Temporary Road Closure – Hollins Hill

We have been advised that Hollins Hill – North of Knights Lane will be subject to a temporary road closure from 11th December.

The road is expected to be closed for one day but this could extend for a maximum of five days and is to allow BT Openreach to do work.

Please click on the attached for further details including the diversion which will be in place.

TRO 2218 Hollins Hill

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Utkinton St Paul’s – Christmas Event

If you missed this it was wonderful and so many thanks to the PTA, Teachers and all who donated prizes.  Mrs T and me came home laden to the gunwales with prizes and stuff we had bought.

The children were all enjoying themselves and we were royally entertained by (I may have missed one) two choirs and a hearty rendition of ‘Twelve days of Christmas”. Hugely enjoyable – one not to miss in future years.


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V&O Surveys for NDP

Had a meeting yesterday about the V&O Surveys for the Neighbourhood Plan and whilst the formal date for returning completed forms has passed and the Steering Group are currently collating your responses, they would still welcome returns up til mid-December when the final results will be reviewed.

If you haven’t completed yours yet or would like a second copy then get in touch with Tony Dahill on 01829 733701 or by email anthony.dahill@btinternet.com and he would be pleased to collect or deliver your response forms.



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Treasurer wanted – Cotebrook Village Hall Committee

Following a move to North Wales, the current treasurer for Cotebrook Village Hall has said that he will be stepping down in the New Year and the Management Committee is seeking suitable candidates to fill the void.

Responsible to the trustees the role would suit any resident with good book keeping or financial background and willing to assist an able management team of around 14 and will entail one evening a month attending a three-hour informal meeting and an additional few hours a month keeping CVH financial records up to date.

If the role appeals, please talk to or email Judith Walters (the Chair) if you are interested and require further information. Alternatively, you could attend the next committee meeting to get a “feel” for what the role entails and the people involved.

To contact Judith;

Email – judithmjones@hotmail.com

Phone numbers – 01829 760513 or 07711 243521.

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Brightlife is a charity which supports loneliness for the over 50’s in the Tarporley area.

Please see their flyer for contact details and other details.
Brighlife Flyer

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Quest Energy

We have received the attached re a new Gas & Electric joint venture which Cheshire West & Chester Council are part off.

Utkinton and Cotebrook Parish Council does not endorse this scheme above others and residents should make their own choice of energy supplier.

Qwest Energy your new local energy offer

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Update re Kelsall Medical Centre

Please see the attached for the latest update from Kelsall Medical Centre on the proposed Wellbeing Hub.

PPG Hub Funding Document


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Decision on ‘Northgate’ Planning application

We have just received notification from the Planning Inspectorate that the Appeal by the developer for Northgate Field (17/01595/OUT) has been dismissed and the letters that we received are included as PDF below.

3196169 Appeal decision

Despatch Cover Letter – Francis Tunney – 21 Nov 2018

It would be appropriate to thank all who participated in the process.

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A Commemoration Collage

One of our residents is a talented photographer and she posted this image – we love it.


A Commemoration Collage c.Bronwyn Kelly

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Christmas is coming …

 … the geese are getting fat: Please put a penny in the old …

So the old nursery rhyme goes, but is is important to think of others and this advert from St Luke’s Hospice is a worthwhile one to publicise as it covers two bases at once – helping others and recycling.  If you can help, please do.

Please call here: 

They are looking to cover the CW6, CW7, CW8 and CW9 postcodes and would be after a one day commitment (but that could be spread over several dates).

Call Jane Thompson, Head of Event Management at the Hospice on 01606 555688 : Email: jane.thompson@slhospice.co.uk

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