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…]

Delays to Kidsgrove Station improvements

Kidsgrove Station june 2019 copy low resFunding for the car park extension at Kidsgrove Station could be lost and work on the new lifts and footbridge have been delayed due to the discovery of old mines.

Work started in November and was due to be completed late spring 2019 but the project has now stalled and funding could be lost.

The £5 million project, which includes work to expand the station car park due to increased numbers of rail users, and the vital upgrade to install three new lifts [Read more…]

Biddulph Festival 2019

festival logo 2019This year’s theme is ‘Carnival’ and organisors are hoping for a colourful array of costumes and displays for a bright and beautiful Launch Day on Saturday 29th June.

By popular demand, Biddulph by the Sea makes a return. Come along for sand, donkey rides, Punch & Judy, fair rides, community stalls and ice cream on Saturday 20th July. Other firm favourites such as Ukulele Day, Variety Show, Biddulph Up In Arms events, Biddulph Fun Day, Flower Festival, Churches Together Cafes & Evening walks make a welcome return along with lots of other great events. [Read more…]

Biddulph Moor Well Dressing 2019

bid moor well dressing june 2019Biddulph Moor Well Dressing

Saturday 15th June 2019 2pm

This will be the 8th Well Dressing to be held in the village celebrating Trent Head Well.

The traditional tableau is being prepared at Christ Church Hall, Church Lane, and you are invited to come and see the well in the making from Tuesday 11th to Friday 14th June between 11am and 4pm.

On Saturday 15th June festivities will begin with music and Morris dancing on the village green and the dedication of the traditional well tableau will take place at 2pm. [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…]