News from 2017

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...

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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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