News from 2017

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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