Author Archives: David

Cheshire Freemasons toast ‘absent friends, and those working on the front line in the NHS’

On Monday 23rd March, the first day of home working for many and millions of people now physically self-isolated, Cheshire Freemasons joined a national call for the whole community to take part in a ‘traditional toast’ at 9.00pm to ensure no one feels alone. The United Grand Lodge of England’s 200,000 strong membership, traditionally toasts ‘absent Brethren’, remembering […]

Knutsford petrolhead makes the switch to electric after winning £116,000 Porsche

A Cheshire petrolhead looking to take the jump over the electric car has won Porsche Taycan Turbo worth £116,000, plus £20,000 in cash, thanks to dream car competition, BOTB. Nolan Brew, who lives in Knutsford, was surprised by the BOTB presenter Christian Williams on his doorstep this morning. “I just could not believe it, I […]

“Sharp Scratch” – Cheshire Freemasons Provide Prostate Screening

Cheshire Freemasons have, for many years, worked with specialist organisations to prevent this terrible disease. Last week, they organised the annual prostate specific antigen (PSA) test at Stockport Masonic Guildhall. More than 160 men attended to take the test from Stockport and the surrounding areas, coming from across Cheshire, as far and wide as Knutsford, […]

More than 1,000 jobs on offer

More than 1,000 roles at Manchester Airport will be available to job seekers at the Northern hub’s annual jobs fair this month. Around 25 employers will be represented at the event, which will be hosted at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket stadium on Thursday March 12 from 10am – 3pm. In addition to Manchester Airport […]

Spirit & Grace

Spirit & Grace is a new women’s fashion brand that is dedicated to creating beautifully constructed, high-quality clothing at an accessible price point. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of this exciting new label at specialist off-licence Laithwaite’s Wines’ northern flagship store in Alderley Edge, on Thursday 13 February, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This […]

Gaynor’s Social Scene

Gaynor Morgan-Hoole is the daughter of former Manchester United and Scotland legend, Willie Morgan, who wore the famous no.7 shirt after George Best. Cheshire born and bred, she lives in Prestbury with husband Tim, and daughter Jess. Gaynor has turned her hand to many successful ventures over the years, with charity fundraising being closest to […]

What joy when Rufus came home again!

This is a bit of a different blog from us this time, so apologies to everyone used to our norm, but we felt it was important to write as it has meant so much to us, had such a huge impact on our lives, and also we want to try and raise some awareness to […]

Anatomy of a Masterpiece

In an exclusive series of six, monthly, articles on painting, our art critic Malcolm Storer examines and dissects some of the supreme masterpieces of Western Art, scrutinising the artists who painted them, and why, when and where they were created.     ========================================================================= I want to begin the series with a work by a painter I […]

A Grand Design

Waterbank is an exclusive collection of five strikingly designed homes by Property Alliance Group, set within a tranquil woodland backdrop in Prestbury, one of the most picturesque villages in Cheshire. It’s certainly an accomplished piece of residential architecture that wouldn’t be out of place on the property programme, Grand Designs. Johanna Bolhoven spoke with lead architect on the […]

The Rickitt Reports

The Mid-Life Epiphany Recently, Prince Harry and Meghan caused quite a stir with their decision to step away from the Royal Family and follow a road less trodden. As a senior royal, Harry’s stature is certainly unique, but his situation isn’t. Everywhere I look I see people, most often in their 30s or 40s, making […]

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