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Chester racecourse to host first Northern property raceday

On Friday 12th July, Chester Racecourse, the oldest racecourse still in operation in the world will host its new property industry-focussed raceday, the Northern Property Raceday. The event has been created to celebrate the continuing growth of the property sector in the region – particularly in Manchester, Liverpool, Chester and Cheshire – and is expected to…
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Grosvenor Museum acquires portrait of Eliza Potts

Chester’s Grosvenor Museum has acquired a portrait of Eliza Potts, one of the city’s finest Victorian botanists.  Councillor Louise Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council, said:  “Eliza Potts (1809-1873) was a botanist, whose studies have done much to record and understand wild plants in Cheshire and North Wales.  Born into a well-known Chester…
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Nantwich Museum Announces Autumn Local History Courses.

Nantwich Museum has announced two local history courses taking place in the autumn. "The Civil Wars in Cheshire" re-runs last year's successful course, beginning 7.00 pm Wednesday 16 October, and ending Wednesday 13 November. The programme covers: Week 1. The War arrives in Cheshire - 1642. Week 2. The lead up to the Siege of Nantwich…
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Chesterboat’s Women Sail through Boatmaster’s Test!

ChesterBoat is celebrating the success of two of its crew as they achieved their Skippers’ Licence this week. Following three months of training Jenny Taylor and Lisa Gostelow have passed their (Maritime Coastguard Agency) MCA Boatmaster test and obtained their skipper’s licence. The test included a practical and oral examination. They had to demonstrate their…
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