Lack of arts in chester

It seems as though the moment you hear of a new arts project or building being created in Chester, it is counteracted by the closure of another creative endeavour, due to lack of funding. Many residents of Chester were disappointed to hear of their beloved cinema and bowling alley complex ceasing to exist. The council’s…

Chester Zoo to sponsor 2014 Maasai Olympics

CHESTER Zoo has helped fund the Maasai Olympics this year in a bid to stop the tribe killing wildlife in Kenya. The event, held at the Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, was created in 2012 as a way of conserving the country’s lion populations. The Olympics, which will feature competitions such…

Rural Touring Arts Production A Success

THIS week Cllr Graham Heatley funded an arts production at Elton Community Centre, Cheshire. The event raised about £400 and was so successful that the company, Rural Touring Arts, are planning another event in May next year. Cllr Graham Heatley, said: “It was a marvellous evening which was enjoyed by more than 70 people.” He…

Ensure you keep warm and well this winter

WINTRY weather is upon us and the NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding us all that one of the best ways to make sure you stay well this winter, is to keep warm. In 2012/13 there were approximately 31,100 deaths during the winter period, the elderly who may be frail or have…