Celebrating the women of Cheshire on International Women’s Day

Cheshire Life supports International Women's Day

Cheshire Life supports International Women's Day - Credit: Archant

It’s International Women’s Day and we love the women of Cheshire - these are some of the cool, creative and clever women we’ve featured in the pages Cheshire Life in the past few months ...

Nadine Naily, founder of modest fashion boutique Neish

Nadine Naily, founder of modest fashion boutique Neish - Credit: EMILY ELLISON

Nadine Naily

Nadine Naily, a 37-year-old entrepreneur, is bringing 'Modest Fashion' to Cheshire with her new Altrincham boutique, Neish - the first of its kind in the county.

Amy and Jess from The Garden in Hale

Amy and Jess from The Garden in Hale - Credit: EMILY ELLISON

Amy Shepherdson and Kate Mosley - Restauranteurs

Pioneers of Cheshire's plant-based eating scene, the duo behind Hale favourite, The Garden, are on a mission to make vegan food appealing to everyone

Louisa Boyd

Louisa Boyd - Credit: Andrew Price

Louisa Boyd - Artist

With a childhood spent hiking up Bickerton Hill, it was only natural artist Louisa Boyd would find inspiration in the Sandstone Ridge.

Linda Sage enjoying life as a Green Angel

Linda Sage enjoying life as a Green Angel - Credit: Linda Sage

Linda Sage - Writer and volunteer

Writer Linda Sage, from Sandbach, tells Cheshire Life how joining the county's wing of the nature group, Green Angels, has benefitted more than just the local wildlife.

Shepherdess Olivia Woodward

Shepherdess Olivia Woodward - Credit: DONNA CLIFFORD

Olivia Woodward - sheep farmer

We delve into the day-to-day life of sheep farmer Olivia Woodward as she looks after her hardy Herdwick flock in Crowton.

Louise Minchin

Louise Minchin - Credit: Archant

Louise Minchin - TV presenter

BBC presenter and regular Cheshire Life columnist on empty nest syndrome.

Elizabeth's Group have attracted media attention for the campaign to get a statue of Elizabeth erect

Elizabeth's Group have attracted media attention for the campaign to get a statue of Elizabeth erected in Congleton - Credit: NOT ARCH

The Elizabeth Group - Campaigners

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Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy was the suffragist from Congleton who arguably did more for women's rights than any other feminist of her day nand the Elizabeth Group are raising money for a statue in her honour

Organiser, Jacqueline Hughes Lundy, with Business category winner, Dr Shikha Pitalia, and Heather Cr

Organiser, Jacqueline Hughes Lundy, with Business category winner, Dr Shikha Pitalia, and Heather Crosby of Deloittes *** Local Caption *** Inspiring Women Awards 2019 lunch at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester - Credit: Pics; John Cocks

2020 Inspiring Women Awards

The region's Inspiring Women Awards are now open - a chance to nominate your local heroines, business leaders and charity fundraisers.

Dame Sarah Storey

Dame Sarah Storey - Credit: Archant

Dame Sarah Storey- Athlete

For Disley's gold medal winning Dame, the county means fresh air, fabulous views and family

Toni Mackenzie

Toni Mackenzie - Credit: Archant

Toni Mackenzie - Therapist

The therapist from Altrincham, has literally written the book on how to feel happy, she shared her New Year's resolutions with us.

Julie Neville (c) Marga Ferrer

Julie Neville (c) Marga Ferrer - Credit: Archant

Julie Neville - Cookbook author

Author of two cookbooks and wife of footballer Phil, Julie Neville speaks about her life in Cheshire.

Creating the kind of showstopper that made Steph a GBBO finalist

Creating the kind of showstopper that made Steph a GBBO finalist - Credit: EMILY ELLISON

Steph Blackwell - Baker

The Chester-born Great British Bake Off finalist Steph Blackwell wants to change the world, one bake at a time

Emma Wilson and Mindy Cowap

Emma Wilson and Mindy Cowap - Credit: Archant

Mindy Cowap - The Hollies

Mindy Cowap, from Great Budworth, Marketing Manager of Cheshire institution The Hollies, describes how she transformed her health in just 12 months.

Women in business

Women in business - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

We also spoke to women across all sectors in the Lancashire business world.

Cheshire women in business: everyday help

Cheshire women in business: leisure

Cheshire women in business: fashion and beauty

Cheshire women in business: home and design

To find out more about International Women's Day go to www.internationalwomensday.com

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