The beautiful village of Tattenhall in Cheshire
Webteam: August 2015
With a month under our belts, a moment of reflection on the new 'Tattenhall Online' Website.
Statistics reveal that since our official launch on 1 July we have had a total of 6,907 visitors to the site, looking at an amazing 19,249 stories.
Some of those stories have received an astonishing number of 'hits' — the potential closure of our High Street Post Office received over 900 hits whilst the stories that we ran on the plight of school children using the bus to Bishop Heber School and then the 'U' turn by the Council received 534 hits.
Stories relating to The Park Primary School have obviously been really popular with our much loved new resident 'Seymour' being a true favourite, together with the end of term 'Beach Party' on the Flacca.
We have covered some amazing sports features. Sprinter (Shannon Malone) who was recently triumphant in the 4x100m European Junior Championships in Sweden was actually trained here in Tattenhall (279 hits). Our very own Rob Pearson and Bala Town's footballing exploits in European competition, were also very popular stories (634 hits), as was Henry Dobson's selection for the North of England Junior Cricket (202 hits) Our match reports from our hallowed cricket ground at The Flacca, the spiritual home of Sport Tattenhall, have also been very favourably received.
We have also covered diverse issues such as: a local barn fire and road closure; Tattenhall as a Sandstone Ridge village, our flying clergy; the visit of our local MP; the launch of both the newly renovated Ice Cream Farm and the Frog Lane Retirement Village, exciting job vacancies as well as musical, artistic and literary extravaganzas, the list goes on!
The Webteam has been rewarded with some very positive feedback and for this we thank you:
What you said ...
'First and foremost, the website looks amazing (I found it via Facebook). It is amazing how much we have going on in our village'!
'Congratulations — I think the new website is really fantastic!'
'...great website everybody, well done...'
'I absolutely love the website and will definitely be using it'.
'Hi, will just start by saying how great it is to have a village website!'
'Thanks for giving us such great publicity'.
'I would just like to say a very big THANK YOU to your website in locating a precious Silver Necklace lost..."
'What an excellent article 'During this month in History' is'.
'I've just read your front end piece on the Home page and hadn't tried the Transport Links. What a good idea!
Please keep these articles coming into 'Contact Us'. This is your Website; the more you contribute, the more everyone finds out what is happening. Let's build on our first month!
'Help make www.tattenhall.org everyone's new First Port of Call'!
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Ditzy Rose Makery, High Street, Tattenhall
At The Flacca