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President’s Dinner Raises £2,000 For Alzheimer’s Society

Sir Malcolm Walker, founder/chairman of Iceland Frozen Foods was guest of honour and speaker at the Club’s 2017 President’s Dinner, which attracted a sell-out audience at The Queen Hotel Chester. Because the event was conducted under Chatham House Rules we cannot give a precise report on what Sir Malcolm said but his inspirational speech, which…
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Walkers on Course to Raise £20,000 for Local Charities

Over 250 Chester Business Club members, families and colleagues – as well as more than 35 dogs of various shapes and sizes – took part in the Club’s annual Chester Charity Walk. Early estimates indicate that they are on course to raise in excess of £20,000. In addition to the Club’s 2017 nominated charities –…
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Club Golf Day Raises Funds For Charity

The Club’s annual Golf day, held at Chester Golf Club, on one of the all too few sunny days in September. The event attracted 16 teams and raised £4000 for charity. The money will be shared between the Chester GC Club Captain’s charity for the year, North West Air Ambulance Service, and the CBC Charity…
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Annual Cheque Presentation Dinner – 10th July 2017

CHARITIES and good causes were presented with cheques totalling £15,000 during the annual general meeting of the Chester Business Club. Claire House Children’s Hospice and Save The Family each received £5,000 as the two principal beneficiaries of the club’s annual Charity Ball. Cheque presentations were also made to Bridge Community Farm, Hospice of The Good…
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Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem candidates in head-to-head debate at Club’s General Election ‘Hustings’ event

Over 150 Club members and guests gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for a Club dinner followed by an Election ‘Any Questions?’ session featuring Will Gallagher (Conservative), Chris Matheson (Labour) and Lizzie Jewkes (Liberal Democrat), the candidates for the City of Chester constituency in June’s general election. The AQ session was chaired by Jim Hancock,…
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Club Stages Meeting to hear progress report on ‘Chester PLC’

The Crowne Plaza Hotel was the destination of choice for 250 businessmen and women on Tuesday (May 16) to hear from leaders of Chester’s business community about the city’s aspirations for the future. The meeting was organised by Chester Business Club and was chaired by the club president David Faulkner (managing director of NWN Media…
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Guest speaker at the Club Dinner in April was Steve Leonard.

Steve Leonard studied veterinary science at Bristol University Veterinary School. In the final year of his degree, the BBC approached the college to film a group of final-year students. Originally seeing the idea of appearing on TV as “a bit of a laugh,” he agreed to participate in the filming. The series, Vets’ School was…
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Club and Pub combine to support War Memorials Trust

Chester Business Club joined forces with the Chester’s historic Albion Inn to raise funds in support of the War Memorials Trust (WMT). For many years The Albion has been staging events to honour the memory of the fallen heroes of the 1914-18 World War. The ‘Christmas in The Trenches’ evenings have been a regular and…
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CBC part-fund transport costs for Chester Adult Phab Social Club to see Billy Elliott

Chester Business Club was pleased to fund the transport costs for a group of members from the Chester Adult Phab Social Club’s visit to Manchester to see the Billy Elliott stage show at The Palace Theatre, Manchester. Phab secretary Lynda Hesketh says, “Feedback from members said the show was awesome and most agreed it was…
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AMG elects Andy Foster as new Club Chairman

A sell-out audience gathered at the Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant for the Chester Business Club’s Annual General Meeting when Andy Foster (Andy Foster Architects) was elected the new chairman of the Club in succession to Nick Hodson. The AGM also saw Paddy Gill (PRS Telecom Ltd) elected as Vice-Chairman. Three Club members were elected to…
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