Health & Fitness

Health & fitness:- Inspirational articles and reviews designed to help you to look, and feel, at your best. Advice on diet and nutrition; information on the latest work-outs, and advice and tips from some of Cheshire’s leading fitness specialists.

Sports scholar Josh gears up for first Team GB weightlifting appearance

A sports scholar at Rydal Penrhos Boarding School is in the final stages of training ahead of his first appearance for Team GB later this month. Josh Lynch, a year-9 pupil at the school, will be part of the British contingent that competes at the European Youth Weightlifting Championships, which takes place at the stunning […]

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 […]

90th birthday party for first lady of education in Macclesfield

King’s Girls’ Division pupils threw a party for Macclesfield’s first lady of education to celebrate Beryl Footman’s 90th birthday. Miss Footman, as she is still affectionately known to thousands of former pupils, transformed Macclesfield High School in the sixties and seventies from a seed bed for secretaries, nurses and housewives into a thoroughly modern institution in […]

High Legh Park Golf Club Captains’ Charity Golf Day

High Legh Park Golf Club is holding its Captains’ Charity Golf Day on Thursday 2nd August to raise money for Sale disability charity, Stockdales. Captains Trevor Pathak and Kath Davies are encouraging players from the local community and beyond to join them at what promises to be a thoroughly enjoyable day. Trevor said; “Both Kath […]

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 […]

People in Business INCheshire

FHL Cloud Solutions Raises £1,640 for Children’s Hospice Crewe-based FHL Cloud Solutions (FHL), a leading European cloud solutions provider, raised £1,640 for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice over a 12-month period by organising events, casual dress days and donating proceeds from the company’s snack bar. ‎ The money will go towards the charity’s #ONEINAMILLION campaign which […]

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 […]

Team GB Olympiads Successes for Two Withington Girls’ School Students

Withington Girls’ School sixth formers, Sasha Geim and Eleanor Edwards, have been selected to represent the UK in this year’s International Science Olympiads after being ranked among the country’s top young scientists in their fields. Following a rigorous selection process, which included written tests and academically-challenging residential training camps, Sasha was chosen for both the […]

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