Category Archives: News

Association of Group Travel Organisers

On the 15th to 17th September Cheshire welcomed over 100 Group Travel operators as part of an annual AGTO (Association of Group Travel Organisers) conference. Director of Tourism, Rachel McQueen kick-started the conference with a key-note speech showcasing the destination as a great place for groups. Rachel was also joined by Alex Clifton, Artistic Director…
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Surrender to the dark side with Robinsons’ new seasonal ale: Dark Vader

Star Wars and beer… surely the greatest combination? Robinsons Brewery certainly think so. Adding to their inventive range of 2017 movie-themed seasonal ales, the 179-year old Stockport based brewer, Robinsons, have unveiled their brand-new seasonal beer for October and November; Dark Vader. Gill Yates, Brands Manager for Robinsons Brewery, explains: “We’ve had a line-up of…
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Historic family portraits return to cheshire

Three Georgian portraits of the Bayley family, who lived near Nantwich, have been presented to Chester’s Grosvenor Museum by Jan Boyes, a member of the family.   Councillor Louise Gittins, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Wellbeing, said:  “Portraits of people connected with Cheshire are a particular feature of the Grosvenor…
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New jobs created as shelter manufacturer relocates to Congleton

Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company has helped a leading manufacturer of bus and cycle shelters to relocate to Cheshire East – creating new jobs in the borough.   Autocross Euroshel, now based off Back Lane, in Congleton, has taken on 5,000sq ft of industrial space. Three staff transferred from its previous base…
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