What a blooming marvellous day!

Though the sun stayed hidden behind the clouds, the day was dry and bright for visitors to this year’s Rixton-with-Glazebrook Garden Safari event in June. Garden lovers both locally and further afield, including Peel Green, Urmston, Woolston, Wigan, Bury, Newton-le Willows, Tyldesley, Comberbach, Urmston, Altrincham, Sale, Woolston, Warrington and various other places enjoyed a lovely […]

Posted on: 12th June 2018

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Congratulations Fred – a community star!

Our lovely Fred was taken aback when he was asked to step up and receive a community award from Hamilton Davies Trust at their annual celebration on 5th June. Fred was recognised for the remarkable number of hours he gives as a volunteer for the Friends of Hollinfare Cemetery. His regular grass cutting since the […]

Posted on: 6th June 2018

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Don’t miss this year’s Carnival!

The Rixton-with-Glazebrook Carnival will be held on the Village Green in Hollins Green on Saturday 23rd June from 11am to 4pm. Entry is free to the Carnival; a family fun day out with attractions for all ages. For entertainment there’s music from Cadishead Band, Manchester United Youth Foundation Choir and Radio Wishing Well, along with […]

Posted on: 11th May 2018

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Final leg for Shine the Light project!

Members of the ‘Shine the Light’ group are thrilled that they are on the final leg of completing their project to gently uplight the war memorial. With all planning permissions signed off the group have now turned their focus on securing the funds to pay for the project.  Using their fundraising monies as match funding […]

Posted on: 5th March 2018

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2018 sees even more improvements!

Friends’ volunteers kick started the New Year by getting stuck in to even more improvements to Hollinfare Cemetery. Seventeen volunteers turned up in February for the first action day of 2018 and left the cemetery a much better place than they found it… yet again! Busy hands were turned to cleaning moss from paths, rotating […]

Posted on: 5th March 2018

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