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Parish Council gets first glimpse of “Future Airspace”

Parish Councillors have been taking part in Stage 2 of Manchester Airport’s “Future Airspace” engagement meetings. At this stage there isn’t too much to report, the airport have produced a set of proposed “envelopes” in which flights will take place. You can see these in the image above under “Proposed Routes”. There is a potential […]

DR Sports offer holiday fun at Ollerton Park

Are you looking for something for your kids to do this summer? D R Sports are running a series of sessions at Ollerton Park for kids. The sessions held at Ollerton Park are as follows: Thursday evening 5pm – 6pm £5/child from any school in the areaAll children aged 6-11 for 3v3 football. Ollerton and Peover […]

Chelford Road Verges on the dangerous

The Parish Council has been trying in recent years to get the “grass” verge between Manor Lane and Windmill Wood turned into something safer and easier for pedestrians to use with little success. This situation has been exacerbated in recent months with repeated attempts to block the verge with large mounds of soil and tree […]

Gigabit Broadband for Ollerton with Marthall

Would you like faster broadband? Your broadband is probably rubbish and that’s because the “cabinet” you’re connected to is miles away in Mobberley and you’re connected by the old copper wires used for your phone. Ollerton with Marthall Parish Council is investigating the options for getting what is called “fibre to the premises” (FTTP) or […]

Parish Christmas tree brings cheer but no party

18 months ago our parish Christmas tree was planted and almost exactly a year ago we had out inaugural “switch on party”. Carols were sung, mince pies munched, gathered together in the cold over 30 parishioners congregated, chatted and laughed to celebrate the new tree and look forward to Christmas. Looking at the picture below […]

CE Highways lackadaisicalness causes crash

A serious crash occurred on the junction of Pedley, Pinfold and Marthall Lanes at 8:30am on 1st December 2020. After several earlier near-misses from other vehicles, a mini-bus from a nearby old people’s home skidded on black ice into a hedge. Fortunately the bus contained no old people at the time. Moments later as the […]

Boohoo owner breaks lockdown with “golf party”

Mahmud Kamani owner of the Boohoo fashion company and owner of Ollerton Manor has allegedly flouted lockdown restrictions by holding a “golf party” on his property. Following a scandal earlier this year that wiped £1B off Boohoo’s value after accusations of worker exploitation and breaking of Covid-19 restrictions, it appears that on Sunday the 15th […]