News from 2017

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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Reducing parking issues on Crewe Business Park

Longstanding parking and transport issues on a thriving business park are set to be addressed following extensive consultation with businesses. Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company is actively working with businesses on Crewe Business Park to help find solutions to the parking and commuting...

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Cheshire East’s cabinet backs Bentley masterplan

Cheshire East Council has backed a masterplan which outlines how Bentley Motors’ factory in Crewe could look in the future. The development framework and masterplan, drawn up by Bentley Motors in discussions with the council, was endorsed at a meeting of cabinet today. The document provides a...

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