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Last call for community challenge fund

Local independent estate agent, Gascoigne Halman is still accepting entries for their £25k Community Challenge, which was launched in February. The agent is inviting all local charities, organisations and…

Wirral hands out the litter fines

Nearly as many people received on the spot fines for dropping litter in Wirral on the first day of a new clampdown as were fined in the previous five years.…

Cheshire Oaks barman aiming for the top

Bartender and mixologist Jordan Todd, from TGI Fridays in Cheshire Oaks, is aiming to be crowned the best bartender in the North when he competes in the Northern…

Troubled families project hits targets

The Cheshire West and Chester Troubled Families Programme has turned around 100 per cent of the government set target of 525 families between April 2012 and March 2015. This means…

Crewe UTC invite applications

Applications to study at the first University Technical College in Cheshire, Crewe Engineering & Design UTC, have today opened. Students are advised to apply early amid growing interest, with over…

  Sport

Manchester City has unveiled its new home kit.

Manchester City has unveiled its new home kit.

The shirt is in the club’s iconic sky blue with a contemporary, slim white polo neck collar finished with concealed buttons…

  Entertainment

Pinewood host games and movies event

Pinewood host games and movies event

Pinewood Studios will be hosting the second Develop Live conference in October, after its successful debut in 2014. Develop Live at Pinewood…

Amy Winehouse programme on iPlayer

Amy Winehouse programme on iPlayer

A portrait of Amy Winehouse – Amy Winehouse In Her Own Words – is available exclusively on BBC iPlayer from today.…

  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

Karl Wallace to lead Barnaby Festival

Karl Wallace to lead Barnaby Festival

Macclesfield Barnaby Festival has announced that Karl Wallace will take up the role of festival director as of July 2015. The 14-month, part-time contract will see Wallace relocate…

A Quarry Bank acting challenge

A Quarry Bank acting challenge

For many actors learning the lines of one character would be challenging enough. So spare a thought for Geoff Bird and Jim Gillespie who – in a performance of The…

Lowry Centre launches after-hours event

Lowry Centre launches after-hours event

The Lowry Centre has launched ‘After Hours in the galleries’ with ensemble of local musicians on the first Saturday of every month. Every first Saturday of the month…

Halton open art winner

Halton open art winner

Halton Borough Council’s 11th annual open art exhibition has opened at its flagship Brindley Arts Centre. The contest attracted more than 70 entries to the adult competition and…

Grosvenor unveils Richard Wood print

Grosvenor unveils Richard Wood print

A vibrant modern print by the Chester-born artist Richard Woods has been presented to the city’s Grosvenor Museum in memory of the journalist Trevor Chesters. Peter Boughton, the museum’s Keeper…

Illustrator brings Arley characters to life

Illustrator brings Arley characters to life

Four colourful characters are set to bring Arley’s history to life for children visiting the historic country hall and gardens. Children will be introduced to Elizabeth, John, Benji and…

Health & Beauty

Vichy launches new BB cream

Vichy launches new BB cream

Vichy Normaderm BB Clear £16 is a new light textured multi action Blemish Balm. It treats and protects the skin, correcting,…

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Business News

LJLA passenger growth continues

LJLA passenger growth continues

Liverpool John Lennon Airport experienced a growth in passenger numbers of 7.5% in May – the fourth consecutive year on year monthly increase in passenger throughput. Passenger…

Property

Cheshire East invite interest in Crewe development

Cheshire East invite interest in Crewe development

Cheshire East Council has issued a formal notice to capture ideas from the commercial property sector to help formulate its plans for Crewe town centre. The call goes out…

Premier League

Man City embark on Australia tour

Man City embark on Australia tour

Manchester City are undertaking a pre-season tour of Australia. They will spend 11 days in a Queensland training camp, before heading to Melbourne to take on Real Madrid and…

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

Sales Sharks Nathan Hines retires

Sales Sharks Nathan Hines retires

Former Lions lock Nathan Hines has been recruited to the Scotland national coaching team on a two-year contract, following his decision to retire after a season at Sale Sharks.…

Rugby League

Wolves Chris Bridge meets the fans

Wolves Chris Bridge meets the fans

Warrington Wolves fans can meet one of their heroes at Golden Square Shopping Centre next week. Chris Bridge, the Wolves’ number 3 centre, is dropping into the…

Ice Hockey

Hand steps down from Phoenix

Hand steps down from Phoenix

Manchester Phoenix’s player coach Tony Hand will retire from playing at the end of the season, at the age of 47. Former GB player has been player-coach at…

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