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Thorneycroft News for October 2012

Teenage cyclist suffers head injury in accident with car

8th October 2012

A teenage cyclist from Southend has been seriously injured after she was hit by a car. 

The girl, who is believed to be 16, was involved in the smash with a black Vauxhall Astra in Queensway, Southend last night (7th October 2012).

Paramedics were called to the scene, near to Enterprise Rentcars, at 7.10pm.

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Macclesfield & Wilmslow Business Awards 2012

24th October 2012

The shortlist for the Macclesfield and Wilmslow Awards has now been announced and the following are the twelve finalists listed by category:

Business of the Year – Turnover over £5m
Mobica Ltd
MPM Products Ltd
Trolex Ltd

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Listen as Adrian gears up for Macclesfield’s Awards season

24th October 2012

Listen to Adrian’s interview with Andy Bailey on Silk 106.9 where he talks about Macclesfield’s upcoming awards season – including Silk 106.9’s Local Hero Awards and The Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards.

Nominations are open for the Local Hero Awards at www.silk1069.com , and although judging is closed for the Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards, you can still get involved in this prestigious event by booking a table – visit www.mandwawards.co.uk for more details.


Listen out for Adrian on Silk 106.9 tomorrow

22nd October 2012

Listen out tomorrow morning (Tuesday 23rd) at 9am for Thorneycroft Solicitors’ Adrian Bennett who will be chatting live on Silk 106.9 about our Sponsorship of the Local Business of the Year Award at this year’s The Local Hero Awards.

As a Macclesfield based organisation ourselves, we understand how important supporting initiatives like this in our community can be, and how this can be vital to the success of businesses within the local economy.

The Local Hero Awards, hosted by Silk FM, are in their 14th year and will once again be held at Macclesfield Town FC.

£1,752.20 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

8th October 2012

Kettles must have nearly melted at Thorneycroft Solicitors’ Macmillan coffee morning – the notes and coins have all been counted up and an amazing £876.10 was raised. With the directors doubling the amount that means an incredible £1,752.20 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Well done everybody! What an amazing result! 

Update (10/10/12): Here’s a picture of Rachel presenting the cheque earlier this morning:


Interview with Rob Thorneycroft on Silk FM

2nd October 2012

Listen to Silk FM’s interview with Rob Thorneycroft during last Fridays McMillan coffee morning.

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Legal Eagle session on Silk FM

2nd October 2012

Listen to last Thursdays Legal Eagle session on Silk FM featuring Hazel Madden and Karl Lewis from Thorneycroft Solicitors.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

1st October 2012

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Thorneycroft Solicitors World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

1st October 2012

Kettles were working overtime on Friday as staff at Thorneycroft Solicitors joined in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Thorneycroft Solicitors have been supporting the event for a number of years, but this is was the biggest yet, raising over £1,000.

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Bricklayer to get compensation after life-threatening electric shock

30th October 2012

A bricklayer who sustained a life-threatening electric shock has been told that he will receive a substantial compensation payout.

The 50-year-old was building a wall in Weymouth when he came in to contact with a mains cable.

High voltage electricity ran through his body and set the t-shirt he was wearing on fire.

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