The Church Minshull Community Website

Church Minshull

Minshull Madness hailed a great success..!!

Home » News » Minshull Madness

Residents, families and friends, turned out in droves on a glorious Saturday afternoon to enjoy races and the dancing. Kids raced egg & spoon, wanged wellies and enjoyed a Mad Hatter's tea party relay, whilst the adults had a tug o' war in a tribal, zealous version of White Rabbits versus March Hares — who won? ...everybody!... it was fantastic fun.

David Hughes and his team at the Badger Inn were wonderful in putting on a beer tent and a BBQ...mmmm! that chicken paella was amazing! This event was funded in part by a grant from the Big Lottery Fund — Awards for All, which allowed the equipment for the races and entertainment to be purchased. To see more photos please view the Madness Photos in the Galleries.

Kerry Bannon, Chair of the CM Vision events group has praised all the organisers (Madness Makers) and thanked them for their time, effort and support over the last few months, to make this day a complete success. She would also like to thank Cheshire East Council for their generous support for the event for the grant and loan of the safety barriers. Kerry has penned a open letter of thanks to the community, who turned out to engage in the fun, which can also be found on this page.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

st barts aerial 3
Arena Webteam: Wed 08 Apr 1:57pm

If you are at home, as we probably all will be, on Friday morning (10th Apr) and you open your window for 11am, there will be a surprise played from the tower of St Bart's to mark Good Friday. We hope you enjoy it!Stay safe.John...

Churchy Peeping
Arena Webteam: Fri 03 Apr 10:15am

Well Churchy thinks you have had long enough to think about the numbers quiz so the answers are HERE. As always if you want to disagree with any of the answers you are welcome to do so — but there are no prizes, no winners, no losers its only for fun.So the latest quiz is for those who prefer words to numbers. Cryptic Education is just what it says — all the answers are...

NHSNurses
Jean Jones (9 Village farm): Thu 02 Apr 10:32pm

“Hi all — Jean Jones here (9 Village farm),I've been making these laundry bags for nurses and wondered if it might be an interest to anybody. The post on the facebook image is what got me started. The photos with red bags in are from Facebook and not mine. The orange one is mine. I was actually able to give two to a nurse from Leighton Hospital last night and she was very...

Arena Village
Arena Village
Church Minshull