Care for the Elderly

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Special roles for ‘rescue dogs’

Natasha Balletta is a lifestyle and pet portrait photographer, Despite being partially sighted, through photography Natasha has found something she loves with a passion and her visual impairments do not stop her. She told us: “I have always loved dogs. Each dog has a different personality. I am a volunteer photographer for All Dogs Matter […]

Adjustamatic to open new store in Macclesfield

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of adjustable beds and riser-recliner chairs opens for business in Macclesfield next month with the launch of a new store by Adjustamatic. Located off Churchill Way, next to Majestic Wine, the 3,964 sq ft retail unit comprises 2,250sq ft of selling space showcasing Adjustamatic’s full range of adjustable beds, […]

Care in Your Own Home in Cheshire

Spending cuts; the crisis in the NHS, it all makes for depressing reading, especially for someone approaching their twilight years. Consequently, more and more elderly people are planning their own future; a future that depends not on the whim of a relative or the State but on their own independent choices. Take my mother Gladys, […]

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Asks Community To Get Crafty

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is appealing to keen crafters of all ages to make the ‘Forget-Me-Not’ flowers in blue wool with yellow centres, which can be crocheted or knitted in just a few minutes. The charity will then sell them for people to wear to show their support for those affected by Dementia. It is […]

Join CNM Manchester this Saturday, 13th January

Join CNM Manchester this Saturday, 13th January for their Open Day. Learn practical natural health tips on detoxification, weight-loss, hormone balance, and slowing the pace of ageing. Tickets are £10, including a free goody bag on arrival, for full details including the location and line-up, visit:

From Tooth to Toe

Where do I start? I pulled up outside a rather impressive building in Daresbury, home to The Dental Academy, possibly the longest established private dental practice in the North West of England, fully expecting a standard tour of a lovely looking dental practice, writes Johanna Bolhoven. Fast forward an hour and a half, and I […]

Practice Makes Perfect

When a member of staff with three years service is referred to as ‘new’, and the combined length of employment for two [out of the four] partners is thirty-eight years, you know you’ve found somewhere special, writes Johanna Bolhoven. I had the pleasure of meeting the team behind the smile at Gaskell Avenue Dental Practice, […]

Marginal Gains

Nxtep, a boutique-style personal training studio in the heart of Knutsford, will be celebrating its third birthday in May and what a ride it’s been. Business is booming – the company has just filed a record quarter, and the team is expanding. Johanna Bolhoven went to catch-up with founder, Laura Hagan, to find out more. […]

Lymm friends run the London Marathon for Parkinson’s UK

Three friends from Lymm raised over £2,000 for Parkinson’s UK, when they ran the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23 April. Claire Wormald, Claire Steed and Sally Tribe, (aged 42, 44, 44) completed the 26.2 mile challenge in the month that Parkinson’s UK has launched its new fundraising campaign We Won’t Wait, highlighting the […]

A Corridor into Memory

What is memory? How is it triggered, and can that be expressed through painting? Talented Cheshire artist Rebecca Eastment poses these intriguing questions in her latest exhibition at Art My Treasure gallery in Wilmslow. It’s her third show, having previously exhibited at the Old Trueman Brewery in East London and a gallery in Oxford. Our […]

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