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Celebrating Knutsford’s Crowning Glory

Celebrating Knutsford's Crowning Glory

An exhibition celebrating 150 years of Knutsford Royal May Day is now on display at the town’s Heritage Centre. The Knutsford’s Crowning Glory exhibition features crowns, gowns, memorabilia and memories of the special day since it began in began in 1864 when Annie Pollitt was crowned May Queen. It achieved ‘Royal’ status in 1887 when the town was visited by King ...

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Dawn Ward and Trudi Beswick

Charity receives £130,000 thanks to Cheshire couple

A Cheshire couple has presented a cheque for £130,000 to national charity, Caudwell Children, following a glamorous fundraising event in the grounds of their home. Dawn and Ashley Ward from Great Warford, near Alderley Edge, raised the impressive sum by staging the Crème de la Crème Ball in September last year. The money raised from the star-studded event will be used to provide ...

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Crime scene created by Forensics students

Skills show opens doors to the future

Warrington Collegiate showcased its wide range of vocational courses and apprenticeship at a highly successful open evening and skills show. Future students flocked to the show to have a go at a range of different skills in real-life working environments at a wide range of interactive stands from a realistic crime scene by Forensics to advanced painting and decorating techniques. Visitors had ...

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A trip of a lifetime

A trip of a lifetime

Geography and physics students from Manchester High School for Girls have just returned from a trip of a lifetime to Arizona and Nevada, putting their studies into practice and experiencing some of the USA's most extraordinary scenery. They visited the majestic Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest National Park, where they enjoyed a stroll through the ancient Giant Logs trail and examined ...

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Marketing agency helps animal sanctuary re-home more animals

The Wilmslow Animal Sanctuary has seen an increase in visitors, and has re-homed more animals in the past year, thanks to free-of-charge marketing expertise from integrated marketing agency Dot-to-Dot Marketing. The sanctuary called on the marketing and PR know-how of the agency to build a greater online presence, increase engagement with supporters and raise awareness of the work they do. The sanctuary’s ...

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Issy WadsworthHenshaws’ fashion fundraiser success

Manchester’s oldest charity, Henshaws Society for Blind People, held its first fashion fundraiser event recently at Alderley Edge Cricket Clubraising vital funds to support people living with sight loss and other disabilities. More than eighty people attended the event. Models strutted their stuff down the catwalk in different outfits displaying the spring and summer trends from Xpose […]

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Dawn Ward and Trudi BeswickCharity receives £130,000 thanks to Cheshire couple

A Cheshire couple has presented a cheque for £130,000 to national charity, Caudwell Children, following a glamorous fundraising event in the grounds of their home. Dawn and Ashley Ward from Great Warford, near Alderley Edge, raised the impressive sum by staging the Crème de la Crème Ball in September last year. The money raised from the […]

Knutsford's 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Mrs Lovatt'.Watch out for Knutsford’s demon barber on May Day

If you are in Knutsford on May Day then beware the demon barber and his accomplice. Knutsford’s very own ‘Sweeney Todd’ and ‘Mrs Lovatt’ will be trying to entice unsuspecting men to partake of a refreshing wet shave by offering them free beer and meat pies. Come back here soon for more details.  

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Geography and physics students from Manchester High School for Girls have just returned from a trip of a lifetime to Arizona and Nevada, putting their studies into practice and experiencing some of the USA’s most extraordinary scenery. They visited the majestic Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest National Park, where they enjoyed a stroll through the […]

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Next-Outfit1Your style questions answered

Q. I’ve seen lots of lovely new things in the shops but what’s the one must-have item for Spring Summer 2014? A. With so many trends to choose from, it’s hard to pick just one. However, the humble skirt has really come in to its own this season embracing many of the other key trends […]

IMG_3148ED_resized‘Ramp up the red’ to fight heart disease with the British Heart Foundation

Local BHF Team Hhope will be supporting the British Heart Foundation on 28th March by organising an exclusive ‘Ramp Up The Red’ Dinner and Spring Fashion Show in the heart of Manchester. Did you know that coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer? It kills nearly one in six men and more than […]

Chantelle-Vendome-halter-neck-back-shortYour style questions answered

Q. I am a 34D and I am wearing a dress with a very low back to an event in a few weeks. I don’t feel comfortable going without a bra, but I don’t want to have the band showing. What are my bra options? A. Perhaps the most feared of the formal looks are […]

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