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Mere celebrates second AA rosette for flagship restaurant + MORE

EACH week we team up with Cheshire Police to bring you the ‘most wanted’ suspects in the town.

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Can you benefit from new funding?

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Organisations in the creative industry looking to appoint an Apprentice may be able to benefit from additional funding from the Arts Council. The National Lottery has invested £15 million to the Arts Council England for the Creative Employment Programme which will subsidise wages paid to Apprentices…

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HUNDREDS of mourners went to St Andrew’s Church in Orford today, Tuesday, to pay respects to Michael Coray.

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Following on from the success of National Apprenticeship Week, West Cheshire College is reminding businesses that they can recruit Apprentices throughout the year. Last month, the College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week with a series of events for both employers and Apprentices to celebrate and promote the successes of Apprenticeships…

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COMMUNITY groups across the town can get their hands on up to £500 in funding from Golden Gates Housing Trust (GGHT).

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Two dance students from West Cheshire College are tapping their way to success, after being accepted into prestigious dance school The Hammond. Emily Malone, 18, from Ellesmere Port, and Stephen Pitchford, 22, also from Ellesmere Port, had to put on the performance of their lives to be offered one of the most sought after places at the school…

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Fire crews tackle van blaze

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THIS was the scene as a van caught fire on Newton Road in Winwick.

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THE restaurant at the Mere Golf Resort and Spa has secured a second AA rosette.

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A NEW £28 million fund to help improve health and social care for older and vulnerable people has been launched.

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West Cheshire College needs you!

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West Cheshire College is looking for local employers to offer students work experience placements to help prepare them for future employment. Work placements are a vital way to help students gain practical, hands-on experience and develop workplace skills to complement their course. Many students at West Cheshire College benefit from work experience as an essential part of their course and the College actively encourages students to participate in the work experience programme…

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West Cheshire College is celebrating the successful launch of its new operational lean manufacturing line which has provided the facilities to launch two new courses. Local employers visited the College’s Chester Campus last month for the official launch of the unique facility and to discover more about the new courses and Apprenticeships now available…

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Speedy Freight show their miles in front of opponents after award success + MORE

Students walk of fashion for charity

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Students at West Cheshire College are walking tall after staging a fashion show and raising more than £400 for charity. The fashion show, a collaboration between Marks & Spencer Cheshire Oaks and the College, was organised to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind. The event, which took place in the rotunda at the College’s Ellesmere Port Campus, involved more than 30 students, College staff, and M&S employees who all helped make the evening a success…

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A 38-YEAR-OLD has been rebailed after being arrested following the death of a cyclist in February.

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THE M6 will be closed to southbound traffic over the Thewall Viaduct tonight.

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A KNUTSFORD-based business has been recognised for their success over the past year by receiving a national industry award.

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A CHIP pan amnesty saw residents hand in their dangerous open fryers for safer and healthier versions.

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Fire crews tackle Orford garden blaze

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RESIDENTS on Marsh House Lane in Orford had to dial 999 after a garden blaze involving a mattress and fence had got out of control.

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Ukelele project coming to Warrington

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A PIONEERING music project will soon be coming to Warrington.

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A KNUTSFORD restaurant has bought out its owners and plans to open more venues across the UK over the next three to four years.

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The cream of Cheshire Show + MORE

THE frontman of Catfish and the Bottlemen is to play an exclusive free gig in Warrington as part of Record Store Day.

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New addition to culinary team

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LOWER Peover pub The Bells of Peover has welcomed a new executive chef Carl Jenkins to the kitchen team as it extends its opening hours to all day, every day.

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The cream of Cheshire Show

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NORTH-west based Creamline Dairies is showing its support for one of the premier events in the region this summer by becoming a new principal partner of the main ring at this year’s Cheshire County Show.

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Stolen Crufts puppy found in Culcheth

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FIVE missing chihuahuas, including a Crufts champion, have been reunited with their owner after they were found by a jogger in Culcheth.

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Marathon mums complete London challenge

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TWO supermums have been proving to their youngsters they can do anything they put their mind to after completing the London Marathon at the weekend.

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THE boss of a new cleaning company based in Winsford hopes to expand to other parts of Cheshire after introducing a new technology to the market.

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A group of hairdressing students from West Cheshire College have had a taste of Parisian style, after visiting the fashion capital of the world. The lucky group of students, all studying Level 3 and 4 qualifications in hairdressing were whisked away to the Wella World Studio to learn from the best in the business…

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Bakery committed to road safety

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FAMILY bakers Roberts Bakery has invested in Manchester-based reVUE’s evidence based driver coaching programme in order to ensure and continue its emphasis on road safety.

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West Cheshire College student, Joe Vickers, is getting ready for the trip of a lifetime to South Africa, after being presented with a cheque from the College’s Overseas Volunteering Fund. Joe, 17, from Chester, who is studying a BTEC Diploma in Sports and Leisure, is now preparing for a ten day trip to Cape Town where he will coach football to children from a variety of schools…

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A FUNDING boost is music to the ears for members of the Warrington Youth Offending Service (YOS).

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BELLS will ring out across Merseyside today in memory of the 96 Liverpool fans, including four from Warrington, who were killed during the Hillsborough disaster.

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Dairy steps up to support Cheshire Show

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NORTH-west based Creamline Dairies is showing its support for one of the premier events in the region this summer by becoming a new principal partner of the main ring at this year’s Cheshire County Show.

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Police hunt for Bargain Booze burglar

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POLICE are investigating after a Longford shop was raided and cash stolen from the till.

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A COMMISSION on homelessness in Warrington has promised to stamp out the problem by 2018.

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College launches A Levels

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West Cheshire College has announced that it will start offering A/ AS Levels from September 2014. The decision by the specialist Further Education College, which has campuses in Ellesmere Port and Chester, means that students can choose to study a combination of academic and vocational qualifications…

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POLICE officers plan to tackle anti-social behaviour in Warrington by increasing their presence on the streets following the closure of schools for the Easter holidays.

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West Cheshire College has extended its partnership with ScottishPower with the continuation of a Pre-Apprenticeship course for the energy company. The College joined forces with ScottishPower in 2011 to deliver its Pre-Apprenticeship Engineering Foundation Programme and is currently searching for 14 new students to join the course…

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A WRESTLER from Warrington who has starred in matches around the world is bringing his talents back home.

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TALENTED students put a collection of performances at the open evening and skills event to showcase the range of courses on offer at the Warrington Collegiate.

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Lib Dems urge green bin rethink

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A LIBERAL Democrat councillor is calling on Warrington Borough Council to extend its green bin collections.

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Council turns green over new scheme

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GOING green on the roads has helped Warrington Borough Council become the first authority in the north west to join ECO Stars.

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A student from West Cheshire College is jumping for joy, after winning the CYQ Fitness Instructor of the Year Regional Finals.  Gareth Jones, 24, from Ellesmere Port, who is currently studying a CYQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing at the College, won the gym-based category and will now compete at the National Finals in May…

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CCTV appeal for Golden Square burglar

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POLICE are appealing for information after a burglar sneaked into the staff area of two Golden Square eateries.

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A sculpture designed and created by a talented art student from West Cheshire College is now on display at the World Museum Liverpool. Jessica Holgate, 18, from Little Neston, created the ant sculpture as part of her College art course. Jessica, who is studying Extended Diploma in Art and Design, at the College, said: “It took me about three weeks to make the ant sculpture from scratch…

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A SHOE store in Penketh has announced the launch of the world’s lightest ever footwear range, the ‘Invisible Shoe’.

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STUDENTS have created wallpaper that is set to inspire Knutsford workers at one of the world’s leading banks.

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Carl joins the team at Bells of Peover

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LOWER Peover pub The Bells of Peover has welcomed a new executive chef Carl Jenkins to the kitchen team as it extends its opening hours to all day, every day.

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Runner reaches marathon milestone

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A RUNNER reaches the magical milestone of running her 20th London Marathon next Sunday.

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College joins in with art festivities + MORE

A FILM maker is relying on public help to fund a project which will see her film here in Warrington.

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SOME schools across Warrington will close tomorrow as teachers head out on strike over a pay and pensions dispute.

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IT has been a Broadway and a West End hit and has won three Tony Awards but now the Avenue Q phenomenon is coming to Cheshire.

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A SERIAL thief who stole three ice creams after feeling low on energy ‘felt much better after eating them all’, a court heard.

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THIS group of moggies have been purring with happiness after getting settled at their new home in Padgate.

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College joins in with art festivities

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West Cheshire College’s art department is joining in with the celebrations for Ellesmere Port’s Arts Festival (5th March to 29th April).

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