Weekly folk dance

FOLK dancers are being invited to attend weekly sessions at St Thomas' CE Primary School.

Stockton Heath Folk Dance Club is hosting its next event on Monday from 8pm to 10pm.

All dances are practised with a 'walk through' and those taking part will be prompted with reminders as the music plays throughout the evening.

Each session costs £2 and comfortable shoes are required.

To get involved call 01928 71318.              

Appleton community hub

AN ambitious 51-year-old woman is bidding to 'rejuvenate' part of Appleton after opening a community hub.

After years without being used, Karen Howard has taken over the previously vacant Bridge Lane premises, which opened its doors again on Monday.

The hub and coffee shop will be aimed at all generations, with Karen also hoping she can help reduce isolation among the elderly who live nearby.

The Appleton Thorn resident said: "I would love to rejuvenate the area.

"I am also doing an initiative with the police to keep children off the streets.

"I am very pleased, especially as the shop has just been stood here for years.

"People coming in can expect a modern, comfy environment and I will also be hoping to put chairs outside in the summer.

"Lots of people have been speaking to me about it all so far, as well as Appleton Parish Council."

New faces at firm

A RECRUITMENT specialist with an office at Wilderspool Park has welcomed three new faces to the team.

Axon Resourcing has announced appointments across its public sector and professional services department.

Brian Johnston becomes head of estates practice, Rachel Stanley the healthcare sector expert and Linzie Strickland the new financial recruitment specialist.

Managing Director Andy Edwards said: "We are delighted to welcome Rachel, Brian and Linzie to the Axon Resourcing team.

"This is an exciting time for the business in the run up to our 2016 rebrand, following the merger with Watson Moore earlier this year.

"The business now spans six offices nationwide, with more than 60 staff.

"Further key appointments are in progress and I would be delighted to engage with other experienced recruitment consultants who would be interested in joining us as we continue to grow."

Book launch cancelled

AN author was set to celebrate her latest project by holding a book launch in Stretton on Friday – before it got cancelled.

Rebecca Hancock has a deal with American publisher Motivational Press for her personal development book Welcome 2 The Week, which was due to be the star of the show at the Park Royal, on Stretton Road.

It has now been published and is available for readers looking to take in a collection of 52 inspiring personal development subjects and quotes to make the 'most of their week and year'.

Despite the setback Rebecca is hopeful the book will prove to be popular in the area.