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Brace your elves: Christmas in Chester is coming!

The annual Christmas lights switch parade is just one part of an extensive programme of festive activity which includes the arrival of the CheSTAR, appearances from Father Christmas and his elves and the return of the popular holographic Christmas glasses The light switch-on parade begins at Chester Town Hall Square at 7pm on Friday, November […]

Redrow puts new roofs over scouts’ heads

First Great Sutton Scouts are happy campers thanks to funding from homebuilder Redrow. The Scout group is based around a mile from Ledsham Garden Village, where Redrow is creating a thriving community of 2,000 homes across two neighbouring developments, Oaklands and Sycamore Green. Near neighbours, Redrow, donated £750 via its Ledsham Garden Village community fund […]

Your Chance to Win A mini-break for two in historic York at Grays Court Hotel

Beautiful, historic, York is offering one lucky reader the chance to win *Two nights’ bed and breakfast for Two – with dinner on one evening – at Grays Court Hotel in York. This is the only privately-owned residence in York with direct access to the city walls and is the oldest inhabited house in the […]

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 […]

Cheshire Freemasons support Indonesia earthquake victims

Thousands of people who have had their lives devastated by the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia will be given urgently needed shelter and clean water, thanks to a grant from the Freemasons. A £70,000 grant will be split evenly between Plan International UK and the Red Cross. Plan will be able to provide shelter […]

bluedot festival nominated for UK Festival Award

Having previously won “New Festival on the Block” and “Mind-Blowing Spectacle” at the Association of Independent Festivals, bluedot, the annual intergalactic festival at Jodrell Bank Observatory that fuses music, science, arts and culture,  has been nominated for ‘Best Medium Festival’ at this year’s UK Festival Awards at the Troxy in London. Festival organiser, Ben Robinson, […]

100 Young Ballet Dancers required for a production of GISELLE

English Youth Ballet is auditioning for roles in a production of GISELLE on Monday 26 November at The Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent.  At the audition, 100 young male and female dancers, aged 8-18, from across the region will be offered the chance to rehearse with and then dance alongside international professional principal dancers in the production for 3 […]

Abbey College Manchester expands pioneering programme

Abbey College Manchester is expanding its highly innovative Combined Studies Programme, following its resounding success. Offering a unique and exciting pathway to a university degree, the city centre-based college has extended the number of partnerships with leading establishments across the UK by 50% since the programme’s launch. Much-coveted places are now offered at six universities, […]

Flat Cap re-launch The Bridge, Prestbury

Flat Cap Hotels (FCH), has revealed its new bar and restaurant at The Bridge in Prestbury. This is the third property to be launched by the Cheshire-based hotel group. Following the successful refurbishment of The Vicarage in Holmes Chapel, and The Courthouse in Knutsford, FCH embarked upon restoring the historic property to its former glory […]

Tasting Knutsford

Knutsford’s new walking food tour had its soft launch last Thursday with a host of food writers, cooks and tourism experts enjoying the wide range of food on offer. Guests enjoyed a variety of dishes ranging from brunch courtesy of the Lost & Found, through to tapas and wine from Evuna; smoked meatballs from The […]

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