Month: January 2018

Plucky Patch cheats death thanks to Wirral vet finding rare tumour

A PLUCKY pooch called Patch has cheated death thanks to a Wirral vet who discovered he had a rare tumour. The seven-year-old black Shih Tzu was showing no signs of being unwell but unbeknown to owner Cheryl Dolan, from Seacombe, he was a ticking time bomb and months away from certain death. Cheryl, 44, had […]

Hire firm on the road to creating a greener planet with UK woodland scheme

An industrial equipment hire firm is on the road to helping create a greener planet, by helping to plant more than 3,342 acres of new woodland. Family firm Astley Hire, based in Leigh, is among the signatories to a pioneering scheme set up to help businesses offset the carbon emissions from their vehicles. It means […]

Meet the sibling cats with 14 extra toes between them

NOT only do cats Tiger-Lily and Lomu have nine lives, they also have 14 extra toes between them. The sibling pair, known as Polydactyls are cared for at Middlewich Veterinary Surgery, where trimming their nails takes that little bit longer. The felines had a tragic start in life when a dog savaged their litter, killing […]

High flying team at Bolton travel agents scoop top award

A FIRST class team of Bolton travel agents is celebrating winning a top award after helping holiday makers cruise their way almost four times to the moon and back. The high-flying staff at Hays Travel in Bolton town centre are over the moon after being named best cruise store for the second year running at […]

Call for Joneses to take part in world record bid

An appeal has gone out to people called Jones to take part in a bid to break a world record. They are being invited to join  the largest collection of runners called Jones, just before the start of the Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon. Already more than 800 athletes have signed up for the race […]

Riello UPS keeps the power on for businesses thanks to Delsol

Vital equipment to keep power connected at data centres through to hospitals around the UK is being sped on its way thanks to  delivery company Delsol. Couriers from the parcels and pallets firm, which is based on the Chester border,  transport products from Riello UPS Ltd to critical locations across the country. Getting parts speedily […]

First sneaky peek inside new state-of-the-art Wirral vet surgery

PET owners across the Wirral can get their first sneak peek inside a state-of-the-art veterinary surgery about to open in West Kirby. The transformed Acorn Veterinary Centre in Acacia Grove, run by the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, is set to open its doors early in the new year. The former buildings attached to the end-of-terrace […]