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Chester Business Club Virtual Club Meeting with Chairman of Chester BID

Chester Business Club is hosting another Virtual Club Meeting. Join us on Friday 27th November 2020, at 4pm with guest speaker is Katrina Kerr Chairman of CH1 Chester BID, (Chester Business Improvement District). CH1 Chester BID is a business-led initiative. It covers a defined area of the city centre with the purpose of ‘creating an…
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Crucial emergency help from the North West Air Ambulance Service

At a recent Club Meeting (via Zoom), we heard Jon Ward talk about the the crucial and wide-ranging work carried out by the North West Air Ambulance Service.  You can view the full recording of the meeting below.

Chester BID launches Chester Gift Card in a move to pay it forward and save the high street this Christmas

Chester BID has announced the launch of the Chester Gift Card – as part of the city’s battleplan to save the high street shops from suffering from the lockdown at one of the year’s busiest shopping periods. The Chester Gift Card can be spent at over 100 retailers, leisure suppliers and restaurants and bars across…
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Helping Chester Businesses to survive, thrive & revive

To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a crisis like Covid-19 concentrates the mind of every business person and, indeed, every representative business organisation – and Chester Business Club is no exception. With the restrictions imposed by Government and its medical/scientific advisors, it meant that, overnight, the Club’s normal activities were…
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Chester Business Club encourages you to support Chester and buy local

With Chester and surrounding areas being placed in the ‘High’ pandemic tier, Chester’s businesses look likely to face increased difficulties – and the Club remains determined to do all we can to help everyone Survive, Revive & Thrive.  To this end, we have recently taken part, as members of the Cheshire Business Group*, in discussions with Andrew Lewis (Chief…
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A summer of projects at DropJaw

12th October 2020. It has been an eventful summer for everyone, I’m sure we’ve all noticed that. And here at DropJaw, we’ve made sure to keep up the momentum as the world comes to terms with a new way of doing business. We continue to invest in scale-up companies throughout the lockdown and are now looking…
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Residents urged to download the new COVID-19 app

12th October 2020. The Leader of Cheshire West Council Councillor Louise Gittins is urging all residents to play their part to protect family and friends by downloading the new NHS COVID-19 app.  The app launches nationwide on Thursday when it can be downloaded onto smartphones from the Apple App Store or Google Play. It is…
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New national adoption recruitment campaign launched #YouCanAdopt

12th October 2020. Children’s charity and leading voluntary adoption agency, Chester based Adoption Matters is delighted to take part in a new nationwide campaign, launching on 16 September 2020. The #YouCanAdopt campaign aims to dispel myths around who is eligible to adopt and to highlight that there are still almost 3,000* children waiting for a…
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Virtual club meeting held with Chief Executive of Countess of Chester Hospital Trust

Chester Business Club held a very interesting virtual meeting on Friday, with guest speaker Dr Susan Gilby. Dr Susan Gilby talked briefly about her path to becoming Chief Executive of Countess of Chester Hospital Trust, before spending the majority of the session answering questions from club members on a range of topics including how the…
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A spotlight on Chester’s outstanding educational organisations

In what has been one of the strangest years on record, with unprecedented disruption to the daily lives of people across Chester, Cheshire and beyond, perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of lockdown life has been the new role that parents have had to take on as teachers in their own home. With restrictions…
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