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Basically we have run out of birthdays.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to find people with birthdays on specific days that we have not featured before.

So we are going to try a new idea — each day we will highlight an incident which happened on this day some time in the past, give a little background and then pose a question related to it for you to answer,

There are no prizes on offer, other than the satisfaction of being a know-all, and of course the question might pop up in one of Ralph's Tuesday quizzes at the Lord Combermere, so you would have a head start.

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St James Church Audlem
Thu 11 Jan 6:09am  |  hits: 4,067

A new TV series 'Village of the year' produced for Channel 4 and which begins next week 15th january will showcase Audlem along with a selection other UK villages. Following a rigorous application process early last year, Audlem was selected with others from several hundred villages that applied to the show that seeks to crown one village of the year. During the summer Penelope Keith...

McCarthy Stone 2
Tue 16 Jan 6:03am  |  hits: 978

As part of the planning process, Local Planning Authorities can impose a charge on the developer to contribute money towards the cost of new or improved infrastructure required as a result of the development. This is known as Section 106 (S106) funding.As reported previously, following the McCarthy & Stone planning application, Audlem Parish Council had complained to NHS England at their...

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Sun 14 Jan 6:05am  |  hits: 872

Good news this week about the economy with the manufacturing sector recording it's seventh month of growth in a row.Not so good though for the construction sector which is still in the doldrums.Many of us may find this odd when so many local villages boast new housing developments and of course we in Audlem are no exception.At a rough count, there are around 150 properties either under...