Category Archives: Leisure

Chester Bandstand’s online programme a hit with audiences

This year’s reworked Chester Bandstand programme has been well-received by performers and audiences. The virtual bandstand has been extended to run until the end of September to showcase the region’s creativity. The decision to move the events online was made in early March and performers had the opportunity to apply to perform on The Virtual…
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Work begins next month on canal towpath between Chester and Ellesmere Port

Work to upgrade sections of the Shropshire Union Canal towpath between Chester and Ellesmere Port is scheduled to begin in September 2020. The scheme has been developed in partnership between Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Canal & River Trust, who hold the guardianship of the canal and towpath. The project will see the…
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New cycle route opens on Sutton Way Boulevard, Ellesmere Port

Cheshire West and Chester Council has opened a new cycle route along Sutton Way Boulevard in Ellesmere Port. The scheme has made cycling and walking more accessible and the planting of new trees and hedgerows will promote a greener, more wildlife friendly roadside environment. Construction work on the new 4.2km length of shared cyclist and…
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Wear face coverings in all libraries, museums and public buildings

Visitors to all the Council’s libraries, museums and public buildings will be required by law to wear face coverings from this weekend. After introducing a ruling making it mandatory to wear face coverings in shops last month, the Government has now extended this law to all public buildings from Saturday 8 August. Councillor Louise Gittins,…
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