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Amanda McAlister

Head of leading family law firm welcomes new stalking protection orders

One of Cheshire’s most respected family law solicitors today welcomed the new Stalking Protection Orders, as they will help many people currently going through the divorce or dissolution process. Amanda McAlister, head of McAlister Family Law, said that stalking by one party of another was a not-infrequent occurrence in the separation process, and early intervention could put a stop to many ...

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Jason Slack

New headmaster for King's School Macclesfield

King’s School Macclesfield has appointed a new headmaster who will take the helm as the historic 517-year-old school welcomes its first intake to its new £60 million campus next September. Physicist, Jason Slack, was chosen by the King’s governors following an external search by an education recruitment specialist and has been selected “from a very large and strong field of candidates.” He ...

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WINNER! – Hawkstone Hall & Gardens Hotel Competition

It is one of the tasks I really enjoy; calling the lucky winners of our popular reader competitions to advise them of their success. Recently, I had the pleasure of calling Julie Kirby to let her know she had been selected – at random from all the correct entries received - as the lucky winner of the ‘Hawkstone Hall & Gardens ...

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Lion Salt Works in Bloom Award

North West in Bloom awards success for gardening volunteers

Gardening volunteers from mid-Cheshire are celebrating after achieving success in the ‘North West in Bloom’ awards which were held in Southport at the beginning of November. The Butterfly Garden and Cheshire Buddleia Collection, based at the Lion Salt Works, was entered in to the ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ category as part of the town’s overall entry in to the North West in ...

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Macclesfield students secure Cambridge offers

A trio of talented young scientists from Macclesfield will be heading to the one of the world’s great universities if they make their grades in this summer’s A-level examinations. All three King’s pupils come from Macclesfield, all study science related subjects and all hope to be travelling down to Cambridge University in September after receiving top offers this week. Pictured (from the ...

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Jason SlackNew headmaster for King’s School Macclesfield

King’s School Macclesfield has appointed a new headmaster who will take the helm as the historic 517-year-old school welcomes its first intake to its new £60 million campus next September. Physicist, Jason Slack, was chosen by the King’s governors following an external search by an education recruitment specialist and has been selected “from a very […]

School 3a (002)Anyone for Crickets? – Roberts Bakes Bloomers Made from Insects

Like something straight out of the bizarre Bushtucker Trial on last night’s I’m A Celebrity, Northwich-based Roberts is the first major bakery brand in the UK to launch insect bread. And it tastes delicious. And it was year 5 children at Hartford Manor Primary School who were amongst the first to try the limited-edition Crunchy Cricket […]

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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Oxbridge_2020_1 (002)Macclesfield students secure Cambridge offers

A trio of talented young scientists from Macclesfield will be heading to the one of the world’s great universities if they make their grades in this summer’s A-level examinations. All three King’s pupils come from Macclesfield, all study science related subjects and all hope to be travelling down to Cambridge University in September after receiving […]

Amanda McAlisterHead of leading family law firm welcomes new stalking protection orders

One of Cheshire’s most respected family law solicitors today welcomed the new Stalking Protection Orders, as they will help many people currently going through the divorce or dissolution process. Amanda McAlister, head of McAlister Family Law, said that stalking by one party of another was a not-infrequent occurrence in the separation process, and early intervention […]

Talented Abbey College Manchester Student Showcases Talents for CharityStudents Showcase their Talents for Charity

Students and staff at Abbey College Manchester took to the stage to raise vital funds for Wood Street Mission, a charity which assists children and families living on a low income in Manchester and Salford. During the spectacular evening, guests were treated to highly talented singing and instrumental performances at the Unitarian Chapel on Cross […]

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Hays Travel Northwich’s manager, Rebekah Gate, and Gemma Dudley, (left).Travel agents get ‘Elfed Up’ in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

A team of travel agents will become Santa’s little helpers for the day to raise vital funds for the Alzheimer’s Society – a cause they’re supporting in memory of their colleague’s grandmother who was struck by the cruel disease. Staff at Hays Travel in Witton Street, Northwich, will be bringing festive cheer to customers when they […]

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 […]

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