Alsager Community Theatre – Can’t Pay – Won’t Pay

can't pay won't payIn March ACT will be bringing to the stage the outrageous and rarely performed comedy Can’t Pay?, Won’t Pay! written by Dario Fo, translated by Lino Pertile and adapted by Bill Colvill and Robert Walker.

Written in the crisis-hit atmosphere of 1970s Italy, this hilarious and critically acclaimed farce centres on direct action by housewives against inflationary supermarket prices and struggles with their Communist trade unionist husbands who face unemployment and worse! [Read more…]

World Day of Prayer

world day of prayer 2019World Day of Prayer

(A women led, global, ecumenical movement)

Everyone – men, women and children of all ages are invited to join this annual World Day of Prayer, Wesley Place, Alsager, Friday 1st March 7.30pm organised by our local Alsager churches. [Read more…]

Cheshire East Council is to consult on proposals to increase parking charges

A Pay and Display Parking Sign.

A Pay and Display Parking Sign.

Cheshire East Council is to consult on proposals to increase parking charges across the borough from March 2019.

The proposals aim to ensure that the income generated from car parks makes the best use of the council-owned assets, and therefore benefits the taxpayers of Cheshire East. They include: [Read more…]

Council to introduce new wheelie bin delivery charges

Wheelie binsCheshire East Council has announced it is to introduce a charge for the supply of new and replacement waste and recycling bins.

The charge for the supply of new and replacement standard 240-litre household bins will be £30 each for recycling, black residual and garden waste bin and £25 for a smaller-sized 140-litre residual, recycling and garden bin.

A 25 per cent concessionary rate will apply to residents on qualifying benefits, while any bins broken during the collection process will be replaced free of charge.

In the first instance of a bin being lost or stolen, a replacement will be provided free of charge but, if this recurs within three years, a charge will be made. [Read more…]

Alsager Bonfire & Fireworks Display

bonfireAlsager Bonfire & Fireworks Display Saturday 3rd November

The annual Alsager fireworks and bonfire night is a major charity event in the community of Alsager. The Round Table organise the event and it is a key fund raiser for the village.

It will be held on the field next to The Plough pub as usual. All funds raised are ploughed back into community projects and for people in need.

On the evening there will be an amazing fireworks display to music, fairground rides and food stalls. The field will be open from 5pm with the bonfire lit at 6pm and the fireworks lit at 6.45pm.

Tickets can be purchased in the village at shops or on the gate.

A Battles Over – A Nation’s Tribute

Battles Over logo to be attached to editorialOn 11th November 2018, the United Kingdom and its friends overseas will mark the day 100 years ago when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

The Royal British Legion Alsager Branch, supported by Alsager Town Council, are proud to be taking part in the nation’s tribute ‘A Battles Over’. This is set to be a moving and truly unique day with a series of events delivered in Alsager to enable the community to pay their respects to those who gave their lives during the war.

For information or more details of ways to get involved with this prestigious occasion please call 01270879711 and ask for Andrea or Nolana.

Sunday, November 11th 2018 6:00am, Alsager Civic, 9 Lawton Rd Alsager.

The world is changing – what about us?

OneWorld posterThe annual One World Festival will be taking place on Saturday September 29th from 11-2pm.

The theme of this year’s festival is “The world is Changing- what about us?” We have changed venue this year and so the festival will be held in and around Alsager Civic Centre. This is so we can be at the heart of the village as we celebrate the diversity which exists in our community.

Come along and try foods and delicacies from around the word; take part in dancing, drumming and storytelling workshops or try a new craft.

As ever this festival provides us the opportunity to celebrate our community so come along and see what we have to offer.

Fake goods dealer told – ‘pay up or face jail’

Counterfeit 3A dealer in fake designer goods brought to justice by Cheshire East Council has been told by a court to hand over £5,000 or face jail.

Tracey Bell, 53, who owns and runs Alsager Tanning Studio, in Station Road, Alsager, sold counterfeit designer goods with an estimated genuine value of £100,000.

Items included designer label jewellery and watches, phone accessories, make-up, bags and clothing, footwear, perfume, sunglasses and headphones. The fake goods were labelled under exclusive marques including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès and Beats.  [Read more…]

One World 2018 – Make Alsager Fantastic – Try and Use Less Plastic!

OneWorld posterOne World 2018 returns to the village on Saturday 29th September at a new venue of Alsager Civic and at a new time of 11am-2pm.

This year’s ‘One World’ theme is ‘The World is Changing – how about us?’ and we are turning our focus to the worldwide issue of plastics.

Colleagues from Cheshire East recycling and sustainability teams will be joining us, along with others with some unique approaches to reducing our plastic usage. We are holding an exciting competition for 4-14 year olds who we are asking to be creative with recycled plastics! The challenge is to create a model or piece of artwork using plastic that can be recycled, entry forms are available from local schools and also from the library. [Read more…]

Alsager Civic Cinema – Here We Go Again!

mamma-mia-2-posterThe Civic Cinema film for Monday 17th September will be Mamma Mia 2! – Here We Go Again.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is an upcoming musical romantic comedy film directed and written by Ol Parker, from a story by Parker, Catherine Johnson, and Richard Curtis. It is the sequel and prequel to the 2008 film Mamma Mia!, which is based on the musical of the same name. The film stars Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper, Cher and Meryl Streep. [Read more…]