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£90,000 boost for exciting digital-focused events

Cheshire East Council has secured a £90,000 grant to run a digital-focused programme of interactive events, exhibitions and workshops. The grant from Arts Council England will help deliver an exciting 12-month programme called Shift, starting in January. Shift will explore interactive hands-on activities, workshops and demonstrations, including...

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Tour of Britain generates £3.5m

The Tour of Britain cycle race, which hit the highways of Cheshire East in September, has been hailed a great success, generating additional revenue to the borough of £3.5m The event – on September 6 – boosted visitor income to an estimated £5.45m. The 300,000 spectators who...

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Celebrating our first 6 months

Cheshire East Council’s Skills and Growth Company celebrated its move to a new office and their first six months of operation with an open day. The event took place at their office at Sandbach Enterprise Centre, on Wesley Avenue, Sandbach. The Council’s latest arms-length company has achieved...

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More areas join the fibre fast lane

Over the summer, 11 new cabinet areas have recently been upgraded to fibre, covering over 1,400 additional premises that now have access to high-speed fibre broadband, thanks to Connecting Cheshire. These latest areas bring the total number of premises reached by the project to more...

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Cheshire East A-level students’ success!

A-Level students' in Cheshire East have once again chalked up impressive results that are above the national average. The Borough’s 1,526 students received their results this morning and they have again achieved a provisional pass rate of 99 per cent, which is above the national average...

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AMR Centre set to recieve $14m

Cheshire East Council Leader Rachel Bailey has welcomed news the borough is to play a vital role in a new international effort to tackle antibiotic resistance. The AMR Centre based at Alderley Park is set to join the world’s biggest public-private partnership dedicated to tackling the...

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Connecting Cheshire saddles up to boost broadband roll-out

Connecting Cheshire has lined up as a Tour of Britain stage sponsor and launched a ‘broadband without brakes’ campaign to promote the roll-out of superfast fibre. To coincide with the Tour of Britain cycle race stage across Cheshire in September, the campaign will help to drive...

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New Life Science Enterprise Zone launched

The Life Science Enterprise Zone at Alderley Park was officially launched today by Councillor Don Stockton, Cheshire East Council’s portfolio holder for regeneration and Dr Chris Doherty, Site Director for Alderley Park. The new Enterprise Zone, part of the Cheshire Science Corridor offers 21.5 hectares comprising...

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