●● COUNCILLORS Nick Mannion and Alift Harewood are holding surgeries on the second Saturday of the month between 10am and 12.30pm the Community Resource Centre on Gilchrist Avenue on the Weston estate. ●● JOIN Macclesfield Children’s Centre for free activities including den making, story tents, T-shirt designing and free refreshments at South Park on August 12 from 1-3pm. ●● DANCERS are invited to go along to Macclesfield Library to learn a street dance routine.
The event run by Sylk Street Dance will be on Thursday August 13 from 2-3pm.
Tickets are £2 per child. The event is suitable for children aged six to 12.
Call 01625 374000 for details. ●● HELP for Heroes (H4H) is asking residents to turn their summer barbecues in to an opportunity to fundraise for wounded, injured and sick service personnel, veterans and their families.
The ‘BBQ for Heroes’ event takes place between August 15–31.
To register or for more information visit www. bbqforheroes.org.uk or call 01980 846459.
Whether you invite friends over for a barbecue in your garden in exchange for a donation, or arrange a bigger community event, it all makes a difference to the support H4H can provide.
A free fundraising pack will be sent to every BBQ for Heroes event organiser to help make each event a success.
The packs include H4H wristbands, lapel pins, collecting boxes, bunting, balloons and a BBQ for Heroes banner.
See www. bbqforheroes.org.uk for more details. ●● MACCLESFIELD’S Quakers will be meeting at the Unitarian Chapel, King Edward Street, on Sunday August 16 from 2.30pm-3.30pm.
There is no service and no priest but there is meditation.