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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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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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Evie Hughes Beatrice Redgrave-Scott Huma Khan and Sophie Diss.

Alderley girls celebrate A-level success

Students and staff at Alderley Edge School for Girls are celebrating another fantastic set of results at A-level. Once again, the overall pass rate was 100%, with 40% of grades either A* or A. One fifth of the girls achieved straight A* and A grades including four girls with 2 or more A* grades. Particular congratulations to Iona Morphet who achieved ...

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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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Flat Cap Hotels launches crowd funding campaign for Knutsford Courthouse site

Flat Cap Hotels is thrilled to announce its plan to open a new property in Cheshire later this year. Founded by brothers Oliver and Dominic Heywood in 2015 when they successfully launched The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms near Holmes Chapel, the group has now secured the former Crown Court in Knutsford, which has been closed since 2010, and is currently going ...

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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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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. […]

Ebubechi OkpalugoSuperb 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. […]

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