Articles from June 2010



WB welcomes Happy Wanderers from Poland

Whaley Bridge’s latest visitors from Polish twin town Tymbark arrived for a four day visit. The 22 Polish children, plus their teachers, are keeping the links between Whaley Bridge and Tymbark alive. 

 They walked like the Happy Wanderers (more…)

LOCAL BRASS BAND HITS THE HIGH NOTES

Whaley Bridge Band is delighted to announce that they are to have projects for both their Senior and Learner bands funded by a new sponsorship deal from Bill and Lynne Wilson and their company Cedar Finance limited.

Mr Wilson, a long established local business man has (more…)

WHALEY’s AMERICAN-STYLE 4 JULY PICNIC

WHALEY BRIDGE’s American-born vicar the Rev Cheri Pinner has invited her congregation to an American-style picnic in the park on Sunday 4 July, Independence Day.

Right after morning service in Holy Trinity, worshippers will carry their picnic baskets to the nearby Memorial Park (more…)

GOYT BRIDGE PROJECT REACHES DEAD END

The several public bodies involved in the Whaley Bridge Regeneration Partnership have been forced to abandon their long-held ambitions to build a new bridge over the River Goyt. (more…)

W3′s little armada carries 1100 canal trippers

W3′s little armada carries 1100 canal trippers

(then band defies downpour with Singin’ in the Rain)

 W3, the Whaley Water Weekend, broke all records for this 11th annual event, carrying more than 1,100 passengers on its little ‘armada’ of canal boats.  (more…)