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It’s behind you! – 40 Years of Prestbury Panto.

This year, Prestbury Youth Pantomime is celebrating the staging of its 40th consecutive pantomime, writes Malcolm Storer. A lot has changed since the first production of Cinderella back in 1980, but the ethos of the group has remained the same, as Chairman Iain MacLeod and Secretary Emma Hine were keen to point out when we […]

YOUR CHANCE TO WIN This £1000 Ring

FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THIS £1000 RING – SEE ENTRY DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Diamond & gemstone rings, earrings and necklaces from century-old family brand, Feder Fine Jewellery Established in 1919, family-run company Feder Fine Jewellery is approaching its 100th birthday. Established and yet contemporary, it specialises in stylish, easy-to-wear pieces […]

Thorneycroft’s private client team invites you to a free seminar in Macclesfield Library

On Thursday 4th October Thorneycroft Solicitors will be hosting a free seminar focusing on advice on will drafting, and on powers of attorney, in Macclesfield Library. The seminar will be hosted by the firm’s expert team of wills, trusts and probate solicitors led by Heather Gaunt, an associate director at Thorneycroft Solicitors and head of their […]

Freemasons donate £25,000 to support Better Lives Centre

Cheshire Freemasons Donate £25k to Support Better Lives Centre in Ellesmere Port Friday 27th July saw a delegation of Cheshire Freemasons, led by Provincial Grand Master RWBro Stephen Blank attend the official opening of the ‘Better Lives Centre’ at the Bridge Wellness Gardens in Ellesmere Port. The Wellness Gardens, which opened in 2015, have needed […]

Success in STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts and Mathematics) at Alderley Edge School for Girls

Alderley Edge School for Girls continues its celebrations this week, after reporting huge success at GCSE – particularly in the light of uncertainty over the newly reformed GCSE examinations and with the majority of subjects now reporting numerical rather than letter grades. The percentage of equivalent A/A* grades achieved by students this year has increased, […]

Superb GCSE results are celebrated at Manchester High

Pupils at Manchester High School for girls had plenty to celebrate today, with superb results across a broad range of subjects and a third of students attaining grades 7-9 (A-A*) in all their GCSEs. Headmistress, Claire Hewitt, said: “Our students have proved themselves to be determined and hardworking. They have been supported by their dedicated teachers […]

Withington celebrates another superb year of GCSE results

The reformed GCSEs have seen year-11s at Withington Girls’ School achieve 43% of results at the elite Grade 9 and 11 pupils attain an exceptional clean sweep of at least eight Grade 9s; eight also with the very top A* Distinction in Further Mathematics.  Three pupils achieved 10 Grade 9s plus A* Distinctions in Further […]

Stellar set of GCSE results at King’s School Macclesfield

The King’s School’s students produced a stellar set of GCSE results, with pupils and staff celebrating a steep rise in the very best grades. This year, 27% of all grades were at 9 or 8, formerly the A* grade, up from 20% last year. A huge 47% of all grades are at 9 – 7, or A*/A. Some three quarters of all grades […]

Abbey College Manchester students’ exceptional GCSE success

Abbey College Manchester is celebrating its students’ exceptional GCSE results today (23 August). The city centre-based college is delighted to announce that 20% of all examinations taken were graded at 9-8; 32% at 9-7; 57% at 9-6 and 85% at 9-4. Principal, Liz Elam, commented: “This year’s GCSE results are excellent and we are very […]

Manchester High Girls Celebrate Dazzling Results

Manchester High School for Girls (MHSG) was bustling with excitement as A-level students celebrated success with a string of A*s and As in a range of subjects. The overall results have been truly impressive as 74% of all A-levels achieved at MHSG were the coveted A* and A, with 93% of all grades secured in […]

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