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Handforth dad is flying high again!

Pete Lloyd used to earn his living moving planes around – now he is keeping parcels on the go writes Andy Buckley (@BuckoMedia). Pete lost his job as operations controller at Thomas Cook in September, when the airline collapsed. The father-of-two soon found work with a courier business until that, too, went out of business […]

‘Smile, You’re on Covid Camera!’

In this difficult time of lockdown, when boredom sets in and tempers start to fray, it’s nice when someone in the community comes along with an idea to cheer everyone up and bring people together, writes Malcolm Storer. For the lucky residents of Mobberley, in Cheshire, that ‘someone’ is their very own lifestyle and branding […]

“Sharp Scratch” – Cheshire Freemasons Provide Prostate Screening

Cheshire Freemasons have, for many years, worked with specialist organisations to prevent this terrible disease. Last week, they organised the annual prostate specific antigen (PSA) test at Stockport Masonic Guildhall. More than 160 men attended to take the test from Stockport and the surrounding areas, coming from across Cheshire, as far and wide as Knutsford, […]

More than 1,000 jobs on offer

More than 1,000 roles at Manchester Airport will be available to job seekers at the Northern hub’s annual jobs fair this month. Around 25 employers will be represented at the event, which will be hosted at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket stadium on Thursday March 12 from 10am – 3pm. In addition to Manchester Airport […]

Spirit & Grace

Spirit & Grace is a new women’s fashion brand that is dedicated to creating beautifully constructed, high-quality clothing at an accessible price point. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of this exciting new label at specialist off-licence Laithwaite’s Wines’ northern flagship store in Alderley Edge, on Thursday 13 February, writes Johanna Bolhoven. This […]

Gaynor’s Social Scene

Gaynor Morgan-Hoole is the daughter of former Manchester United and Scotland legend, Willie Morgan, who wore the famous no.7 shirt after George Best. Cheshire born and bred, she lives in Prestbury with husband Tim, and daughter Jess. Gaynor has turned her hand to many successful ventures over the years, with charity fundraising being closest to […]

What joy when Rufus came home again!

This is a bit of a different blog from us this time, so apologies to everyone used to our norm, but we felt it was important to write as it has meant so much to us, had such a huge impact on our lives, and also we want to try and raise some awareness to […]

A Grand Design

Waterbank is an exclusive collection of five strikingly designed homes by Property Alliance Group, set within a tranquil woodland backdrop in Prestbury, one of the most picturesque villages in Cheshire. It’s certainly an accomplished piece of residential architecture that wouldn’t be out of place on the property programme, Grand Designs. Johanna Bolhoven spoke with lead architect on the […]

Anyone for Crickets? – Roberts Bakes Bloomers Made from Insects

Like something straight out of the bizarre Bushtucker Trial on last night’s I’m A Celebrity, Northwich-based Roberts is the first major bakery brand in the UK to launch insect bread. And it tastes delicious. And it was year 5 children at Hartford Manor Primary School who were amongst the first to try the limited-edition Crunchy Cricket […]

North West in Bloom awards success for gardening volunteers

Gardening volunteers from mid-Cheshire are celebrating after achieving success in the ‘North West in Bloom’ awards which were held in Southport at the beginning of November. The Butterfly Garden and Cheshire Buddleia Collection, based at the Lion Salt Works, was entered in to the ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ category as part of the town’s overall entry […]

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