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Your Cheshire Weekly Bulletin – 6th June 2018

Click here to view the latest edition of our Weekly Bulletin, packed full of Cheshire good news stories. Stories include: - Queen and Meghan Markle to officially open Chester's Storyhouse next week -Cheshire festival celebrates an amazing turnout and more girls going mad for science - New multi-million pound masterplan unveiled for Weaver Square - Transport plan aims to create £50bn-a-year economy across region - Middlewich FAB Festival – parade,...
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Work to start within weeks on new-look Chester shot tower homes

More than £15,000 is to be spent on a new home for protected peregrine falcons which roost in the tower. New-look plans have been approved to create a residential scheme based around Chester ’s historic 18th century shot tower and former lead works. Cheshire developer Whitecroft Group was originally granted planning consent in August 2016 for 65 one, two and three-bed apartments at the Boughton...
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Transport plan aims to create £50bn-a-year economy across region

PEOPLE across Cheshire are urged to have their say on a new transport plan designed to boost economic growth over the next 20 years. Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is consulting on its draft transport strategy, which sets out how transport provision within the region should develop to help create a £50billion-a-year economy by 2040, for the next 12 weeks. Working with Cheshire East, Cheshire...
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New multi-million pound masterplan unveiled for Weaver Square

A new masterplan for the Weaver Square area of Northwich has been unveiled to create a vibrant new neighbourhood for the town to complement investments made to date in the development of Barons Quay and public realm improvements on Witton Street. The masterplan sets a vision for bringing new residential development and a public services building to Northwich. It also features a flexible,...
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Science Festival Aims to Inspire Young Girls into Careers in Science and Engineering

As the popular ‘Amazed by Science’ family festival launches across Cheshire this coming Saturday and runs throughout the half term break 26th May – 3rd June, the team behind it will be looking to increase the levels for female participation up from 45% last year. By creating a fun-filled calendar of exciting and hands-on events, it’s hoped that girls will become increasingly curious about STEM...
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Green light for Macclesfield mixed-use scheme

Planning has been approved for an important mixed-use scheme in Macclesfield which will create new employment opportunities for the town. Cheshire East Council has given the green light to the scheme on Goodall Street by local developer, Silkdale Living. When complete it will deliver housing, a 7-bed assisted living facility and a 3,500 sq ft office building. Designed by award-winning Macclesfield designers BAND Architects, it will include...
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Green light for Cheshire housing scheme

Plans for a 265-strong residential scheme in Cheshire have been approved. Stewart Milne Homes is behind the development, which will comprises a mix of houses and apartments and be based at the former Roften Works site in Hooton. The proposals, which secured unanimous approval from the planning committee, include a central boulevard, 72-bedroom carehome, new community hall and a village green. Construction will begin in early 2019. It...
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Insider roundtable debates construction in the digital age

Leaders from across the North West have discussed the fourth industrial revolution’s relationship with the construction sector. Industry 4.0 technologies such as sensors, virtual reality and simulation are transforming modern manufacturing but they are also enabling the industry to achieve greater productivity and embrace new ways of working. Insider teamed up with Liverpool John Moores University and its LCR4.0 initiative to find out how an analogue industry like...
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Winsford Industrial Estate growth to boost Cheshire economy

WINSFORD is being hailed as a key contributor to the future prosperity of the county. Cheshire West and Chester Council, working in partnership with Public Sector PLC under the name ‘PSP CWAC LLP’, intends to deliver a further 350,000sq ft of employment floorspace next to the current Winsford Industrial Estate – potentially creating 1,500 jobs. The Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership has helped to work on the...
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