May, 2018 | Knutsford Times
  • Knutsford Mayor’s fabulous fundraising year

    At the end of his 12 months of fundraising, Knutsford Mayor, Cllr Neil Forbes, this week announced a record-breaking amount of £12,365 for his chosen charities: Mid Cheshire Riding for the Disabled, Knutsford Youth Orchestra and Knutsford...

    • Posted May 31, 2018
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  • Council’s recycling almost eliminates use of landfill

    Cheshire East Council is sending virtually all black bin waste to be converted to energy. When the council was formed in 2009, it sent 100 per cent of its residual waste to landfill – a total of...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Tatton Group backs plans for Cheshire and Warrington Devolution

    Henry Brooks, Managing Director of the Tatton Group, has backed plans for Cheshire and Warrington devolution, encouraged today by Northern Powerhouse Partnership board member, Lord Jim O’Neill. In a statement which came during the launch of a...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Spirit of the Horse comes to Arley Hall

    For the first time in 10 years, Europe’s greatest equestrian theatre show Spirit of the Horse is coming to Arley Hall with a spectacular new production for 2018. Starring more than 20 magnificent horses from six countries in...

    • Posted May 28, 2018
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  • Bright & Beautiful Knutsford has been crowned ‘Business Transformation 2018’

    The Dwyer Group, one of the largest franchise organisations in the world with seven European brands, presented the award in recognition of its network of franchisees, who have demonstrated excellence within the franchising community. Amy Wilson, a...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Inspection of services for children and young people with special educational needs published

    The outcome of a recent inspection of services across Cheshire East for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has been published. The inspection letter, which followed a visit by Ofsted and the...

    • Posted May 26, 2018
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  • Holmes Chapel business nominated for awards

    Holmes Chapel company Puddle Ducks have been named as finalists in the NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising Awards. Founders Jo Stone and Tracy Townend are finalists in the Woman Franchisor of the Year and Ali Beckman, Technical...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • £30m Cheshire East improvements planned

    A five-year plan designed to invest £30m across Cheshire East and High Peak has been drawn up. Peaks & Plains Housing Trust is behind the initiative, with the organisation hoping to help address the national shortage by...

    • Posted May 24, 2018
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  • Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service launch drone project

    Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined forces to fund a state-of-the-art drone. The drone – which is also known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – will be used to assist with police...

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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  • RSPCA seeks Cheshire inspector

    The RSPCA is looking for new inspectors across the country, with a position open in Cheshire.   The training for inspectors is as unique as the job – you can expect to abseil down a mountain, swim...

    • Posted May 22, 2018
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