Have you heard of the National Garden Scheme?
They help around 3700 garden owners to open their beautiful gardens to the public, sharing their passion and raising impressive amounts of money for charity through entry fees, teas and slices of cake.
They are the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country, donating over £50 million so far to charities such as The Queen's Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson's UK and others.
We are lucky to have 7 of the gardens within 6 miles of Henbury, including:
- "Hathaway" which is open this weekend, and
- "60 Kennedy Avenue" which is open on specific dates in June, and belongs to Bill North who used to be Head of the Parks Department in Macclesfield prior to his retirement.
Please make sure to check full details and opening dates on the excellent NGS website.
More news from Henbury
Sir Francis has asked us to pass the following message to friends in the Henbury community :Elizabeth Graham-Smith's funeral will be on Wednesday 27th January at 1 pm. Only five close family members will be present, but if you would like to join us online, there will be a webcast which will also be available for seven days afterwards:https://www.wesleymedia.co.uk/webcast-view ...
You may have noticed that during the recent cold spell with Icy roads and a covering of snow that a contractor has been ploughing some of the the roads around Henbury and laying down a covering of grit at the same time. This initiative is provided by Henbury Parish Council as a trial scheme to assist where the Highway services of Cheshire East do not cover. It is limited in its nature at the...
Dark Lane closed again tomorrow Friday 22nd JanuaryCHESHIRE EAST BOROUGH COUNCILNOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES14 (2) ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cheshire East Borough Council in exercise of its powers under Section 14 (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and of all other enabling powers issues this notice temporarily to prohibit traffic in...