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Hosepipe Ban
United Utilities: Wednesday 18th Jul
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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
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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

Railings

Yesterday we put an article on- line showing the very sorry state of the barrier at the Broomheath Lane crossing of the A51.
Now I do not for one moment think that the webteam carry any weight ( clout that is) or influence with the Highways department of CWaC. Rather I put today's success down to the repeated contacts made with the Highways Dept by our Councillors Ted Lush & Hugo Deynem getting the message through that the lack of a barrier was a real safety issue and of concern to local residents who used the crossing.

Today we have a totally new barrier.

New Barrier 21-08-13

The design has been improved with a panel extending out from the hedgerow towards the road. This greatly increases the visibility of the railings to traffic coming from the Tarporley direction. Before, the driver would only see a 2 inch wide end-post of the railing. This would be a very small image to detect , especially at night. A Tarvin resident has emailed us to point out that originally there were red reflectors on the posts which car headlights would pick out.
These were lost to vandalism and evidently not replaced. Perhaps the rails visible to traffic coming along from Tarporley could be treated with some type of reflective paint to assist driving in poor lighting conditions.
I assume that the large arrow highlighting the need to move to the right and avoid the railings is only a temporary feature!.

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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
Sun 15 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 521

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...

Hosepipe Ban Scan_20180717
Wed 18 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 246

We've all been enjoying the lovely, hot weather but the lack of rain and high demand for water means our reservoirs are now lower than we'd like them to be at this time of year.That's why a hosepipe ban will be introduced across the North West from5th August 2018. This means householders won't be allowed to use either a hosepipe or sprinkler as these use an incredible amount of...