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More than 1,000 jobs on offer

More than 1,000 roles at Manchester Airport will be available to job seekers at the Northern hub’s annual jobs fair this month. Around 25 employers will be represented at the event, which will be hosted at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket stadium on Thursday March 12 from 10am – 3pm. In addition to Manchester Airport seeking staff, others advertising positions will include ...

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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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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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Brothers Scott, Adam and Ryan Thomas with their dad, Dougie James

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Radio Show Guests   You will now find me on CCFM On Air Radio where I am presenting the Weekend Standby Show on Saturdays and Sundays 6am–10am, alongside an eclectic mix of presenters ranging from actors, radio presenters and TV personalities. My recent guests included Hanna Kinsella, beauty and brains; officially known as Dr Hanna Kinsella, she has it all and is one ...

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Cheshire Freemasons toast ‘absent friends, and those working on the front line in the NHS’

On Monday 23rd March, the first day of home working for many and millions of people now physically self-isolated, Cheshire Freemasons joined a national call for the whole community to take part in a ‘traditional toast’ at 9.00pm to ensure no one feels alone. The United Grand Lodge of England’s 200,000 strong membership, traditionally toasts ‘absent Brethren’, remembering those who are unable to attend ...

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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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Yorston-Lodge-1Independent Education – ‘Your Search Begins’

Cheshire families living throughout the county’s renown ‘Golden Triangle’ are extremely fortunate to have a wealth of top performing independent day schools from which to choose; most of which have developed successful reputations over many years for the quality of the education they provide. It is advisable to start looking at least a full year […]

Strand PalaceYour Chance to Win a ‘Mini-Break’ for Two at Strand Palace in London

Your Chance to Win a ‘Mini-Break’ for Two at Strand Palace in London incorporating Two Night’s Bed & Breakfast AND Dinner for TWO on one Evening (Subject to prevailing Covid-19 Health & Safety guidelines at that time) Strand Palace is surrounded by the best London has to offer. Set in the heart of London, the hotel […]

Anatomy-of-a-masterpiece-2Anatomy 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 […]

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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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