Author Archives: David

Women golfers in the driving seat

A Cheshire golf club is celebrating a year of firsts which has put women in the driving seat. Left to Right:  Gillian Brown, Diana Broady, Carol Roberts and Jessica Taylor-Booth. For the first time in Lymm Golf Club’s 111-year-history the members have elected women to serve as Club President, the Chair of Council and the […]

Mayor’s Fundraising Finale

The Mayor of Knutsford has announced that tickets are now on sale for his final fundraising event “Mayor’s Speakeasy Big Band Night” on Friday 27 April at St John’s Church. This is sure to be a great night with jazz, swing and funk music from the Fish Lip Soup Big Band featuring guest vocalist, Jenn […]

Family Law Firm Opens Alderley Edge Offices

McAlister Family Law, one of the North West’s fastest growing family law firms, has opened new offices in Alderley Edge. Based in Manchester City Centre, the firm chose to locate its new offices in West Street in response to demand from Cheshire residents looking to access high quality, city standard, family law advice without the […]

Something for Everyone at Prestbury Choral Society’s Spring Concert

Prestbury Choral Society’s recent ‘Singing Day’ was a real treat for the many singers from far and wide who attended. There was a short performance for family and friends at the end of the day, and everyone went away on a high. Now in good voice, the choral society are preparing for their forthcoming Spring […]

Abbey College Manchester Students Showcase Artistic Talents

Talented students at Abbey College Manchester have been recognised for their artistic abilities, following a creative competition. Art and Photography students from the leading independent college entered the challenge by submitting one image which they captured during a recent trip to Madrid. The students were given the invaluable opportunity to be inspired by the sights and sounds of […]

Bennetts Land Jaguar Knutsford Project

Bennett Architectural has been chosen to provide glazing solutions for the refurbishment of Jaguar Land Rover’s showroom on Manchester Road in Knutsford. The aluminium glazing specialists will supply and install Kawneer aluminium doors and curtain walling as well as Pilkington Planar glazing; working alongside architects Taylor Design and contractor PE Jones Contracts. Lionel Grant, managing […]

Spinney Donation Funds Chelford Community Hub

Company bosses Ben and Charlie Holland have been thanked for funding the running costs of a vital village community hub for the next twelve months. The brothers, directors of Cranage-based motorhome and caravan dealership Spinney, donated £5,000 to the newly-formed charity, Chelford Community Hub. The Hub was established in January with a view to taking […]

Academic Teaching

In my last article on “The 4th R in Education – Relationships” I noted that a headmaster I had previously worked with defined teaching as being fundamentally about “communication and relationships.” Whilst I agreed with him I believe it missed a third, vital, component – a teacher’s subject knowledge, writes Simon Smith. This may seem […]

High Legh Tennis Club Become Double ‘County Champions’

What a weekend for High Legh Tennis Club (HLTC) in the Cheshire Team Tennis Winter County Championships. HLTC acheived unprecedented success in this year’s Championships with the U8, U9 & U10 teams all getting through to their respective finals. The U10 team were up first against a very strong David Lloyd Cheshire Oaks Team a […]

Knutsford Mayor’s Charity Ball gets a ‘Thumbs-Up’ from ‘The Jury’

Mayor of Knutsford, Cllr Neil Forbes, welcomed more than 150 guests to his Charity Ball at The Courthouse in Knutsford recently. A combination of sponsorship, tickets sales, prize balloons, silent auction, magnificent tombola and raffle ticket sales helped raise more than £7,400 for the Mayor’s local charities – Mid-Cheshire Riding for the Disabled, Knutsford Youth […]

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