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Appeal after body found in Chester canal

Cheshire Police is appealing for information after a man was found dead in the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester. The body of 64-year-old Nigel Jones, from Chester, was found…

Cheshire East commemorates WW1 campaign

Last weekend Cheshire East Council held an act of remembrance to mark the centenary of the bloody Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. Senior representatives of Cheshire East…

Wirral waits for three queens

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to converge on New Brighton and along the Wirral side of the river next month to watch as Cunard’s three flagship cruise liners…

Warrington Whitecross clean-up

Fly tipping and waste in Whitecross has been tackled in a joint effort from residents and the council. A clean-up day was organised on 16 April by the Warrington…

Linking the Locks launched in Warrington and Widnes

The Linking the Locks project has been officially launched at events held in Warrington and Widnes. Linking the Locks will provide a package of support to businesses and…

  Sport

Back to Hockey in Cheshire

Back to Hockey in Cheshire

Back to Hockey returns to Cheshire this spring with many hockey clubs opening their doors to women across the county,…

  Entertainment

Take a red carpet selfie at House of Fraser to win Bafta tickets

Take a red carpet selfie at House of Fraser to win Bafta tickets

As title sponsors of this years British Academy Television awards, House of Fraser has launched a competition asking customers to…

Bafta nomination for 15,000 kids

Bafta nomination for 15,000 kids

Channel 4′s hard-hitting documentary 15,000 Kids and Counting has been nominated for a BAFTA TV award for best factual series. Over…

  Celebrity

Ex-Blue Peter star Helen Skelton to launch debut novel in Warrington

Ex-Blue Peter star Helen Skelton to launch debut novel in Warrington

Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton is launching her debut children’s novel at Golden Square shopping centre in Warrington next month.…

Tess Daly stars in Bupa campaign

Tess Daly stars in Bupa campaign

Tess Daly has recreated an iconic shot of Audrey Hepburn as part of Bupa’s Feel Great Britain campaign. The Bupa Feel…


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Culture

Review: Liam Spencer: First Impressions

Review: Liam Spencer: First Impressions

For those involved with the northern art scene, it seems that Liam Spencer has been around for a considerable period of time. And if anything his work has…

Review: Waiting for Gateaux, Epstein Theatre.

Review: Waiting for Gateaux, Epstein Theatre.

Can you have your cake and eat it? The members of ‘Mo-tivators’ health and fitness club certainly could and did in last night’s production of Waiting for Gateaux.…

Clonter Opera still fighting

Clonter Opera still fighting

“We’re still here!” That’s the defiant message from Clonter Opera, as it struggles to survive against a background of cuts in arts funding. Spring has sprung, and with…

Jeff Barnett to take images of Stockport

Jeff Barnett to take images of Stockport

Jeff Barnett of ClickSpeedPrint has been commissioned by the Vernon Building Society to design some eye catching canvases. The new canvases adorn the walls of the society’s St. Petersgate’s…

James Patterson announces bookshop grants

James Patterson announces bookshop grants

Bestselling author and bookshop devotee, James Patterson, has announced the second round of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to receive grants following his pledge to donate…

Lion Salt Works to stage first play

Lion Salt Works to stage first play

Tickets are now on sale for the first theatrical performance to be staged at the soon-to-be opened Lion Salt Works, Northwich Canadian company Theatre Newfoundland Labrador will present ‘With…

Health & Beauty

Macclesfield opticians offers seasonal advice

Macclesfield opticians offers seasonal advice

Summer is almost here and while warmer days are welcomed by most, for others the hot weather brings with it the irritation…

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Business News

Bugler Smith expand

Bugler Smith expand

Lymm-based marketing agency, Bugler Smith, says it has doubled in size in the last 12 months. The company has also added PR to its list of services, which…

Property

Warrington property report 2015

Warrington property report 2015

Warrington Borough Council has today published its seventeenth annual property report. The report, which relates to market activity in 2014, provides a barometer of activity in the local commercial…

Premier League

Man City fans slam price hike

Man City fans slam price hike

MANCHESTER City season ticket holders, or at least some of them, are up in arms after their seats at the ground were reclassified as “Premium” and rose…

Basketball

MBNA backs Phoenix’s health programme

MBNA backs Phoenix’s health programme

A Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club project that uses basketball to encourage schoolchildren to lead healthier lifestyles has received the backing of Chester-based MBNA. The ‘Hoops 4 Health’ programme, delivered…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks launch community scheme

Sale Sharks launch community scheme

Sale Sharks will launch the Rugby4All programme on Sunday 29th March at Eccles RUFC between 9.30am-12.45pm, with a Girls Skills Clinic. Rugby4All is Premiership Rugby’s innovative programme backed…

Rugby League

Wolves Monaghan struggles for fitness

Wolves Monaghan struggles for fitness

Warrington Wolves captain Joel Monaghan is fighting to recover full fitness following his hamstring industry. It has already been announced that he will be missing when his visit champions…

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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all-day Cholmondeley Pageant of Power @ 4 Castle Farm
Cholmondeley Pageant of Power @ 4 Castle Farm
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Cholmondeley Pageant of Power  @ 4 Castle Farm | United Kingdom
The Cholmondeley Pageant of Power is back for its eighth year. Track action will include an “over 1000bhp” race and over 120 of the country’s [...]
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Bolesworth International @ Bolesworth Castle,
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The Bolesworth International plays host to world-class equestrian sporting action and features new competitions which will take the show to an International level for the [...]

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