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22nd July 2018 10:00am
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Margaret Dixon: Today
Parish Plan
July Tarvin Parish Council Meeting
Tarvin Webteam: Yesterday
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Hosepipe Ban
United Utilities: Yesterday
Tarvin Primary School Logo
Tarvin Primary School 50th Anniversary Crowd Fund
Robin Grimshaw, Tarvin Primary School Governor: Tuesday 17th Jul
Pool Bank
Pool Bank House- some history
Margaret Dixon: Tuesday 17th Jul
Mesopotania
Remembering the First World War - Mesopotamia (Now Iraq)
Jo Richards: Monday 16th Jul
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Car Boot Sale - Sunday 22nd July
Tarvin Webteam: Monday 16th Jul
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Tarvin History Revealed - Zion House
Tarvin History Group: Sunday 15th Jul
Pool Bank
Robert Woollams- any photographs?
Kathie Reith: Sunday 15th Jul
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Farewell Party for Rev Sue Levitt
Doreen de Cani: Saturday 14th Jul
British troops enter Baghdad
Remembering the First World War - Mesopotamia (Now Iraq)
Jo Richards: Saturday 14th Jul
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Age UK Cheshire to Restart Monthly Coach Trips Service
Theresa Duffy, Later Life Planning Support, Age Concern: Friday 13th Jul
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The Hub Fitness raises money for a worthy cause!
Lisa Dunne: Friday 13th Jul
Back To Mine V1
New Dating Show for ITV is coming to Cheshire
Grace Dunsby, Casting Researcher, Shiver: Thursday 12th Jul
Rubbish Broomheath Lane

Some of us can remember back to the 1970s' when the Wombles picked up the litter on Wimbledon Common. Great Uncle Bulgaria — the oldest and wisest of the Wimbledon Wombles was their leader. He was sometimes accompanied by Tobermory- the handyman.
Roll on 40 years and their descendants in Tarvin were in action last weekend cleaning up the mess in the turning circle at the end of Broomheath Lane on the Waverton side. Our Parish Council Leader and the Editor of Tarvinonline managed to fill 2 black sacks of rubbish but unlike the Wombles could not find ingenious ways to recycle most of the rubbish. Fish and chip containers are a real pain to dispose of!
After an evening out it seems all too easy to chuck the rubbish out the car window. We would appeal to people's better nature to do as the signs say in all our laybys- 'take your rubbish home with you'.
Today in most areas I guess that action against dropping litter seems to take a lower profile nationally — remember the 'Keep Briton Tidy campaigns'?
If you have information about a littering incident you could report it to the police, the local council or a litter warden, but it is up to them to decide whether they wish to proceed any further.

The legal position?

We should remember that anyone that drops litter in a public place is committing a crime and they can be fined under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act. The fine is between £50 — £80, and if not paid a magistrates' court can impose a fine of up to £2,500.
Persons proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for littering offences , England and Wales, for the financial year 2010-11 were 4796 and 79% were found guilty.

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Tarvin Primary School Logo
Tue 17 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 518

Did you go to Tarvin Primary School? Do your children or grandchildren go or will your little ones be attending in the future? Maybe you live in the village and would welcome the opportunity to support the hub of the community? If so then please follow the link below to read more about the PTA's 50th Anniversary Crowd Fund Campaign and how any donation will be used to improve the...

Pool Bank
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Thank you Tarvinonline for sharing information on Pool Bank Farm. I wonder do you know anything of the Woollams family who were living there in the 1880s to about 1930?I'm in Australia, writing an entry on Robert Woollams (b.1879 Huxley) for our publication on the men and women living in our area who served in World War I. Robert was the son of Margaret and John...

Back To Mine V1
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I am contacting you from the award winning television production company, Shiver, who make lots of popular TV programmes, including Come Dine With Me and Paul O'Grady's For The Love of Dogs.I am currently working on an exciting new dating show for ITV, in which the basic idea is that single people looking for love will visit various potential partner's homes (whilst they are not...