Category Archives: Chester

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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Council supports commuters and visitors with half price Park and Ride

To welcome back Park and Ride to Chester Zoo, all fares across the service will be half price from 28 September 2020 to the 4 January 2021. Cheshire West and Chester Council is thanking residents and businesses for their feedback to improve travel options into the city centre and help to protect the environment. The…
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Play your part in the Great September Clean

Cheshire West and Chester Council is supporting Keep Britain Tidy’s Great September Clean campaign by making a toolkit available to individuals and small groups who want to to organise a clean-up in their area.  James Darragh from Chester is a regular litter-picker in his area who has turned his hard work into a successful funding…
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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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