Month: July 2018

Hays Travel St Helens officially opens its doors creating six new jobs

A NEW branch of the UK’s fastest-growing independent travel agency has opened its doors in St Helens creating six new jobs. The Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, Councillor Patricia Ireland and Mrs Lynn Glover, and Labour MP for St Helens and Whiston Marie Rimmer, were VIP guests for the official opening at the new […]

A new singing star is born

A “spectacularly talented” young soprano from Cheshire won one of the main prizes at an international festival. Charlotte Hoather, 24, from Winsford, was crowned as the Pendine International Voice of the Future at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. She was presented with the brand new Pendine Trophy, a solid silver salver, and a cheque for […]

Older volunteers turn charity carpentry workshop into cash with help of playground

A GROUP of older volunteers have turned a Cheshire wildlife charity’s carpentry workshop into a money-spinning enterprise with help from a children’s playground firm. The Cheshire Wildlife Trust (CWT) launched the workshop earlier this year after securing funding from the Ageing Better Brightlife initiative, created by the Big Lottery Fund with the aim of combating […]

Fat cat Ringo beats the bulge

A FAT cat has won the battle with the bulge shedding the equivalent of three bags of sugar. Roly-poly Ringo used to munch massive meals until he was put on a strict diet. Now he’s lost 35 per cent of his body weight, thanks to head nurse Katie Hartnoll, who runs Cheshire’s first accredited weight […]