Transport & Travel

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 »

campervan conversion

Campervan conversion company accelerates to success

8th May 2019

Campervan Conversion experts Dave and Claire Barlow may just be the most driven couple in Runcorn and business is really accelerating – so much so that they are looking to take on two new apprentices. Husband and wife team Dave and Claire Barlow run DC Conversions and DC Campervan Sales and have just moved to… Read more »

knutsford beer festival

UK Container Maintenance Sponsors Knutsford Beer Festival

24th April 2019

Winsford-based UK Container Maintenance has sponsored the annual Knutsford Beer Festival, a highlight of Cheshire’s social calendar. The annual, three-day event took place at the Courthouse in central Knutsford, showcasing a range of impressive beers from well-regarded craft breweries including Manchester’s Cloudwater, Leeds’ Northern Monk, Buxton Brewery and Manchester’s Wander Beyond. The leading container refurbishment… Read more »

south park community tennis club

tyrZ for Tyres ‘Ace’ New Partnership

12th April 2019

Bollington-based tyrZ for Tyres is celebrating a new partnership as it sponsors South Park Community Tennis Club. The family-run business has pledged to support the local club throughout the season with a generous donation, backing keen tennis players in Macclesfield. Following the opening of new sports facilities at South Park based on Park Vale Road,… Read more »

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The travel visa company announces new Chinese visa accreditation

12th March 2019

To simplify the recently introduced complex and time-consuming China visa application process, The Travel Visa Company, with offices located at Crewe Hall, has become accredited to supply a new tourist visa for China, valid for people travelling together in parties of two or more. Currently visitors to China who require a visa must complete a… Read more »

tyre supply

tyrZ for Tyres Marks Major Milestone

11th March 2019

Bollington-based tyrZ for Tyres, is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates 15 successful years in business. The family-run company formed in 2004, providing a tyre supply and fitting service to local residents. From a single mobile van located in Cheshire’s rural Peak District, tyrZ has since expanded its offering and now boasts a fleet… Read more »

Manchester Airport private terminal

Manchester Airport to launch private terminal, offering “Private Jet experience” on commercial airlines

4th February 2019

Manchester Airport today revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, which offers passengers a “private jet experience” while flying on commercial airlines. The airport is today releasing preview designs of the new terminal, which will be called PremiAir. The PremiAir experience will be available to purchase for passengers… Read more »

Runcorn Bridge silver jubilee bridge Runcorn Station

Revamped Silver Jubilee Bridge to play an important role in the vision for new Runcorn Station Quarter

18th October 2018

Halton Council has announced  it has submitted a planning application for improvements to the road network around Runcorn Station. If approved, this would enhance connectivity between the station and Runcorn town centre, as well as open up exciting new opportunities for developing the area in front of the station.   This has been made possible… Read more »

priory rentals

Priory rentals expands fleet with £1.2m in funding from Santander

6th August 2018

Auto Leasing UK Ltd, trading as Priory Rentals, is to expand its fleet of cars, vans and motorhomes by 25% over the next 12 months following £1.2 million in financing from Santander Business Banking. Priory Rentals is a leading vehicle rental firm serving the Lancashire and Cheshire markets, operating from two sites in Oswaldtwistle and… Read more »

The Queen

Mersey Gateway official opening by The Queen and Megan Markle

11th June 2018

As excitement builds in anticipation of the visit of Her Majesty the Queen and the Duchess of Sussex, Halton Borough Council is revealing more details about the event and how young people will be at the centre of the celebrations. On the morning of Thursday 14 June, Her Majesty and the Duchess of Sussex will… Read more »