Vote for Play Area renovation on One Family Foundation

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

Liverpool Renaissance Singers Charity Concert for the Play Area

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

Lancaster flypast to be replaced by Spitfire!

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 for the Play Area

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

Village Hall Cedar Trees

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

Community Police Talk

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.

WWII Lancaster Flypast confirmed at Burton Village Festival on 10th June!

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

Play Area – The Big Dig!

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!

New Logo!

You may have noticed a new logo at the top of our website. This logo has been specially designed for the Gladstone Village Hall by Brian Hosker. You can view the full high quality version below…  

Burton Play Area Update

Dear All, The latest information on the renovation of the Play Area is as follows: We have now received notification via CW&C that the Veolia application has failed.  As the requested amount was so great the project can no longer proceed this year.  Consequently the application to WREN due to be considered in January has … Read more