Chronicle features Audlem stories

Home » Latest News » Chronicle features Audlem stories

This week's Chronicle features two major Audlem stories — Isobel Sykes award of an MBE in the New Year's Honours list and the Parish Council submitting its thoughts to the Ordnance Survey which is planning to re-draw its satellite navigation routes. It is hoped this might be a step forward in the campaign to steer HGVs away from Audlem's crowded and narrow streets.

Local residents were delighted to hear of Isobel's recognition. She has been a part-time firefighter and cadet unit leader in Audlem for 18 years and also works tirelessly full-time with the Prince's Trust.

Isobel, of Whitcurch Road, said: "This was a very big shock but a nice one nonetheless. I am very grateful to those who put me forward. I couldn't have achieved it without the help of the Prince's Trust team and my husband and family."

Isobel has been involved in 21 Prince's Trust projects in the past eight years which have all led to holidays for groups of disadvantaged children. The Fire Service is an active partner of the Trust.

Parish Councillors Mike Hill and Bill Consterdine are pictured in the Ordnance Survey mapping story. They are standing in the very narrow stretch of Stafford Street opposite the Church steps, a street that takes a good proportion of Ireland's trade with Europe as well as that of the industrial estates of Whitchurch, Wrexham and North Wales. Haulage companies from Eastern Europe seem to send their trucks through Audlem in large numbers, almost certainly as a result of the satellite navigation systems.

The situation has worsened in recent weeks with the opening of the new Co-op, where a delivery van, or even cars parked outside the shop, can bring the village (and Ireland's international links with the rest of the world) to a standstill.

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Audlem Scout & Guide Hall
Sat 12 Oct 6:08am  |  hits: 871

This class has been running for many years, but has not featured on AudlemOnline before nowTuesday mornings 9,30 to 10.15amIn the Audlem Scout & Guide Hall on Cheshire Street.Supple Strength (a blend of Yoga/Pilates style exercise)Suitable for all levels of fitness. This is a mat-based class with a focus on Stretching, Toning and Abdominal Exercise.Contact Claire Sherbourne 07952...

cowpat Img_0606
Fri 11 Oct 6:09am  |  hits: 799

More photos of the Cowpat results day activity including Lulu the cow, the farmer, the field, the relevant cowpat (the small one on the left came first), the judges and their attention to detail in examining the entries and the stop watch timing of the exact moment that Lulu performed.The ADCA Committee wishes to express its huge thanks to Geof Clarke and Phil Lloyd who ran the competition, to...

Wave field In Action
Thu 17 Oct 6:08am  |  hits: 738

Lyceum Square 21 November to 1st DecemberStunning artwork set to light up Cheshire EastWave-Field, a world-famous interactive art installation in the form of illuminated music generating seesaws, is embarking on a tour of the north of England, from October to December.Cheshire East will host it in Lyceum Square, in Crewe, from 21 November until 1 December. This is a free event that will be...