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Winning Cheshire jockey beats cancer

Macclesfield’s Gemma Garton was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in February 2014. She was treated at The Christie Hospital and, in July of that year, Gemma was given the all clear to resume her life as normal. This included returning to work as a project manager at Manchester Airport Group and pursuing her hobbies including playing Hockey for Alderley Edge; riding ...

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Charity launches puppy socialising scheme in Cheshire

Charity launches puppy socialising scheme in Cheshire

National charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, has announced that it will be launching a brand new puppy socialising scheme in Cheshire. The Charity is now seeking volunteers in and around Stockport, Altrincham, Knutsford and Alderley Edge, to care for and train an adorable hearing dog puppy for up to 14 months. The first puppy is expected to arrive in Cheshire ...

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Knutsford-born bridal designer launches own label

Knutsford-born bridal designer, Fiona Cooper, will launch her label - Elizabeth Cooper - at London Bridal Fashion Week 17-19th May.   Fiona was born and still lives in Tabley near Knutsford and attended Yorston Lodge primary school. Owner of The Wedding Boutique on King Street, she started her own label Elizabeth Cooper eighteen months ago and, due to the success of the collection ...

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Gorvins announces charity partnership with CRY

Stockport-based Gorvins Solicitors has teamed up with national charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) to support them in a year-long programme of fund-raising activities throughout 2015. The charity, which is commemorating its 20th anniversary this year, is fundraising to increase awareness of young sudden cardiac death (YSDC) and the shocking statistic that at least 12 young people die of undiagnosed ...

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Get the look

Get the look

Life does get very busy and the busier you get, the less time there is for tidying up - you know the feeling, the wardrobe’s full of a million things but you still feel like you have nothing to wear! With the new season upon us there is no better time to detox your wardrobe (I generally aim for March for ...

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Introducing Estados and win a leather purse!

Forget diamonds, new research from Mintel reveals handbags may now be a girl’s best friend. Indeed, I am one of the 38% who are said to prioritise handbag purchases over buying underwear (sad but true). So imagine my delight this month when I was introduced to Estados, a British brand that draws on a centuries-old […]

Deanna Mills - PrestburyPassion for biology takes Prestbury teen to Cambridge

A budding scientist, 18-year-old Deanna Mills from Prestbury, is one step closer to her dream career having been offered a place to study Natural Sciences (Biological) at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. Studying Biology and Chemistry at one of the best universities in the world has long been a goal of the ambitious Manchester High School […]

Tom proudly displays his Artic Convoy medalRussia salutes Prestbury’s Arctic Convoy hero

Prestbury’s Arctic Convoy hero, Tom Robinson, was among those World War Two veterans honoured last month by the Russian government, writes Barry Hook. Along with other veterans who risked their lives serving on naval convoys delivering much needed food, fuel and armaments to Russia during the Second World War, Mr Robinson was presented with the […]

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Andrew CurwenGorvins announces charity partnership with CRY

Stockport-based Gorvins Solicitors has teamed up with national charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) to support them in a year-long programme of fund-raising activities throughout 2015. The charity, which is commemorating its 20th anniversary this year, is fundraising to increase awareness of young sudden cardiac death (YSDC) and the shocking statistic that at least […]

Wlfrid  and William 3D modellingStudents take flight for Artsweek

Students at Mottram St Andrew Primary Academy spent a creative, imaginative week bringing the chosen topic of ‘Flight” to life last week.  The whole school ranging from ages 4-11 was transformed into a riot of colour using ideas and techniques such as form, textures, paintings, sculpture, drawings and media with help from visiting artists, teachers […]

Puppy Socialising 6Charity launches puppy socialising scheme in Cheshire

National charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, has announced that it will be launching a brand new puppy socialising scheme in Cheshire. The Charity is now seeking volunteers in and around Stockport, Altrincham, Knutsford and Alderley Edge, to care for and train an adorable hearing dog puppy for up to 14 months. The first puppy […]

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Introducing Estados and win a leather purse!

Forget diamonds, new research from Mintel reveals handbags may now be a girl’s best friend. Indeed, I am one of the 38% who are said to prioritise handbag purchases over buying underwear (sad but true). So imagine my delight this month when I was introduced to Estados, a British brand that draws on a centuries-old […]

Your style questions answered

Q. Shopping for jeans frustrates me, how do I find the perfect pair? A. There’s something about jean shopping that fills even the most experienced shopper with dread; did you know that women have, on average, 10 pairs in their wardrobes but only ever wear two of them, AND a whopping seven out of 10 […]

Victorinox launches menswear fashion concession in Manchester

Victorinox, the makers of the original Swiss army knife, have launched their first European fashion concession in House of Fraser Manchester, and I’m delighted to report that it’s everything you’d expect from a premium brand best-known for its functional and multi-purpose heritage. Inspired by the iconic Swiss army knife and using fresh and innovative fabrics, […]

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