St Andrews Women's Group

Home » Newsroom » St Andrews Women's Group

P1020661

The March meeting of the St Andrews Women's Group had a record attendance to listen to our speaker Mr. David Moore, the fund raising Co-ordinator for Tarporley Cottage Hospital. His enthusiasm for his task of keeping the hospital functioning for future generations was infectious.
We learned of new plans to increase the number of beds, improved parking and medical facilities and all the fund raising events planned to make this happen. This is the 100th anniversary year of the hospital which was originally opened to nurse soldiers returning from the battlefields of WW1.
Many of the people in Tarvin will remember the fight to keep the hospital open when faced with closure by the NHS in the late 1980's.
Today it receives only a small grant from the NHS and the rest is provided by various forms of fund raising and donations.

We are fortunate to have Tarporley Cottage Hospital to serve our village and are proud to know that it is the only surviving cottage hospital of its type in Britain. Whatever we can do to support the fund raising will be appreciated and help to keep the hospital open for our benefit and the future.

P1020663

We are grateful to David for an entertaining and informative evening.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday April 3rd at 7.30 in the Parish room when we look forward to a flower arranging demonstration.

A warm welcome with refreshments and good company awaits anyone who would like to come along.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

A51 Approaching Stamford Bridge from Chester
Fri 16 Aug 6:00am  |  hits: 305

Further to our article on 25th July about the proposed improvements to the A51 Tarvin to Chester Road, the Cheshire West & Chester Council have announced two drop-in improvement engagement sessions as follows:-On 3rd September the first drop-in community engagement session will be held at Chester Rugby Club, CH3 7DB from 10.45 to 16.45.On 4th September a second drop-in community engagement...

THR GCSE results Aug 1993
Sun 18 Aug 6:00am  |  hits: 253

Tarporley High School was in the news for a second time in August 1993. The first was for successes in the Chester District Tennis Tournament (see TOL article on 8th August) and the second occasion was for GCSE results that well above national figures but also because there were some notable individual performances.The Tarporley stars in this latter category were Jenny Berry of Tarporley, Kay...

The Deep exhibition
Wed 14 Aug 6:00am  |  hits: 174

Love Lego? Chester Cathedral is hosting a fantastic Journey beneath the waves at a world premiere of the exhibition — "The Deep" — made with LEGO┬« bricks.In The Deep, come face-to-face with a 1.75 metre yellow tuna fish — made of 13,000 bricks; a fearsome Mako Shark created with 80,000 bricks and a massive giant squid containing 120,000 bricks which is 2.7 metres tall.An event not...