Posted by Neil on Friday, 15 August 2014 at 09:53:51
Filed under: Announcements, Sports, Lymm
This guest post come courtesy of Gavin Laidlaw:
Since it was formed in 1984 (when Lymm Youth Club merged with Oughtrington Rovers,) the club has gone from strength to strength and has grown to 20 teams including 3 all girl teams.
The Club was awarded Chartered Status by the FA and then was awarded Community Club status in 2011.
Nowadays, we are very privileged to have all of the clubs training sessions and matches taking place within the beautiful grounds of Lymm High School.
The 2013/14 season saw a big change to the management structure of the club with the introduction of level 2 FA Qualified Coaches, with access to all of the squads.
The improving standards of the players has come to the attention of several professional clubs, with more than half a dozen children training with Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United and Crewe. The club is also represented within the Cheshire Girls Squads.
Lymm Rovers Development Academy
This September will see the opening of the Lymm Rovers Development Academy. Open to children between 4 and 8 years of age, and taking place on Saturday mornings at 10.15.
The Academy will provide coaching within a fun, and progressive environment, the emphasis will be on learning new football skills and developing each child to the best of their ability.
All playing and coaching within this golden age of learning will follow current FA guidelines, which encourage play within a non-pressured environment.
We realise kids want to be part of a team so, In addition to the weekly coaching there will be regular indoor 5 a side tournaments involving teams from all around South Manchester, as well as matches arranged with like-minded clubs from the region.
If you would like your child (boy or girl) to be involved in the Lymm Rovers Development Academy in September then please contact below.
Congratulations go to all the managers, coaches and parents who over the last thirty years have made the club what it is.
For more information please contact Gavin by email or call him on 07770 966433 or visit the Lymm Rovers website.
Tags: football, rovers, academy
Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 at 08:16:30
Filed under: Announcements, Lymm, Political, Village centre
New parking restrictions have been brought into the centre of Lymm as part of an 18-month trial. Temporary double yellow lines were put down overnight recently on Brookfield Road. And the plan is they will stay there for the next 18 months before a decision is made over whether to make them permanent.
They have been brought in following long-term complaints from residents over double parking on the road. However traders fear the move will further discourage shoppers from entering the village, after free parking was reduced to just an hour.
Clr Sheila Woodyatt, a former Mayor of Warrington, is Conservative councillor for Lymm. She said: “It is a trial for 18 months to see if it resolves the terrible traffic problems round there. It is ridiculous at times – people park on both sides of the roads and we have had complaints that it can be impossible to get past. It has taken years for the council to do something about it and at long last they have taken action."
“I understand the traders are not happy about it but realistically, short of digging the village up and starting again, we don’t have much choice. There is a 19th century road scheme for the 21st century.”
And she said keeping a two hour free parking limit in the official car parks would be a better way of resolving the ongoing problems. She added: “I personally think the best way would have been to have people pay as they leave. Then there would be time for people to have lunch and do their shopping.”
Tags: parking, politics
Posted by Neil on Thursday, 07 August 2014 at 15:59:31
Filed under: Announcements, Political, School
Fears have been raised over the future leadership of Lymm High School after it was revealed that a permanent head teacher has yet to be appointed.
One concerned parent, who has asked not to be named, says she has serious reservations about the school’s progression should it fail to offer current executive principal, Tarun Kapur a permanent contract.
She said: “Since his appointment as head teacher of Lymm High School, parents, pupils and staff have been delighted at the amazing difference which is now evident throughout the school.
"It is unbelievable that the governors will not engage Mr Kapur and the Dean Trust on a permanent basis which parents and staff know would sustain the massive improvements for the school and the pupils of the future.”
Mr Kapur, who stepped up to the role last year following the suspension of former head teacher Angela Walsh, is currently contracted to remain at the school until Christmas.
Chairman of governors Kieran Walshe said the governing body will look to appoint a permanent head teacher ‘in due course’.
He said: "We confirm there is no change to the arrangement for senior leadership support from the Dean Trust, and Tarun Kapur remains the executive principal of the school.
"Governors will, of course, need to appoint a permanent head teacher in due course, and more information will be made available at that time.
"Both the school and the Dean Trust are committed to ensuring that the progress made this year is sustained and improved next year.”
Article courtesy of This is Cheshire.
Tags: head teacher, lymm high