December Newsletter is Out NOW!!!!!!

As always, lots to see in this month’s newsletter which will be making its way to you very soon!

The CGET Quiz is at the community centre on Friday 1st December. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start and admission is £3 per person.

The Chester Green Christmas Light Switch On is on Sunday 3rd December at 5pm (for a 5.15 pm switch on). Feel free to bring a bauble or some tinsel to decorate the tree at the end of Marcus Street which has just arrived (and is where the switch on will take place).

This year’s Christmas Window Trail will be starting, too. Download a map below, or use the electronic version at: There is a ‘hunt the pud’ competition on the printed version (included with this month’s newsletter), and if you’re finding it difficult, there’s a helper app for phones which can be viewed at:

All the St. Paul’s Christmas services are listed, with the first one being the Christingle Service at 4 pm on 3rd December (it’ll finish in time to get to the switch-on across the Green!)

There are details on local consultations and planning applications and more inside this month’s newsletter!

MARV Films in Chester Green

Well, filming by MARV films is finished in Little Chester and by the time I’ve finished writing this, I suspect there’ll be little sign that they’ve been. It was great to see Haslam’s Union Foundry/Aida Factory back in use and lit up, and it feels like the impact of the road closure and displaced cars was well managed (even opening up earlier than expected on Tuesday afternoon). The MARV staff were friendly, and although pedestrian access to the bridge was stopped now and then for filming, it was only for a few minutes each time, and I know I was able to use this as my usual route to and from work, and while walking the dog without issue 🙂

I think the most exciting thing about this venture is that it’s the first concrete example of the new use of the building, and great to see Damien Walters/MARV are serious about this new venture. We look forward to seeing what the plans for the building will be. Exciting times are ahead for Little Chester!

There’s a great summary in this feature by BBC:

Here’s a taste of some of the action:

November 2023 Newsletter Out Now!

Another month, another newsletter. We made it through the great floods of 2023, with our new flood defences being well-tested for the 2nd time. We’ve got the poppies going up this weekend, please do donate to this good cause: We’ve got the not-to-be-missed ‘We Are What We Overcome’ by Matt McGuinness happening at the Community Centre, and all the details on the XMas fair and how to register to be on the Chester Green Christmas Window trail. All this, and more, in this month’s issue!