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Alsager urban wildlife initiative

Last few packets of 'Let's get Alsager Buzzing' pollinator seed available now.  There's still plenty of time to sow in bare soil or a planter for a summer of riotous colour and buzzing insects!  Available now at:

31 Crewe Road
57 Pikemere Road
23 Holly Lane

Get yours now as they're nearly all gone

Alsager station

With thanks to the  Alsager Chronicle

A triple celebration – reopening of the Crewe to Derby line (with stops at Alsager), installation of dementia friendly signage, and presentation of the Cheshire Best Kept Station award to the station adopters.  Well done everyone.

The station gardens include areas of wildflowers, fruit trees and perennial shrubs which are complemented by trough planters and baskets full of bulbs and bedding plants.

Alsager music festival

Don't forget that the music festival tickets are on sale from 5 pm today (Friday 21 May).

Tickets for the event will be available through and the festival website from Friday 21st May at 5pm. 

Tickets are priced at £5 for adults and £3 for under 18s (babies free).

Activities for children with disabilities

With thanks to Alsager Nub News

Everybody Sport and Recreation will deliver the Ability for All programme with activity sessions at its leisure centres across Cheshire East.  The programme provides a range of activities for young people with an impairment or additional need to participate.  The provider says activities offer young people the opportunity to promote independence, improve their health and well-being and fulfil their potential.

The programme includes the following Short Break activities: Inclusive Cycling, Activity Hub, Activ8 Sessions, School Holiday Sessions and Splash & Play.

You can contact the team via email: or call 07506 317055.

Alsager scouting – leaders needed

With thanks to Alsager Nub News

Many scouting groups are run in Alsager but there are waiting lists for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.  They would very much like to recruit additional leaders.  If you would like a chat, without any obligation, about any scouting role and what it involves we would be very pleased to hear from you.  Contact Don Longhurst (Group Scout Leader) via email on or call 01270 884461.

Cheshire East works

With thanks to the Alsager Chronicle

Cheshire East Council is to carry out drainage investigation and improvement in several locations, including on Sandbach Road South (opposite the Well Pharmacy) and the gully opposite the first house on Cedar Avenue.  The provisional list includes Cherry Lane near the Horseshoe Inn.

Their road patching programme includes Crewe Road and Fields Road, but these will require detailed investigation before determining what can be delivered within the allocated budget.

Covid 19 

In the 7 days to 15 May there have been 3 cases in Alsager East (rolling rate 46) and fewer than 3 in Alsager West.  Cheshire East rolling rate is 21 (14 last week), England is 21 (22 last week).  

See map  here.

Sarah Anderson

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