Lymm


Lymm

The A56 also passes through the village, connecting the nearby towns of Warrington and Altrincham.Fact|date=March 2008 Buses to Lymm are frequent.Fact|date=March 2008Or|date=March 2008

Waterways

The Bridgewater Canal passes through the centre of Lymm.Fact|date=March 2008 The Manchester Ship Canal passes to the north, and beyond its route lies the River Mersey.Fact|date=March 2008 To the east of Lymm the River Bollin flows along the village's border with Warburton and the borough of Trafford.Fact|date=March 2008

Sport

Football can be played at Lymm Rovers FC whilst Lymm Rugby Club [citeweb|url=http://www.lymmrfc.co.uk |title=Lymm Rugby Football Club|accessdate=25 March|accessyear=2008] fields four teams on a regular basis.

There is angling at Meadow View, Whitbarrow Road, Statham, where there are three man-made lakes stocked with a variety of fish.

Lymm boasts numerous other sports facilities, including Lymm Golf Club [citeweb|url=http://www.lymm-golf-club.co.uk |title=Lymm Golf Club|accessdate=25 March|accessyear=2008] and nearby High Legh Park Golf Club; Lymm Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club [citeweb|url=http://www.lymm.net/tennis/index.htm |title=Lymm Tennis Club|accessdate=25 March|accessyear=2008] ; Lymm Oughtrington Park Cricket Club [citeweb|url=http://lymmopcc.hitscricket.com/home/default.aspx |title=Lymm Oughtrington Park Cricket Club|accessdate=25 March|accessyear=2008] , whose home ground is in the former grounds of Oughtrington Hall, a former ancestral home of a cadet branch of the Leigh family; and Lymm Leisure Centre [citeweb|url=http://www.lymm.net/llc/index.htm |title=Lymm Leisure Centre|work=Lymm High School|accessdate=25 March|accessyear=2008] which is next door to the cricket club at Lymm High School. Burford Lane Farm is one`of many horse riding venues in north Cheshire.

Notable residents

*Ian Brown from the Stone Roses
*Bobby Charlton was a Lymm resident
*Matthew Corbett (best known for the puppet Sooty)
*Robert Westall, author, lived on Woodland Drive in Lymm until his death.
*Chris Bisson, "Coronation Street" and "Shameless" actor, lived in Lymm
*Walter Smith, former Everton manager
*John Stalker, former Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police

References


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