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Knutsford petrolhead makes the switch to electric after winning £116,000 Porsche

A Cheshire petrolhead looking to take the jump over the electric car has won Porsche Taycan Turbo worth £116,000, plus £20,000 in cash, thanks to dream car competition, BOTB. Nolan Brew, who lives in Knutsford, was surprised by the BOTB presenter Christian Williams on his doorstep this morning. “I just could not believe it, I only played BOTB for the first time ...

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Moonstone Dress £135

Spirit & Grace

Spirit & Grace is a new women’s fashion brand that is dedicated to creating beautifully constructed, high-quality clothing at an accessible price point. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of this exciting new label at specialist off-licence Laithwaite’s Wines’ northern flagship store in Alderley Edge, on Thursday 13 February, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This inspiring and original first collection by Emily ...

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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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Gaynor's Social Scene

Gaynor’s Social Scene Celebrity News * Charities * Events * Parties * Societies =========================================================== Gaynor Morgan is the daughter of former Manchester United and Scotland legend, Willie Morgan, who wore the famous no.7 shirt after George Best. Cheshire born and bred, she lives in Prestbury with husband Tim, and daughter Jess. Gaynor has turned her hand to many successful ventures over the ...

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“Sharp Scratch” - Cheshire Freemasons Provide Prostate Screening

Cheshire Freemasons have, for many years, worked with specialist organisations to prevent this terrible disease. Last week, they organised the annual prostate specific antigen (PSA) test at Stockport Masonic Guildhall. More than 160 men attended to take the test from Stockport and the surrounding areas, coming from across Cheshire, as far and wide as Knutsford, Macclesfield and Dukinfield. The PSA Team take ...

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Moonstone Dress £135Spirit & Grace

Spirit & Grace is a new women’s fashion brand that is dedicated to creating beautifully constructed, high-quality clothing at an accessible price point. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of this exciting new label at specialist off-licence Laithwaite’s Wines’ northern flagship store in Alderley Edge, on Thursday 13 February, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This […]

Bacchus and Ariadne by Titian.Anatomy of a Masterpiece

In an exclusive series of six, monthly, articles on painting, our art critic Malcolm Storer examines and dissects some of the supreme masterpieces of Western Art, scrutinising the artists who painted them, and why, when and where they were created.     ========================================================================= I want to begin the series with a work by a painter I […]

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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George and SueCheshire 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 […]

Natalie Curtis‘Beyond the Now’ – The Visual Jukebox of Natalie Curtis

If art is about one thing, it is about essence. Capturing a mood, a feeling, requires great skill and sensitivity, writes our art critic, Malcolm Storer. One such artist, Macclesfield-born conceptual photographer, Natalie Curtis — daughter of legendary Joy Division frontman, Ian Curtis — manages to do just that. Her work embodies the freedom and […]

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 […]

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fullsizeoutput_1257bGaynor’s Social Scene

Gaynor’s Social Scene Celebrity News * Charities * Events * Parties * Societies =========================================================== Gaynor Morgan is the daughter of former Manchester United and Scotland legend, Willie Morgan, who wore the famous no.7 shirt after George Best. Cheshire born and bred, she lives in Prestbury with husband Tim, and daughter Jess. Gaynor has turned her […]

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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