The Church Minshull Community Website
By Sue Challoner - 28th February 2017 12:31pm
St Bart's revived an ancient tradition today on Shrove Tuesday. The sound of the galoubet — pipe and tambourin — drum were once again heard from the Church Tower, echoing across the ancient lands of the Minshull's. We had a good turnout at our event and we all enjoyed coffee and pancakes as we listened to the music.
Liz Davies has been running a competition, following the successful visit of author Elizabeth Hobbes on the library bus. We had a number of entries via village arena
The answer to the question of course was "Andrew Guy"
Names were drawn out of a hat at our Pipes & Pancakes Event -The winner of the book was Elizabeth Headon, and prize donated by Liz was won by Barbara Robinson
Many thanks to all who came
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
“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...
“Many thanks for your support of Perry's Produce yesterday. They sold 30 of the 45 boxes in the first 20 mins!! The price of a mixed box will be £20 for as long as Perry's can get the produce but there are signs (as everywhere) that the wholesalers are having to increase prices which will inevitably be passed on! At least we don't have to risk the supermarkets!!This...
From our rovering reporter: mysterious charms have been appearing in the woods over the last few days — beautifully decorated and lending a festive air to the place. How did they get there? Do we have elves or "little people" living here? Will more charms appear? Come back to this page again to watch developments...