May, 2011 | Knutsford Times
  • Roll up your sleeve and Give Blood!

    Proud local Knutsfordian, Guy Wolstencroft aged 42.5, is embarking on running Europe’s toughest and most brutal marathon, at Mont Blanc, Chamonix. Rather than ask for the usual charitable money donations, Guy is asking people to donate a...

    • Posted May 31, 2011
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  • Leave your car and head for the top of Wales

    SPONSORED FEATURE A B&B business in Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, is laying down a challenge for Green Tourism Week: travel from your home to the top of Snowdon using only public transport.  http://www.greentourismweek.co.uk Bryn Bella Guest House, run by...

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Roberts Bakery wants master chefs to use their loaves

    ROBERTS Bakery is asking all budding chefs to use their loaves and submit their best recipes incorporating bread as an ingredient. The master chef who comes up with the best creation will have it reproduced in the...

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Magical Moo-ment for new Mums!

    Two new mums at Tatton’s Home Farm are tickled pink-ish with their new babies! On May 14 ‘Ursula’ a Red Poll cow calved a female heifer called ‘Tatton Yarrow.’ The day before, Friday, May 13, was lucky...

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Study to unlock secrets of Cheshire’s sleepiest creature

    A new project led by Cheshire Wildlife Trust will discover more about one of the region’s most secretive animals, the dormouse. The common dormouse or hazel dormouse was last recorded in the wild in Cheshire over a...

    • Posted May 24, 2011
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  • Golf Day raises vital funds for children’s charity

    Local children’s charity, The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, have their amazing supporters to thank for raising £17,000 at their 11th Annual Golf Day which was held at The Mere on 12th May.  22 teams had a fabulous...

    • Posted May 23, 2011
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  • Corrie stars in Ladies Lunch launch!

    Coronation Street favourites Lee Boardman and Jennifer James, aka bad lad Jez Quigley and barmaid Geena Gregory, are helping to kick-start a local charity’s Ladies Lunch event. The husband and wife team got into the glamour of...

    • Posted May 23, 2011
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  • Bring back traditional bank managers and increase competition

    Says business group in the wake of Project Merlin’s poor lending figures The Forum of Private Business is responding to the announcement that the UK’s major banks are more than £2 billion short of hitting their small...

    • Posted May 23, 2011
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  • “Magic of the Musical” – a tribute to a well-loved friend

    On Friday 27th May, at Northwich Memorial Hall, three local Amateur Theatre groups will pay tribute to a well-loved friend and fellow performer, Mrs Anne Hooker. Amateur theatre was a big part of Anne’s life. She met...

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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  • How many bras can you fit in a car?

    A group of ‘calendar girls’ from Macclesfield have stripped off to help promote their fundraising campaign at this year’s Cheshire County Show. The Macc Calendar girls posed for a photograph on the Cheshire County Showground to help...

    • Posted May 10, 2011
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