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Cheshire East’s economic strategy out for consultation

Cheshire East Council has launched its plans to grow the local economy and is asking people to comment on the proposals in its draft economic strategy consultation. The economic strategy is themed into five priorities and includes proposals for Cheshire East to be the place to: ...

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Industry 4.0 beckons for manufacturing businesses

Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub, part of the Cheshire and Warrington LEP, are staging three events to help local businesses prepare for Industry 4.0, with manufacturing businesses invited to attend. Working with manufacturing support programmes Made Smarter and the Manufacturing Growth Fund, the Growth Hub...

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Cheshire and Warrington launch trail-blazing employer Pledge programme

Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership along with North West charity, Youth Fed have launched a £2.3 million programme to transform Cheshire and Warrington’s approach to careers development. Partly funded from the European Social Fund (ESF), the Pledge Partnership will inspire, inform and communicate to ensure...

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Rapierstar invests in new 2,500 sq. ft. Learning & Development Centre

Window and door fastener specialist Rapierstar is creating a new state-of-the-art Learning & Development Centre dedicated to boosting the essential technical skills and knowledge required by its customers and supply chain partners to achieve superior window and door quality. Setting the standard for investment and innovation...

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Could you be an enterprise adviser?

Cheshire East Council’s Skills and Growth Company is looking to recruit more ‘enterprise advisers’ to help schools and colleges inspire young people and prepare them for the world of work. Enterprise advisers are volunteers with business experience, who are passionate about helping young people make informed...

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Space component manufacturer doubles its premise space in Crewe

U.S. headquartered Micross Components Ltd have expanded their specialised UK manufacturing operation in Crewe to make way for new bespoke clean-rooms and an increase in business. The high-reliability semi-conductor supplier has moved from its historic base on Weston Road, to a new unit at Orion Park,...

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Raising the barn – transforming rural business

Think of Cheshire and you will probably conjure up images of black and white Tudor buildings, tranquil countryside, gently rolling hills and the Cheshire Plain. A hotbed of thriving businesses and innovation probably won’t be uppermost in your mind. However for many rural businesses, this is...

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Businesses offered help to access finance for growth

Please note this event has been cancelled. If you require any assistance with funding or accessing finance please contact us.   Cheshire East Council’s arms length Skills and Growth Company is to hold an event to help local businesses source new investment funding. The Access to Funding session...

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