In September 2016 Newchurch Parish Church set out to raise funds to install much needed drains in the churchyard and in just eight short months has raised almost £11,000 towards a target of £19,500.
EVERY May the Cannes Film Festival attracts the greatest talents in the industry as some of the year’s major movie releases are seen for the first time.
Take a walk on the wild side this May half term and admire nature’s new arrivals. The team at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands are encouraging visitors to explore the nature trails and discover a range of different homes for wildlife this school holidays.
Plans are underway for this year’s Croft Carnival, which will take place on Saturday 1 July on the village playing field. For those of you in Croft village this year’s theme for the scarecrow and street decoration competition is “Village Life”, as usual judging will take place on the morning of the Carnival and the winners announced on the day, with the Alan Sharpe Trophy awarded to the winning scarecrow.
Host a Blooming Great Tea Party this June
Marie Curie is calling on people of Warrington and Stockton Heath to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of the charity this June.
Get together with friends, family or colleagues for a tea party, bake sale or tea-riffic tea-break between 23rd - 25th June. Your tea and cake will help Marie Curie provide vital care and support for people living with a terminal illness, and their families.
RSPB Big Wild Sleepout returns on 28-30 July 2017 with thousands of families expected to spend a night under the stars
Supported by Rohan, the outdoor and travel clothing specialists, the RSPB is encouraging families across the UK to get together, get wild and discover the weird and wonderful wildlife on their doorstep
Taking part in Big Wild Sleepout counts towards your Wild Challenge, the RSPB’s new, free, year-round adventure for families.
Belong at Home is an affordable, high quality home care service where we cater to your needs rather than asking you to fit around ours.
Through our personal care, support and companionship we can enable you to continue living in your own home and community. We aim to match our customers to the most appropriate staff, so you can feel confident that our team of sensitive, well-trained support workers will cater to your needs.
This summer the inaugural boutique festival HOPE & GLORY is taking over Liverpool’s city centre, hosting an array of live music and entertainment across the weekend of the 5th and 6th of August. HOPE & GLORY is a unique, artistically subversive event offering an edgy, sophisticated and surreal experience, marrying together the ideas and stylings of Charles Darwin with Tim Burton.
Following the news that the 70-piece orchestra HAÇIENDA CLASSIÇAL will be closing the festival on Sunday, Manchester band JAMES have now been confirmed as the Saturday night headliners and will be joined on THE GREAT EXHIBITION STAGE by Razorlight, The Fratellis, Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon, The View, Embrace and many more.
Newly added to the WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE Starsailor will close Saturday nights mayhem with the likes of Lucy Spraggan, Dave McCabbe (Zutons) with Ian Skelly (The Coral), The Seahorses lead singer Chris Helme, The Ordinary Boys and more playing throughout day.
On Sunday, Haçienda Classiçal will be joined by special guests Shaun Ryder and Bez from the Happy Mondays with Tim Booth from JAMES also now featuring, whilst Ocean Colour Scene will also now be playing THE GREAT EXHIBITION STAGE alongside Tom Chaplin (Keane), Lightning Seeds and musical troubadours Public Service Broadcasting. The Twang will champion a day of new music with The Shimmer Band, The Blinders and others taking to the second stage, before the afore-mentioned Haçienda Classiçal bring main stage proceedings to a rousing end.
The festival is set behind St. George’s Hall, in St John’s Gardens and William Brown Street where 12,500 fans can enjoy the festival while indulging in the stunning Victorian backdrop of the World Museum and City Library in a specially created arena – all within a few hundred yards walk of the main Lime Street train station.
BLACK GRAPE have been announced as the first act to play at the free gig for early bird ticket holders on Friday 4th August. The band features Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder, who says the band are “really looking forward to playing HOPE and GLORY festival in Liverpool. Always a pleasure to nip down the Lancs!”
The concert will be taking place the Friday night before the festival weekend begins, in the stunning St George’s Hall, in the heart of Liverpool. Access to this very special show – with a secret line-up – was available only to the first 1,200 ticket buyers for the HOPE & GLORY festival as an extra-special bonus for early purchases. Or see below for your chance to win two tickets!
Tickets are available to buy for Hope & Glory Festival from: HopeAndGloryFestival.co.uk, Eventbrite.com or SEEtickets.com
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