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Archive - Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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  • New lease of life for The Old Vicarage Hotel Knutsford Guardian:

    A PUB owner is set to breathe life into an empty 17th century coaching inn and hotel in Holmes Chapel. read more

  • Knutsford primary school could be set for relocation due to high demand for places Knutsford Guardian: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

    A PRIMARY school in the heart of Knutsford is considering relocating to the nearby Knutsford Academy site to meet growing demand. read more

  • 'A total lack of respect': Knutsfordians slam Moor litterers

    KNUTSFORDIANS have spoken of their disgust after litter – including broken bottles, cigarette papers, pizza boxes and cans of lager – were left strewn across the Moor at the weekend. read more

  • Residents encouraged to attend Crewe Great War commemoration

    CREWE Town Council will stage a ceremony at 11am on August 4 on the Municipal Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War. read more

  • VIDEO and REVIEW: Rock of Ages at the Liverpool Empire

    Emma Rigby gives her verdict on Rock of Ages - a tale of big hair, debauchery and classic rock numbers. read more

  • RHS Tatton Flower Show 2014 Knutsford Guardian: More than 100,000 expected at Tatton Park RHS Flower Show in Knutsford

    TATTON Park welcomes the RHS Show this year and the Guardian will be here bringing all the latest from the five-day event. read more

  • Stop complaining

    I have been fighting to have Knutsford roads maintained since February of this year. read more

  • Take over wood

    I am referring to the article in the Guardian, July 16, regarding the Windmill Wood. read more

  • Save paint and use single yellow lines

    While it may be inconvenient and inconsiderate, parking on Heritage Way or Cotton Shop Yard, as highlighted in the Guardian last week, it is not actually illegal. read more

  • Nothing we can do

    I am writing regarding the article about the parking issue on Heritage Way in Knutsford, and in response I guess legally there is nothing to stop people parking there if they want. read more

  • Left the building

    In reply to last week’s letter ‘Unfair sniping at the town council’ in which “name and address supplied” cast several slurs on The Knutsfordian’s character, the Knutsfordian would point out that his invitation being lost in the post is something of a running joke and at no time has he ever had any desire to attend Civic Sunday. read more

  • War memorial

    Although not a resident of Knutsford, I do pass through two or three times a week. Heading towards the Heath there are two blocks of houses all painted the same, on the left hand side. read more

  • QUIZ: How well do you know your area of Knutsford? The Office of National Statistics has released a quiz challenging your knowledge Knutsford Guardian: Tourism 'booming' in Knutsford and Cheshire

    How many people in Knutsford have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area. read more

  • catherine hobbs

    CATHERINE PAMELA HOBBS (PAM) Suddenly at home in Chelford on 11th. July 2014 aged 83 years, dearly loved sister of Eddie and much loved and sadly missed by all other family and friends. Funeral Thursday 31st. July with service and interment at St. John’s Church, Chelford at 1.00 p.m. Flowers welcome. Any donations for Save the Children. All further enquiries to J. Jennings & Son, Chelford Rd., Alderley Edge SK9 7TL. Tel. 01625 584199. read more


    DOREEN DEAN On 20th July 2014, peacefully in hospital and formerly of Boston Spa. Doreen the much loved wife of the late His Honour Judge Raymond Dean, devoted mother of Anthony & Helen and loving grandmother of Hannah, Jonathan, Stephanie & Sam. Funeral Service at Knutsford Methodist Church on Monday 28th July at 2:00pm followed by Private Committal. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for Knutsford Methodist Church. Donations and enquiries regarding funeral arrangements to Dodgson’s Funeral Service, 25 Manchester Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0LY. Tel: 01565 634251. read more

  • kathleen goodchild

    KATHLEEN GOODCHILD The family of the late Kathleen Goodchild wish to say a sincere thank you to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy, messages, cards, floral tributes and donations for Brook Street Chapel received in her memory. Special thanks to Revd Jean Bradley for her comforting ministrations. read more


    OLIVE QUAYLE The family would like to say a sincere thank you to relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy and donations received in memory of Olive. Special thanks to the staff at Leycester House for their loving care, Revd Jean Bradley for her comforting ministrations and to everyone who attended the funeral. read more

  • alan ditchfield

    ALAN DITCHFIELD 28th July Another birthday we can not share, but in our hearts you are always there. Love and miss you in every way not just on your birthday, but every single day. God bless your loving wife Mary, children and grandchildren xxx read more

  • Jane Richards

    JANE RICHARDS 26th July Death leaves a heartache no one can heal Love leaves a memory no one can steal Loved and missed and remembered everyday Ben, Mum, Sue and Pete and families xx read more

  • David Long

    DAVID LONG 29th July 2012 Two years on and sadly missed. Always in our thoughts. Life is not the same without you xxx Love Jules, Tracy, Becky read more

  • betty walker

    BETTY WALKER On 14th July 2014, peacefully in The Laurels Nursing Home, Winsford and formerly of Knutsford, Betty aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Tommy, a much loved Mum, Nan, Great Nan and Great Great Nan and Mother-in-Law. Funeral Service in St. Cross Church, Knutsford on Thursday 24th July at 11.15 a.m. followed by interment in Knutsford Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to the Funeral Directors, J. A.Whiston, King Street, Knutsford, WA16 6DW, Tel: 01565 632644. read more

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