Latest news update from the Rangers

On the 30th September 2017 the Rangers had a visit from the Culcheth Cub pack, who helped them with some coppicing work as part of their Conservation badge. This signalled the start of their Winter work programme for Winter 2017 / 2018 . If all goes to plan, visitors will see a lot of cutting […]

Posted on: 30th January 2018


A sparkling start to the New Year!

The morning sun shone in a clear blue sky and leaves were glistening with frost as 67 people gathered at Rixton Claypits Visitors’ Centre to join in a guided Winter walk on Sunday 7th January 2018. Walkers of all ages came suitably booted and wrapped up to enjoy a ramble and blow away the Christmas […]

Posted on: 8th January 2018


Blow away the Cobwebs!

If you would like to blow away the Christmas cobwebs then go along to Rixton Claypits Visitor Centre on Sunday 7th January 2018 and join others on a 3 mile guided walk around Rixton Claypits Nature Reserve. Strong footwear and weather related clothing advisable. Dogs welcome, but must be kept on a lead.  Soup and […]

Posted on: 21st December 2017


Temporary Public Footpath Closure – 15th Jan 2018 for 3 weeks

Due to the replacement of the footpath across the Village Green in Hollins Green, access to the green will be closed from its entrance at Manchester Road across to the entrance at Birch Road. Closure will be from Monday 15th January for approximately 3 weeks. There will be no access to the children’s play area, […]

Posted on: 11th December 2017


A Fond Farewell to Harold

The Community Hall committee, and indeed many people in the parish of Rixton-with-Glazebrook, have been saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Bate. Harold was highly active within the hall committee, holding several (and sometimes all) of the key positions over the years. Harold was a driving force within the committee: he pushed to […]

Posted on: 28th November 2017