A Tribute to James Kirk VC 1897 – 1918. James Kirk died tragically young and is the only one of the Tameside VC’s to have been awarded the medal posthumously. His death came 7 days before the end of the First World War.
Moxie positively jumped at the chance to mingle at Oddfellows on the Park, the sumptuous new 22-bedroom hotel on Bruntwood Park, which connects Cheadle Hulme and Cheadle. New life has been breathed into the long-unloved Bruntwood Hall – but with total respect to its history and heritage. The result is a masterpiece, bringing the past to life in a very current way.
The original Congregational Church, with its traditional, tall and imposing spire stood on Swann Lane from around 1870 until it sadly burned down. The new Cheadle Hulme URC occupies a rather more modern building, but the traditional values are still very much in place – with a twenty-first-century twist.