August, 2018 | Knutsford Times
  • Celebrity golf tournament at The Mere in September

    A celebrity golf tournament is to be staged at The Mere Golf Resort in Cheshire to raise much-needed cash for critically ill children. The Matt Haycox Foundation has announced its first celebrity golf tournament, in partnership with...

    • Posted August 31, 2018
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  • Manchester Airport celebrates its regional roots with 80 oak trees up for grabs

    Communities across the region are being given the chance to apply for a commemorative oak tree and time capsule as part of Manchester Airport’s 80th birthday celebrations. The UK’s third largest airport announced earlier in the year its...

    • Posted August 30, 2018
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  • Manchester Airport celebrates one year of construction on its £1bn transformation programme

    Manchester Airport is marking one year of construction on the biggest investment project in its history by releasing stunning images showing the work completed so far. The North’s global gateway is spending £1bn on transforming the airport,...

    • Posted August 30, 2018
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  • Police appeal for witnesses following criminal damage to a war memorial in Macclesfield

    Police investigating criminal damage to a cenotaph in Macclesfield are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 7.30pm on Monday 27 August a woman climbed onto the war memorial and caused damage to a poppy wreath....

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Firework PR run national festival

    A national festival headlined by renowned Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge has appointed Knutsford’s Firework PR to run a hyper-local awareness and promotion programme, complementing the existing marketing campaign, for the final leg of its four-date summer tour. Pub...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • New fund to boost diversity of people working in digital and tech jobs

      People from underrepresented groups with the potential to become tomorrow’s tech stars are set to be given new digital skills as part of a push to improve diversity in the digital economy and address local skills...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Commissioner provides funding for Cheshire-wide project to keep young children safe from abuse

    A project to help keep very young children safe from domestic abuse is being rolled out across the whole of Cheshire thanks to funding from the county’s police and crime commissioner. Following a successful pilot in Warrington,...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Unemployment figures in Tatton hits 43 year low

    Numbers of people claiming out of work benefits in Tatton has fallen again in the past month – as national unemployment levels hit a 43 year low. According to the Office of National Statistics 420 people were...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Free Family Event at Tatton Park

    A free family day of activities, music and stories to commemorate the First World War is being held in the historic grounds of Tatton Park’s Old Hall, Knutsford, on Sunday 26 August.  Hosted by Cheshire East Council,...

    • Posted August 27, 2018
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  • No new village hall for Pickmere

    Parish councillers were told that there would be no new village hall for Pickmere, following plans to build on green space. Cheshire East Council’s northern planning committee rejected plans to convert Turton Pavillion, in Jacobs Way, into...

    • Posted August 27, 2018
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