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●» THE po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a num­ber of in­ci­dents across the area: In Rainow an Ivor Wil­liams trailer was stolen from Ped­ley Hill and a quad bike was taken from Church Lane.

Po­lice are also in­ves­ti­gat­ing re­ports of sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity on Millers Meadow, where a white man with four men in­side was seen to be ap­par­ently look­ing at prop­er­ties. A blue tran­sive part VRM XS14 was also seen in sim­i­lar cir­cum­stances.

In Pott Shrigley bolts were loos­ened on the gates to a busi­ness ad­dress on Bake­stonedale Road. Po­lice be­lieve it was an at­tempt to gain ac­cess in the fu­ture.

There was a bur­glary in Bolling­ton on Cedar­way when a car was stolen but later re­cov­ered. Items were also stolen.

A shot­gun was stolen from the boot of a car on Shrigley Road.

If you have any in­for­ma­tion in re­la­tion to these or any other crimes please call 101. Re­port all sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity via 101 or 999. ●» AN ex­hi­bi­tion at the Bolling­ton Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre tells the story of the Duke of Welling­ton’s visit to Bolling­ton and how spe­cial church ser­mons en­cour­aged gen­er­ous col­lec­tions for the Duke’s army fight­ing the bat­tle of Waterloo.

You can read about the do­na­tions from the res­i­dents and the story of Pri­vate James Robert­son Gre­nadier Guards, Bolling­tons, the only known Waterloo vet­eran.

There are also pic­tures of what Ker­ridge Ridge looked like be­fore White Nancy.

Lit­tle did the spon­sors and builders of White Nancy know what an im­por­tant part of Bolling­ton it would be 200 years on.

The cen­tre is open Satur­days and Sun­days 11am-4pm and be­tween 1pm-4pm on Wed­nes­days. Ad­mis­sion free.

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