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Seven year-old pianist charms hearts at top festival

The creative keyboard skills of seven-year-old King’s pupil and star pianist Harriet Bright charmed hearts at the Alderley Edge Festival finale. Harriet, who is in Year 3 and from Prestbury, says “I practise every day and twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays.” She gave a virtuoso performance with her own choice of music, Mozart’s […]

Buckets of help from Congleton Carnival

Congleton Carnival has been able to support 14 local groups and charities with a share of £3,200 donated by the public in the traditional bucket collections that accompany the carnival parade. 15 of the groups attended a cheque presentation on Wednesday 16th May, the final public engagement of the out-going Mayor Councillor Charles Booth. Many […]

Crewe Firm Rally To Raise Funds In Memory Of Local Boy

Cheshire firm, Construction Linx, has signed up to the car rally event ‘Benidorm Or Bust’, taking place  in June 2018, to raise funds for Team Lewis Trust, a charity set up in memory of 7-year-old Lewis Crossley from Crewe. The Benidorm Or Bust event is a 1,400-mile driving challenge to Benidorm over 4 days, between […]

Nantwich teen scores place on flagship hospitality programme

A young Cheshire hotelier has been named as the first recruit for a new collaborative management trainee course in partnership with hotel management company RBH and University College Birmingham. High-flier, Charlotte Parr (19), scored the first of 25 sought-after places on the foundation degree programme after impressing bosses in her conferencing and events role at […]

Councillor Suzie Akers Smith is new Congleton Town Mayor

A hundred years after women first got the vote, Congleton Town Council has appointed three women to take lead civic roles in the town. Councillor Suzie Akers Smith was elected as the new Town Mayor. Cllr Sally-Ann Holland as the Deputy Mayor and Clara Jackson from the Congleton Air Cadets (230) Squadron as the Mayor’s […]

Market Traders to Host Quiz Night in Support of Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Knutsford Market Hall will host a quiz night on Thursday 12th July from 7 p.m. to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. All the traders will be involved in the event which will take place in the Market Hall.  Food will be available to purchase from The Market Café as well as a selection […]

Simon Smith on the importance of wellbeing and parkruns

Simon Smith arrived at Rydal Penrhos in January 2017 following six years at Haileybury as deputy head (Academic), where he taught History and was also a senior boarding house tutor, Year 7 tutor and refereed many football and rugby matches. Prior to Haileybury, Simon was at Worth School in Sussex for 11 years where he […]

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 […]

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 […]

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