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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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  • Knutsford manufacturer takes gold at national business awards

    Packaging Automation, a Knutsford-based manufacturer, has been crowned national champion at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards held in London last week. Packaging Automation, a leading manufacturer of highly flexible, resource-efficient packaging machines, was named national champion for the Business Growth Award,...

    • Posted February 11, 2018
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  • Knutsford hotel sold to new investors

    Knutsford’s luxury hotel The Mere Golf Resort and Spa has been sold for an undisclosed sum. Ejarat Holdings, a Gulf-based investor, are the new owners after previous shareholders Mark Boler and Gary Corbett sold their stakes. Chairman...

    • Posted February 10, 2018
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  • Manufacturers offered help to prepare for Brexit

    Local manufacturers are invited to a free Cheshire East Council-backed event to help them plan and prepare for Brexit. The workshop, entitled ‘Preparing your manufacturing business for Brexit’ will be held on Thursday 22 February, from 8am to 11.30am, at Sandbach business...

    • Posted February 8, 2018
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  • Local charity Active Cheshire secures national funding for 3 years

    Sport and physical activity charity Active Cheshire’s work has been recognised as outstanding, resulting in additional three year funding from Sport England. The charity has also recruited a number of senior members from a varied background to...

    • Posted February 4, 2018
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  • Economic growth predicted for Cheshire

    Official figures, published by the Office for National Statistics, predict a ‘fantastic future’ for Cheshire and Warrington, enterprise chiefs believe. The stats show that the region produced 20% a head than the UK average, with output gorwing...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Plans submitted for 300k Sq Ft Knutsford ‘Novus’ scheme

    Chancerygate has submitted plans for a 300,000 sq ft industrial and warehouse scheme in Knutsford. The plans will include transforming an existing 16-acre site at the eastern end of Parkgate Industrial Estate, on Haig Road, into ‘Novus’....

    • Posted January 27, 2018
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  • Active Cheshire CEO shortlisted for prestigious accolade

    Anne Boyd, the CEO of award winning charity Active Cheshire, has been shortlisted from more than 950 nominations for the Northern Power Woman award in the Transformation Leader category. Anne has forged a successful career, with over 20 years of experience spanning public, private and voluntary sectors,...

    • Posted January 18, 2018
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  • The Lambing Shed shortlisted for Countryside Alliance Award

    Local eatery The Lambing Shed Farm Shop has been shortlisted for a ‘Local Food/Drink’ award by the Countryside Alliance in their annual celebration of British food and farming.   The national awards, in their 13th year, are...

    • Posted January 7, 2018
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  • £5.4 million of funding available for rural businesses in Cheshire

    Rural businesses are being encouraged to apply for funding in 2018, with a share of £5.4 million available. The funding was announced at a rural business forum held by the Skills and Growth Company, the Cheshire and...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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