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Overnight closures for M6 at Sandbach

Overnight work to remove road works signs and to finish road markings at Highways England’s M6 junction 17 pinch point scheme at Sandbach will be taking place this…

Over 100 arrests during Operation Hatay

A total of 102 people have been arrested under Operation Hatay 5 which ran over the course of last week. The final day of Operation Hatay 5 saw…

Student rent fraud increases

Seasonal rental fraud is an emerging trend with students looking for suitable accommodation around August, before the start of the new term. Fraudsters use a variety of websites to…

Warrington residents snap the town

WARRINGTON’S parks and open spaces have been showcased in an array of stunning photos, sent to the council as part of a new digital campaign called #snapwarrington. The theme for…

Crewe road named after Great Train Robbery victim

The grandson of one of the drivers who was attacked in the notorious Great Train Robbery has described a road naming ceremony in Crewe last week as a “very proud…

  Sport

Macclesfield Town look forward with confidence

Macclesfield Town look forward with confidence

With just a few days to go the start of the season, and with the Silkmen playing well in the…

  Entertainment

New faces on Football League Show

New faces on Football League Show

Channel 5 has announced the new presenters of the Football League highlights show, Football League Tonight which launches on Saturday 8th…

BBC plans Fergie secrets documentary

BBC plans Fergie secrets documentary

Journalist Nick Robinson will talk to Sir Alex Ferguson in a BBC One special Sir Alex Ferguson: Secrets Of Success. Sir…

  Celebrity

Paddy McGuinness to have wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool

Paddy McGuinness to have wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool

Paddy McGuinness has become the latest celebrity figure to be immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool. The comedy…

Celebs gather for Bolesworth International

Celebs gather for Bolesworth International

Celebrities gathered at Bolesworth Castle in Chester on Wednesday night for the launch of The Ashford Farm Bolesworth International show…


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Culture

TIGA has say in games education

TIGA has say in games education

TIGA, the network for game developers and digital publishers and trade association representing the UK videogame industry, has been officially recognised as an accreditation body for undergraduate courses by the…

Stockport photography competition

Stockport photography competition

Vernon Building Society are looking for the best pictures of the local area to feature in their 2016 calendar which will be sold to raise money for their community Jubilee…

Lowry Centre celebrates the ordinary

Lowry Centre celebrates the ordinary

A new exhibition at The Lowry celebrates ‘art in the everyday’ through the work of Turner Prizer-winner, Martin Creed, and a whole host of international contemporary artists including…

Mike Batt: A classicist behind the Wombles

Mike Batt: A classicist behind the Wombles

Composer, lyricist and record label owner, Mike Batt is perhaps best known for creating The Wombles pop act, writing ‘Bright Eyes’, and for conducting globally recognised orchestras, including the London…

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Liverpool Empire.

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Liverpool Empire.

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is wowing audiences at the Liverpool Empire, until Saturday, July 25th. In this brilliant production,…

Winsford actor looks to crowd funding

Winsford actor looks to crowd funding

Winsford actor Declan Baxter (17)needs your support to take up an acting role at the Edinburgh Festival this August. The young performer has been cast in a play…

Health & Beauty

Miley Cyrus in new Mac Viva Glam campaign

Miley Cyrus in new Mac Viva Glam campaign

Pop singer Miley Cyrus returns as Mac’s Viva Glam campaign’s spokesperson with two sure fire hits – a new lipstick and…

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Business News

Equilibrium joins ranks of the best

Equilibrium joins ranks of the best

FOR the fourth year running, Cheshire-based wealth management firm, Equilibrium Asset Management, has gained a high-ranking spot in the esteemed Financial Times Private Client Wealth Management Survey. The…

Property

Haslington site manager wins top award

Haslington site manager wins top award

Pride in a job well done has paid off for Wayne Aron, helping him scoop a top industry award for his role in overseeing construction of new homes…

Premier League

Liverpool FC offload Lambert

Liverpool FC offload Lambert

Rickie Lambert, the striker who fulfilled a boyhood dream by joining Liverpool, is to be sold. Liverpool have today agreed a fee with West Bromwich Albion of £2.9…

Basketball

Cheshire Phoenix resign sponsor

Cheshire Phoenix resign sponsor

Your Housing Group, one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, has announced it will be Cheshire Phoenix Basketball team’s principal sponsor for a third year. Your Housing Group…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks host ladies day

Sale Sharks host ladies day

The Sharks Ladies Day will be held at Sale Sharks Carrington Training Ground on Sunday 16th August 2015, 1.30-4.30pm. The cost of the day is £10 per person (plus…

Rugby League

Widnes Vikings sign Runciman

Widnes Vikings sign Runciman

Widnes have signed Charly Runciman from National Rugby League club St George Illawara on a one year deal. Runciman, who has made two league appearances this season, has…

Ice Hockey

Manchester Phoenix sign Gron

Manchester Phoenix sign Gron

Manchester Phoenix have signed NHL draft pick Stanislav Gron for the season. The former New Jersey Devils youngster will be an unknown quantity in the English Premier League,…

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all-day Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre @ Grosvenor Park
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre @ Grosvenor Park
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An open air theatre experience. The 2015 season brings Romeo & Juliet, The Wind in the Willows and the Merry Wives of Windsor. Tickets are [...]
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Fire Tech Camp @ University of Manchester
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