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Neston May 2018

Issue 126

Inside this month: l Little Neston clean-up l Local primary schools l VC Stone l Ofsted success l What's On l Legal column

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Preparations are well under way for Neston Ladies’ Day on 7th June, and this year funding has been agreed for a showcase for local talent. In this edition we also have news of a clean-up on the Wirral Way, a memorial to a Neston war hero, volunteer work at Hadlow Road Station, local primary schools and improvements to Sytchcroft Park, as well as the regular features, the what’s on guide, business directory and much more. Also, well done to Jill Cox who wins the Brio Leisure competition. We had loads of entries so thanks to everyone who took part!

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Memorial unveiled to Neston war hero A memorial plaque has been unveiled to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the award of a Victoria Cross to Neston man Lt Col Christopher Bushell. The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs joined the Mayor of Neston, Cllr Pat Kynaston, MP Justin Madders, Cheshire West & Chester Councillors, Neston Town Councillors and the Curator of the Surrey Infantry Museum, together with community groups, to unveil the plaque within the railed area of the War Memorial. Almost 50 descendants of Christopher Bushell travelled from as far away as France to take part in the church service which preceded the unveiling and the local branch of the British Legion saluted Lt Col Bushell with the Last Post and dipped standards.

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Local residents stood with the family to observe a minute’s silence. The Junior Mayor and Deputy Junior Mayor represented the youth of Neston at the ceremony. Following the formal ceremony guests and local residents took the opportunity to see the replica medals, displayed on an original regimental drum, within a glass case set up in the church. The cover cloth will be displayed in Neston prior to being donated to the Surrey Museum to join the original medals. Guests then made their way to the Town Hall to enjoy an afternoon tea and the chance to meet members of the family and regiment. Pictures by Bernard Rose Photography


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There will be an extra dimension to Neston Ladies Day on Thursday 7th June. Neston Town Council has approved a grant application by the Hip and Harmony choir to provide a showcase for local talent and community art groups, attracting friends and families in support of the artists. The event starts at 2pm outside the Malt Shovel pub.


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Walkers survive the wet and windy weather A total of 32 people - and several dogs - took part in the traditional sponsored Christian Aid walk, on a cold, windy and sometimes snowy day. Margaret Heibel and Cheryl Ellis served hot drinks and snacks at the Gayton half-way stop. Back at the United Reformed Church, walkers enjoyed home-made soup, and home-baked bread. Lynne Vaughan said: “We are so grateful for the generosity of those who donated. The money raised goes directly to our partners who need expertise, or cash grants to organise life enhancing projects for the most vulnerable people on the planet.” A collection at Aldi raised £514.48 and a further collection will take place on Saturday 12th May at Gordale and during Christian Aid week from 13th-19th May. On Sunday 13th May the Christian Aid service will be at St Thomas’ Church, Parkgate at 6.30pm. Contact Lynne Vaughan on 0151 336 8920 or email if you wish to help with collections. Pictured: Some of the walkers setting off on the sponsored walk and the collection at Aldi.

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Convicts spruce up Wirral Way Offenders carrying out Community Payback along an idyllic stretch of disused railway have been praised by Cheshire West and Chester Council for improving the popular path. Community Payback is a sentence made by the court that involves people working for a period of time under the supervision of probation on tasks that benefit local areas. Teams of up to eight people doing unpaid work have shifted tonnes of mud, leaves and silt that had obscured swathes of the route on the Wirral Way, near Lees Lane, Little Neston. The work started last October, and has been supervised by the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company’s Community Payback Supervisor, Val Barker. The Council’s Director of Place Operations, Maria Byrne said: “Our Greenspaces Team has a long-standing partnership with the Community Payback Team and the arrangement has produced excellent results. I’m very grateful to everyone who has been involved with

the work near Lees Lane, they have done a great job.” Jack, who was sentenced to 70 hours unpaid work, said: “It’s nice that what we are doing is appreciated. “I’d obviously prefer not to be here, I’m doing this as well as my job so I’ve lost a lot of free time, but I am happy getting stuck into it and am pleased it is helping the area.” Val said: “We’ve a really good relationship with the Council and have been happy to get stuck into this task. It’s a beautiful stretch, but sadly – as well as the silt – a fair amount of litter had been dropped as well, but we’ve shifted that too. “People on Community Payback have worked hard and many passers-by have thanked them for their efforts. I am delighted that they have been praised for a job well done.” Offenders across this region carry out more than half a million hours of unpaid work every year.

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The next meeting will be at 7.30pm on Thursday 17th May at the United Reformed Church Hall, Moorside Lane, Neston. David Casement will talk on Storeton Quarry, the Tramway and Higher Bebington. Visitors and new members are welcome. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be served. Contact: Janet Griffiths 0151 336 5478, email l Recently Janet Griffiths organised two litter-picking parties, as part of the Great British Spring Clean. Volunteers collected litter from Sytchcroft Park, Upper Raby Road, Neston Maranatha a cemetery, and Clay Hill estate. Janet has also organising first weeding party in Neston Market With over 27 years of Square. These are all in preparation for the Community Pride competition. throughout the UK; d l Steve Quicke and Robina Hetherington are working on a map of the Neston Conservation Area to be displayed in the Market Square, to make people more aware of the Conservation Ba Area and the rules. It is 50 years since Conservation Areas were first established. Each member of this fa l We are working on making our Town Trail available to people to use on their smart Volunteers count the phones. Trail Tale is producing the Trail as an ALL OUR FURNITUR app. cost of station repairs IS HANDMADE BY OU l On 19th July Steve Quicke is organising VOLUNTEERS at Hadlow Road Station TEAM OF CABINET MAK another in the popular series Neston’s grand are giving themselves a deserved pat Designs. on the back after completing well over




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Crazy socks for a great cause Pupils and staff at Neston Primary School wore odd socks to show their support for World Down Syndrome Day recently. Gingerbread socks were on sale and £263.50 was raised for Cheshire Down Syndrome Support Group – a volunteer run group that works at unlocking children’s potential through early support, family events and training & education.


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range of products for customers to view and an 8800 square foot warehouse, Corfe Stone has always held a large presence in the local area. Helping to support other businesses in the area, they regularly refer customers to their list of recommended local contractors to carry out their installation work. The two companies certainly have a lot of common! CED Stone Group provides one of the most extensive range of natural stone and hard landscaping products on the ever-changing industry, they work with a wide range

of the business, bringing with them highly valuable experience, knowledge and customer relationships. Corfe Stone has continued to trade under its own well-known and respected name, but following on from CED Stone Group’s extensive company-wide re-branding, it will be transforming to CED Stone Landscape North West – Corfe Depot. For further information about CED Stone Group, their extensive product range and their new branding, visit

Corfe Depot “Like CED, Corfe Stone is a family-owned company, which has been trading for over forty years. Its products, traditions and customer service ethos are very similar to ours. The us and we look forward to serving Corfe’s loyal customer base” Managing Director Giles Heap

We hope you can join us for our Open Day in May for all our latest offers! CED Stone Landscape North West - Corfe Depot Hooton Works Hooton Road Wirral CH66 7NB e. t. 0151 327 5555 w.

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Hoylake Business Bought by Cheshire Outfit


A Cheshire Chartered Financial Planning company have completed the purchase of Hoylake based Iain MaClaverty Wealth Management in a move that will see the popular ‘one man band’ business become part of a larger organisation. The acquisition comes as Iain Maclaverty begins to wind down his 40 year career in financial services, and he commented ‘As I approach 60 I am beginning to look ahead to the future and ultimately, retirement. I have known the two Directors, Jonathan Seddon and Phil Illingworth, for a number of years and feel that this association is a natural fit for my business and primarily in my clients best interest.’ Illingworth Seddon are committed to developing the business in Hoylake and the surrounding areas having signed a new long term lease on the premises, plus both Iain and his popular assistant Karen Mossman are being retained by the practice. Company Director Jonathan Seddon said ‘We are delighted to be able to assist Iain with his plans over the next few years, and with the staff and resources we have at our disposal we are well positioned to continue the high level of service Iain has provided for his clients over many years. Our aims for the Hoylake office are to develop and build on the brilliant standards which have been set, and continue to bring our clients the most professional and holistic financial service in the North West.’

The Partner Practice represents only St. James's Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the Group's wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group's website The 'St. James's Place Partnership' and the titles 'Partner' and 'Partner Practice' are marketing terms used to describe St. James's Place representatives. Illingworth Seddon Chartered Financial Planners is a trading name of Illingworth Seddon Limited

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Tea Dance Wednesday 2nd May 2pm. Refreshments from 1pm Come along and enjoy our lovely tea dance with live music from our resident trio, The Swingmasters. If you’re not a dancer, come along anyway and listen to the music, enjoy a cup of tea and a chat with new friends. 2-4:30pm. Admission £4 on the door.

Memory Lane Afternoon Club Wednesday 9th May 2pm Doors open at 1pm This new venture for Heswall Hall introduces dementia-friendly screenings. There will be refreshments before and during the interval roughly half-way through. Please note that a friend, family member or carer must also attend. Limited numbers. Contact Trudi for more information Tickets £3.50 (carer free) from Heswall Hall (0151 342 2614) or online: heswallhall

Heswall Hall Evening Cinema:

Breathe Wednesday 9th May 7.30pm. Bar open at 6.45pm An inspiring biographical drama based on the true story of Robin and Diana Cavendish. When Robin (Andrew Garfield) is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. Robin and Diana (Claire Foy), with the help of Diana’s twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the ground-breaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), dare to escape the hospital ward. Together they refuse to be imprisoned by his suffering, transforming the lives of others with their humour, courage and lust for life. A heart-warming and hilarious celebration of bravery and human possibility; a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last. Tickets £5 from: Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould’s Stationers, Heswall; My Gift Place, Neston; and Heswall Hall, also online: heswallhall

Dementia-Friendly Awareness Session Thursday 10th May at 2pm Dementia Friends give people an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do that make a difference.

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Northern Rhythm Big Band Saturday 12th May 7.30pm. Doors and bar open at 6.45pm The dynamic 14 piece, Northern Rhythm Big Band, made up of many of the Northwest’s leading Big Band musicians returns to Heswall Hall, playing all your big band favourites from bands such as Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and more. They will be featuring their wonderful singer Laura, guest vocalist Rob Thompson and guest trumpeter, the fabulous Clifford Ray. Tickets £10 from: Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould’s Stationers, Heswall; My Gift Place, Neston; and Heswall Hall, also on line:

The Woolgatherers of Heswall present

A Bunch of Amateurs Thursday 17th - Saturday 19th May 7.30pm. Bar open at 6.45pm The hilarious comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. Tickets £8 from Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould’s Stationers, Heswall, Fringes Hairdressers, Irby. Also available on (booking fee applies) or telephone 0151 336 2747.

The Big Room presents

Three Live Bands Friday 25th May 8pm. Bar open from 7.15pm Three bands play live in rotation, all on the same stage, and in an arrangement similar to that used in the BBC’s Later with Jools Holland. This is the now regular event in this format, previous events have been very popular, often selling out. Featuring: Scaredy Cats, Megan Louise, The Two of Us Bar at pub prices, hot finger style food will be on sale. Tickets £5 from:

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Heswall Hall Community Trust is looking for a Cleaner to join our friendly, hardworking team for a minimum of 10 hours per week Monday - Friday We need someone who has: l Proven skills in cleaning a hall or office to a high standard l Good communication skills. l A flexible approach to your work and an ability to prioritise according to the needs of the customer. l Good physical fitness, as the work includes the movement of equipment Your role would be to assist our management team, Trudi & Steve and the other members of staff in maintaining the standard of cleanliness and customer service and working with our team of friendly volunteers. For more information please contact Trudi Harris, Hall Manager on 051 342 2614 or email:

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Improvements at Sytchcroft Park Sytchcroft Park is to be transformed by a new play area and landscaping. Cheshire West and Chester Council, Neston Town Council and partners have secured funding to improve the site. The funding will now be spent on a new play area, multi-use games area, extra footpaths and wider landscaping in the park. CCTV and lighting improvements will be installed on the existing cycle path through the site to Neston Station. Neston High School and Neston Primary School will be asked to help draw up a community art project for the site. Maria Byrne, from Cheshire West and Chester Council, said: “On behalf of the partnership, I am delighted to report the fantastic response to the call to improve this area of Neston. We have secured significant funding from a variety of contributors to make a real difference to the park. “We will now work together to deliver the plan and we are excited at the prospect of a revamped community space this coming autumn.” The Council and Neston Town Council carried out a public consultation in 2016 and 2017, presenting ideas on how to improve the whole Sytchcroft site. A contractor will be appointed over the coming months and the scheme is scheduled to be delivered on site this autumn. Aqua Marine and diamond unique design ring Set In white gold.

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Useful numbers and info BURTON AND NESTON HISTORY SOCIETY Talks are held for members and visitors on the second Thursday of the month from October to May in the Gladstone Hall, Burton at 8pm. Contact the Publicity Officer 336 1190.

DENTISTS Redcliffe Dental Practice, 25 Parkgate Road.. Tel 336 3012 Raby Road Dental Centre,30 Raby Road, Neston. Tel 0151 336 6844 Neston Dental Care, 5 Park Street, Neston. Tel 0151 336 5555

CHEMISTS Deeside Pharmacy, Mellock Lane, Little Neston. Tel: 336 1837 Galen Pharmacy, 17 High Street, Neston. Tel: 336 2350

DOCTORS The Neston Medical Centre, 14-20 Liverpool Road, Neston. Tel 336 4121 Neston Surgery, Mellock Lane, Little Neston. Tel: 336 3951 The Willaston Surgery, Neston Road, Willaston. Tel 327 4593

CHESHIRE WEST & CHESTER COUNCIL Cheshire West and Chester Council:For all local authority Inquiries regarding schools, roads, social services, planning, the Civic Hall, street cleansing, refuse disposal, local highways, environmental health and housing. Tel 0300 123 8 123 CHURCHES St Mary & St Helen Parish Church, Neston. The Vicarage, High St, Neston. Tel: 353 1000 Parkgate & Neston United Reformed Church, Moorside Lane,Parkgate. Tel 336 3336 Little Neston Methodist Church. Tel: 334 1772. Sunday services, 10.30am Neston Christian Fellowship, Burton Road. Tel: 336 7386 Neston Methodist Church, Park Road, Neston. Tel: 334 1772 St Winifride’s RC Church, Burton Rd, Little Neston. Tel: 336 4189 St Nicholas Parish Church, Burton. Tel: 353 0453 St Michael & All Angels, Marshlands Rd, Little Neston. Tel: 353 1000 St Thomas’ Church, Mostyn Square, Parkgate. T 353 1000 CIVIC HALL Neston Civic Hall, Hinderton Road. Tel 336 1077 CYBERCENTRE Neston Community Cybercentre, Methodist Church, Park Street, Neston. Open Mon-Thurs. Tel: 336 7784

OUT OF HOURS EMERGENCIES Arrowe Park Hospital. Tel: 678 8496 FRIENDS OF PARK FIELDS The group aim to enhance the area of Park Fields in Parkgate Call 336 7472 or email: HOMEWATCH Parkgate & Neston Group Pam Reynolds email email Little Neston and Riverside Rose McMahon JUNIOR FOOTBALL Neston Nomads. Ages 5-adult also includes a girls’ section. Tel Norman on 353 8337 LIBRARY Neston Library, Parkgate Road Phone 0151 337 4670 MARKET Fridays 8.30am-3pm. Farmers & Food Makers Market 1st Saturday in the month 10am – 2pm, Market square at rear of Neston Town Hall. Tel: 0151 353 1056 NESTON CIVIC SOCIETY The society deals with the local environment, planning, architecture - and conservation. We hold 6 talks and 2 newsletters per year. Contact Janet Griffiths on 336 5478 or email

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NESTON RECREATION CENTRE Raby Park Road, Neston Tel 336 5741 NESTON TOWN COUNCIL Neston Town Hall, High Street, Neston, CH64 9TR. Reception open 9am – 12noon. 0151 336 3840. There are 17 town councillors working on various community activities in the town. Town Clerk 0151 336 3840 OVER 50s SWIMMING CLUB Swims at the Recreation Centre on Monday and Friday afternoons in term time. For further details please call 0151 336 4922 or 336 3675. PARKGATE JAZZ CLUB Jazz sessions are held upstairs at the Red Lion, Neston,, every Tuesday starting at 8.30pm. The 6 piece Parade Jazz Band plays a broad spectrum of traditional and mainstream tunes from their extensive repertoire gathered over 25 years of playing there. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is a raffle to support the band’ - so why not come along, join in the fun and enjoy the music. PARKGATE SOCIETY The Society is closely involved with the local authorities with particular interest in the history, conservation and enhancement of the unique quality of Parkgate and its amenities. email phone 0151 336 7838. POLICE Neston Police office, Neston Town Hall. Tel: 0845 458 0000 SCHOOLS Neston High School 336 3902 Bishop Wilson Primary 336 3396 Neston Primary 338 2500 Parkgate Primary 338 2082 St Winefride’s RC Primary 338 2468 Woodfall Primary 338 2288


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CHURCH MICE PLAY GROUP Neston Methodist Church. Thursdays 9.30 for 9.45 start-11.30am during Term-time. Babies,toddlers and preschool with parents or carers welcome. Sing along session, search for knitted mice, Bible story, craft activity, play time and refreshments. £1.50 per family

NESTON DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB The club meets, at the Quaker Meeting House, Heswall, Wednesdays at 7 for 7:15pm. They play friendly but competitive duplicate sessions. Visitors in pairs are welcome. To join contact Helen on 678 1696, a partner is needed, but they often can help.

PARKGATE JAZZ CLUB Jazz sessions are held at the Red Lion, Neston,, every Tuesday starting at 8.30pm. The 6 piece Parade Jazz Band plays a broad spectrum of traditional and mainstream tunes from their extensive repertoire gathered over 25 years of playing there. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is a raffle to support the band’ - so why not come along, join in the fun and enjoy the music.

NESTON FOLK DANCE CLUB Come and enjoy English Folk Dancing to live music at the URC Community Hall, Parkgate Road/Moorside Lane, Neston. We meet from 8-10pm on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month. Both beginners and experienced dancers are very welcome. For more details contact 0151 336 5578 or 0151 353 1748.

NESTON PROBUS CLUB The club meets monthly at Neston Cricket Club for lunch with a speaker and also has bowls and snooker sections and outings. The club is friendly and is for retired professional and business men. Contact the chairman, Ken Goodyear, on 336 3501. NESTON CROWN GREEN BOWLING CLUB The club is always looking for new women and men members of all ages. Experienced bowlers are welcome but no previous experience is necessary. Contact Phil on 07527017167 or see us on the green on a Sunday morning during the summer months and have a go. NESTON FLOWER SOCIETY Meet at the Civic Hall, Hinderton Road, Neston on the third Thursday of the month – except August – at 10am. Tel 0151 336 2807. LITTLE STARS PLAYGROUP, BURTON Praise and play sessions for babies, toddlers and pre school with their parents or carers. Mondays 1-2.30pm at St Nicholas church, Burton.

NESTON MARKET Weekly Friday market, 9am-1pm at the Market Square, Neston. 0151 353 1056 WILLASTON COUNTRY MARKET The Memorial Hall, Willaston, Fridays, 8.45am - 11am. Baked goods, jams, chutneys, fresh produce, cards and knitted goods. PARKGATE SENIORS COFFEE MORNINGS At the Ship Hotel, Parkgate Parade, on the last Tuesday of every month (except December) from 10.30am-12noon. Friendship, conversation and support for local charities. Tel. 353 8184. NESTON U3A This is a charitable organisation for retired and semi-retired people. Our monthly meeting is held at the Civic Hall on Hinderton Road, on the last Thursday of the month. We have a speaker at each meeting with tea and biscuits afterwards. The doors open at 1.15 And the meeting begins at 2pm We have about 40 different interest groups from Country Dancing to French Conversation and Rummicub. There is also a Luncheon Club. We hope you can find something of interest to you. Why not come to one of our meetings and see if you would like to join?


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After a long cold winter we can welcome a variety of trees, shrubs and perennials that flower in May.

Laburnum x watereri is a smallish tree (4 to 8 metres tall) with long racemes of bright yellow flowers in late spring. Note that all parts of the tree are poisonous including the seeds so not one to plant where small children or animals are around. However the flowers are stunning and if you had time to train over an arch you could have a mini Laburnum tunnel similar to the famous one at Bodnant gardens. Clematis Montana is a climber, very vigorous and can drape itself over 4 fence panels! It is covered in pink or white flowers which are slightly scented and will flower in sun or shade. Best in a moisture retentive soil and if it gets too large, take the shears to it immediately after flowering. Shrubs flowering in May include Spirea Goldflame or Golden Princess. These low growing mounded shrubs are good in sun or partial shade and any soil. The new foliage has orange or yellow leaves in early spring and bright pink flowers in summer. Perennials include the large flowered Paeonies in flower in May. They take time to clump up but look stunning. Will grow in sun or part shade and best in moisture retentive soils. Put plant supports around the foliage to keep it from falling over. On a smaller scale, the Silene vulgaris or Bladder Campion is perfect for the edge of a rockery or raised bed in sun. You can see it flowering on cliff paths in this country but it can do well in gardens too. Jobs to be doing in the garden in May include doing the Chelsea Chop! Perennials that flower later in the season such as Heleniums or Astrantias can be cut back to delay flowering. If you have 2 plants cut one back and leave the other to extend the season. Put straw around Strawberries to protect the fruit. Keep your potatoes earthed up to improve yields and continue to plant succession of salad seeds like lettuce and radishes for a continuous supply. If you would like to visit gardens look out for gardens open under the National Gardens Scheme where all proceeds go to charities including Marie Cure Cancer Care and Macmillan Cancer Support. Framley in Neston is open on 7th May with lovely mature woodland underplanted for spring, paths around the 5 acre garden will take you to a sunken garden and an intriguing pond in the woodland. Tirley Garth near Tarporley is open on the afternoon of 13th and 20th May. This Arts and Crafts garden has 20 acres to explore, including thousands of Rhododendrons and Azaleas out in May.

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What's on guide MAY 2018

Thursday 3rd May The Willaston Phil Supporters Club have something for jazz lovers with: Rhapsody in Blue with Julian Joseph- pianist, composer and living jazz legend at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Travel in comfort and safety by coach from Willaston. Combined coach & concert tickets start at £29.50. For further details contact Joan Butcher 0151 327 5191 / Friday 11th May The Hadlow Green Singers present a summer celebration ‘For the Beauty of the Earth’ at St Paul’s Church, Hooton, at 7:30pm. Tickets £6 (including refreshments) available from choir members, McColls (Willaston) and at the door. Friday 11th May The Alpine Garden Society’s show and AGM 7.45-11pm at Gladstone Village Hall, Burton. Contact Peter Cunnington 0151 336 3407. Members £1, non-members £3 (includes coffee/ tea and biscuits and entry to raffle). Saturday 26th May The latest film presented by Neston Flicks is ‘The Greatest Showman’, a musical starring Hugh Jackman, which is inspired by the imagination of PT Barnum, at Neston Civic Hall, Hinderton Road, 7pm. Tickets from NCYC, Neston Library, My Gift Place. Thursday 7th June The Willaston Phil Supporters Club present Beethoven’s Emperor – piano soloist Stephen Hough of Heswall, Vaughan Williams Symphony No 7, Sinfonia Antarctica, Holst – Ode to Death at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Travel in comfort and safety by coach from Willaston. Combined coach & concert tickets start at £29.50. For further details contact Joan Butcher 0151 327 5191 /infoconf@ REGULAR EVENTS Fridays 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th May Willaston Country Markets take place from 9am - 10am at Willaston Services Club & Royal British Legion, Hooton Road, Willaston. Ness Neighbours Coffee Mornings These are held at Ness Village Hall on the first Tuesday of the month between 10.30am and 12.30pm. Enjoy freshly made coffee and cakes in friendly company, all welcome.

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Neston Local May 2018  

Neston Local May 2018 has lots of news and features, including a memorial to a Neston war hero, a path clear-up and local primary schools.

Neston Local May 2018  

Neston Local May 2018 has lots of news and features, including a memorial to a Neston war hero, a path clear-up and local primary schools.