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Knutsford-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 manufacturer Sambro in Bury, Zebra Finance ...

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The Boarding Option

The Boarding Option

Personal circumstances; personal preferences or the specific educational needs of a pupil, may lead some families to conclude that a boarding school education will best match their child’s needs. Cheshire families have a broad selection of top independent day schools to choose from but, with the exception of one small but very good junior day / boarding school, they have little ...

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(from left) Mrs Rachel Edwards head of preparatory department, Mrs Claire Hewitt - head mistress-and HRH The Princess Royal

Royal opening for Manchester High's new sixth form centre

Manchester High School for Girls welcomed Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, to the school to officially open its new Sixth Form Centre recently. Dignitaries including The Lord Lieutenant and The Rt Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Manchester and her consort were in attendance at this special ceremony along with guests from the School community. The Princess Royal toured the impressive facilities ...

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: (Left to right) Lymm RFC captain, Sion Williams, Business Doctors Matt Levington and Rod Davies and head coach Adam Fletcher.

Business Doctors prescribe sponsorship

Lymm Rugby Club kicked off the new season having won a major new shirt sponsorship deal with Business Doctors. Business Doctors is a UK-based business support network dedicated to helping small to medium-sized businesses achieve their vision. Founders, Rod Davies and Matt Levington, both residents of Lymm village, expressed delight at being involved with their local rugby club. “What a great place Lymm ...

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Your personal invitation to the launch of Prestbury Beaumont Spa

Your personal invitation to the launch of Prestbury Beaumont Spa

Barchester Healthcare is looking forward to welcoming visitors to its spa launch to showcase the facilities available at The Beaumont Spa, which is part of Prestbury Park. The event takes place on Friday, 10th October • 10am–6pm They would love you to join them to see just how their new spa will add to the amenities available in Prestbury. In addition to FREE ...

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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 […]

shutterstock_175924280Online dating over 50

I have had a brief sortie in to the world of online dating. I’m over 50 and, to be honest, I found it great fun. Well most of it, writes Phil Wood Not being the archetypal shrinking violet, the thought of meeting members of the opposite sex was exciting until the day actually arrived and […]

Minette BattersWomen say farming is a top career choice

Farming is a great career choice for women, with many hugely positive about the benefits it would offer as a career, according to the results of a nationwide survey* commissioned by Farmers Weekly and Barclays, which reveals 91% of women are optimistic about the future role of women in agriculture. The survey, in which more […]

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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 […]

Spa-1Your personal invitation to the launch of Prestbury Beaumont Spa

Barchester Healthcare is looking forward to welcoming visitors to its spa launch to showcase the facilities available at The Beaumont Spa, which is part of Prestbury Park. The event takes place on Friday, 10th October • 10am–6pm They would love you to join them to see just how their new spa will add to the […]

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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, […]

Summer Holiday Survival Guide by Pixie

The holidays are almost upon us and most of us are already preoccupied with planning how to keep the little ones entertained throughout the summer months. Here at Pixie we want to recreate that feeling of when we were young and the idea of weeks with no school was the most exciting thing ever! Here […]

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