Category Archives: Education

First names announced for Chester Literature Festival

First names announced for Chester Literature Festival as it prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary in the city. Michael Morpurgo, Roger McGough and Benjamin Zephaniah are the first names to be announced for Chester Literature Festival taking place at multi-award winning Storyhouse between 9 - 30 November. One of the UK’s oldest Literature Festivals it…
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Aspirational Manifesto means business

Macclesfield College have stated their intention to serve the local business community through the launch of their new Manifesto. The declaration, which pledges to recruit 100 apprentices in just 100 days from January 2019, has been formed as a basis to support local and regional businesses across Macclesfield and East Cheshire. Rachel Kay, CEO and…
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National Lottery support for Middlewich and the Great War Centenary

Middlewich Heritage Trust has received a National Lottery grant of £9,200 for a project ‘Middlewich and the Great War Centenary’. Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War: then and now programme, the project will focus on learning opportunities for schools and our community, a reprint of the Roll of Honour, development of a…
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Cheshire’s Anderton Boat Lift, remembers WWI waterway men

Cheshire’s Anderton Boat Lift, remembers waterway men who died unrecognised on WWI war memorials due to their itinerant status To commemorate the ‘forgotten’ waterway men of WWI, Cheshire’s Anderton Boat Lift, part of the Canal & River Trust Charity is to release a cascade of 100,000 poppy petals from the 50ft high lift at 11am…
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