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Theft from Car at Delamere Forest Park
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Gnome Trail - Ready, Steady, Go!
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Dates and Times for Your Local PCSO Surgery
Ryan Reid, PCSO: Thursday 24th May
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Meeting between Tarvin Parish Council and Tarporley High School
Tarvin Parish Council: Thursday 24th May
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Remembering the First World War
Jo Richards: Wednesday 23rd May
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Is it too Early to mention Christmas?
Tarvin Christmas Festival: Tuesday 22nd May
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Tarvin History Revealed
Tarvin Webteam: Tuesday 22nd May
Hillwalk Details
Calling All Keen Tarvin Walkers and Ramblers -
Andy Heaton: Monday 21st May
Woodland Trust Plant Sale 2018 P1080938
Tarvin Community Woodland Trust
John Daines: Monday 21st May
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VET SECURES CASH BOOST FOR DOG CHARITY
Claire Garner: Sunday 20th May
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A Happy Ending to "Maisie's" Story
Alexandra Williams: Saturday 19th May
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The Danny at Sutton Weaver
Cathriona Bourke, Learning and Participation Manager: Saturday 19th May
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Have you seen Maisie the cat?
Alexandra Rachel Williams: Friday 18th May

In January 2013 we successfully applied for a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to create our Community website Tarvinonline. Hence the Big Lottery Fund Logo on our homepage.
There followed an intensive period of work by the voluntary Parish Plan Implementation team who canvassed opinion from Parish residents on which specific features they would like to see incorporated.

Tarvinonline logo

The website structure also tackled directly some of the aspirations contained in the original Parish Plan report and provided a framework for others.

Six months later, on June 23rd 2013 Tarvinonline was born.

The Team have done it again!

As with many projects getting to the starting line is one challenge but keeping going and growing is another! Always it takes money to pay for further website developments, raising our profile amongst the Tarvin Community and paying our hosting server costs.

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Of course volunteers to keep it all going come free. So we made our case to the Big Lottery Fund and hey presto they supported us again to the tune of £3000! We were able to trumpet some impressive readership figures.

Over the year the success of the website has been staggering and far exceeded the hopes of the webteam. In 2014 the website has averaged 160 visitors a day. This adds up to a total of 46,000 visits accessing 100,000 pages. Excellent for a village website we think.

Our major "selling point" was that the Tarvin parish community has embraced the site to:

  • Promote club / society events;
  • Promote local businesses;
  • Catch up on news from the village;
  • Run campaigns to improve village life; and
  • Just have a bit of fun.

To get the most out of this investment let us know your views on the type of news and features that you find most interesting by e-mailing editor@tarvinonline.org.

The website is your resource. Make sure you tell us your news.

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THS
Thu 24 May 6:00am  |  hits: 400

An article published at the end of April said that a meeting would be taking place between the Parish Council and Tarporley High School. That meeting took place and the following report was presented to the Parish Council meeting on Monday evening:1. "Introduction1.1 Tarvin traditionally sends most of its secondary aged children to Tarporley High School (THS). However, when THS becomes...

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Tue 22 May 6:00am  |  hits: 224

This year the Tarvin Christmas Market, held in the High Street, is on Saturday 1st December ( time to be finalized later).We are looking for stall holders to join us at this very successful event. If you would like to have a stall. then please contact tarvinchristmasfestival@hotmail.com as soon as possible.We are now taking bookings and expect to be full really soon. So don't...

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Fri 25 May 6:00am  |  hits: 219

Get your best gnome hunting head on as 76 gnome themed displays are waiting to be found in Tarvin! From Saturday, 26th May, until Friday, 22nd June, these gnomes will be displayed in gardens and businesses throughout the village, with Gnome Trails available to buy for £2 at Tarvin News, The Manor Deli and the Co-op. Those who manage to track down all 76 displays and return their...