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20th July 2017 - ELLESMERE PORT REGENERATION PROGRAMME - ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND PROGRESS REVIEW - Substantial progress has been ... read more

20th July 2017 – FREE TWO DAY COMBINED DIRECT AND DIGITAL SALES MASTER CLASS on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th ... read more

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY DIGITAL MARKETING IN PRACTICE MASTER CLASS on Wednesday 13th September and Monday 18th ... read more

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY COMBINED DIRECT AND DIGITAL SALES MASTER CLASS on Thursday 7th September and Tuesday ... read more

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Ellesmere Port Regeneration Programme – Economic Impact Assessment and Progress Review

20th July 2017 - ELLESMERE PORT REGENERATION PROGRAMME - ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND PROGRESS REVIEW - Substantial progress has been ... read more

2 Day Combined Direct and Digital Sales Master Class

20th July 2017 – FREE TWO DAY COMBINED DIRECT AND DIGITAL SALES MASTER CLASS on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th ... read more

2 Day Digital Marketing In Practice Master Class

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY DIGITAL MARKETING IN PRACTICE MASTER CLASS on Wednesday 13th September and Monday 18th ... read more

2 Day Combined Direct and Digital Sales Master Class

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY COMBINED DIRECT AND DIGITAL SALES MASTER CLASS on Thursday 7th September and Tuesday ... read more

2 Day Digital Strategy Master Class

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY DIGITAL STRATEGY MASTER CLASS on Wednesday 20th September and Monday 25th September 2017 - Are ... read more

2 Day Sales Master Class

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY SALES MASTER CLASS on Tuesday 12th September and Wednesday 20th September 2017 - Are ... read more

2 Day Procurement Master Class

11th July 2017 - FREE TWO DAY PROCUREMENT MASTER CLASS on Thursday 21st September and Monday 25th September 2017 - Are you ... read more

Cyber Security Breakfast

11th July 2017 - FREE CYBER SECURITY EVENT on Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Cyber Security - Hear from the Experts Join ... read more

Chester Business Show

11th May 2017 - Chester Business Show is to be held on Thursday 5th October 2017 at Chester Racecourse from 10am - 3pm This ... read more

Let’s Talk About – Apprenticeships

11th May 2017 - FREE EVENT, Let's Talk about apprenticeships on Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Let’s Talk About – Apprenticeships - ... read more

Growth Hub Master Class – Business Leaders Toolkit for High Growth

3rd April 2017 - FREE EVENT, Master Class - Business Leaders Toolkit for High Growth Date & Time: Tuesday 9th May 2017 ... read more

Growth Hub Master Class – Procurement Toolkit for High Growth

3rd April 2017 - FREE EVENT, Master Class - Procurement Toolkit for High Growth Date & Time: Thursday 18th May 2017 at ... read more

Growth Hub Master Class – Marketing Strategies for High Growth

3rd April 2017 - FREE EVENT, Master Class - Marketing Strategies for High Growth Date & Time: Tuesday 25th April 2017 at ... read more

Growth Hub Master Class – Sales Strategies for High Growth

3rd April 2017 - FREE EVENT, Master Class - Sales Strategies for High Growth Date & Time: Thursday 4th May 2017 at ... read more

Growth Hub Master Class – Digital Strategies for High Growth

3rd April 2017 - FREE EVENT, 2 day Master Class - Digital Strategies for High Growth Date & Time: Thursday 27th April ... read more

Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast

17th March 2017 - Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast    We have Health Sector breakfast event Tues 28th March, hosted at Chester Business ... read more

Turning Change into Success

8th March 2017 - FREE EVENT - Turning Change into Success. Do you want to know how you can execute an effective ... read more

Creating Sustainable Growth through Breakthrough Innovation

8th March 2017 - FREE EVENT - Creating Sustainable Growth Through Breakthrough Innovation.  Are you an Owner Manager, Senior Manager or ... read more

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Briefing

16th February 2017 - FREE EVENT - Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund regional briefing event in Chester.  The event will be ... read more

North Wales & Borders Waterway Partnership is seeking five new members (volunteers).

26th January 2017 - North Wales & Borders Waterway Partnership is seeking five new members (volunteers). Please see the link below ... read more

FREE EVENT – Driving a Happy Workforce to £50m Turnover

26th January 2017 - FREE Event on 7th February 2017.  Driving a Happy Workforce to £50m Turnover.  Are you an Owner ... read more

FREE EVENT – Creating Sustainable Growth Through Breakthrough Innovation

26th January 2017 - FREE Event on 1st February 2017.  Creating Sustainable Growth Through Breakthrough Innovation. Are you an Owner ... read more

Cheshire and Warrington LEP calls for the region’s business talent to join its Board.

26th January 2017 - Cheshire and Warrington LEP recruiting for Board Members (Non-Executive Directors) Cheshire and Warrington LEP calls for the ... read more

Cheshire and Warrington LEP calls for the region’s business talent to join its Board

26th January 2017 - Cheshire and Warrington LEP recruiting Chair Cheshire and Warrington LEP calls for the region's business talent to ... read more

Cheshire and Warrington Business Scale-Up Event

Cheshire and Warrington Business Scale-Up Event to be held on Wednesday 30th November 2016 from 9.30am to 1.30pm at The ... read more

CW&C Property Review 2015-2016

24th October 2016 - For the Cheshire West and Chester Annual Property Review 2015-2016 detailing property for the last financial ... read more

Business Breakfast – Ellesmere Port Development Update

14th October 2016 Business Breakfast - Ellesmere Port Development Update. An Ellesmere Port Development Update was held this morning with presentations ... read more

FREE Business Breakfast – Ellesmere Port Development Update

FREE Business Breakfast - Ellesmere Port Development Update. Join representatives of the Ellesmere Port Development Board and Cheshire West and Chester ... read more

FREE Jobs Fair

14th September 2016 – FREE Jobs Fair in Ellesmere Port When: Thursday 22 September 2016 Where: Ellesmere Port Civic Hall Time: 10am – 2pm

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FREE Visual Merchandising Workshop

6th September 2016 - FREE Retail Skills and Social Media Workshops Visual Merchandising Workshop - How Visual Merchandising techniques can be used to ... read more

FREE Business Growth Event specialising in Finance

6th September 2016 - FREE Business Growth Event specialising in Finance Tuesday 13th September 2016 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am Thornton ... read more

FREE Jobs Fair in Ellesmere Port

1st September 2016 - FREE Jobs Fair in Ellesmere Port When: Thursday 22 September 2016 Where: Ellesmere Port Civic Hall Time: 10am - ... read more

Are you looking for an apprentice?

1st September 2016 - Are you looking for an apprentice? We invite you to join us at our apprenticeship open events being held ... read more

Apprenticeship Event – Ellesmere Port – Thursday 8th September 2016

1st September 2016 - Apprenticeship Event being held on Thursday 8th September 2016, 4pm to 6pm at West Cheshire College, ... read more

Photographic Competition 2016 – I Love Ellesmere Port

1st July 2016 - I Love Ellesmere Port Photographic Competition 2016 A photo competition is taking place in Ellesmere Port and ... read more

Council seeks views on a borough-wide Play Strategy

7th June 2016 - Council seeks views on a borough-wide play strategy. Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Growth Hub service for Cheshire and Warrington businesses

6th June 2016 - Are you working with the Growth Hub?  Each event is themed around a business topic such ... read more

Design Essentials for your Business – Branding & Marketing Literature

6th June 2016 - Design Essentials for your Business – Branding & Marketing Literature.  What do you need to consider in ... read more

Visual Merchandising

6th June 2016 - Visual Merchandising - Do you want help increasing sales?  This session examines basic visual merchandising techniques that ... read more

Planning a Growth Business

6th June 2016 - Planning a Growth Business? A one day workshop, led by an experienced Growth Hub Advisor. The workshop ... read more

Murmurations – The makechester talks

6th June 2016 - Creative Industry Conference 'Murmurations - The makechester talks' targeting Creatives across Cheshire is being organised to inspire culture, ... read more

Exceeding Customer Expectations Workshops

6th June 2016 - Exceeding Customer Expectations workshops - Giving excellent customer service is one of the main reasons why the customers ... read more

Love Your Park

2nd June 2016 - Love Your Park. Residents of Ellesmere Port are invited to attend Whitby Park’s

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Looking to recruit? Live Local, Work Local Chester Jobs Fair

2nd June 2016 -  If you’re looking to fill vacancies join us at the ‘Live Local, Work Local’ Chester Jobs Fair ... read more

British Chamber of Commerce – Quarterly Economic Survey (QES)

24th May 2016 - British Chamber of Commerce's Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) The British Chambers of Commerce's Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) ... read more

Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone

24th May 2016 - Cheshire Science Corridor Enterprise Zone

Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Ellesmere Port ... read more

Local Development Order – Supporting Business Growth in Ellesmere Port

19th May 2016 - Local Development Order - Supporting Business Growth in Ellesmere Port

Cheshire West and Chester ... read more

Round the Table Networking Event

5th May 2016 - Business networking event on Friday 6th May 2016 from 8.30am to 10.30am.  The Round the Table ... read more

Planning a Growth Business? Are you working with the Growth Hub?

5th May 2016 - Planning a Growth Business?   Or are you working with the Growth Hub?  The Cheshire and Warrington ... read more

Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Programme for Business Start-Up and SME’s

5th May 2016 - Business Start-Up and SME support programme by Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Programme are now accepting registrations ... read more

Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast

4th May 2016 - Health Sector Business Opportunities Breakfast on Friday 13th May 2016, 8am-10am University of Chester - Thornton Science ... read more

Works to open up Whitby Park perimeter is complete.

15th April 2016 - Work to open up views into the ‘hidden treasure’ of Whitby Park from Stanney

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Planning a Growth Business?

15th April 2016 - Are you planning a Growth Business?  Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub are holding a one day workshop, ... read more

National Apprenticeship Scheme

15th April 2016 - The National Apprenticeship scheme provides case studies and background information on what is involved in Apprenticeships, examples ... read more

Northern Powerhouse is Great

15th April 2016 - Northern Powerhouse is Great. Use the link below to view the cross-government Northern Powerhouse film by DfT: ... read more

Support for Businesses

15th April 2016 - Support for Businesses.  The Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub have a number of events still available ... read more

Ellesmere Port Development Board welcomes new Chairman

5th April 2016 - Ellesmere Port Development Board welcomes new Chairman.  A milestone anniversary sees the regeneration chief involved in ... read more

COUNCIL TO CONSULT ON SIMPLIFIED PLANNING CONTROLS DESIGNED TO SUPPORT BUSINESS GROWTH IN ELLESMERE PORT

8th March 2016 - Council to consult on simplified planning controls designed to support business growth in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West ... read more

Planning a Growth Business

7th March 2016 - Planning a Growth Business: These are one day workshops with a qualified Growth Advisor covering all aspects ... read more

STEM FESTIVAL 2016

10th February 2016 - Essar STEM festival 2016.  Exploring Science Technology, Engineering and Maths Big Bang Ellesmere Port is back, inspiring 3000 young ... read more

ACHIEVING BUSINESS GROWTH EVENT

4th February 2016 - Achieving Business Growth Event When: Tuesday 16th February at 8.00am to 10.30am Where: Mid Cheshire College - Winsford Campus. ... read more

MOCK TRIAL AND BUSINESS DRIVER SAFETY CONFERENCE

4th February 2016 - Mock Trial and Business Driver Safety Conference When: Friday 12th February 2016 from 09:00 to 16:30 Where: Cheshire ... read more

Business Growth Hub Events in Cheshire and Warrington

11th January 2016 - Business Growth Hub events.  Are you planning a Growth Business? The Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub are ... read more

Apprenticeship Event

11th January 2016 - Looking to recruit apprentices in 2016? Why not attend the West Cheshire apprenticeship event on Thursday 25 February ... read more

Largest Parkour training facility outside of London

22nd December 2015 - Largest Parkour training facility outside of London.  The development of a unique community facility in the ... read more

Let’s Talk – Your Invitation to help shape the future of your neighbourhood and borough

25th November 2015 - Join us for a Budget Breakfast Business Consultation Event. When: Wednesday 25th November 2015 8am for breakfast, 8.30am ... read more

Seacombe Drive Park Improvement Scheme in Ellesmere Port – Official Opening

10th September 2015 - The official opening of the £145,000 improvement scheme at Seacombe Drive Park in Ellesmere Port has ... read more

RESIDENTS URGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY OVER PROPOSED PUBLIC SECTOR HUB BOOST FOR ELLESMERE PORT

25th September 2015 - People in Ellesmere Port are being invited to have their say on proposals to transform the ... read more

Today – Jobs Fair in Ellesmere Port

10th September 2015 - Today local employers, training and education providers have come together for a free jobs fair at ... read more

Hundreds of job vacancies on offer at Ellesmere Port Jobs Fair

2nd September 2015 - Local employers, training and education providers are coming together in September for a free jobs fair at ... read more

‘LIVE LOCAL, WORK LOCAL’ JOBS FAIR HITS A POSITIVE NOTE WITH JOBSEEKERS AND EMPLOYERS

14th August 2015 - Ellesmere Port Civic Hall will play host to the latest ‘Live Local Work Local’ jobs fair ... read more

ISG Construction Supply Chain Open Day

11th August 2015       SG in partnership with Cheshire West & Chester Council and Mid Cheshire College Winsford CW7 4AA Wednesday, 19 ... read more

Live Local, Work Local

4th August 2015 Are you looking for a job or apprenticeship? Want advice about training ? Ever thought about starting a business? Need advice ... read more

Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire? Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise.

3rd August 2015 The High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise 2015/16, Cheshire’s most prestigious business awards, are now open for entries. In their ... read more

Safer Cycling Roadshow in Ellesmere Port on August 14

4th August 2015 Due to popular demand the Council’s itravelsmart team in partnership with Cheshire Police are holding a Bike Security ... read more

PHOTO COMPETITION IN ELLESMERE PORT TO CREATE A CHARITY CALENDAR

3rd August 2015 A photo competition is taking place in Ellesmere Port and the winning entries will be displayed in a ... read more

I Love Ellesmere Port Photo Competition for Calendar 2016

30th July 2015 Submit your work showing all the fantastic things happening in Ellesmere Port. The organisers are hoping to get great images ... read more

Agri-tech innovation funding opportunities: apply now

10th July 2015 Business and research organisations are invited to apply for funding from the Agri-Tech Catalyst to develop solutions to ... read more

HRH THE EARL OF WESSEX OFFICIALLY OPENS ELLESMERE PORT’S ICONIC SPORTS VILLAGE

19 May 2015 His Royal Highness, the Earl of Wessex has today (Wednesday) officially opened Ellesmere Port’s iconic Sports Village during ... read more

The New Mayor of Ellesmere Port is Councillor Lynn Clare

21 May 2015 - The new Mayor of Ellesmere Port is Councillor Lynn Clare who was born

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Spring clean organised for the Stanney Grange area of Ellesmere Port

26 March 2015 Volunteers are being asked to come forward to help spring clean Stanney Grange in Ellesmere Port on Thursday ... read more

HOPE FARM AND WHITBY RESIDENTS IN ELLESMERE PORT ARE ASKED TO TAKE PART IN A SUNDAY BUS SURVEY

24 March 2015 Residents who live in the Hope Farm and Whitby areas of Ellesmere Port are being asked to take ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT MARKET’S TOILETS RECEIVE £60,000 REVAMP

23 March 2015 Ellesmere Port Market’s public and disabled toilets have benefited from major improvement works. The toilets, which have suffered from ... read more

Council extends successful free parking offer at Westminster Car Park, Ellesmere Port

23 March 2015 Cheshire West and Chester Council has extended its free parking offer in Ellesmere Port’s Westminster car park following ... read more

COUNTDOWN TO OPENING OF ELLESMERE PORT’S NEW SPORTS VENUE BEGINS

17 March 2015 - The countdown to the opening of Ellesmere Port’s iconic new sports village is now on. With the ... read more

COUNCIL RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR WORKS TO REGENERATE ELLESMERE PORT’S WHITBY ROAD

10th March 2015 Cheshire West and Chester Council has received a bronze award at the 6th Annual Improvement & Efficiency Awards ... read more

INES

20 February 2015 INES is a not for profit social enterprise now operating in Ellesmere Port. The team undertake a wide ... read more

MINISTER VISITS CHESHIRE TO CELEBRATE BDUK’S TWO MILLION MILESTONE FOR FIBRE BROADBAND

13 February 2015 - Government Minister for Business and Enterprise Matthew Hancock has visited Cheshire to celebrate the county’s progress in ... read more

NEW SHARED HUB IN ELLESMERE PORT WILL TRANSFORM THE HEART OF THE TOWN AND BRING SEVEN PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS UNDER ONE ROOF

10 February 2015 - Plans to regenerate Ellesmere Port’s town centre will include delivering a £20 million purpose-built public services hub ... read more

COUNCIL TO INTRODUCE FREE PARKING IN ELLESMERE PORT CAR PARK IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL TRADERS

10 February 2015 - Cheshire West and Chester Council is supporting businesses in Ellesmere Port by providing free parking in the ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT TOWN CENTRE ALLEYWAY BENEFITS FROM REFURBISHMENT

10 February 2015 - An alleyway between Exeter Road and Cambridge Road in Ellesmere Port has undergone refurbishment as part of ... read more

Chancellor of the Exchequer Opens Thornton Science Park

16 January 2015 - Chancellor of the Exchequer opens Thornton Science Park in Ince, Cheshire.  Part of the University of ... read more

22 December 2014 – Fresh Start January with Green Pages on Wednesday 14th January 2015 from 10am to 2pm

FREE EVENT Fresh Start January with Green Pages DATE: Wednesday 14th January 2015 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm LOCATION:  Riverside Innovation Centre, Castle Drive, Chester, ... read more

CWAC’S LONDON EMBASSY AIMS TO ATTRACT INVESTMENT AND NEW JOBS TO THE BOROUGH

9 December 2014 - Cheshire West and Chester Council has launched a London Embassy aimed at attracting vital investment and ... read more

SOCIAL HUB FOR OLDER PEOLE ‘ENDEAVOUR’ FINDS PERMANENT HOME ON WHITBY ROAD, ELLESMERE PORT

2 December 2014 - A social hub for older people has moved in to new premises on Whitby Road – ... read more

CIVIC SQUARE TO HOST CHRISTMAS MARKET STALLS AND FREE VICTORIAN CAROUSEL

2 December 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s Civic Square is to host a small Christmas market and Victorian-style carousel for shoppers ... read more

Grow Your Business Event – Thornton Science Park – Wednesday 26th November 2014

7 November 2014 - Grow Your Business event, Wednesday 26 November. To book your place, please log on to: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grow-your-business-innovate-accelerate-connect-tickets-13819377129 To book your ... read more

MAYOR OF ELLESMERE PORT CONGRATULATES WINNERS OF TOWN’S ANNUAL ‘PHOTOGRAPHIC AND ALL THINGS ARTY COMPETITION’

28 October 2014 - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones, has congratulated the winners of the town annual ‘photographic and ... read more

MAYOR LAUNCHES WHITBY ROAD MEMORIES BOOKLET AS HISTORIC SIGNAGE IS REVEALED

23 October 2014 - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones, has officially launched a booklet detailing the history of Whitby ... read more

COUNCILLORS UNANIMOUSLY BACK PLANS FOR THE ‘HEART’ OF THE ROSSMORE AREA OF ELLESMERE PORT

27 October 2014 - Cheshire West and Chester Councillors have unanimously granted outline planning permission for part of a large scale ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT’S WHITBY ROAD WELCOMES BUSINESS INCUBATOR ‘SEED’

27 October 2014 - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones, has officially welcomed business incubator ‘Seed’ to the town’s Whitby ... read more

Business Resilience and Contingency Planning

1 October 2014 - Business Resilience and Contingency Planning For more information please visit www.groundwork.org.uk      

EXECUTIVE EXPECTED TO APPROVE 100 AFFORDABLE RENT HOMES ON COUNCIL LAND IN ELLESMERE PORT

3 September 2014 - Council chiefs are today (Wednesday) expected to give the green light to a scheme to deliver ... read more

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Recruitment Day

3 September 2014 - Following the success of last year, the recruitment day will return to the centre in Café ... read more

ONE MONTH LEFT TO SHARE YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS ABOUT ELLESMERE PORT IN PHOTOGRAPHIC – AND ALL THINGS ARTY- COMPETITION

1 September 2014 - Do you love Ellesmere Port? Are you a budding photographer with an eye for interesting and ... read more

Art in the Port

22 August 2014 - Get involved in the summer competition to help celebrate all fantastic things happening within Ellesmere Port!It ... read more

Ellesmere ports Whitby Road high street LOOKS TO become first in the country to go digital

6 August 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s Whitby Road is becoming the first high street in the country to go digital. Cheshire ... read more

MONTAGUE ALCOHOL-FREE CAFÉ OFFICIALLY OPENS ON ELLESMERE PORT’S WHITBY ROAD

4 August 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s Whitby Road has welcomed yet another new business as Montague Café opens its doors. Run by ... read more

RESIDENTS INVITED TO SPECIAL REMEMBRANCE SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE START OF WWI

28 July 2014 - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones, is inviting people to attend a Remembrance Service on Monday, ... read more

FLOWER BASKETS INSTALLED ALONG MARINA DRIVE GIVE WARM WELCOME TO ELLESMERE PORT TOWN CENTRE

28 July 2014 - Flower baskets have been installed along Marina Drive to brighten up the area for local residents and ... read more

‘I LOVE ELLESMERE PORT’ MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CIVIC SQUARE

25 July 2014 - The ‘I Love Ellesmere Port’ Music Festival is returning to Civic Square for a three-day bonanza ... read more

TEDDY BEARS PICNIC TO TAKE PLACE AT ELLESMERE PORT’S RIVACRE VALLEY COUNTRY PARK

23 July 2014 - Fun for all the family is guaranteed at Rivacre Valley Country Park in Ellesmere Port on ... read more

SHARE YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS ABOUT ELLESMERE PORT IN PHOTOGRAPHIC – AND ALL THING ARTY- COMPETITION

22 July 2014 - Do you love Ellesmere Port? Are you a budding photographer with an eye for interesting and ... read more

DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLED IN HELSBY’S TESCO IN A BID TO SAVE LIVES

16 July 2014 - A life-saving defibrillator has been installed in Helsby’s Tesco supermarket – thanks to local community group ... read more

I LOVE ELLESMERE PORT’ MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CIVIC SQUARE

15 July 2014 - The ‘I Love Ellesmere Port’ Music Festival is returning to Civic Square for a three-day bonanza ... read more

Art in the Port

2 July 2014 - Get involved in the summer competition to help celebrate all fantastic things happening within Ellesmere Port! It ... read more

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS COMBINE TO TACKLE INTERMITTENT AIR POLLUTION AROUND THORNTON-LE-MOORS

2 July 2014 - Four organisations are combining to tackle to problem of intermittent air pollution in the area of ... read more

YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM 40 CHESHIRE WEST SCHOOLS PLAY WITH THE HALLÉ ORCHESTR

1 July 2014 - Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall echoed to the sound of more than 1,400 young musicians from Cheshire West ... read more

PLANTING SCHEME IN ELLESMERE PORT’S WESTMINSTER PARK COMPLETES £36,000 IMPROVEMENT SCHEME

1 July 2014 - Pupils from Westminster Community Primary School have taken part in a planting activity in Ellesmere Port’s ... read more

NEW CREATIVE ENTERPRISE TAKES UP EMPTY SHOP IN ELLESMERE PORT’S TOWN CENTRE

30 June 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s town centre has welcomed another new business, as Chalice Media Studios opened its doors at ... read more

PlaceEXPO: Ellesmere Port Development Update 15th July

27 June 2014 - Ellesmere Port Development Update will take place from 8am registration for an 8.30am start and close ... read more

Art in the Port

25 June 2014 - Get involved in the summer competition to help celebrate all fantastic things happening within Ellesmere Port! It ... read more

LOCAL ARTIST TO DISPLAY ART AT LITTLE SUTTON LIBRARY

25 June 2014 - Upcoming local artist, Charlotte Jones will be exhibiting her work at Little Sutton Library for six ... read more

LOCAL HISTORIAN TO GIVE FIRST WORLD WAR LECTURE AT LITTLE SUTTON LIBRARY

25 June 2014 - Local historian and teacher, Mike Royden, is coming to Ellesmere Port’s Little Sutton Library to give ... read more

NEW VIDEO SHOWS BUSINESS GROWTH IN WEST CHESHIRE

Cheshire West Growth Plan from Cheshire West and Chester on Vimeo. 11 June 2014 - A new video showing business growth in ... read more

WEST CHESHIRE CREDIT UNION OPENS ITS DOORS ON WHITBY ROAD, ELLESMERE PORT

3 June 2014 - The West Cheshire Credit Union – which provides local residents with affordable saving and loan products ... read more

DEVELOPMENT BOOST FOR ELLESMERE PORT AS IT GAINS EUROPEAN ASSISTED AREA STATUS

2 June 2014 - Ellesmere Port has been granted Assisted Area status which will provide a big opportunity for local businesses ... read more

BIS Oulton Park Event – Networking Event Friday 6 June, 13:00 – 16:30

30 May 2014 - The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and LDC, in association with Cheshire West and ... read more

Ellesmere Port Manufacturers Urged To Take Advantage of Funded Training and Support

28 May 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s Development Board is urging local manufacturers to take advantage of funded training opportunities through ... read more

Ellesmere Port Welcomes New Business to New Bridge Road

22nd May 2014 - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Councillor Brian Jones has officially welcomed new business Deeside Precision Engineering to ... read more

New Mayor of Ellesmere Port is Councillor Brian Jones

22nd May 2014 - The new Mayor of Ellesmere Port is Councillor Brian Jones who took up his post on 21st ... read more

FAMILY FUN DAY AT RIVACRE VALLEY COUNTRY PARK ON MAY 28

20 May 2014 - A family fun day has been organised by Council Greenspace Rangers at Rivacre Valley Country Park ... read more

COUNCIL OFFERS FREE CYCLE TRAINING FOR ADULTS IN ELLESMERE PORT’S WHITBY PARK TO COINCIDE WITH ADULT LEARNERS WEE

14 May 2014 - Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Road Safety Team has organised free cycle training for adults in ... read more

IFB 2014 International Festival for Business Breakfast Event

14 May 2014 - Venue: University of Chester Thornton Science Park, Ince, CH2 4NU Date: 22 May 2014 Time: 8:30AM-9:30AM (Registration & ... read more

COUNCILLOR BRIAN JONES INVITES YOU TO HIS MAYOR – MAKING CEREMONY ON MAY 21

13 May 2014 - Councillor Brian Jones is inviting residents to his Mayor- making ceremony at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall ... read more

NEW MAYOR OF ELLESMERE PORT WILL BE COUNCILLOR BRIAN JONES

13 May 2014 - The new Mayor of Ellesmere Port will be Councillor Brian Jones who will take up his ... read more

WHITBY ROAD SET TO WELCOME ANOTHER NEW BUSINESS AS IMPROVEMENTS WORKS TO PROPERTY BEGIN

8 May 2014 - Whitby Road is set to welcome another new business, as work begins to bring a disused ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD SEEKS NEW MEMBER

28 April 2014 - An opportunity has arisen to join the board tasked with driving the future economic prosperity of ... read more

STANNEY LANE BOULEVARD BENEFITS FROM IMPROVEMENT WORKS

15 April 2014 - Major improvement works to Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port are underway in a bid improve better accessibility ... read more

DAY LONG EVENT AT ELLESMERE PORT’S WHITBY SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB FOR HILLSBOROUGH REMEMBRANCE

15 April 2014 - A day–long event is taking place at the Whitby Sports & Social Club this Saturday (April ... read more

COMMEMORATIVE WW1 MURAL DISPLAYED FOR ALL TO ENJOY IN ELLESMERE PORT

8 April 2014 - The winning entry to an Ellesmere Port public art competition has gone on display as a ... read more

CHESHIRE YOUNG CARERS PEACE AND REMEMBRANCE TREE UNVEILED AT ELLESMERE PORT’S FAB LAB

1 April 2014 -  A Peace and Remembrance Tree designed and built by Cheshire’s Young Carers at the town’s FabLab ... read more

WEST CHESHIRE RESIDENTS URGED TO GROUP TOGETHER TO SAVE MONEY ON ENERGY BILLS

1 April 2014 - Cheshire West and Chester Council is urging residents to join together and buy gas and electricity ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT’S WESTMINSTER PARK RE-OPENS FOLLOWING £36,000 IMPROVEMENT SCHEME

1 April 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s Westminster Park has officially re-opened following a £36,000 project to improve play and leisure facilities ... read more

Supporting Local Business

27 March 2014 - CEPN will be holding a networking event at Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre, Ellesmere Port on 15th April ... read more

PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN ELLESMERE PORT TO EXPERIENCE BONANZA OF ACTIVITIES IN WEEK-LONG ‘BIG BANG’ FESTIVAL

17 March 2014 - Ellesmere Port primary schools are getting geared up for a bonanza of exciting activities as the ... read more

PEACE AND JOY COMMUNITY ARTWORK UNVEILED IN THE PORT ARCADES SHOPPING CENTRE

18 March 2014 - Community artwork designed by Ellesmere Port residents to commemorate 100 years since World War One has ... read more

Cheshire West and Chester Council is to trial free parking in Ellesmere Port’s Westminster car park.

20 March 2014 - Working in partnership with the Town Centre Improvement Advisory Body, the Council will implement free parking ... read more

Ellesmere Port’s RGF Programme of Works on Target as Second Set of Major Works is Announced

11 March 2014 - Ellesmere Port’s RGF programme of works has entered the next phase as Cheshire West and Chester ... read more

Ellesmere Port Arts Festival Opening Event is a Fantastic Success

11 March 2014 - The first ever Ellesmere Port Arts Festival is underway and began with a fantastic opening event ... read more

Ellesmere Port’s First Ever Arts Festival Comes To Town

4 March 2014 - Volunteers are busy gearing up to welcome hundreds of visitors to Ellesmere Port as the internationally ... read more

Ellesmere Port’s Lime Street Open Space Benefits From £110,000 Investment – Improving Accessibility For Local Residents

 3 March 2014 - Major investment in Ellesmere Port’s Lime Street greenspace has improved access and facilities for the local ... read more

West Cheshire Credit Union Latest in List of Successful Ventures Relocating to Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port

25 February 2014  - The West Cheshire Credit Union – which provides local residents with affordable saving and loan products ... read more

New Framework To Speed Up Development Of Council-Owned Sites Is Given Green Light

14 January 2014 Moves to speed up the development of Council-owned land for housing - including affordable homes - were ... read more

Works Supported By £6million Regional Growth Funding Begin In Ellesmere Port

14 January 2014 An ambitious programme of works in Ellesmere Port has begun.   Ellesmere Port’s New Bridge Road is to benefit ... read more

Christmas Business Enterprise Network – Wednesday 18th December 2013

11 December 2013  Join us for the last Business Enterprise Network of 2013, with a Focus  on 'Find it'   Join us ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT’S BUSINESS CRIME PARTNERSHIP EXTENDS ITS REMIT TO THE COLISEUM LEISURE PARK

04 December 2013  Businesses at the Coliseum Leisure Park, in Ellesmere Port, are to benefit from a new radio link system ... read more

Programme Manager Appointed to Deliver Ellesmere Port Regional Growth Fund Programme

04 December 2013   Ellesmere Port’s Development Board and Cheshire West and Chester Council have appointed a programme manager to implement ... read more

Assisted Area Status for Ellesmere Port

1st November 2013 - 8.00am for 8.30am Wednesday 20th November 2013, Civic Hall, Ellesmere Port CH65 0AZ You may be aware ... read more

Stanney Lane Boulevard and M53 Gateways, Ellesmere Port

22 October 2013 - Read the concept design report for the Stanney Lane Boulevard and M53 Gateways in Ellesmere Port.   Enlarge ... read more

Cheshire and Warrington Manufacturing Week

16th September 2013 What do luxury Bentley cars, bread and butter, and medicines have in common?  They're all manufactured in Cheshire ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT TO HOST ITS FIRST ARTS FESTIVAL AS RENOWNED ART COLLECTION COMES TO TOWN

06 August 2013 The internationally renowned Methodist modern art collection is coming to Ellesmere Port in 2014. Spread across four venues ... read more

WHITBY ROAD WELCOMES NEW BUSINESS AS THE UNIFORM SHOP OPENS ITS DOORS

17 July 2013 The Uniform Shop – which provides school uniforms to pupils of all ages - has opened its ... read more

COUNCIL REVEALS DRAFT BLUEPRINT TO GUIDE DEVELOPMENT AND PROSPERITY OF WEST CHESHIRE

15 July 2013 The Council’s proposed blueprint to guide the development and prosperity of West Cheshire over the next seventeen ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT’S CIVIC SQUARE PLAYS HOST TO VARIETY OF MUSICAL EVENTS

10 July 2013  Ellesmere Port's Civic Square is to play host to a range of musical events across two weekends. Local ... read more

ALL ABOARD AT ELLESMERE PORT STATION TO CELEBRATE ITS 150th ANNIVERSARY

 01 July 2013   Special celebrations are taking place on July 6 to mark the 150th anniversary of Ellesmere Port Station, ... read more

HAVE YOUR SAY ON PLANS FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN WESTMINSTER PARK, ELLESMERE PORT

25 June 2013   Local residents are invited to come and share their views on proposed improvements in Ellesmere Port’s Westminster ... read more

BUILDING ON SUCCESS – ELLESMERE PORT BENEFITS FROM £6 MILLION REGIONAL GROWTH FUNDING, UNLOCKING SITES TO CREATE OVER 4,000 JOBS

18 June 2013   Ellesmere Port is to benefit from £6million of funding to unlock the potential of major employment sites ... read more

PAPERBOAT GALLERY OFFICIALLY OPENS ITS DOORS ON WHITBY ROAD, ELLESMERE PORT

17 June 2013   A new art gallery has officially opened its doors on Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port – thanks to ... read more

Less Than One Month to Summer Celebration

12 June 2013    The countdown is on to West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce's Summer Cocktail Party at ... read more

EVENT FOR CYCLISTS IN ELLESMERE PORT ON SATURDAY 22nd JUNE 2013

11 June 2013   A special event is taking place for cyclists in Ellesmere Port on Saturday 22nd June 2013. That is when ... read more

‘DROP-IN’ FOR THOSE WANTING TO KNOW MORE ON ELLESMERE PORT’S SPORT AND LEISURE VILLAGE

11 June 2013    Ellesmere Port residents who want to know more about plans for the town’s £15m Sport and Leisure ... read more

GREEN LIGHT FOR £28MILLION LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT INVESTMENT FOR ELLESMERE PORT AND NORTHWICH

07 June 2013   A massive £28m of investment in state-of-the-art leisure facilities in Ellesmere Port and Northwich, has been given ... read more

MERCIAN REGIMENT TO PARADE THROUGH ELLESMERE PORT ON HOMECOMING MARCH

07 June 2013  The 1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) will parade through Ellesmere Port on a homecoming march on Wednesday ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT TO HOST ITS FIRST EVER FAMILY RUNNING EVENT

24 May 2013   Fancy doing something a little different with your family this Father’s Day? Ellesmere Port is to host its ... read more

NEW MAYOR OF ELLESMERE PORT IS COUNCILLOR BOB CROMPTON

24 May 2013.   The new Mayor of Ellesmere Port is Councillor Bob Crompton. Councillor Crompton is married, has four children and ... read more

WORKS BEGINS ON ELLESMERE PORT’S FIRST ‘INCREDIBLE EDIBLE ALLEYWAY’

7 May 2013 Volunteers have started work to clear an overgrown alley in Ellesmere Port town centre and convert it into ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT M&S WINS BUILDING EXCELLENCE AWARD

3 May 2013 Marks & Spencer’s ‘green’ flagship Cheshire Oaks store in Ellesmere Port has won a major regional award for ... read more

YOUNG BUSINESSES INVITED TO ATTEND ELLESMERE PORT NETWORKING EVENT

1 May 2013 Thinking of starting a business, recently started one, or a young business trading for three years or less? West ... read more

DECISION DAY FOR ELLESMERE PORT’S ICONIC £15 MILLION SPORTS AND LEISURE VILLAGE

23 April 2013 Ambitious plans for Ellesmere Port’s iconic £15 million sports and leisure village, which will provide state-of-the-art sporting facilities ... read more

PARKLANDS BMX TRACK OFFICIALLY OPENS

9 April 2013 A state-of-the-art BMX track in the Parklands area of Ellesmere Port is now officially open following a special ... read more

MAYOR OF ELLESMERE PORT HOSTS COMPETITION TO SHOWCASE TOWN’S TALENT

8 April 2013 Do you have a talent? Would you like the chance to perform at various local events over the ... read more

First stage of consultation on Ellesmere Port’s Sports and Leisure Village complete

5 March 2013

Feedback from the Council’s stage one consultation on Ellesmere Port’s iconic £15 million sports and leisure village has

... read more

Cheshire Fab Lab

Cheshire is to have its own Fab Lab, opening spring 2013 in Ellesmere Port and supported by C&W LEP. The brainchild ... read more

Ellesmere Port to host its first ever family running event

Fancy doing something a little different with your family this Father’s Day? Ellesmere Port is to host its first ever professional ... read more

Bus route links Ellesmere Port attractions seven days a week

Ellesmere Port’s supported bus service 36 is now running seven days a week. The route has increased from an hourly to ... read more

Join us for a FREE Linkedin Workshop, Tuesday 29th January 2013 at West Cheshire College, Ellesmere Port

Are you registered with Linkedin, and that’s as far as you’ve got! Time: 8.00am Registration and coffee Workshop starts: 8.30am – 10.00 am Workshop Venue: ... read more

Empty shop scheme brings art gallery to Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port

17 December 2012 A new art gallery is set to open on Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port following the launch of a ... read more

Jingle Bells Return to the Port Arcades Shopping Centre

22 November 2012 Christmas will be coming early to the Port Arcades Shopping Centre on Thursday 22nd November; when shoppers will ... read more

Human poppy record broken at University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port

14 November 2012 These stunning images show the moment 2,190 people came together to form a giant poppy to mark Remembrance ... read more

Public realm improvements to Whitby Road welcomed by local businesses

Work to improve a stretch of public realm in Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, has been welcomed by local businesses. The project ... read more

Engaging in Ellesmere Port – Supporting Your Business

Wednesday 28th November - Sessions start at 8.00am, 12.30pm and 4.30pm Who Should Attend: These sessions are targeted at existing business both large and small, whether recently ... read more

Product or Place? Video

This is a pivotal time for social landlords. Faced with an economic downturn, austerity measures and significant social welfare reform, ... read more

Local historian offers a glimpse into Whitby Park’s past

Ellesmere Port residents are being invited to take a glimpse into the history of Whitby Park with local resident and ... read more

Ellesmere Port awarded £6 million regional growth funding to unlock sites for business and employment

Ellesmere Port has been awarded £6million to unlock the potential of major employment sites around the town which could create ... read more

Creepy Crawly Roadshow comes to the Port Arcades

 On Sunday 21 October between 11am and 3pm families are invited to our free bugs and reptile show, in the ... read more

SUCCESSFUL ‘GETTING A JOB’ ROADSHOW COMES TO ELLESMERE PORT

Are you currently unemployed, looking for a job but your not sure you have the right skills for the interview? Following the ... read more

Every Ellesmere Port child to receive Diamond Jubilee brochure depicting 60 years of the towns history

A brochure to commemorate Ellesmere Port’s history in the Queen’s diamond jubilee year will be gifted to each of the ... read more

Face Book launch at the Port Arcades Shopping Centre

The Port Arcades Shopping Centre is really excited to announce that they now have a Facebook page to compliment their ... read more

Robbie Savage teams up with Pepsi Max to celebrate the regeneration of Thornton Road in Ellesmere Port in the ‘Transform Your Patch’ campaign

To vote for Robbie and 5-a-side football pitches to win an additional £100,000 prize fund visit : www.transformyourpatch.com before 14th September ... read more

Do you want a bright future for your business? Are you looking for funding and support?

Free to attend Brighter Business Event, Monday 10th Spetember 4-8pm Chester Racecourse  If so meet lenders and growth support specialists at ... read more

JOANNA LUMLEY AND MARC BOLLAND TO OPEN M&S CHESHIRE OAKS

M&S today announces that Plan A Ambassador, Joanna Lumley, and Marks & Spencer Chief Executive, Marc Bolland, will join store ... read more

Ellesmere Port Photograph Competition Winners

WINNERS OF ELLESMERE PORT’S PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION RECEIVE THEIR AWARDS The six winners of the Ellesmere Port Development Board’s photographic competition - ... read more

COUNCIL BEGINS CONSULTATION WITH STAKEHOLDERS AND THE COMMUNITY AS PLANS FOR THE EPIC REPLACEMENT BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE

7 August 2012 Cheshire West and Chester Council has begun to consult with key stakeholders and the community as plans for ... read more

Jobs secured for local people at Cheshire Oaks flagship Marks and Spencer store

7 August 2012 A joint initiative has resulted in 46 local people securing jobs at the new Marks and Spencer store ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT JOBS BOOM CONTINUES AS TOWN WELCOMES WILLIAM SINCLAIR HOLDINGS

26 July 2012 Cheshire West and Chester Council and Ellesmere Port’s Development board have today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by leading ... read more

Ellesmere Port’s first Town Centre Improvement Manager creates local residents forum

26 June 2012 Ellesmere Port’s Development Board has appointed a Town Centre Improvement Manager – tasked with bringing a range of ... read more

MAJOR SCHEME FOR HOOTON BACKED BY COUNCILLORS

22 June 2012 A major plan to build 265 homes and a 72 bed care home together with a nature conservation ... read more

SHOPS ON OLD WHITBY ROAD RECEIVE SPRUCE UP, WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM LOCAL SCHOOLS

15 June 2012 A row of shop frontages on one of the main routes into Ellesmere Port has been rejuvenated with ... read more

Council Leaders praise workforce and unions for massive contribution to saving Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant

17 May 2012 Council and Development Board Leaders today (Thursday) praised Vauxhall’s workforce and unions for their ‘massive contribution’ towards ... read more

Council secures funding to bring ‘Fab Lab’ to the town

4 May 2012 Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Ellesmere Port Development Board have successfully secured funding to create a ... read more

300 jobs are to be created at an automotive logistics centre in Ellesmere Port

11 May 2012 Cheshire West and Chester Council leaders today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by Jaguar Land Rover that 300 jobs ... read more

SUMMER OF EVENTS KICKS OFF IN ELLESMERE PORT

21 May 2012 As the nights begin to get lighter and temperatures rise Ellesmere Port’s residents are being encouraged to get ... read more

RESIDENTS, ORGANISATIONS, COMMUNITY GROUPS AND ENTERTAINERS URGED TO GET INVOLVED IN ELLESMERE PORT’S JUBILEE EVENT

8 May 2012 Residents, community groups and entertainers are being invited to attend a drop-in session discussing the town’s celebrations for ... read more

PUPILS OFFERED CITY AND TOWN DESIGN WORKSHOPS AS PART OF STEM FESTIVAL

15 March 2012 Built environment experts PLACED are to offer town and city design workshops to secondary schools pupils in Ellesmere ... read more

ELLESMERE PORT’S DEVELOPMENT BOARD BACKS LOCAL BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT

23 April 2012 Ellesmere Port's Development Board is encouraging local companies to take part in business networking event. Designed to support the ... read more

Boost Education Partnership Launches Festival

Boost education partnership launches science, technology engineering and maths festival in Ellesmere Port. Ellesmere Port schools are getting busy with a ... read more

Major works to improve and widen Ellesmere Port crossroad have begun

Major works to improve and widen Ellesmere Port crossroad have begun. The scheme will help the junction cope with growing ... read more

Share your favourite views of Ellesmere Port in photographic competition for the town’s best bits

Share your favourite views of Ellesmere Port in a photographic competition for the town’s best bits.  Looking for exciting architecture, ... read more

Development Board welcomes Nutrifertil to Pioneer House, Ellesmere Port

The Ellesmere Port Development Board has welcomed specialist plant nutrition company Nutrifertil to the town. Experts in plant nutrition, Nutrifertil ... read more

Profile: Robert Mee on the challenges facing Ellesmere Port

Profile: Robert  Mee on the challenges facing Ellesmere Port. Alistair Houghton, reporter at Liverpool Daily Post,  goes for a drive with ... read more

Cheshire Oaks customers offered free jars of ‘traffic jam’ as months of roadworks come to an end

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet celebrated the end of six months of roadworks by offering customers a more enjoyable type of ... read more

Blue Planet Aquarium opens new Coral Cave

A team of divers has joined aquarists at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks to put the finishing touches ... read more

Ellesmere Port railway station wins award

Ellesmere Port railway station has won an  award in the Cheshire Best Kept Station Competition. The station, which is managed by ... read more

Works starts on massive M&S megastore

Work has started on the new Marks & Spencer store within the Cheshire Oaks designer outlet park. The 150,000 sq ft ... read more