Welcome to Eccleston Parish
This is the official site for Eccleston Parish Council and the residents of the St.Helens Parish of Eccleston . Our aim is to inform residents of events and other news both from within Eccleston Parish and also from the St.Helens area. The site will supplement the printed Parish Council newsletter and contain content from the newsletter.
The picture, at the top of this page, is a photo Eccleston Parish Hall and the Smithy Heritage Centre Museum.
Click this link, or the picture above, to visit the Smithy Heritage Centre Website,
Eccleston Parish Council
Eccleston Parish council currently has 12 elected members. The Parish Council meets on every second Tuesday of the month, except for August, mainly at the Village Hall, Kiln Lane, Eccleston, but 4 times a year at Our Lady’s Help of Christians, Portico Lane, Eccleston Park. They discuss a range of local community matters. Agenda are posted on notice boards and in Eccleston Library, advertising when and where the next meeting will take place.
The parish employs a part time clerk, Janet Anderson, who is responsible for implementing policy decisions as well as liaising with the town council and local residents.
The Parish Hall is available for Hire
For all enquiries to hire the Village Hall please contact the Caretaker, Lisa Poole on 01744 638554.
Eccleston Library News
Summer Reading Challenge 2016 – Big Friendly Read
Libraries everywhere are celebrating 100 years of the world’s favourite storyteller – Roald Dahl. Come and join in the celebrations at Eccleston Library – by taking part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge "The Big Friendly Read".
All children have to do is read any 6 books from the library. As children progress through the challenge they will receive special stickers, and if they succeed in completing, they will be presented with a certificate and medal.
The challenge starts on 14th July, and there will be a special Launch event at the library at 3.30pm. where children can join up and get their free pack.
The library will have plenty of free activities for children throughout the holidays – including BFG and The Twits crafts sessions, a Golden Ticket hunt, and much more ! Please contact the library for more information.
For more library information visit Eccleston Library, or phone the library on (01744) 677575.
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s on at the Smithy Heritage Centre
For more information about the Memories of Eccleston project please click the link http://smithyheritagecentre.org.uk/
Visit their website for more information about the Smithy and a guide to their planned events.
You can also email the Smithy at: email@example.com
Eccleston Parish Council Annual Magazine 2016
Eccleston Parish Council Freedom of information scheme
Google Map of Eccleston Showing location of Chemists and Doctors and Dentists Surgeries
( Move Mouse over markers for title and click for more information including link to NHS website )