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Crewe Firm Rally To Raise Funds In Memory Of Local Boy

Cheshire firm, Construction Linx, has signed up to the car rally event ‘Benidorm Or Bust’, taking place  in June 2018, to raise funds for Team Lewis Trust, a charity set up in memory of 7-year-old Lewis Crossley from Crewe. The Benidorm Or Bust event is a 1,400-mile driving challenge to Benidorm over 4 days, between 13 and 16 June, and participants ...

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Cllr Neil Forbes, Mayor of Knutsford (seated) with L-R Mayoress of Knutsford, Jacqueline Forbes, Cllr Samantha Moss, Mayor of Middlewich, Cllr Lesley Smetham, Deputy Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Sarah-Jane Gilmore, Mayor of Poynton, Cllr Charles Booth, Mayor of Congleton and their Consorts.

Knutsford Mayor's Charity Ball gets a 'Thumbs-Up' from 'The Jury'

Mayor of Knutsford, Cllr Neil Forbes, welcomed more than 150 guests to his Charity Ball at The Courthouse in Knutsford recently. A combination of sponsorship, tickets sales, prize balloons, silent auction, magnificent tombola and raffle ticket sales helped raise more than £7,400 for the Mayor’s local charities - Mid-Cheshire Riding for the Disabled, Knutsford Youth Orchestra and Knutsford Friendship Café. The Courthouse ...

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Happy Bunnies nursery changes hands

Happy Bunnies nursery changes hands

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co is pleased to announce the recent sale of Frodsham Happy Bunnies. Located in Frodsham, Cheshire, this day care nursery has an effective operating capacity for 85 children and has been sold on a leasehold basis to expanding childcare provider, Kids Planet Limited. The property comprises a detached, two-storey, former pub conversion set within private ...

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Nantwich teen scores place on flagship hospitality programme

A young Cheshire hotelier has been named as the first recruit for a new collaborative management trainee course in partnership with hotel management company RBH and University College Birmingham. High-flier, Charlotte Parr (19), scored the first of 25 sought-after places on the foundation degree programme after impressing bosses in her conferencing and events role at historic Crewe Hall Hotel, which is ...

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Sailing Club offers FREE 'Sailing Taster Days'

On Saturday May 12, Redesmere Sailing Club is offering visitors an opportunity to experience sailing on Redesmere Lake which is set in beautiful countryside not far from Capesthorne Hall. The informal event is designed to show the club’s activities to potential members and to offer visitors the opportunity for a trial sail with an experienced sailor if they wish.  No previous ...

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Rydal park run-2Simon Smith on the importance of wellbeing and parkruns

Simon Smith arrived at Rydal Penrhos in January 2017 following six years at Haileybury as deputy head (Academic), where he taught History and was also a senior boarding house tutor, Year 7 tutor and refereed many football and rugby matches. Prior to Haileybury, Simon was at Worth School in Sussex for 11 years where he […]

INC_Rickitt-Shoot-252-EditWhen Adam Met Katy

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner [at the time of writing], my meeting with Adam and Katy Rickitt was entirely appropriate. I spent a wonderful afternoon with the loved-up couple who shared their ‘how we met’ story; the rituals that keep them connected and why they never want to leave Cheshire, writes Johanna Bolhoven. […]

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L-R Matt Dawson , former England Rubgy Union player ,Lottie Kielty , 15 ,  Finn Perls , 12, Kizzy Ward , 13 , Henry Murray , 12 , Ella Hampson ,13 , Livi Baker ,13 and Kate Richardson-Walsh, GB Olympic gold medal hockey captain.
 Students from Manchester High School for Girls (MSHG) and The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) learned that young people are among the most at-risk of contracting meningitis as two top UK sports personalities visited the schools today, Monday 15th January.
Former England rugby player and BBC sports commentator, Matt Dawson, and GB Olympic gold medal hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh, were in Manchester to raise awareness of the devastating illness as part of pharmaceutical and healthcare company GSKÕs Tackle Meningitis Campaign.
 
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The Manchester Grammar School
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www.chrisbullphotographer.comTop sports figures warn of the risk of Meningitis

Students from Manchester High School for Girls (MSHG) and The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) learned that young people are among the most at-risk of contracting meningitis as two top UK sports personalities visited the schools today, Monday 15th January. Former England rugby player and BBC sports commentator, Matt Dawson, and GB Olympic gold medal hockey […]

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Two students from Withington are celebrating places in the international finals of science Olympiad competitions this summer - Sasha Geim (left) will represent the UK in Chemistry and Eleanor Edwards (right) has secured her place on the UK Linguistics Olympiad team.Team GB Olympiads Successes for Two Withington Girls’ School Students

Withington Girls’ School sixth formers, Sasha Geim and Eleanor Edwards, have been selected to represent the UK in this year’s International Science Olympiads after being ranked among the country’s top young scientists in their fields. Following a rigorous selection process, which included written tests and academically-challenging residential training camps, Sasha was chosen for both the […]

Gareth Williams left with his Team Lewis team mates with the car set for Benidorm or Bust (002)Crewe Firm Rally To Raise Funds In Memory Of Local Boy

Cheshire firm, Construction Linx, has signed up to the car rally event ‘Benidorm Or Bust’, taking place  in June 2018, to raise funds for Team Lewis Trust, a charity set up in memory of 7-year-old Lewis Crossley from Crewe. The Benidorm Or Bust event is a 1,400-mile driving challenge to Benidorm over 4 days, between […]

Charlotte ParrNantwich teen scores place on flagship hospitality programme

A young Cheshire hotelier has been named as the first recruit for a new collaborative management trainee course in partnership with hotel management company RBH and University College Birmingham. High-flier, Charlotte Parr (19), scored the first of 25 sought-after places on the foundation degree programme after impressing bosses in her conferencing and events role at […]

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sarah bradleyLocal mum organises the prom she never had to raise money for charity

Local mum, Sarah Bradley is organising a Prom for grown ups on 25th November at Shrigley Hall in Cheshire. She had the idea for the prom when she was invited to watch the young leaders from her local Bollington Brownie Group that she volunteered with arriving at their leavers ball. Sarah says “ I was […]

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Runway on the Runway, one of the most exciting and innovative charity fashion events of recent years, scooped the award for Best Fundraising Event at the North-West Charity Awards held at the prestigious Midlands Hotel in Manchester earlier this month. The inaugural awards celebrated and recognised North West charities and not-for-profit organisations for their outstanding […]

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Q. Do you have any tips on how to shop for the best vintage jewellery? A. We asked vintage jewellery expert, Jennifer Gibson. “I’m often asked for tips on how to buy vintage successfully,” says Jennifer. “My advice is simple and mirrors my own buying techniques with 3 simple steps. Firstly, it has to be love […]