Barnton Parish Council
Battle of the Somme Centenary 1916 - 2016
Remembrance service to be held at
JUBILEE CORNER, LYDYETT LANE
10.45am this Thursday 30th June
Remembrance crosses available on the day
NURSERY ROAD RECREATION GROUND SKATE PARK
Work on the NEW SKATE PARK starts on MONDAY 20th JUNE. Therefore the area will be closed for
approximately two-three weeks whilst the old park is removed and the new skate park is built.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RUNCORN ROAD RECREATION GROUND
Barnton Parish Council is sorry to announce that Runcorn Road Recreation Ground has been closed due to
safety issues with the play equipment.
Further information regarding the length of the closure and predicted reopening date please contact the
Parish Clerk (details above).
BARNTON PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL RETURN 2016
Following conclusion of the annual audit for year ending 31st March 2016 please click on the links below to
view the relevant documentation:
BARNTON CEMETERY, HAYES DRIVE, BARNTON.
If anyone has any queries regarding the Cemetery or would like to talk to someone
about details regarding grave plots or cremated remains plots, both new and old, please do not hesitate to
contact the Cemetery Clerk - Mrs S Crank on 01606 76360.
GUNNERS CLOUGH WOODS
Due to erosion of the steps, there is currently NO PUBLIC ACCESS to Gunners Clough Woods in Barnton.
The woodland will remain closed until further notice.
WHAT'S ON IN BARNTON
CHESHIRE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST
Cheshire Community Development Trust need new volunteers to help deliver
their community car scheme.
Volunteers use their own cars to take older people to doctor’s or hospital appointments, hairdressers, visit
You can do as much or as little as you want and a mileage allowance is paid to help your fuel costs.
If interested call Sue or Jo on 01606 784100
LOOKING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF MR & MRS DAWSON
Looking for relatives/family of the late Job Dawson (died 1934) and Mary Ann Dawson (died 1946)
of 9 Lydyett Lane, Barnton.
A Mr and Mrs Marsh have recently bought a writing slope from EBAY which contained death/marriage
certificates etc. re the late Mr and Mrs Dawson which they would now like to pass to the relatives/family.
Mr and Mrs Marsh can be contacted on Tel No. 01777 818771.
HISTORY OF BARNTON PHD
A Phd thesis from 1966 has been found on the internet - it is about the history of Barnton.
Just a quick update to let everyone know that there has been a meeting with CWaC in preparation of our
petition. There will be things happening with regards to meetings in the near future with Highways and the
Ward Councillors are meeting with George Osborne at the end of October. We do not have anything major
to announce until after the petition is presented and then early in 2016. Bear with us please. We also have
news that another group have been doing a lot of background work unknown to us and will be joining
forces to assist.
BARNTON FOOTBALL CLUB
Latest information and fixtures details can be found on the Groups and Clubs section on our Amenities
BARNTON COMMUNITY GROUP
Our Aim - To make Barnton a village to be proud of.
We would be delighted if you could provide a helping hand with
any of the following:
·Canal - could you spare some time helping to paint the bridge walls and clearing the undergrowth to
improve the views?
·Grot Spots - would you like to identify such spots and organise Litter Picking groups?
·Land/Verge - between Barnton Post Office/Pharmacy and the bus stop - Do you know who owns it?
If you can help with any of the above please contact
Linda 07947 297783 or Lynn on 01606 784599
Big Village Big Future Be Part of it
BARNTON GIRL GUIDING
Rainbows 5 -7 year olds Tuesday 6pm - 7.15pm
Brownies 7 - 10 year olds Tuesday 6pm - 7.30pm
Guides 10- 14 year olds Day and Time to be arranged
Senior Section 14 - 26 years Monday 8pm - 9.30pm
For more details contact Susan Greenwood (Rainbow Leader and District Commissioner)
Home number: 01606 76408 Mobile number: 07734 155 133
BARNTON NOW HAS AN INTERNET CAFE!!!!!
The Xcel community project is now open at Barnton Pentecostal Church.
This great new facility has cost over £50,000.00 to develop and equip. The project includes an IT Suite where
users can use the computers and log on to the internet. Fibre optic broadband is available wirelessly
allowing you to log on with your own laptops, tablets and smart phones. There is a great social activity
centre with a free play pool table, game stations with large screen Televisions and a comfortable relaxing
chill out area. A cafe provides soft and hot drinks and snacks are available to purchase.
For further information about the church and it’s projects contact Pastor Andy Webb on 07929 001948 or
BIRDS IN MY GARDEN WEBSITE
Our resident birdman, David Harazny, has now created his own website to document the birds in his garden
Have you done something new since you retired? Started a new hobby or interest, joined a club or planned
an event or trip? The Laterlife Challenge is looking for entries from the over 60s to demonstrate how
people are making the most of their retirement years. There are some great prizes and also the knowledge
that your story may help inspire others who are finding their senior years lonely or difficult. Chief judge is
Blue Peter’s Valerie Singleton. Find out more by visiting: www.laterlife.com/challenge
Age UK Cheshire’s Computer Centre
At Age UK Cheshire’s Computer Centre based at the Castle Community Centre, Northwich, we specialise in
helping the over 50s to gain computer skills. With experienced tutors, individual or small-group tuition,
centre-produced learning materials and a warm welcoming atmosphere, we have an enviable reputation
for meeting learners’ needs. Many people come to us to learn internet skills, email and Skype to help them
keep in touch with friends and family.
We run courses throughout the year and have places available for learners on our:
· Induction course (using a computer or iPad) with one-to-one tuition for absolute beginners. Learners
may bring their own laptop, iPad or other tablet device.
· Individual tuition sessions to revise and consolidate basic computer skills or learn new skills in a topic
of choice. (Popular topics include - Skype, Windows 8, iPad or tablet skills, Facebook, online shopping, file
management, word-processing, making address labels, spreadsheets,
using a scanner, photo-editing and creating photo gifts. Other topics are available on request)
· Small-group courses in Digital Photography.
For more information or to discuss your computing needs please call the Centre on 0845 618 2858
WOMEN'S SAFE TRANSPORT SERVICE
of funding etc.
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