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Provoke launches search for its charity of the year

Independent brand communications agency Provoke wants to help a local charity with free marketing consultancy and creative design services for a year. Situated at Crewe Hall Farm, the…

Northern independent schools remain ‘resilient’

The number of private schools in the North has fallen slightly in the past year, new figures reveal. The 2016 Independent Schools Council (ISC) Census shows there are now…

Warrington prepares for voting day

There’s just a week to go before voting day on May 5, and Warrington Borough Council’s elections team is busy making final preparations. Three elections will be taking place…

PHE urges parents to vaccinate against MMR

Public Health England (PHE) experts are calling for all parents to get their children vaccinated against Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) when the vaccine is offered, or for…

Get your school a lollipop lady

Churchill Insurance and Robert Webb have launched a nationwide campaign to put 50 lollipop men and women (‘lollipoppers’) on school crossings throughout the UK for the new school…

  Sport

Applications close for Chester FC manager

Applications close for Chester FC manager

Applications have now closed for people to apply for the Chester FC vacant manager’s post The club say the response has…

  Entertainment

BBC Proms 2016 programme

BBC Proms 2016 programme

The BBC Proms has announced the programme for its 122nd season featuring more than 90 concerts over eight weeks, including four…

BBC tribute to Ronnie Corbett

BBC tribute to Ronnie Corbett

BBC Director-General Tony Hall today paid tribute to Ronnie Corbett who has died at the age of 85. “Ronnie Corbett was…

  Celebrity

Robbie Savage turns gold for John Smith pop up

Robbie Savage turns gold for John Smith pop up

Footballer turned TV pundit Robbie Savage has been sprayed from head-to-toe in gold as he opened the John Smith’s Golden…

Ronan Keating backs Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Ronan Keating backs Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Pop star Ronan Keating is backing the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Roadshow – set up to help save lives and…


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Culture

Cheshire food photographer scoops prize

Cheshire food photographer scoops prize

The winner of the Food Blogger category of Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2016 was announced at a packed reception at the Mall Galleries, London, this…

Warrington joins museums at night

Warrington joins museums at night

Culture Warrington and Blackwood Events acting group are giving the public a rare chance to test their bravery at the upcoming free event Rotten Luck, organised as part of Culture24’s…

Wilmslow Green Room announce new season

Wilmslow Green Room announce new season

The Wilmslow Green Room Society, one of the most active theatre companies in the area has announced its new season and it is a mix of old favourites…

A clash of beliefs at Barnaby Festival 2016

A clash of beliefs at Barnaby Festival 2016

Left wing political activist Owen Jones joins top BBC journalist Nick Robinson ‘In Conversation’ at the Barnaby Festival on Saturday 18 June in one of a number of…

Review – Get Carter, The Lowry Theatre

Review – Get Carter, The Lowry Theatre

Ted Lewis’ novel, Jack’s Return Home, written about the home-bred gangland world of the swinging sixties, has finally made it to the stage. Better remembered as the 1972…

Chester Music Festival takes shape

Chester Music Festival takes shape

Chester Music Festival (8th – 18th June) featuring Ensemble Deva presents music spanning four centuries in a range of chamber concerts presented in the city. The 11 day line-up includes:…

Health & Beauty

Get Bank Holiday ready with Perfume Shop offers

Get Bank Holiday ready with Perfume Shop offers

With something to suit every event in your calendar this May, the experts at The Perfume Shop are offering a show-stopping…

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Business News

Arley Hall appoints caterers

Arley Hall appoints caterers

Arley Hall & Gardens, near Northwich, will be working with award-winning Heritage Portfolio to provide quality events within the Hall itself and the recently renovated Olympia conference suite. Heritage…

Property

Portland Wine to sell Tarporley lease

Portland Wine to sell Tarporley lease

Portland Wine Company, a well known regional wine merchant, is marketing their Tarporley store through specialist business adviser, Christie & Co. Located on the high street of…

Premier League

Giggs wins PFA merit award

Giggs wins PFA merit award

Ryan Giggs has joined a list of Manchester United greats including Sir Matt Busby, Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson by winning the prestigious PFA Merit…

Basketball

Phoenix sign Quincy Taylor

Phoenix sign Quincy Taylor

Cheshire Phoenix has signed American point guard Quincy Taylor, something of a coup for the basketball team. Taylor started his college career at the University of Alabama  before transferring…

Rugby Union

Sale Sharks youngster makes awards shortlist

Sale Sharks youngster makes awards shortlist

A youngster from Sale Sharks’ HITZ programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Lacey Marshall is one of the three finalists for the HITZ Champion Award supported…

Rugby League

New deal for Viking Marsh

New deal for Viking Marsh

Widnes Vikings winger Stefan Marsh has signed a new a two year contract extension. He will now be playing at the club until at least the end…

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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