Vacany for a Parish Clerk




Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to Ashton Hayes and Horton cum Peel Parish Council.

The post is part time to be worked flexibly on the basis of an average of 7 hours per week.  The Council normally meets 11 times per year on Monday evenings.  The post holder will work from home.



Cafe celebrates 1st birthday

The Pavilion Café is celebrating its 1st birthday!

You are invited to celebrate the occasion with us with afternoon tea on Monday 31st August 2015 between 2pm and 5pm. You can book beforehand at a cost of £5 per ticket. Please ask at the shop or café for these or contact Jane Colville on 01829 752607.

Alternatively, you are more than welcome to turn up on the day. We hope to see you there.


Free training on community projects

For anyone who would be interested in getting involved in existing or forthcoming community projects but would like more knowledge or confidence. Here is a 3 day course at Trafford Hall. It is residential but you don't have to stay if you live nearby. Ashton Hayes & Mouldsworth Community Shop WILL PAY THE FEES for this course if you live in Ashton, Mouldsworth or Horton cum Peel and are 16 or over. (no upper age limit!).
Please contact the shop before making your application.

The dates are 18th - 20th AUGUST so don't delay!

Setting up a Project
18-20 August 2015

Do you want to set up a project that will have a positive impact within you community?

‘Setting Up A Project’ training is interactive and engaging, by using exercises, group work tasks and toolkits that encourages the development of ideas and strategies for initial project planning to make your project a success.

The three day training provides the opportunity for you to:

Find the right project
Develop mapping support tools
Understand the benefits of consultation and wider community involvement
How to sustain your project
Develop initial start-up project plans
Have access to a range of planning toolkits
Understand funding sources and support networks
Marketing & promotion strategies

Cost to community volunteers: £50 inc VAT for the first delegate from any group. £20 inc VAT per person for subsequent bookings through the same group on the same course.

This price not only includes the training but also all meals and refreshments during your stay and accommodation for the duration of the course in one of our en-suite bedrooms at Trafford Hall.

More on our village Facebook site here


Volunteers needed on 11 July for Picnic in the Park

We are going to need a lot of volunteers on the day for all manner of things …on the entrances, overseeing some of the games and stalls, so if you think you can help and spare a little time in the afternoon please let the organisers know via the shop where there will be a volunteers list kept.

We need donations of unwanted childrens' toys and books for a stall being run by Ashton Hayes School Play Group. If you have items please contact either Bob Hooks at or telephone 01829 751705 or Nicola Hooks at .


School ECO event 25 June

Come along for a fun evening