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  • Baker’s dozen jet off on African adventure

    A 13-strong task force of Cheshire-based teachers and members of the local business community has embarked on a journey of more than 4,000 miles to visit two schools in Kenya. The team, which includes Alison Hooper, head...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • Cheshire East calls on dog owners to ‘get a grip’

    Cheshire East is calling on dog owners to ‘get a grip’ and ensure their pets don’t harm livestock and nesting birds. Dogs worrying and attacking livestock is a serious problem, having a major emotional and financial impact...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • Cheshire Freemasons join national protest against discrimination

    The leader of Cheshire’s 5,000 Freemasons is backing a national protest about his members being misrepresented and subjected to discrimination.   The Provincial Grand Master was responding in a live interview on BBC TV News with Simon...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

    Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects. Cheshire East says it is repairing around 150 road defects and potholes...

    • Posted February 18, 2018
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  • Students have the chance to be played on the radio with Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition

    Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition is returning for 2018 and Year Six pupils from across Greater Manchester and Cheshire are being encouraged to take part and get creative, with winning students getting the chance to hear themselves...

    • Posted February 18, 2018
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  • Cheshire East awarded £20m housing infrastructure funding

    Cheshire East Council has been awarded nearly £20m of government funding to unlock the infrastructure required to deliver new homes in Macclesfield and Crewe. The council’s wholly-owned development company, Engine of the North, worked closely with the...

    • Posted February 18, 2018
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  • Marie Curie urgently needs ‘daffodil volunteers’ in Knutsford

    Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie is appealing for volunteers to give two hours of their time to hand out its iconic daffodil pins, in return for donations. The charity is hoping to get more people than ever...

    • Posted February 17, 2018
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  • Manchester Airport edges towards 28 million passengers for first time

    As the winter months continue, Manchester Airport is edging closer to breaking the 28m passenger number for the first time in its history. The UK’s third biggest airport saw its annual rolling total hit 27,790,196 in January,...

    • Posted February 17, 2018
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  • Cheshire celebrates female achievements

    Leading business women and politicians in Cheshire have launched a year long celebration of female endeavor. The events mark 100 years since women first got the right to vote and also the founding of modern day Chester...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
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  • Art Antiques Cheshire comes to Knutsford

      Organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, the event will showcase fine art, antiques and design from 30 specialist dealers in the UK. Including items from Antiques by Design, Carnes Fine Art, Greenstein Antiques. One of...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
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