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New life for Brickfields Park

Work has been completed on a £180,000 project to rejuvenate Brickfields Park,Warrington extending the existing area and breathing new life into the facilities. The project has seen a…

Ride to work week success

Cyclists from across Cheshire East took part in a week-long effort to encourage more people to ride to work. Commuters swapped four wheels for two during Ride to…

Man charged over Winsford robbery

A 40-year-old Winsford man appeared in court on 25 March to face a number of charges including attempted robbery at a local post office. At 9.56am on Friday…

English Tourism Week underway

The best of English tourism is on show as the nation celebrates English Tourism Week with events and activities across the country. English Tourism Week (ETW), which began…

New parking machines to be installed across Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council is rolling out new ticket machines at its pay-and-display car parks across the borough. The new pay-and-display machines will be introduced over the next couple…

  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

An evening with Lee Sharpe in Knutsford

An evening with Lee Sharpe in Knutsford

Former Manchester United and England footballer Lee Sharpe, will appear as the main guest speaker at an evening to be…

Celebs come together for charity event

Celebs come together for charity event

On Saturday evening (25 March) the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now, hosted the Pink Ribbon Ball Manchester,…


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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…

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, ‘Wonderland’. To celebrate the launch and 25 years…

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…

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

Altrincham based RMS PR wins award

Altrincham-based marketing agency RMS PR has won the ‘Consumer PR Campaign of the Year’ award for its Parma Violets Flavoured Cheese campaign at the PR Moment Awards.…

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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