Autumn in Audlem

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Over the past few days, AudlemOnline has been looking back at the highlights of 2014.

Today we look at September and October and will conclude the series tomorrow with November and December:

September 2014

  • ARS 'Summer BBQ' sees heavens open on the walkers of Audlem Ramblers Society
  • Mend our Mum Ice Bucket challenge gets Autumn off to a chilly start for volunteers
  • On 6th September Appleton's 19 year-old Sri Lankan opener Venshaka hit 207 not out in only his second game against Audlem 2nd XI including six sixes in one over
  • Superfast Broadband scheduled to arrive in Audlem in late September put back to end of year
  • Campaigners have urged residents to support their fight against turning a former RAF camp near Nantwich into a large-scale site for travelling show people
  • Cheshire East Council Leader Councillor Michael Jones is calling for the reunification of Cheshire in a move designed to bring back a county council for the borough
  • Debi Pritchard of Pritchard`s Dance & Fitness Academy takes over new Pilates Class
  • Unveiling of a plaque in New Brighton commemorating the school run there by Dr Poggi, later headmaster of Audlem Grammar School
  • ADAS organised Marrow Growing Competition judged at Audlem St James' School
  • 16th September — Steve & Chris Elliott's new house featured on Charlie Laxton's 'Building the Dream' TV show
  • On 17th September AudlemOnline passes 1,000,000 hits so far in 2014
  • Audlem and World War I presentation about 1914 at Audlem History Society meeting
  • Audlem Voices with ADAS Choral Evening on 27th September
  • Seasonal beds replanted by ADAS

October 2014

  • Philippa Butler now running her physiotherapy business in Audlem at the GP practice premises
  • New Audlem Art Group, led by Christine Johnson, enjoys its first (and packed) meeting at The Bridge Inn
  • ADAPT Apple Pressing Morning providing a free pressing service for autumn fruit
  • 5 Mile Fancy Dress Walk for 'Mend Our Mum' held on the 4th October raises £2,000
  • Corbrook Park summer garden party raises money for St Luke's Hospice
  • Harvest Festival Service at St James' church on 5th October
  • A525 closed for four weeks for resurfacing on Shropshire side of the border towards Woore
  • Spiltmilk Say Dance on October 11th, a sociable evening of popular dance with a friendly company of dancers and musicians show in Audlem
  • AudlemOnline scooped the village Website of the Year award for the whole of Cheshire
  • ADAS Autumn Table Top Sale on Saturday 11th October
  • Hankelow and Audlem win their categories of 'Best Kept Village' in Cheshire
  • Year 6 pupil at Audlem School, Annie Goodwin, qualified for the 'Horse of the Year Show' (HOYS) at the NEC in Birmingham on October 12th
  • LifeJam on 18th October raising funds in Aid of the St David's boat house appeal in Audlem
  • News of efforts to restart Audlem's Youth Club
  • Audlem Remote Controlled club formed and seeks field to fly from — a field was later found
  • New Wooden jigsaws of three Audlem scenes are now in stock at Audlem Mill
  • White — cheeked Turaco bird seen in garden near Audlem
  • Buerton meeting to decide whether to produce a Neighbourhood Plan
  • Winegeek's first birthday of trading in Audlem
  • Audlem''s beds and troughs replanted by ADAS
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey film starring Helen Mirren Mirren as Public Hall film season gets underway
  • Annie Goodwin (age 10), a pupil at Audlem School, is the winner of Oxtail & Trotter's Sausage competition
  • Audlem Lass's sailing season completed with over4,000 passengers carried
  • First announcement of plan to film Amazing Grace video on 26th October
  • Care Awareness Day at Corbrook Park care home
  • Stafford Street pavement resurfacing starts on 31st October
  • Audlem Parish Council's packed extraordinary meeting to consider the opportunities and implications of taking over the football field, car park, tennis courts, and children's play area votes that the council should do so, later supported by the Parish Council at its meeting the following week.