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WINNER – Feder ring competition

I don’t know about you, but I always get the ‘feel good’ factor when giving someone a gift they really want or when being able to pass on good news to another. So, I was in my element recently when making a telephone call to Knutsford resident, Zoe Leyland, to give her the good news […]

A Cheshire family celebrates, mourns and remembers

2018 has proved to be a year of mixed emotions for Henry Hesketh and his family; a year of celebrations, traumatic loss and remembrance. Like most grandfathers, eighty-three-year-old Henry Hesketh is very proud of his family; his elders, his children, his grandchildren and those who are no longer with us. Take his aunts – Dorothy, […]

Project 53 arrives in Knutsford

Mobberley Brewhouse will be taking up residence in Knutsford with the opening of its second Tap Room, Project 53 Knutsford. Following the successful launch of its sister Tap Room in Stockport earlier this year, Project 53 Knutsford launches at 12noon on Friday 26th October. The newly developed Tap Room spans 2 plots on Minshull Street […]

Altrincham nursery’s award for effective parent partnerships

Elmscot Day Nursery & Nursery School, Altrincham has been awarded the highly-acclaimed Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA). After much hard work from the team, Elmscot (Altrincham) has gained the award which aims to provide education settings with a framework to deliver effective parent engagement. Having already achieved an “Outstanding” Ofsted rating, this latest accolade is set […]

Freemasons donate £25,000 to support Better Lives Centre

Cheshire Freemasons Donate £25k to Support Better Lives Centre in Ellesmere Port Friday 27th July saw a delegation of Cheshire Freemasons, led by Provincial Grand Master RWBro Stephen Blank attend the official opening of the ‘Better Lives Centre’ at the Bridge Wellness Gardens in Ellesmere Port. The Wellness Gardens, which opened in 2015, have needed […]

Charities working together to benefit wildlife and people

Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s health and wellbeing volunteer group have been working at the NeuroMuscular Centre in Winsford to help improve the Centre’s grounds for wildlife. The volunteer group have been using the traditional meadow cutting method of scything to cut a wildflower meadow at the Centre. By cutting the meadow this way, the budding ‘Poldarks’ […]

‘Watching butterflies is good for you!’ says Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the mental health benefits of watching butterflies as he urged people across Cheshire to take part in the world’s biggest butterfly survey over the next three weeks. The UK’s butterflies are basking in the best summer conditions for more than a decade, with hot sunny weather enabling widespread species […]

A Totally Tropical Fundraiser

The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, was joined by 350 guests and its Patrons at its Tropicana Ladies Lunch event on at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa recently. A record-breaking £60,000 was raised which will help the charity provide holidays for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children from all over our region. Tempting tropical cocktails […]

Channel 4’s ‘Great Canal Journeys’ Comes to Cheshire’s Salt Works Museum

On Thursday 14 June, Cheshire’s multi award-winning Lion Salt Works Museum in Northwich, Cheshire, was filmed for Channel 4’s highly successful ‘Great Canal Journeys’ starring Timothy West and Prunella Scales. Filming also featured their son, actor Sam West and their daughter Juliet West was also on site. The duo and their son were filmed around […]

Gifts for the discerning at De Moura

Cheshire’s ‘Golden Triangle’ has its fair share of luxury shops and high-end retailers, writes Malcolm Storer. One of the most exclusive and, indeed, fascinating, is De Moura; a unique lifestyle and fine wine store situated in the chocolate-box village of Prestbury. In fact, when I entered De Moura I could have sworn I’d been transported […]

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