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Cheshire-wide campaign launches to clampdown on domestic violence

A new campaign to help bring domestic abuse out from behind closed doors is launching this week across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington.

Open the Door aims to give people the tools to feel safe and confident to start a conversation about unhealthy relationships and to take the first steps ...

2018-09-13 12:23 open_in_new
Cheshire-wide campaign launches to clampdown on domestic violence

A new campaign to help bring domestic abuse out from behind closed doors is launching this week across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington.

Open the Door aims to give people the tools to feel safe and confident to start a conversation about unhealthy relationships and to take the first steps ...

2018-09-13 12:23 open_in_new
Cheshire's booming tourism is now worth a massive £3.5bn

Booming tourism in Cheshire is worth over £3.5bn and employs more than 36,000 people, new figures highlight.

Out-going tourism chief Katrina Michel says the outlook for the Alice in Wonderland county is bright if it continues to ‘think big, think different’.

High quality ...

2018-09-13 12:23 open_in_new
Cheshire's booming tourism is now worth a massive £3.5bn

Booming tourism in Cheshire is worth over £3.5bn and employs more than 36,000 people, new figures highlight.

Out-going tourism chief Katrina Michel says the outlook for the Alice in Wonderland county is bright if it continues to ‘think big, think different’.

High quality ...

2018-09-13 12:23 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: Loan defenders should both be available for Cheltenham test

Defender Kevin O'Connor has been given the all-clear to play for Crewe Alex at Cheltenham Town on Saturday (3pm).

The defender, on loan from Preston, was stretchered off during the 4-3 Checkatrade Trophy win at Tranmere Rovers last week after an aerial collision.

Manager David Artell ...

2018-09-12 22:44 open_in_new
Fuel prices in Cheshire highest since 2014

Petrol prices are at their highest since the summer of 2014 - according to the RAC.

Drivers around Cheshire are seeing fuel costs mount up around the region with Chester Services off the M56 charging £1.50 per litre of diesel and £1.46 per litre of unleaded petrol.

A ...

2018-09-12 20:38 open_in_new
Fuel prices in Cheshire highest since 2014

Petrol prices are at their highest since the summer of 2014 - according to the RAC.

Drivers around Cheshire are seeing fuel costs mount up around the region with Chester Services off the M56 charging £1.50 per litre of diesel and £1.46 per litre of unleaded petrol.

A ...

2018-09-12 20:38 open_in_new
Disney, gin, prosecco and sweets – 11 amazing advent calendars on the market for 2018

For most of us, it's still as exciting as it always was to count down the days until Christmas with a daily treat from our advent calendar.

But over the years, advent calendars have changed dramatically - and tiny pieces of chocolate have been replaced with mini bottles of our favourite ...

2018-09-12 20:38 open_in_new
Disney, gin, prosecco and sweets – 11 amazing advent calendars on the market for 2018

For most of us, it's still as exciting as it always was to count down the days until Christmas with a daily treat from our advent calendar.

But over the years, advent calendars have changed dramatically - and tiny pieces of chocolate have been replaced with mini bottles of our favourite ...

2018-09-12 20:38 open_in_new
Manchester Airport Bypass to open in October

The £290m Manchester Airport bypass is set to open next month.

Funded by the Department for Transport, and including seven new junctions, 11 bridges and 10km of single and dual carriageway, it’s been described as ‘one of the most complex local road schemes in the ...

2018-09-12 20:38 open_in_new
Crewe Alex: Ryan Wintle on a youthful midfield which could 'overrun rivals'

Ryan Wintle believes Crewe’s youthful midfield can ‘overrun’ teams in League Two.

While losing 35-year-old Paul Green to an injury which will keep him out until 2019 was a blow, it brought together a settled-looking four across the middle of the pitch.

James Jones moved inside ...

2018-09-12 19:35 open_in_new
Sandbach edged on the road

Sandbach went down 12-11 at Derby in difficult conditions on a 3G pitch on Saturday.

Despite dominating the scrummage and winning their own lineouts, they had little possession throughout a physical and competitive game.

Winger Elliott Morris got their only try, while Ben Elliot hit ...

2018-09-12 18:32 open_in_new
Crewe & Nantwich men left frustrated but ladies off to a flyer

There were mixed fortunes for Crewe & Nantwich’s first teams as they kicked off their league seasons on Saturday.

The men were beaten 33-10 at Walsall in a frustrating Midlands Two West (North) encounter.

But the ladies survived a spirited comeback from a competitive Kendal ...

2018-09-12 17:29 open_in_new
Running: South Cheshire Harriers in another busy week

South Cheshire Harriers ace Mark Coulthard was in speedy form again at Saturday’s Ipstones 5 in Staffordshire.

He came fourth on the hilly five-mile route in 28mins 43secs, while clubmate John Putt was 12th and first over-55 in 31:07.

James Simpson was 20th in 32:00, followed by ...

2018-09-12 17:29 open_in_new
Up to 200 jobs on offer at Crewe and Nantwich bakery sites

Up to 200 new jobs are on offer in the latest recruitment drive by a Crewe and Nantwich bakery company.

Bakkavor Bread has announced the recruitment drive at its two factories in Crewe and Nantwich to meet the ongoing customer demand for its products.

The vacancies are primarily ...

2018-09-12 16:26 open_in_new
Fuel prices in Cheshire highest since 2014

Petrol prices are at their highest since the summer of 2014 - according to the RAC.

Drivers around Cheshire are seeing fuel costs mount up around the region with Chester Services off the M56 charging £1.50 per litre of diesel and £1.46 per litre of unleaded petrol.

A ...

2018-09-12 16:26 open_in_new
Passengers miss flights due to Manchester Airport security queue chaos

Seven passengers missed their flights on Tuesday (September 11) as a result of long security queues at Manchester Airport .

Hub bosses have confirmed that travellers failed to make their flights as a direct consequence of the morning disruption.

Those affected included passengers ...

2018-09-12 15:23 open_in_new
7 fabulously festive Cheshire Christmas party venues

Summer's almost over so it's time to start turning our attention to Christmas - and more importantly, Christmas parties.

There's always a lot of pressure on the person who has the task of organising the event, but don't panic, we're here to help.

Whether you're planning on dining ...

2018-09-12 15:23 open_in_new
7 fabulously festive Cheshire Christmas party venues

Summer's almost over so it's time to start turning our attention to Christmas - and more importantly, Christmas parties.

There's always a lot of pressure on the person who has the task of organising the event, but don't panic, we're here to help.

Whether you're planning on dining ...

2018-09-12 15:23 open_in_new
Hickory's Smokehouse opening new restaurant in Crewe

Hickory's Smokehouse is bringing a brand new restaurant to Crewe.

The hugely popular eatery that specialises in Deep South American style food has announced a new venue will be opening in Gresty Green near Shavington.

A post on the Chester restaurant's Facebook page said: "We're ...

2018-09-12 15:23 open_in_new
Hickory's Smokehouse opening new restaurant in Crewe

Hickory's Smokehouse is bringing a brand new restaurant to Crewe.

The hugely popular eatery that specialises in Deep South American style food has announced a new venue will be opening in Gresty Green near Shavington.

A post on the Chester restaurant's Facebook page said: "We're ...

2018-09-12 15:23 open_in_new