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Police contracts open to tender at business social value event

22nd January 2020

Cheshire Constabulary is to host a ‘social value’ event next month encouraging local businesses to consider bidding for contracts that are up for tender with the police and to demonstrate how taking such an ethical approach can bring great benefits to the community. The event, to be held on the morning of Wednesday 12 February,… Read more »

John Lennon Airport

John Lennon Airport, Where will you go next?

18th October 2019

A new rail service to Liverpool has opened up new a whole new world of travel opportunities for people in North Wales. Network Rail’s upgrade of the Halton Curve track in Cheshire makes access to Liverpool John Lennon Airport so much quicker and easier than before. The Halton Curve is a short section of railway… Read more »

Diane Clark director of passion for learning

Passion For Learning wins two business awards

2nd October 2019

Passion for Learning are celebrating after picking up two awards from the recent Steve Morgan Foundation Awards programme, one of which was a complete surprise. Nominated and shortlisted for the category of Changing Young Lives, Passion for Learning was happy to receive the runner up prize in this category. At the same awards ceremony, Diane… Read more »

Sydney Road Bridge being reopened

Sydney Road Bridge officially reopened as plaque is unveiled

5th September 2019

Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe has been officially reopened following an £11m project to remove a major traffic ‘pinch point’. Work to replace the previous arched bridge with a new, wider structure capable of taking two-way traffic began in May last year, as part of Cheshire East Council’s commitment to easing congestion in the town.… Read more »

Mark Livesey Marketing Cheshire

National role for Marketing Cheshire chief

3rd September 2019

The Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) announced today that Mark Livesey, Chief Executive of Marketing Cheshire and Deputy Chief Executive of the LEP, will be leaving at the end of November to become the Chief Executive of the national LEP Network.   At a crucial time for the UK economy, Mark will be… Read more »

Barons Quay shopping centre

The Ice Cream Farm Comes to Barons Quay

29th August 2019

The team behind The Ice Cream Farm family attraction, in Tattenhall, is set to open a new indoor attraction at Barons Quay shopping centre in Northwich at the start of 2020.   The Ice Cream Farm, home to the ‘World’s Largest Ice Cream Parlour’, has partnered with Cheshire West and Chester Council to open a… Read more »

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 »

business interview Olivia Ryder

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 »