Month: November 2022

Centenary dinner provides fantastic finale to Reaseheath100

Our 100th birthday celebrations closed with a fantastic Centenary Dinner for 300 guests, all linked by a shared experience of Reaseheath. A unique mix of local dignitaries, industry partners, governors, alumni and former and present staff and students came together to celebrate this significant event, which concluded a year of exciting and meaningful Reaseheath100 activities. …

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Reaseheath alumna’s floristry business flourishes

Kathryn Cronin, who studied Level 2 and Level 3 Floristry courses at Reaseheath College, successfully set up her sustainable floristry business Fierceblooms in 2016, which continues to flourish. Kathryn shares her Reaseheath experience in the article below. I started studying Floristry at Reaseheath College as a mature learner in 2014. I have a botany degree …

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Horticulture alumnus from 1945 revisits Reaseheath campus

95-year-old alumnus Albert Bailey returned to campus to reminisce during our 100th anniversary, almost eighty years after studying Horticulture with us in the 1940s. During Albert’s visit to Reaseheath in November 2022, he shared his memories with staff and toured parts of campus, including our Main Hall and horticulture facilities to see how they have …

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My fond memories of the Cheshire School of Agriculture, Reaseheath

John Ketteridge, Cheshire School of Agriculture, 1962 – 1963 I was first introduced to farming on a ‘ten-day schoolboy course’ at Reaseheath in July 1957, when the College was known as the Cheshire ‘School’ of Agriculture. I then left Reaseheath to gain further work experience on Cheshire farms and returned as a full-time student at …

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