A new multi-play unit was officially opened in the Burton Play Area by Mr and Mrs Griffiths and local children on Saturday 24th March. Community efforts have been on-going since at least 2015 to renovate the Play Area. A ‘market’ survey was undertaken; plans were drawn up with CW&C acting as consultants and grant applications … Read more
Its been an exciting few days in the play area. The new multi play unit, that we’ve been fundraising hard for, arrived! The installation team from Lars Laj made great progress, aided by some surprisingly sunny weather. The new unit has a super slide, tube to climb through, cargo nets, fireman’s pole, wobbly steps and … Read more
GVH Play Area Renovation Following the initiative of a Burton resident we have applied for a Community Award under the Active Living category from the One Family Foundation and have been successful in getting through the first round. We have applied for £25,000 to cover the purchase and installation of a new multi-play unit to … Read more
We are privileged and honoured to have the Liverpool Renaissance Singers, directed by Deborah Catterall, present “Bonjour, mon coeur!” a programme of secular music from the Renaissance. All proceeds from the concert will be donated by the Singers to the renovation of the Gladstone Village Hall Play Area The concert will take place in Gladstone … Read more
We were informed by the RAF yesterday, that unfortunately the remedial works on the Lancaster will not be finished in time for it to fly over our event – in fact they said it will be several more weeks before it’ll be up in the air again! We are obviously very disappointed. They are, however, … Read more
Your Help Is Needed The Burton Play Area situated behind Gladstone Village Hall next to the bowling green serves the children of Burton and Puddington and for many years was serviced and maintained to appropriate safety standards by Cheshire Council. Following extensive cost-cutting by the government the council relinquished its support. Gladstone Village Hall, being … Read more
In December 2015, one of the 3 cedar trees at the front of the hall was found to have a large crack in the trunk and be substantially rotten. We were advised to take it down immediately and commission an arborist’s report on the other 2. The upshot was, that the age, size and condition of these trees was simply … Read more
Linda Conway will be at the village hall at 7.30pm on Thursday 27th of April. She will talk about the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme and give general advice about keeping our properties and other possessions safe. Everyone is very welcome to come along.
We are privileged to have the PA474 Lancaster Flypast as part of this year’s Burton Village Festival on Saturday 10th June. It’s owned by the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and is one of only two airworthy Lancasters in the world – the other is in Canada! Built at the Vickers Armstrong Broughton Factory at … Read more
30 volunteers today took 9 tonnes of old bark off the play area, ready for a nice new surface next month. It was a great community effort, thanks to all. James and his digger were essential!