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Council to consider impact of HS2

Cheshire East Council is to consider the impact HS2 will have across the borough by taking part in HS2 Ltd’s latest consultation. On 11 October 2018, HS2 Ltd announced that it is now seeking responses for its draft environmental statement and equality impact assessment as part of phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester). Councillor Rachel Bailey,…
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Great British High Street judges visit Northwich

Judges from the Great British High Street (GBHS) team visited Northwich on Thursday 11th October to tour the town and see how it shapes up compared to other locations around the UK. The town has been nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category of the Great British High Street Awards 2018, sponsored by Visa, recognising the…
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Birth of rare gibbon adds to record baby boom at Chester Zoo

• Endangered primate is the latest in an unprecedented surge of new animal arrivals at the zoo • Stunning images show adorable ONE-DAY-OLD baby gibbon being cradled by mum Tilu • Zoo hails its “biggest ever baby boom of mammals” on record • Conservation breeding success stories headlined by adorable sun bear cub – the…
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Forestry comission celebrates 100 years of forestry in 2019

Created in the wake of the First World War, following the passing of the Forestry Act in 1919, the Forestry Commission is now England’s largest landowner. Originally established to replenish the country’s strategic timber reserve, it now leads world-class research and actively manages 250,000 hectares of forests to benefit people, nature and the economy. It…
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