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Ellesmere Port restaurant fined over hygiene

The owner of a Chinese restaurant in Ellesmere Port has been fined a total of £2,773.50 for food hygiene offences. Mr Danny Ma (41), pleaded guilty to four…

Chester plans Easter egg hunt

A citywide Easter egg hunt is landing in Chester next month with children being invited to find coloured eggs hidden in selected city centre retailers. Organised by CH1ChesterBID,…

East Cheshire Hospice joins digital network

East Cheshire Hospice is the latest health care organisation to start using the Cheshire Care Record. With patient consent, clinicians have access to the digital system which links…

Funding boost for Congleton church

St Peter’s church, in Congleton, is set to benefit from a £10,000 National Churches Trust Repair Grant to help fund urgent repairs to the ceiling of this Grade…

Cheshire East cycling strategy unveiled

Cheshire East Council has unveiled a strategy to double the number of people cycling in the borough. The authority’s ambition is a ‘step change’ in the take up…

  Sport

Silkmen book place in Wembley final

Silkmen book place in Wembley final

For a season that appeared to be petering out for the Silkmen, a moment of magic has transformed the landscape…

  Entertainment

Presenters named for Big Painting Challenge

Presenters named for Big Painting Challenge

The BBC’s art equivalent to GBBO is to be presented by Mariella Frostrup and The Reverend Richard Coles. In the…

Archers pick up drama nominations

Archers pick up drama nominations

The finalists for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2017 have been announced and include three nominations for The Archers, including…

  Celebrity

Win a trip to Take That’s “Wonderland”

Win a trip to Take That’s “Wonderland”

The wait is almost over for Take That fans as the British boyband return this month with their new album,…

Hollyoaks support mental health project

Hollyoaks support mental health project

Clapperboard UK has announced that the producers of TV soap Hollyoaks- Lime Pictures- is supporting its 2016-17 Mental Health and…


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Culture

Quarry Bank Mill restores its glasshouse

Quarry Bank Mill restores its glasshouse

A rare example of a 19th century curvilinear glasshouse has been restored at the National Trust’s Quarry Bank in Cheshire after a year-long project. The 1820s glasshouse was…

Vernon Poynton Brass Band appoints new director

Vernon Poynton Brass Band appoints new director

The Vernon Poynton Brass Band has appointed a new director. Stig Maersk directed the band at the North West Regional Championships in Blackpool in February following the departure…

Jane Eyre at the Lowry Centre

Jane Eyre at the Lowry Centre

Sally Cookson’s energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece, Jane Eyre comes to The Lowry Sat 8 – Sat 15 April with Nadia Clifford taking the…

Grant for Wilmslow singing group

Grant for Wilmslow singing group

The Oakmere Singers Association of Wilmslow has been awarded a £500 grant after applying to Equilibrium Asset Management’s Cheshire East Community Support Scheme. The Wilmslow-based singing group is…

Ghislaine Howard:The Human Touch

Ghislaine Howard:The Human Touch

It is a book that the North West art world has been awaiting for some time, a major monograph of the Glossop artist Ghislaine Howard, an artist who…

Review ‘Funny Girl’ Liverpool Empire 8/03/17

Review ‘Funny Girl’ Liverpool Empire 8/03/17

Filling the shoes of Barbara Streisand, the original Fanny Brice, is a monumental task in itself but multi-award winning actress Sheridan Smith rises to the challenge and thoroughly…

Health & Beauty

A bad night’s sleep linked to obesity

A bad night’s sleep linked to obesity

Getting a bad night’s sleep could be increasing some people’s likelihood of becoming obese. According to a study led by the…

Business News

Birkenhead Engineering college launch

Birkenhead Engineering college launch

The Engineering College in Birkenhead opened its doors at a special launch event after also undergoing a £500,000 refurbishment alongside its rebrand. The Engineering College CEO Terry…

Property

Jones Homes builds Chelford development

Jones Homes builds Chelford development

Housebuilder Jones Homes has announced the launch of its new residential development; Cricketers Green in Chelford. Located on Knutsford Road, Jones Homes will transform the 7.5 acre…

Premier League

Lacazette becomes Man United’s top target

Lacazette becomes Man United’s top target

Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette is emerging as Manchester United’s top target for the summer transfer window. And according to reports coming out of France  the two clubs are…

Basketball

Sponsor for Cheshire Phoenix

Sponsor for Cheshire Phoenix

For the second year running, Swansway Chester Jeep are sponsoring Cheshire Phoenix basketball team, who are delighted with their brand new Jeep Renegade Swansway Chester Operation Director,…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks eye Solomona

Sale Sharks eye Solomona

Sale Sharks are ready to sign Castleford Tigers winger Denny Solomona, director of rugby Steve Diamond has told the BBC. The player is currently the subject of…

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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