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Altrincham plans town centre revamp

Altrincham residents and businesses are to be consulted on the revamp of the town centre, which has been badly hit by recession. The Business Neighbourhood Plan will run until…

Regus relaunch Xmas box scheme

For the second year running, workplace provider Regus with centres in Warrington and Chester is supporting a Christmas campaign which sends present-filled shoeboxes to needy children in developing and war-torn countries.…

Trading Standards warning over ‘killer’ child car seats

Halton Borough Council Trading Standards officers have issued a warning after unsafe child car seats were found on sale on the internet. The seats are made of fabric, have…

Man arrested after Macclesfield robbery

At 10.32am yesterday Cheshire Police responded to a report of a robbery in Moss Lane, Macclesfield. A man entered a retail premises armed with a small knife and took…

Halton residents warned over scam

Residents in Halton are being warned to watch out for a new scam where fraudsters are purporting to be from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Halton Borough Council’s Trading…

  Sport

Alves to Man United a done deal

Alves to Man United a done deal

Manchester United have secured the services of Barcelona defender Dani Alves, according to reports coming out of Spain. The Barcelona…

  Entertainment

Strictly dances back

Strictly dances back

The 12th series of the nation’s favourite dancing show is back this Sunday 7 September 2014 on BBC One at…

Walton Hall stars in Our Zoo

Walton Hall stars in Our Zoo

Warrington’s Walton Hall was chosen as a filming location for a new BBC drama which tells the story of George…

  Celebrity

Rachel Stevens launches new charity campaign

Rachel Stevens launches new charity campaign

Former S Club 7 star Rachel Stevens has launched the Dettol Baby Blanket Donation charity campaign, by donating the first…

Former Corrie stars to take part in Coronation Street Tour

Former Corrie stars to take part in Coronation Street Tour

The Coronation Street Tour is welcoming back some familiar faces to the cobbles throughout the next two months, as Richard…


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Culture

Coronation Street Tour gains extension

Coronation Street Tour gains extension

It was intended to be a short-term attraction but Coronation Street the Tour will stay open into 2015, operators Continuum Leading Attractions, announced today. The attraction, which has seen over…

Portico prize goes to Rainow

Portico prize goes to Rainow

A steady hand, a keen eye and a passion for art have seen gifted King’s school sixth former Honor Price win the Portico Gallery’s coveted schools drawing prize. Her charcoal…

Poet visits West Cheshire College

Poet visits West Cheshire College

Respected poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah visited West Cheshire College today this week to speak to students about his new novel, Terror Kid. The powerful new novel is about…

Review: Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , The Liverpool Empire

Review: Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , The Liverpool Empire

I had not seen this musical before last night’s presentation but I might have guessed what lay in store from this latest Bill Kenwright production, judging by the…

First World War Commemorative play at Tatton

First World War Commemorative play at Tatton

Tatton Park is set to play host to a production of the highly acclaimed play Silent Night – a moving tribute to the people of Cheshire on the Western Front…

PS4 continues to dominate market

PS4 continues to dominate market

Sony sold 178,000 PlayStation 4s globally during the week of September 14th, the latest time for which figures are available, while Microsoft only sold 94,000 Xbox One consoles. This despite…

Health & Beauty

Sun damage enquiries rise

Sun damage enquiries rise

Britons’ tan lines may have long since faded after one of the hottest summers on record, but an increasing number of…

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Business News

Waters showcase new Wilmslow HQ

Waters showcase new Wilmslow HQ

For some it’s the biggest boost to the east Cheshire economy in years, to others it’s the main cause of congestion on Wilmslow Road, but Waters Corporation…

Property

RICS propose new land classification

RICS propose new land classification

THERE are greenfield and brownfield sites and now the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) wants an an entirely new category: amberfield sites. It believes this is…

Premier League

Liverpool FC expect quick return by Sturridge

Liverpool FC expect quick return by Sturridge

Liverpool are confident that striker Daniel Sturridge will miss no more than two weeks, with his latest injury. The initial assessment, after the player pulled up during…

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 new boy backs Cipriani

Sale Sharks new boy backs Cipriani

Scotland scrum-half Chris Cusiter says he is excited at the chance to play alongside Danny Cipriani at his new club Sale. Cusiter and fly-half Cipriani, 26, are expected…

Rugby League

Widnes Vikings thank fans for names

Widnes Vikings thank fans for names

Widnes Vikings has thanked fans for their help in identifying those involved in the violent invasion of the pitch after the Semi-Final defeat by Castleford at Leigh Sports Village…

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…

Upcoming Events

Oct
25
Sat
2014
10:00 am Cheshire Mind Body Spirit @ Nantwich Civic Hall
Cheshire Mind Body Spirit @ Nantwich Civic Hall
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
Cheshire Mind Body Spirit  @ Nantwich Civic Hall | Nantwich | United Kingdom
A Rosemary Douglas event which will include meditation workshops, readings, and health products.
Oct
29
Wed
2014
10:00 am Young Poet’s Workshop @ Tatton Park
Young Poet’s Workshop @ Tatton Park
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Young Poet's Workshop  @ Tatton Park | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
Calling all budding poets and storytellers! Join children’s poet Matt Goodfellow for a day of spooky poetry writing inspired by Tatton’s Ghosts in the Garden [...]

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