We aim to take photographs of all the local events and activities in our community. Some readers have kindly sent in pictures of their holidays which you may enjoy viewing as well.
The Altrincham Festival took place in July and our photographer was there to capture the days festivities.
All of the pictures have been uploaded onto our website www.haahandbook.co.uk and are available to download free of charge.
All of our pictures are available to download for free.
“Youth is like spring, an over-praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” – Samuel Butler
Despite some lovely sunny days during September, I am sure you will agree that now there is a distinct chill in the air first thing in the morning. I think we can safely say Autumn is definitely here and the nights are already drawing in, despite the fact that the clocks are not due to go back until later this month?
On Wednesday 31st October it is “Punky Night”!! In Somerset, in the middle ages, all the men of Hinto St George went off to a fair. When they failed to return that evening, the women went looking for them by the light of punkies which is another name for a pumpkin which has been hollowed out and has a candle standing in it. Nowadays on Punky Night, or Halloween as it is more commonly called, children go from house to house in fancy dress, knocking on doors and shouting trick or treat. Thank goodness most of them prefer a treat.
Don’t forget that on Sunday 28th October British Summertime ends and all clocks needs to go back one hour. You’ll notice that whilst mornings are brighter, the afternoons will get darker. The good news is we get one hour’s extra sleep. I’m sure this will please everyone.
Congratulations to Gill Winn of Sale who won our Meal for 2 competition at Essence Indian Restaurant. You could be the next winner of our Meal for 2 Competition at The Con Club, so to make sure you don’t miss out and enter now.
Just answer this simple question for a chance to win a fabulous dinner for two.
What is the name of the brewery at the Con Club?
Competition closes 31st October 2018