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.

Special roles for ‘rescue dogs’

Natasha Balletta is a lifestyle and pet portrait photographer, Despite being partially sighted, through photography Natasha has found something she loves with a passion and her visual impairments do not stop her. She told us: “I have always loved dogs. Each dog has a different personality. I am a volunteer photographer for All Dogs Matter […]

Slater and Gordon Triumphant on Awards Night

Slater and Gordon Lawyers is celebrating after the firm scooped two gongs at the prestigious Manchester Legal Awards. Rising star, Zak Golombeck, took home the Solicitor of the Year award and the Wills, Tax, Trust and Probate team were handed the Private Client – Team of the Year award. For Manchester-based medical negligence and human […]

Adjustamatic to open new store in Macclesfield

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of adjustable beds and riser-recliner chairs opens for business in Macclesfield next month with the launch of a new store by Adjustamatic. Located off Churchill Way, next to Majestic Wine, the 3,964 sq ft retail unit comprises 2,250sq ft of selling space showcasing Adjustamatic’s full range of adjustable beds, […]

Care in Your Own Home in Cheshire

Spending cuts; the crisis in the NHS, it all makes for depressing reading, especially for someone approaching their twilight years. Consequently, more and more elderly people are planning their own future; a future that depends not on the whim of a relative or the State but on their own independent choices. Take my mother Gladys, […]

Nice needle work

Spring had sprung…. or so we thought. Then it snowed! This weather can certainly play havoc with one’s skin. Then add walking into a warm, toasty home with central heating on full blast and our skin has no idea what’s going on. It then over compensates and that’s when an imbalance is formed, writes Lynette […]

Banana Chocolate Fudge Bites

Brace yourself, for this is quite simply the tastiest guilt-free dessert I’ve shared with you yet. Perfect timing too, just in time for Mother’s Day, writes Evie Waxman. So, it’s official, the banana is out of the skin; the chocolate is naked on the table top, and the blender ready for action. I am here […]

The 4th R’ in education – relationships

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 Over 50 Lead Boom in Solo Travel

Say ‘solo traveller’ and you might think of a backpacking student on their gap year. But these days, that image could hardly be further from the truth, writes Cathy Winston, editor of 101 Singles Holidays One of the biggest travel trends of the past few years is the number of Brits travelling alone. It […]


The company which owns The Mere Golf Resort and Spa has been sold to a Gulf based investor for an undisclosed sum. The business operates the 81-bedroom luxury resort, spa and 18-hole James Braid designed championship golf course in Cheshire. Shareholders Mark Boler and Gary Corbett have sold their stake in the business to Ejarat […]

Unique Event Will Launch Warrington Business Awards 2018

The Warrington Business Awards are back in 2018 and the organising committee has announced a unique launch event, with both the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, and Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, Steve Rotherham, being guest speakers. This special dinner, on the evening of Thursday 1st February, is a sell out. Warrington Business Awards […]

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