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HS2 hearings in Manchester

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee will next week relocate to Manchester for a day of evidence on HS2 from Manchester Town Hall.  Witnesses will include Sir Richard…

Sandbach benefit cheat fined

A woman is facing a bill for nearly £2,000 and a community penalty after Cheshire East Council discovered that she had carried on claiming benefits despite becoming better off financially.…

Energy complaints soar

Despite losing 2 million customers between them over the last year, the number of complaints to the Big Six energy companies increased by nearly a third in 2014,…

New Chairman for CLA Cheshire

The Cheshire Branch of the Country Land Association, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, has elected Edward Clark as its new chairman. A familiar figure to many in the…

Tribute to former council leader Anne Blacklay

Willaston and Rope Ward Councillor Brian Silvester has paid tribute to Honorary Freeman Anne Blacklay from Nantwich. He said: “Anne was the Leader of the Conservative Group and the…

  Sport

Liverpool FC mull Doumbia bid

Liverpool FC mull Doumbia bid

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is mulling a £20 million bid for CSK Moscow’s Seydou Doumbia, as he grapples with an…

  Entertainment

Palin heads new drama

Palin heads new drama

For the first time in more than 20 years actor, comedian Michael Palin is heading the cast of a BBC drama.…

Wallasey Town Hall on Flog It

Wallasey Town Hall on Flog It

Viewers to BBC1 next Wednesday afternoon will see a popular daytime television show taking place in familiar surroundings. The BBC’s ‘Flog…

  Celebrity

Rachel Stevens launches new charity campaign

Rachel Stevens launches new charity campaign

Former S Club 7 star Rachel Stevens has launched the Dettol Baby Blanket Donation charity campaign, by donating the first…

Former Corrie stars to take part in Coronation Street Tour

Former Corrie stars to take part in Coronation Street Tour

The Coronation Street Tour is welcoming back some familiar faces to the cobbles throughout the next two months, as Richard…


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Culture

Altrincham designer Christmas shopping

Altrincham designer Christmas shopping

The Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair is back for another special Christmas shopping event in the heart of Hale in Cheshire. Around 45 leading artists and designer makers…

NCO to premiere Anthony Gilbert’s Triptych

NCO to premiere Anthony Gilbert’s Triptych

The Northern Chamber Orchestra (NCO) has been chosen by Wilmslow-based composer, Anthony Gilbert, to give the world premiere performance of his new work, entitled Triptych, at NCO’s Christmas…

Saturday Night Fever comes to Liverpool Empire

Saturday Night Fever comes to Liverpool Empire

Iconic musical Saturday Night Fever comes to the Liverpool Empire next month in a brand new production. Featuring a twenty-strong cast, it features legendary hits from the Bee…

The Macclesfield Open Art Exhibition

The Macclesfield Open Art Exhibition

The Macclesfield Open Art Exhibition opens this weekend at the Silk Museam and this year its bigger than ever, with prizes totaling £600. The first Macclesfield open art…

Macclesfield Silk Brass hits the right notes

Macclesfield Silk Brass hits the right notes

Macclesfield’s Silk Brass Band put in another stunning performance at the Bolsover Festival of Brass again, coming away with first prize for the second year on the trot.…

Mayor present Ellesmere Port art prizes

Mayor present Ellesmere Port art prizes

Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones, has congratulated the winners of the town annual ‘photographic and all things arty’ competition at a special event. More than 160 entries were…

Health & Beauty

Urban Decay launch limited edition Naked Palette

Urban Decay launch limited edition Naked Palette

This palette from Urban Decay comes loaded with everything you need for a complete naked look.          …

Business News

Aspire-Education is officially ‘Youth Friendly’

Aspire-Education is officially ‘Youth Friendly’

Cheadle business, Aspire-Education has been recognised for its commitment to supporting young people in the workplace. The company, which has this month taken on five graduate interns has been…

Property

RICS propose new land classification

RICS propose new land classification

THERE are greenfield and brownfield sites and now the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) wants an an entirely new category: amberfield sites. It believes this is…

Premier League

No return to Man United for Nani

No return to Man United for Nani

Despite speculation in the UK press, Manchester United’s on-loan winger Nani will not be returning to Old Trafford in the January transfer window. Responding to the growing…

Basketball

MBNA backs Phoenix’s health programme

MBNA backs Phoenix’s health programme

A Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club project that uses basketball to encourage schoolchildren to lead healthier lifestyles has received the backing of Chester-based MBNA. The ‘Hoops 4 Health’ programme, delivered…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks new boy backs Cipriani

Sale Sharks new boy backs Cipriani

Scotland scrum-half Chris Cusiter says he is excited at the chance to play alongside Danny Cipriani at his new club Sale. Cusiter and fly-half Cipriani, 26, are expected…

Rugby League

Widnes Vikings thank fans for names

Widnes Vikings thank fans for names

Widnes Vikings has thanked fans for their help in identifying those involved in the violent invasion of the pitch after the Semi-Final defeat by Castleford at Leigh Sports Village…

Ice Hockey

Manchester Phoenix to meet fans

Manchester Phoenix to meet fans

Manchester Phoenix ice hockey club has invited fans to meet their players and coaches at the Cresta Court Hotel, altrincham on the evening ofSeptember 3. The evening will include…

Upcoming Events

Nov
21
Fri
2014
6:00 pm Chester Arts Fair @ Chester Racecourse
Chester Arts Fair @ Chester Racecourse
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 5:00 pm
Chester Arts Fair  @ Chester Racecourse | Chester | United Kingdom
Art galleries and independent artists will be exhibiting at the event, selling affordable art and investment art, including Kerry Darlington (Winner of UK’s best-selling published [...]
Nov
29
Sat
2014
11:00 am Father Christmas at Tatton Farm @ Tatton Park
Father Christmas at Tatton Farm @ Tatton Park
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm
Father Christmas at Tatton Farm  @ Tatton Park | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
Bring the family down to Tatton’s Farm to greet Father Christmas and his rare breed of farmyard friends, some of whom are the star attractions [...]
Dec
18
Thu
2014
6:45 pm Saturnalia parade
Saturnalia parade
Dec 18 @ 6:45 pm
Saturnalia parade  @ City Centre | United Kingdom
Saturnalia was a popular Roman midwinter festival celebrating the god Saturn, which lasted for several days. As Chester was a major Roman centre in the [...]

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