Business

Volunteer dog cuddling project aims to tackle loneliness in South Cheshire

Volunteer dog cuddling project aims to tackle loneliness in South Cheshire

A volunteer dog cuddling project is being run in a bid to tackle loneliness in South Cheshire.

Barking Mad Northwich and Nantwich hopes the scheme will help people of all ages who live and/or work alone and have little interaction with others.

January 23, 2019
Nantwich-based Car Transplants merges with three other firms

Nantwich-based Car Transplants merges with three other firms

Nantwich vehicle salvage firm Car Transplants is to merge with Motorhog, FAB Recycling and DH Systems to create SYNETIQ on March 1.

It will create the largest service provider in salvage, dismantling, green parts and support service arenas in the UK.

January 23, 2019
Boughey Distribution team raises £6,000 for Leighton neonatal unit

Boughey Distribution team raises £6,000 for Leighton neonatal unit

Workers from Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution have presented a cheque for £6,000 to Leighton Hospital’s Neonatal Unit.

Staff arranged fundraising activities throughout 2018 including more than 70 employees taking part in the Cholmondeley Castle Tough Mudder in September.

January 19, 2019
Romazzino confirms move to new Nantwich premises

Romazzino confirms move to new Nantwich premises

Bosses at Italian restaurant Romazzino have confirmed their move to new premises on Nantwich High Street.

The popular Love Lane eaterie will open its new venue in the former Co-op pharmacy in the next few weeks.

January 18, 2019
Nantwich-based luxury train Northern Belle appoints new general manager

Nantwich-based luxury train Northern Belle appoints new general manager

Nantwich-based Northern Belle, one of the world’s most luxurious trains, has appointed former general manager Jeanette Snape to be its new managing director.

And among her first moves has been to arrange for the Flying Scotsman, the world’s most famous steam locomotive, to haul four special excursions from Crewe and Manchester this summer.

January 18, 2019
Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

The boss of award-winning South Cheshire business BeerDock has raised £3,500 for local charities after selling a rare signed guitar used by the band The Buzzcocks.

Samuel McGarrigle, who owns and runs BeerDock, raffled the guitar signed by the punk band following the death of their lead singer Pete Shelley in December.

January 15, 2019
Nantwich hair salon celebrates record year of growth

Nantwich hair salon celebrates record year of growth

A salon in Nantwich has launched an Employee of the Year scheme as it celebrates record growth for the year end.

Word of mouth recommendation helped Steven Burgin Hairdressing of Nantwich grow its business by 16% in 2018 and January has seen the client base increase to more than 1,000.

January 14, 2019
Voting opens for Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards 2019

Voting opens for Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards 2019

Voting has started in the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards 2019 to find the top culinary businesses in the county.

The awards, a benchmark for customer satisfaction and company achievement, first began in 1999 and the first notable recipient was Brasserie 1016.

January 14, 2019
Nantwich accountants Afford Bond boost team with two new appointments

Nantwich accountants Afford Bond boost team with two new appointments

Nantwich accountants Afford Bond have made two new Associate Director appointments at its Wellington Road offices.

Sarah Glass, 41, with over 15 years’ experience, has been promoted to Associate Director.

January 13, 2019
Crewe Audi staff celebrate accreditation ‘treble’ for business

Crewe Audi staff celebrate accreditation ‘treble’ for business

Crewe Audi staff have come top of the class after celebrating an Audi Accreditation treble.

The family-owned firm achieved the feat in two very different areas of the business – used car sales and parts advisors.

January 7, 2019
South Cheshire firms shortlisted in North West Small Business Awards 2019

South Cheshire firms shortlisted in North West Small Business Awards 2019

A number of successful companies in South Cheshire have made it to the finals of the North West FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019.

Alextra Accountants of Crewe, Global Air Training of Tattenhall, and Maid2Clean Franchise in Crewe are among those to be shortlisted.

January 6, 2019
Popular Nantwich pub to close for three weeks for refurbishment

Popular Nantwich pub to close for three weeks for refurbishment

A popular Nantwich pub is to undergo a revamp this month as part of a new tenancy agreement.

Bosses at award-winning pub The Leopard, on London Road, are celebrating after agreeing another five-year tenancy deal with Joules Brewery.

January 4, 2019
Apprentices hailed by Cheshire-based Swansway Motor Group

Apprentices hailed by Cheshire-based Swansway Motor Group

Almost 70 apprentices across 20 locations enjoyed a graduation ceremony courtesy of Cheshire-based Swansway Motor Group.

The ceremony was held after the latest batch completed a tough three years of training.

January 2, 2019