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Hankelow Online Noticeboard

Information about the South Cheshire village of Hankelow

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General Information.

The Audlem Thatre Company production "24 Hours" has been postponed for a week to  Saturday July 24th.

Services are resuming at Hankelow Methodist Church each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Numbers are limited so booking is essential. The details are on the Chapel Events page.

Now the A530 is due to be closed for jetting works from the junction with Coole Lane to the junction with Weaver View (in other words, Browns Bank), from Friday June 25th to Tuesday June 29th, Also Bunsley Bank will be closed for one day on June 25th.

Also the A529 from Audlem to Hinstock is named as one of the UK's most dangerous roads, and there are moves to cut the speed limit.

Meanwhile, Cheshire East residents are to be asked for their views on proposals to introduce an on-demand rural bus service, covering a wide area south of Nantwich, taking in Bunbury (south of Nantwich??), Wrenbury and Audlem, as well as some other villages.

The Audlem Historic Boat gathering on July 24th/25th has been cancelled, but the Festival of Transport is still expected to take place on July 25th.

The Audlem "Party in the Park" has been rescheduled to July 31st.

Keep an eye on AOL and Nantwich News for local information. Local roadworks information can be found on the One Network website. Residents who like to walk across the Weaver bridges in Hankelow may want to check the river water level.

Older items from this section can be found here

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Dates for your diary

Sunday June 20th - a quintessentially english day at Dorothy Clive gardens (Covid restrictions allowing).

Friday June 25th to Sunday June 27th - the Words and Music Festival in Nantwich.

July 5th to July 12th - Audlem Post Office will be closed for a week's holiday.

Monday June 28th - The Mobile Library will be on the village green. It will be a bit later than the usual time, being here from about 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. due to the requirement for additional Covid precautions.

Saturday July 24th (postponed from July 17th) - Audlem Theatre Company will stage a musical comedy at 7:30 p.m. Follow the link for ticket sales information.

Sunday July 25th - The annual Transport Festival (subject to government legislation).

Saturday July 31st - The Audlem Party on the Park (subject to government legislation). Here is the latest update, and an additional note on ticket sales.

Other local events have been postponed or cancelled due to the Corona Virus.

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Recurring events.

Some or all of these events may be affected by the covid restrictions.

Every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Friday Coffee Mornings in the Hankelow Community Hall.

The Audlem Charity shop is generally open on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but check on AOL as they may open on Friday if the weather is likely to be bad on the Saturday. Also a charity plant sale takes place at 32, Windmill Drive every Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00 p.m. - again, check AOL first.

Lateral Flow Covid testing is taking place every Wednesday in Audlem Town Hall.

ADCA Tuesday club from 11:30 a.m. in Hankelow Chapel Community Hall, currently by invitation only. For more information go to

Oceanwave Fresh Fish is usually on the car park of the Lord Combermere in Audlem every Thursday from 9:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Bin collection in the village is on Mondays - check this calendar, kindly provided by Charlie Foster, to find out which bin to put out. The dates for the Library van are highlighted in red, and the timetable for the number 72 and 73 buses are on page 2.

All other recurring events are cancelled until further notice.

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Covid 19

Cheshire East has been identified as a Covid-19 Enhanced Resource Area.

A Long Covid rehab scheme is open in Cheshire East. One of the centres is in Crewe.

The country is in the third stage of easing the national lockdown. The Cheshire East Covid 19 information hub gives up-to-date information on the status of the area and how the council services are affected. If you are interested in following the daily national Covid figures, click here.

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All the content on this website up to April 2019 has been collected and compiled by Charlie Foster, who has provided the village website since 2006. Many thanks are due to him for all his work. I hope I can provide as good a service!