●» 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.