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Heather Jobling (centre) receives the award

Local Law Firm of the Year Award for Jobling Gowler

Jobling Gowler Solicitors, which has its office in Macclesfield, has scooped the title Local Law Firm of the Year 2014 at a prestigious national legal conference and awards dinner. It is the fourth year that Bristol-based 360 Legal Group, has held the awards to find and recognise practices of all sizes who are not only adapting but also responding to the ...

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Tom proudly displays his Artic Convoy medal

Russia salutes Prestbury's Arctic Convoy hero

Prestbury’s Arctic Convoy hero, Tom Robinson, was among those World War Two veterans honoured last month by the Russian government, writes Barry Hook. Along with other veterans who risked their lives serving on naval convoys delivering much needed food, fuel and armaments to Russia during the Second World War, Mr Robinson was presented with the Ushakov Medal by the Russian ...

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(Back row, from left) Bexton Primary School headteacher Paul Dolan, Knutsord Promenades organisers Julie Tempest and Robert Meadows, Cheshire East Council Leader Councillor Michael Jones, Promenades originator Sarah Flannery and Tatton MP Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, alongside some Year 4 pupils (front) at Bexton Primary

Council's £25000 boost to community culture and arts group

Cheshire East Council has given a £25,000 boost to a local group that  organises a key community arts and cultural event in Knutsford. Councillor Leader Michael Jones, leader of Cheshire East Council, presented the cheque to the organisers of Knutsford Promenades during a visit to Bexton Primary School – and was joined by Chancellor of the Exchequer and local Tatton MP ...

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Special Delivery

It is one of the unfortunate certainties in life that we will all have to face unexpected setbacks from time to time, some of which it can take us many years to recover from, if at all. A lifelong love of animals is helping one forty-seven year old Cheshire woman emerge from a five year period of intense personal tradgedy more ...

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The enduring attraction of ‘The White Stuff’

The enduring attraction of ‘The White Stuff’

Skiing is something you either adore or hate. The haters have often never tried it, or maybe it just hasn’t ‘clicked’ for them. The complaint can be that “it’s far too cold” or “I would rather be on the beach in 80 degrees” In truth one rarely gets cold wearing modern technical clothing and the sun is so strong it ...

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CAFT-Fun-Day-Photo-8Stars shine at family fun day

The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust was joined by two of its celebrity patrons at its annual Family Fun Day recently. John Bishop and Jason Manford brought their families and friends along to enjoy the event with 800 visitors, helping to raise £5000 for the charity. Local radio DJ Mark Blackman hosted the event, introducing live […]

Matthew ScullionKnutsford-based Matillion to drive £1m revenues in 2015

Fast-growing, Knutsford based IT start-up company, Matillion, has announced that it is on target to achieve revenues of £1million in 2015. The company is experiencing high demand for its innovative cloud-based Business Intelligence (BI) software including in the North West, where around 25% of its customers are based. Mid-size companies like Character World in Cheadle, toy […]

Paul, Tessa and NigelBella builds new Cheshire Show website

Knutsford-based agency, Bella Design and Marketing has announced its partnership with the Cheshire Agricultural Society on the creation of a new website for The Cheshire County Show. Bella will work with the leading county show to develop a renewed, dynamic site for use by exhibitors, sponsors and principal partners, as well as the thousands of […]

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Heather Jobling (centre) receives the awardLocal Law Firm of the Year Award for Jobling Gowler

Jobling Gowler Solicitors, which has its office in Macclesfield, has scooped the title Local Law Firm of the Year 2014 at a prestigious national legal conference and awards dinner. It is the fourth year that Bristol-based 360 Legal Group, has held the awards to find and recognise practices of all sizes who are not only […]

image001_5_webSpecial Delivery

It is one of the unfortunate certainties in life that we will all have to face unexpected setbacks from time to time, some of which it can take us many years to recover from, if at all. A lifelong love of animals is helping one forty-seven year old Cheshire woman emerge from a five year […]

Tom proudly displays his Artic Convoy medalRussia salutes Prestbury’s Arctic Convoy hero

Prestbury’s Arctic Convoy hero, Tom Robinson, was among those World War Two veterans honoured last month by the Russian government, writes Barry Hook. Along with other veterans who risked their lives serving on naval convoys delivering much needed food, fuel and armaments to Russia during the Second World War, Mr Robinson was presented with the […]

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Local retailers support ‘Bin Your Bra’ campaign

We all have one….a tangled ball of unused or ill-fitting bras nestling in our top drawer, taking up valuable space! Now there’s no better excuse to clean it out. Local retailers in Hale are getting behind the national ‘Bin Your Bra’ campaign to support Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Customers can deposit their unwanted or unloved bras in Bra Banks throughout the […]

Your style questions answered

Q. How do you wear a blanket coat? I like the idea but as a busy mum with two young children, I’m not sure it’s the most practical style. A. Blanket coats are one of Autumn’s biggest trends and with a plethora of styles available on the high street, not to mention length, texture and print […]

Local retailers shortlisted for major Award!

Local independent retailers, Pixie, Shoetique and Chateau de sable, have been announced as finalists for the national Drapers Independents Awards 2014. Drapers are the authority in the UK fashion business and their awards celebrate innovation and talent within the fashion retailing community, identifying who is leading the way in the independent sector. Pixie, a childrenswear, […]

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