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Warrington’s Youth Council campaign for fairer pay

Young people from Warrington’s Youth Council (IMPACT) are encouraging more companies in the borough to pay their staff the living wage. They hope that more companies will follow the…

Civil War battle to be fought again in Chester

The last major battle of the English Civil War will be fought again in Chester – three hundred and seventy years after the combatants left a blood-stained field.…

£60,000 revamp for Ellesmere Port Market toilets

Ellesmere Port Market’s public and disabled toilets have benefitted from a £60,000 improvement scheme. The toilets, which have suffered from antisocial behaviour and misuse in the past, have…

Ice cream firm prosecuted after employee loses finger

An ice cream manufacturer has been taken to court and fined for safety failings after an employee’s finger was cut off. Tattenhall Dairy Products Ltd, which produces Cheshire Farm Ice…

Cheshire East sets aside £250k for bonuses

Cheshire East council’s most senior officers are in line for bonus payments totalling almost £250,000, it has emerged. A series of meetings have already been held about the…

  Sport

De Gea exit from Man United looms

De Gea exit from Man United looms

Manchester United are losing the battle to hold on to goalkeeper David de Gea who this season is credited with…

  Entertainment

BBC celebrate Pennine Way

BBC celebrate Pennine Way

A new four part documentary series celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Pennine Way, presented by polar adventurer and ocean diver…

I’m A Celebrity on steroids

I’m A Celebrity on steroids

From climbing Mount Everest, to serving as a reservist with the SAS, adventurer Bear Grylls has proved he’s not afraid…

  Celebrity

Real Housewives of Cheshire join other stars at Reviv salon launch

Real Housewives of Cheshire join other stars at Reviv salon launch

The Real Housewives of Cheshire joined Corrie stars and Sinitta at the launch of the Reviv wellness salon in Knutsford.…

Shameless star takes part in Red Nose Day shoot

Shameless star takes part in Red Nose Day shoot

Star of Shameless and Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, Alice Barry, unleashed her inner rock star when she transformed into Gene…


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Culture

Ian Fountain joins NCO

Ian Fountain joins NCO

Award-winning pianist, Ian Fountain, performs one of Mozart’s great Piano Concertos at the Northern Chamber Orchestra’s Macclesfield Heritage Centre concert on Saturday 18 April The penultimate concert in…

Wirral librarians to judge Chris Evans’ story comp

Wirral librarians to judge Chris Evans’ story comp

Wirral librarians are to lend their expertise to a national competition for budding writers. Louise Rice and Laura Pringle, who are Strategic Librarians at West Kirby Library and One Stop…

Young Abbey College artists shine

Budding artists at Abbey College Manchester went head to head in a bid to win prominent positioning of their art work in the college’s brand new, contemporary reception area. 15…

The Cribs perform at Warrington shopping centre

The Cribs perform at Warrington shopping centre

Indie rock band The Cribs have performed a one-off gig at a record store in Warrington’s Golden Square shopping centre. The festival favourites, who have performed to huge crowds…

King’s pupil wins poetry recital prize

King’s pupil wins poetry recital prize

Schoolgirl Lauren Hayward has become Cheshire’s poetry recital champion The 15-year-old pupil from King’s School, Macclesfield beat young reciters from top schools across Cheshire with her recital of three…

Crewe writing competition

Crewe writing competition

Budding writers of all ages are being encouraged to put their memories of Crewe down on paper. Crewe Town Council is working with local community group Creative Crewe to record…

Health & Beauty

Superdrug’s B. collection launches new products

Superdrug’s B. collection launches new products

The B.collection – Superdrug’s cruelty free and vegan skincare and makeup range – has added a new range of products. B.…

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Business News

SAS Daniels appoints Skout

SAS Daniels appoints Skout

SAS Daniels has handed its new PR brief to Macclesfield based agency Skout, to deliver a focused PR programme that will uphold its image as one of the most…

Property

Construction start on Warrington UTC

Construction start on Warrington UTC

Work is about to start on Warrington’s University Technical College. The college will specialise in energy and engineering and be run by Manchester Metropolitan University. The £10m project,…

Premier League

Liverpool FC close in on Depay

Liverpool FC close in on Depay

Liverpool FC are now the front runners to sign Dutch striker Memphis Depay. The young PSV Eindhoven player will be allowed to leave the club for around £18…

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 launch community scheme

Sale Sharks launch community scheme

Sale Sharks will launch the Rugby4All programme on Sunday 29th March at Eccles RUFC between 9.30am-12.45pm, with a Girls Skills Clinic. Rugby4All is Premiership Rugby’s innovative programme backed…

Rugby League

Wolves Monaghan struggles for fitness

Wolves Monaghan struggles for fitness

Warrington Wolves captain Joel Monaghan is fighting to recover full fitness following his hamstring industry. It has already been announced that he will be missing when his visit champions…

Ice Hockey

Hand steps down from Phoenix

Hand steps down from Phoenix

Manchester Phoenix’s player coach Tony Hand will retire from playing at the end of the season, at the age of 47. Former GB player has been player-coach at…

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