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Milk supplies may be disrupted

Milk supplies to supermarkets – Tesco, Aldi, Morrison and ASDA in the north of England – could be disrupted over the Easter holiday unless GMB members currently employed as drivers…

Cheshire East wins three planning appeals

Cheshire East Council has woin three more planning appeal victories against ‘unsustainable development’ in the Borough. The authority has successfully defended its decisions to refuse planning permission for 300 homes…

Cheshire West unveil £1m play scheme

Cheshire West and Chester Council chiefs have unveiled a bumper surprise play package for youngsters across the borough. Council meeting members agreed to increase the authority’s £128m-plus capital programme by…

Cheshire East honour retiring councillors

Long serving members of Cheshire East Council could be rewarded with a civic honour of Freeman of the Borough when they retire from office. Six councillors who are standing…

Wirral heritage fair

Wirral’s biggest and most popular heritage fair will take place, 10am – 4pm on Saturday 7th March at Birkenhead Town Hall. Over 50 local organisations will have stands, representing…

  Sport

Man United weigh up bid for defender

Man United weigh up bid for defender

Manchester United are running the rule over Raphael Varane, 21, from Real Madrid who is already regarded as one of the…

  Entertainment

I’m A Celebrity on steroids

I’m A Celebrity on steroids

From climbing Mount Everest, to serving as a reservist with the SAS, adventurer Bear Grylls has proved he’s not afraid…

More acts for Eurovision special

More acts for Eurovision special

The BBC has confirms three more acts that will help commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest’s diamond jubilee by taking part in…

  Celebrity

Shameless star takes part in Red Nose Day shoot

Shameless star takes part in Red Nose Day shoot

Star of Shameless and Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, Alice Barry, unleashed her inner rock star when she transformed into Gene…

Actress helps council libraries launch book prescription scheme

Actress helps council libraries launch book prescription scheme

Libraries across Cheshire West and Chester are now part of a reading scheme to support people with dementia and their…


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Culture

An Evening with Ricky Tomlinson

An Evening with Ricky Tomlinson

Ricky Tomlinson is best known for Brookside_ years and as the irate patriarch of The Royle Family But acting wasn’t Tomlinson’s first line of work. He was imprisoned…

Claire Sweeney brings Sex in Suburbia to Liverpool Empire

Claire Sweeney brings Sex in Suburbia to Liverpool Empire

The mysteries of men, dating, finding Mr Right, and motherhood are explored in Sex In Suburbia, the new comedy starring Claire Sweeney. With West End and touring production…

World famous pianist to accompany the NCO

World famous pianist to accompany the NCO

IT’S something of a cultural coup for east Cheshire, with the news that one of the world’s great pianists, Stephen Hough, is to join the Northern Chamber Orchestra…

Triumph of the Whitworth Art Gallery

Triumph of the Whitworth Art Gallery

QUEUES of people waiting to enter a public art gallery is not a common sight; not even in London, unless a blockbuster show such as Maitesse: The Cut…

Wellers Auctioneers to hold architectural auction

Wellers Auctioneers to hold architectural auction

Wellers Auctioneers Ltd have announced they will be holding the first of this year’s offsite architectural auctions next month. The auctions on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th March…

West Cheshire students perform for radio day

West Cheshire students perform for radio day

Students from West Cheshire College used their musical talents to help promote gender equality as part of UNESCO’s World Radio Day*. Music Practice students performed various songs in the…

Health & Beauty

Tea could reduce risk of diabetes

Tea could reduce risk of diabetes

Tea consumption is associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. The review authored by Dr…

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Business News

Minister highlights Cheshire broadband success

Minister highlights Cheshire broadband success

Chester MP Stephen Mosley joined Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for Business Innovation and Skills and representatives of Cheshire West and Chester Council last week at the launch of Connecting…

Property

Liverpool University accommodation underway

Liverpool University accommodation underway

The first phase of a £6.5m refurbishment at the University of Liverpool’s Melville Grove student residence has been completed following a design by Chester-based architectural, building surveying and planning…

Premier League

Liverpool FC offer Ibe new contract

Liverpool FC offer Ibe new contract

Liverpool full back Jordan Ibe, one of the club’s hottest young prospects, is in line for a new contract which will tie him to the club on a…

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 injury blow

Sale Sharks injury blow

Sale Shark’s Italian prop forward Alberto De Marchi is set to be out for six weeks with wrist injury Sale’s surge up the Premiership table has come at…

Rugby League

New boss for Warrington Wolves

New boss for Warrington Wolves

Warrington Wolves have announced that its new Chief Executive will be Roger Draper, the former Chief Executive of both Sport England and The Lawn Tennis Association. Draper has been…

Ice Hockey

Manchester Phoenix to meet fans

Manchester Phoenix to meet fans

Manchester Phoenix ice hockey club has invited fans to meet their players and coaches at the Cresta Court Hotel, altrincham on the evening ofSeptember 3. The evening will include…

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