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Cheshire Woman of the Award 2022

The Cheshire Woman of the Year Award has been recognising amazing women since 1984 and has raised nearly £300,000 throughout the last 35 years to help children across Cheshire and Wirral. The Award recognises women from all walks of life who have shown great personal courage, achieved outstanding professional success or given exceptional service to their local community. Do you know an ...

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Knutsford Heritage Centre raising funds for King Canute Sculpture

Knutsford Heritage Centre is hoping to raise enough funds to commission local sculpture, Andy Burgess, to create a life-size sculpture of King Canute. The much-loved King Street-based centre is already home to ‘The Green Man,’ and to a selection of May Day crowns and memorabilia. Now it wants to add the sculpture to its attractions. Centre manager, Val Bryant said: “We are ...

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Peter Coan and Stewart Gardiner sign transfer documents

Knutsford Town Council takes ownership of its Toft Road office building.

Freehold of the Council Offices’ Building, along with its grounds and the library garden, have been ‘gifted’ to Knutsford Town Council by Cheshire East Council as a community asset transfer. Negotiation between the councils has been ongoing for several years since Cheshire East Council formally approved the transfer in 2018. This is the fourth transfer from the borough council through its ...

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TSS go-too launch. Dorfold Hall. 04.10.21

More people turn to council’s on-demand bus service as its popularity grows

Cheshire East Council’s new on-demand bus service has notched up more than 3,500 passenger journeys since its launch last October. Known as ‘go-too’, the service covers a wide area south of Nantwich, taking in Bunbury, Audlem and several other villages where no commercial services are available. The service is available to all people in the area. Demand-responsive transport enables people, or a ...

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Dating Agency of the Year award win

Elite matchmaking and introductions agency Ignite Dating has announced it has been awarded the Dating Agency of the Year award at the Prestige Awards. The prestigious awards recognise the company’s commitment and driving force in the launch of the business that has resulted in considerable growth and a strong position in the market, delivering outstanding results that achieved […]

‘A Message From the Head’ – Independent Education

What is striking about this country’s independent education sector is the number of, and diversity of, the schools available to choose from, writes Matthew Robinson. Whilst this is a positive, and whilst it provides optimal choice, it can sometimes feel overwhelming for parents as they start the process of choosing the school which will be […]

‘Smile, You’re on Covid Camera!’

In this difficult time of lockdown, when boredom sets in and tempers start to fray, it’s nice when someone in the community comes along with an idea to cheer everyone up and bring people together, writes Malcolm Storer. For the lucky residents of Mobberley, in Cheshire, that ‘someone’ is their very own lifestyle and branding […]

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Knutsford Town Council takes ownership of its Toft Road office building.

Freehold of the Council Offices’ Building, along with its grounds and the library garden, have been ‘gifted’ to Knutsford Town Council by Cheshire East Council as a community asset transfer. Negotiation between the councils has been ongoing for several years since Cheshire East Council formally approved the transfer in 2018. This is the fourth transfer […]

Knutsford Heritage Centre raising funds for King Canute Sculpture

Knutsford Heritage Centre is hoping to raise enough funds to commission local sculpture, Andy Burgess, to create a life-size sculpture of King Canute. The much-loved King Street-based centre is already home to ‘The Green Man,’ and to a selection of May Day crowns and memorabilia. Now it wants to add the sculpture to its attractions. […]

Cheshire Woman of the Award 2022

The Cheshire Woman of the Year Award has been recognising amazing women since 1984 and has raised nearly £300,000 throughout the last 35 years to help children across Cheshire and Wirral. The Award recognises women from all walks of life who have shown great personal courage, achieved outstanding professional success or given exceptional service to […]

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Scientist tackles marathon for cancer charity in memory of colleagues

A scientist is taking on the gruelling challenge of the Manchester Marathon to raise funds for The Christie charity’s Macclesfield appeal in memory of two former colleagues. Alex Abbott, who works at AstraZeneca, is taking part in April’s marathon in memory of Helen Williams and Jacqui Edwards, who were both treated at The Christie cancer […]

Ainsley Pritchard Joins Top Family Law Team

Ainsley Pritchard has joined the highly regarded family law team at Price Slater Gawne. She brings to the role a wealth of experience, having previously held the position of head of family law at Dootsons Solicitors. Prior to that she was head of the family department with Branton Bridge Solicitors. After graduating from Bolton College […]

The Genius of Leonardo

  In addition to his interest in art, Malcolm Storer is a published author and accomplished ghost writer. ================================================================================= On May 02, 1519 the great artist and polymath Leonardo da Vinci passed away in Amboise, central France. To commemorate this seismic event, the Louvre Museum in Paris has opened its doors to what has to […]