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About Lucy Thorpe

Lucy Thorpe is a freelance journalist who writes for the Knutsford Times - covering stories and news in and around Cheshire and Greater Manchester. If you've got a story to share, or would like to speak to Lucy, please email news@knutsfordtimes.co.uk
  • Ten Football Banning Orders handed out after disorder at Macclesfield Town match

    Ten people have been given Football Banning Orders (FBOs) after they were involved in disorder at a match between Macclesfield Town and Crewe Alexandra. Towards the end of the game at the Moss Rose Stadium in Macclesfield...

    • Posted July 18, 2019
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  • Gok Wan seeks Cheshire brides for new series

    Gok Wan is seeking brides-to-be from Cheshire to take part in his new TLC bridal series. Say Yes to the Dress Lancashire is returning for a second series after the first one proved to be a big...

    • Posted July 18, 2019
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  • Cheshire’s Gardens of Distinction scoop medals at RHS Tatton

    Two of Cheshire’s Gardens of Distinction have scooped prestigious medals at this year’s RHS Tatton show, which starts today (Wednesday 17 July). Wirral’s Port Sunlight Village Trust won a prestigious Silver Gilt medal and Tatton Park Gardens, a Silver Medal....

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Manchester Airport launches campaign to showcase how it is more than an airport

    Some of the North’s most-loved attractions, high-flying businesses and world-famous institutions are set to be showcased to nearly 30m people using UK’s primary Northern gateway. Manchester Airport has launched a visual campaign to celebrate all the things...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Plans backed for Cheshire East draft economic strategy

    Plans to take a strategy designed to grow the Cheshire East economy to £15bn, create thousands of jobs and build a huge number of new homes to public consultation have been backed. The Cheshire East Draft Economic...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Nearly 23,000 homes at risk of flooding in Cheshire

    According to the Environment Agency, there are 23,000 homes at risk of flooding in Cheshire. The figures follow a spate of flooding in the region at the beginning of the month, which caused major disruption. Of the 22,939...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Foodies flock to Knutsford with an appetite for fun and food

    Food and music-lovers were in harmony for another hugely successful event dubbed Cheshire’s ‘Gastro Glastonbury.’ Thousands flocked to Tatton Park to savour a cacophony of delights at Foodies Festival over the weekend. The event combined celebrity chef...

    • Posted July 16, 2019
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  • Badger culling to be banned on Cheshire East farmland

    Badger culling can now be banned on council-owned farmland which is rented out. Cllr Sam Corcoran, Cheshire East Council’s Labour leader, told Tuesday’s cabinet meeting that the authority will change future tenancy agreements to ensure badger culling...

    • Posted July 16, 2019
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  • Hundreds of animals abandoned in Cheshire

    In June, July and August last year the RSPCA received over 23,000 calls about abandoned animals – almost one call every six minutes – with hundreds of animals abandoned in the same period. This is an 85%...

    • Posted July 16, 2019
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  • New Lidl store for Cheshire

    A new Lidl supermarket is coming to Wilmslow, with customers invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening on Thursday, July 18 at 8am. The store will open in the Summerfield Village Centre at Dean Row...

    • Posted July 15, 2019
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