Category Archives: Business

High Street Heritage Action Zone launch

Chester’s historic Rows are part of a Government initiative to revitalise 14 historic high streets across the North West. Covid-19 delayed the launch by Historic England for Chester’s project that welcomes £1.08 million funding to improve the look, develop the uses, and engage the communities for historic areas.   The main elements of the project are…
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Pension fund reveals its carbon footprint

A local pension fund has become one of the first in the country to report on the carbon footprint of its £6 billion investment portfolio. Cheshire Pension Fund has published its Climate Risk Report, which reveals that the carbon footprint of its equity investments is 30 per cent below the general market, represented by the…
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Cheshire Council leaders: act now to avoid local lockdown

The Leaders of Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire East Council are today sending a joint message to everyone across the county – if we act now, we have time to avoid a new peak in infections and a local lockdown.   In the seven days to 12 September, there were 106 confirmed COVID-19…
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CBI Responds to New Covid Restrictions in the North West

Damian Waters, CBI North West Director, said: “Businesses in the North West know public health must come first and have been doing all they can to keep staff and customers safe, whether it’s pubs, shops, factories or offices. “This news will come as a bitter disappointment for many businesses across the North West, but the Government…
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