News

Cheshire East tops Vibrant Economy Index for the North West

A new report has placed Cheshire East as the top performing area in the North West for ‘economic wellbeing’. The Vibrant Economy Index also placed Cheshire East highly in the overall national picture as one of the best performing areas outside the South East. The index has been...

Continue Reading

Ground Breaking at Cheshire Green Industrial Park

A ground-breaking ceremony has taken place to mark the official start of construction on site at Cheshire Green Industrial Park. The announcement follows on from the £3.2million funding agreement awarded by the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) earlier this year. Phillip Posnett, director of...

Continue Reading

Digital 2020 Business Masterclasses Launched

Our latest business support package is now live, called Digital 2020 Business, and the first masterclass events will take place during November. Digital 2020 is the fourth phase of our Connecting Cheshire project and will target rural areas in Cheshire and Warrington, where broadband speeds remain...

Continue Reading

Free tendering training to boost local businesses

Cheshire East Council is to hold a series of free workshops to help business people learn how to win public sector contracts. The award-winning procurement training events are being provided by the council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company and are targeted at local businesses in Cheshire...

Continue Reading

Businesses urged to innovate and profit by design

Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company are hosting a free innovation breakfast event for businesses at Alderley Park Conference Centre from 8am-10:30am. The event, on Thursday, 19 October, will look at how innovation helps businesses to evolve and grow. Innovation experts will offer help and...

Continue Reading

Broadband boost for Cholmondeley thanks to Connecting Cheshire

Around 380 households and businesses in Cholmondeley now have access to high-speed fibre broadband, thanks to Connecting Cheshire. Local MP, Antoinette Sandbach joined residents and local Wrenbury Councillor Stan Davies, to celebrate the latest fibre cabinet switch-on in Bickerton Road. Four new roadside fibre cabinets have been...

Continue Reading

Council extends pioneering Fairerpower energy scheme to Lancashire

The Skills and Growth Company, Cheshire East Council’s latest arms-length company, has taken its successful energy offering to Lancashire under the brand name Fairerpower Red Rose. Established in 2015, the Fairerpower scheme is a not-for-profit partnership between Cheshire East Council and Ovo energy. With more than 8,000 customers...

Continue Reading
Contact us