Family Fun Open Day

Tennis AnyoneOn Saturday 20th July from 1pm until 5pm, Alsager Tennis Club will be hosting a FAMILY FUN OPEN DAY.  Save the date, it’s free to attend and everyone is invited!

On the day the club will be offering taster coaching sessions, fun games, competitions and prizes for all the family, a raffle and more.  There will also be BBQ food, Ice-Cream on sale and a licensed bar.

It’s going to be a great fun day and an opportunity for visitors to come along and view the facilities, chat to the coaches and explore tennis.

The Club is located slightly off the beaten track, but you will find it located behind Fairview Carpark, opposite Highfields School… just follow the signs and balloons on the day and we will look forward to seeing lots of visitors from Alsager and the surrounding areas. For more information, please telephone Committee Member, Jason Lockett on 07881650677.

Alsager Station Community Day

alsager-stations-garden community dayAll welcome at Alsager Station Community Day on Tuesday 28 May 10am – 4pm.

Station Community Days are an opportunity for our station teams to meet new members of the local community and to get lots of jobs done all in one day.  These include weeding, planting, painting and litter picking.  All equipment will be provided, but please bring clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  No previous experience required! [Read more…]

It’s Animal Safari time again!

Animal Safari 2016 copyHave you got your entry ready? Alsager Rotary, The Inner Wheel Club of Alsager and Tangent are running the Alsager Animal Safari and we need your help to make it a success.

The Safari is made up of two competitions, one for those entering an animal display, these can include pictures, models or a display of softs toys and the display needs to be suitably titled and the other competition is for those searching for the displays.

So get creative and do your own display for the Safari. The winners are voted for by the “hunters”. [Read more…]

Alsager Town Council achieves Quality Status

Quality-town-Council-logo-colour-e1448506943483Alsager Town Council is delighted to announce that it has achieved Quality Status by the National Association of Local Councils.

The Quality Award demonstrates that a council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement. Quality councils go above and beyond their legal obligations, leading their communities and continually seeking opportunities to improve and develop even further.

To achieve the Quality Award a council demonstrates that it meets all requirements of the Foundation Award and has additional evidence of good governance, effective community engagement and council improvement. Since the appointment of Nicola Clarke as Town Clerk in September 2017, one of her objectives was to review and refine internal processes in order to achieve Quality Status. [Read more…]

It’s all about Health & Wellbeing Saturday 2nd February 2019

Health and Wellbeing 2019 Facebook imageOn Saturday 2nd February, from 11am until 3pm, at the Alsager Civic, Alsager Partnership will once again be showcasing an exhibition ‘All About Health & Wellbeing’.

The day itself promises to be jam-packed with information delivered by over 30 health, wellbeing and fitness organisations that will help you discover how you can make your family’s lives healthier, improve your general wellbeing and explore ways to be more active.

On the day, there will be many health organisations represented, alongside the following health screening checks available: Blood Pressure Checks, Body Fat Measurements, BMI Checks, Nutritional Advice, Diet and Diabetes/Blood Sugar Checks. [Read more…]

MP calls on Rail Minister to improve Alsager rail services

Alsager-railway-stationJPG low resAlsager MP Fiona Bruce spoke in a debate on ‘Rail Services in North Stafordshire’ calling for better rail services in Alsager.

Mrs Bruce pointed out that there were a number of issues concerned residents had raised, she said, “Earlier this month, I held a surgery late one evening at Congleton station. I was impressed, though not entirely surprised, that no less than 30 to 40 residents came along on a dark wintry evening. I know from my postbag that there are considerable concerns in my constituency about train services. [Read more…]

Alsager road works could cause disruption for drivers

Linley Lane temp lights feb 2019 low resWorks have started (7th January) to install a new roundabout on Linley Lane as part of the development of  the old Twyfords factory.

Traffic control will be in operation with temporary traffic lights (two-way signals) while the work on forming a new roundabout on A5011 Linley Lane between the junction with Crewe Road and the Railway Bridge takes place.

Drivers are warned that the temporary traffic control systems are expected to cause some disruption to traffic in the area and to take this into account when planning their journey.

The works are expected to take around 7 weeks and are due to be completed by the 1st March 2019.

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…]