Category: Events

Free Mental Health Webinar for Chester Business Club Members

On Wednesday 29th July 2020, 4pm, Chester Business Club will be hosting a Mental Health webinar, provided by Chapter, which will be free to all of our members. This 30-minute webinar will introduce you to the steps you can take to ensure your workplace supports mental health.  Whether you have 200 employees or are self-employed,…
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Chester Business Club held first of its planned series of virtual meetings

Chester Business Club held the first of its planned series of virtual meetings last night (Tuesday 9th June) in the wake of the enforced postponement of Club events following the nationwide lockdown. Jamie Christon, Chief Operating Officer of Chester Zoo was guest speaker and he spoke, with real passion and concern, about the bleak future…
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Chester Business Club to host first Virtual Club Meeting

With the Club’s usual programme of Speaker Dinners curtailed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are very pleased to announce a series of virtual Speaker Events to be delivered via Zoom. The first of these will be on Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 7:00pm with guest speaker: With many of the world’s Zoos facing the prospect of…
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Dancing & singing in the streets to celebrate VE Day

5th May 2020. Music impresario and old friend of the Club Matt Baker has produced an evocative, on-the-street performance to mark VE Day. ‘This is Your Victory. God Bless You all’ – Prime Minister Winston Churchill Club colleague Tim Kenney reminds us that ‘YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU’ to celebrate/commemorate VE Day (Friday 8th May).  Do let us have your…
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Pets At Home Boss Speaks At Club Dinner

The guest speaker at February’s Club Dinner was Peter Pritchard, CEO of Pets At Home – the business that set up its first shop – here in Chester! – in 1991 and has grown to be the pet-related industry’s market leader with 450 stores nationwide with a market value close to £1 billion. Pritchard, who…
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Club Stages General Election Hustings Event

Following the custom established in 1992, Chester Business Club held a General Election Hustings meeting. The meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and an ‘Any Questions’ – style dinner event took place following the customary. Chaired by Jim Hancock (former Political Editor, BBC North West) as the independent chairman of proceedings, the four…
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WOMEN TO THE FORE AT CHESTER BUSINESS CLUB

A full-house attendance at the Slow Boat Restaurant for the Club’s AGM saw two leading Chester businesswomen take senior Officer positions in the Club. Julie Mogan (Regional Director, Excello Law) was elected the Club’s President and Julie Swinnerton (MD, Benison Nursery Schools) has become Club Chairman. The AGM also saw the election of Bob Ellis…
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FARAGE DELIVERS BARNSTORMING SPEECH AT CLUB DINNER

Nigel Farage was guest of honour at the March Club Dinner and gave his sell-out audience a no-holds-barred, barnstorming speech on the shortcomings of the Government’s handling of the Brexit negotiations. Introducing him, Club chairman Paddy Gill said, ‘However these things are measured, history will record that Nigel Farage is one of the most influential…
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Sell Out Ladies Lunch Raises £3000 for Charity

There was a sell-out attendance at the Club’s Valentine Day Ladies Lunch held at the Abode Hotel Chester. Organised by Club Vice-Chairman Julie Swinnerton the event raised £3000 for local charitable causes. For further images from the event – please see below…

Chester Business Club is most certainly ‘Open for Business’!

It was a full house at the Abode Chester for the second Chester Business Club ‘Open for Business’ evening, on Wednesday 28th November 2018. The ‘Open for Business’ events were created to enable business owners and senior managers to meet the Club Members and find out more about its ethos, vision and mission for charity,…
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