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August 2018 Issue 133

Inside this month: Reuben’s remarkable recovery, Queen’s Park High prom pictures, Westminster Park Goldfest

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Many of you will have heard about young Reuben Usai who has had to battle with severe problems since he was a baby. Now, his father Marco has written and book and filmed a video to highlight Reuben’s struggle. You can read more in this edition. Elsewhere in the magazine there are pictures from the Goldfest celebrations at Belgrave Primary School, prom pictures at Queen’s Park High School, more praise for the new St Mary’s Community Centre local clubs and lots more, as well as gardening and health & beauty.

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Celebrations at Belgrave school Local councillors Razia Daniels and Neil Sullivan joined in the Goldfest 50-year Golden Anniversary celebrations at Belgrave Primary School. Cllr Daniels said: “It was really great to see so many people attend the event creating a fantastic community festive atmosphere which involved past and present families and teachers. “A lot of hard work and planning has gone into creating the Goldfest 50-year celebrations. We would like to thank everyone for their contributions towards making this significant celebration a great success. “We would also like to take this opportunity to Congratulate Deanne Garratt, Belgrave Primary Head and wish her all the very best for her retirement.”

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Farndon Bridge closed until the autumn Farndon-Holt Bridge will remain closed to traffic until the autumn for essential repair work. The grade I listed building and scheduled monument, which connects the village of Farndon to Holt, will be shut for three months, although it will be open to pedestrians and cyclists. Council engineers have noticed that erosion of the historic sandstone has increased significantly. Investigation work has shown that rain water is not draining away properly but is seeping into historic fabric of the bridge. When the bridge was originally built a lime-based mortar was used which was softer than the surrounding sandstone. The soft mortar was designed to allow water to escape and slowly erode in the process. Unfortunately, previous repairs have used a hard cement-based mortar which has forced water into the stone blocks, eroding the stone instead of the mortar. The rate of erosion is made even worse here because the sandstone is constantly wet, making it more vulnerable to the erosion effects of the weather. Since the mid-1990s, changing weather patterns have caused the river to flood much more often than before. This means that the masonry stays wet for longer. Flood waters also carry a great deal of debris and fallen trees which rub against and damage parts of the bridge. Cllr Karen Shore, Cabinet Member for Environment, said: “Although the bridge structure is strong and secure, some of the sandstone will eventually wear away if action is not taken to improve the drainage system and repair the most damaged stone blocks.� The bridge will be open to pedestrians and cyclists between 9:30am and 2:30pm on week days.

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GARDENING BY JANET WEEDS

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Plants that enjoy the dry weather in late summer include Echinops ritro or Globe Thistle. They will grow to 1.5m tall and have soft thistle shaped leaves with tall stems bearing golf ball sized blue flowers. The need support but do well at the back of borders in full sun and well drained soils. Another blue plant is the Eryngiums or Sea Holly. These are shorter plants, to 75cm tall with teazle like blue spiky flowers. They also love full sun and well drained soils. Veronicas are perennials with small and tall varieties in pink, white and blue which are good for sunny positions but need more moisture. Another good plant for sun is Verbena bonariensis which has tall stiff stems topped with heads of small purple flowers. Again, it takes up little space in the ground and lasts for weeks. Not hardy in severe winters but it will self seed. Those of you that have permanently damp soil, late summer is great for flowers. In August the purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria has tall spikes of magenta pink flowers. A quirky plant for those with damp soil and space for it to wander,try Lysimachia clethroides (up to 60cm) with its white foxtail flowers. They remind me of meerkats on the lookout! If you have an established hellebore plant in the garden, look under the large leaves and you may find small seedlings already growing. Pot them up or move them out into more space so they can grow on. Keep beans, courgettes, pumpkins and squashes well watered in summer. Once the squashes and pumpkins have grown to size the foliage should die off gradually. Keep them outside to ripen the skin and keep any foliage off the ripening pumpkins. 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. Laskey Farm, Thelwell is open on 11th and 12th August with many interesting features including a series of pools and water features with superb poolside planting, herbaceous borders and a maze of grasses and prairie style planting. Abbeywood near Delamere is open on 12th August. This garden has a stunning exotic garden full of colour, formal gardens leading out into huge borders filled with sweeping planting of grasses and perennials.

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Parents can bring their young children along to special play sessions at Lache and Handbridge Children’s Centre on Tuesdays, from 1-2.30pm. Come and join in the fun every week, get ideas to do at home with your little one, learn new songs and rhymes and find out more about what’s on at your children’s centre. No need to book, come along and join in! The Let’s Play sessions take place at the children’s centre, in Hawthorn Road, Lache. Call 977791 for more information.

On Wednesday 8th August, there will be a coach outing leaving from Chester Station at 8.40am to visit Shibden Hall & Folk Museum and Piece Hall, Halifax Cost £39. On Wednesday 22nd August, a coach outing leaving Chester Station at 8.50 to visit Crosby to view Anthony Gormley’s Statues, Meols Hall & St. Cuthbert’s Church, Southport. Cost £24.00 New members are always welcome, for details of membership please ring Vanessa Stevens on 0151 336 2156 or Carole Walker on 01928 723389.

Handbridge Flower Club We are happy to announce that our meetings are now held back in Handbridge in the fantastic new St. Mary’s Handbridge Centre. Our first meeting after the summer break will be on Thursday 20th September at 1.45pm when we welcome favourite Don Billington, from Liverpool, who has chosen “Something Special” as the title of his demonstration. Not only is he a talented demonstrator, but a comedian to boot, so all his visits are special. Forget all your worries and come and relax with us for the afternoon. After the demonstration, the arrangements will be raffled and you have a chance to have a chat and make friends over tea and biscuits, and to browse our charity bring-andbuy and book stalls. Visitors and those members who found difficulty in attending meetings out of Handbridge are especially welcome (admission £5). For further details contact 01244 683715.

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Firm Roots Cancer Support Firm Roots is a support group for people affected by cancer. We meet for a coffee (and maybe lunch!) on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 12noon-2pm at Cafe Connect, St Marks Church, Saltney. Please feel free to join us in an informal atmosphere. Anyone is welcome. For further information call 01244 675372 or email Jan.Speirs@firmroots.co.uk

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Remarkable Reuben’s story told to the world The inspirational story of a seven-year-old boy who continues to battle against a very serious illness has been put in a book. Reuben Usai, from Watling Crescent, has not enjoyed an easy life so far but his proud parents Marco and Vanessa are keen to tell his amazing story. Marco has written a book and they have just released a youtube video which has had thousands of views so far. A few weeks after his birth, Vanessa noticed some spots on Reuben’s face and in hospital it was discovered that his platelets were very low. It took a few months to find a diagnosis and at the age of six month he was formally diagnosed with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a rare and nasty disease. The only option to save Reuben’s life was to have a bone marrow transplant and fortunately a donor was found a couple of months after his

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diagnosis. The disease was too aggressive and Reuben suffered a brain haemorrhage just before the preparation for the transplant had begun, he was only eight months old. A very hard time followed: after six days in a coma Reuben began to recover slowly and managed to undergo his transplant. Reuben was in hospital for 151 consecutive days. The post haemorrhage prognosis was very tough: the doctors believed that Reuben would be severely disabled and that he would probably never be able to walk or talk, but Reuben never gave up and continues to improve every day. Three years ago Marco started to write Reuben’s story. The title of the book is ‘Through the eyes of my child’ and it is available on Amazon worldwide on paperback and kindle version. One review on Amazon says: ‘An absolute inspiration. A true story of out and out determination seen through the eyes of a child. The effect this book has had on me is profound - makes me stop and think of what is truly valuable in life.’ Marco decided to present the book with a video trailer. It is available on Youtube

where it has more than 1,800 views in just over two weeks. It is also available on his linkedin profile where it has over 2,300 views, and it is available on the book’s facebook page where it has over 1,300 views. The video title is the same as the book title ‘Through the eyes of my child’. The facebook page is also called ‘Through the eyes of my child’. I received hundreds of messages of support and affection from people who have watched the video and are reading the book. Marco says: “Reuben is doing very well and he continues to improve day by day. Even though life hasn’t always smiled at Reuben, he is continuously smiling at life!”

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Students look fantastic on Prom night Students at Queen’s Park High School have been getting all dressed up and celebrating at their Prom nights. The Year 11 Prom, for those who had finished their GCSEs, took place at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, in Hoole.

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Sixth formers celebrate The Year 13 students, who have completed their A Levels eld their end of year prom at the Blossoms Hotel.

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The stunning Wild Goose Bar & Restaurant is truly a hidden gem set in 100 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes. We have recently re-opened under new owner and very excited for the future of Wild Goose. You can either dine inside in our beautifully decorated restaurant or dine outside in one of our colourful Beach Huts overlooking the stunning Lakes and if you feel a bit chilly help yourself to one our warm blankets! Families welcome we have something for everyone to enjoy at Wild Goose you won’t be disappointed. We serve traditional English food with an international twist! A choice of Healthy options, Gluten Free and a child’s menu for those little fussy eaters! Our famous Sunday roast is to die for, freshly made by our talented chefs, don’t believe us? Why not pop in and see for yourself?! Our well stocked bar has a selection of Cheshire ales and more familiar ales along with a selection of wines, spirits, hot & cold drinks, selling the famous delicious freshly ground illy coffee.

Opening times Tues-Saturday 10am-10pm Sunday 12pm-7pm. Wild Goose Lakeside Bar & Restaurant, Church Road, Dodleston, Chester Lakes, CH4 9LQ Please visit our website to view our menus and see what events we have on www.wildgooserestaurant.co.uk or call us on 01244 661 858 Email: info@wildgooserestaurant.co.uk Follow us on our Social Media Platforms @WildGooseCH4 Wild Goose Chester / @wildgoosechester wildgoosechester

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Saltney Post Office, 9.00am – 10.15 a Westminster Park Shops, 10.30 am - 11. Handbridge Old Dee Bridge, 12 pm - 1

MONTHLY COUNCILLOR / POLICE SURGERIES IF you want to have your say about crime or council issues, then regular surgeries take place on the first Saturday of every month. Surgeries for Handbridge, Saltney, Lache and Councillor Westminster Park Jane Mercer Lache Ward take place with the PCSO 07867 805361 and the local Councillors. Saltney Post Office - 9am - 10.15am Westminster Park Shops - 10.30am - 11.45am Handbridge Old Dee Bridge - 12noon - 1pm

Councillor Razia Daniels

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WESTMINSTER PARK Westminster Park Residents Association Pauline Brown email chair@wp-ra-org.uk www.wp-ra.org.uk Westminster Park Community Centre Five Ashes Road, Westminster Park 671243 (during bar hours) Friends of Westminster Park Norman Trott, 683540 www.westminsterpark.org.uk Clubs & organisations Belgrave Badminton Club Mondays 8-10pm at Queen’s Park High School New members always welcome. www.badmintoninchester.co.uk

Scouting 18th Chester Scout Group Leader/Contact Information Group Scout Leader: Susan Jones 675538 Cubs (Monday): Simon Duggan 678659 Beavers (Wednesday): Jane Shortall 682136 Scouts (Wednesday): Michael Glass 6766637 Cubs (Thursday): Christine Owens 676691 Scouts (Friday): Terry Coe 676734

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Evergreens Over 60s Club:Sandra Magilton 677373 Healthy Walking Group Fred Whiteley 675085 Junior Football: Westminster Park FC www.westminsterparkfc.co.uk Lache and Westminster Local History Group Linda Shuttleworth, 679791 National Women’s Register: Christine Westcott 675431 Scottish Dancing Anne Croall, 676167 Tennis-Glan Aber Tennis Club Sue Britton, 677936

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COMMUNITY LISTINGS LACHE PARK Community Safety Wardens Drop in surgery at Lache Community Centre every Thursday 12.30-2pm. Weekly Community Centre Timetable Monday 60+ MondayPARK Club 10-2pm LACHE Computer Class (Learning Centre) 1-3pm Credit Union 2.30-3.30pm Healthy Hearts (Exercise Class) 6.15-7.30pm Bingo 7.30-9.30pm Tuesday Pilates 1.30-2.30pm Morris Dancing 5.30-7.30pm

Wednesday Mixed exercise class 9.15-10.15am Drop In Tea, Toast and Talk 1011.30am Computer drop in (Learning Centre) 1-3pm Cheer Leaders 4.30-7.30pm Yoga 6.30-8pm Ninjitsu 7-9pm Thursday Vegout@lache (fruit and veg bags) 10-12pm Lunches 11.30am-1pm (costs £4 for 3 courses) Tea Dance 1.30-4pm (fortnightly) Credit Union 7-8pm Saturday Junior Club (6-13 year olds) 1012pm

Centre is available for meetings, functions and parties. Catering and bar are also available. For information please contact Dennis Smale (centre manager) on 674 887. To book the Community Learning Centre for training please contact Liz Holding (Lache Park Ltd) at Hawthorn House on 675 818. Also at the Learning Centre are a range of courses provided by West Cheshire College. For details contact Chris on 07887557864 or 373462. Lache and Handbridge Children’s and Young People’s Centre Tel: 977791

Room hire at Lache Community

Cheshire West and Chester Councillors

HANDBRIDGE Belgrave Badminton Club The club meets on Monday evenings from 8 - 10 p.m. in the Queens Park High School, from Sept to spring. New members, improvers and advanced are very welcome to join. Contact Sarah Edwards 520895. www.badmintoninchester.co.uk Scouts See Westminster Park listings Handbridge Shotokan Karate www.hskc.org.uk

HOUGH GREEN Hough Green Residents’ Association. Contact Trevor Farrell on 674955.

CURZON PARK Curzon Park Residents’ Association www.cpraonline.org

St Mary’s Community Nursery Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge.Tel 981222 Friends of Edgar’s Field Voluntary group who look after Edgar’s Field Park, Handbridge. Tel Steve Rogers on 629189 Chester Youth Club Overleigh Road Junior 5-6.30pm Tue/Thurs Senior 7-8.30 Tue/Thurs 679559. Learning to play rock instruments 7-16-year-olds 01745 815200 Handbridge WI First Tuesday in every month at 7.30pm at Westminster Park Community Centre Tel 671304. Brownies and Guides Brownies: Krystina Littlehales 07860 845402 Guides: Helen Williams 07951 959007

Cllr Neil Sullivan (Con, Handbridge Pk) 51 Lache Lane Chester Tel 671099 / 07709 376876 Razia Daniels (Con, Handbridge Pk) 11 The Shipgate, Chester. Tel 312392 Cllr Jane Mercer Lache Ward Tel 07867 805361

QUEENS PARK QUEENS PARK Queens Park Residents Association Email: qprachester@btinternet.com or contact Helen on 07971 426589 Chester Riverside Rotary Club The Club meets on Wednesday evenings 7-8pm at The Handbridge Pub. New members or visitors are always welcome. Contact Julie on 07474331781

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Overleigh Roundabout August 2018 has pictures from the Westminster Park Goldfest, prom pictures from Queen's Park High School and lots of ne...

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