Information about the South Cheshire village of Hankelow
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It's the Party on the Park in Audlem tomorrow - tickets
sold out! Please note that the public car park
will be closed tonight and tomorrow, but alternative
parking is available on the Turnpike Field. (posted July 1st)
There is an extra-ordinary
Parish Council meeting tonight in
the Community Room, Hankelow Methodist Church at
6.30 pm. to discuss planning application
22/0111N.(Posted June 30th)
Green Lane - the Market Drayton road out of Audlem -
will be closed for two weeks. starting on Monday June
27th. Also it seems that Howbeck Bridge on the A51
(London Road) is closed this week, and the posted
diversion runs through Hankelow and Audlem. (posted June 20th)
Cheshire East "boosts towns with more free days of parking". In addition to the free parking after 3 p.m.
there will be four free days of parking at Snow Hill in Nantwich, according to this media release. (posted June 14th)
The Jubilee Picnic on the Green was a great success
with over 100 participants! If anyone has any pictures they
would like to share, please sent them to firstname.lastname@example.org
and I'll put them on the Media Gallery. (posted June 6th)
The White Lion has a number of events going on over the Jubilee week. In addition to the now regular Sunday session,
there will be live music in the garden daily over the four-day bank holiday. Click the image on the left for more details.
There is a special Jubilee cocktail, a weekend-long barbecue in the garden and "Fizz Friday"
with a bottle of prosecco for only £19.95, a £10 reduction.
The pub has been specially decorated for the event
by Local artist Sophie and her friend Victoria
- if you are on Instagram, take a look at
their pages @spectrumtuwns and
(Posted May 26th)
Matt Holden tells us "Our cat Jess has been missing for just over a week. She is 7 years old and has 4 distinctive white paws.
"We live in Wellfield Way and she normally heads off into the fields towards
"She is chipped but does not have a collar. She may have snuck into someone’s shed or outhouse and would appreciate it if people could check."
If you see her please
send us an email
and we'll let Matt know. (Posted May 19th)
A Market Drayton van driver has been
jailed for seven years after killing a 23-year-old by
running a red light on a pedestrian crossing in Crewe. (Posted May 19th)
The White Lion will host its first live music "Sunday
Session". Quoting from the
Facebook Page, "Countdown to our first Sunday Session this week.....22nd May. For an 'easy like Sunday'
end to the weekend at the White Lion, pop down to see super talented KingFast from 7 pm." (posted May 18th)
After an enjoyable and well-attended pub quiz in the
White Lion on Monday night, the event will be repeated
every two weeks. The next one will be on May 23rd
(Sorry, I originally had May 19th in error). Places are
getting booked up already, so reserve yours early to
avoid disappointment! (posted May 10th/14th)
Weaver Wander vehicle rally will depart from Hankelow Green on Saturday morning (May 14th), returning to Hankelow Hall in the afternoon.
The White Lion will be making bacon and sausage ‘baps’ along with tea and coffee available for purchase.
(posted May 12th)
It seems Monks Lane will be
closed today and tomorrow (May 4th and 5th) for
"urgent level 2 patching". This is not the expected road
works by the Parkes' entrance, which is still slated for
May 9th to May 11th. (posted May 4th)
Cheshire East Council are urging people to ‘Walk this May’.
Hankelow is a good place to do that. (posted April 29th)
Be on the watch for suspicious activity. There is a
warning on AOL of a vehicle driving at night without
lights, shining torches at houses. Don't forget to lock your
cars, and if your car has keyless entry, make sure the keys
are kept in a shielded pouch or a metal container. (posted April 25th
ADCA are still looking for volunteers to help
with their clubs and activities for older people and carers on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Also they want to introduce a new activity on Thursdays -
maybe you could help? (posted April 23rd)
The bench in the village bus shelter, which was vandalised
a few months ago, has now been repaired courtesy of
James Shenton. (posted April 23rd)
to the sign pictured on the left Monks Lane from
Threeways into Audlem is apparently due to be closed
for three days from April 27th. However the
site now shows that United Utilities will be working at
the entrance to the Parkes from May 9th to May 11th. (reposted April 25th)
Since the White Lion is now up and running again the
"Whats going on with the White Lion" section on this page
has been removed, along with the Covid 19 section, as restrictions are now lifted. A link to
the White Lion website has been added at the end of this
section (posted April 19th).
Road works with traffic lights are expected on the A529
near the chapel in Hankelow during 20th - 22nd April, for
works by SP energy, according to the One.network website. (posted April 19th)