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Julia Chard of Mr Simms

Pumpkin Path leads to a great night in Knutsford

Knutsford town centre celebrated Halloween on October 31st with its annual Pumpkin Path event. Families and friends of all ages gathered together, many in elaborate and amazing costumes, to celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe and friendly way. Visitors had to hunt out 11 special pumpkins carved with letters spelling ‘Pumpkin Path’ which were dotted along King Street and the surrounding roads.  ...

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Zoe Leyland

WINNER – Feder ring competition

I don’t know about you, but I always get the ‘feel good’ factor when giving someone a gift they really want or when being able to pass on good news to another. So, I was in my element recently when making a telephone call to Knutsford resident, Zoe Leyland, to give her the good news that she was the lucky winner ...

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Knutsford's round-up of Christmas events

Knutsford Town Council’s festive plans are well underway with some fantastic events organised for December. Look out for the new 'Christmas in Knutsford' booklet which includes a roundup of local festive events. The first weekend in December will see the festivities begin with a two-day market, featuring a reindeer parade, entertainment and light switch on in Canute Place on the Saturday of ...

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Roberta celebrates ten beautiful years

Knutsford beauty salon, Roberta Beauty Redefined, celebrates its 10th anniversary later this month. The salon, run by owner, Roberta Dyer, first opened its doors on 8 December 2008 and, since then, the business has grown significantly, moving to new, larger premises on Minshull Street last December. “When I started the business with my mum, Sue Bradley, in 2008, it was just the ...

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Amanda McAlister, Paul Webb, Nick Hodson, Donna Roberts and Matt Fleetwood

Niche legal firm trebles in size

A niche family legal business with a reputation for handling high value divorce and financial work has, in an innovative move, taken a five-strong Children Law team from Slater and Gordon and a 10-person Child Care legal team from Stephensons. The move trebles the size of the McAlister business and creates a unique offering designed to be disruptive to traditional family ...

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GRAYS-001 (002)Your Chance to Win A mini-break for two in historic York at Grays Court Hotel

Beautiful, historic, York is offering one lucky reader the chance to win *Two nights’ bed and breakfast for Two – with dinner on one evening – at Grays Court Hotel in York. This is the only privately-owned residence in York with direct access to the city walls and is the oldest inhabited house in the […]

John Doyle in uniform-Mary and Ruth Spiers-with their nephew Henry Hesketh to the rear.A Cheshire family celebrates, mourns and remembers

2018 has proved to be a year of mixed emotions for Henry Hesketh and his family; a year of celebrations, traumatic loss and remembrance. Like most grandfathers, eighty-three-year-old Henry Hesketh is very proud of his family; his elders, his children, his grandchildren and those who are no longer with us. Take his aunts – Dorothy, […]

King's Macc.2jpgStellar set of GCSE results at King’s School Macclesfield

The King’s School’s students produced a stellar set of GCSE results, with pupils and staff celebrating a steep rise in the very best grades. This year, 27% of all grades were at 9 or 8, formerly the A* grade, up from 20% last year. A huge 47% of all grades are at 9 – 7, or A*/A. Some three quarters of all grades […]

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KNUTS-2Knutsford’s round-up of Christmas events

Knutsford Town Council’s festive plans are well underway with some fantastic events organised for December. Look out for the new ‘Christmas in Knutsford’ booklet which includes a roundup of local festive events. The first weekend in December will see the festivities begin with a two-day market, featuring a reindeer parade, entertainment and light switch on […]

ROBERTA 10TH ANNIVERSARY 1 (002)Roberta celebrates ten beautiful years

Knutsford beauty salon, Roberta Beauty Redefined, celebrates its 10th anniversary later this month. The salon, run by owner, Roberta Dyer, first opened its doors on 8 December 2008 and, since then, the business has grown significantly, moving to new, larger premises on Minshull Street last December. “When I started the business with my mum, Sue […]

IMG_20180403_161554Tall stories

I’m always lamenting that one size never fits all on the high street – the great mystery of buying clothes is that I can be too big for a 12 in one shop and too small for a 10 next door! When it comes to sizing, every designer and high street label is different… Which […]

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Cheshire squad at DrapersBest of the best

Some of our wonderful Cheshire boutiques celebrated their ‘best of the best’ nomination at the Drapers Independents Awards 2018 at the Brewery in London on Wednesday 12 September, including Black White Denim in Wilmslow, Cocaranti in Knutsford, Pixie Childrenswear and See-Saw Lingerie in Hale, and The Edit in Knutsford. The awards celebrate innovation and talent […]

holiday-suitcaseOver the limit!

Q. I always pack WAY more clothes than I need for a holiday. How do I create a capsule wardrobe that will see me through 2-weeks? A. These eight essential items will get you through every holiday: Maxi dress, shirt-dress or playsuit. From 5 star cruises and exotic beach holidaysto European city breaks, maxi dresses are relevant […]

North Wets Charity awards 2Runway on the Runway cruises to victory

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 […]