AGM of Whaley Bridge Band

Furness Vale COGS Coffee Morning

WI Christmas Coffee Morning

Photos courtesy of Peter Cull

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Furness Vale Election Result

Christmas Recycling and Rubbish Collection Arrangements

Whaley Bridge Band Christmas Concerts

Whaley Bridge Band has announced two events for your diaries:

  • Saturday 9th December Coffee and Carols at Spire House, Bings Rd 9.30 am – 12 noon
  • Tuesday 19th December Christmas Concert at Whaley Bridge Bowling Club 8pm (poster below) 

Notice of Poll: Election of Town Councillor for Furnace Vale Ward

Whaley Bridge Christmas Lights and Lantern Parade Friday 1st December 2017

The following photo collection has kindly been shared by photographer Peter Cull.

Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights on in Whaley Bridge

Chair of Whaley Bridge Town Council led the count-down

Lianna Norman dressed as an Angel, led the procession

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The Stars are out for this Friday’s Lantern Parade

This Friday 1st December Friends of Whaley Bridge Memorial Park are organising a lantern parade, sponsored by Whaley Bridge Town Council.

The parade departs at 6.30pm from the Goyt Road Entrance to Memorial Park, prior to the Christmas Light Switch-On at 7pm at the station car park, followed by carols accompanied by Whaley Bridge Band.

Volunteer marshals should meet and register at the Goyt Road gates at 6.15pm. (Please bring a torch)

Mulled wine, mince-pies, chocolate Tombola, films for young children and a lucky-dip will be open from 5.30pm at Footsteps. There will also be crafts for sale in the basement.

Here are some photos of the Lantern making workshops which have taken place at recent weekends, which have kindly been taken by Peter Cull:

Making lanterns for this week’s lantern parade in Whaley Bridge


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Tree-mendous Turnout at Christmas Festival


Scores of organisations from across Whaley were represented at the annual Festival of Trees, Holy Trinity Church.  Each group decorated, and in some cases built, their own tree; Themes were as diverse as animal welfare, to food banks to ecology, as well as good will to all and peace on earth of course.