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Top Marks for Abbey Manchester Students in Mathematics Competition

It's Top Marks for Abbey Manchester Students

Gifted mathematicians from Abbey College Manchester excelled in a prestigious mathematics competition recently, with one talented student entering the next stage of the competition, reserved for the brightest 1000 students in the country. Students from the city centre-based college competed against 650,000 others from across the nation in the highly respected tournament, organised by the UK Mathematics Trust. The cohort put their knowledge ...

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Homing in on Tradition

Throughout the 20th century most Cheshire towns boasted a flourishing pigeon racing fraternity. Local people, from all walks of life, sharing their passion for a hobby offering opportunities to socialise and exchange useful tips and sharing many of the skills associated with training successful race horses. As the number of people taking up the hobby fell over the years, club memberships ...

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Macclesfield students secure Cambridge offers

A trio of talented young scientists from Macclesfield will be heading to the one of the world’s great universities if they make their grades in this summer’s A-level examinations. All three King’s pupils come from Macclesfield, all study science related subjects and all hope to be travelling down to Cambridge University in September after receiving top offers this week. Pictured (from the ...

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A Grand Design

Waterbank is an exclusive collection of five strikingly designed homes by Property Alliance Group, set within a tranquil woodland backdrop in Prestbury, one of the most picturesque villages in Cheshire. It’s certainly an accomplished piece of residential architecture that wouldn’t be out of place on the property programme, Grand Designs. Johanna Bolhoven spoke with lead architect on the project, Annabelle Tugby, to find out ...

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Your Chance to Win A Mini-Break for TWO

Your Chance to Win A Mini-Break for TWO - Bed, Full English Breakfast, Dinner + Bottle of Wine - at a recently refurbished, historic Cheshire pub, courtesy of Robinsons Brewery The historic Legh Arms pub in Prestbury, Cheshire, has reopened its doors following a substantial investment by Cheshire Family Brewers, Robinsons Brewery. The pub, which has been owned by Robinsons since 1939 and dates back ...

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1Q8A0394LeghArmsYour Chance to Win A Mini-Break for TWO

Your Chance to Win A Mini-Break for TWO – Bed, Full English Breakfast, Dinner + Bottle of Wine – at a recently refurbished, historic Cheshire pub, courtesy of Robinsons Brewery The historic Legh Arms pub in Prestbury, Cheshire, has reopened its doors following a substantial investment by Cheshire Family Brewers, Robinsons Brewery. The pub, which has been owned […]

Amanda McAlisterHead of leading family law firm welcomes new stalking protection orders

One of Cheshire’s most respected family law solicitors today welcomed the new Stalking Protection Orders, as they will help many people currently going through the divorce or dissolution process. Amanda McAlister, head of McAlister Family Law, said that stalking by one party of another was a not-infrequent occurrence in the separation process, and early intervention […]

Jason SlackNew headmaster for King’s School Macclesfield

King’s School Macclesfield has appointed a new headmaster who will take the helm as the historic 517-year-old school welcomes its first intake to its new £60 million campus next September. Physicist, Jason Slack, was chosen by the King’s governors following an external search by an education recruitment specialist and has been selected “from a very […]

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2-minA Grand Design

Waterbank is an exclusive collection of five strikingly designed homes by Property Alliance Group, set within a tranquil woodland backdrop in Prestbury, one of the most picturesque villages in Cheshire. It’s certainly an accomplished piece of residential architecture that wouldn’t be out of place on the property programme, Grand Designs. Johanna Bolhoven spoke with lead architect on the […]

To another.The Rickitt Reports

The Mid-Life Epiphany Recently, Prince Harry and Meghan caused quite a stir with their decision to step away from the Royal Family and follow a road less trodden. As a senior royal, Harry’s stature is certainly unique, but his situation isn’t. Everywhere I look I see people, most often in their 30s or 40s, making […]

Leonardo’s anatomical drawingThe Genius of Leonardo

  In addition to his interest in art, Malcolm Storer is a published author and accomplished ghost writer. ================================================================================= On May 02, 1519 the great artist and polymath Leonardo da Vinci passed away in Amboise, central France. To commemorate this seismic event, the Louvre Museum in Paris has opened its doors to what has to […]

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Hays Travel Northwich’s manager, Rebekah Gate, and Gemma Dudley, (left).Travel agents get ‘Elfed Up’ in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

A team of travel agents will become Santa’s little helpers for the day to raise vital funds for the Alzheimer’s Society – a cause they’re supporting in memory of their colleague’s grandmother who was struck by the cruel disease. Staff at Hays Travel in Witton Street, Northwich, will be bringing festive cheer to customers when they […]

MPS-1All brassed up and ready to blow!

Mobberley C of E Primary School has been awarded a grant of almost £3000, by The Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation, to purchase new brass instruments for their school band. Earlier this year, due to budget constraints, the school decided to change its year-6 band to an ‘all brass’ band.   The problem of how to […]

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Pictures of the filming and photography day at the United Grand Lodge of England, Freemason's Hall, London.

Photographer: Steve Blake - SquarePictures.co.ukNew film offers ‘behind the scenes’ look into the world of Cheshire Freemasons

A new film which, for the first time, offers a glimpse of what happens in the county’s Lodge rooms, has been welcomed by Cheshire Freemasons. The new film, Discover Freemasonry, shows interviews with leading Freemasons, as well as delving into Freemasonry’s unique history and symbolism, including the famous handshake. Freemasons being filmed during a ceremony inside […]

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