Category Archives: Leisure

Blackpool Illuminations wins contract to light up Crewe town centre

Crewe is working with experts behind Blackpool’s world-famous Illuminations as it looks to give families from South Cheshire and beyond their ‘biggest and best’ festive lights display. Lumen, the hugely successful lights campaign which draws massive crowds to Municipal Square, will change format for 2020 and will instead be a spectacular trail round the town…
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No Heritage Open Days this year

This year’s borough wide Heritage Open Days has been cancelled to help limit the possible spread of Coronavirus. The decision to sadly cancel this year’s event was taken by the Heritage Open Days committee, a partnership between Chester Civic Trust and Cheshire West and Chester Council. Councillor Louise Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West and Chester…
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Brave horses and a plum draw contribute to success at Chester Racecourse

Praise of Shadows, sent off at 8/1, landed the British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes readily by three-lengths as the first race meeting behind closed doors at Chester Racecourse in 2020 got underway. The early pace setter was Kodiac Brown Bear but jockey Ben Curtis pulled wide to get a clear run and accelerate away.…
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Pass the Keys brings hassle-free property management to Chester.

Pass the Keys, who started in 2015 in London, are expanding fast and have now arrived in Chester. Operated by Chester locals, Matt and Lisa Burton, this new kind of property management firm aims to help their clients boost their income through short-letting. Short-letting (aka holiday lets) has seen a huge increase in Chester over…
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