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Warrington, Halton and St Helens team up for Trans Pennine Trail upgrade

Warrington, Halton and St Helens councils have joined forces to upgrade sections of the Trans Pennine Trail. Stretching from Southport to Hornsea and from Leeds to Chesterfield, the…

Cheshire West community transport to be expanded

Community Transport, which provides a crucial service to residents who are less able to access key services in Cheshire West, is being expanded. And the two companies providing…

Halton launches dementia book prescription service

Halton Borough Council has launched a books on presciption service for people with dementia. The National Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia scheme is now available in…

Consultation starts on Alderley Park

A six-week consultation period on the draft development framework for Alderley Park will commence on Friday, January 30, 2015. Comments are invited from technical bodies, amenity groups, residents, businesses, developers…

Pothole claims rise

Almost 50,000 drivers made claims against councils across Great Britain for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes in the last financial year. The 200 (out of a total…

  Sport

Silkmen eye Crewe or 1874 Northwich

Silkmen eye Crewe or 1874 Northwich

The winner of the Cheshire Senior Cup tie between Hyde FC or Macclesfield Town FC will host either Crewe Alexandra or…

  Entertainment

News show for Victoria Derbyshire

News show for Victoria Derbyshire

Victoria Derbyshire is to host a new daytime show broadcast simultaneously on BBC Two, the BBC News Channel and online…

Real housewives prove viewing hit

Real housewives prove viewing hit

Prestbury ladies played a starring role in the new ITV reality show Real Housewives of Cheshire which aired this week…

  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

Elizabeth Watts to join NCO concert

Elizabeth Watts to join NCO concert

Elizabeth Watts has “One of the most beautiful voices Britain has produced in a generation” (International Record Review) and she will be performing with the Northern Chamber Orchestra (NCO) on…

Barnaby Festival announces 2016 dates

Barnaby Festival announces 2016 dates

THE next Barnaby Festival will take place from 17-26 June 2016. Organisors of the Macclesfield arts extravaganza – which is now a biennial – are promising an action-packed…

King King at Chester

King King at Chester

The multi-award winning blues outfit King King return to the UK for an 18-date Feb/March 2015 concert tour. King King play Chester Live Rooms on Saturday February 21st. Tickets…

Paloma Faith to play Delamere Forest

Paloma Faith to play Delamere Forest

Paloma Faith has announced a return to seven spectacular woodland locations this summer as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series, having performed to sell-out…

Entries invited for Dundee International Book Prize

Entries invited for Dundee International Book Prize

The UK’s most lucrative prize for unpublished authors opens for entries on Monday 19th January, seeking to find a stand out debut novel from a field featuring some…

Cartoonist’s Charlie Hebdo tribute

Cartoonist’s Charlie Hebdo tribute

Cheshire cartoonist Mark Jackson has submitted a cartoon to the French publication Spirou as a tribute to his fellow cartoonists who were gunned down in a jihadist attack…

Health & Beauty

Tackle winter worn skin with Defensil Rescue Serum

Tackle winter worn skin with Defensil Rescue Serum

Wintry weather strips the skin of its natural moisture barrier due to excessive drying from cold dry winds, central heating and…

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Business News

Peak & Plains Tim Pinder interview

Peak & Plains Tim Pinder interview

A 91 per cent customer satisfaction rating for a private sector company may not be particularly remarkable, though Tesco would snap your hand off for that at…

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

More doubt over Toure’s Man City future

More doubt over Toure’s Man City future

It was a question that required a simple answer, but in failing to give one Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure once again invited speculation about his future.…

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

Warrington Wolves legend heps charity

Warrington Wolves legend heps charity

Warrington Wolves legend Micky Higham was at Golden Square to sign copies of his testimonial calendar which is raising money for a charity which has supported his…

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

Jan
30
Fri
2015
10:30 am Antiques & Fine Art Fair @ The Mere Golf Resort & Spa,
Antiques & Fine Art Fair @ The Mere Golf Resort & Spa,
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm
Antiques & Fine Art Fair @ The Mere Golf Resort & Spa,  | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
The event will have stands showcasing antiques and art from around the UK. Twenty-five specialist dealers will be attending. Visitors can browse among the displays [...]
Feb
1
Sun
2015
10:00 am Bride: The Wedding Show @ Tatton Park
Bride: The Wedding Show @ Tatton Park
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bride: The Wedding Show  @ Tatton Park  | Knutsford | England | United Kingdom
The show will include over 150 of the area’s finest wedding suppliers, from florists to photographers and cakes to wedding cars, the Wedding Show is [...]
Apr
4
Sat
2015
10:00 am Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival 2015 @ The Racecourse
Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Fes… @ The Racecourse
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm
Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival 2015 @ The Racecourse | Chester | United Kingdom
This is a journey through food and drink for the entire family.                     Ticket prices: Concessions [...]

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