Melling Baptist Community Project held a Christmas Craft Night

Melling Baptist Community Project held a Christmas Craft Night recently where people could try out making their own decorations for trees, doors, tables, etc. At each table there was a demonstration of one particular craft activity, and having succeeded at one, those who attended could move on to a different table.

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POPS Nativity 2015

The Melling Baptist Community Project recently held it’s annual Nativity. Dressing up was absolutely required, although some of the costumes may not have accurately mirrored the Bible account! Although the Bible story was told with a measure of flexibility, everybody knew who the baby was, and Mary and Joseph and all the other characters (and animals) entered into the spirit of the event.

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The Melling Big Community Clean Up 3

Yet again the weather shone for us on our final clean-up of 2015. Enthusiastic volunteers clean up Melling with the children as our star pickers receiving awards for their hard work. The event ended with a lovely lunch and refreshments at the Horse and Jockey Pub.

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Melling’s Civic Awards 2015

On Sunday 18th October the community of Melling, along with The Mayor and Mayoress of Sefton Cllr. Stephen Kermode and Mrs Gwen Kermode, Bill Esterson MP, Ward Councillors and Police Inspector Phil Hatton, joined Melling Parish Council at the 2015 Civic Awards to celebrate the outstanding work that goes on in Melling.

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The Melling Big Community Clean Up 2

Once again it was great to see members of the community turn out with enthusiams to help clean up the village.  The Melling Big Community Clean Up was another great sucess and saw 19 sacks of rubbish collected from along the Canal, Rainbow Park, Satinwood Park, Waddicar Lane, Heyes Drive as well as other areas of the village. 

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The Winners of the 2015 Scarecrow Festival are...

The St Thomas Church fair had all the charm of a beautiful traditional country fair with delights such as home-made cakes and jams, donkey rides, traditional games, plus displays by the fantastic Morris and Maypole dancers. The highlight of the event being the crowing of the 2015 Scarecrow Festival Winners,

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The Scarecrows are Back in Town!

We are delighted to see a return of the fantastic scarecrow festival to Melling this summer. 

Winners will be announced at the Melling Scarecrow Country Fayre at Melling Tithebarn on Saturday 27th June at 2pm when there will be Maypole & Morris dancing, tug o war, donkey rides, fancy dress, toys, plants, and much more. Entry to the Fayre is Free. 

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The Melling Big Community Clean Up

Residence turned out in great spirits for The Melling Big Community Clean Up and the so did the weather.  Volunteers of all ages enthusiastically cleaned Satinwood Crescent and park, Waddicar Lane, Station Road, Wheeler Drive & park, Rainbow park, Tithebarn Lane, the canal towpath and other areas of Melling. 

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A4 Brass Quartet Entertain at Melling Arts Association

April saw the outstanding A4 Brass Quartet perform for the Melling Arts Association.  The concert covered a wide repertoire including pieces composed and arranged by members of the quartet and an interesting introduction to each item was given by the artists.

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Melling Parish Council Christmas Event & Community Awards 2018

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Melling Parish Council Christmas Event and Community Awards 2018 Everyone Welcome! When:  Monday 26th November 2018 6:30pm to 8:00pm        Where:  The Horse and Jockey car park, Waddicar...

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Upcoming Events

08 January 2019
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  ORDINARY MEETING – 7.30PM Melling Primary School  

30 January 2019
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Join a friendly group of people for a hot drink and a delicious cake or a bacon roll over good...

23 February 2019
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GET FIT FOR 2016 come along and join in Every Saturday @ MRCA CLUB, WADDICAR LANE,...

25 February 2019
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The Melling Community Gospel Choir has grown over the last four years into a wonderful community of...

26 February 2019
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Melling has a strong Scouting group that has been in existence for many years and is run by...

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Melling Pensioners Club Melling pensioners club is a friendly group for people who enjoy great...

27 February 2019

Melling Youth Group meet every Wednesday at Caunce Hall (Melling Scout Hut), 146 Waddicar Lane,...


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