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REDEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT FALLS ON WATLING STREET AND WEAVER SQUARE

The redevelopment spotlight for the continuing regeneration of Northwich town centre could fall on Watling Street and Weaver Square – if the plans are backed by the Council’s Cabinet on...

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LION SALT WORKS IS A STAR FILM LOCATION AND HOSTS ITS FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILMING

The Lion Salt Works Museum is an “excellent” location for film and photoshoots according to Creative England, hosts of one of England’s leading databases of film and photography locations....

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NORTHWICH’S NEW SPORTS PITCH TAKES SHAPE

Northwich’s newest sporting facility is starting to take shape.

Construction is now underway at Moss Farm Leisure Complex on a state-of-the-art 3G pitch.

Expected to be complete...

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Hartford and Helsby neighbourhood plans reach publication stage

Two proposed neighbourhood plans for Hartford and Helsby have both reached an important stage in their development.

They have both been submitted to Cheshire West and Chester Council...

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Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire?

The following is a re-production of a media release from the University of Chester issued on Monday 3 August, 2015

Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s...

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ISG Construction Supply Chain Open Day

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 from 8:00am to 12:30pm

 

ISG in partnership with Cheshire West & Chester Council and Mid Cheshire College Winsford CW7 4AA 

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Sandiway’s historic Round Tower officially opened

Sandiway’s historic Round Tower was officially unveiled on the morning of July 27 at a celebration event with local residents.

It included an official ribbon cutting ceremony by the...

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Next steps unveiled in multi-million pound scheme to upgrade Northwich roundabout

The next steps in a multi-million pound scheme to upgrade one of Northwich’s busiest roundabouts have been unveiled.

Cheshire West and Chester Council has completed a review of proposals...

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Heritage Open Days celebrations in September

Heritage Open Days has been officially launched by the Lord Mayor of Chester, Councillor Hugo Deynem, at Chester’s Cross with representatives portraying some of this year’s anniversaries.

The...

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Children try out the new Townshend Road Play Area in Lostock Gralam

An £80,000 improvement scheme is now complete at the Townshend Road Play Area in Lostock Gralam.

Children from Lostock Gralam CE Primary School Eco Committee, together with Council...

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Pupils go on a butterfly safari at the Lion Salt Works

The Lion Salt Works in Marston welcomed young lepidopterists from Sandiway Primary School to trial a new learning activity.

The Lion Salt Works Learning and Community Officer Lorna...

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Celebration event arranged for completed Sandiway Round Tower

Sandiway’s historic Round Tower is once again standing proud on its original roadside site and an event has been planned to celebrate with local residents.

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Lion Salt Works Museum ‘celebration’ event is a winner

A special celebration event was held yesterday (Monday 13 July) to thank people responsible for the successful restoration and refurbishment of the Lion Salt Works Museum, near Northwich in...

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Agri-tech innovation funding opportunities: apply now

10th July 2016

Business and research organisations are invited to apply for funding from the Agri-Tech Catalyst to develop solutions to industry challenges.

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Refurbishment of Minster Close play area in Winsford is given the official seal of approval

A £55,000 refurbishment of Minster Close play area in Winsford has been given the official seal of approval.

A partnership made up of Cheshire West and Chester Council, FCC Environment...

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Council and primary schools join together to fight congestion and parking problems at peak times

Cheshire West and Chester Council Road Safety Officers and primary schools are joining together to tackle parking problems outside schools at peak times of the day.

A road safety assembly...

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Council and Citizens Advice organise joint-events for Scams Awareness Month

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Trading Standards Team and Cheshire West Citizens Advice are calling on residents to expose scams and help stop more people from falling prey to clever...

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Temporary subway closure in Northwich

The subway at the junction of Watling Street and Chester Way in Northwich – opposite the Seafarer – will be closed to the public from Wednesday 1 July to allow essential maintenance...

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Works progressing at Barons Quay development

Construction work at the Barons Quay development is continuing apace and the images below show the anchor foodstore – Asda – beginning to take shape.

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Residents asked to take part in National Highways and Transport Survey

A random sample of residents will have a questionnaire posted through their letter box, asking for their views about Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Highways and Transport services.

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Young people can volunteer to help children in the Summer Reading Challenge

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Libraries Service is looking for volunteers between the ages of 13 and 24 to help with this year’s Summer Reading...

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Lion Salt Works Museum wins prestigious heritage construction award on the day it opens to the public

On the first day of opening to the public (Friday 5 June), Cheshire’s Lion Salt Works Museum based near Northwich, has shown it is ‘worth its salt’...

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One-way traffic signals to remain on Acton Swing Bridge until Tuesday

Traffic signals are to remain in place until the early hours of Tuesday June 23 as repairs continue on Acton Swing Bridge on the A49 near Weaverham....

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The wait is over as Lion Salt Works Museum is re-born after £10M restoration

Cheshire’s Lion Salt Works Museum will show it is ‘worth its salt’ at a press opening at 9am on Friday 29 May. Painstakingly restored and refurbished, the almost derelict site based...

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Lion Salt Works preview days kick off with the opening of WREN-funded play area

The Lion Salt Works, Marston, near Northwich is nearing completion after a four-year £10m restoration with the finishing of an imaginative and exciting play area, thanks to a £54,000 grant...

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Winnington Avenue in Northwich to be closed for essential sewer works

Winnington Avenue in Northwich is to undergo main sewer renewal work, resulting in a 13 week closure.

Work begins next Monday (18 May) with the road being closed between the junctions...

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Barons Quay artist offers unique insight into her work

The story behind the showpiece art installation at the heart of Northwich’s £80m Barons Quay scheme is to be revealed at a special event hosted by the artist herself.

Rebecca Gouldson...

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Lion Salt Works to host its first theatrical performance

Tickets are now on sale for the first theatrical performance to be staged at the soon-to-be opened Lion Salt Works.

Canadian company Theatre...

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Council launches a series of free cycle training courses for children and adults during the Easter break

Cheshire West and Chester Council is launching a series of free cycle training courses throughout the Easter holiday for both children and adults.

The courses are being held on April...

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A new partnership is formed to connect businesses and the community

A new partnership has been created to connect charities and community groups with businesses in Mid-Cheshire.

Led by the Mid Cheshire Development Board, the partnership comprises Cheshire...

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Networking event offers business boost for local manufacturing firms

 

Several of the borough’s leading manufacturing businesses came together for a pioneering networking event organised by Cheshire West and Chester Council.

Twenty firms...

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Gymnastics ‘Centre of Excellence’ plan revealed for Northwich’s Moss Farm

An exciting concept to create a gymnastics ‘centre of excellence’ at Northwich’s Moss Farm has been unveiled.

Cheshire West and Chester Council is working with Cheshire Gymnastics...

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Final designs revealed for Winsford’s new-look Knight’s Grange play area

Final designs for a refurbished play area at Knight’s Grange have been unveiled following extensive consultation with the local community.

Cheshire West and Chester Council has developed...

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Work begins on two major studies to shape the future of Winsford

Work is beginning on two major studies to guide the future regeneration of Winsford.

Cheshire West and Chester Council has appointed two sets of consultants to each produce a key strategy...

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Northwich motorists advised of A556 Chester Road lane closure due to Round Tower rebuild

A lane closure will be in place on the A556 Chester Road in Cuddington from Monday (March 9) as work begins rebuilding the historic Round Tower.

As a result, it will not be possible...

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Celebrations as countdown begins to Memorial Court opening

The countdown is on to the grand unveiling of Northwich’s iconic new entertainment and leisure venue.

With the stage set for the opening of Memorial Court in just a few weeks’ time,...

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‘New dawn’ for Northwich as town leaders celebrate Barons Quay regeneration

An exciting new dawn for Northwich was hailed today (Monday 16 February) as town leaders gathered to celebrate the start of construction on the Barons Quay development.

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Major milestone for Barons Quay development as CPO is granted

Cheshire West and Chester Council has been granted a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the remaining land required for the Barons Quay development.

The official notice will appear...

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Work to start next month on Round Tower rebuild

Work will start next month (March) on returning Sandiway’s historic Round Tower to its original roadside site.

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Final designs for the new Townshend Road play area, Lostock Gralam unveiled

Final designs for Lostock Gralam’s Townshend Road play area have been unveiled following extensive consultation with the local community.

The £80,000 improvement scheme will see...

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Views sought for improving the Knight’s Grange play area in Winsford

Children, teenagers and families are being asked to share their ideas for improving the Knight’s Grange Play Area in Winsford.

Cheshire West and Chester Council is launching a public...

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