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Drainage Tunnel Update Work is progressing on the construction of the first 5 drainage tunnel shafts along the inner ring road and on the HQ Roundabout. The concrete collars and rings are being formed up to 7m wide and will extend to a depth of between 7 and 12m. The tunnelling works between the shafts…
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There’s still time to take part in a fun fundraiser from Chester Business Club

Over the past year, charities (including many local ones), have seen their fundraising badly affected by Covid restrictions. At Chester Business Club we recognise the hard work that goes into keeping these vital assets running and our regular Charity Spotlights on Social Media highlight the great work of many. We have now decided to combine…
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Join our Virtual Meeting with guest speaker from Clogau Gold Company

Chester Business Club invite you to join our Virtual meeting on Wednesday 17th March at 3pm, with guest speaker Ben S.Roberts (MD, Clogau Gold Company) Welsh gold has a history stretching back at least 2000 years. Prized for its scarcity and origin, it has become one of the most sought-after golds in the world. Within…
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Sign up now for our Charity Quiz Night

On Thursday 11th March, from 5pm-6.30pm, Chester Business Club will be holding an online charity quiz in support of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd. During the last year, as a result of the Covid pandemic, the club has not been able to carry out its usual charity fundraising events, but this fun event will…
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The NWAT are urging people to dig out their old and unused laptops

The North West Academies trust (NWAT) has some pupils from affluent families who can afford to give their children laptops or iPads. But it also teaches a lot of children whose families cannot afford this sort of kit. Those children deserve as much of a chance as the others, which is why NWAT is collecting…
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Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Support for Businesses during National Lockdown Stay at Home restrictions

Businesses in Cheshire West and Chester which are required to close due to the National Lockdown Stay at Home Covid-19 restrictions are able to apply for a grant from the Cheshire West Covid Support for Businesses scheme. This follows the announcement from the Prime Minister on 4 January 2021, with everyone being urged to Stay…
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How Much do you know about our Buy Local Directory Members?

Not sure where to start when it comes to buying local? We’ve worked alongside our members to help bring you a directory of products and services that are available from local businesses throughout the holiday season. You can view the directory by clicking here. But how much do you know about these local Chester Businesses? Have…
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Chester Business Club encourages people to Buy Local this Christmas

As we enter the final month of what has been one of the most difficult years on record for both Chester based businesses and the global economy alike, it’s great to see so many local businesses opening their doors to customers and clients once again following the end of the most recent lockdown. Christmas may…
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New Clockwise Road System in Chester City Centre

Final preparations are now in place to commence the Chester Clockwise Road System plan for the inner ring road on 16th November for approximately 12 months, in order to allow for essential infrastructure works to install a new rainwater drainage tunnel through Chester from the Northgate site. For latest info about the ‘Clockwise’ system, click…
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New Grants for SMEs in Cheshire

Blue Orchid is pleased to be able to confirm that Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership have awarded a further £1 million to provide grants to help small businesses meet some of the extra costs created by the COVID restrictions. You are eligible if you can answer “YES” to each of these statements.  If you…
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