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September 2011

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Inside this month: Hoole Tennis Club, Kilimanjaro Trek, Hoole URC, Backyard column, local news, health and beauty, gardening and whats on.

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WELL done to Hooles Jenny Beyer who has succeeded in her trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Now she is in full training for the New York Marathon! You can read more on page 8. Theres also Andy Medcrafts popular Backyard column, news from the cycleway, Hoole URC, the business quarter developments, a gardening column with Janet Heath and a more spiritual column with Andy Glover You can also catch up with the latest from Hoole at our website
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HOOLES Jenny Beyer proved she has got a head for heights by climbing the highest peak in Africa. Jenny has just returned from an exhibition to scale Mount Kilimanjaro where she has raised funds for the Countess of Chester Hospitals Relative Comfort Appeal. Jenny said: I had a great time on the trek and met a lot of lovely people. It took us five days to get to the top and two days to come down. We walked a lot each day so we were always in bed by 8pm in the evenings! We had fantastic weather and never had rain as we were above the clouds which was rather cool. We slept in tents as we walked up the mountain and often it was quite hilly and you would roll onto your tent buddy! Luckily, Jenny had no problems with the altitude but 14 out of the group of 16 did! Jenny added: It took us six hours to walk to the top and we left at 12pm so that we could watch the sunrise at the top. We also had a cuppa as it was freezing at the top! Mind due we were 5,895 metres high! Anyway a massive thank you to everyone who has sponsored me. However its still not too late if you would like to sponsor me just go to jennyclimbskili Despite her efforts in Africa, Jenny isnt resting on her laurels. She is deep into training for the New York City Marathon in November. Although Jenny did give herself a week off before resuming training!

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now there for all to see after the unveiling of a mural. Created by artist Gary Drostle, the ten metres by eight metres mural on the side of number 73 could become a tourist attraction in its own right. The Chester Renaissance project was unveiled by Cheshire West and Chester councillor Herbert Manley, executive member for prosperity. Photographed are local ward Councillor David Robinson, artist Gary Drostle, owners of the wall Angela Stevenson and Stuart Stevenson, sponsors Jan Yarasir and Erdal Yarasir, and Executive Member for Prosperity Councillor Herbert Manley.

Hotel conversion?

THERE is concern over plans to convert the Alton Lodge hotel, on Hoole Road into student accommodation. The developers, Alpha Property, say that the opening of a number of big hotels in the city centre has had an effect on the smaller operators in the suburbs. As a result, Alton Lodge is struggling to fill rooms and they are looking to create 21 student units instead. But local residents in Greenbank Road and Knowsley Road have written to the council to object, claiming that the conversion would change the character of the area, possibly leading to an influx of students in the future.

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CYCLING charity Sustrans has been handing out free bicycle bells and advice to users of the Millennium Greenway at Newton. The charity is seeking to promote better relationships between walkers and cyclists following a number of collisions and near misses.

Drugs stash found

OvER 3kg of Class A drugs have been seized by police following a warrant that was executed at an address in Hoole last month. Officers from Chester CID swept on the address in Pine Grove. A large amount of Class A drugs, believed to be ecstasy, were found at the address. A 22-year-old local man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply.

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Some thoughts about Hoole by Andy Medcraft

Zombies on the streets!

I TURNED off the news tonight. The rain at the window offered a calming alternative to the violence and destruction we have all witnessed either first hand or via the endless news feeds. Following the initial shooting in Tottenham I followed with interest the unfolding protests and wondered how the riots would calm. I expected the political circus train chooing chooing into town but I did not expect the country to suddenly turn feral. Like cats in the wind, twitchy yobs pulled up their hoods and took to the streets. The copy cat mentality saw Birkenhead and Liverpool following suit. The streets became a zombie movie with mindless shuffling, groaning and devastation but instead of blood, these zombies were hungry for LCD televisions and Sony games consoles. These attacks were not acts of pent up passion about any one particular course. These attacks were premeditated seeing looters taking their time trying on the shoes they intended to steal to make sure they fitted and/or matched their outfits rather than just smashing and grabbing. The looters knew exactly what they wanted and went out to get it. My thoughts of Chesters historic building being targeted heightened my concerns. The UK had seemingly gone mad. I spent the day listening to sirens on the Hoole Road and wondered if I was just more sensitive to it now or if the emergency services were on route to douse rioters with water cannons and rubber bullets in vicars Cross. But, and here comes the but, I am no longer concerned. I am actually proud to say I live here in Hoole. Is this pocket in the North West more educated than the rest of the UK? Probably not but I do feel we are more fortunate to live in a community that may not enter into street parties to celebrate royal weddings but does enter into a mutual respect. There are still the feral rodents keying cars and leaving their dogs mess in Cooperative bags in the entrance to our alleyways but it unites those of us who suffer as a consequence. The gang of hoodies who litter the front of my house with their BMXs actually apologise and move aside when I want to get to my front door. Working in the social care sector with vulnerable adults I am well aware that the scenes of devastation have left all generations frightened but what I take from the riots is the positive images of the gang culture. The gang of volunteers that, through social networking sites, arranged to take to the streets and clear up the mess. What I will remember is the true British mindset of not letting these events stop our daily lives. The woman who climbed through the broken glass of the Liverpool laundrette to put on a service wash and the fact that with so much unrest in the country, I can walk down my street and feel safe.

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A packed church witnessed the Ordination of Miss Elizabeth Thomson as a Minister of the United Reformed Church on Saturday 13th August. This was followed by her Induction as the Minister for the pastorates of the Hoole and Farndon Rock URC churches. Many friends had come from her home area of Peterborough as well as friends and former colleagues from all over the country and representative from churches in Hoole and Farndon. The Presiding Minster was the Revd Howard Sharp, Moderator of the Mersey Province, and the sermon was given by the Revd Dr John Bradbury, Director of Studies in Theology at Westminster College, Cambridge. Concert On Saturday 24th September there will be a Christian Aid concert An Evening of Music for all Tastes, at Hamilton Street Methodist Church, Hoole, 7.30pm. Tel 674878. CRIMEFILE Linden Grove - Burglars forced a front door and stole a mountain bike and rucksack. Hoole Road An attempt was made to force the front door of premises. Kingsway & Brook Lane - A local female has been arrested and charged for theft from local shops.

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CHESTERS proposed Business Quarter has been given a major boost with the news that one of Britains leading commercial development companies has acquired the citys former Lloyds Banking Group site. Manchester-based, Muse Developments have bought the 3.5 acre site, designated to be the heart of a Business Quarter offering 500,000 square feet of prime office space and the potential to create over 1,000 jobs. The existing Premier House building will be demolished to make way for the first two phases of the development, which will comprise of two BREEAM Excellent, six storey Grade A office buildings totalling 150,000 square feet. Development will be complemented by the provision of new public realm works, linking it with Chester Station and Shropshire Union canal.

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Muse Developments expect to submit a planning application to Cheshire West and Chester Council in early 2012, with construction anticipated to start by 2013. Phil Mayall, the companys Senior Development Surveyor, said: We are delighted to announce the agreement of this acquisition from Lloyds Banking Group. We have worked closely with Lloyds to ensure that the new development complements its campus whilst creating an exciting new business destination for the City of Chester. We feel that the location with its strong transport links, amenities and close proximity to the historic Chester City centre will prove attractive to businesses looking for modern, sustainable premises. Said Council Leader Mike Jones: This is excellent news and demonstrates a substantial vote of confidence from the private sector in the Councils vision for the future of Chester. Following closely behind the recent announcement regarding the proposed development of the canal-side Shot Tower site, it represents a major boost for our exciting Business Quarter concept.

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HooLE LTC recently hosted the prestigious annual Hoole LTC Junior and Senior open Tennis Tournament. The tournament, which was organised and run by the club itself, proved to be a great success with players, parents and spectators alike. Entry numbers were good, with a high number of Hoole LTC members competing alongside highly ranked players from across Britain and even abroad. Parents and spectators were treated to a high level of tennis, as well as good weather and quality homemade refreshments. Players were pleased with Event 8 & under mixed 9 & under mixed 10 & under boys 10 & under girls 12 & under boys 12 & under girls 14 & under boys 14 & under girls 16 & under boys 18 & under boys Boys doubles Mens open Winner Samuel Reeve Alfie Clarke Harvey Mottram Jade Carpenter Mikar Fisher Maya Williams Saleem Rizvi Rebecca Baldwin Jamal Rizvi Matthew Chadwick Tom Hughes/Alex March Anirudh Rawat the number of matches they were able to play with Plate Draws being run and bonus matches available. The club would like to thank all competitors, parents, helpers and volunteers for making the tournament such a success and creating the fun and welcoming atmosphere which was enjoyed by all. The full Finals list is below with a special mention given to Hoole LTC members Emily Bolton, Evie Gordon, Maya Williams, Saleem Rizvi, Jamal Rizvi and Nick Greenwood for their achievements through the week. Runner-up Best girl James Hannah Emily Bolton Matthew Cooper Evie Gordon Archie Blacklock Hannah Greenhalgh William Hughes Ethne Dowling Mikar Fisher Emily Greenhalgh Alex March Tom Hughes Jamal Rizvi / Nick Greenwood Ian Britton

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september is a good month for flamboyant and brightly coloured flowers and more subtle colours for those who prefer them. Here are some of my favourites. Dahlias have a variety of flowers shapes but I like the larger blooms such as the cactus flowered varieties. Dahlias like rich, moisture retentive but well drained soil, in sun to do their best. Once they have finished flowering and the first frosts start, cut off the remaining foliage and dig up the tubers to store in a dry, frost free place overwinter. You can leave them in the ground over winter but if they freeze, the tubers may well die back and you will need to buy new plants next year. Lobelia cardinalis is a perennial that likes damp soil and has scarlet flowers on tall stems that will light up an autumn border. If you like quieter colours and have dry, well drained soil and sun, consider the small shrub Perovskia. This has grey green foliage and spikes of light blue flowers. They should

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be pruned in spring by cutting the previous years growth back hard to about 2 to 3 buds as they flower on growth made in the same year. The ever faithful Japanese Anemone will flower for weeks and this year has started flowering almost a month earlier than usual. They take time to establish but will cover the ground and smother most weeds. Helianthus Lemon Queen is another favourite with lots of pale yellow daisy like flowers on stems up to 1.5m tall if grown in moisture retentive soil. One shrub that is at its best in September is Hibiscus syriacus or tree hollyhock. Slow to start off, these shrubs like a sunny position and will have hollyhock like flowers in white, pink or blue. Try Hibiscus Blue Bird or Woodbridge for a late show of flowers for weeks. If you have a pond, then cover it with netting to prevent leaves falling into the water and rotting. Lawns can be re-turfed or sow grass seed when the weather is wet. Also rake out dead grass and moss from the lawn in September.


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A SurveY by Tearfund uK revealed that 20 million adults in the uK pray. 13 million pray at least once a month and 9 million every day. One in three people believe God will answer their prayers. The morning of a job interview; the night when a family member was sick; the five minutes before an exam; most people have prayed in moments of desperation. Was someone listening? Was the prayer answered? People find praying helps and have had answers. Praying isnt just for the religious. As we can month K pray. 13 million pray at least once a see most people admit to praying at some time in their life even if they have given up on it later. Jesus prayed. He seemed swer their prayers. The morning of a job to have access to God like no one else. He was always doing miracles and nutes before an exam; most people have teaching about life. But he also spent much time in prayer and taught s the prayer answered? People find praying about it. What did he say? He said that faith was a crucial ingredient. He As we can see most people admit to praying at always responded to faith. On one occasion he said, Therefore I tell you, Andy Glover has lived in s prayed. He seemed to have access to God whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will Hoole with his wife Sue ut life. But he also spent much time in prayer be yours. Prayer is not simply about the words we say its about what we are for 22 years. Andy began ucial ingredient. He always responded to faith. thinking on the inside. at Hoole Baptist Church, for in prayer, believe that you have received it One place you might think of when you start thinking about praying is on Westminster road, its about what we are thinking on the inside. church. In another survey conducted by Tearfund uK also revealed that some as Youth Pastor, before three million people would like to come to church on a Sunday if only they becoming the Pastor and ing is church. invited. Some other interesting facts were: many people believe you need In another survey conducted by were now Team Leader. d like to a ticket to go toon a Sunday if only the box office?); some believe church is like come to church church (where is a golf club, only open to members; as well as ox some who believed they can only go if invited. visiting a church for the very first time can be a tough experience. Where should I go? What should I wear? What time should I show up? Whats here for my kids? What can I expect? These and many more questions surface. Id like to put you at ease. Your first visit to Hoole Baptist Church will be refreshing, friendly, and enjoyable for your whole family. We want you to experience inspiring music, helpful teaching and preaching, friendly people, and a place where you feel welcome and at home! This is a place where you can experience new beginnings! During the morning celebration there is nt usually singing, preaching that helps us to understand Gods word and how g, to live his way, praying, listening and responding to God and an opportunity to meet with others. Children and young people are in the main church for s! the first twenty minutes of the celebration, after which time they go out into g their groups. There is also a crche available. I would personally like to invite you along on Sunday 25th September; on this morning we shall have a special emphasis on welcoming guests to Hoole Baptist Church In h time they go out into their groups. There isSeptember I would also love to invite you to come along to our Alpha Course. September; on this morning g on Sunday 25th The Alpha course is designed primarily for people who arent churchgoers and each course is open to everyone who would like to attend. As a course, Alpha attracts a diverse range of guests of different ages Baptist Church and backgrounds, holding many different viewpoints. Over 7,000 churches are currently running the Alpha course across the uK in rural and urban settings, including every major uK city. People find out about the r Alpha Alpha course in a course is designed- a recommendation from a friend, a poster, flyer, newspaper article or Course. The Alpha number of ways open to everyone who would like to attend. an internet search. Guests do Alpha for a wide variety of reasons - some advert, or through the website or As es and backgrounds, holding many differentexists; others are concerned about what happens after death. Some people want to investigate whether God course have particular questions that they would like to discuss; others want to understand other peoples beliefs across the UK in rural and urban e Alpha course in alike to explore what the purpose of life is. Many guests have never been to church, others may have or would number of ways - a on from a friend, a church occasionally but feel they have never really understood the basics of the Christian faith. The attended poster, flyer, newspaper t, or through the website or an internet course starts on September 29th with a Taste of Alpha, this a introduction evening with no obligation to do Alpha for a to the course after this-taster evening. For more info about this please rin my ooofe on 312037. come wide variety of reasons some gate whether God exists; others are concerned pens after death. Some people have particular hey would like to discuss; others want to er peoples' beliefs or would like to explore se of life is. Many guests have never been to


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Newton ward Cllr Tom Parry (Conservative) 4 Bailey Bridge Close, Chester Mobile: 07789 615246 Cllr Adrian Walmsley (Conservative) 4 Ambleside, Plas Newton, Chester Phone: 01244 340949 Mobile: 07710 583513


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Schools St Werburghs and St Columbas RC Primary School, Lightfoot Street, Hoole Tel:325528. Hoole Church of England Primary and Nursery School, Hoole Lane, Hoole. Tel 323890 Website Steve Howes website which includes award winning site A virtual Stroll

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REGULAR events at the New Scene Live Youth New Scene building,Newton Lane, Chester Live! (a small charity) established in 1993, enables children, young people and young adults of all abilities to become active and valued citizens. The Live! organisation offers opportunities for these children and young people to interact with their peers, have fun and feel valued. Activities seek to address individual specific needs and provide opportunities for personal development in positive life and social skills. Rooms can be hired during the daytime email : Stop for a refreshing drink during you walk or cycle ride - At the moment the caf is open on Mondays from 11 till 2 (ish) and then again on Thursday mornings from 10.30 till about 12.30. If there was a call for it though, it could open at other times Monday to Friday. The evenings are busy with the following activities Monday and Tuesday Dance Intension, 5 till 9 on Monday and 4 till 6.30 on Tuesday. Dance includes Ballet, Tap and Streetdance. Age varies (approx 7 to 18 years) For further info please ring Rachel on 07969835011 or email Tuesday, 7 till 9.30pm Deva Flamenco. Flamenco dance group. For further info please contact Christine Stockton on 01244 383293 or email: Wednesdays, 4 till 7.30 Dramania. Drama, dance and music group for children and young people aged 7 to 18 years. Further info is available from Bryan Povey on 0151 3568655 or email: Thursday, 3.30 till 5.30pm MIMO(Miss it Miss Out) Youth/after school club for children and young people aged 10 to 15 years, with and without disabilities. For further info please contact Karen on 01244 320479 or email: Thursday, 7 till 9pm The Next Event. Social skills group for young adults with learning difficulties aged 18 to 25 years. For further info please contact Kathy on 01244 320479 or email: Friday, 7 till pm Friday Night Live! Youth club for young people with and without disabilities aged 13 19 years. For further info please contact Karen on 01244 320479 or email: Bodyburn 10am-11am: burns fat/calories and improves fitness Bodytone 11am-12: tones and firms your body contact: 07779 061825 or Saturday, 11 till 1.30pm GCSE Dance. Please contact New Scene Youth Centre (01244 320479) for further information. Saturday, 2 till 5pm - Dramania


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Hoole Lawn Tennis Club Fairfield Road, Hoole Senior Club Nights: Monday and Thursday evenings starting at 6pm (Only invited Juniors are permitted to play at these times.) Ladies Mornings: Wednesday Mornings (10am - 12pm) American Tournaments: 2nd Sunday of the month May to September (2pm) Junior Club Nights (All sessions FREE for members) Friday evenings April to September inclusive School years 3-6: 4.30pm-5.30pm School Years 7-11: 5.30pm-7.30pm Art Society H.A.R.A Centre Westminster Road, Hoole Meets each Thursday from 10am to 2pm at the old girls school
NEWTON Slimming World At County Officers, Plas Newton Lane, Tel. 01244 536 754 On Wednesdays at 9.30am, 5.30pm and 7.00pm.

Hoole Library 91 Hoole Road, Chester Tel: 347401 opening hours: Monday : 2-7pm; Tuesday : 2-5pm Thursday : 9.30am-1pm & 2-7pm Saturday : 9.30am - 1pm Hoole Community Centre Westminster Road Tel 01244 342741 Yoga Dru Yoga Class: Wednesdays 1.302.30pm. Ideal for all ages, shapes and sizes. 5 a session. For information contact Mary on 319509 or Hoole Allotments Prices: 36 (full plot) 18 (half) Concessions: 18 (full plot) 9 (half) For vacancies contact: Tel: 402223

Newton Pre-school (During Term Time) Mon-Thur 9am-3pm Fri 9am-12noon at Newton School, Kingsway West Tel. 01244 314271

Plas Newton WI The Womens Institute meeting is held 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in St Michaels Church Hall, visitors welcomed.

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