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April 2015

Well it's all been happening around here lately! I only mentioned to Angus that the main gates were looking a bit tatty and before I knew it he'd ordered some new ones — they look really great and he even managed to fit in my request for a pedestrian gate next to them. Out round site he's been even more busy upgrading the footpaths — see what you think next time you're here. It must be a sign of my age that I get so excited about new gates and better footpaths!! Everything is starting to wake up — the hedges are all bursting out and the blackthorn is blossoming (hopefully we'll have some decent sloes later this year as my sloe gin supply seems to have dried up). The gardening club are getting excited about planting things and I'm looking forward to everywhere finally drying up a bit. The dry early part of the winter has certainly come to an end in the last few weeks but at least the ducks are happy! Mind you things don't always go quite so smoothly. I'll leave you with a conversation I just had with Angus who called me to say "can you order a new ash bin?" me "why?", Angus "the one in the main bin compound got crushed", me "blimey!, how did that happen?" Angus "Er, I might have accidentally driven over it....with the tractor..."

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Audlem Festival of Transport
Janet: Fri 19 Jul

On Sunday 28th July over 300 vintage cars, vans, trucks and buses will parade from Hankelow to Audlem as part of the 2019 Audlem Festival of Transport. The vehicles will then park on the playing fields. Entry to this fabulous display is FREE. You can also enjoy the gathering of historic boats down on the canal side which takes place on the Saturday and Sunday. The Audlem Lass will be running...

Party on the Park
Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:19pm

It's back — Party on the Park in Audlem — on Saturday 6th July 2019. This fantastic annual event is set to be the biggest and best yet! Don't miss out — for one night only the playing field in Audlem will be transformed into a concert venue. Bring your picnic, a fantastic line up awaits you...Don't miss — Michael, by Ben. The ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson. With support from...

baked on board
Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:12pm

Baked on Board — our local Pizza Boat will be at Overwater Marina on the evening of Saturday 27th July 2019 from 5pm onwards. Join us for an evening of pizza and friendly company. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Please call the marina office on 01270 812677 to book a...

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Party on the Park
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