Local Services & Groups

Find out what services & local groups are near you.
(if you would like to have details of your group added to this page, please email the Clerk of the Council: jill.windsor@btinternet.com)

Schools


Waverton Community Primary School
Common Lane, Waverton, Chester CH3 7QT
Phone: 01244 981060

Christleton High School
Village Road, Christleton, Chester CH3 7AD
Phone: 01244 335843

Waverton Pre-School
Waverton Primary School, Common Lane, Waverton, Chester CH3 7QT
Contact Amanda on 01244 332579 or email wavertonps@yahoo.co.uk

Churches

St Peter's Church
Village Road, Waverton, CH3 7QN
Revd Jules Beauchamp (Rector)
Tel: 01244 336668. Email: jules@stpeterswaverton.org.uk

Rowton Methodist Church
Moor Lane, Rowton, Chester, CH3 7QW
Revd Dr Christine M Dutton
Tel: 07840 285725. Email: christine.dutton@methodist.org.uk
Website: www.rowtonmethodistchurch.org.uk

Local Clubs & Societies


Waverton Men’s Badminton Club


We play badminton doubles on Monday nights between 8.15pm-10.15pm in Waverton Village Hall.New players are very welcome to join our informal club. All abilities are welcome and you don’t have to live in the village to join us.
For further details please contact Graham on 07967 331898 or Email: graham.tickle@gtscience.co.uk


Waverton Queens Bowling Club


A crown green bowling club situated in the corner of Queen's Field behind the Village Hall. We bowl Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday lunchtime from March to September. Friendly social bowling. New members welcome.
Contact the Secretary: 01244 335097


Waverton Garden Club

Meets at the Waverton Institute on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Talks and garden visits. Please ring for more information.
Contact the Secretary: 01244 336494



GoOnLine

GoOnLine runs a free service for Volunteers, Carers and the over 60’s and will be in commencing in Christleton in June. So if you lack confidence or just need extra help in using computers, tablets or your mobile phone and would like individual support in a relaxed environment come along;

Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm, and will run fortnightly for 4 weeks on the following dates; June 27th, July 4th & 18th, August 1st
Location: The Plough Inn, Plough Lane, Christleton, CH3 7PT

We can also provide support at home for clients with mobility issues. For further information, please contact Jean on:
Tel: 07923 425 239
Email: goonline@opalservices.org.uk  

Full details of all dates and venues can be found on www.opalservices.org.uk


St. Peter’s Bellringers

Serve the church by ringing on Sundays at 10-45 a.m.. Practice takes place every Friday at 7-30 p.m. in the Tower. Visitors most welcome. Potential recruits contact Tower Captain David Andrews, tel. 332028.


St. Peter’s Sunday Club  

Meets in the Burley Hall each Sunday morning from 10-15 a.m. to 11-30 a.m., except the first Sunday in the month. The Club caters for children aged from 3+ to 10 years old. Any such child is very welcome.Contact - Lorraine Booth, tel. 33533      


Toddlers Group “Little Fishes”  

Meets in the Burley Hall on Monday morning, from 10-00 a.m. to 12 noon, during the School Term. Sessions are free of charge. Mums, Dads and little ones, most welcome. Contact - Julia Beauchamp, tel.33666.


Mothers’  Union

Despite its title, open to ALL, offering a mixed programme of speakers and visits. Meetings are held in the Burley Hall on Wednesday of each month, starting at 2-00 p.m.New members, guests, always welcome.  Refreshments served.     Contact – Eveline Davies, tel. 332106.


Women’s Institute  

Waverton Women’s Institute was founded in 1926 and offers a monthly programme of speakers on a wide variety of different topics. Meetings are held in the Burley Hall at 7 -30 p.m. on the first Wednesday in the month, throughout the year. New members, guests always warmly welcomed. Refreshments served. Contact - Carol Candlin, tel.332352


Friday Club

A club for the over-sixties founded in May 1965, which meets monthly on a Friday, at 2-00 p.m. in the Village Hall. Entertainers, speakers and occasional parties provide a varied  programme to suit all tastes. New members very welcome. Contact – Hilary Washburn, tel. 332097


Waverton Garden Club

A club whose members wish to learn more about gardening and how to get the best from it. Meetings featuring speakers, demonstrations and competitions are held in Waverton Institute, at 8.00pm (at 7.30pm if there is a visiting speaker) on the second Thursday of each month, from February to December. Contact - Clive Stubbs, tel. 335097.


Local History Society      

An organisation formed in 1985, pursuing an interest in local history through month. Meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7.30pm in the Burley Hall.  A programme of speakers on relevant topics is offered during the months September to November and January to April.        New members, visitors, always most welcome.  Refreshments served. Contact - John Crossley, tel. 336739


Rural Chester Flower Club

Affiliated to the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, the club meets in the Burley Hall on the second Tuesday of the month, at 7.30pm. Demonstrations are given by speakers from all parts of the country, including some National Demonstrators. New members, visitors always very welcome. Refreshments served. Contact- Ruth Hughes, tel. 300185.


Waverton CHATS [Coffee Hospitality and Talks]

Meetings, informal in nature and to which all ladies are most welcome, are held in the Burley Hall  at 8-00pm on the third Thursday of each month.   Talks, demonstrations and outings form a varied programme and refreshments are served.   Contact- Kath Beech, tel. 336003,
 

Waverton Handbell Ringers

New members are most welcome to join this dedicated  and    enthusiastic group of ringers. Rehearsals are held on Mondays at Rowton Methodist Church, 7-00 p.m. to 9-00 p.m., and on Thursdays at Rowton Methodist Church, 1-30 p.m. to 3-00 p.m.  Contact - Wendy Robinson, tel. 346548.


Waverton & Christleton Hospice Support Group

A fund-raising group established to support the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. This very informal group is always happy  to welcome new members.  Contact - Sue Taylor, tel. 335745


Chester Astronomical Society

Meets in the Burley Hall on the last Wednesday of the month, at 7-30 p.m., except in August and December. A programme of speakers for the current year is posted on the Burley Hall Notice-Board. Visitors most welcome.   Contact - Andrew Bate, tel. 335254.


Waverton Burley Bridge Club

Friendly Duplicate Bridge sessions held every Monday evening in the Burley Hall.    Play starts at 7-00 p.m. and finishes at10-00 p.m.   New members    always welcome, but please note this is not a club for beginners.  Contact - Gill Harrand, tel. 332105.


Waverton Good Read Award

Every year the people of Waverton present an award for the best  debut novel, written by a British author and published in the last  12 months. There is also an award for the best children's novel. We have 4 meetings a year when authors are invited to talk about their books. Anyone who would like to become involved should contact either Gwen Goodhew , tel. 3365871 or  Wendy Smedley, tel. .332053.  Alternatively, refer to www.wavertongoodread.org


Waverton Singers  

A mixed choir of approximately 20 members who enjoy singing and performing 2 or 3 concerts each year. New members are made most welcome – no auditions held!  Rehearsals are held in the Burley Hall or St. Peter’s church on Tuesdays, at 7-30 p.m., from September until June.  Contact - Sue Taylor, tel. 335745


Chair Upholstery and Chair Caning  

An activity which has been meeting in the Burley Hall since 2006,  teaching beginners and the more experienced how to restore chairs  under the guidance of qualified teachers.  Meetings are on the first and third Friday each month from  9-30 a.m. until 4-00 p.m. in the Burley Hall.    Call in any Friday for a look.  Contact – Brian Crossley, tel. 335308.


Waverton Community Day Centre

Friendship, activities and lunch for 12 housebound residents. Every Tuesday at the Waverton Evangelical Fellowship. Do get in touch if you know someone who would like to become a member or a volunteer. Contact Judy Moulds Tel. 336186 or 07738 562328