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Wilmslow teenager set to conquer the world of geography

Jessica Hewitt (18) from Wilmslow is set to conquer the world of Geography as she celebrates receiving two unconditional offers to study the subject post A-level from Lancaster University and the University of Birmingham. A student in demand, Jessica has also secured a reduced offer from Durham University. A sixth former at Manchester High School for Girls, Jessica will more than ...

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Carole Salmon, community fundraiser, Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and ® Sheridan Coker, Admiral Nurse at MCHT, with the Everybody Knows Somebody Dementia Appeal Forget-Me-Not pins. pins.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Asks Community To Get Crafty

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is appealing to keen crafters of all ages to make the ‘Forget-Me-Not’ flowers in blue wool with yellow centres, which can be crocheted or knitted in just a few minutes. The charity will then sell them for people to wear to show their support for those affected by Dementia. It is a great opportunity for schools, ...

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As part of Safer Internet Day 2018, Withington welcomed Digital Awareness UK co-founder Charlotte Robertson (far left) into school to inspire pupils as to how to be safe and responsible online.

Online Safety a Priority at Withington Girls' School

To mark international Safer Internet Day 2018, Withington Girls’ School held a series of events aimed at further improving digital wellbeing for pupils, culminating in an informative presentation for parents on online safety. Withington has already been working closely with Digital Awareness UK and Childnet to help its school community better understand both the implications of living life online – but in ...

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When Adam Met Katy

With Valentine's Day just around the corner [at the time of writing], my meeting with Adam and Katy Rickitt was entirely appropriate. I spent a wonderful afternoon with the loved-up couple who shared their ‘how we met’ story; the rituals that keep them connected and why they never want to leave Cheshire, writes Johanna Bolhoven. (Photography by Ian Wheat Photography)   It’s ...

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Mark Radcliffe Presents 'Folk at the Theatre' at Knutsford Music Festival

Broadcaster Mark Radcliffe has teamed up with Knutsford Town Council to host a series of gigs in the first wave of announcements for Knutsford Music Festival. The BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music DJ, who lives in the town, will transform Knutsford Little Theatre into a folk club for three nights from Friday, June 22, to Sunday, June 24. The event will ...

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L-R Matt Dawson , former England Rubgy Union player ,Lottie Kielty , 15 ,  Finn Perls , 12, Kizzy Ward , 13 , Henry Murray , 12 , Ella Hampson ,13 , Livi Baker ,13 and Kate Richardson-Walsh, GB Olympic gold medal hockey captain.
 Students from Manchester High School for Girls (MSHG) and The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) learned that young people are among the most at-risk of contracting meningitis as two top UK sports personalities visited the schools today, Monday 15th January.
Former England rugby player and BBC sports commentator, Matt Dawson, and GB Olympic gold medal hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh, were in Manchester to raise awareness of the devastating illness as part of pharmaceutical and healthcare company GSKÕs Tackle Meningitis Campaign.
 
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www.chrisbullphotographer.comTop sports figures warn of the risk of Meningitis

Students from Manchester High School for Girls (MSHG) and The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) learned that young people are among the most at-risk of contracting meningitis as two top UK sports personalities visited the schools today, Monday 15th January. Former England rugby player and BBC sports commentator, Matt Dawson, and GB Olympic gold medal hockey […]

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Nick Magliocchetti is Co-Founder and CEO of Waves – a new data-driven airline currently servicing the Channel Islands. Waves is predicated on the idea that technology and data can make flying cheaper, quicker, and more fuel-efficient. Waves holds an Aircraft Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for the Channel Islands, but will be expanding to serve the rest […]

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The Authentic Kitchen Company is a small, local, company run by Jay and Nicky Davison, a husband and wife team who set up the business with the sole aim of making a difference for those looking to buy a new kitchen and Johanna Bolhoven met up with them recently at their Knutsford showroom. Now in […]

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INC_ABP_wrightmarshall-6That’s Your Lot!

Working with rare pieces of art, antiques and collectables is a dream job for many, but for those who work at Wright Marshall auctioneers, it’s a reality. Johanna Bolhoven went to meet Rachel Houston-Holland, regional head of fine art, at their Knutsford salesroom. Wright Marshall is one of the leading auction houses serving Cheshire, Derbyshire, South Lancashire, North Wales, […]

INC_Rickitt-Shoot-252-EditWhen Adam Met Katy

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner [at the time of writing], my meeting with Adam and Katy Rickitt was entirely appropriate. I spent a wonderful afternoon with the loved-up couple who shared their ‘how we met’ story; the rituals that keep them connected and why they never want to leave Cheshire, writes Johanna Bolhoven. […]

Jessica HewittWilmslow teenager set to conquer the world of geography

Jessica Hewitt (18) from Wilmslow is set to conquer the world of Geography as she celebrates receiving two unconditional offers to study the subject post A-level from Lancaster University and the University of Birmingham. A student in demand, Jessica has also secured a reduced offer from Durham University. A sixth former at Manchester High School […]

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