9th June 2001.
The grand parade commenced in Lymm Village centre at 1.30pm led
by Peter Powell Town Crier for Lymm & District. The Mayor of
Warrington, Sheila Woodyatt and Consort Neville Woodyatt followed
in the official car.
weather, although showery, stayed fine for the parade. A large crowd
of public support welcomed the procession through the Lymm Village
The May Queen Elect this year is Miss Daniella Clarke, she was
crowned by the retiring May Queen Miss Jessica Carville. The Rose
Bud Elect this year is Miss Tara Liversey who was crowned by the
retiring Rose Bud, Miss Rebecca Wright.
The Schools who took part in the parade were:
- Statham Primary School
- Oughtrington Primary School
- Cherry Tree School
- Little Bollington C of E School
- Rosebank Nursery
- Rainbow Day Nursery
Also in the parade were:
- 5th Lymm Brownies & Guides
- Lymm Jubilee WI
- Lymm Methodist Church Sunday School
- The Bulls Hitters
Entertaining the crowd were:
- Warrington Latchford Silver Band
- Warrington Brass Band
- Samba Street Band & Dancers
After two trips around the village the procession gathered on the
May Queen field where entertainment continued throughout the afternoon.
The local Scouts 1st Oughtrington, 3rd Lymm and 4th Lymm provided
refreshments and take-away food for all.
Thanks go to the organisational committee, especially Lynn Shaw
(festival organiser), Richard Carter, Linda Cooper, Jenny Kinder
and Anne Davies.
Thanks also to all the community helpers, procession marshalls,
St John's Ambulance, Cheshire Constabulary, and Lymm Parish Council
for their financial Support.
Once again, a great day out for all the family :-)