awards

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 […]

Super-mum Beverly who nursed her daughter through sepsis wins Stretford Mall £200 pamper package

A super-mum who nursed her daughter through a life-threatening illness has won a Stretford Mall Mother’s Day competition with a £200 pamper package. Beverley Wallace is ‘the rock that holds their family together’ according to daughter Jessica Wallace, 28, who was struck with the potentially fatal blood-poisoning condition, Sepsis. Gall bladder stones caused a blockage […]

Award-winning former Salford student’s new Stand-up @ The Seaside comedy club

Award-winning comic Dave Rothnie has got them rolling in the aisles after setting up a regular comedy night at a venue dedicated to Monty Python star Terry Jones. Dave, who picked up the North West Comedian of the Year award while still a student in Salford, has performed alongside Peter Kay and  Caroline Aherne. A financial […]

Vet nurse Liam in the running for an ‘Oscar’ of animal world

A STUDENT veterinary nurse is in the running for an ‘Oscar’ of the animal world. Liam Grocott, of Alsager Vet Centre which is part of the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, is one of three finalists up for the Practice Support Staff of the Year accolade at the 2017 Petplan Veterinary Awards. Liam, 21, of Stoke […]

Vet nurse scoops double award for helping obese pets fight the flab

A VETERINARY nurse from Middlewich has scooped a double award for helping obese pets fight the flab. Katie Hartnoll, Head Veterinary Nurse at Abbeycroft Veterinary Centre in Northwich, which is part of the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will head to a glittering awards ceremony in Kidderminster later this month to receive her trophies. The overall […]

Security firm to the stars quadruples in size as it marks its 10th anniversary

The boss of an award-winning security firm that keeps a close eye on football star Michael Owen is marking 10 years at the helm. Jonathan Turner took over the reins as managing director of AGS Security a decade ago and has seen the company quadruple in size. AGS supplies and fits bespoke intruder and fire […]

Cheshire-backed rally wins top tourism award

A car rally that pulled in thousands of motor sports fans to Chester city centre and a stately home has picked up a top tourism award – in Wales. The Dayinsure Wales Rally GB picked up the  Magnificent Crowd Puller over 7.5K award at the  inaugural Go North Wales Tourism Awards,  held to to honour the work and […]