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Cheshire first for Macclesfield midwifes

Maternity services at Macclesfield General Hospital havebecome the first in Cheshire to sign up to the Royal College of Midwives Caring for You Charter. The hospital is part…

Police appeal over 11 year mystery

Holidaymakers are being urged to help as the 11 year anniversary of the disappearance of a young man in Crete approaches. Steven Cook from Sandbach – who was…

Stockport recycling event success

Stockport Council has held a second recycling family open dayat Longley Lane Materials Recovery Facility thanks to a joint recycling campaign by Stockport Council and Recycle for Greater…

Ombudsman upholds more complaints

Complaints statistics for every local authority in the North West region have been issued as part of the Local Government Ombudsman’s annual review, revealing a 5_% increase in…

Wirral NHS magazine shortlisted for award

A local NHS trust’s quarterly magazine is one of 6 publications to be shortlisted for the ‘Best Publication Award’ by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). Cheshire…

  Sport

Man United trio in England squad

Man United trio in England squad

Manchester United trio Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling have been named in Sam Allardyce’s first England squad for…

  Entertainment

Date set for Titchener trial

Date set for Titchener trial

Helen Titchener’s trial begins on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 4th September The Archer’s favourite faces two charges, Attempted Murder…

BGT opera singer to play Gawsworth

BGT opera singer to play Gawsworth

Classically trained tenor Jonathan Antoine, who burst to fame on Britain’s Got Talent, will be performing at Gawsworth Hall next…

  Celebrity

Frankie Bridge is new Thomas Sabo ambassador

Frankie Bridge is new Thomas Sabo ambassador

Thomas Sabo, the global premium lifestyle accessory brand, has announced a new ambassador – The Saturday’s girl group member Frankie…

Amy Willerton comes to Cheshire Oaks

Amy Willerton comes to Cheshire Oaks

Former Miss Universe Great Britain and contestant of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Amy Willerton, is coming…


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Culture

UFO to play Parr Hall

UFO to play Parr Hall

For the first time in more than 20 years, one of the most British rock bands in music history has recorded a studio album in their native country…

Ninebarrow play Wrenbury

Ninebarrow play Wrenbury

After their explosion onto the national folk scene over the past two years, Dorset-based folk duo Ninebarrow will be visiting Wrenbury Village Hall on Friday 2nd September. After…

Warrington embraces heritage festival

Warrington embraces heritage festival

Visitors to this year’s Heritage Open Days in Warrington will be treated to more behind the scenes sneak peaks and special events than ever before. Culture Warrington, with…

Nantwich shows civil war journal

Nantwich shows civil war journal

Visitors to Nantwich Museum have am opportunity to view a 360 year old journal of events in and around the town during the English Civil War. The author…

New book on UK oldest family

New book on UK oldest family

The Mayor of Warrington has been given a fascinating glimpse into the past by local author, Mike Hewitt. Councillor Faisal Rashid sat down with the Burtonwood author at…

Macclesfield Art fair offers artist tours

Macclesfield Art fair offers artist tours

Visitors to the Macclesfield Art Fair will this year be able to enjoy a tour of the event with one of the exhibiting artists leading the way. Organisers…

Health & Beauty

Government’s childhood obesity plan slammed

Government’s childhood obesity plan slammed

The Government has launched a new plan to tackle childhood obesity – but it has attracted criticism for not going far…

Business News

Knights take on staff

Knights take on staff

Chester professional services business Knights is seeing double in its planning team, following two new hires. With more than 23 years’ combined experience Matthew Wedderburn and Alice…

Property

Elan brings Chester scheme to market

Elan brings Chester scheme to market

New homes just three miles from Chester city centre will launch off plan this weekend (September 3 and 4) due to high demand. Elan Homes has been…

Premier League

Hart’s future not at Man City

Hart’s future not at Man City

It has not been a good summer for Joe Hart. The England number one had to take his share of the blame over England’s woeful European Championships…

Basketball

Phoenix sign Quincy Taylor

Phoenix sign Quincy Taylor

Cheshire Phoenix has signed American point guard Quincy Taylor, something of a coup for the basketball team. Taylor started his college career at the University of Alabama  before transferring…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks launch girls-only rugby camp

Sale Sharks launch girls-only rugby camp

Premiership Rugby side Sale Sharks will give rugby-mad girls across Greater Manchester the chance to meet some of the game’s biggest names at a new summer camp…

Rugby League

Vikings open themed room

Vikings open themed room

Widnes Vikings opened a special Vikings themed room in a care home that supports people with complex learning disabilities, to mark Learning Disability Week. Star player Alex Gerrard and…

Ice Hockey

Progress on Phoenix’s new rink

Progress on Phoenix’s new rink

Manchester Phoenix’s planned new rink is progressing as planned whilst discussions over new players continues. Phoenix owner Neil Morris told the club’s official website: “Tony’s recruitment activity…

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