Month: September 2016

£50M Eco-friendly apartment building to boost private rental sector

A £50m eco-friendly apartment complex with its own private garden terrace will provide a boost to the private rental sector in Liverpool’s expanding commercial centre, say developers Anwyl Construction. The company is in the process of finalising designs for a modern 21-floor development, housing 342 spacious apartments on Pall Mall, on the edge of the […]

Brave Lisa loses her locks in memory of her mum

A Wirral hospital administrator has braved the shave and lost her locks to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of her mum. Mum of two Lisa Cullen, who works at top private hospital Spire Murrayfield, near Barnston, made it a real family affair as her two young sons and husband Mark lent a […]

Opera singing stylist all set for hair-raising salon performance

An opera singing hair stylist who once sang with Aled Jones will be swapping her scissors for a microphone as she serenades clients at a salon’s grand reopening. Mezzo Soprano Faith Reade, who works for the Francesco Group hair salon in Chester, will be hitting the high notes when she performs a range of opera […]

Crafty back to school fun for St Helens families

Children with designs on getting back to school in style decorated pencil cases and drawstring bags during a special event at a St Helens shopping centre. Dozens of youngsters got involved in the family arts workshops at Church Square Shopping Centre. The craft session was the last one in a six-week series of fun events […]

Dog relay stars straining at the leash to perform at family pet extravaganza

An award-winning dog relay team which pawed its way to glory in both the European and British Championships this month has been announced as one of the star attractions at a veterinary group’s family pet event. The Wilmslow Wild Dogs Flyball Team, which scooped silver and bronze trophies at the prestigious European Flyball Championships in […]

Doggie models wanted for fashion shows at family event

PRETTY pooches with model qualities are being sought for a four-legged fashion show at a family fun day organised by an independent veterinary group. Lynn Spruce, of Mutzmacs, is looking for the Kate Moss and David Gandy of the canine world to strut their stuff on the catwalk at the Pets on the Hill event […]

Businessman finds perfect work-life balance in his garden

A West Yorkshire businessman is master-minding his multi-million international company from his garden – thanks a bespoke home office, created using aviation technology. Nick Wright and his wife Paula run Resdev Ltd, which makes and installs high-spec industrial resin flooring for pharmaceutical and food companies through to car park decks from its base on Ainleys […]

Store manager champions needs of St Helens’ dementia sufferers

A St Helens shop manager is championing the needs of those with dementia after seeing the effect of the illness on her own family. Gill Tonks from Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery is undergoing specialist coaching to help vulnerable customers with similar problems, and plans to train her colleagues in the Church Square Shopping Centre store. She […]