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Lymm Events Highlights for 01 July to 08 July 2014

Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 at 10:01:00

Filed under: Events, Entertainment, Lymm, Music and nightlife

A Weekly Roundup of Local Events in the Coming Week

Plan your week ahead by checking out the events listed below. To add your own event, please contact me

3 event(s) are happening in Lymm this week

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Thursday 3rd July 7.30pm2 - 6 July 2014Sunday July 6th

Tags: events, planner

Lymm Events Highlights for 24 June to 01 July 2014

Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 at 10:01:00

Filed under: Events, Entertainment, Lymm, Music and nightlife

A Weekly Roundup of Local Events in the Coming Week

Plan your week ahead by checking out the events listed below. To add your own event, please contact me

14 event(s) are happening in Lymm this week

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28th June 2014 at 8pmSaturday, 28th june  10am – 4pmSaturday June 28th  8pm till midnight
June 29th 10-5pm28th June 201428th June 2014
30th June 201406.06.1419th to 29th June
19th to 29th June8th June 20148th June 2014
8th June 201420/06/2014

Tags: events, planner

Lymm Gallery Highlights for 13 June to 20 June 2014

Posted by Neil on Friday, 20 June 2014 at 10:01:01

Filed under: Media gallery, Photography

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

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10 images have been added in the last week

Thanks to the following contributors:

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Slideshow

Family of Swans on the Bridgewater Canal near Massey Brook Lane - 2 viewsIn the sun 1 - 6 viewsProtective Parents - 5 views
In the Sun 2 - 4 viewsGrebe nesting on Lymm Lake - 5 viewsa large diving bird with a long neck, long hooked bill, short legs, and mainly dark plumage. It typically breeds on coastal cliffs and is noted for its voracious appetite. - 3 views
Watching me watching you. 

A large diving bird with a long neck, long hooked bill, short legs, and mainly dark plumage. It typically breeds on coastal cliffs and is noted for its voracious appetite. - 3 viewsA large diving bird with a long neck, long hooked bill, short legs, and mainly dark plumage. It typically breeds on coastal cliffs and is noted for its voracious appetite. - 6 viewsthe most common duck of the northern hemisphere and the ancestor of most domestic ducks, the male having a dark green head and white collar. - 1 views
a small beetle with a domed back, typically red or yellow with black spots. Both the adults and larvae are important predators of aphids. - 1 views

Tags: gallery, images, photography

Lymm Events Highlights for 17 June to 24 June 2014

Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 at 10:17:45

Filed under: Events, Entertainment, Lymm, Music and nightlife

A Weekly Roundup of Local Events in the Coming Week

Plan your week ahead by checking out the events listed below. To add your own event, please contact me

8 event(s) are happening in Lymm this week

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Wednesday 18th June at 7,30 20th June 2014 11:30 to 3pm 8.00 pm on Tuesday 24th June
Tuesday 24th June 2014 Rehearsing from Apr 28 Gig June 24 28th June 2014
19th to 29th June

 

Tags: events, planner

Backlash Over Lymm Safety Centre Plan

Posted by Neil on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 at 09:26:39

Filed under: Announcements, Lymm, Political, Landmarks

Plans for a new fire station and safety centre in Lymm have been submitted despite opposition from the Cheshire Fire Brigade Union.

Members have said the proposals for the site on Cliff Lane will be of little benefit to residents and are angry more than £4m is being spent on a safety centre at a time when 160 fulltime firefighter posts have been cut in Cheshire.

But Cheshire Fire chiefs have said the new station, formerly a truck stop located near the M56/M6 interchange, will help improve response times and the centre will provide important education and prevention programmes.

The safety centre, which will cost 500,000 a year to run, includes a 360° ‘immersive virtual learning zone’ as well as a ‘lifesize three-bedroom house’ and will be targeted at schools to reduce accidental deaths and injuries due to fire.

Dave Williams, Cheshire Brigade Union secretary, said: “There are a couple of centres like this up and down the country but I don’t believe they have been as successful as everyone hoped.

“In the present climate it seems the wrong time to be spending more than £4m and it could be difficult for schools to access this building rather than firefighters visiting schools. It’s very frustrating when we’re told nothing can be done about posts being lost but £4m can be found for a safety centre.”

Keith Brooks, Cheshire Fire’s head of prevention and protection, said the number of fires across Cheshire has fallen to an ‘all time low’ due to investment in prevention work.

He added: “This investment must continue if we are to achieve our vision of a Cheshire where there are no deaths, injuries or damage from fires and other emergencies. This will be a fantastic facility that will help us engage with people of all ages for generations to come and equipping people with the skills they need to stay safe. The messages this centre will help us deliver will undoubtedly save lives – something we feel is worth investing in.”

The suggestion the safety centre could have been included in the recently built fire control centre at Lingley Mere, Great Sankey was also dismissed as it is a ‘purpose-built centre’ and not a ‘venue meant for public access’.

Article courtesy of Warrington Guardian.

Tags: safety

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