Warrington & Vale Royal College is celebrating some of the highest pass rates in England, with the latest figures ranking it in the top 10 colleges nationally for the third consecutive year.
New programme of public events for unique ship older than the Titanic
The S.S. Daniel Adamson (“the “Danny”) has announced that its 2019 programme of cruising and events will be mostly based on the River Weaver with this historic 116 year old steam ship sailing between Sutton Weaver near Frodsham and Anderton Lift Lock in Northwich. Public cruises will vary from two and a half hours up to four and a half hours with a repeat of speciality gin themed events which were a sell out in 2018. Real ale cruises will be introduced for the first time in 2019.
More rare birds sighted – Warblers Galore!
Now that part of the meadows has returned to its traditional use for cropping hay, and hedge laying has started in earnest, ornithologists are anticipating some great sights as the summer bird migrants return from their over winter homes in more southerly climates to find an environment more suitable to their needs.
Calling all Festival-goers! If you enjoyed the 2018 event then this year you are in for another treat from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July. The Stockton Heath Festival will once more bring music, drama and art to the Village and the surrounding area. There will be something for everyone, any age. Here are three reasons why the Festival is a must-see, must-go and must-do event:
New arrivals on Paddington Meadows delights ornithologists
Ornithologist, members of the New Cut carrying out regular bird surveys on Paddington Meadows throughout 2018 have been delighted with some of the new species sightings and the welcome return of some old favourites. Top of the list was a Red Kite, a species almost extinct in Britain a few years ago but after successful reintroductions in Wales and Southern England they are now spreading out across the country.
Hospitality & Catering students at Warrington & Vale Royal College had the opportunity of a lifetime last weekend as they joined Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge at his Pub in the Park festival in Knutsford.
The weather on the day of the Show was fine with plenty of sunshine and many visitors enjoying the event.
A display of morris dancing by the Earl of Stamford Morris was first in the Main Arena and was enjoyed. They later on had a join in session where everyone could have a go.
100 children on three separate trips went on board the Daniel Adamson steam ship from Halton and Cheshire primary schools took part in a unique educational experience involving ornithologists, professional artists, marine engineers and waterway enthusiasts, all sharing their knowledge and experience with the pupils.
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