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Bentley Motors unveils long-term ambitions for Crewe site

A ‘development framework’ has been unveiled which outlines how the long-term future of the Bentley factory in Crewe could look – supporting Bentley as a core component at the heart of Crewe’s economy. Drawn up by Bentley Motors in consultation with Cheshire East Council, the framework...

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First Science and Innovation Audit for Cheshire East published

In autumn 2015 the UK government announced regional Science and Innovation Audits (SIAs) to catalyse a new approach to regional economic development. SIAs enable local consortia to focus on analysing regional strengths and identify mechanisms to realise their potential. In Greater Manchester (GM) and Cheshire East...

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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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