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 »

Victor Vescovo, manufacturing

Space components manufacturing firm invests in Crewe

21st March 2019

U.S. headquartered Micross Components Ltd have expanded their specialised UK manufacturing operation in Crewe to make way for new bespoke clean-rooms and an increase in business. The high-reliability semi-conductor supplier has moved from its historic base on Weston Road, to a new unit at Orion Park, doubling their floor space to 14,000 sq. ft. 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 »

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 »

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Bra-vo to The County Group in Crewe Cheshire

30th November 2018

Female colleagues at The County Group in Crewe happily binned their bras in the name of a good cause. They collected more than 50 bras in bin bags for the Against Breast Cancer annual fundraiser. The textile recovery project prevents bras going into landfill before they are sent to developing countries such as Togo, Ghana and… 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 »

Sean Ayling owners of brewery

Brewery in Crewe invents The Mighty Oat Stout!

22nd October 2018

Brewery bosses are raising a glass to Mornflake after launching a new ale made with hearty oats. Owners of Tom’s Tap micro-brewery in Crewe turned to the historic Cheshire millers for a key ingredient in their newly-launched stout. And the firm, which supplies its oat-based breakfast products around the world, was only too happy to… Read more »

interview Noor Ali Commercial and Customer Experience Manager, Air Products

Spotlight interview with Noor Ali commercial and customer experience manager at Air products

28th September 2018

Noor Ali is UK & Ireland Commercial and Customer Experience Manager, Air Products who have an office based in Crewe business park and he has over 22 years experience in the sector. What’s the secret to your success? Building effective and motivated teams. I’ve been with Air Products for seven years now and am lucky… Read more »

modern slavery

Fighting modern day slavery and organised crime in Cheshire

24th September 2018

              “You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know!” This powerful quote was said by English politician, William Wilberforce, who spearheaded the movement to stop the slave trade. His tireless campaigning led to The Slavery Abolition Act (1833),… Read more »


Bakkavor bakery is creating 200 jobs at two Cheshire sites

17th September 2018

Bakkavor Bread a private bakery is recruiting for jobs at its plants in Crewe and Nantwich, due to increasing consumer demand. Earlier this month, Bakkavor revealed its purchase of Haydens Bakery from fellow UK food business Real Good Foods for GBP12m. Haydens produces baked tarts, pies and crumbles, Danish pastries, sweet buns and doughnuts. The… Read more »