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Trapped Horse Rescued

Posted by Neil on Friday, 11 July 2014 at 08:50:21

Filed under: Lymm, General

Firefighters Rescue a Trapped Horse in Lymm

This was the scene when firefighters rescued an 18-year-old horse that was trapped in five feet of mud while grazing in a field in Lymm.

Firefighters from Stockton Heath and the animal rescue unit at Knutsford Fire Station rushed to the scene at 12.40pm to help free the 14.2 hand high Palomina mare named Nymph.

The horse needed to be sedated by the vet before crews could attempt to rescue her. It was a joint effort after staff from the farm dug a ramp before the rescue team put straps around the horse’s body to pull her safety.

Nymph's owner, Tracy Clough from Lymm, said: "I can't thank the emergency services enough. It's not until you need something so urgently that you realise how amazing they are. All of them were not only brilliant at their jobs but they were so understanding and kind at what was a really traumatic time."

It is understood that Nymph has not suffered as a result of the ordeal but it still being monitored by vets.

Stockton Heath Watch manager Mark Pollard said: "It was a lengthy rescue but once we got Nymph out of the mud she was soon back on her hooves and, apart from needing a good bath, seemed none the worse for her experience."

Courtesy of This is Cheshire.

Tags: horse

Stunning Video of Lymm From Above

Posted by Neil on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 at 08:44:08

Filed under: Announcements, Entertainment, Lymm, Photography, Landmarks, Surrounding areas, Village centre

Check out this amazing video of Lymm from above!

We *love* it. What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Courtesy of David Fox.

Tags: video, lymm, sky, arial

Lymm Village Gallery Highlights for 27 June to 04 July 2014

Posted by Neil on Friday, 04 July 2014 at 10:01:01

Filed under: Media gallery, Photography

A Weekly Roundup of the Latest Images and Videos Added to the Gallery

Find out how to add your own images.

24 images have been added in the last week

Thanks to the following contributors:

Click individual images to view or visit the Gallery.

Which Image is Your Favourite?

Use the comments section below to nominate your 'Image of the Week'!

Slideshow

A lovely day for all, fantastic array of boats on the canal. - 3 viewsA lovely day for all, fantastic array of boats on the canal. - 3 viewsJust having a chat before going up to the May Field. - 5 views
Good to see people willing to dress up and participate in the fun. - 3 viewsThe hog roast by the canal was very popular ! - 3 viewsOne of the old tractors, still in working order. - 3 views
These beautiful old steamrollers brought back some very happy memories for people, including me ! - 3 viewsPlenty to see on the Bridgewater canal today. - 3 viewsAnother vintage beauty coming in for the transport day. - 3 views
Plenty of interest in these beauties. - 3 viewsVintage MG joining in the fun. - 3 viewsBeautiful old Mercedes in mint condition, purring along nicely. - 3 views
The hogroast was very popular with the crowds and it didnIt was a long day for these exhibitors so time for a spot of lunch and a drink. - 3 viewsThis cycling club decided to join the spectators and pause for a while to watch the procession. - 2 views
Excellent examples of truly vintage transport on show here. - 2 viewsFrom here you can see some of the boats as well as people enjoying themselves in the newly refurbished golden fleece garden - 2 viewsPlenty of interest here. - 0 views
Greatly admired by many, these beautiful steamrollers created a lot of interest too. - 0 viewsFabulous collection of motorbikes on display. - 1 viewsWonderful looking vintage cars, perfect for a brides ride to church. - 2 views
Craig Cash - 0 viewsFilming After Hours in Lymm - 0 viewsacrylic on canvas

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http://www.ronaldhaber.webeden.co.uk - 3 views

Tags: gallery, images, photography

Filming In Lymm Again

Posted by Neil on Friday, 04 July 2014 at 09:04:47

Filed under: Announcements, Entertainment, Interview, Television, Village centre

The Royle Family's Craig Cash spotted in Lymm During "After Hours" Filming

The Royle Family’s Craig Cash was spotted in Lymm on Tuesday when a camera crew were in the village to film a new Sky comedy.

He is recording scenes along the canal, outside the village hall, in Pepper Street and at the Bull's Head pub for new show After Hours over the next couple of weeks.

The Jellylegs Productions crew have also used a high tech eight-bladed helicopter called an ‘octocopter’ for filming on the canal footpath.

After Hours will star Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon, Cold Feet’s John Thomson and Mad Dogs’ Jaime Winstone.

The six-part series follows Willow Hannigan (James Tarpey from The World’s End), an 18-year-old who has just had his heart broken.

His ex-girlfriend Jasmine (Ice Cream Girls’ Georgina Campbell) has moved on to someone new, his mates have gone away to university and there are no jobs. So the only thing that keeps him sane is listening to After Hours, a radio show broadcast from a canal boat.

Jaime Winstone and Rob Kendrick play radio hosts Lauren and Ollie while Ardal O’Hanlon stars as Peter, Willow’s dad and an out-of-work milkman. John Thomson takes the buddy role as Peter’s best friend, Geoff.

Ian Marks, chairman of Lymm Festival, said: "We are delighted that Jellylegs and Sky have chosen Lymm as their location for the series. It has created quite a buzz in the village with so much activity going on. We are all looking forward to seeing the final result."

Newcomers Molly Naylor and John Osborne have written After Hours with Craig Cash in the director’s chair. Craig added: “John and Molly have created a world which is not only very funny but has genuine warmth at its heart. It's a pleasure to be working with such talented new writers and a cast of great comic actors.”

Article courtesy of This is Cheshire.

Tags: filming, lymm, sky, comedy

Lymm Piranhas Looking for New Players

Posted by Neil on Thursday, 03 July 2014 at 14:42:53

Filed under: Announcements, Sports, Appeals for Information

Lymm Piranhas J.F.C. Under 10s

Our under 10s team (for those born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004) are looking for new players for the coming season (Under 11s for 2014/15). The team who have been together for 5 years move from playing 7 a-side football to 9 a-side in the 2014/15 season and therefore seek additional players.

The team trains on a Monday evening all year round and plays in the Warrington Junior Football League on Saturday mornings. Over the summer, we usually enter a couple of organised tournaments. The emphasis is very much on the kids enjoying their football whilst developing their skills an no previous experience or skill level is required. Any parents of current Year 5 children who are interested in joining the team or just popping along to a training session to see how they like it, should contact the Under 10s Coach, Andy Butterworth (07563 789 993 or acbutterworth@sky.com).

For more information please visit our website.

Tags: piranhas, football

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