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Hartford Parish Council

Serving the people of Hartford

Marshalls Arm

Clerk: Jo O'Donoghue
231 Hartford Road, Davenham
Northwich, Cheshire CW9 8JT

Tel: 01606 41862

Welcome to the Hartford Parish Council website

Hartford Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Hartford a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Find local groups and businesses in our community directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for.

Hartford Parish Council meet every second Monday of the month at 7.15pm at Hartford Village Hall, 244 Chester Road, CW8 1LW with the exception of August. Residents are very welcome to attend and the public open forum takes place from 7.15pm when residents are invited to address Councillors on matters of concern.

Hartford News is the official newsletter of Hartford Parish Council, published ten times each year.

Hartford Parish Council Business Plan

Hartford Parish Council has approved the Business Plan and it is available here to download.

Click on the link below

Hartford Neighbourhood Plan is 'made'

At the Cabinet Meeting held by Cheshire West and Chester Council on June 8th 2016 it was unanimously resolved to 'make' the neighbourhood plan.

The neighbourhood plan will form part of the statutory development plan for the neighbourhood area and will be used in making decisions on planning applications.

Latest News

Marbury Park Events

Marbury Park Events

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:49 by Jo O'Donoghue

August 2017

Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting

Pond Dipping: 11th 15th 25th and 29th August.

Bug Hunting: 18th, 22nd August

Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury.

Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking only.

Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Electoral register

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:44 by Jo O'Donoghue

Household Enquiry Forms - Annual Canvass

Every year Cheshire West and Chester Council are required, by law, to send every property in the area a Household Enquiry Form to check the right people are registered to vote.

The household enquiry form may look like a council circular or a piece of junk mail, but please don't ignore it. By law, you have to respond – even if it shows the correct information. If you don't respond, the council are required to send reminders and canvassers to call at your house to collect the information. If you fail to provide the information, you could be fined up to £1,000. More »

Forms were sent out to every property on Friday 21 July 2017, please respond immediately. If your details have not changed, you can respond to the form:

You will need your security codes detailed on the bottom of your household enquiry form.

If any details on the form are incorrect you can amend the form and return the form in the envelope provided. To register to vote:

Please remember you must also reply to the household enquiry form even if you're newly added to the register. » Less


Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:54 by Jo O'Donoghue

Back by popular demand, the Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich, will once again be providing free family fun every Tuesday and Thursday during August. Events include stories with Peppa Pig, Bob the Builder, Paw Patrol and Olaf as well as magic, games and clowns. In addition, every Tuesday throughout the day in the Lift View marquee, the Canal & River Trust Explorers will be holding various free activities such as how to make a duck hat. What's more, there is no charge to enter the Anderton Boat Lift site, visit the hands-on exhibition or stroll round the site's terraced grassy slopes. For further information go to canalrivertrust.org.uk/Anderton or call 01606 786 777. More »

A big bonus for any small visitors will be the Anderton Boat Lift's new £50,000 play area which has been themed to reflect the appearance of the lift and its unique location. Visitors may wish to coincide their visits with paid-for boat trips up the lift or along the picturesque River Weaver (for which booking is advised*). No charge is made on the boats for any child under 5 years old. Alternatively, visitors may wish to use the tree-top coffee shop, selling freshly-made food or the shop which is well-stocked with interesting and imaginative gifts for all ages.

Children's Summer Events at Anderton Boat Lift

Tues 8 August 11am, 2pm, 3pm Stories with Bob the Builder

Thurs 10 August 2pm – 4pm Ian 'Zippy' Lees (Clown)

Tues 15 August 11am, 3pm, 3pm Stories with Paw Patrol

Thurs 17 August 2-4pm Children's Disco

Tues 22 August 11am, 3pm, 3pm Stories with Olaf

Thurs 24 August 2pm – 4pm Tricky Magic & Games

Tues 29 August 11am, 2pm, 3pm Stories with Fireman Sam

Thurs 31 August 2pm – 4pm Squeaky the Clown

The Anderton Boat Lift is one of the seven wonders of Britain's waterways and is an engineering masterpiece, being the world's first ever successful boat lift. The Lift sits in a spectacular location between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal and is an interesting combination of working historic structure and fun, educational experience. » Less