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Cheshire Police launches week of alcohol action

Next week Cheshire Police will be highlighting the effects that excessive drinking can have on the community and those it impacts. There will be a number of activities…

Halton Council calls on empty nesters to foster

Halton Borough Council is calling upon ‘empty-nesters’ to join an emerging trend by becoming one of the increasing number of more mature foster carers. In September many parents…

Scotland votes no to independence

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom, rejecting independence. The historic referendum saw an unprecedented turnout with the No side winning with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989…

Chester bus users asked for their views

Bus users in Chester are being asked for their views about what type of facilities they would like to see in a new bus interchange. Cheshire West and…

Council goes to court over Crewe housing

Cheshire East Council has announced that it is to mount a High Court challenge to the decision by a planning inspector to uphold the appeal made by Richborough Estates to…

  Sport

Tranmere Rovers sign Davies

Tranmere Rovers sign Davies

Tranmere have signed defender Ben Davies on a youth loan from Preston North End. The left back joins Rovers after Matt…

  Entertainment

Strictly dances back

Strictly dances back

The 12th series of the nation’s favourite dancing show is back this Sunday 7 September 2014 on BBC One at…

Walton Hall stars in Our Zoo

Walton Hall stars in Our Zoo

Warrington’s Walton Hall was chosen as a filming location for a new BBC drama which tells the story of George…

  Celebrity

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…

Fearne Cotton joins Tesco

Fearne Cotton joins Tesco

Fearne Cotton, popular TV and radio presenter, has been named Ambassador of the Tesco Mum of the Year Awards 2015. The…


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Culture

A walk through Congleton history

A walk through Congleton history

What did Congleton’s High Street look like in 1910? Was the previous town hall as impressive as this one? How did the Capital Walk Shopping Arcade get its name? What…

Artists lined up for Macclesfield Art Fair

Artists lined up for Macclesfield Art Fair

Contemporary artist and designer, Louise Gardiner, is one of numerous artists , including Ben Kelly and “Lord” Tim Hudson who will take part in the Macclesfield Art Fair 2014 in…

GTA V coming to PC

GTA V coming to PC

GTA V is coming to PC early next year, with a host of changes and improvements expected. According to the developer these changes will include new weapons, vehicles and activities,…

Artist’s Cumbrian adventure

Artist’s Cumbrian adventure

Cheshire artist Malcolm Croft is part of a two-man exhibition currently being held at Cumbria’s Castlegate House gallery. Croft, a former press photographer, is well known for his…

Review: Lord of the Flies, Liverpool Empire

Review: Lord of the Flies, Liverpool Empire

The novel, “Lord of the Flies,” was William Golding’s response to what had happened in Hitler’s rise to power in Nazi Germany as a highly civilized culture descended…

Book deal for Cheshire author

Book deal for Cheshire author

A school teacher from Macclesfield will see her debut novel on sale next month, after receiving a two-book publishing contract. Elisabeth Hobbes’ debut novel “Falling for Her Captor”…

Health & Beauty

Bergamot Max helps cholesterol levels

Bergamot Max helps cholesterol levels

Bergamot Max, made from Calabrian Citrus Bergamot, provides a powerful blend of bioflavonoids, which in recent research, have been found to…

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Business News

MAG appoint Jonathan Oates

MAG appoint Jonathan Oates

MANCHESTER Airport Group has appointed Jonathan Oates as external communications director. He will take responsibility for raising MAG’s profile and managing its reputation regionally, nationally and internationally.…

Property

Work starts on business incubator

Work starts on business incubator

The construction of Warrington’s £8.5 million Business Incubator is now underway and the event was commemorated by a ground breaking ceremony undertaken by Dame Tessa Jowell, MP alongside Cllr…

Premier League

Princess Royal visits Man City

Princess Royal visits Man City

Manchester City Football Club received the royal seal of approval as HRH The Princess Royal paid a visit to the Club’s Foundation, City in the Community (CITC).…

Basketball

Cheshire Phoenix promote healthy living

Cheshire Phoenix promote healthy living

School pupils at Utkinton and Huxley Primary Schools are benefitting from healthy lifestyle programme Hoops 4 Health. Hoops 4 Health is the British Basketball League’s national community programme, combining…

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

Jun
6
Fri
2014
10:00 am Mondrian and his Studios: Abstraction into the World @ Tate, Liverpool
Mondrian and his Studios: Abstracti… @ Tate, Liverpool
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm
Mondrian and his Studios: Abstraction into the World @ Tate, Liverpool | Liverpool | England | United Kingdom
Composition C (No.III) with Red, Yellow and Blue© 2007 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust c/o HCR International, Warrenton, VA Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) was one of [...]
Oct
5
Sun
2014
all-day Tatton Apple Day @ Tatton Park
Tatton Apple Day @ Tatton Park
Oct 5 all-day
Tatton Apple Day  @ Tatton Park | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
A scrumptious Sunday at Tatton Hall’s Farm and Gardens to celebrate the wonderful apple. Join in games and children’s activities. In the gardens, taste delicious [...]
Oct
29
Wed
2014
10:00 am Young Poet’s Workshop @ Tatton Park
Young Poet’s Workshop @ Tatton Park
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Young Poet's Workshop  @ Tatton Park | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
Calling all budding poets and storytellers! Join children’s poet Matt Goodfellow for a day of spooky poetry writing inspired by Tatton’s Ghosts in the Garden [...]

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