Charities

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 […]

Congleton In Bloom’s first ‘volunteer morning’ of the year.

Calling all green-fingered and handy volunteers! Congleton In Bloom hosts its first volunteer morning of 2022 on Saturday March 05. Meeting in Congleton Community Garden, Lawton Street from 10am-12noon, there will be a variety of activities to join in with. Volunteers can do as little, or as much, as they want during this time; the […]

Willie Morgan – Enjoying the ‘Quiet Life’

Born in Glasgow on October 2nd 1944, William ‘Willie’ Morgan is one of the illustrious group of players who played in the famous No. 7 shirt for Manchester United F.C.; was included in the official line up of United’s “Magnificent 7’s” along with fellow greats George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona and David Beckham; and […]

People in Business in Cheshire

Clinical Trial Specialists on the move Clinical sample services specialist, Colibri Scientific, has relocated from Alderley Park to a large facility at Orbit’s Deanway Business Park, near Handforth, to support its continued growth. Colibri Scientific provides sample operational services for early phase clinical trials across all therapeutic areas, with a focus on oncology and most […]

Knutsford residents knit poppies for Knutsford Market Hall

A local knitting group has been busy knitting 400 poppies for a display in Knutsford Market Hall ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Knitted in Knutsford was set up 7 years ago by Knutsford resident Val Pallister when a friend asked her to make a ‘twiddle’ aid for her mother who was suffering from dementia. This led […]

LEADING DEMENTIA EXPERT APPOINTED PATRON OF EAST CHESHIRE HOSPICE

One of the country’s top medical experts Professor Alistair Burns CBE has been appointed a Patron of East Cheshire Hospice. Prof Burns is the National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People’s Mental Health at NHS England and NHS Improvement. Widely regarded as the country’s senior expert on dementia, Prof Burns, who lives in Knutsford, […]

Care Company on a mission to mark important anniversary

Award-winning Cheshire homecare and supported living care provider, Compassionate Care Group, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with a staff raffle and by supporting a local charity. The kind-hearted company, based in Ashley, held a staff raffle throughout October and November, with a fantastic first prize of £1,000. All money raised was matched by the company […]

Gaynor’s Social Scene – Celebration of Legends

Happy New Year! – Hope everyone had a great Christmas and celebrated the New Year in style – let us hope 2021 will be a better year. I wanted to start off this year with a celebration of the lives of three legends; all family friends, stars who I grew up with and who have […]

Calling all ‘Little Einsteins’ – The UK’s 1st Atomic Prep School

At Yorston Lodge Prep School you are never too young to start honing your skills for the workplace of tomorrow. With an exciting new scholarship programme in place, we look forward to widening the world of Yorston discovery to a whole host of new talented primary aged students. Offering families a winning combination of proven […]

Gaynor’s Social Scene

My Chat With A World Champion John H. Stracey, born on September 22, 1950, is a former professional boxer who competed from 1969 to 1978; a former welterweight world champion, beating Jose Napoles in Mexico City, he held the WBC and lineal welterweight titles between 1975 and 1976. John, who is a close family friend, was a delight to chat to; […]

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