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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 […]

Knutsford petrolhead makes the switch to electric after winning £116,000 Porsche

A Cheshire petrolhead looking to take the jump over the electric car has won Porsche Taycan Turbo worth £116,000, plus £20,000 in cash, thanks to dream car competition, BOTB. Nolan Brew, who lives in Knutsford, was surprised by the BOTB presenter Christian Williams on his doorstep this morning. “I just could not believe it, I […]

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 […]

Thorneycroft Solicitors Hosts Road Safety Seminar

Road Safety Week is an annual initiative coordinated by Brake, the road safety charity and this year Thorneycroft Solicitors is showing its support with a week-long schedule of activities to help both staff and members of the local community step up for safe streets. Between November 18th-24th the firm will host a number of activities […]

Rickitt’s Rides – The Caterham Seven 360

In the third of his popular monthly motoring reviews, Hollyoaks’ star, Adam Rickitt, test drives ……. The Caterham Seven 360 ——————————————— Fact File Caterham Seven 360.    Price: £29,990 0-60: 4.8 seconds.    Top speed: 130mph Power: 180bhp Ford Duratec 1999c.    Weight 560kg ———————————————— Does this legend of the track still have a place […]

Cheshire Freemasons present minibus to Greater Manchester Scouts

A delegation of Freemasons attended Linett Clough Scout Camp near Marple recently to present a fully fitted 17-seater minibus to Greater Manchester East Scouts. Steve Holloway, County Commissioner was delighted to take ownership of the vehicle and on receipt of the keys said: “We are very grateful to the Cheshire Freemasons for providing us with […]

It’s full steam ahead at Anderton Boat Lift

It will be full steam ahead at Cheshire’s giant Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich when it holds a free, family-friendly, Steam Festival on Saturday 11 May and Sunday 12 May, between 10.30am and 3.00pm. The event will see the grounds of the Anderton Boat Lift, a pinnacle of Victorian industrial engineering, transformed by steam-powered traction […]

Raising a glass to Knutsford May Day

Knutsford Beer Festival has chosen the town’s Royal May Day Festival as one of its community projects for the year. “Knutsford Royal May Day is a fantastic local cause,” said the Beer Festival’s marketing manager, Rachel Bishop. “We know smaller local charities struggle for funding compared with larger charities and we wanted to ensure we […]

Cheshire East plans for HS2 arrival

Cheshire East Council is moving forward with plans for the arrival of HS2 by considering the impact and opportunities it will create around Crewe railway station. Draft plans show the next part of the emerging Crewe station hub area action plan (CSHAAP), and are on the agenda at a meeting of the strategic planning board […]

Delamere Dairy is the main ring sponsor at the Royal Cheshire County Show 2019

The Royal Cheshire County Show has welcomed Knutsford-based Delamere Dairy as principal partner, sponsoring the main ring, for the third successive year. The company has been involved with the show for many years. Delamere Dairy started life thirty-four years ago, in Delamere Forest, when Liz and Roger Sutton bought their first three goats. Today, headquartered […]

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