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Council unveils new leisure-led development opportunity to spearhead regeneration of Macclesfield town centre

Cheshire East is moving forward to secure a new leisure-led scheme to spearhead the regeneration of Macclesfield town centre. The Council is set to offer two alternative sites for sale to see what options the market can deliver for development with leisure facilities at its heart. The potential sites identified by the Council are the Duke Street car park and the Churchill Way car park. Early feedback from...
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Chester Unlocked launches in city centre

Retailers report surge in visitor footfall as Hoot’s Route opens to the public  City retailers have hailed the start of ‘Chester Unlocked’ as a “massive success” as visitors and local residents packed into the city centre to explore the world’s first citywide museum trail. ‘Hoot’s Route’ – the first phase of the heritage programme – launched at the weekend with 30 businesses in the heart of Chester...
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Start date set for work on Crewe UTC

WORK on Crewe’s University Technical College, which will equip school leavers to join Britain’s next generation of engineers and technicians, is set to begin in January. Crewe Engineering and Design UTC will train 800 students aged 14-19 who want to pursue careers in industries like automotive, rail and advanced manufacturing. Read more from Business Desk here....
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Over £5m allocated to tackle congestion in Warrington East

A new scheme to reduce congestion and improve local economic growth by attracting investment, is set to commence in the Warrington East area. The scheme has been allocated over £5m and it is hoped that it will both protect and create jobs. The project has been made possible thanks to funding secured by the Warrington Borough Council as part of the Growth Deal for Cheshire and Warrington...
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Student reunion at Istanbul Night

Liverpool FC’s celebratory Istanbul The Reunion Night at the Echo Arena was also a reunion for West Cheshire College’s Technical Theatre students as four ex-students, two current students and a tutor worked at the event. The spectacular Istanbul The Reunion Night marked the ten year anniversary of Liverpool FC winning the Champions League. West Cheshire College Tutor Angie Berwick acted as Assistant Production Manager and was...
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Birchwood Park welcomes Reel UK

Reel UK which is part of French company Reel SAS, will be moving into new offices, 401 Faraday Street, Birchwood Park Warrington. Founded in 1946, with over 1,800 employees across its global operations it is an engineering and manufacturing company that specialises in overhead cranes that are used within nuclear, aeronautics and other specialist industries. Read more from BDaily here....
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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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