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Acton Church Christmas Walk on December 12

Acton Church Christmas Walk on December 12

The annual Acton Church Christmas Walk takes place on Sunday December 12.

The pre-Christmas walk will route through the grounds of Dorfold Hall to view the exterior of all and a walk up its driveway.

November 29, 2021
New glass doors officially opened at Acton church

New glass doors officially opened at Acton church

By Jonathan White
Two large, hinged glass doors at the west entrance to St Mary’s Church in Acton were officially opened and blessed by Rev’d Canon John Malbon.

In his speech, prior to cutting a ribbon to officially open the new doors, Rev’d Canon John Malbon said that solid doors present a physical barrier to communication, they say ‘Keep out’.

November 22, 2021
Christmas fundraising concert in aid of Acton church clock

Christmas fundraising concert in aid of Acton church clock

By Jonathan White
A fund-raising “Make Time for our Christmas Concert” will take place in aid of the clock of Acton’s St Mary’s church tower.

The event is on Saturday December 11 at St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton, and will feature the highly acclaimed Acton Operatic Society.

November 14, 2021
Acton residents object to Dorfold Park Showground licence bid

Acton residents object to Dorfold Park Showground licence bid

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
More than 30 residents have objected to an application for a premises licence at the Dorfold Park Showground which hosts the historic Nantwich Show.

Dorfold Hall Events Ltd has applied for a premises licence for regulated entertainment and alcohol for the showground on Chester Road, Acton.

November 2, 2021
Guided circular walks from Acton church make welcome return

Guided circular walks from Acton church make welcome return

By Jonathan White
Monthly “Tea at The Tower” guided circular walks from St Mary’s Church in Acton restarted today (September 5) after being suspended since March 2020 due to the pandemic.

The ‘Tea at The Tower’ walks  are at a relaxed pace from 1pm.

September 5, 2021
Fire crews tackle bin lorry blaze in Acton near Nantwich

Fire crews tackle bin lorry blaze in Acton near Nantwich

Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze in the back of a bin lorry in Acton, Nantwich.

The fire broke out at around 12.30pm today (August 9) when the lorry was on Swanley Lane, Acton.

August 9, 2021
St Mary’s Church, Acton lays on series of Easter 2021 events

St Mary’s Church, Acton lays on series of Easter 2021 events

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton, near Nantwich, organised several events over the sunny Easter weekend.

On Good Friday, visitors to the church enjoyed an Outdoor Service, an Easter Trail and an Easter Garden.

April 7, 2021
St Mary’s Church in Acton receives parapet renovation

St Mary’s Church in Acton receives parapet renovation

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church in Acton is undergoing renovation work.

The Anglican parish church, which was designated a Grade I listed building in 1967, is having repairs done to a section of parapet on the north side of the chancel of the church due to weathering.

February 28, 2021
St Mary’s Church in Acton organises a Christmas walk

St Mary’s Church in Acton organises a Christmas walk

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church in Acton has organised a self-guided and socially distanced “Follow the Star” walk on Sunday December 20.

The walk between 12-3pm has stars as interval markers to identify the route that departs the large free car park on Chester Road opposite to Dorfold Hall gardens.

December 15, 2020
Remembrance visual poppies display at St Mary’s Church in Acton

Remembrance visual poppies display at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
A stunning visual display of hundreds of donated knitted and wooden poppies is on display at St Mary’s Church in Acton as part of Remembrance.

The knitted poppies were made by members of the Haughton and Faddiley WI and the wooden poppies were made by church members Charles Hull and James Stott.

November 15, 2020
Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

A big-hearted Nantwich boy is climbing up Snowdon with his dad to help raise hundreds of pounds for his village school.

Five-year-old Jack McIntyre wanted to help raise money for the Friends of Acton School PTA.

September 23, 2020
Acton Operatic Society host stunning Rodgers and Hammerstein show

Acton Operatic Society host stunning Rodgers and Hammerstein show

By Jonathan White
Acton Operatic Society delighted a packed audience by performing a breath-taking concert featuring the hits of Rodgers & Hammerstein at Acton’s St Mary’s Church.

January 30, 2020
‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich events at St Mary’s Church, Acton

Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on January 25 during the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich celebrations.

The church will be open from 9am until 11.30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 14, 2020