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Wednesday 28th February, 2018

ST GEORGES NIGHT

OUR ST GEORGES NIGHT CELEBRATION IS TO TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 19th APRIL AT ROE GREEN CRICKET CLUB . 

PROCEEDING  WILL START AT  7.30pm .ENTERTAINMENT BEING PROVIDED BY THE TRIO CALLED THE FLAT CAP THREE WHO WERE SO GOOD LAST YEAR.

A SUPPER IS PROVIDED AND ALL THIS FOR ONLY £10 PER HEAD.

THERE ARE  LIMITED PLACES FOR THIS EVENT SO IT’S ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS

FOR BOOKINGS CONTACT PAULINE OGDEN ON 0161 790 31

Wednesday 28th February, 2018

GERRARDS OF SWINTON

In January we had an interesting talk by David Roughly on  the history of the local joinery firm Gerrards of Swinton.

With all the historic information he has Mr Roughly would like to gather more photographs and  memorabilia on the firm for a future book.

If any body can help Mr Roughly please contact him on 0161 799 2575

 

Thursday 8th February, 2018

RAID versus PEEL HOLDINGS

BROADOAK  NORTH and SOUTH.

Peel holding on appeal has forced the Secretary of State to rerun the public inquiry regarding their planning application to build on the land north and south of Worsley road .That is the land from Bridgewater School all the way to Monton.

The public inquiry starts on the 20th February and runs until the 28th March.It is being held in the Novotel Worsley  Tueday to Friday each week at 9.30am.

Please put these dates in your diaries ae we need as many people as possible to attend.If you wish to speak at the meetings dates and times will be set aside for these activities 

RAID are acting as formal objectors and putting forward witnesses and cross examining Peels experts.

WE MUST KEEP FIGHTING.RAID WON LAST TIME AND WE CAN WIN THIS TIME BUT NEED EVERY BODIES   HELP AND SUPPORT

Friday 2nd February, 2018

ST MARK’S CHURCH . WORSLEY

There is  to be an interesting talk about the Stained Glass windows in the Church.

The Stained Glass windows have quite a history,some of which where by Augustus Pugin,assisted by Sir Charles Barry,

The talk will be given by Christopher Parkinson of the CVMA a specialist stained glass research organisation based at the University of York.

The talk is free with refreshments at the interval

The talk is on Friday 23rd March at 7.30 pm. Just roll up and enjoy