Cheshire Media

health science campus

UK’s first health science campus to open in South Cheshire

10th December 2018

A landmark international deal has been signed to open a new health science campus in Crewe, Cheshire, in a UK first. Welcoming UK and international students from September 2019, the facility will offer degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Podiatry, plus medical foundation courses, the first in a series of allied health courses. The deal is… Read more »

7 reasons to outsource your IT support

7th December 2018

You’d probably think that an owner of a successful IT support company would be firmly made up on this business-critical decision – outsourcing must be the way to go, right? Actually, what is most important of all, is that individual business owners make the right decision for them, one that takes account of their unique… Read more »

Salters Den competition

Salters Den competition 2018 Winner Revealed

6th December 2018

The Salters Den competition was launched to find the most exciting new business or business idea in the Northwich and Winsford area and to support the winner by rewarding them with a prize of cash and expert business advice. The competition is run in partnership with Howard Worth Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, Mosshaselhurst Solicitors,… Read more »

Destruction of the old cheese room and end gable by property developer

Cheshire Property developer guilty of ‘reckless vandalism’ to outstanding Cheshire manor house

5th December 2018

A property developer, who carried out unauthorised demolition and works on a Grade II* listed building, must carry out 250 hours of community service and pay fines and court costs, following successful prosecution by Cheshire East Council. Laurence Daw, of property developer company Cheshire Estates, pleaded guilty (at a previous hearing) to 15 offences under… Read more »

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Schools rise to a stock market challenge

3rd December 2018

More than 150 youngsters from across Cheshire East took part in a trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock market. Congleton Town Hall was transformed into a fictional stock exchange, in partnership with local employers, where teams of Year 7 students created investment companies an.d invested… Read more »

Employers supported to recruit more apprentices

3rd December 2018

Cheshire East Council is helping employers across the borough to promote and recruite apprenticeships. The council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company has published a new directory to promote businesses’ apprentice schemes – to help boost opportunities for school leavers. The first edition of the apprenticeship directory features 23 employers across the borough, ranging from multi-nationals… Read more »

Matthew Vickers Chief Executive of Ombudsman services

New chief executive of Ombudsman Services

3rd December 2018

Matthew Vickers has been confirmed as chief executive and chief ombudsman at Ombudsman Services, succeeding Lewis Shand-Smith who is standing down after 10 years. Based in Daresbury, near Warrington, Ombudsman Services resolved more than 90,000 consumer complaints last year and has handled more than 1.3 million cases in total. Founded in 2002, it is the… Read more »

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Northwich receives 4 gongs at Blooms awards ceremony

3rd December 2018

Northwich is celebrating after the town received four gongs at the 2018 North West in Bloom Awards which took place in Southport on Thursday 1st and Friday 2ndNovember. A Silver Gilt was awarded to Northwich in the Business Improvement District (BID) category and Northwich received the same accolade for ‘Best Large Town.’ Grozone Community Garden was… Read more »

Diane Clark from Passion for learning

Spotlight Interview with Diane Clark from Passion for learning

3rd December 2018

Diane has been working with children in many different capacities for over 40 years.  She has a psychology degree from University of Liverpool. She has run a Playcentre for 5-16 year olds in Halton, been a primary school teacher, a lecturer in Health and Social Care; is mother herself and now leads Passion for learning… Read more »

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Bra-vo to The County Group in Crewe Cheshire

30th November 2018

Female colleagues at The County Group in Crewe happily binned their bras in the name of a good cause. They collected more than 50 bras in bin bags for the Against Breast Cancer annual fundraiser. The textile recovery project prevents bras going into landfill before they are sent to developing countries such as Togo, Ghana and… Read more »