Christmas on the horizon as Whitchurch Rotary Club sleigh hits the roads


Barrie White

The Whitchurch Rotary Club sleigh will back on the roads next week, helping to raise funds before the Christmas period starts.

The float will be taken around Whitchurch and surrounding villages, up to Malpas and back again across period of over two weeks between December 4-21.

On Monday, December 4 – Whitchurch:

Dodington, Earl Edwin Mews, Mill Street, Park Avenue, Darwin Court, The Wharfage, Scotland Street, Highgate, Liverpool Road, Hillewood Avenue, Cambridge Grove, Mare Close, Highgate, Alkington Road (to the Old Stores), Kingsway, Kingsway Court, Rosemary Lane.

On Tuesday, December 5 – Calverhall, Ightfield, Ash:

Salisbury Road, Waymills, Mill Gardens, Calverhall, Ightfield, Ash.

On Wednesday, December 6 – Whitchurch:

(Parts of this route have been changed to reach young children at the top of Queensway earlier) Fraser Court, Queensway (all the way to the junction with Kingsway) Alkington Gardens, Beech Avenue, Wheatsheaf Drive, Oatfield Close, Walnut Drive, Elm Close, Oak Drive, Saddlers Walk, Highfields Avenue, Westune (walk to) Highfields Avenue, Alkington Road (to 30mph sign)

Thursday, December 7 – Malpas:

Springfield Rd, Springfield Av, Old Hall St, Well St, Leach Rd, Mercer Close. St Ostwald’s Close, Church St, Wrexham Rd, Sunnyside.

Friday, December 8 – Whitchurch:

Talbot Street, Talbot Crescent. Castillion Drive, Yockin’s Gate, Egerton Road, Gambrill Way, George Street, Prince William Close, Elizabeth Street, Blakemere Close, Osmere Close, Worthington Street, Bath Street.

Monday, December 11 – Malpas and Tilston:

Oathills, Hollowood Rd, Chester Rd, No stopping on the road to Tilston, Inveresk Rd (New Housing still under construction off Inveresk Rd), Church Rd, Rookery Rd, Wynter Lane, Long Lane, (all aboard to Horton Green - no stopping), Horton Green, Carden Arms.

Tuesday, December 12 – Whitchurch:

Chemistry, Bathfields Crescent, Heronbrook, Meadowcroft, Plovers Rise, Greenfields Way, Greenfields Rise, Stags Leap, Barnfield Close, Smallbrook Road, Brookfield, Westbrook Avenue, Waterside Close, Sherrymill Hill, Yardington, Roman Way, Bargates, St. Alkmunds Meadow, Tarporley Road, (from Haroldgate), The Grove.

Wednesday, December 13 – Prees Heath:

Manor House Lane, Manor Place, via Mill Lane, (all collectors ride through Mill Lane - no stopping) & A41 to Heathwood Road, Gorse Meadow, Woodlands Grove, Twemlows Avenue, Birchwood Grove, Twemlows Avenue, Sylvan Close.

Thursday, December 14 – Whitchurch:

Mile Bank Road, Terrick Road, Fairways Drive, Alport Rd, Clayton Drive, Church Meadows, Blackmore Grove, Claypit Street, The Mount, Tarporley Road, (to Haroldgate), Wellfield Way, The Squirrels, Badger Cresent, Chester Road, The Firs, Bryn Estyn Ave, Chester Avenue, Pear Tree Lane.

Friday, December 15 – Whitchurch:

Wrexham Road, Joyce Way, Park Road, Wrexham Road, (to Chemistry then, Drive to bottom of, Thompson Drive), Thompson Drive, Caldecott Crescent, Sharps Drive, Linden Avenue, Meadow View Road.

Monday, December 18 – Whitchurch:

Wayland Road, Station Road, Bridgewater St, Brook Road, Anchor Close, Newport Road, Edward German Dr, Neufchatel Close, Churton Drive, Newport Road, Edgeley Road, Rydal Avenue, Edgeley Gardens, Nursery Gardens.

Tuesday, December 19 – No-Mans-Heath:

Forts of India, Witney Lane, Chester Rd, Cross o’th Hill Rd, Meadow Ct, Hampton Crescent, Dean Park, Back Lane, Cholmondeley Rise, Tushingham, Grindley Brook, Horse & Jockey.

Wednesday, December 20 – Tilstock and Prees:

(Parts of this route have been reversed to reach young children in Lighteach Rd earlier) Hollins Lane, Tilstock Village, Tilstock Lane, Horseshoes Pub, Prees Heath, Mill St, Brades Rd, Havern Gardens, Lighteach Road, Station Road, Church Street, The Pinfold, Moreton Street, Dog & Bull Coton.

Thursday, December 21 – Bettisfield and Bronington:

Bettisfield, Cadney Lane, Bronington , Maesllwyn Close, School Lane, Oakfield Close, Bronington Park, New Hall Lane, Tallarn Green.


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