Business

  • MP endorses Worktaste

    During a recent visit to Macclesfield Town Football Club, our MP, David Rutley, gave his strong endorsement to the Rossendale Trust’s successful WorkTaste scheme. The Rossendale Trust...

  • Local cyclists clock up 10,000 miles in a week

    Cyclists from across Cheshire East took part in a week-long effort to encourage more people to ride to work. Commuters swapped four wheels for two during...

  • Astra Zeneca hosts MMIP conference

    Above: Lord Prior visits Astra Zeneca’s £120 million manufacturing plant. Lord Prior of Brampton – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business,...

  • Astra Zeneca Brathay Apprentice Challenge

    Local MP, David Rutley, recently met with apprentices from AstraZeneca to look at their work under the Brathay Apprentice Challenge, a national scheme to help promote apprenticeships. The...

  • Business leaders hail ‘golden opportunity’ for investment in the Cheshire Science Corridor

    The potential for the Cheshire Science Corridor to boost the region’s economy has been acknowledged at the MIPIM international property festival. During a discussion that kicked off...

  • Broadstock lands contracts worth £1.5m

    Local office furniture supplier Broadstock is celebrating after securing contracts worth a combined £1.5m. The Lyme Green-based company was chosen by the University of Kent for...

  • Macclesfield IT firm warns of the dangers of cybercrime

    Above: Graham Fern, Technical Director for Axon Macclesfield based IT solutions firm Axon is urging local businesses to look at their cybercrime prevention strategies following...

  • SHIFT Macc Hack #BeBoldForChange

    To celebrate International Women’s Day yesterday on Wednesday 8 March, User Experience Design & Digital Agency Sigma set a design challenge focused on the social challenges women face in society today...

  • Another record year for Manchester Airport

    Manchester Airport continues to break records with more than 26 million passengers passing through the airport over the last year. After 35 months of consecutive growth, the UK’s...

  • Taking a break for Fairtrade

    Local residents who attended the annual Fairtrade Fortnight Coffee Morning, held on 4th March at Macclesfield Library, were joined by the group’s Patron, the Mayor...

  • Local team wins Rotary competition

    Local team Chairperson won ‘Best individual Chairperson’ Award athlete The Rotary District Final –  held at Frodsham for the 10 successful winners of the Heat Competitions with 62 teams...

  • Businesses urged to take up free expert advice and support

    Businesses are being urged to attend a briefing which provides information on changes to environmental legislation and rules on business standards. The breakfast briefing at...

  • Council to demand development levy

    Cheshire East Council has launched a consultation on a proposed planning levy to help fund new community facilities and infrastructure to support local development. The...

  • New retirement development for Buxton Road

    Developer, Adlington, has acquired land on Buxton Road in Macclesfield, where it is set to build a new £11m luxury retirement development. The site, which...

  • Mobile phone penalties double

    Penalties issued to motorists caught driving whilst using a mobile phone will double from today, 1st March. Anyone who is caught driving whilst using a...