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The Art of Photography

From the gnarled, sun-leathered face of an Indian drifter caught on the platform of Delhi Station, to the crumbling majesty of a former cotton mill in Salford, this exhibition features some of the most poignant photography of the 21st century, writes Malcolm Storer. Peter Aitchison’s work depicts a chance encounter with a person or a […]

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 […]

Anderton Boat Lift’s 7th Beer, Bands & Burgers Festival

Cheshire’s Anderton Boat Lift near Northwich, owned by the Canal & River Trust, has today announced that its seventh annual beer and cider festival, featuring bands and burgers, will be held between Friday 24 May and Sunday 26 May. In what promises to live up to the success of previous festivals, there will be twelve […]

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 […]

Winner! Jenny from High Legh wins our latest competition

Recently, I had the pleasure of informing another lucky reader of their success in being selected as a winner of one of our latest reader competitions. Jennifer Ruddock, who lives on Egerton in High Legh, near Knutsford in Cheshire, will soon be enjoying a two-night stay for two at Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel in Chester. […]

Random Acts of Kindness in Chester

Lucky city centre visitors were surprised with free coffee, lunch and complimentary gifts, as CH1ChesterBID’s Welcome Ambassadors helped the city celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day. Dressed in their three-piece suits and ‘Kindness Crew’ caps, Luka Jake-Morrell and Monica Roman spent the day spreading thoughtful acts of kindness to people on Chester’s high street. A […]

King’s cheerleaders ranked third in the world!

The King’s School cheerleading troupe were ranked third in the world after representing the U.K. in the World Cheer Leading Championships. Competing in the Super Varsity event, which showcases the best teams from around the globe, the 32 King’s girls produced a stunning routine in front of a packed auditorium at Disney World Florida. It […]

Nantwich nursery celebrates Chinese New Year in style

Children at Elmscot Day Nursery and Nursery School, Nantwich celebrated Chinese New Year this week – with a whole host of amazing activities! The children, aged from 3 months to 5 years old, all joined in a variety of activities planned by the qualified, early years practitioners. The room with the youngest children – known as […]

Wilmslow agency is ‘Large Agency of the Year’

Venn Digital – www.venndigital.co.uk – a Wilmslow-based independent digital agency, has won ‘Large Digital Agency of the Year’ at the Northern Digital Awards. The 2019 awards also saw Venn shortlisted for ‘Best PPC campaign’ for its work with We Buy Any House. The shortlist for ‘Large Digital Agency of the Year’ featured a total of 8 Northern […]

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 […]

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