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Stublach plant contributing to hydrogen economy

Hydrogen economy needed or net zero carbon emissions are impossible

15th August 2019

The North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) is calling for Government investment in improving the hydrogen economy and hydrogen projects to meet ambitious carbon reductions targets in the UK. A legacy of Theresa May, the commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 was enshrined in law earlier this year. The North West is one… Read more »

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Spotlight Interview with Olivia Ryder founder of COS Recruitment

26th July 2019

Starting out without qualifications or industry experience was no barrier to success for Olivia Ryder who founded Macclesfield based COS Recruitment in 1982.  Achieving growth from a small start-up in Knutsford to a £3 million turnover business she steered the Company through 2 recessions and has received a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recruitment… Read more »

Made Smarter and Lancaster University Management School Launch Trailblazing Leadership Programme

25th July 2019

Cheshire business leaders are the first in the country to embark on a trailblazing leadership programme designed to equip them with the vision and the skills to pursue smarter manufacturing They are part of the Made Smarter Leadership Programme, run in collaboration with Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) and the government-backed £20m Made Smarter initiative… Read more »

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Abbey College Manchester Hosts International Tour

4th July 2019

Abbey College Manchester has boosted the global profile of the city, hosting a duo of international tours with the aim to generate worldwide awareness amongst key educational figures. The City Centre-based college welcomed eleven agents from various countries including China, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan, firmly consolidating Manchester as a major global hub… Read more »

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Interview Christine Husbands Managing Director RedArc

12th June 2019

Christine Husbands is the Managing Director of RedArc, a specialist company providing long-term help and support to employees, individuals and families suffering from serious illness, disability or bereavement, through its team of highly qualified, registered nurses. What’s the secret to your success? I’ve always started with the premise of how to add value. This is… Read more »

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Cheshire businesses in daring abseil down Chester Cathedral for mental health charity

3rd June 2019

The Local business community leaders took on a daring freefall abseil at Chester Cathedral on Saturday, raising over £2,500 for local mental health charity Chapter. In total, 29 people abseiled down the building. Participants eased themselves down a rope, without even a wall to settle themselves against, directly down the centre of the Cathedral, the… Read more »

New Mayor of Cheshire east

New Mayor of Cheshire East Council elected

24th May 2019

Councillor Barry Burkhill has been elected as Mayor of Cheshire East. He was sworn in at the annual mayor-making ceremony on Wednesday 22 May. His deputy, elected by members, is Councillor Steven Edgar, who represents Haslington, near Crewe. Cllr Burkhill has represented Handforth for 38 years and for 28 years was a member of Macclesfield… Read more »

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The Ice Cream Farm partners with GoBubble social media network for under 13’s

21st May 2019

The Ice Cream Farm, home to the ‘World’s Largest Ice Cream Shop’ has teamed up with GoBubble, in a bid to keep kids safe online and promote kindness on social media. The Ice Cream Farm family attraction, based just outside Chester, is one of the first businesses to be invited to join GoBubble. Developed by… Read more »

Digital skills partnership for Cheshire and Warrington Launched

17th May 2019

Senior representatives from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport joined headline speaker Maggie Philbin OBE at the launch of the Cheshire and Warrington Digital Skills Partnership – a government led initiative aiming to increase the digital capability of individuals and organisations – delivered locally by Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The… Read more »

Sci-Tech Daresbury Joint Venture

Sci-Tech Daresbury becomes Armed Forces-friendly campus

15th May 2019

The partners in the Sci-Tech Daresbury joint venture have signed an Armed Forces Covenant demonstrating their commitment to helping veterans find new work and skills following the end of their service. It means that Liverpool City Region’s world-leading science and innovation campus will now support the employment of all veterans in securing roles that match… Read more »