Tarvin History Revealed - Sausages and Onions at the Methodist!

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Our latest article from the History Group's scrapbooks recognises the lengths that Tarvin Methodist Church 's volunteers have to go to, to raise funds!

As we all know the Methodist, even today, is very active at fund raising, but this event, The Sausage Sizzler" sounds delicious, perhaps they will repeat it soon.
Helping out in the kitchen are Miss Virginia Radcliffe, Mrs Christine Cordingley, Mrs Edna Waring, Mrs Dorothy Lightfoot, Mrs Pauline Bannister and Mrs Dorothy Steaton

This photo first appeared in the Chester Chronicle on September 21st 1984

Too Many Cooks


Shortly afterwards on October 26th 1984, an article appeared in the Chester Chronicle, this time a sponsored "pickle peel" which shows some ingenuity with regards to combating "onion tears."
In this photograph are Mrs Dot Woodward, Mrs Margaret Hopley, Mr Charles Bradley, Mrs Shelagh Smith, Mrs Pauline Bannister, Mr Doug Hopley, and Mrs Alice Cliffe.


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