August, 2019 | Knutsford Times
  • Championship title for The Mere’s golf ambassador

    The Mere Golf Resort & Spa’s golf tournament ambassador, Jack Brooks, has won first place at The Royal Birkdale Silver Goblet 2019. The prestigious competition, which took place at Royal Birkdale Golf Club on Sunday 11th August,...

    • Posted August 25, 2019
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  • Increased Premiership football demand boosts Manchester services with SAS

    SAS has responded to a surge in interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester.  The service will operate all year round, with two departures each week, on Mondays and Fridays....

    • Posted August 24, 2019
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  • Delta returns to Manchester to join forces with Virgin Atlantic

    Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, with Delta returning to Manchester Airport, once again joining forces with its partner Virgin Atlantic. Delta will operate a new...

    • Posted August 24, 2019
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  • Less smokers in Cheshire East

    The number of smokers in Cheshire East has dropped according to the government. Figures released by Public Health England show that in 2018, 8.7 per cent of adults across the borough were smokers, compared to 16.4 per...

    • Posted August 23, 2019
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  • UPDATE: Wilmslow man charged with murder following discovery of a body in Handforth

    Formal identification of the victim has now been completed. The victim has been identified as Pamela Ann Mellor, of Stoneyfold Lane, Bosley, near Macclesfield. The 55-year-old was a mum-of-four adult children. Her family have been informed. They...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • UPDATE: Man charged after firearms stolen in Congleton burglary

    A man from Congleton has been charged in connection with a burglary in the town in which firearms were stolen. Adam Pass, of Woolston Avenue, was arrested in Rope Walk, Congleton, at around 10.20am yesterday, Wednesday 21...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • Cheshire East consults public on next phase of Local Plan

    People are being invited to comment on the next phase of Cheshire East’s development plan. The draft site allocations and development policies document (SADPD), which forms the second part of the council’s Local Plan, once finalised, will...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • Cheshire Prize for Literature competition winners see their words in print

    This year’s Cheshire Prize for Literature anthology launch was held at the university’s Queen’s Park campus to celebrate the publication of the 2018 competition’s best entries. The selected stories, including those by the winners and runners-up, have...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • HS2 review commissioned

    The fate of the multi-billion-pound high-speed rail project, and associated large-scale developments around Manchester and Crewe, will be decided by the autumn after the Government confirmed it has commissioned a review into “whether and how HS2 should...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’

    Highways England is today calling on motorists to ‘check it before towing it’ following dramatic footage showing a trailer rolling down the M25 in Surrey. The incident happened on the Surrey/Kent border and caused five miles of...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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