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Cheshire East’s strong economy boosts demand for property

Most sectors of Cheshire East’s property market are expanding thanks to a buoyant small business sector and significant investments by major employers, according to the Cheshire East Commercial Property Review 2015. The review’s launch was attended by about 100 agents, developers, landowners, chartered surveyors and  planning consultants active in the commercial property market, who were keen to hear about the development opportunities available in Cheshire East. The...
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Insignia Resourcing is celebrating its first year anniversary

Insignia Resourcing is celebrating its first year anniversary, and we want to thank all our clients, service providers, candidates, friends and family who without their loyal support and hard work we could not have come this far. We would specifically like to thank all the staff at the West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce; Pamela Drew of Business Doctors (Chester, Wrexham & Flintshire); Barclays...
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500 jobs boost at B&M Bargains

MORE than 500 jobs are being created at two warehouses in Cheshire which have been leased by variety retailer B&M Bargains. Liverpool-based B&M has taken a total of 810,000 sq ft at the Onyx 350 facility in Runcorn (350,000sq ft) and a 460,000sq ft distribution centre in Middlewich.B&M, which currently has 444 UK stores, reported an increase in group sales of nearly 30% to £1.6bn...
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Roberts bakery earns a better crust

FAMILY-owned Cheshire Roberts Bakery has hailed a year of progress as sales and operating profits rose. The company, based at Rudheath near Northwich recently opened a 3,000 sq metre new bakery on the site enabling production of 7,000 loaves an hour, was founded in 1887 and has more than 850 staff. Its accounts for the year to the end of August 2014 show operating profits...
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Crewe HS2 announcement hailed as ‘Game Changer’

The transport secretary’s announcement that HS2 could be brought to Crewe ahead of schedule has been welcomed by Cheshire East Council, with leader Michael Jones describing it as “fantastic news and a real game changer”. During a speech in Leeds, Patrick McLoughlin called for the high-speed rail line to be fast-tracked and indicated again that Crewe could become the first northern hub for HS2 before the...
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Birchwood Shopping Centre plots major expansion

More shops, parking and an Asda Click & Collect service are set to be introduced to Birchwood Shopping Centre as part of a major expansion of the site. Part of the existing complex will have to be demolished to make way for the proposed development. Birchwood Warrington has submitted an outline planning application to Warrington Borough Council to overhaul the centre on Benson Road to the...
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Motoring: Bentley’s Russian drive & more

LUXURY manufacturer Bentley Motors has reinforced its commitment to the company’s key Russian market, by announcing the opening of its third dealership in Moscow. Keen to boost its overseas trade – but at odds with the economic sanctions imposed on the country – Bentley has opened the doors on its new dealership, which occupies a prime site on Volgogradskiy Prospekt. Read more from Business...
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