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Finalists announced for High Sheriff of Cheshire Awards 2019

6th February 2019

The best of Cheshire business community has been unveiled, with the announcement of the finalists for the High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards in the build up to the annual evening on Thursday, March 28 at Chester Racecourse. The High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards judges are visiting and interviewing finalists and are in the… Read more »

LEP chair tracks region’s industrial strategy progress with PM

5th February 2019

The Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has joined business leaders from England’s LEP network to meet with the Prime Minister and track progress on their work to boost economic growth for communities across the country. Christine Gaskell CBE joined business leaders representing each of the LEPs across England to brief… Read more »

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Warrington businesses most investable in the UK

4th February 2019

According to recent figures released by a UK company credit checking specialist, Warrington businesses are the most trusted in the UK. The stats, revealed by Creditsafe as part of its annual UK Business Performance Report report for 2019, found that Warrington businesses had the highest average credit score (79) when compared to the rest of… Read more »

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Sci-Tech Daresbury reports strong finish to 2018

30th January 2019

Campus welcomed 26 new companies in 2018 Tender process launched for next phase of development, Project Violet Leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury has reported another strong year of growth, having welcomed 26 new tenants on site in 2018. Sci-Tech Daresbury continues to attract leading science and technology companies to the campus and the… Read more »

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Cheshire Cheese company secure £400,000 grant to deliver jobs and growth

28th January 2019

Council helps firm secure £400,000 grant to deliver jobs and growth Cheshire East Council has helped a local business secure a £400,000 grant to fuel expansion and new jobs. JS Bailey Cheese, based in Calveley Cheshire, near Nantwich, has begun an ambitious £1.5m growth project – which is set to create 15 new jobs and… Read more »

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Businesses offered the chance to learn from world-class digital innovators

23rd January 2019

Two of Cheshire East’s most digitally advanced businesses are opening their doors to help smaller businesses learn from their expertise. Siemens, in Congleton, and RedEye, in Crewe, are taking part in the Adoption of Digital Automation Processes and Technology (Adapt) programme set up by Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company. Siemens has developed… Read more »

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Cheshire and Warrington’s economy continues to accelerate ahead

16th January 2019

Cheshire and Warrington’s economy has improved again and the sub-region is enjoying greater growth than anywhere else in England according to latest official figures. Data recently published by the Office for National Statistics showed that Cheshire and Warrington’s economy grew faster than anywhere else in England, with the highest growth of any local authority in England… Read more »

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Hallidays client Didsbury Gin secure Dragon’s Den investment!

15th January 2019

On Sunday 13th January viewers watched Didsbury Gin owners Liam Manton and Mark Smallwood deliver an impressive pitch which secured £67,500 investment for 30% of the business from British entrepreneur and dragon, Jenny Campbell. Jenny (a lover of gin, who also has her own gin bar) will bring a wealth of experience to help Didsbury… Read more »

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Council unveils exciting proposals for new rail link, homes and marina

10th January 2019

Cheshire East Council is set to unveil proposals for an exciting redevelopment incorporating new homes, a marina and railway station – and it wants the public’s views on the plans. Residents, businesses and stakeholders in Middlewich are to be asked to comment on the proposed Brooks Lane development framework – a 23-hectare site where 200… Read more »

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New Year’s honour for Cheshire and Warrington LEP chair

2nd January 2019

The chair of Cheshire and Warrington LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) has received a prestigious award in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list. Christine Gaskell has been made a CBE for her services to business and the community, recognising the achievements of the LEP which she leads. Christine, who was appointed the partnership’s first chair in… Read more »