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New award to recognize altruism and innovation in the field of analytical science

Phenomenex and The Analytical Scientist magazine - published by Texere Publishing, a science publishing company based in Knutsford - have joined forces to launch The Humanity in Science Award. This new award aims to discover and celebrate an altruistic breakthrough in analytical science that has truly improved the health and wellbeing of people worldwide. Entries are now being accepted at www.humanityinscienceaward.com with a ...

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Christie & Co completes sale of Mottram Hall

Christie & Co completes sale of Mottram Hall

Acting on behalf of the Board of De Vere Group, specialist hotel property adviser Christie + Co has completed the sale of the magnificent Mottram Hall in Cheshire. Surrounded by wonderful parkland, this exclusive conference, golf and spa resort is conveniently situated only a short drive from Manchester Airport.  With 120 luxurious bedrooms and suites, two restaurants and three bars, Mottram ...

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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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Celebrating the Bexy Boom

Celebrating the Bexy Boom

Knutsford-based Bexy Boo Designs, has enjoyed an incredible six months with an introduction to mainstream retail, a prestigious award win, international orders and ever-increasing demand for new designs and products. Owner, Bex Hassett, runs the business from her home studio in Cheshire and sells bespoke, hand-finished greetings cards and gifts in shops across the UK, as well as through her website ...

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Rick Astley and guests

Prestbury's Margo Cornish raises £60,000 at charity ball

Rick Astley performed at the glitzy Fly Back To The 80s ball, held at Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park on 11 October. Rick took to the stage to perform some of his best-known hits and invited audience members to join him in a singalong in return for a donation. The event raised more than £60,000 for charity Teenage Cancer Trust. Ball organiser and ...

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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 […]

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 […]

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Mottram HallChristie & Co completes sale of Mottram Hall

Acting on behalf of the Board of De Vere Group, specialist hotel property adviser Christie + Co has completed the sale of the magnificent Mottram Hall in Cheshire. Surrounded by wonderful parkland, this exclusive conference, golf and spa resort is conveniently situated only a short drive from Manchester Airport.  With 120 luxurious bedrooms and suites, […]

bexphoto (2)Celebrating the Bexy Boom

Knutsford-based Bexy Boo Designs, has enjoyed an incredible six months with an introduction to mainstream retail, a prestigious award win, international orders and ever-increasing demand for new designs and products. Owner, Bex Hassett, runs the business from her home studio in Cheshire and sells bespoke, hand-finished greetings cards and gifts in shops across the UK, […]

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November 11, 2014Manchester High speech night celebrates girls’ outstanding achievements

Members of the Manchester High School for Girls community gathered together at the Bridgewater Hall recently for the school’s annual Speech Night ceremony. The event celebrated all aspects of school life with students receiving examination certificates and prizes in recognition of their effort, progress, commitment and service to the community. Manchester High welcomed former pupil […]

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Victorinox launches menswear fashion concession in Manchester

Victorinox, the makers of the original Swiss army knife, have launched their first European fashion concession in House of Fraser Manchester, and I’m delighted to report that it’s everything you’d expect from a premium brand best-known for its functional and multi-purpose heritage. Inspired by the iconic Swiss army knife and using fresh and innovative fabrics, […]

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 […]

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