Eccleston Parish Council

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Last Updated on 22-10-2014

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.
the Smithy Heritage Centre
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, currently 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.

Please read the Terms and conditions for hiring the Hall here.


NEWS...

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: smithyheritagecentre@hotmail.com

May 2014 - International Blacksmith’s Day, Real Ale and Hogroast.

This May, The Smithy Heritage Centre hosted demonstrations of blacksmithing, wheelwrighting, basket weaving and wool spinning, along with a real ale festival and traditional hog roast.
The pictures, below are from last years event, where Fabulous sunshine brightened the event and hundreds of visitors enjoyed the day. The blacksmith in the photograph is Jake Scorah of Up Holland Blacksmith


Events calender for Eccleston Library in Broadway, Eccleston

Library Summer Reading Challenge.

All children are invited to take part in this year's Summer Reading Challenge called "Mythical Maze".
The Challenge starts on Tuesday 1st July - and will continue throughout the summer. All children have to do is read any 6 books borrowed from the library. They will receive bookmarks and stickers as they go along. When they have completed the challenge, they will then receive a medal and certificate, and be entered into a Prize Draw to win more goodies. The challenge is all free - and children can take part at any library in St. Helens. There will be also be a special Launch event for the Challenge at the library on Wednesday 2nd July - between 3.30pm and 5.30pm - all are welcome !

For more information visit Eccleston Library, or phone the library on (01744) 677575.
or email ecclestonlibrary@sthelens.gov.uk


Eccleston Parish Council Annual Magazine 2014

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Eccleston Parish Council Freedom of information scheme

Download the Eccleston Parish Council Freedom of information scheme document here (pdf format)


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 )

Chemist MarkerChemist
Dentists Marker Dentist
Doctors Marker Doctor
Village Hall Marker Village Hall

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