Full refund within 30 days if you're not completely satisfied.
2 The Chronicle, Thursday, 8th April, 2010. www.chronicleseries.co.uk
CONGLETON CAR BOOT OPEN THIS SUNDAY AND EVERY SUNDAY ALLPITCHESUNDERCOVER.ALLTABLES/STALLSSUPPLIED“FREE”
Rent only £8.00 - Next to Morrisons, Congleton Town Centre Sat Nav CW12 1DB - Hotline 07739 529225 C4936h
Tea with SondheimAnAfternoonofSongsfromtheShows Including - Some Enchanted Evening, Lady Be Good, Anyone Can Whistle!
Friday 23rd April
3.30 pm Sung by Mark Oldfield Accompanied by Carol Wells
Clonter Opera Theatre, Swettenham Heath, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 2LR Tickets £15 to include concert and a delicious tea (Reduction for Disabled & Carers) Tickets & Further Information, Contact: Anita Lockett Tel: 01260 224 226 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introductory offer on
RACOON HAIR EXTENSIONS
AT HALO Treat yourself on either of the following dates and get
20% OFF the best quality Euro Hair Extensions by Racoon and a FREE follow up blow dry, plus 10% Off your first rotation and a further 10% if you recommend a friend who comes in for a service!
If you want length, thickness, colour or fringes then call us on
01260 295000 or call in to book your consultation TUESDAY, 27th APRIL WITH KATIE OR KATE
FRIDAY, 16th APRIL WITH JONATHAN
Limited Availability www.danesidetheatre.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE: The Theatre Bar is open from 7.00 p.m.
An Evening of Variety
In aid of The Stroke Association Performance on 10th April at 7.30 p.m. Tickets available from the Information Centre 01260 271095
or contact 07719 186917
CONGLETON PLAYERS ATC
“Don’t Dress for Dinner”
by Marc Camoletti
A COMEDY AT DANESIDE THEATRE
20th - 24th April at 7.30 p.m. Tickets available at Congleton Tourist
Information Centre: 01260 271095
Prices: Tuesday, 20th April = £5.00
Wednesday - Saturday 21st - 24th April = £7.00 Concessions: Wednesday and Thursday
21st and 22nd April = £6.00 The next production is “Allo Allo”
from 5th - 9th October, 2010 www.congletonplayers.com
Curtains by Design 16, Biddulph Road, Mossley, Congleton (by the Station)
Daytime 01260 277566, evening 01260 275149
asking for Derek or Janet
Backed by over 25 years’ experience in making curtains
NOW AVAILABLE 10 Day made-to-measure Express Curtain Service including Eyelet, Goblet, Triple Pleat, Tab Top Curtains • NEW FABRIC NOW IN - Many Samples available to view • End of Rolls at Discounted Prices • We Specialize in Roman Blinds • Your own fabric made up
Choose everything from the comfort of your own home,
match fabrics with your own interiors Evenings and Saturday appointments available Free measuring quotation and advice, no obligation
FRIENDLY AND PERSONAL SERVICE
Congleton Team Parish,
9.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon Cakes, Bookes, Raffle, etc.
SATURDAY, 17th APRIL Starts 7.30 p.m. with Supper Hotpot, Curry or Chilli, Cheeseboard
Saxophonist - Maxine Motown Singer - TK Ring Marie 01477 571344
Re-vive Beauty & Tanning
From 29th April we will be offering
Lashes that last! Book before 22nd April to claim our introductory offer of £70 plus a FREE lash tint! Bring along this original voucher (no photocopies) to ensure discount,
without voucher production you will NOT receive discount.
50 West Street, Congleton. Tel. 01260 291221
Daneside Theatre, Park Road, Congleton Tickets £5.50 Call TIC 01260 271095 or 01260 270602 email@example.com C4930h
WAGGON & HORSES
WEST ROAD, CONGLETON Telephone: 01260 271680 Open 12.00 - Midnight, 7 days a week
“THE PROVIDENCE JUG BAND”
Saturday, 17th April, live from 9.00 p.m. This week-end’s football live Saturday and Sunday The matches featuring Chelsea, Stoke, Man. United,
Liverpool, Man. City, also F.A. Cup semi-final.
QUIZ NIGHT - last Thursday in the month, 9.00 p.m.
£1.00 per person entry, winner takes all Home-cooked food served throughout the week
AN EVENING OF MEDIUMSHIP
Greta Bailey and
Mike Ireland Wednesday, 14th April, 2010, at 7.30 p.m. CONGLETON SPIRITUALIST CHURCH
(Park Road, opp. the paddling pool) £5.50 donation on the door inc. refreshments
All proceeds to MS Society
This demonstration is a form of experiment: no claims are made and results cannot be guaranteed. You are not guaranteed a personal message.
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Auction of Royal Doulton, Beswick and 20th century Ceramics SUNDAY, 11th APRIL, at 2.00 p.m. Viewing Friday, 9th April, 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
and on sale day from 11.00 a.m. A MOSTLY UNRESERVED AUCTION to include Royal Doulton Figures, Character Jugs, Bunnykins, Beswick Horses, Dogs, Birds, Beatrix Potter Figures, Wade, Royal Worcester and Coalport Figures, Impressive Moorcroft Vases, Royal Crown Derby Paperweights, Lorna Bailey, Minton, Masons, Aynsley, Kevin Francis, Wedgwood Jasperware. Good selection of Top Quality Gold and Gem Set Jewellery, Diamond Rings, Diamonds, etc.....and many mixed tray lots, Dinner andTeasets ideal for traders.
All lots available to view on our website:
We are now accepting entries for next Royal Doulton and
Beswick auction on 26th May. Deadline for entries: 23rd April
Potteries Specialist Auctions 271 Waterloo Road, Cobridge S.O.T., ST6 3HR. Tel. 01782 286622
Silver Membership from£1.00
2 Chapel Street. 01260 272501
Fri.9/4 THE LAZZY BAND
Covers from Beatles, Stones, The Who and a bit of Elvis
Sat.10/4 THE SEREN HUGHES BAND
Covers from Madonna, Jacksons, Supremes, Shania Twain
C4966h BOSTOCKSSat.17thAprilBoltonShopping/Market(B).........................................£11.00 Sat. 24th April Harrogate or Flower Show (B)* ................................... £15.75 Wed. 28th April Torvill and Dean, Nottingham Mat. (B) ........................ £58.00 Sat. 1st May Skipton or Boundary Mill, Colne (B) ............................ £13.00 Sun. 2nd May Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza (B)........................ £14.50 Mon. 3rd May Blackpool (B) ................................................................ £13.00 Mon. 3rd May Bakewell Market (B) ..................................................... £11.00 Wed. 5th May Chester City or Races (B)* .......................................... £11.50 Mon. 17th May Eastbourne (B) - 5 days............................................. £289.00 Fri. 4th June Blackpool (B) - 4 days................................................ £189.00 Sun. 6th June Bournemouth (B) - 5 days ......................................... £289.00 Sun. 13th June The Lake District (B) - 2 days ...................................... £99.00 Wed. 16th June M/c Palace - 'Dreamboats and Petticoats' (B) OAP ... £27.90 Thur. 17th June King Lynn and Sandringham (B) ............................... £249.00 Fri. 18th June Kew Gardens (B) - 3 days ......................................... £154.00 Sun. 20th June 'Gardener's World Live' NEC (B) ................................. £38.00 Sat. 27th June Paignton (B) - 6 days ................................................. £399.00 Wed. 7th July M/c Opera House .......................................... Evening £45.00 Thur. 8th July Monty Python's 'Spamalot' (B).............. OAP Matinee £31.00 Fri. 9th July Hampton Court Flower Show (B) - 2 days ................ £129.00 Mon. 12th July Lincoln/Grantham (B) - 4 days................................... £220.00 Sun. 18th July Penzance and Isles of Scilly (B) - 6 days ................. £459.00 Fri. 6th, 20th, 27th Aug. Edinburgh Tattoo (B) - 3 days.................................... £209.00
* Admission Extra (B) Feeder coach from and to Biddulph: Child Prices available.
Spragg Street Garage, Congleton. Tel: 01260 273108
Arts & Crafts at The Mill OPEN STUDIOS & CRAFT FAIR SUNDAY, 18th APRIL 11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
VICTORIA MILL, CONGLETON www.victoriamillartcentre.com
The Black Swan
BAR & RESTAURANT
Lower Withington Tel: 01477 571602 EVERY THURSDAY Enjoy great food, wine and beer listening to pianist Barry Mansfield
P4916h in a relaxing atmosphere. EVERYONE WELCOME
Mow Cop, Mount Pleasant and Bank Village Hall
Meeting ON MONDAY, 12th APRIL
at 7.00 p.m. All are welcome
DOROTHY STANWAY (Deceased)
Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the
Estate of the aforementioned deceased, late of
47 Rood Hill Congleton Cheshire CW12 1NA,
who died on 02/07/2009, are required to send particulars thereof in writing to the undersigned
Solicitors on or before 18/06/2010, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice.
sas daniels LLP
8–10 West Street Congleton
Cheshire CW12 1JS
CHESHIRE EAST BOROUGH COUNCIL Highways Act 1980 Notice of Confirmation of Public Path Diversion Order The Cheshire East Borough Council (Footpath No. 9 (Part) Parish of Hassall) Public Path Diversion Order 2009 On 25th March 2010, the Cheshire East Borough Council confirmed the above named Order. The effect of the above named Order, as confirmed, is to divert the following Public Right of Way: that length of Public Footpath No. 9 in the Parish of Hassall commencing at O.S. grid reference SJ 7649 5748 and running in a generally north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 73 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7652 5754, then running in a generally west north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 45 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7648 5756 and finally running in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 485 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7635 5802 to a new line, in the Parish of Hassall, commencing at O.S. grid reference SJ 7649 5748 and running in a generally easterly direction for a distance of approximately 84 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7657 5749, then running in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 382 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7641 5783, then running in a generally north easterly direction for a distance of approximately 54 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7642 5788 and finally running in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of approximately 153 metres to O.S. grid reference SJ 7635 5802. Copies of the Order and plan have been deposited and may be seen free of charge during normal office hours in the Rights of Way Unit at the office of the undersigned and at the offices of Cheshire East Borough Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. Copies of the Order and the Plan may be obtained free of charge from the undersigned. The Order became operative on 25th March 2010, but if a person aggrieved by the Order wants to question its validity, or that of any provision contained in it, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the Highways Act 1980, as amended, or on the ground that any requirement of the Act, as amended, or of any regulation made under the Act has not been complied with in relation to the Order, he or she may, under paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Act as applied by paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the Act, within six weeks of 8th April 2010, make an application to the High Court. Christopher Chapman, Borough Solicitor Public Rights of Way, Ground Floor, Phoenix House, Clough Road, Winsford CW7 4BD 8th April 2010
NEWS Townswomen’s guild meeting
April’s meeting of Alsager Pikemere Townswomen’s Guild takes place today (Thursday) at 7.30pm at the United Reformed Church.
There will be a sales table and profits will go to the sponsored charity for this year, Alsager and District Palliative Day Centre.
The speaker is Joyce Key, a palliative trained district nurse who attends the day centre in that role. Mrs Key will give a short talk on how the centre helps patients and their carers.
On Saturday, 15th May there is a shopping day in York. The coach leaves the Alsager car park at 8am and departs from York at 4.30pm. The cost is £13. Anyone who would like to join the trip (non members welcome) should call Kath Brumpton on 01270 874325.
A ‘fair’ £1,500
Over 1,000 people took part in “brew and bake” events during Alsager’s recent Fairtrade fortnight and raised over £1,500.
The 10 venues included schools and churches and there were events organised by the Guides and Ladies’ Circle.
The Co-op provided £270-worth of vouchers with which to buy Fairtrade ingredients.
Christian Aid events
Organisers of Christian Aid Week in Alsager are holding a coffee morning on Saturday, 8th May in the civic centre. A service at the United Reformed Church takes place at 6.30pm on Sunday, 16th May.
A kitchen blaze that started at around 1.50pm at a Hassall Road home in Alsager last Monday was extinguished by firefighters.
Firefighters from Crewe and Kidsgrove extinguished a shed fire that broke out around 7.45am at Woodland Court, Alsager last Monday.
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The Chronicle, Thursday, 8th April, 2010. www.chronicleseries.co.uk
Auctioneers surprised by interest shown in an 18th century tankard
A Doulton Lambeth figure, The Bather, sold for £1,300.
A pair of fine oils by Victorian artist William Watson topped the Louis Taylor fine art auctioneers latest two-day sale in Hanley, the hammer falling at £4,700.
There was also much interest in a Victorian Primitive School oil painting of a bull. The picture, which needed to be restretched and was in need of a clean and was estimated at £200-£300, but three telephone bids with several interested parties in the auction rooms saw it sell for £1,600.
Last Monday’s auction saw Doulton, Beswick, Moorcroft and all other ceramics being sold and joint top price was taken for a Royal Doulton Henry VIII prototype jug and a Royal Doulton flambé Sung vase, each selling
One of a pair of William Watson oils, which sold for £4,700.
A Doulton Lambeth stoneware figure, The Bather, realised £1,300 and the Doulton figure, All a’Bloomin, sold for £800. “Mariquita” realised £720.
Top price in the Beswick section was for a model of a turkey, (number 1347) selling for £860 against an estimate of £500-£800.
Other notable prices in the ceramics sections saw a group of three Meissen pug dogs in a distressed condition selling for £1,400.
Day two started with furniture and a Victorian walnut wellington secretaire chest fetched £860, estimate £300-£400.
A Victorian walnut davenport in need of restoration realised £760 and a George lll oak eightday brass dialled longcase clock sold for £960.
The auctioneers were taken aback with the interest over an 18th century leather tankard, estimated at £100-£150 but with the hammer falling at £925.
A pair of Victorian silve mounted claret jugs sold fo £1,250 (£500-£700 estimate) and a William IV silver box and cover sold for £660.
The auctioneers’ next twoday fine art antiques auction takes place on Monday, 7th and Tuesday, 8th June with a closing entry date of Friday, 7th May, featuring a specialist section for cockfighting memorabilia as well as a Wedgwood 20th century designer section.
For information, call Clive Hillier or Sheila Doolan on 01782 214111.
Planning application decisions
Cheshire East Council has decided the following planning applications. Approved with conditions
Alsager: Mr and Mrs Lovell, 3, Bladon Crescent, pitched roof to replace existing dilapidated flat roofs over side extensions.
Critchlow, 28, Lamberts Lane, for Forge Lane Water Tower 1, Elm Road, conversion of water tower to residential accommodation, roof-top extension to water tower, single-storey, detached garage, with pitched roof, associated landscaping works and boundary treatment, plus listed building consent for conversion of water tower to residential accommodation comprising new external doors and windows, internal works, rooftop extension to water tower and single-storey detached garage; Barry Leeson, 2, Langdon Gardens, Bromley Road, erection of rear conservatory; Ian Humphrey 55, Lawton Street, construct a brick retaining wall and concrete ramp with 1:12 fall, install new tubular double hand rail galvanised, alter existing rainwater pipe to suit (partially retrospective); Manchester City Council, Buglawton Hall School, Buxton Road, 35m x 30m all-weather pitch within an open grass area within the site of school; Mr D Lonsdale, Hillside Farm, Congleton Edge, for Congleton Lawn Tennis Club, West Street, replacement of worn-out floodlights on one tennis court with modern box lamps to concentrate light on to the court area and minimise scatter elsewhere, this requires the replacement of two existing 10m columns with six new 8m columns; Mr F Shaffique, 26, High Street, illuminated fascia sign and vinyl window graphics and uplighting; T and C Leslie, Little Meadows, Middle Lane, proposed replacement dwelling: alternative scheme to that proposed.
Rural: Miss S Moore and Mr
AJ Saunders, 223, Congleton Road North, Scholar Green, ground floor extension to rear of garage, first floor extension above extension and existing flat roofed garage, attic room to dwelling; Simon Gale, 131, Stoneley Road, Crewe, for land between 33 and 35, Spring Bank, Mount Pleasant, erection of one dwelling.
Sandbach: Elmbank Logistics, Elmbank House, Lodge Road, Sandbach, proposed temporary warehouse; Mr RWebb, 63, Hassall Road, erection of single dwelling house on land adjoining Rose Cottage, 63 Hassall Road; Thomas Egley, Elworth CE Primary School, School Lane, Elworth, construction of a synthetic multi purpose sports pitch.
Refused Rural: Steve Pearson, 5, Greenacres, Brookside Cottages, Congleton Road, Arclid, single storey rear extension and detached garage.
Withdrawn Rural: Charles Hargraves, The Highland, 12, Well Street, Mow Cop, three dormer windows including balcony and two storey rea extension.
Approved Congleton: Mr Chan, 31, St Peters Road, for land to the rea of 58, West Street, change of use of garage/workshop to a dwelling with integrated garage (non-material amendment following grant of planning permission).
Approval not required Rural: Mr M Wilmot, New Venture Farm, Marton Lane, Gawsworth, replacement agricultural general purpose steel panelled shed on brick base, replaces existing unusable poultry house (agricultural determination).
Gun dogs of distinction
Cheshire gun dog students had a barking mad day last month when they braved freezing conditions as part of an eight-week training course at Lach Dennis in Northwich. Assessor John Erskine is pictured with, from left grade one student Lesley Hopkins with Goose who gained a distinction, Wendy and Gareth Roberts with Lola who earned a pass and Dorothy Norbury with Duke, another distinction, and instructor Denise Hubbard. For information on courses, call 01428 717529 or visit thegundogclub.co.u