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All brassed up and ready to blow!

Mobberley C of E Primary School has been awarded a grant of almost £3000, by The Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation, to purchase new brass instruments for their school band. Earlier this year, due to budget constraints, the school decided to change its year-6 band to an ‘all brass’ band.   The problem of how to fund this was solved when chair of ...

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Award winners at Marketing Cheshire's Annual Tourism Awards

Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2019 - The Winners!

The winners of the 15th Marketing Cheshire Annual Tourism Awards have been announced at a glittering awards ceremony at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Knutsford, hosted by TV presenter, Lucy Nicholls. The Awards, attended by 300 guests, recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals working in Cheshire’s visitor economy, now worth more than £3.5 billion. The 2019 ...

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Rob Turnbull, Trevor Smart and Martin Gouldsbrough with wives partners, family and friends

Sandbach Freemasons’ Casino Night raises £780 for charity

Sandbach Masonic Hall recently held a fun casino night with Lodge members, family and friends all invited. The event was hosted by an ‘international’ team of Freemasons, all members of lodges which meet in Sandbach - Rob Turnbull representing England, Thomas Eves from South African and Meurig Williams from Wales. Rob Turnbull, who has also organised Open Days at the Hall said: ...

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Knutsford's 'High Street Hero'

Knutsford retailer, Peter Murray, has been shortlisted as a 'High Street Hero' in the 2019 Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards. GBHS Awards is a national competition run by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in partnership with Visa. The 'High Street Hero' category highlights exceptional independent business owners, or their employees, who run great initiatives / programmes designed to improve ...

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Councillor Mick Warren with staff and local residents at Bromley Farm Community Centre in Congleton.

Latest Connected Communities Centre Unveiled

Residents came together to help celebrate the opening of the latest Connected Communities centre in Cheshire East. Bromley Farm Community Centre, in Congleton, has become the latest Connected Communities centre to open its doors – offering local people support services, advice, information and a place to meet. There are now thirty-three such centres across the borough. Bromley Farm Community Development Trust is a ...

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Photo courtesy of Tatton PhotographyKnutsford’s ‘High Street Hero’

Knutsford retailer, Peter Murray, has been shortlisted as a ‘High Street Hero’ in the 2019 Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards. GBHS Awards is a national competition run by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in partnership with Visa. The ‘High Street Hero’ category highlights exceptional independent business owners, or their employees, who run […]

Janna Caley welcomes Ruth Gresty to Boxed Red MarketingBoxed Red Marketing welcomes new managing director

Award-winning marketing agency, Boxed Red, has appointment a new managing director. Ruth Gresty, has joined the team to drive the business forward through its next phase of expansion. Ruth, from Knutsford, hss more than 20 years’ experience in consumer marketing, delivering highly successful marketing campaigns for some of the UK’s best known brands including Durex, […]

AnnetteBoden(6)A Soul’s Purpose – Knutsford-based hypno-psychotherapist and counsellor, Annette Boden

Positive psychology is a science of positive aspects of human life, such as happiness, well-being and flourishing…. and it can be found in abundance in the soul of Annette Boden. Johanna Bolhoven went along to meet Knutsford-based hypno-psychotherapist and counsellor, Annette, to find out more. Annette Boden is an emotional well-being and stress management consultant with more than […]

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Event Sponsors - pic courtesy of Tatton PhotographyYour open invitation to Knutsford’s Pumpkin Path

Knutsford is getting ready to welcome residents and visitors alike to its annual Pumpkin Path trail on October 31st – from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. Knutsford Town Council is organising the event along with many of the town’s retailers and businesses. The event will see youngsters and parents scouring King Street’s shops and restaurants to find […]

Dorothy Perkins Dress (1)Pretty prints please

We’re all well versed by now that animal print is fashion’s new neutral, and the interminable pattern remains at the forefront of our wardrobes for Autumn Winter 2019; according to the fashion bible that is the Sunday Times Style Magazine, zebra is the new alpha animal print. I’m not much of a wild personality (the foundation of my […]

MPS-1All brassed up and ready to blow!

Mobberley C of E Primary School has been awarded a grant of almost £3000, by The Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation, to purchase new brass instruments for their school band. Earlier this year, due to budget constraints, the school decided to change its year-6 band to an ‘all brass’ band.   The problem of how to […]

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Pictures of the filming and photography day at the United Grand Lodge of England, Freemason's Hall, London.

Photographer: Steve Blake - SquarePictures.co.ukNew film offers ‘behind the scenes’ look into the world of Cheshire Freemasons

A new film which, for the first time, offers a glimpse of what happens in the county’s Lodge rooms, has been welcomed by Cheshire Freemasons. The new film, Discover Freemasonry, shows interviews with leading Freemasons, as well as delving into Freemasonry’s unique history and symbolism, including the famous handshake. Freemasons being filmed during a ceremony inside […]

Salters Den Judges 2019Can you succeed in Salters Den?

Applications are now open for the 2019 Salters Den competition. If you are an entrepreneur, or business start-up, located in the Northwich or Winsford areas and you started trading on or after January 01, 2018, then you are eligible to enter. Has your new business already preformed above expectations? Are you looking to expand? Would […]

Bonsai-1The Art of Bonsai

The ancient Japanese art of bonsai has been practiced for thousands of years. Its goal is to produce small, perfectly formed trees that mimic the shape and scale of their full-size relatives, writes our art critic Malcolm Storer. On a bright sunny day in Mobberley recently I went along to meet one of the latest […]

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