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Tom Fobble's Day by Alan Garner

Tom Fobble’s Day is the last part in a quartet of books inspired by Alan Garner’s working class family, who lived at Alderley Edge, a hill of Arthurian legend in Cheshire. 472 more words

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Noses to the grindstone... maintaining Nether Alderley Mill

The National Trust has now entered its Winter season, and many properties across the country have closed completely to undertake important conservation and restoration work. One such property is Nether Alderley Mill, also looked after by the Quarry Bank team. 922 more words

National Trust

Alderley Edge – Mines, Myths and Magic

Where the flatness of the Cheshire plain begins to ripple into the Pennine Chain, the peaceful village of Alderley Edge nestles under the ancient, wooded sandstone ridge that gave its name to the village.    2,124 more words

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Every so often we head over to ‘god’s own country’ (Yorkshire) for a weekend with my parents. The village is nestled on the side of a hill near Helmsley, North Yorkshire, and with only a handful of houses is the antithesis to our life in Cheshire, living next to a busy road. 501 more words

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Brisingamen and Gomrath...

You may see the title of this post and your mind might jump right back to being a teenager and reading books by Alan Garner; his books are a curious mixture of myth and legend woven into the present, continual cycles of past events repeating themselves in the present and no doubt will do again in the future. 390 more words

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National Stress Awareness Day

Like it or not most of us are rushing around trying to do half a dozen things at once. With a bit of time management and organisation, the chances are you can relieve some of that running about. 217 more words

Handforth

Hedgelaying at Alderley Edge

Helping the National Trust with some hedgelaying at Alderley Edge was the task for SACV volunteers last Sunday (26th October).  This is always a satisfying activity but if you want to give it a go and missed it this time, don’t worry – we’ll be doing some hedgelaying again at our next event (Sunday 9th November) when we’ll be working with the… 12 more words

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