Business award scheme launched

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11:53am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Federation of Small Businesses is launching a new awards scheme to recognise individuals who have gone ‘above and beyond’ for the good of small firms and entrepreneurs.

Cheshire East lays on breakfast and advice on business finance

11:23am Monday 6th October 2014

BUSINESS people can get impartial, expert advice on obtaining finance at a free-to-attend breakfast organised by Cheshire East Council.

Knutsford-based Crawford Healthcare announces the acquisition of Touchless Care Concepts in USA

9:21am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Crawford Healthcare, the UK’s fastest growing advanced wound care company based in Knutsford, has acquired Touchless Care Concepts in the USA, including the brand’s patented range of spray skin protection products.

Firm set to 'light up' town

Knutsford Guardian: Paul Green and Andy Dixon outside Parkgate-based Knutsford Electical Supplies

1:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

KNUTSFORD has welcomed a new electrical supplies company on the Parkgate Industrial Estate.

Designer settles into Plain and Simple role

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4:40pm Thursday 7th August 2014

KNUTSFORD-based kitchen design company, Plain & Simple Kitchens is welcoming new head CAD Designer Hannah Bateman to the team, as it continues to strengthen its offering to customers.

Ruby's get decked out in Meccanica gear ahead of autumn concerts

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7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SUCCESSFUL Manchester band has chosen a Knutsford clothing brand as their ‘main style’ choice this week.

Sanofi up for top industry award

Knutsford Guardian: The awards received more than 500 entries from all over the UK.

1:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

PHARMACEUTICAL company, Sanofi in Holmes Chapel has been named as a top organisation for people management practice in the UK

Boxed Red seal move to bigger offices thanks to new deals

Knutsford Guardian: Janna Caley, director at Boxed Red, cuts the ribbon at the new offices with Craog Fell, creative director.

2:00pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

KNUTSFORD-based Boxed Red Marketing has moved into bigger offices in Adams Court to accommodate a growing client list and expanding team.

Mere celebrates second AA rosette for flagship restaurant

Knutsford Guardian: Mere celebrates second AA rosette for flagship restaurant

8:40pm Friday 25th April 2014

THE restaurant at the Mere Golf Resort and Spa has secured a second AA rosette.

Speedy Freight show their miles in front of opponents after award success

Knutsford Guardian: Philip Dunn and William Timpany from Speedy Freight and John Merrill from Navman Wireless.

11:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A KNUTSFORD-based business has been recognised for their success over the past year by receiving a national industry award.

Knutsford-based Gusto buys out Living Ventures and plans expansion


3:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A KNUTSFORD restaurant has bought out its owners and plans to open more venues across the UK over the next three to four years.

Carl joins the team at Bells of Peover

Knutsford Guardian: Jose Lourenco has started his new role at the Bells of Peover.

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

LOWER Peover pub The Bells of Peover has welcomed a new executive chef Carl Jenkins to the kitchen team as it extends its opening hours to all day, every day.

Barclays staff get inspired by students creations

Knutsford Guardian: Barclays staff get inspired by students creations

2:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

STUDENTS have created wallpaper that is set to inspire Knutsford workers at one of the world’s leading banks.

Boxed Red clinch top marketing award at industry bash

Knutsford Guardian: The team from Boxed Red in Knutsford collecting the award from BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull, far right.

3:13pm Thursday 6th March 2014

KNUTSFORD-based marketing agency Boxed Red has been named ‘Customer Service Team of the Year’ at a top awards ceremony.

Students seek to master PR skills for good causes

Knutsford Guardian: Sarah Flannery, second from left, and Julie Tempest with the students, from left, Josie Bell, Alex Brown and Abdul Aziz Al Khalifa                             n140790

4:30pm Monday 3rd March 2014

KNUTSFORD marketing and pr consultancy, Blue Barnacles Communications, is working with three masters degree students from Manchester Metropolitan University as part of their MSc public relations course.

Housing trust celebrates award placing

Knutsford Guardian: Peaks and Plains managers and staff celebrate the good news.

12:20pm Saturday 1st March 2014

CHESHIRE-based Peaks and Plains Housing Trust has gained recognition at The Sunday Times ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ awards, when it was rated as 21st in the UK’s top 100.

Networking group give a helping hand to Knutsford GROW

Knutsford Guardian: Pete Pealing, Community Partnerships Manager at Peaks and Plains, visited the Knutsford GROW team in a garden on Longridge to see the mower in action. From left, are volunteers Shane Bellis, Matty Ryan and Jonathan Daly, Pete Pealing and Kate Lawson

6:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

NETWORKING group BNI Mere, formed to help and support businesses in the area, has made a donation to charity Knutsford GROW.

Harold's magic touch on offer for town's businesses

Knutsford Guardian: He has mentored one of the world’s leading businessmen and now Harold Sharples (back row, 3rd from left) will use his experience to help start-up businesses in Knutsford

4:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A KNUTSFORD entrepreneur – who has mentored some of the world’s leading bosses including Apple’s Tim Cook and IBM boss Virginia Rometty – has founded a charity to help people who are thinking about setting up their own business.

Greg and Alex's fitness programme to raise funds for CAFT

Knutsford Guardian: Helen with Greg and Alex at the charity’s base in Millington.

1:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

TWO personal trainers are putting on an eight-week programme for those wanting to change their lifestyle but will be helping to raise money for a Millington charity at the same time.

Mere's Jane appointed as top HR fellow

Knutsford Guardian: Mere's Jane appointed as top HR fellow

8:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

THE Mere Golf Resort and Spa’s head of HR, Jane Hubbard, has been appointed a fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Concert add Chris to their team

Knutsford Guardian: Concert add Chris to their team

3:00pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

KNUTSFORD telecoms and internet supplier Concert Networks have added another new recruit to their ever-expanding team.

Cheshire business leaders welcome economy growth

Knutsford Guardian: GEORGE OSBORNE: Did he do enough to help the poor?

2:30pm Friday 31st January 2014

A CHESHIRE business leader – and a Knutsford-based firm – has welcomed the news that the economy continued to grow in the last quarter with both believing it is having a direct impact on firms in the county.

Cheshire firms invited to help build new memorial court

Knutsford Guardian: The lease for Little Budworth Country Park was up for renewal by Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWAC) this month.

4:01pm Friday 24th January 2014

CHESHIRE firms are being invited to help build the new £14million Northwich Memorial Court.

Oliver Valves announced record order book worth £85million

Knutsford Guardian: Company's gift to help carers

2:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

OLIVER Valves, the Parkgate-based manufacturer of valves for the world’s leading oil and gas companies, has a record £85million order book following another year of export-led sales growth.

MP opens practice with a call to Love the Dentist

Knutsford Guardian: Dr Greg Paysden and Clare McDermott sit George Osborne down at the new practice    n140341

2:59pm Friday 17th January 2014

MOBBERLEY has welcomed a new dental practice to the village, which was opened with a little help from the Chancellor.

Get your hands on Sir Winston's specs at Knutsford opticians

Knutsford Guardian: Get your hands on Sir Winston's specs at Knutsford opticians

12:00pm Saturday 11th January 2014

SIR Winton Churchill, Emperor Qianlong of China, James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Lord Kitchener are all perhaps an unlikely gathering, but they had one thing in common – a love of the very finest eyewear.

Telecom firm gets Government seal of approval

Knutsford Guardian: Telecom firm gets Government seal of approval

1:22pm Friday 10th January 2014

KNUTSFORD telecoms firm Concert, has been named as an official supplier for a new Government scheme providing Manchester and Salford-based businesses with super-fast internet.

Hearing specialists achieve success year on year

Knutsford Guardian: Peter Jones and Brian Unsworth of Hearing Matters

2:40pm Friday 3rd January 2014

A KNUTSFORD-based business, specialising in hearing healthcare, is reporting 15 per cent growth in turnover year on year as treatments for hearing issues become more sophisticated.

Cruising to success

Knutsford Guardian: Cruising to success

2:41pm Friday 13th December 2013

A KNUTSFORD company has won a prestigious deal.

Let's share our know-how

2:30pm Friday 13th December 2013

BUSINESSWOMEN from across the region travelled to Cranage Hall for this year’s North West Women’s Enterprise Day. Holmes Chapel MP Fiona Bruce was joined at the event by established and aspiring businesswomen from a range of backgrounds, from retail and production to professional and service.

Word of Janice’s expertise spreads to The Big Apple

Knutsford Guardian: Word of Janice’s expertise spreads to The Big Apple

2:29pm Friday 13th December 2013

KNUTSFORD is the place to be if you’re organising a wedding – just ask Janice Tasho.

Marketing firm yomps for charity!

Knutsford Guardian: Marketing firm yomps for charity!

1:47pm Thursday 12th December 2013

MEMBERS of the team at Knutsford based Boxed Red Marketing successfully finished Tatton’s Yuletide Yomp on December 8 to raise vital funds for East Cheshire Hospice.

Marketing firm up for award

11:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

Knutsford-based marketing agency, Boxed Red, has been announced as a finalist in the British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards - the company’s second nomination of the year. Boxed Red Marketing has been nominated for a prestigious Customer Service award, for the second time in 2013.

Hospice wins Boxed Red backing for Reindeer Run

Knutsford Guardian: Jennie Barnes, the community fundraising officer at East Cheshire Hospice with Boxed Red’s director, Janna Caley, showing the campaign poster

5:00pm Sunday 24th November 2013

KNUTSFORD-based marketing agency Boxed Red has gifted its time and services to East Cheshire Hospice.

Just what the Doctors ordered for Knutsford's businesses

Knutsford Guardian: Wirral digital 'champions' wanted to help open up the internet to all

12:40pm Sunday 24th November 2013

BUSINESS Doctors, the UK’s fastest-growing support service for small and medium-sized businesses, has established an operation in east Cheshire, building on its well-established presence in the north west of England.

Philippa's delight at opening of new bar and grill

Knutsford Guardian: Staff raise a toast to the Twenty One Bar and Grill                                                 PH141113-9

8:30am Friday 22nd November 2013

KNUTSFORD’S newest pub opened its doors for the first time on Saturday.

Booths Hall-based Firework PR to promote healthy food

5:00pm Sunday 17th November 2013

BOOTHS Hall-based Food Dudes has awarded its national PR programme to neighbours Firework PR.

The sky’s the limit for local firm’s Korean movies deal

12:30pm Sunday 17th November 2013

PARKGATE-based IFE Services has announced it is supplying Singapore Airlines with Korean movies.

Sarah’s new shop team is passionate about cheese

Knutsford Guardian: Sarah's team at The Cheeseyard

9:00am Sunday 17th November 2013

FOOD lovers and connoisseurs are being invited to taste the difference after a specialist cheese shop and cafe opened its doors in Knutsford this week.

Joanne unveils lifestyle store at Goostrey retail park

Knutsford Guardian: Joanne Napier at her lifestyle store n134538

9:00am Sunday 10th November 2013

USUALLY retailers start on the high street and move online, but ‘mumpreneur’ Joanne Napier has done quite the opposite in opening her large new ‘lifestyle store’ in Goostrey.

Delighted Julian and Anna bring home the bacon

Knutsford Guardian: Julian and Anna Price from Pig and Co with award sponsor Katrina Michel from Marketing Cheshire                                                                                  Picture supplied by Cheshire Life

7:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

PIG & Co, a family business based at Blackden Hall in Goostrey, won the Food Hero of the Year award at the Cheshire Life Food and Drink awards 2013.

Habitat help for water vole

Knutsford Guardian: The Ashley and Dumville team got stuck in at Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s farm

8:30am Tuesday 5th November 2013

EMPLOYEES from a Knutsford business picked up their pitchforks and donned their wellies for a day of volunteering at Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Binkley Hall Farm.

Mark will be selling Cheshire as destination county

Knutsford Guardian: Mark will be selling Cheshire as destination county

6:20pm Monday 4th November 2013

MARKETING Cheshire has announced Mark Boler as its latest member of its Cheshire Ambassador Programme.

Solicitors to draw up free wills to support charities

Knutsford Guardian: The Dellapina Law Solicitors team are supporting Will Aid

12:50pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

A KNUTSFORD solicitors is donating its time to support Will Aid charities.

Concert Networks to kit out Knutsford FC’s A team

Knutsford Guardian: From left, Gareth Williams, Neil Hollands and Stephen Baldwin.

6:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

KNUTSFORD-based business Concert Networks has struck a sponsorship deal to provide new kit for the town’s football club.

Fitness studio signs deal with gym clothing brand

Knutsford Guardian: Right, Muscle-In director, Paula Teader in the IM Elite Fitness studio with Ben Morris, left, and Jimmy Irlam

3:00pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

A HEALTH and fitness studio based in Over Peover has signed a deal with an emerging gym clothing brand based in the north west.

Booths buy fruit and veg supply firm

Knutsford Guardian: Knutsford's biggest supermarket has said all its beef is ‘farm assured’ in the light of the horsemeat scandal.

8:00am Sunday 27th October 2013

BOOTHS supermarkets has acquired Sharrocks, a fruit and vegetable wholesaler, for an undisclosed sum.

Food Dudes stress 3 Rs in a bid to tackle obesity

Knutsford Guardian: Professor Fergus Lowe shows children the healthy option in the Booths supermarket in Knutsford           n134142

8:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

A SOCIAL enterprise based in Knutsford is leading the national push to drive down obesity among the nation’s youngsters.

Boost for Alderley Park Biohub

6:00pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

ASTRAZENECA has announced the second wave of arrivals to the BioHub at its Alderley Park site in Cheshire.

Oliver Valves is on a mission to support a good cause

Knutsford Guardian: Mark Oliver from Oliver Valves, left, with Jan O’Connor of Wood Street Mission

2:30pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

PARKGATE-based Oliver Valves has extended its support of Wood Street Mission, providing the charity with a new van to allow it to collect and deliver vital services in Manchester and Salford.


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