Macclesfield Express - - YOUR PICTURES -

●● A CON­CERT venue has ap­plied for a li­cence to sell al­co­hol through the week.

The Acous­tic Lounge, on Park Lane, Poyn­ton, wants to be able to sell booze from 12noon-11.30pm Mon­day to Thurs­day, un­til 12.30am on Fri­day and Satur­day and un­til 11.30pm on Sun­day.

Any­one who wants to make rep­re­sen­ta­tions must do so in writ­ing by Au­gust 19 by writ­ing to The Li­cens­ing Sec­tion, Cheshire East Coun­cil, Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ings, Earle Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ. ●● A CAM­PAIGN launched to save Poyn­ton Youth and Com­mu­nity Cen­tre has been given a cash boost.

The build­ing, which is based in the his­toric vil­lage school and dates back to 1838, ur­gently needs £25,000 for re­pairs.

Fundrais­ers have re­ceived a £4,000 wind­fall from Cheshire East Coun­cil af­ter ap­ply­ing for £5,000 from the coun­cil’s com­mu­nity grant fund to up­date the build­ing’s electrics and fire alarm sys­tem.

The grants com­mit­tee ad­vised the group to ap­proach Poyn­ton Town Coun­cil for fur­ther fund­ing.

The cen­tre, which is a char­ity held in trust for Poyn­ton res­i­dents, is home to a range of groups, clubs, or­gan­i­sa­tions and busi­nesses to hold meet­ings and host events.

Cam­paign­ers are also or­gan­is­ing events to raise money. They have ar­ranged a char­ity con­cert at Poyn­ton Bri­tish Le­gion club on Ge­orge’s Road West on Satur­day, Septem­ber 12 at 7.30pm.

It will fea­ture a per­for­mance from Desert Wind, an Amer­i­cana trio fea­tur­ing Poyn­ton’s Andy Liddi, and Rad­nor Band, led by Joe Beard, also a Poyn­ton res­i­dent, who is a for­mer mem­ber of the 1960s group The Pur­ple Gang.

See www. poyn­ton­

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