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 »

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 »

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 »

northwich bloom awards

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 »


Companies honoured at Chamber Business Awards 2018

29th November 2018

SOUTH Cheshire Chamber of Commerce honoured its best in business at a sell-out awards ceremony at Crewe Hall. The Chamber’s 22nd annual awards paid tribute to local companies whose growth strategies have proved a huge success while focusing on staff welfare, team-building and corporate social responsibility. Business stars in ten categories stepped into the limelight… Read more »

Chief executive Mark Livesey

Marketing Cheshire announces new Chief Executive

26th November 2018

Marketing Cheshire’s new chief executive has been named as Mark Livesey, the current deputy chief executive at the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Mr Livesey succeeds the out-going Katrina Michel and will combine both the LEP and Marketing Cheshire roles with immediate effect, following a decision by both organisations’ boards to merge. His… Read more »

Alderley Science Park Northern Powerhouse

£400,000 capital for YProtech from the Northern Powerhouse investment fund

21st November 2018

Corporate finance house Acceleris Capital has completed a £400,000 round of fundraising for YProtech Ltd, consisting of £250,000 equity finance and further £150,000 of debt, provided by NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, a product fund managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. YPT is a specialist High Value Chemistry… Read more »

Peter cook Halton Chamber of commerce

Halton Chamber of Commerce chairman Peter Cook retires

16th November 2018

Leading Cheshire business entrepreneur Dr Peter Cook steps down as chairman of Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise this December, it was announced today, after eight years at the helm of Halton’s business community. Dr Cook, 77, will continue to serve on the Chamber board but at the AGM on Tuesday 11 December, he will… Read more »

Cheshire and Warrington LEP team Manufacturing sector

£20m ‘Made Smarter’ Programme Launched To Boost Manufacturing Sector Across Cheshire and Warrington

15th November 2018

Local SMEs to be offered support and grants to accelerate business growth Adoption of new industrial digital technologies to increase local productivity by 25% and grow the North West’s GVA by £115m A new £20 million initiative, designed to embed advanced digital technology across the North West’s manufacturing sector to boost productivity, was officially launched… Read more »