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  • Cheshire women urged to take up cervical cancer screening

    Women in Cheshire are being urged to take part in cervical screening tests as part of a national awareness campaign. Those aged 25 and over are being encouraged to attend their smear test.   Dr Achla Damania,...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • Knutsford filmmaker exhibits ninth film

    A filmmaker from Knutsford is premiering his latest short film, Nick, at the Horror-on-Sea festival in Southend. The film will be 31 year old Jack Levy’s 9th production, filmed in Manchester with a crowdfunded budget. Based on...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • Knutsford Town Council member steps down

    Councillor Charlotte Greenstein has stepped down from Knutsford Town Council, nearly 4 years after being elected.   A change in personal circumstances led to Charlotte taking the decision to resign, saying: “We have done some really good...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • M6 works unaffected by Carillion issues

    Contingency plans are being put in place by Network Rail, Kier Group and Highways England following the collapse of Carillion. The contracting firm begun liquidation proceedings last Monday. Current projects contracted to Carillion include the smart motorways...

    • Posted January 18, 2018
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  • New measles cases sweep Cheshire and Merseyside

    Public Health England are urging parents to immunise their children against measles as the virus spreads across the UK – including 36 cases in Cheshire, Liverpool and Greater Manchester. Dr Mary Ramsey, the head of immunisation at...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • New role for Tatton MP Esther McVey

    MP Esther McVey has been promoted from Deputy Chief Whip to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions as part of Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle. Former Employment Minister Esther was elected as MP for Tattion in June...

    • Posted January 16, 2018
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  • ‘Common land’ debate threatens Pub in the Park event

    Residents have claimed that the licence granted to September’s Pub in the Park event could be deemed illegal as The Heath is considered common land. According to Natural England, putting a fence in, charging entry fees or...

    • Posted January 15, 2018
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  • Cheshire Wildlife’s Marvellous Meadows success

    Cheshire Wildlife Trust is celebrating a key success after creating a network of new meadows as part of the ‘Save Our Marvellous Meadows’ Appeal.   The campaign has raised nearly £12,000 toward restoring 100 hectares of species-rich...

    • Posted January 14, 2018
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  • Consultation on Cheshire Police funding begins today

    David Keane, Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a new consultation about the funding of Cheshire’s police services that could have a significant impact on the future of the force. Mr Keane is leading the consultation on...

    • Posted January 8, 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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