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College moves engineering and construction departments to Ellesmere Port

College moves engineering and construction departments to Ellesmere Port

The engineering and construction industry in Ellesmere Port has received a welcome boost following Cheshire College – South and West’s decision to move its engineering and construction departments to the town. The move demonstrates the college’s...

yesterday, 18:02 in Regional North West
 
Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? Cheshire Fire Service is hiring

Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? Cheshire Fire Service is hiring

Firefighters run into hazardous situations to save life and limb when everyone else is running the other way. Now you can be part of the heroic team that helps keep us all safe as Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service launches a recruitment drive for...

yesterday, 10:20 in Regional North West
 
Bunbury care service celebrates its 50th anniversary

Bunbury care service celebrates its 50th anniversary

For the past 50 years the Bunbury Agency has been providing domiciliary care services for the elderly, children and households nationwide and especially in Cheshire. Bunbury resident Leila Potter established the agency when she could not find that...

yesterday, 10:20 in Regional North West
 
Watch as a frustrated Anthony Johnson delivers his verdict on Chester FC win over Runcorn Linnets

Watch as a frustrated Anthony Johnson delivers his verdict on Chester FC win over Runcorn Linnets

Chester FC joint-manager Anthony Johnson believed there were more negatives than positives after watching his and Bernard Morley's side claim a 5-3 win over Runcorn Linnets on Saturday afternoon. In sweltering conditions the Blues edged a back and...

Saturday, 22:09 in Regional North West
 
Runcorn Linnets v Chester FC LIVE: Team news, build-up and match action from pre-season friendly

Runcorn Linnets v Chester FC LIVE: Team news, build-up and match action from pre-season friendly

We're well and truly back into the swing of things. After England's exit from the World Cup at the semi final stage on Wednesday attention quickly turned to the coming season at club level - the dream of lifting the coveted Jules Rimet Trophy over for...

Saturday, 15:55 in Regional North West
 
Saltney high school is now one of the best in the country

Saltney high school is now one of the best in the country

A high school on Chester’s border is now one of the top schools in Wales, it believes. Headteacher Craig Burns says St David’s High in Saltney ‘is certainly progressing at a pace’ and has been ‘transformed’ over the past two years. In 2016 the school...

Saturday, 10:46 in Regional North West
 
Brothers to open new Tarporley restaurant this month

Brothers to open new Tarporley restaurant this month

A new restaurant is opening in Tarporley later this month. The Hollies opens 32 by The Hollies on Tarporley High Street on July 26. The conversion of the old HSBC building into a restaurant, bar and five-bedroom hotel is nearing completion. The new...

Friday, 20:26 in Regional North West
 
Witness appeal following Ellesmere Port burglary

Witness appeal following Ellesmere Port burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Ellesmere Port . Two men were seen entering a house on Silverne Drive, Whitby , about 7.20pm on Thursday, July 12. They conducted an untidy search of the property but at the moment it is...

Friday, 18:31 in Regional North West
 
Bus company investigating collision with Chester shop front

Bus company investigating collision with Chester shop front

A bus company is investigating after one of its single deckers was involved in a bizarre collision with a Chester shop front. An eye witness claimed the Stagecoach Blacon Pointer bus reversed into The Cheshire Image Clinic premises in Canal Street on...

Friday, 18:31 in Regional North West
 

Two former University of Chester Academies Trust schools have been taken over

Two schools previously run by the University of Chester Academies Trust have been taken over by another organisation. Last month, crisis-ridden UCAT announced it was to abolish itself after giving up control of all its seven schools in Cheshire and...

Friday, 17:01 in Regional North West
 
Mersey Gateway bosses say tolls will NOT be repaid

Mersey Gateway bosses say tolls will NOT be repaid

Toll payments or penalties issued to drivers for crossing the Mersey Gateway Bridge will not be repaid, Halton Council has announced. The authority has hit out at suggestions it does not have the power to charge or enforce tolls, calling them...

Friday, 16:50 in Regional North West
 
Police chopper helps in Chester burglary probe

Police chopper helps in Chester burglary probe

The police helicopter was above the skies of Chester earlier today (Friday, July 13) following a break-in. Cheshire Constabulary confirmed a burglary was reported in the Winkwell Drive area of Westminster Park about 1.20pm today. "The helicopter...

Friday, 16:17 in Regional North West
 
Gushing water fountain in Tarporley due to car accident

Gushing water fountain in Tarporley due to car accident

This spectacular water fountain in the Eaton area of Tarporley was the result of a car bumping into a standpipe. Ironically the temporary system had been installed following low pressure issues but the accident meant householders were left without any...

Friday, 16:17 in Regional North West
 

Poundworld store in Chester city centre to shut its doors on Sunday

Chester ’s Poundworld store in Foregate Street will close its doors for good this Sunday (July 15). A closing down sale is taking place as well at the budget retailer’s store in The Forum shopping centre. No final date has so far been released for The...

Friday, 15:29 in Regional North West
 
Supporters threaten legal action against Stephen Vaughan Jnr's Bangor City to see accounts which lost them league status

Supporters threaten legal action against Stephen Vaughan Jnr's Bangor City to see accounts which lost them...

Supporters of Bangor City say the club’s owners are refusing to show them the accounts on which the Welsh FA based its decision to revoke the Citizens’ licence to play in the top-tier league. The Bangor City FC Supports Association (BCFCSA) made a...

Friday, 15:29 in Regional North West
 


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