Flower Power community planting scheme

Heath Lane Nursery has set up a new scheme ‘Flower Power’, which will be a community planting area.  They will work with people in Willaston who are socially isolated or suffer long term conditions, recommended by Willaston Surgery.  There will also be a family area for those who have no garden themselves to grow their own plants.

 To enable this to happen, they are seeking volunteers with some gardening knowledge.  If you would be interested in getting involved in this exciting new project, please contact Una or Paul on 07478 277477 or email pauljacksonlpool53@gmail.com

First World War Commemoration Preparations

WR&CS is working with other organisations to plan a commemoration weekend to mark 100 years after the end of the First World War. This will include an exhibition and we would like to hear from anyone who had relatives that came from the village and served in WWI. The Festival Society has done significant research about those who served and did not return but we know very little about those who came back to Willaston at the end of the war and what happened to them.  If you have any information, please contact Alan Roberts on 0151 327 4600 or email janda.roberts@me.com.

Willaston Christmas Lights – Donations Update

Willaston Christmas Lights have had a great response to the sponsor a Willaston Star campaign so far. For anyone who has donated we are working through the submissions whether by post, email or events. We will be confirming and issuing receipts out this week and ongoing. Thank you for your support.  #saveourtreefromdarkness

WI Afternoon Tea

Willastonhey WI are holding an afternoon tea to support the Christmas Lights appeal at 2.30pm on Sunday 19th August at Willaston Memorial Hall.  Tickets are £10 a person and available from McColls Newsagent or WI members.

For more information, contact Val Fisher on 0151 327 5616 or Pat Shillington on 0151 327 6821.

Useful Contact Numbers

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A list has been generated for contact numbers for CWAC, their various departments and other local organisations.  Hopefully this will be a useful quick resource for villagers to use in the event.  To access the list, click here: Contact List.

For information about organisations in Willaston, click here

Cheshire West and Chester Council has produced a directory of care and support.  Copies are available, free of charge, by calling the Cheshire West Community Access Team on 0300 123 7034 or by visiting https://www.carechoices.co.uk/region/north-west/cheshire-west-and-chester/

The Pathfinder Team at Cheshire Community Action can provide information on services and help with signposting and referrals.  They can be contacted on 01244 329777 or pathfinder@cheshireaction.org.uk.   They have also produced a directory of services which can be seen at http://www.cheshireaction.org.uk/adult-health/

General information about Council Services can be found on their website .  If you have concerns about environmental issues, including pot holes, lighting, graffiti, litter, trees, overgrown hedges etc. you can report them online using the Your Streets website.