’s event is set to be the biggest ever in Alsager’s history.

Headlining the main stage on Saturday 13 July are local Pink Floyd tribute band, Floyd Machine. If that’s not your thing, The Th3rd Coming will be playing a mix of covers in the Sunken Garden or you can head over to the Concrete (dance) Stage by the skate park. [Read more…]

Alsager Gin & Beer Festival

Gin festivalThe organisers of Alsager’s Charity Gin and Beer Festival are pleased to announce that they will be holding this very successful event at the Alsager Cricket Ground on 5th, 6th and 7th July.

The festival is a key fund raiser for this local charity which only supports local causes. Alan Stancliffe, who is the key organiser, said, ‘The festival has been a resounding success these past two years and has allowed us to support a cardiac screening programme for younger people, the Community Support Centre, the Guides and disadvantaged young people among others. There are a number of other good causes we want to help in 2019 and I hope the event will be as well supported as in previous years.’

The festival will build on last year’s successful format with live music in the evenings, food available on Friday evening and on Saturday. [Read more…]