Village Hall

On Saturday 22nd May 1965 Jimmy Saville opened the £7000 Mow Cop, Mount Pleasant and Bank’s new Village Hall. It was estimated that during the day 1500 people turned out for the opening

There was a 5 a side football with no fewer than 29 teams entered. In the evening, local wrestler Bill Ogden, organised wrestling bouts in the marquee. The most popular bout was a tag team effort with Bill Ogden teaming up with George Goldie to fight John Hall and Jack Santos, the later being the winners.

Pictures courtesy of "The Congleton Chronicle"©