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…]

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…]

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.

Alsager Friends of the Christie

eric newtonJazz, Pie & Peas with Eric Newton and Friends on Wednesday 13th April at the Bank Corner (upstairs) 19.30, doors open 19.00. [Read more…]

Alsager Youth Theatre Alsager

ceyt2Youth Theatre (AYT) new term starts Wednesday 20th April and is open for new members aged 7-11 to join. [Read more…]