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As someone who reads all the time and has recently found their Kindle surgically attached to their right hand (with a proper book in the other), I genuinely fear a day when declining eyesight might make this much loved pastime too difficult to do. Even with spectacles, holding the book even further or nearer away eventually becomes impossible.
But today there are many new technological advances that can help people with vision Impairment. On Thursday June 16th Tarvin Library will be hosting staff from the charity Vision Support who will be able to pass on advice about the advances that are now available to assist. This help will cover a wide range of situations, not just that of reading.

So if you are visually impaired, or care for someone who is, or knows someone who is struggling, do come along between 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm and perhaps the world will become just a little bit clearer.

The initiative is part of the Festival of Learning, a nationwide libraries initiative that encouraging people to celebrate their libraries and to learn and explore new skills and ideas. For more information on all the services now available through the local libraries go to www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Tarvin Library is open on Tuesdays from Noon to 7.00pm and on Thursdays from 1.30pm to 5.30pm

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In December 1991 a cheque for £800 was donated by Dale Farm, Tarvin to Tarporley War Memorial Hospital.The amount was raised by a fancy dress walk organised by Tony Ankers who presented it to Sister Janet Featherstone, watched by Dr Sandy Campbell and some of Dale Farms employees who took part in the...

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Cheshire's police and crime commissioner is inviting residents in rural areas to meet with him and local officers to have their say on the county's new rural crime strategy prior to its publication. It has been developed in response to the local rural crime survey conducted in Cheshire over the summer and the recent national rural crime survey.The strategy outlines the priorities for...

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Throughout the war, the village did all it could, not only to assist their country but also to help the community to live as normal a life as was possible. The churches continued to minister to their parishioners as well being a focal point for the community war effort.The Allied Relief Fund had been set up and Tarvin collected contributions. The Courant of September 27th 1916 reported that...