Care for the Elderly

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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 […]

Football legends support cardiac facility

Football legends Denis Law CBE and Sir Alex Ferguson have paid tribute to the medical care they have received at BMI The Alexandra Hospital, by cutting the ribbon to officially open the hospital’s new hybrid theatre. The new unit  provides people with suspected heart, circulation or neurological conditions with a more precise diagnosis, quicker recovery […]

We are Family

Weightmans is a top 45 UK law firm with 11 offices around the UK, including Knutsford, Liverpool and Manchester, employing more than 1,400 people, including more than 180 partners, writes Johanna Bolhoven The firm can trace its Cheshire roots back to 1827 when it started life as Grundy Kershaw before merging with Sedgley Caldecott in the […]

Charity on the search for dog-lovers in East Cheshire

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is urgently searching for dog-lovers across East Cheshire. The Charity that trains dogs to alert deaf people to sounds they would otherwise miss, is recruiting volunteer ‘Puppy Socialisers’ in the East Cheshire region to care for puppies-in-training in their own homes in 2017 and beyond. Caroline & Terry Roeve, from […]

Manchester High School pupils bring a little festive cheer to the elderly

The guests were treated to a lively afternoon of entertainment including musical and dance performances, bingo and a festive buffet as 15-year-old Orla Walshe from Macclesfield and 14-year-old Annabel Tragen from Cheadle spent time getting to know their visitors. Annabel said: “We had a great time talking to our guests and finding out about their […]

Prestbury WI Autumn Fair

  Prestbury WI held an Autumn Fair in the Village Hall for the first time recently.   A variety of stalls selling home produce, crafts, bric a brac and books were put together by the WI members themselves. Other community organisations contributed to the event in an effort to boost their fundraising.   Prestbury Youth […]

Secrets to a Healthy & Happy Winter

As the temperature drops and the days become darker, it can be easy to eat more, do less and go into ‘hibernation’ mode. But being proactive about our health is key to feeling great as well as looking great too, writes Dr Hilary Jones. Winterised Workout: It can be hard to find the motivation to […]

Lady in Law

“We are all rescuers,” says Wilmslow solicitor, Louise Richardson. She’s talking about herself and other family lawyers to Barry Hook On the day I met Wilmslow solicitor, Louise Richardson, in the back of my mind was the plight of Helen the 36-year old daughter of Pat and Tony Archer. For those of you not addicted […]

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