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Gear up and take on Cheshire and the peaks for charity

On Sunday 25th September Bruntwood’s charity bike ride, the Ellipse, is returning for its 7th year and is expecting to see hundreds of cyclists set off from Booths Park in Knutsford. The ride is all about keeping healthy, having fun and making a difference so the family owned property company is encouraging people of all ages and abilities to sign up ...

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Karla Zapolski

Online E-tailer shortlisted for Women in Business Awards 2016

Karla Zapolski, 30, is based in Alderley Edge and she is rapidly making her mark on the online luxury retail space selling designer brands with online business - www.thefashiondollz.com. The owner of the business, Karla has just been shortlisted for the ‘Young Entrepreneur’ category at the Woman in Business Awards 2016 and has recently been a guest speaker at PURE LONDON ...

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Superb A-level results for Manchester's oldest girls' school

Students at Manchester’s oldest girls’ school are today celebrating their superb A-level results. 70% of all grades at Manchester High School for Girls were the coveted A* and A, with 94% of all marks secured in the A* to B range. Seven members of the school’s Class of 2016 achieved a string of straight A*s. Four of these girls have now met demanding ...

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LtoR Cllr Hayley Wells-Bradshaw, George Osborne MP, Cllr James Power, Rupert Wakefield, Heather Clawson.

Knutsford Celebrates the Tour of Britain with a Cycle Fest

The excitement is palpable among the local folk of Knutsford and surrounding areas as they prepare for the town’s biggest event of the year which will be taking place during early September. Knutsford is to host its own Cycle Fest to coincide with The Tour of Britain passing through its streets on Tuesday 6 September. The Tour of Britain is British ...

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Best ever A-level results for Abbey College

An outstanding set of examination results have been achieved by Abbey College's class of 2016. The college is very proud of their accomplishments and they reflect the hard work, the dedication and effort of the staff and the love and support of parents and guardians – all of us working together to achieve success. "We have a strong track record of ...

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Chestergate,-MacclesfieldUrban Sketching Comes to Macclesfield

The Art of Urban Sketching has been described as both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the towns and cities where they live. It is primarily about drawing on location, whether inside or outside, writes David Steeden. Urban sketching has been increasing in popularity at […]

Louise RichardsonLady in Law

“We are all rescuers,” says Wilmslow solicitor, Louise Richardson. She’s talking about herself and other family lawyers to Barry Hook On the day I met Wilmslow solicitor, Louise Richardson, in the back of my mind was the plight of Helen the 36-year old daughter of Pat and Tony Archer. For those of you not addicted […]

Rostrum duties go better with a smile.An eye for the finer things

Living with precious, delicate and expensive works of art could be a precarious business for Barry Hook. Not so for this fine art expert from Cheshire Meeting Rachel Houston-Holland in her office in Wright Marshall is a test. It is the type of location where you could imagine the hapless Frank Spencer causing absolute mayhem. […]

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Per Una dress, £49.50. Bag, £32.50Kick off!

New term, new season, new rules….. Autumn Winter 2016 has well and truly arrived on the high street and September is the perfect month to start thinking about those all-important pieces that will carry you through to the next season and beyond. We’ve analysed information from a variety of sources to bring you the key […]

Karla ZapolskiOnline E-tailer shortlisted for Women in Business Awards 2016

Karla Zapolski, 30, is based in Alderley Edge and she is rapidly making her mark on the online luxury retail space selling designer brands with online business – www.thefashiondollz.com. The owner of the business, Karla has just been shortlisted for the ‘Young Entrepreneur’ category at the Woman in Business Awards 2016 and has recently been […]

LtoR Cllr Hayley Wells-Bradshaw, George Osborne MP, Cllr James Power, Rupert Wakefield, Heather Clawson.Knutsford Celebrates the Tour of Britain with a Cycle Fest

The excitement is palpable among the local folk of Knutsford and surrounding areas as they prepare for the town’s biggest event of the year which will be taking place during early September. Knutsford is to host its own Cycle Fest to coincide with The Tour of Britain passing through its streets on Tuesday 6 September. […]

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