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inside march - april 2018


Issue 61

bollington, prestbury & t y t h e r i n g to n

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bollington, prestbury & t y t h e r i n g to n Screens of one kind or another are hard to avoid these days. There’s an app to do just about everything, and many of us spend hours glued to mobiles, tablets and other screens. This digital addiction, as well as taking up far too much of our precious time, could be ruining our concentration and ability to sustain long periods of reading.

What’s INSIDE this month 4 Helping Hedgehogs 7 a flavour of geums 8 simply books book club choice 11 In Touch

So… forget spa weekends and yoga retreats – it seems the next big thing in relaxation could be the reading retreat! On one level it sounds ridiculous – why would you pay to go away and do something that you can, literally, do just about anywhere and anytime you choose? On another level, how wonderful – three days away in a cosy house, fully catered, where you don’t have to do anything except get lost in a book. According to someone I heard being interviewed, it’s about being given permission to prioritise reading over everything else.

15 think japan in 2018

If you’re out of the reading habit, do yourself a favour. Switch off the screens, check out our book reviews and rediscover the simple pleasure that reading a good book can bring.

37 INSIDE Guide


20 Diary of a Geeky Knitter 23 crossword & sudoku 24 The Walk 29 bury market 30 inside people


33 just 4 kids 34 Children’s Activities 42 Puzzle Solutions 45 Useful Numbers 46 Classified Index


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Helping Hedgehogs The hedgehog native to Britain is the European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) usually found in hedgerows, farmland, woodland and urban environments. Usually around 250mm long with a long snout, an adult hedgehog can have up to 7000 spines that are hollow modified hairs; a single spine can support the total weight of the animal. If a hedgehog feels threatened, the spines become erect and if danger remains, the hedgehog will roll up into a ball. During the year hedgehogs are active for approximately eight months between April and November, and they hibernate during the colder winter months. With global warming, this pattern of hibernation is changing a little, so it’s a good idea to leave food and water if you see any activity during the winter. If the temperature falls below 1°C, hedgehogs can get frostbite or even freeze solid it is thought that these periods of arousal may help to prevent them from freezing to death. Hedgehogs will eat virtually anything in the wild but insects, particularly earthworms and beetles, make up most of their diet. They also eat slugs and snails, so are known as the ‘gardener’s friend.’ These nocturnal mammals can consume up to 20% of their body weight in a single night, covering anything up to a couple of miles, a long way for little legs! The European hedgehog is now endangered in the United Kingdom and an increase in the publicity of their plight has led to an increase in complementary feeding by the general public. It’s great that people want to help, but feeding inappropriate foodstuffs can lead to serious problems. Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD), obesity with associated cardiovascular disorders, and fatty liver disease are nutritional disorders that have been reported in hedgehogs fed improper diets. It is therefore important


not to feed them with high phosphorous foods such as mealworms, sunflower hearts and peanuts that can all contribute to crippling MBD with bone deformities and easily fractured bones. Added sugar and dried fruit should also be avoided too as these could lead to obesity, cardiovascular issues, and dental issues just as in humans! Foods with a high fat content can lead to fatty liver disease, which can quickly become fatal to the hedgehog. The safest way is to feed them a reputable commercial hedgehog food, such as Brambles Crunchy Hedgehog food and Brambles Meaty Hedgehog Food. To help hedgehogs in the garden, encourage a safe passage to and from your garden and your neighbours by creating a small hole of around 13cm at the base of fences and borders. Leave a quiet area of your garden uncultivated so hedgehogs can have a safe haven and avoid using chemicals such as slug pellets and pesticides. Always check the borders of your garden before using a strimmer to ensure no hedgehogs are resting there and if you have a pond in your garden, make sure there is a way out for any hedgehogs that inadvertently fall in. A few partially submerged rocks around the edges of the pond will help. If you find a sick, injured or orphaned hedgehog visit or the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) for advice. For further information see our Brambles Pet and Wildlife website and Facebook page BramblesPAW/

By Gail Tracey, Director of Brambles Pet and Wildlife. Email:

A Flavour of Geums The name Geum comes from ancient Greek meaning to add flavour; and long after we’ve ceased to add them to food or drinks they are still invaluable for adding flavour to our spring and early summer borders. Geums are members of the rose family and a look at the centres of flowers with all those stamens confirms this – just like a dog rose. Not that Geum grow like roses! There are low growing ones that spread to form a mat of leaves and there are taller ones creating an arching leafed clump about 30cm tall. And of course, as Geums are promiscuous, there are crosses between the two resulting in plants somewhere between the two! Geums will set seed and some wild types can become a nuisance in damp gardens. On the whole the cultivated varieties are less plentiful of seed and seedlings. Their ability to cross and set seed means there is always the chance of spotting a good new form in your garden if you grow plenty of different types, but this also means that some won’t come true from seed. It seems there is a never-ending supply of new types coming onto the market every year. Not every new variety in the catalogues is actual that different or that good so I have selected some of my favourite new and old varieties for you. I’ll start with the bushier types and these are also some of the oldest varieties around. The best known and loved is the single or semi-double scarlet flowered “Mrs. J. Bradshaw” who grows to about 1ft tall with longer arching flower stems. The apricot yellow “Lady Stratheden” is almost as famous, as is the orange “Dolly North”. Also, worth trying is the semi- or fully double “Blazing Sunset” although the flowers are a little variable in fullness. This type flowers in late spring through to mid-summer and sometime beyond and the flowers are large and showy for a Geum. The low growing varieties ideally these want a moist soil, but they seem to do fine in my dry sandy soil By Martin Blow

provided I water from time to time in summer. These plants tend to have flowers that are small nodding bells on short stems in spring and sometimes again in autumn. “Barbra Lawton” is an improved form of the wild plant with far more of the peachy-pink nodding flowers. “Lemon Drops” is a very pale yellow which popped up as a chance seedling in Beth Chatto’s famous garden. “Album” is wild variation with greenish-white bells, but better still is “Snowflake” with larger, pure white flowers. “Farmer John Cross” has larger, and sometimes semi-double, primrose yellow flowers. Of the new varieties coming along the Cocktail Series has some intoxicating colours. “Mai Tai” is pale peach and large-flowered, “Cosmopolitan” is a slightly deeper shade, “Tequila Sunrise” is red and yellow and “Banana Daquiri” is a lovely pale yellow. If promptly dead headed these Geums will bloom again later in the season, provided they have not been left too dry through the summer. Geums are pretty tough customers with very few problems, and none likely to be fatal. Mildew (white powder on the leaves) is possible if your soil is really dry. I just cut off all the old leaves and give them a feed and good watering. I hope this has given you a flavour of the variety of geums available and a taste for these lovely flowering is your garden. Janet and I run Special Perennials, selling by mail order and at Plant Hunters’ Fairs only throughout the season. We will be at the Plant Hunters’ Fair at Bramall Hall, Stockport on Sunday 22 April and Adlington Hall on Sunday 13 May 2018


simply books

book club choice

My first pick this month is Cousins – a new novel by Salley Vickers. Her first novel, Miss Garnet’s Angel, became an international word-of-mouth bestseller and a favourite amongst book clubs – indeed it was one of the first books we read here at Simply Books with our original reading group (nearly 15 years ago!). In Cousins the author gives us a spellbinding account of a family in distress – exposing the inner workings of one family (possibly every family!) with disconcerting clarity. Will Tye and his cousin Cele are kindred spirits who have grown up together. But their very closeness keeps them at a troubled distance until one night of reckless misadventure – the consequences of which engulf three generations, laying bare secrets that stretch as far back as the Second World War. A serious, mature book that is also compellingly enjoyable. Salley Vickers will be talking about Cousins – and her other writing – when she visits us at Simply Books on Thursday 1 March. If you would like to come and meet her, please get in touch – or you can book tickets online at My other book this month is a debut novel by Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – a story about the worst and the very best that people are capable of, by turns funny, brave and thought-provoking. Eleanor leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, perhaps, everything. But one single act of kindness is set to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself… This is an unusual, quirky book – a book to make you laugh and cry; a life-affirming story about loneliness and the transformative power of even the smallest acts of kindness - and a worthy winner of this year’s COSTA First Novel of The Year Award. And for the children…The Pirates of Scurvy Sands is a new pirate adventure from author/illustrator Jonny Duddle following the hilarious voyages of the Jolley-Rogers, the most intrepid pirates to sail the Seven Seas.


Simply Books 228 Moss Lane, Bramhall, Cheshire SK7 1BD 0161 439 1436 Open Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm Andrew Cant

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ALDERLEY EDGE ORCHESTRA AIMS FOR THE STARS Alderley Edge Orchestra is preparing to launch itself on its most adventurous journey yet, an odyssey into outer space with Gustav Holst’s suite, The Planets. This is an enormous work in both dramatic scale and in the number of instruments used including two harps, celeste, tubular bells, six horns, banks of brass and percussion and a ladies’ choir. The Planets is Holst’s best-known work and was inspired by his interest in astrology. Each movement conveys ideas and emotions associated with the influence of that planet on the psyche eg in Mars, the bringer of war, Holst conjures up a vivid picture of the brutal, senseless horror of war with drums, brass and woodwind predominating to portray struggle, fear and menace with terrifying effect. In contrast, Venus, the bringer of peace, is Oliver Janes warm and tranquil with a mood of tender yearning. Many of you will know the central theme of Jupiter, the bringer of jollity, the tune used for the anthem, I vow to thee, my country. It has also been adapted to form the theme tune for the Rugby World Cup. Many other composers and film-producers have recognised the mesmerising power of Holst’s masterpiece – John Williams used the melodies and instrumentation of Mars as the inspiration for his soundtrack to the film, Star Wars. Hans Zimmer, writing the soundtrack to the film, Gladiator, was so closely influenced by Mars that a lawsuit for copyright infringement was filed by the Holst Foundation! The orchestra will also be demonstrating star quality with the brilliant young clarinettist Oliver Janes, who will play Weber’s First Clarinet Concerto. Roger Dowling, Chairman of the orchestra, says: “We have followed the career of Sale-born clarinettist Oliver Janes with great interest over the years. Grandson of John Fuest, the former principal clarinet of both the Liverpool Phil and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Oliver first performed with us seven years ago when he was a young student at Chetham’s School of Music. Last year, at 22, he became the youngest-ever principal clarinet of the CBSO and we are delighted that he has made the time in his busy schedule to return as soloist in Weber’s First Clarinet Concerto.”

The concert will take place at 7.30pm on Saturday 3 March in the Festival Hall in Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £1 for under 18s. Tickets will be available on the door or can be bought in advance through the website or on the ticket hotline 01625 581321.

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BOLLINGTON HORTICULTURAL SHOW On Saturday, 10 March, Bollington Civic Hall will be filled with the colour and scent of spring flowers when the Horticultural Society and Flower Club combine for their 52nd Spring Show. This year there are more classes than usual for adults and children and no restrictions on who enters. Apart from bulbs and flowers, classes include bakery, photography and handicrafts and the children’s poetry and art. The show starts at 2pm and cups and prizes presented at 4pm.

For more details of the classes, contact Mrs Joyce Burton 01625 572668 or email

ACTIVITIES AT MACCLESFIELD MUSEUMS Macclesfield Museums have organised a wide range of activities to keep the kids happy over the Easter holidays and May half term. There is always something new to do at each of our venues. Take your pick from Pompom Pandas, Cartouche Creations or Professor Mace and his Amazing Panda Medals at West Park Museum. At the Old Sunday School there’s Egyptian Explorers, where you can meet a real explorer and discover Egyptian artefacts, Egyptian Crocodiles and, on St George’s Day, The Knight’s Quest. Get creative at the Silk Museum with Let’s Print, Under the Microscope and Storybook Finger Puppets. Activities take place on Tuesdays at West Park Museum (Prestbury Road), Wednesdays at The Old Sunday School (Roe Street), and Thursdays at The Silk Museum (Park Lane).

Some are listed in the INSIDE Guide or visit


Think Japan… in 2018 Think Japan and images of Mount Fuji, The ‘Bullet Train’ sushi, sumo, beautiful gardens and geisha spring to mind. Whilst it is a modern country, embracing new technology, it embraces its history and culture and the two aspects make for an exciting holiday experience.

WHEN TO VISIT Early spring in Japan with the opportunity to see the cherry blossom is the most popular time to visit, which makes it very sought after (and expensive), so we recommend booking early if this appeals; later in the spring beautiful irises are in bloom. However, don’t overlook a visit in autumn; the acers are in fantastic colour at that time of year and just as stunning as the cherry blossom. The summer months are often the best time to see right to the top of Mount Fuji, when you can climb to the summit, or take an overnight ascent timed to see the sun rise over the distant horizon.

CITIES The two most popular cities on a first-time itinerary are of course Tokyo and Kyoto. Flying into Tokyo, two or three nights is essential here to see both the historic side of the city in Asakusa, and modern Shinjuku with its soaring skyscrapers and bright neon lights. From Toyko it is easy to include a day trip to Nikko, home of the vast Toshogu complex of temples and shrines, built in the 1600s and with magnificent carvings including iconic “see-no-evil, hear-no-evil” monkeys. Kyoto,

Japan’s capital of history and culture, is home to a number of World Heritage Sites. Take a tour with expert guides, enjoy the company of a Geisha, and see the beautiful gardens and traditional arts of the city. A day trip to nearby Nara with its giant statue of Buddha and friendly sacred deer is also not to be missed.

THE ‘BULLET TRAIN’ … or Shinkansen as it is more properly known, is another highlight of a tour to Japan, and takes you around the country in record time, with speeds of up to 200km/hour. Not just between these two cities, many places can be accessed by rail, and a rail pass can be included in your tour price.

THE FOOD It’s not just raw fish and sushi, though these are a delicacy very much worth trying, there are plenty of Continued over


other options too. Noodles for instance, are very popular as is the delicious street food. Okonomiyaki is a kind of special omelette made with pan-fried cabbage, fried shrimp and different kinds of meats – and it’s absolutely wonderful. If you are still unsure, most of the major hotels will serve a western menu if you prefer.

SPECIAL PlaCES TO SEE AND STAY Most hotels are in the western style, but for a truly authentic experience, a stay in a ryokan is a must; experience traditional Japanese lifestyle and hospitality including futon beds, Japanese style baths and local cuisine. Beautiful gardens, almost an art form in Japan, walking, cycling and enjoying the ‘onsen’ – hot springs – are just a few of the delightful outdoor activities available, and sumo, geisha and contemporary arts unmissable attractions indoors. In Nagoya, it is even possible to arrange a visit to the Toyota factory, the biggest of Japan’s car factories – a must for all car fanatics.

JAPAN FOR FAMILIES Children will love the theme parks, from Universal Studios and Hello Kitty to the famous Japanese Anime creations as well as aquariums and monkey parks. Away from the cities, samurai castles, boat rides, cycle tours and cable cars will delight the whole family. Hands-on cultural activities such as taiko drumming, pottery and paper crafts, or dressing up in a kimono will see the children really getting under the skin of Japan. Clearly, Japan has something for everyone, whether a tailor-made tour, an escorted group, or a family holiday, we can arrange the perfect trip for you. Phone us on 01625 584195, or call in to Travel by Design, in Alderley Edge.


by Kristina Hulme


Park House Recommends

Enjoy a special day in Ilkley This picturesque former spa town is only a 30 minute drive from Park House. You could try Bettys Café and Tea Rooms and enjoy their amazing Swiss-inspired delicacies. Start with Bacon and Raclette Rostis, followed by Rhubarb Frangipane, Lemon Meringue Eclairs and little pots of China Rose Petal Tea – sublime. Later in the afternoon you could wander along to Ilkley’s beautiful independent cinema which seats just 56 guests on lovely comfy sofas with little side tables if you want to order coffee or wine during the film.

Esse Factory Café In Barnoldswick – 5 miles from Park House Just recently opened, and perfectly situated by the scenic Leeds/Liverpool Canal, this lovely café created within the Esse Log Burner Showrooms, is a real winter treat (with invariably two or three roaring log burners to keep you cosy). Great coffee, excellent home-made cakes and lots of local savouries.


Diary of a geeky knitter Brrr, is it spring yet?! Here at home in Hazel Grove it can’t decide if it wants to snow, wants to freeze, or wants to blow us all away! I’m writing this on a chilly Monday evening in February, and though my toes are cold and I’m wishing for the chance to (finally) build a snowman soon, I am delighted because I walked to and from work in the daylight, and successfully managed to not spend all my daylight hours in the office! After all, it’s the little things that help to carry us out of the post -Christmas ‘winter funk.’

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My good mood is also undoubtedly helped by the giant slab of chocolate cake I am currently tucking into. Apologies to all you readers who are braver than me and have given up chocolate for Lent!

Acting the part Since I last spoke to you, it’s all been go in my working life, and it’s not just the walking home in the daylight novelty! I’ve gone and landed myself a new role – you are now reading the words of the Acting Editor of Crochet Now magazine! In fact, I will have put 2 or 3 issues to bed by now, and had one full issue on sale in the supermarkets for a full cycle. It’s exciting stuff if I do say so myself. Who’d have thought that within two years of leaving the capable and welcoming company of Claire and Garth here at INSIDE Magazines, that I would go on to edit my very own magazine?! It’s undoubtedly the wonderful teachers I had, and I am very grateful for the knowledge and experience they gave me. The jump to editing a magazine myself is a big one, and the pressures of looming deadlines is quite keen, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world and I’ve already learned so much. It just goes to show that if you pursue your hobby with care, patience, and a willingness to learn and adapt, you can set yourself on the path to making your leisurely pursuits into a paying career.

Hats off You might recall last time I told you all about the socks that I had published in Knit Now magazine? Well, it seems I can’t get enough of designing and writing patterns now, so I’ve gone ahead and written a crochet hat pattern too! This is my crochet magazine debut (both as editor, and designer!) and this hat, which I named ‘Bohemian Bonbon’, featured in issue 25 of Crochet Now. It’s a design that should be both suitable for beginners, and for those of you who know how to crochet, but are looking for a quick project to make in no time. But enough about me! Don’t forget you can get in touch with me at if you have questions about knitting, crochet, or if you have a subject that you think I should write about here in the magazine. Until next time, enjoy the snow/wind/ sun – whatever the weather is today!


quick crossword Across 7. Medicine Man (6) 8. Let Go (6) 9. Rally (4) 10. Borrow (8) 11. Pursuit(7) 13. Explorer (5) 15. Brewing (5) 16. Honest (7) 18. Paltry (8) 19. Urban Area (4) 21. Brogue (6) 22. Dried Fruit (6)

down 1. Sneaker (4) 2. Eloquent (6-7) 3. Slope (7) 4. Anthropoid (5) 5. Bathroom Divider (6,7) 6. Perpetual (8) 12. Out Of Doors (8) 14. The Big Apple (3,4) 17. Effervescence (5) 20. Impulse (4)

sudoku How to play Sudoku Fill in the grid so that each row, column and 3x3 box, contains the numbers 1 through to 9 with no repetition. You don’t need to be a genius. These puzzles use logic alone. Watch out! Sudoku is highly addictive.

Solutions on page 42

A STROLL AROUND RAINOW This walk is quite short, just under 5 miles, with no steep hills and quite well-defined paths. Use the White Peak map, Ordnance Survey outdoor leisure 24, or Explorer 268. Map Ref. SJ 952762 The walk starts from Smithy Lane, adjacent to the Robin Hood Pub. Rainow is an old parish and straddles the road from Macclesfield for some distance. Originally in Anglo Saxon times it was called Ravenho (the hill of the Ravens.) We walked down Hope Lane, just past the Robin Hood Inn, turning right into Sugar Lane, then passing a fairly new but small housing development and soon left the metalled road to go right past the footpath sign, along an ancient flagged path behind a row of terraced cottages. We passed through a narrow squeeze stile and crossed a small stream running through an area called Hayle’s Clough. On our left could be seen a garden, originally laid out by a wealthy mill owner called James Mellor, sometime in the mid nineteenth century beside his house, still called Hough Hole House. Not only was he a successful business man but also a devout follower of the popular but small Swedenborgian Christian sect, it flourished up to the early 1970’s. The gardens were laid out to follow the


story of ‘A Pilgrim’s Progress,’ written by John Bunyan. These gardens used to be opened to the public once a year, but this practice seems to have been unfortunately discontinued, at the time the gardens were a delight. Parts of the garden can be seen on the left-hand side of the path, as well as a small reservoir with rowing boat visible through the bushes. Passing through a metal gate the path then goes across fields laid with stone slabs where the mill workers from Rainow would pass to work at the Waulkmill cotton mill just past Waulkmill Wood. As one walks on the path, the distinctive cone of White Nancy can be seen, on the left at the top end of Kerridge Ridge. After emerging from the wood, a distinctive old mill road is reached and there is a plaque on the wall of a house on the right with the inscription ‘Waulkmill Farm.’ To the left is a man-made waterfall which presumably fed a waterwheel to power the mill. Nothing remains of the mill workings except the rather silted up ponds of the

water supply above the waterfall. The path then widens slightly and goes along Ingersley Vale, alongside a small stream. This area obviously was planned for redevelopment, there is a decaying stone mill building, was once Ingersley Mill, which covers a very extensive area. Work on this large, presumably housing, project had started but was abandoned for some reason a few years ago, this would have been what is known as a ‘brown site development,’ but it is still awaiting development.

After this the path swings to the right past a wooden single storey building, going slightly uphill and it can be rather muddy in places. When it levels out after a short distance a distinctive sign with the inscription ‘Savio House’ on it can be seen on the right. This is now a catholic religious retreat but originally was called Ingersley Hall, the home of the Gaskell Family from the late 1600s to 1933 when the estate was broken up. It was the Gaskell family who built White Nancy as a summerhouse situated at the end of Kerridge Ridge. The family members must have been either very fit, or had help from their servants to get there, as the summerhouse was some distance away and up a steep track. It is doubtful if the author Elisabeth Gaskell was related to this family. On the left can be found the Poachers Inn, a popular start point for walks around Bollington and the surrounding areas. Ignoring murmurs of protest from some of the group who wished to visit it, we instead crossed the road and walked uphill along Smithy Brow. At the top we turned left and went downhill along Spuley lane until a narrow road appeared on the right, which we took.

The Walk

This is known as ‘the hedgerow,’ and is a pleasant path through woodland. Just after the turning we passed a building called ‘Cheshire Hunt Cottages.’ Originally this was a popular pub called ‘The Cheshire Hunt,’ but before then it was believed to have been called ‘The Cat and Fiddle.’ The pub closed some 12 years ago, and was converted to holiday cottages.

The narrow road was followed for about two miles until it ended in a group of cottages and the road obviously was only used for access to the houses. A clearly marked stile on the right was crossed into a field and a faint path over the grass bearing right was followed until another small stile was crossed into the next field. Soon after a small gate was reached which we went through onto another farm track where we turned right and walked slightly uphill. This track passes Billinge Hill on the right and then the road known as Blaze Hill was reached which we crossed, after a short distance of about a mile, another rough farm track was reached by turning left then immediate right. We walked for about another half mile along the stony narrow road until yet another junction was reached where a well-situated seat had been positioned with views over the valley. Some of the group immediately took advantage of the seat to rest and admire the view over the valley and the Blaze Hill road. Some of them can be seen resting although there had not been any hills to tire them. At this point we ignored the sign to Rainowlow, which was directly ahead, instead turning left along Jumper Lane, which eventually became Smithy Lane. The road improved with a tarmaced surface suitable for cars, but luckily this was little used, and we soon arrived back at the Robin Hood. Details of the Rainow area from Rainow Parish Council are at This gives footpath maps and local information. Poynton Rambling Club has over 100 members with walks on Wednesdays and Sundays. It caters for walkers of all abilities and varies from easy to strenuous, with distances between 5 and 12 miles. For further details visit the website at www.poynton By Peter Jaques > Poynton Rambling Club


Don’t forget! Copy deadline for the next issue:

Wednesday 11 April Tel: 01625 879611 email:

bury’s world famous market


Bury Market is the biggest and arguably the best market in the North West. So much so that it has acquired the label ‘Bury’s World Famous Market’ from the many customers all over the world who keep coming back to visit. This market had been on our radar for quite some time and it was Saturday 2 December, at 10.30am, when we spontaneously decided to visit this much revered shopping mecca. And to add a little extra interest to our day (as if we needed it) we decided to travel by Metrolink tram. We shot out of the house, parked our car at East Didsbury terminus car park, set off in the waiting tram, changed very efficiently at Exchange Square Manchester and arrived one hour later at our destination. As our tram swept through central Manchester we were struck by the ubiquitous Christmas decorations, stalls and struggling crowds and began to wonder whether Bury Market would be similar - perhaps a little too much to endure. But we had worried needlessly. As we walked towards the market it became clear that, despite a few seasonal touches, Bury Market needed no such atmospheric support. It simply oozes charisma, with an atmosphere all its own, and you will get this all year round. Bury Market dates back to 1444 but the current site has only been occupied since the 1970s. There are three main venues: the Market Hall which was rebuilt in 1971 following a devastating blaze two years previously, The Fish and Meat Hall which opened in the late ‘90s on the site of a former bank, and the covered Open Market with over 300 stalls.

by Garth Aspinall

The Fish and Meat Hall The centrepiece of Bury Market is undoubtedly the Fish and Meat Hall which is an eye-catching, lively, modern market building, built in an oval shape and constructed of steel and glass with large projecting canopies that afford a high degree of weather protection to the shop units that string its external perimeter. Here you will encounter Morecambe Bay potted shrimps, succulent steaks sourced from local farms and seasonal game birds brought to market straight from regional estates. From further afield, fresh tuna and monkfish are available. We were thoroughly entertained by the theatre of the stallholders shouting out their wares and announcing the ‘deals of the day’. This hubbub is a stark contrast to the sterile environment of the modern supermarket; high street butchers and fishmongers are becoming a rare sight in modern towns and cities and the collection of skills and produce on offer within this one building is a reminder of what a pleasurable experience shopping for fresh food can be. And the prices are frankly amazing!

The Open Market The outdoor Open Market has over 300 stalls offering a wide range of goods from clothing and soft furnishings to garden plants and electrical items. Most of the aisles are covered with polycarbonate roofs which bring great weather protection without losing the outdoor feel. This part of the market, particularly noted for its wide array of locally grown and world foods, has won numerous Continued over


awards for its food offer. Bury Market is of course famous for black pudding and Chadwick’s is the original stall. Choose from lean, vegetarian, chilli and chocolate, smoked cheese and ham, and bacon and leek. They sell thousands a week and blood sausage lovers can buy them hot to eat there and then. The Open Market also has a wide selection of cafes and takeaways offering everything from fish and chips to Greek mezes. We paused for a while at Peter’s Café and thoroughly enjoyed a simple beef and onion bap, tea and scones.

Market Hall The 60 indoor market stalls offer a wide variety of goods and services including giftware, hardware, linens, haberdashery, clothing, electrical goods, food, hairdressing, manicures, shoe repairs, key cutting and more. It is also linked to the adjacent Mill Gate Shopping Centre which has a further 140 shops and stores to visit.

Getting There and Back! How you travel might well depend on what you want from your visit. If you’re going mainly to savour the atmosphere, then choose between tram and car. The Metrolink stop is adjacent to the market. A car journey

will take you between 30 and 40 minutes and there are several car parks, including The Market Car Park (Satnav BL9 0RN). It’s probably wise to go by car if you’re planning to take advantage of the amazing prices available; a shopping trolley wouldn’t go amiss either unless you are septuagenarians like ourselves and are precious about your youthful image! With more space I could wax eloquent about the many famous stalls that you will encounter on your way. I could also tell you about Bury College whose catering students, by all accounts, can lay on a delicious lunch. Ring 0161 280 8624 for further information. It would be wrong to call our sortie ‘a day out’ (more like a whistle-stop tour). We were home by 5pm. But what an enjoyable adventure! For many, even a whole day might not be enough. Once you’ve been and counted the cost (or should I say the savings) you are likely to make it a habit.

Opening Times The Fish and Meat Hall opens Monday to Saturday with a half day on Tuesday. But the best days to visit are the three full market days on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday when all the stalls should be open. www.burymarket. com Bury Market Office 0161 253 6520



Answers: bacon, fried egg, coffee, toast, baked beans, sausage. Extra letter answer: orange

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Children’s Activities Things to do with pre-school kids

monday Trinity Tots at Holy Trinity Hurdsfield 9.30-11.00am Free play, craft activities and song time. Refreshments include tea, coffee, juice and toast. 197a Hurdsfield Road, Macclesfield. Contact 01625 424587

Tuesday Praise & Play 9.30-11am Term time only. St Oswald’s Church, Bollington. Contact Beverley on 01625 500970 or Wacky Woods 10am -12pm Styperson Quarry Wood, Brookledge Lane, Adlington. Come and have fun in the woods with your pre-schooler in a guided session; even young babies can appreciate the joys of nature. £5 per child includes pancakes or crumpets on the campfire. Contact 01625 573086. Turtle Tots 10-11.30am Term time only. For babies and toddlers 3 months to 3 years. Learn how to swim with your baby above and below the water and teach your baby water confidence and key lifesaving skills, all in a friendly and sociable environment! Shrigley Hall, Pott Shrigley. For more details contact or (Classes also at DW Fitness, Macclesfield on Monday & Sunday – please contact Judith for more details)

Wednesday Rhyme Time 10-10.30am Bollington Library. Free but children must be accompanied by an adult. Telephone 01625 378 266 NCT at Fun4all 10-12 noon Fun4all in Macclesfield. Under 1’s free, 1 and 2 year olds £1 and 3+ usual rates. Contact uk, telephone 0844 243 6115, and see our Facebook page ‘Friends of East Cheshire NCT’ for more information and other events. Tiny Talk baby signing classes 11.15am-12.15pm & 12.30-1.30pm United Reformed Church, Macclesfield. For more information or to book a place contact Claire 07941 904033


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Turtle Tots 3-4.30pm Mottram Hall, Prestbury. For more details contact judith.rucklidge@ or

thursday Jolly Bollys 10-11.30am Bollington Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane. Please call 01625 378 081 or email hurdsfieldchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast. for more information Stay & Play 1.30-3pm Hurdsfield Children’s Centre, Hulley Rd, Macc. For ages 0-5 with parents/carers. Please call 01625 378 081 or email for more information. Turtle Tots 3-4pm Mottram Hall, Prestbury. For more details contact judith.rucklidge@ or

Friday Rhyme Time 10-10.30am Bollington Library. Free but children must be accompanied by an adult. Tel 01625 378 266.

Saturday Footloose Dance Academy 9-9.55am Civic Hall, Bollington. Introduction to dance for 3-4 year olds, including Ballet, Tap, and Freestyle dance. Children will use their imagination, practise simple steps and learn co-ordination – whilst having fun! For more information visit and to register please contact Sarah on 07951 054 547. Turtle Tots 9-10am Mottram Hall, Prestbury. For more details contact judith.rucklidge@ or Dad’s Group 10-12noon Hurdsfield Children’s Centre, Hulley Rd, Macc. Drop-in play session for dads and male carers. Monthly meeting so please call the centre 01625 378 081 for dates and more information.

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Thursday 1 march

Saturday 10 March

Would you like to meet new friends? Are you over 50 and single? Thursday Group is a friendship group for men and women, with several activities run by the members every week. These include walking, dancing, badminton, theatre and restaurant visits. For more info, see, or ring Mike on 07860 396286, or just come along to new members night on the first Thursday in each month where you will be met by group members. The Bulls Head Pub, 30 Wilmslow Road, Handforth SK9 3EW 8.30pm

The Silk Museum - Wet Felt Making: Fun with Fibre Under guidance from textile artist Anne Davis, you will learn the process of wet-felting, including simple techniques such as blending fibres, layering, and decorating a fibre base. The workshop is suitable for complete beginners; all you need is lots of imagination. Please bring an apron, old towel and a rolling pin. Materials will be available for purchase on the day. £20, 10am to 4pm For more information and to book contact Wilmslow Guild on 01625 523903 or

Friday 2 March Oscar’s Extravorganza - Let the Organ Thunder Organist Philip Underwood FRCO. Admission Free – Retiring Collection Each recital will last approximately 40 minutes St Bartholomew’s Church Wilmslow 1.15pm

Saturday 3 March Alderley Edge Orchestra performs Gustav Holst’s suite, The Planets. Tickets £10 adults, £1 under 18s. Tickets on the door or in advance from or ticket hotline 01625 581321. The Festival Hall, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR 7.30pm

Saturday 3 March The Silk Museum - Silk Study Day A range of guest speakers will be offering insights into different aspects of the silk trade: Rachel Midgley, Curator at Gawthorpe Textiles Collection, Gawthorpe Hall, will be discussing silk fashions; Sara Jane Murray will be showing items from her personal collection and talking about the fascinating escape and evade silk maps printed in Macclesfield during World War II, which were re-used as fabric on the Home Front. £30, including lunch. 10am to 4pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL call 01625 613210 or pop in to The Old Sunday School shop. More details at bbc-silk

Saturday 10 March Bollington and District Horticultural Society and Flower Club 52nd Spring Show. For details of how to enter the adult or children’s classes contact Joyce Burton 572668 or email; Bollington Civic Hall 2pm to 4pm

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Monday 12 March Macclesfield & East Cheshire British Cactus and Succulent Society A visit to Steven Hammer’s Collection Meeting at Wilmslow Library 7.30pm

Tuesday 13 March East Cheshire Association of the National Trust Lecture – ‘A Walk along the Cleveland Way’ by Victor Crawford. Brookdale Club, Bridge Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3AB 2pm

Tuesday 13 March Big Night Special – Wildlife Photographer Paul Goldstein From the High Arctic to the Southern Oceans with the Masai Mara, Pantanal and Bandhavgarh in between Paul will captivate our audience with tales and images in the way that only he can. Hosted by North Cheshire Photographic Society. Tickets £10 via online sales. No sales on the door, for more information visit Poynton Civic Centre 7.30 for 8pm start

Thursday, 15 March Bollington Horticultural Society Tasty Tomatoes. David Thornton will give his top tips. Members £1.50. Non-members £3 Bollington Community Centre at 7.30pm

Thursday 15 March Prestbury Flower Club.The speaker for the meeting is Viki Fox from Plants Agogo. New members always welcome. Contact Mary Hindle on 01625827700 or email Village Hall Prestbury 2pm Continued over


Friday 16 March

Weds 21 to Friday 23 March

52 Skidoo presents This Joint is Jumpin’ Macclesfield Library is excited to announce that they will be joined in March for a Cheshire Rural Touring Arts performance. Join us for an evening of music and comedy themed around the 1920’s - wear your best twenties get-up and dance the night away in the library! Suitable for children aged 12+ Tickets from the library, over the phone on (01625) 374000 or via our Facebook page. £8 – Adults, £7 - Concessions (Aged 60+, Students, Children), £25 - Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children) Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield, SK10 1EE 7.30pm

North Cheshire Photographic Society Annual Exhibition Weds 21 March evening: North Cheshire Challenge Interclub Print Competition Thurs 22 March: Exhibition open and North Cheshire Challenge Interclub Digital Knock out Competition. Fri 23 March: Exhibition open. Members only Exhibition Dinner and Awards Presentation in the evening. For more information visit Poynton Civic Centre, entry to the exhibition is free

Saturday 17 March Agatha Christie & Art Deco Presented by History Wardrobe (Friends’ Event). Celebrating the life and times of the Queen of Crime, including dazzling Deco fashions to intrigue and inspire. £10/£8 (Friends), purchase tickets in person at The Old Sunday School shop or call 01625 613210. Please let us know if you would like to join us for coffee and cake at the time of booking to receive your special ticket at no extra charge. The Old Sunday School, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT 11am

Wednesday 21 March Lunchtime Concert Violin recital by students from The Royal Northern College of Music. Admission by programme £5. Light lunches available from 12 noon Alderley Edge Methodist Church 1pm

Weds 21 to Sat 24 March NK Theatre Arts Presents The Who’s - ‘Quadrophenia’ *with special permission from Pete Townshend* WINNER of Best Actor, Best Musical Director & Best Musical at the 2013 Manchester Musical Awards NK Theatre Arts Rock Musical returns to The Forum Theatre! The central figure of Quadrophenia is Jimmy a teenager struggling with a split personality. Through his eyes we see his impassive parents, the 60’s Mod scene, his deluded romance and his anger and frustration against society. To Jimmy, being a Mod is everything; a way of life, and a chance to be special. Ticket prices £15 (10% discount for INSIDE readers) 24 hr Box Office 0333 666 3366 The Forum Theatre Romiley Stockport SK6 4EA


Thursday 22 March Wilmslow Guild Natural History Society Brockholes – the unreserved reserve by Brian Ashworth of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust. Visitors very welcome (£4) More information from David Warner 01625 874387 Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne St, Wilmslow SK9 5HD 7.30pm

Saturday 24 March Poynton Ceilidhs Time Bandits, caller Baz Parkes. Traditional dancing to live music. Experience not necessary! Tickets £9 on the door, cash only, under 16s half price. For advance tickets visit Reserved tickets will be held on the door till 8.15pm Poynton Community Centre 8pm to 11.30pm. Doors open 7.45pm

Saturday 24 March The Fitzwilliam Quartet As one of the oldest-established and best-known British string quartets the Fitzwilliam needs no introduction. Programme: Purcell Fantazia no 7 Z738, Marcus Barcham Stevens Double on Purcell’s Fantazia no 7; Fantazia on one note, Praetorius/ Brahms Chorale Prelude: Es ist ein Ros’ enstsprungen op 122 no 8, Beethoven Quartet in F minor op 95, Schubert Death and the Maiden D810 Bollington Arts Centre 8pm

Tuesday 27 March Macclesfield Group of the Family History Society of Cheshire. The impact of Macclesfield’s Mayors in the Great War: Joseph Whitmore, Edwin Crew and Joseph Frost - a talk by Peter Ramsden. Admission £2 per meeting inc refreshments The Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6XD 7.30pm

Wednesday 28 March

Tuesday 10 April

Wilmslow Guild Floral Design Club - ‘The World’s My Oyster’ with Jenny Williams.Visitors are most welcome but are limited to two visits per Guild year at £6 (special events extra). Contact, Ros Heywood on 01625 529467, see also our listing at NAFAS Cheshire Wilmslow Guild, Bourne Street, Wilmslow 1.45pm

East Cheshire Association of the National Trust Lecture – ‘Building the Big Ditch’ – Judith Atkinson Brookdale Club, Bridge Lane, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3AB 2pm

Tuesday 10 April

Cartouche Creations. Holiday activity for kids. Make a ‘carved’ tablet with your name in hieroglyphs out of air-hardening clay. £3 per person., West Park Museum, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop-in.

Professor Mace and his amazing panda medals Holiday activity for kids. Meet Professor Mace, explore some of his amazing discoveries and work with his assistant David to cast your own panda medal in tribute to our Macc Panda. £3 per person, West Park Museum, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop-in

Wednesday 4 April

Wednesday 11 April

Tuesday 3 April

Egyptian Crocodiles. Holiday activity for kids. Victorian explorers often tried to bring back crocodiles as souvenirs of their adventures. Make the figure of Sobek, the Egyptian God of the Nile, who was depicted as a Nile crocodile and then make a climbing crocodile snapping at the explorers’ heels! £3 per person The Old Sunday School, Roe Street, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop in

Thursday 5 april Would you like to meet new friends? Are you over 50 and single? Thursday Group is a friendship group for men and women, with several activities run by the members every week. These include walking, dancing, badminton, theatre and restaurant visits. For more info, see, or ring Mike on 07860 396286, or just come along to new members night on the first Thursday in each month where you will be met by group members. The Bulls Head Pub, 30 Wilmslow Road, Handforth SK9 3EW 8.30pm

Thursday 5 April Under the Microscope. Holiday Activity for kids. Take a look at some small objects under the microscope, make them big to see their detail, then think of one of your favourite things and create it in miniature to fit into a matchbox. Decorate the matchbox and you have a tiny artwork to take away! £5 per person,1.30-3.30pm, drop-in The Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop in.

Friday 6 April Oscar’s Extravorganza - Ring the Bells for Oscar. Organist Philip Underwood FRCO Admission Free – Retiring Collection St Bartholomew’s Church, Wilmslow at 1.15pm

The Knight’s Quest Holiday activity for kids. £3 per person. Celebrate St George’s Day by taking on the Knight’s Quest, making your own helmet and shield before going in search of the dragon. The Old Sunday School, Roe Street, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop in

Thursday 12 April Storybook Finger Puppets. Holiday activity for kids. Macclesfield’s Charles Tunnicliffe illustrated lots of story books, particularly featuring animals and birds. Make a family of finger puppets to illustrate your own story. £5 per person. The Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield 1.30 to 3.30pm, drop in.

Wednesday 18 April Lunchtime Concert. Piano recital by Leif Kanar-Lidstrom from The Royal Northern College of Music. Admission by programme £5. Light lunches available from 12 noon Alderley Edge Methodist Church 1pm

Thursday 19 April Bollington Horticultural Society. Agapanthus, Tulbagia and Clivia. A talk by Steve from Hoyland Plant Centre which holds the National Collection. Members £1.50. Non-members £3 Bollington Community Centre at 7.30pm

SATURDAY 21 APRIL By Special Request! Capriccio vocal ensemble perform popular choral music with songs chosen by the audience. Conductor: David Walsh Accompanist: Tim Walker. Tickets: £10, under 18s free, from 07882 368167, or on the door. All proceeds to Parkinson’s UK ALEX Project. St Oswald’s Church, Bollington 7.30pm Continued over


Saturday 21 April

Thursday 26 April

The Doric Quartet 8pm Founded in 1998 the Doric are now regarded as one of the leading British string quartets among many ensembles of exceptionally high quality. Their playing has been judged inventive, engaging, moving, and beautiful. Haydn Quartet op 35 no 5; Ades The Four Quarters; Beethoven Quartet op 130 Bollington Arts Centre 8pm

Wilmslow Guild Natural History Society AGM, then Beekeeping by Brian Corfield. Visitors very welcome (£4). More information from David Warner 01625 874387 Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne St, Wilmslow SK9 5HD 7.30pm

Fri 21 to Sat 22 April Poynton Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s annual spring concert. Sing into Spring’ will be a mixture of music consisting of mostly American and British folk songs, together with a medley of songs from the popular musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. In addition, there will be an Abba sing-a-long. Advance tickets £8 for adults and £5 for ages 16 and under from or 01625 876394. Tickets purchased on the door are £10 and £5 respectively. Poynton Legion, George’s Road West, Poynton 7.30pm

Saturday 28 April Poynton Ceilidhs Albireo, caller Sarah Clough. Traditional dancing to live music. Experience not necessary! Tickets £9 on the door, cash only, under 16s are half price. Advance tickets at Poynton Civic Hall. 8pm till 11.30pm. Doors open 7.45pm

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Sunday 22 April Plant Hunters’ Fair Fund Raising Event for special projects at the Hall: £2 entry to Plant Fair Bramall Hall, Bramhall Park, off Hall Road, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 3NX 11am to 4pm

Tuesday 24 April Macclesfield Group of the Family History Society of Cheshire. Tiptoe though the Tombstones a talk by Rina Tillinger. Uncovering poignant & quirky gravestone inscriptions and epitaphs many of which are local. Admission is £2 per meeting including refreshments For further details please contact The Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6XD, 7.30pm

Wednesday 25 April Wilmslow Guild Floral Design Club - ‘Fierce Creatures’ with Derek Morgan. Visitors are most welcome but are limited to two visits per Guild year at £6 (special events extra). Contact, Ros Heywood on 01625 529467, see also our listing at NAFAS Cheshire Wilmslow Guild, Bourne Street, Wilmslow 1.45pm


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useful numbers Churches Bollington United Reformed Church Bollington Christian Life Church Prestbury Methodist Church Quakers St Oswald’s Church St Gregory’s RC Church St Peters Church Prestbury Tytherington Family Worship

Schools 01625 613029 01625 578100 01625 424361 01625 562109 01625 422849 01625 572108 01625 827625 01625 615195

pharmacies I Rowlands & Co The Village Pharmacy, Prestbury

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Dentists Bollington Dental Practice Prestbury Road Dental Practice

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Doctors Bollington Medical Centre Hope Cottage Surgery, Prestbury

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Leisure Centre Bollington Leisure Centre Macclesfield Leisure Centre

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Libraries Bollington Library Prestbury Library Macclesfield Library

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Post Offices West Bollington Post Office Tytherington Post Office

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Hospitals Macclesfield Hospital Stepping Hill Hospital NHS Non-Emergency

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Electricity – Power Loss Gas – Emergency Water – Faults, United Utilities Environment Agency Floodline

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Helplines Alcoholics Anonymous Al-Anon Childline Citizens Advice Bureau Crimestoppers Directory Enquiries National Dementia Helpline RSPCA Samaritans

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Bollington Printshop 27

Minuteman Press

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