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Pete Lloyd and wife Emma with son Andrew (4) and daughter Robyn (2).

Handforth dad is flying high again!

Pete Lloyd used to earn his living moving planes around - now he is keeping parcels on the go writes Andy Buckley (@BuckoMedia). Pete lost his job as operations controller at Thomas Cook in September, when the airline collapsed. The father-of-two soon found work with a courier business until that, too, went out of business within weeks of his arrival. His luck ...

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Cheshire Freemasons Support Local Carers in time of Emergency

Ex Guardsman and active Freemason George Hughes, regularly supports the Chester and District Federation of the Blind (CDFB). During the Covid-19 lockdown, the organisation has been forced to close all clubs and shops resulting in a lack of much needed funds, something George and fellow members of Runcorn’s Freemasons Lodge were determined to do something about. A volunteer for 9 years, George ...

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Win a TWO-Day City Staycation for TWO at the New ibis Budget Sheffield Centre St Mary’s Gate Hotel

INCheshire magazine & Prestbury Living magazine have teamed up with the brand-new ibis Budget Sheffield Centre – St Mary’s Gate Hotel to offer one lucky reader and their guest a brilliant two-night stay for the ultimate city staycation! The new-build city centre hotel opened for the first time this summer, and as part of the Velocity Tower the hotel makes up ...

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Anatomy of a Masterpiece - 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon' by Pablo Picasso

In the second in his series of six articles, our art critic, Malcolm Storer, examines and dissects another supreme masterpiece of western art, scrutinising the artist and why, when and where it was created.     Nowadays the term 'changed the course of western art' is an overused, hackneyed expression. But in this case, there is just no denying it. Quite simply, ...

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Anatomy of a Masterpiece - 'Obnoxious Liberals' by John-Michel Basquiat

In the fourth in his series of six articles, our art critic Malcolm Storer examines and dissects some of the supreme masterpieces of Western Art, scrutinising the artists who made them, and why, when and where they were created. 'Obnoxious Liberals' by John-Michel Basquiat New York. !980. After years of civic corruption, the Big Apple is on the brink of bankruptcy. The ...

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Pete Lloyd and wife Emma with son Andrew (4) and daughter Robyn (2).Handforth dad is flying high again!

Pete Lloyd used to earn his living moving planes around – now he is keeping parcels on the go writes Andy Buckley (@BuckoMedia). Pete lost his job as operations controller at Thomas Cook in September, when the airline collapsed. The father-of-two soon found work with a courier business until that, too, went out of business […]

InCheshire selection (1)‘Smile, You’re on Covid Camera!’

In this difficult time of lockdown, when boredom sets in and tempers start to fray, it’s nice when someone in the community comes along with an idea to cheer everyone up and bring people together, writes Malcolm Storer. For the lucky residents of Mobberley, in Cheshire, that ‘someone’ is their very own lifestyle and branding […]

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 […]

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7P7A0459-Edit-copyWin a TWO-Day City Staycation for TWO at the New ibis Budget Sheffield Centre St Mary’s Gate Hotel

INCheshire magazine & Prestbury Living magazine have teamed up with the brand-new ibis Budget Sheffield Centre – St Mary’s Gate Hotel to offer one lucky reader and their guest a brilliant two-night stay for the ultimate city staycation! The new-build city centre hotel opened for the first time this summer, and as part of the […]

Mrs Janet Dallimore‘A Message From the Head’ – Independent Education

What is striking about this country’s independent education sector is the number of, and diversity of, the schools available to choose from, writes Matthew Robinson. Whilst this is a positive, and whilst it provides optimal choice, it can sometimes feel overwhelming for parents as they start the process of choosing the school which will be […]

Malcolm JohnsonOar-Inspiring – The Olympic Headmaster

It’s not every school that can boast having a former Olympic flat-water canoeist as its head teacher, but Greenbank Preparatory School in Cheadle can, writes Malcolm Storer.   Malcolm Johnson took up the post two years ago, and already he is instilling into his pupils the same drive and determination that propelled him to become […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Talented Abbey College Manchester Student Showcases Talents for CharityStudents Showcase their Talents for Charity

Students and staff at Abbey College Manchester took to the stage to raise vital funds for Wood Street Mission, a charity which assists children and families living on a low income in Manchester and Salford. During the spectacular evening, guests were treated to highly talented singing and instrumental performances at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross […]

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