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Council backs ‘hedgehog-friendly’ initiative

Teams in Cheshire West Council’s Streetscene service have sprung into action to support a national initiative to protect hedgehogs. As Spring approaches the teams are preparing for the…

Police crack down on hauliers

Cheshire Police is taking part in a national week of action making sure commercial hauliers are following saftety laws. Officers will be patrolling the Cheshire motorway network ensuring…

Housebuilder donates to Hartford lipreading group

A Lipreading group in Hartford is now much more secure of its future after housebuilder Redrow donated £1,000 to the cause. After opening its trio of Hartford developments…

Call for adults to get active

A major charity initiative is urging families across the North West to get active in their area to help protect their wellbeing. A UK-wide survey commissioned by the…

Appeal over fatal Northwich crash

Police are seeking witness after a collision in Northwich which left one man dead. At approximately 6.15pm on Thursday 9 February officers were called to reports of a…

  Sport

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…

  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

Jason Manford brings comedy club to Cheshire

Jason Manford brings comedy club to Cheshire

Manford’s Comedy Club to play Cheshire dates. Comedian Jason Manford and his brother Colin set up Manford’s Comedy Club two…

Rowetta launches charity event at Manchester Arndale

Rowetta launches charity event at Manchester Arndale

Happy Mondays and X Factor singer Rowetta officially launched The Empty Shop 2017 at Manchester Arndale last night (19 January…


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Culture

Digital arts launch in Cheshire East

Digital arts launch in Cheshire East

Cheshire East is to launch SHIFT – its brand new borough-wide programme celebrating digital arts and tech in 2017 and beyond. Featuring a series of events and hands-on…

Tatton Park Scarecrow Festival

Tatton Park Scarecrow Festival

From 18 to 26 February 26, Tatton Park’s popular Scarecrow Festival returns to the award-winning Gardens and working Farm of this historic estate in Knutsford. With a reputation…

New photography competition ‘focuses’ on cancer

New photography competition ‘focuses’ on cancer

Budding David Baileys are invited to enter a new photography competition, which has launched to help challenge peoples’ perceptions of cancer in Cheshire. ‘Changing the Perception of Cancer’…

More tickets for Al Murray show at Parr Hall WA1 1BL

More tickets for Al Murray show at Parr Hall WA1 1BL

Extra tickets have been made available for Al Murray The Pub Landlord’s new show at Parr Hall after popular demand. The popular comedian with his unique brand of…

Kevin Sampson to host Wirral event

Kevin Sampson to host Wirral event

Wirral author Kevin Sampson will appear at Birkenhead Central Library to discuss his latest book ‘Hillsborough Voices,’ in celebration of World Book Day 2017. Held on Thursday 2…

Youngsters aim for Brass Band title

Talented young musicians from across the country will take to the stage for the 33rd Youth Brass Band Championship and the 2nd Junior Brass Band Entertainment Festival of…

Health & Beauty

The daily grind is driving us chocolate crazy

The daily grind is driving us chocolate crazy

A recent survey by the British Heart Foundation reveals the true extent of ‘cake culture’ in the office, as a third…

Business News

Cheshire East Council reaffirms Northern Gateway support

Cheshire East Council reaffirms Northern Gateway support

Cheshire East Council has reaffirmed its commitment to the Northern Gateway Partnership to spearhead economic growth in the region. The partnership is a ground-breaking collaboration of seven…

Property

Russells win Noma office refurb

Russells win Noma office refurb

The regeneration of Manchester’s NOMA neighbourhood is continuing at pace with the refurbishment of Hanover, an iconic city centre warehouse built at the turn of the century.…

Premier League

Man United ready to bid for Alexandre Lacazette

Nothing is set in stone, but Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette appears to be on the brink of sealing a big money transfer to Manchester United. At least thatr…

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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