Town guide – Tavistock Devon http://tavistockdevon.com/ Wed, 11 May 2022 05:34:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://tavistockdevon.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/cropped-icon-32x32.png Town guide – Tavistock Devon http://tavistockdevon.com/ 32 32 Out of Town Guide: Esperance https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-esperance/ Tue, 10 May 2022 08:33:03 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-esperance/

Nestled in a crescent-shaped bay along Western Australia’s secluded southern coast, Esperance – or Kepa Kurl, as the local Wudjari Nyungar call it – was once a sandman’s secret. But now it is also increasingly popular with interstate visitors. It’s hardly surprising. Along with its famous candy-pink lake, gorgeous wildflower trails through a UNESCO-listed national park, and beaches rated among the best in the country, the city’s offerings have matured in recent years with new arrivals. excellent dining venues and stylish stays. .

With a paddock-to-table microbrewery, a bush-to-bottle distillery, and a charming cottage village, savvy locals capture the vibe and flavors of the region — making the hour-long plane ride and half from Perth or an epic road trip, all the more enticing.

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Whether you’re new to town or a third-generation angler, you’ll want to gravitate towards shore. That’s what Jane Coole did in 2017 when she opened Taylor St Quarters with her daughter, Sophie McMeikan, restoring the building that housed Esperance’s former hospital and tea rooms. The modern restaurant, with terraces and lawns overlooking the marina, transforms from a cafe and restaurant during the day to a lively cocktail bar and live music venue at night. McMeikan is a baker and her partner, Dean Wood, is the executive chef of TSQ. Together they have raised the bar for Esperance’s food scene. Expect snacks inspired by the region’s coastline and agricultural heritage, like tempura akoya oysters and grilled octopus, plus vegan burgers and karaage tofu bao buns. Accompany them with a glass of Riesling from the Deep South or a Chardonnay from the South West.

The Fish Face seafood restaurant is also the local champion. Owner-operators Craig and Dahlia Adams change their menu daily, depending on what the boats bring in that morning and seasonal vegetables. With Covid-related staff shortages putting an end to their catering service for the time being, the couple are still doing a roaring takeaway business. Drop anchor here for breaded nannygai or snapper and fries, sea bass cod rillettes with Lithuanian-style garlic-rubbed herb bread, blue-eyed trevalla with Parisian sauce or marinated octopus.

Located among the historic buildings of Museum Village, the new Bistro Louis opened its doors earlier this month. The French-style cafe is run by co-owner and head chef Roger Poutet (formerly at Melbourne’s popular Bar Margaux) and is set to operate as a bistro in the evenings with dishes such as coq au vin and steak tartare. For now, however, Poutet — who received much of his culinary training from his French-Swiss father — makes traditional brunches like croque monsieur, freshly topped baguettes and homemade madeleines and pastries.

Perhaps the only thing better than freshly baked sourdough from Bread Local is their lemon cheesecake cruffins. And the banoffé galette. And jalapeno, cheese and mustard rolls. Granted, it’s hard to pick a favorite at this family-run, wood-fired bakery four miles west of Esperance, nestled among the gum trees. The kitchen is run by baker Tiffany Brown and open Friday afternoons only.

If you’re looking to pick up any of the aforementioned breads in town – or any of Esperance’s quality products for that matter – head to Bob & Jim’s General Store. Trading since 1973, this small independent grocer is run by the granddaughter of the original owner and supports Australian artisan producers. Buy Yirri Grove Olive Oil, Kommunity Brew Kombucha, and Holy Smoke Pate and Meats here. Or opt for a seasonal basket.

Long gone are the days when being away from the city meant going without a good coffee. In fact, isolation has been a blessing for Glen and Mitsuko Rollond – the couple behind Cloud 11 Coffee & Tea. Roasting its own since 2017, Glen’s Upward Spiral blends have a strong local fan base and are also attracting connoisseurs from further afield. Stop by the cafe on Dempster Street to try it, accompanied by a pastry or fancy toastie. It’s also where you’ll find Mitsuko’s own chai blend, select teas and its range of handmade ceramics, Mintblue Sea.

TO DRINK

On the outskirts of town is the award-winning microbrewery Lucky Bay Brewing. Growing up on farms in the Wheatbelt, owners Nigel Metz and Robyn Cail are the first in the country to produce their craft beer from raw barley, which they source from the area’s farming community. While their Sandy Hook Pale Ale (which is also available in a one-litre to-go can) and Figure of 8 Island Ale are big on flavor from Esperance, their range also showcases other regions – like their Beaches to Boab Blonde Ale which features Ord River Kimberley Corn. Consume to live music and one of their wood-fired pizzas in the brasserie’s cabana-style restaurant.

Launched in late 2020, Esperance Distillery Co may be the smallest distillery in the country (its 30 liters still only produce batches of 50 bottles), but the father-son team behind the city’s first and only distillery is big. on passion, emphasizing the value of preserving the environment and capturing the taste of Hope. David Price and James McCarthy-Price want to showcase the region’s incredible floral diversity (nearby Fitzgerald River National Park is a UNESCO-recognized biodiversity hotspot), combining local native plants like l vanilla acacia and Esperance wax alongside traditional juniper to create their sublime selection of gin. Stop by the cellar door to try their award-winning Cut and Run gin and Blue Haven gin, as well as their limited-release Eight Islands vodka, which contains botanicals from the ocean, like sea kelp combined with tangerine and lemon zest.

TO STAY

Since returning from Sydney and opening Esperance Chalet Village in 2015, Fiona and Matt Shillington have significantly upped Esperance’s accommodation game. Very stylish A-frame chalets and luxury king cabins and cabins scattered around their 3.2 hectare bush property have their own outdoor setting and fire pits. Inside, you’ll find white interiors, plush furnishings, luxury linens from Bed Tonic, and bath products from Appelles Apothecary. The recently added Creek House – with its bespoke and intimate interior – hosts fine dining events and yoga and wellness retreats. Outside, guests have access to free bikes to get into town and canoes to ride up Bandy Creek, which meanders past the village.

If you really want to get away from it all, Woody Island Eco Tours offers day trips to Woody Island Nature Reserve, located 15 kilometers offshore from Esperance. If you want to relax, soak up a bit of nature, and enjoy island activities such as hiking, snorkeling, and fishing, they also offer luxury retreats in the form of full-scale canvas tents. furnished with private balconies overlooking the sea – with the addition of complimentary champagne on arrival.

TO DO

From the country’s whitest sand beaches – so pure and clean it squeaks – to turquoise-blue bays, lakes and fairy-thread sunsets, there are countless ways to enjoy of the colorful coast of Esperance. Great Ocean Drive is a good way to introduce you to some of the best beaches in the area. Hire a car and drive around the 40-kilometer loop, stopping at spectacular viewpoints and local favorites like Blue Haven Beach and Twilight Cove. Lucky Bay is also not to be missed. Located in Cape Le Grand National Park, this crescent-shaped bay, with its resident host of sunning kangaroos, consistently ranks among the best beaches in the world. In the spring, Cape Le Grand is teeming with colorful wildflowers. Or for serious observers there is the Esperance Wildflower Trail. Alternatively, take the Coastal Trail or hike to Frenchman Peak to combine a walk with stunning views.

To mingle with marine life, take a scenic wildlife cruise with Esperance Island Cruises. Departing from Taylor Street Jetty, the half-day cruise that visits some of the 105 islands of the Research Archipelago gives you the chance to see and snorkel with bottlenose dolphins, Australian sea lions, fur seals from New Zealand and maybe even a whale.

Or book a scenic flight over Lake Hillier on Middle Island. The Instagram-famous bright pink lake, which stretches 600 meters above the largest island in the Recherche archipelago, is considered one of the best examples of its kind in the country. With flight operator Helispirit, now a partner of Woody Island Eco Tours, you can combine it with a day trip to the nature reserve from October to April.

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Diss Town Guide celebrates the launch of the 26th edition https://tavistockdevon.com/diss-town-guide-celebrates-the-launch-of-the-26th-edition/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 10:30:00 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/diss-town-guide-celebrates-the-launch-of-the-26th-edition/

People came to Diss Park on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of the city’s biannual guide.

The free publication, which is distributed to all homes in the Diss area, saw its 26th edition released on Wednesday, serving as a comprehensive guide to the town, its shops and amenities.

The guide is the culmination of months of research by publisher Falcon Publications, alongside a team of dedicated volunteers from the City of Diss Guides Committee.

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Members of the Diss Town Guide gather at the Beacon in Diss Park to celebrate the release of the new guide. Image: Mecha Morton.

“There’s a lot of work that goes into the editorial side of this one,” said Gary Enderby, co-editor at Falcon Publications.

“We’ve been around all the businesses in the area to make sure the guide is fully up to date, and we’re physically touring the city to map the area,”

“It’s important to make sure it’s up to date – there’s a new business that opened in the week we finished, so we’ve even made sure they’re there.”

Paid by advertisers, Mr Enderby said the pandemic has seen no decrease in demand from businesses in the city.

He said: “We’ve seen advertisers all come back – it’s not like there’s less business in Diss.

“Actually, that’s the other side of the coin, where we’ve seen a lot of businesses that have opened up in the city since we last did.”

Mr Enderby, who worked alongside editor Sarah Veness to create the publication, said the city guide still plays a hugely important role for local businesses in Diss.

“The guide is just as relevant to the city as it has ever been,” he said. “It has been around for generations and is an integral part of life in Diss.

“And because of the last two years we’ve had, that’s even more important.”

Doreen Collins, Chair of the City Guides Committee, added: “The City Guide is brilliant and it hasn’t diminished over the years.

“The fact that people still want to participate and advertise it is a testament to its importance.”



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Out of town guide: Albany https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-albany/ Wed, 22 Dec 2021 03:27:41 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-albany/

In the heart of the southern state, along a beautiful stretch of rugged coastline, Albany is the heart of Western Australia’s Deep South region. The city, located about 450 kilometers from Perth, is known as a nature lover’s paradise, but also welcomes adventurers of a more gastronomic persuasion. Here’s where to eat, drink, stay and play in the area.

TO EAT

Freedom

Amy Hamilton’s Parisian-inspired restaurant and bar, opened in 2014, is still going strong. In fact, it’s the best place to be on a Friday or Saturday night in Albany. Enter the front bar of the Old London Hotel to be transported to the turn of the 20th century. It’s not uncommon to find musicians – like a gypsy jazz quintet – hidden in a corner. Linger here for house cocktails like a green beret (tequila, cucumber juice, Vietnamese mint, and agave) or the smoked Roger Ramjet (mezcal, cynar, rum, lemon, toasted pear syrup and burnt orange). Or stroll through the Belle Epoque-style dining room to experience Hamilton’s Franco-Vietnamese cuisine, which showcases local produce in dishes such as marinated Albany sardines, mushroom congee, and shoulder braised lamb with tamarind and chipotle.

Bistro Majuba

Opened just before the Covid hit last year, this charming, dimly lit bistro – run by owners Andrea Love and Johann Prins-Gurtel – has survived to become the new local favorite, with plush seats, white tablecloths and a sophisticated color palette. Michelin-trained chef Prins-Gurtel has devised a menu of traditional European bistro dishes, including tapas with local seafood and more hearty dishes like bouillabaisse, French onion soup infused with truffle, roast duck with orange and beef cheeks in a red wine juice. Plus, a panna cotta with gorgonzola and honey for dessert. Drinks include connoisseur whiskeys, cocktails, gin and a wide selection of local wines. Tip: Grab an aperitif and head to the upstairs balcony to watch the sunset over the ocean, or perch at the bar to soak up the action, including bartender Sam Champion at work.

Garrison

With stunning views of King George Sound, Garrison is the restaurant and bar at the Princess Royal Fortress atop Mount Clarence, right next to the award-winning National Anzac Center. The venue is a cafe in the morning and turns into a fine restaurant in the evening, which often hosts special events such as the November five-course tasting by ex-chef Noma Ben Ing. Owner and Executive Chef John Saville Wright’s kitchen menu features two-way cold-smoked Akoya oysters (one served with lime and river mint dressing, the other with vinaigrette). with soy, ginger and mirin) as well as bao rolls, simmered beef cheek, steak and fries, and more. The bar offers a wide range of local, international and international wines and beers, as well as a growing list of cocktails.

Cie de race

Since 2017, Rhiannon Moon and her partner Sam Dawson have operated Bred Co, a small bakery selling exceptional sourdough at the weekly Saturday Albany Farmers Market. In 2020, the couple opened a brick and mortar site that allowed locals and visitors to mark great bread and baked goods on a daily rather than weekly basis. The display cases are filled with pastries (light butter croissants and lemon myrtle rolls), takeout sandwiches (continental rolls, for example, or egg sandwich) and sausage rolls (with toppings like pork and the pear). Delicate baguettes and nicely browned breads line the wall behind the counter. Most of the flour used in the bakery is ground on site from whole grains: a crucial detail that produces flour that is more nutritious and “alive” than pre-ground flour.

DRINK

Great Southern Distilling Co

Cameron Syme’s flagship distillery sits firmly on the edge of Princes Royal Harbor. Exposed to the elements and overlooking the water, the distillery produces the full line of Limeburners single malt whiskey, including its heavily peated Darkest Winter, which won the award for the world’s best international whiskey at the 2017 American Distilling Institute awards. You will also find the cellar door and restaurant on site, where you can go for a flight and a bite to eat.

Wilson brewing co

Family-owned Wilson Brewing Co produces high-quality, unfiltered, unpasteurized, craft beer with a focus on local flavor. With a brewery and cellar open seven days a week, you can sample its award-winning range, including Rough Seas lager, Figurehead lager, Lost Sailor dark ale, and Dirty Oar dark ale.

TO STAY

Hilton Garden Inn Albany

This luxury hotel opened in November – the first Garden Inn in Australia – and the location couldn’t be better. It is located on the Albany Waterfront Marina and Foreshore, adjacent to the Albany Entertainment Center and a short walk from central York Street. Rooms have stunning ocean views, and the downstairs restaurant offers a hot buffet breakfast and dinner, a 24-hour take-out shop, and a do-it-yourself tea and coffee station. same. But the most notable feature is the sleek and bright bar overlooking the waterfront, which is sure to woo locals and visitors alike this summer.

Beach house in Bayside

It’s not hard to see why The Beach House at Bayside has won multiple tourism awards. Owners Sally and Craig Pullin provide true warmth and an authentic local experience, with the creation of a tailor-made stay to meet guest needs. Inspired by travels in Italy and France, the hotel has a Mediterranean-style courtyard and the 10 luxury rooms and suites exude a typical European atmosphere. Some are equipped with a spa accessible from the bathroom and the bedroom. Other luxuries include heated towel racks, high quality linens, an evening supply of chocolates and port from the local Wignalls Wines. Plus, homemade treats are delivered to your room daily.

When it comes to on-site catering, Sally’s close relationships with Albany producers and suppliers ensure fresh ingredients for hot, continental breakfasts, prepared on demand. As the name suggests, the hotel is a short walk from the famous Middleton Beach. Listen to the waves from your Juliet balcony or explore the coastal paths with a free hotel bike.

TO DO

Hiking along a trail

Whether you are a serious hiker or an amateur, you will be spoiled for choice with the trails in the Albany region. Nearby Porongurup National Park is home to Australia’s oldest mountain range (over a billion years old). Climb Castle Rock to see the granite outcrop up close, or take in epic views of Karri and Marri Forest to the coast from the Granite Skywalk – the Hanging Walkway is considered a marvel of modern engineering. You can also travel an hour north to climb Washington State’s second highest peak, Bluff Knoll, which is part of the Stirling Range. Stirling Range National Park is considered one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, with over 1,500 species of flora. It’s also home to Mount Trio, where a walk and run to the top is a rewarding half-day hike.

For a coastal experience, hike the Bald Head Trail in Torndirrup National Park, with a moderately difficult 12.5 kilometer round trip taking in spectacular coastal scenery. For a more leisurely stroll, consider a trip to Little Beach, a local favorite, in Two Peoples Bay Nature Preserve, which is a 40-minute drive from the town. Park at the visitor’s center before following the Two Peoples Bay Heritage Trail to Little Beach and back. Be sure to stop for breakfast or lunch at the Little Beach Store, located in the Old Marron Farm.

Meet the local producers and producers

Start your weekend off on the right foot by heading to the Albany Farmers Market on Collie Street to meet local producers and stock up on products from the Deep South like raw and sustainable WA Bush Honey; natural yogurt from worksite 86; and premium dried fruits, grass-fed lamb, chutneys and jams from Gloria Dieu. First, though: grab coffee from Shot Callers Espresso’s converted horse cart (using beans from the award-winning local roaster Beck and Call) and a buttery treat (like a strawberry meringue croissant) from the Bred Co. The stand also sells pumpkin sourdough, acacia seed pasta and a potato, an Akoya oyster, and a riesling pie, so you’ll want to bring a few bags with you.

Connect to country

Take a tour of Kinjarling (Albany) and the surrounding area with a guide from native tour operator Kurrah Mia (meaning ‘home of the red tailed cockatoo’). While in the land of Menang Noongar, you will visit important cultural sites and learn about bush foods, medicines, artefacts and stories related to the land. Kurrah Mia also has an art gallery and shop in the city center, where you can shop for Aboriginal art, hand-painted maps, silk scarves, hats, bags and more.

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Out of town guide: Townsville https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-townsville/ Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:28:18 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/out-of-town-guide-townsville/

When considering the many vacation spots on the Queensland coast, the more urban area north of the Sunshine Coast is sometimes overlooked. But with over 300 sunny days a year, world-class dive sites nearby, and an array of up-and-coming restaurants and bars, Townsville is definitely worth a look.

It is located on the traditional lands of the Bindal, Wulgurukaba, Girrugubba, Warakamai and Nawagi peoples, and today the center of Townsville sits in the shadow of a giant outcrop of pink granite known as Castle Hill. Magnetic Island Nature Reserve is only a 20-minute ferry ride away, and it’s actually a suburb of Townsville.

Since things are quite scattered and the climate is warm year round, dockless electric scooters are great for getting around. Consider purchasing a multi-day pass if you are staying for a while.

TO EAT
Shorts are still a part of the dress code in sunny Townsville, even in fancy restaurants, and like most tropical areas of northeast Queensland, there is an Asian influence in most of the city’s restaurants.

Restaurant by the river A touch of salt brings a touch of elegance to this sometimes rowdy city, with a beautiful outdoor dining area surrounded by pedestrian paths. Mediterranean and East Asian influences coexist on a menu that offers an extensive (and inventive) selection of plant-based options, including ‘carrot chorizo’, eggplant koji and radish dumplings. and cabbage.

You can gaze out at Magnetic Island’s tropical playground from just about anywhere on the 2.2-mile plaza known as the Strand, but the view of the island is infinitely enhanced with a cocktail. by hand on the windy upper deck at The shore house. You’ll need to book in advance on weekends, but grab a table and you can spot ‘Maggie’ through the swaying palm trees as you browse the pan-Asian menu, including dishes like the key crab panipuri with lime. and saffron; flavored chicken larb; or Thai style salad with watermelon and pork belly.

For a frozen treat and a seat in the shade of a large banyan tree, head to the local favorite Juliet’s. Local produce is baked in the cakes, muffins and slices that are made on site every day, but the real business card is in the freezer where there are 24 flavors of ice cream and sorbet. Highlights include lychee lime gelato and tangy and refreshing mojito sorbet.

If you do go to Magnetic Island (and you really should), you will find that the dining options are limited. The choice of the peloton is undoubtedly Nourish Coffee in peaceful Horseshoe Bay. Here, you can watch the waves crash while enjoying a fresh strike of watermelon, lemon, and mint and a breakfast plate filled with mushrooms and greens.

TO DRINK
If you can ignore the fact that everyone wears shorts all year round, Common people is the kind of cafe that would be right at home in the middle of Melbourne. Set down a heavily graffiti-painted alley, this hole-in-the-wall coffee shop is furnished with op store finds, and on Friday and Saturday nights it doubles as a bar with live music and draft beer.

Despite being in the heart of XXXX Country and the Far North, Townsville offers a growing number of craft beer options. Little Mountain sits in a former mini Moke repair shop where industrial fans are still on and the 12 taps include a thirst-quenching sour kettle with seasonal fruits like passion fruit, orange and guava, and a l deliciously smooth oatmeal that goes down surprisingly well in the tropics.

Escaping the heat is a constant task, whether it’s with a cold drink in hand or a dip in the pool. At the city swimming pool Splash bar you can combine the two. If you are not staying at the resort, you can purchase a day pass for the Ocean View Pool. From there, it’s a simple choice between hard seltzer and one of the half-dozen spooky colored frozen cocktails on offer. When the views are this beautiful, why not browse the menu and stay all day?

Tucked away discreetly between the ale barns that dominate the main thoroughfare of Flinders Street is Hooch & Fellow, which operates at an entirely different pace. Here it is all exposed brick walls and soft lighting. You can order classic cocktails or around fifteen in-house inventions that rotate regularly to make the most of the fresh produce. When in doubt, the $ 10 hooch and juice is always a good decision.

TO STAY
Taking inspiration from Palm Springs and the Caribbean, the City is a sprawling casino hotel located on part of the coast next to the city’s harbor. The rooms, restaurants and the palm-fringed swimming pool all enjoy dreamy sunsets over the Coral Sea to Magnetic Island. And the hotel’s light color scheme and spacious common areas add to the tropical getaway vibe.

To take it up a notch, and out of the mainland, Orpheus Island Resort is an all-inclusive luxury accommodation surrounded by reefs and a national park. Only 800 meters away, Pelorus Island has access to the same stunning scenery, both above and below the water, but is completely underdeveloped and has several places you can camp for cheap (although you have to bring everything with you, including fresh water).

TO DO
This part of the coast may not be as famous as the areas further north and south, but since the reef is deeper around Townsville it is generally in better condition and is a playground for some of the best diving opportunities. In addition, there are some artificial additions, which help to make it more fun. The Underwater Art Museum includes an underwater garden that is slowly being colonized by marine life, and the wreck SS Yongala is considered one of the best wreck dives in the world for large marine life.

Since Butler’s Health Resort opened in the 1880s, Magnetic Island has been a place people visit to get healthy. Dominated by the national park, the island’s coast is teeming with superb snorkeling spots, while a series of hikes connect bays and watchtowers otherwise inaccessible to the interior of the island. But the most memorable way to get around is in one of the many open-top jeeps available for hire. Just be sure to load up your road trip playlists – you’ll only have the wind in your hair for 10 miles, from the Picnic Bay ferry terminal at the end of the road to Horseshoe Bay (and some companies will get you there. will take the unpaved road in the other direction to watch the sunset from West Point).

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Where can my child get vaccinated? A city-by-city guide to upcoming immunization clinics for children ages 5-11 in Connecticut. https://tavistockdevon.com/where-can-my-child-get-vaccinated-a-city-by-city-guide-to-upcoming-immunization-clinics-for-children-ages-5-11-in-connecticut/ Thu, 11 Nov 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/where-can-my-child-get-vaccinated-a-city-by-city-guide-to-upcoming-immunization-clinics-for-children-ages-5-11-in-connecticut/

COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 are on track in Connecticut, with a number of upcoming public immunization clinics planned across the state.

The state Department of Public Health recommends that parents or guardians visit ct.gov/covidvaccine schedule a vaccination for their child. Parents can also contact their child’s pediatrician directly, or one of the hospitals, pharmacies or clinics administering the vaccine, to make an appointment.

But there is also a wide range of public immunization clinics scheduled for the next few days in cities across the state, some of which are walk-in and others that encourage advance appointments.

Hartford HealthCare announced Thursday that they will vaccinate 2,200 children on Saturday at six different clinics across the state, including in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Britain, Norwich, Torrington and Wethersfield.

As of Thursday morning, about 75% of the positions were already filled, officials said. Parents who wish to schedule their children’s immunizations are encouraged to do so online at hartfordhealthcare.org.

Connecticut Children’s, Saint Francis Hospital and the City of Hartford are also hosting a vaccination clinic this Sunday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dunkin ‘Donuts Park in Hartford. The clinic accepts walk-in visits as well as appointments.

While noting that children are generally less affected by COVID-19 than adults, hospital officials and health experts urged parents and guardians to vaccinate their children aged 5 to 11.

“Most children who get COVID-19 are not significantly affected, but there are some who do,” said Keith Grant, senior director of infection control systems at Hartford HealthCare. “There are children who end up in clinical care, and there are children, unfortunately, who die.”

Here is a city-by-city guide to finding a vaccination clinic for your child:

Bridgeport

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at the Hawley Conference Center at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, located at 2800 Main Street. Dating is strongly encouraged. and can be programmed at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

Cromwell

The Stop & Shop at 195 West Street will host an immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 on Tuesday, November 16 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Greenwich

A free vaccination clinic, operated by the state Department of Public Health, will be held Friday, November 12 at Greenwich Academy, 200 N. Maple Ave, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Another clinic will be held the same day at the Sacré-Coeur. Greenwich, 1177 King Street, noon to 7 p.m. No appointment, insurance or ID is required.

Groton

The Stop & Shop at 220 Route 12 will host a vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 on Friday, November 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Hamden

The Stop & Shop at 2335 Dixwell Avenue will host an immunization clinic for children aged 5 to 11 on Thursday, November 18 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Hartford

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children aged 5 to 11 at Heublein Hall at Hartford Hospital, located at 560 Hudson Street. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be scheduled at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

Connecticut Children’s, Saint Francis Hospital and the City of Hartford are hosting a vaccination clinic this Sunday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dunkin ‘Donuts Park, 1214 Main Street. Clinic appointments must be made by calling 860-757-4830, but walk-in visits will also be accepted. Three weeks later, on Sunday December 5, the children can receive their second dose.

Madison

A free vaccination clinic, run by the state Department of Public Health, will be held on Friday, November 12 at Town Campus Gym, 8 Town Campus Drive, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment, insurance or ID is required.

The Stop & Shop at 128 Samson Rock Road will host a vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 on Saturday, November 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Middletown

The Stop & Shop at 416 East Main Street will host an immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 on Tuesday, November 23, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Naugatuck

Griffin Health offers pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations at 727 Rubber Ave. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

New Britain

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at the Central Connecticut Hospital, Boardroom # 2, located at 100 Grand St. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be scheduled at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

The Stop & Shop at 1309 Corbin Avenue will host a vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 on Tuesday, December 7, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

New Havre

Children between the ages of 5 and 11 can get vaccinated at the New Haven Health Department, 54 Meadow Street, Tuesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. at 2:30 p.m. Proof of insurance is required but not required.

Norwich

A free vaccination clinic, run by the state Department of Public Health, will be held on Friday, November 12 at Integrated Day Charter School, 68 Thermos Avenue # 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment, insurance or identification is required.

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at the Norwich Business Park of the Hartford HealthCare East Region System Support Office, 11 Stott Ave. Dating is strongly encouraged. and can be programmed at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

Portland

A free vaccination clinic, run by the state Department of Public Health, will be held Friday, November 12 at Portland High School, 93 High Street, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. No appointment, insurance or ID is required.

Shelton

A free vaccination clinic, run by the state Department of Public Health, will be held on Friday, November 12 at 10 Progress Drive from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. No appointment, insurance or ID is required.

Griffin Health also offers pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations at 10 Progress Drive Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and at the Griffin Health Occupational Medicine Center, the same address, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment is necessary.

Stafford

A free vaccination clinic, run by the state Department of Public Health, will be held on Friday, November 12 at Stafford High School, 145 Orcuttville Road, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No appointment, insurance or ID is required.

Stamford

A free vaccination clinic, operated by the state Department of Public Health, will be held on Friday, November 12 at Cummings Park, 468 Shippan Ave, from 11 am to 4:30 pm Another clinic will be held that day at Hunt Park, 43 Courtland Avenue, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A third clinic will be held Friday at Jackie Robinson Park, at the intersection of W. Main Street and Richmond Hill Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. h 30. Without an appointment, insurance or identification is required.

Torrington

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, in the Memorial Boardroom, located at 540 Litchfield Street . Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be scheduled at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

Wallingford

The Stop & Shop at 930 North Colony Road will host an immunization clinic for children ages 5-11 on Tuesday, November 23, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Wethersfield

On Saturday, November 13, from noon to 4 p.m., Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare are hosting a public immunization clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Office, located at 1290 Silas Deane Highway. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be scheduled at https://bit.ly/2YCD6ai. Children who receive their first injection on Saturday will receive their second dose on December 4.

West Haven

The Stop & Shop at 460 Elm Street will host a vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 on Wednesday, November 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents can make an appointment for their child at www.stopandshop.com/covid-vaccine.

Eliza Fawcett can be reached at elfawcett@courant.com. Courant editor-in-chief Alex Putterman contributed to this report.

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All Gabriel Statue Locations (City Painting Guide) https://tavistockdevon.com/all-gabriel-statue-locations-city-painting-guide/ https://tavistockdevon.com/all-gabriel-statue-locations-city-painting-guide/#respond Fri, 22 Oct 2021 03:24:00 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/all-gabriel-statue-locations-city-painting-guide/

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Far cry 6 offers fans a whole new environment to explore with a wide array of different secrets to uncover. Through the quests of Far cry 6, some involve a lot of running to other places across the map to find different quest objectives.

For the quest “Paint the Town Red”, players must be at least Rank 16 to begin the research. First, find that Zenia Zayas is Esperanza, especially near the West Lado part of the map. She will then ask players to help her fulfill her father’s last wish to disfigure 12 different propaganda statues from the Far cry 6 scoundrel.

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Unfortunately, they are all hard to find and scattered in several different places around the game world. So for Far cry 6 with players looking to quickly find all of these statures, here’s where they stand.

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Statue # 1

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 1

The first statue is found near the south of Torre De Leon. The statue is in the middle of a courtyard surrounded by palm trees.

Statue # 2

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 2

The second statue is located southwest of Torre De Leon. This statue will be surrounded by a bouquet of red flowers.

Statue # 3

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 3

The third statue is located south of West Lado. It will be located in a stone courtyard at the top of a few steps.

Statue # 4

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel n ° 4

This statue is located in the upper left corner of Esperanza, near the Paraiso Hotel. This statue is located in a park-like area surrounded by benches and lampposts.

Statue # 5

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 5

This statue is located in the upper central part of the map, under the La Costanera highway. It will be in a grassy area overlooking the ocean.

Statue # 6

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 6

This statue is located in the upper right corner of the map, north of Old Pueblo. It will be on the sidewalk right on the ocean.

Statue # 7

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 7

This statue is located at the eastern tip of Esperanza, near the Castillo Canal. It will be in the middle of another park surrounded by green trees.

Statue # 8

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 8

This statue is located at the bottom right of Esperanza, south of Old Pueblo. It will be in the middle of a stone patio surrounded by a few buildings.

Statue # 9

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 9

The next statue is located just northwest of the last statue, below the Barrio Antiguo. It will be in another stone courtyard near the Goliai Lida construction equipment.

Statue # 10

Far Cry 6 Statue of Gabriel # 10

The next statue can also be found in the Barrio Antiguo, deeper in the heart of enemy territory. It will be in another open patio surrounded by bush sculptures.

Statue # 11

Far Cry 6 Gabriel Statue # 11

This statue is further north of the previous one in the Barrio Antiguo. It will be located in a stone courtyard near some “Zona 3” signs.

Statue # 12

Far Cry 6 Gabriel Statue # 12

The last statue is located near the center of the map near West Lado. It’s in another stone courtyard with a large metal antenna near the “Zona E1” signs.

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Your small town guide to La Jolla, San Diego’s seaside gem https://tavistockdevon.com/your-small-town-guide-to-la-jolla-san-diegos-seaside-gem/ https://tavistockdevon.com/your-small-town-guide-to-la-jolla-san-diegos-seaside-gem/#respond Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:03:10 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/your-small-town-guide-to-la-jolla-san-diegos-seaside-gem/

Beyond top-notch real estate and top-ranked educational institutions like UCSD and the Scripps Research Institute, there’s plenty to explore on a day trip to La Jolla. Flanked at both ends by breathtaking ocean cliffs and popular beaches, this seven-mile stretch of winding coastline boasts world-class golf courses, a low-key entertainment scene, shopping, and mouthwatering cuisine. With treasures hidden around every corner, it’s no surprise that La Jolla’s nickname is “Jewel City”. Itinerary La Jolla

10:00 am

Brunch at La Jolla de Cody

Photography by: Kambria Fischer

Brunching at La Jolla Cove, Cody’s has moved to a second-floor unit on nearby Prospect St, where the view of the Pacific Ocean is even more spectacular. Combine this new waterfront location with the locals favorite menu item (Awesome French Toast), and the brunch couldn’t be sweeter.

Itinerary La Jolla

11:00

Shopping at Hi darling gift shop

There are bric-a-brac for everyone and for all occasions in this colorful boutique. An eclectic selection of books, accessories, stationery, candles and more are to be discovered.

Noon

Light lunch at Taco Galaxy

For an out of the ordinary taco experience, look no further than Galaxy Taco, where the mushroom taco and grilled avocado taco are unique menu items you can’t find anywhere else. Pro tip: You’ll definitely want to find out about the $ 7 taco special!

Itinerary La Jolla

1:30 p.m.

Stroll through the La Jolla caves

Photo by Sid Saxena on Unsplash

The seven sea caves at La Jolla Cove were used for smuggling alcohol during the Prohibition era. The best way to see them is by kayak, but if you’re pressed for time the Cave Store has an accessible trail into the second largest cave, Sunny Jim, for a small fee.

15:00

Take a cup of joe at Cafe Perruche

Photograph by: Haley Hill

Their selection of “Elixir Lattes” like Moon Milk, Magic Mushroom Matcha and Immortality Latte are made with superfood ingredients for a pick-me-up that you can feel good about. Take a break from tasting organic foods, homemade pastries and exclusive local parakeet roasts at this lush and adorably pink cafe.

Itinerary La Jolla

3:30 p.m.

Take a turn at Torrey Pines Golf Course

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

This legendary leading municipal golf course is a must see even if you are not a golf fan! Set off while overlooking the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean on two exciting and challenging courses nestled atop coastal cliffs.

5:30 p.m.

Enjoy a sunset dinner at Mustangs & Burros

As the sun begins to set, head towards Mustangs & Burros at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa for a delicious meal of regional cuisine. This hacienda-style restaurant is known for its comfortable and spacious patio and assortment of Baja-inspired bites with a Southern California twist. Order the hot queso fundido to start, then dip into main dishes like the duck carnitas tacos or the crispy-skinned salmon.

7:00 p.m.

See a show at The comedy store

Hailing from the legendary Los Angeles club of the same name, the La Jolla location debuted in August 1977 with David Letterman handing out the inaugural laughs. Local San Diego comics dominate the shows during the week and share the stage with LA-based comics every weekend.

Itinerary La Jolla

9:00 p.m.

Spend the night at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

For a cozy night by the sea, settle in Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa—10 acre hacienda style property in San Diego. With its lush gardens, full-service spa, saltwater pool and jacuzzi, there’s no better place to relax by the ocean. Estancia La Jolla is also pet-friendly and offers dog walking and sitting services, comfortable in-room dog beds, and locally made peanut butter treats.



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Far Cry 6 Paint the Town Guide: the 12 statues locations https://tavistockdevon.com/far-cry-6-paint-the-town-guide-the-12-statues-locations/ https://tavistockdevon.com/far-cry-6-paint-the-town-guide-the-12-statues-locations/#respond Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:19:27 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/far-cry-6-paint-the-town-guide-the-12-statues-locations/

Far Cry 6 contains a lot of side missions called Yaran Stories, and one of those missions called Paint the Town involves degrading statues in Yara’s capital, Esperanza. This mission is acquired from a character named Zenia Zayas in Mercurio Mecanico’s hideout in the West Lado district of Esperanza. His father’s last wish was to degrade the statues of Gabriel Castillo, father of Anton Castillo. However, finding these statues is no easy task, especially with the overbearing military presence in the city. Here’s where you can find and disfigure all of the Gabriel Statues in the Paint the Town mission in Far Cry 6.

Far Cry 6 Paint the locations of the city statues

There are 12 statues of Gabriel to disfigure in the Paint the Town mission. These are large rectangular monoliths surmounted by a bust of Gabriel. They are spread all over Esperanza town and you can see their locations marked on the map below.

To degrade a law, all you have to do is approach it and press the interaction button. This is the E key on PC or the Square / X button on PlayStation / Xbox. Try not to be seen by enemies while disfiguring the statues. Surprisingly, soldiers loyal to an oppressive regime don’t like it when you vandalize the statues of the leaders of that regime. Funny how it works.

The hardest part of this mission is not finding all the states, but navigating Esperanza safely. The city is under heavy military control as it is the capital of Yara, so there are soldiers patrolling most of the streets watching out for guerrilla fighters like you. Fortunately, you can use the many secret guerrilla paths to navigate the streets while still being out of sight. These are marked with blue lines on your map. Try to use them instead of the main roads, especially if you have to go through a military checkpoint.

After disfiguring all the statues, return to Zenia Zayas to complete this Yaran story. She will become available as the leader of Los Bandidos, and you’ll receive a Yellow Paint Bucket Weapon Charm as well as a good chunk of XP.

Far cry 6 is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Google Stadia, and Amazon Luna. Check out our review of the game here.

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Chorley ‘must enjoy G7 summit with official city guide’ https://tavistockdevon.com/chorley-must-enjoy-g7-summit-with-official-city-guide/ https://tavistockdevon.com/chorley-must-enjoy-g7-summit-with-official-city-guide/#respond Wed, 29 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/chorley-must-enjoy-g7-summit-with-official-city-guide/

A resident of Chorley believes the borough is failing to capitalize on its newfound fame after the recent G7 Presidents’ Conference by not having an official city guide.

Graham Archer, 84, says he has previously asked Chorley City Council to invest in a printed flyer – and an accompanying online version – to promote all the area has to offer.

As the champion of what he describes as “a wonderful city”, he was delighted to see Chorley in the global spotlight at the international conference at Astley Hall – but dismayed that there wasn’t what he was doing. dit should be a standard marketing tool for any self-respecting town.

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Graham says a paper guide would benefit those who have been to Chorley and decide what to do when they get there – with the online version helping tempt visitors in the first place. He is particularly unimpressed with the Borough’s current internet presence as part of the larger Lancashire and North West tourist sites.

Graham said: “There is hardly anything available to publicize the city and enjoy [of the G7]. We had known for a while that the world’s attention would be on us and that we should have had a guide. I put the “Chorley Town Guide” into a search engine and was directed to the Visit North West site – which even mentions Botany Bay, which has been closed for ages.

“If you go to the Check Out Chorley site, it gives you half a dozen dates for things that are this month – then invites you to download a copy of a magazine dated March 2020.”

Graham, from the Midlands, says “plans are underway” for traders in the town to produce their own guidebook independent of the council – and he has collected literature from his trips to other market towns as examples to shape design.



Nancy Pelosi and Amy Sasaki at Astley Hall

“One of the most important things is that he has a good card. When people come here, we don’t have a tourist office anymore – so we need to have stores that distribute guides and put them in pamphlet dispensers in places like the bus station and train station. Chorley is in a privileged position to take advantage of the fact that we have a booming market. The board has invested in this to their credit – and they really should take their hat off. “

Malcolm Allen, president of the Chorley Traders’ Alliance, told the Local Democracy Reporting Service that retailers in the city are working with the council to produce a map for visitors.

Councilor Peter Wilson, deputy head of Chorley Council, said it had been “an amazing few months” for the borough – and there was a lot more to come.

He said: “With the return of the Chorley Flower Show – which saw over 14,000 people come to Astley Park – the incredible G7 Speakers’ Conference, which has firmly placed the Borough on the world stage, and the lovely picnic in the park for all the family, we have had more people than ever flock to the center. We have some amazing events coming up including the big chorley weekend and of course the return of our annual Christmas activities.



Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, arrives at Astley Hall and is greeted by Steve Holgate, Mayor of Chorley.
Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, arrives at Astley Hall and is greeted by Steve Holgate, Mayor of Chorley.

“We are passionate about our downtown areas and consistently showcase what Chorley has to offer. We are in regular communication with our businesses and traders and alongside a series of promotional activities and events that have been and are being planned, we are also developing a new version of our downtown plan.

“We have current maps available – however, we are working with traders to get their views and feedback on a new look map. This card will be available throughout the center and in key areas such as our car parks.

“Chorley is an amazing place with so much to offer including our incredible market, our abundance of popular shopping and leisure and entertainment facilities and I look forward to welcoming people to the Borough this season autumn winter. “

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Is Chorley missing a tourist tip by not having a city guide? https://tavistockdevon.com/is-chorley-missing-a-tourist-tip-by-not-having-a-city-guide/ https://tavistockdevon.com/is-chorley-missing-a-tourist-tip-by-not-having-a-city-guide/#respond Mon, 27 Sep 2021 17:03:00 +0000 https://tavistockdevon.com/is-chorley-missing-a-tourist-tip-by-not-having-a-city-guide/

Graham Archer, 84, says he has previously asked Chorley City Council to invest in a printed flyer – and an accompanying online version – to promote all the area has to offer.

As a champion of what he describes as “a wonderful city”, he was delighted to see Chorley come under the leadership of world projector at the international conference at Astley Hall – but dismayed it doesn’t have what it says should be a standard marketing tool for any self-respecting market town.

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Graham Archer with examples of the type of guides produced by other towns that he thinks Chorley could benefit from (Image: Neil Cross)

Graham says a paper guide would benefit those who have been to Chorley and decide what to do when they get there – with the online version helping tempt visitors in the first place.

He is particularly unimpressed with the Borough’s current internet presence as part of the larger Lancashire and North West tourist sites.

“There is almost nothing available to publicize the city and enjoy [of the G7]. We had known for a while that the world’s attention would be on us and that we should have had a guide.

“I put the ‘Chorley Town Guide‘ on a search engine and was directed to the Visit North West site, which even mentions Botany Bay, which has been closed for ages.

“If you go to the Check Out Chorley site, it gives you half a dozen dates for things that are this month – then invites you to download a copy of a magazine dated March 2020.”

Graham, originally from the Midlands but who has lived in Chorley for over 30 years, says “plans are underway” for traders in the town to produce their own guidebook independent of the council – and he has collected literature from his travels in other market towns as examples to help shape the design.

“One of the most important things is that he has a good card. When people come here, we don’t have a tourist office anymore – so we need to have stores that distribute guides and put them in pamphlet dispensers in places like the bus station and train station.

“Chorley is in a privileged position to take advantage of the fact that we have a growing market. The board has invested in this to their credit – and they really should take their hat off. “

Malcolm Allen, chairman of the Chorley Traders’ Alliance, told the Lancashire Post and the Chorley Guardian that the town’s retailers are working with the council to produce a card for visitors.

Cllr Peter Wilson, deputy chief of Chorley council, said it had been “an amazing few months” for the borough – and there was a lot more to come.

“With the return of the Chorley Flower Show – which saw over 14,000 people come to Astley Park – the incredible G7 Speakers’ Conference, which put the Borough firmly on the world stage, and the charming picnic in the park for the whole family we have had more people flock to the center than ever before. We have some amazing events coming up including the big chorley weekend and of course the return of our annual activities of Christmas.

“We are passionate about our downtown areas and consistently showcase what Chorley has to offer. We are in regular communication with our businesses and traders and alongside a series of promotional activities and events that have been and are being planned, we are also developing a new version of our downtown plan.

“We have current maps available – however, we are working with traders to get their views and feedback on a new look map. This card will be available throughout the center and in key areas such as our car parks.

“Chorley is an amazing place with so much to offer including our amazing market, our abundance of popular shopping and leisure and entertainment facilities and I look forward to welcoming people to the Borough this season fall / winter, ”added Cllr Wilson.

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