August 2017

Fifth “Weave TownTalk” to focus on Design Money

12th October as part of the Design Manchester Festival A panel of expert’s debate “How to grow your creative company?” For companies across the creative industries and technology sectors, looking to sweat their assets, develop new creative products/projects or collaborate. The panel of speakers include leading...

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Council to expand pioneering Fairerpower energy scheme

A partnership set up by Cheshire East Council which helped save local residents more than £2m from their energy bills is to be rolled out to the wider region and businesses. Fairerpower, a partnership between the council and award-winning Ovo Energy, was launched in March 2015...

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Manufacturing businesses offered free support and advice

The Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company is inviting manufacturing business from across Cheshire to learn about the support available and how to access funding for growth projects. The free-to-attend lunchtime event will be held at Bentley Motors’ Legends health club on Sunnybank Road, Crewe CW2...

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Broadband Case Study: Supreme Visors

“Before we were able to switch to fibre it was as if our broadband was coming down a piece of wet string – now its ten times faster and helping us to grow the business by 15% already” Paul Ferguson, Managing Director, Supreme Visors   Based in...

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Skills Case Study: Women in Rail – Terri Seel

"Being part of a team that is delivering strategic infrastructure improvements to rail and road transport is really inspiring" Terri is an award-winning engineer, winning both the Best Young Woman Engineer category and the overall Most Distinguished Winner of 2015 award in the European Women In...

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Relocation Case Study: Moorfield Nanotechnology

“The support and funding we have received has been invaluable in helping us move to Knutsford, to secure our future growth and help us to create three new jobs in the very near future.” Jon Whitehead, Managing Director, Moorfield Nanotechnology   The Skills & Growth Company has...

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Case Study: Appliances Online

“My team and I have found Cheshire East to be a very proactive authority with a genuine business focus. We have had immediate access to the decision makers who have helped to make our relocation as smooth as possible. As a logistics company, connectivity is...

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Case Study: Cheshire Green Employment Park

“The Skills & Growth Company has provided advice and assistance in identifying suitable finance to fund the infrastructure requirements for the Cheshire Green site.  In addition, they played a valuable role in lobbying the Local Enterprise Partnership to progress the application. This investment will bring...

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Case Study: Weave Creative & Digital Network

Helping the creative & digital businesses of Cheshire East collaborate and prosper.  “Our creative businesses have a proven track record of award-winning innovation and regularly top the league tables of the most influential industry-leading expertise. Weave will celebrate our strengths, ensure we can both retain and...

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