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Headmistress, Helen Jeys and Debbie Dawson, director of Development receive the ISA National Award for academic excellence and innovation (002)

AESG’s national award for ‘Academic Excellence and Innovation’

Alderley Edge School for Girls has won the prestigious national award for ‘Academic Excellence and Innovation’ from the Independent Schools Association (ISA). The school received news of the accolade from ISA CEO, Neil Roskilly, and guest speaker, Paralympic gold medallist Danny Crates, at the recent Autumn Study Conference Gala Dinner. AESG was also named a finalist for ‘Excellence and Innovation in Pupils’ ...

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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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PICASSO METAMORPHOSIS

Photography by Rebecca Eastment. "Good artists borrow, great artists steal," said Picasso. And he should know. The little Spanish master ransacked the whole of art history, recycling and transforming famous images as he rampaged his way to greatness, writes our art critic, Malcolm Storer.  PICASSO METAMORPHOSIS A perfect example of this is now the subject of a major exhibition just opened at the Palazzo ...

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Knutsford Market Hall welcomes Tatton Photography

Tatton Photography, launched in 2016 by Knutsford resident, Dan Holland, has joined the progressive family of traders based at Knutsford Market Hall. With a degree in documentary and fine art photography, Dan has worked on several high-profile advertising campaigns. Specialising in studio portraiture, he will offer a range of services including handmade photographic art; photographic portraits; weddings; commercial photography;  photographic tutoring; photographic ...

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Jamie Chadwick Director of Technology Enhanced Learning and Neal Plews IT Development Manager receive their award from Apple (002)

AESG named 'Apple Distinguished School'

Alderley Edge School for Girls has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021. This is a key milestone for the school’s Technology Enhanced Learning Strategy which began in 2014. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use Apple products to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. They showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching ...

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Jamie Chadwick Director of Technology Enhanced Learning and Neal Plews IT Development Manager receive their award from Apple (002)AESG named ‘Apple Distinguished School’

Alderley Edge School for Girls has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021. This is a key milestone for the school’s Technology Enhanced Learning Strategy which began in 2014. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use Apple products to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. They showcase innovative […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Tatton PhotographyKnutsford Market Hall welcomes Tatton Photography

Tatton Photography, launched in 2016 by Knutsford resident, Dan Holland, has joined the progressive family of traders based at Knutsford Market Hall. With a degree in documentary and fine art photography, Dan has worked on several high-profile advertising campaigns. Specialising in studio portraiture, he will offer a range of services including handmade photographic art; photographic […]

IMG_0914PICASSO METAMORPHOSIS

Photography by Rebecca Eastment. “Good artists borrow, great artists steal,” said Picasso. And he should know. The little Spanish master ransacked the whole of art history, recycling and transforming famous images as he rampaged his way to greatness, writes our art critic, Malcolm Storer.  PICASSO METAMORPHOSIS A perfect example of this is now the subject of […]

The Lodge room in all its gloryVale Royal Freemasons ‘come home’

The Blue Cap in Sandiway can trace its history back to 1716 when it was a coaching inn and over the years has seen many owners and landlords. Now owned by Greene King, it recently revived a piece of that long-lasting heritage when Vale Royal Lodge of Cheshire Freemasons returned to make it their home […]

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Royce Yu (Centre 209) Abbey College Manchester Student and Go Karting Champion (002)Student Races to Success

Talented Abbey College Manchester karting champion, Chen Yiu Royce Yu (16), is celebrating a year of exceptional motoring successes. The A-level student who studies business, chemistry and economics at the city centre-based college, began racing at the age of 13 and currently competes in the X30 Senior Class of the IAME (Italian American Motor Engineering) South East Asian […]

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 […]