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Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

By Jonathan Topping
Fifty businesses in Cheshire – all registered with Companies House – are connected to organised crime groups.

Det Chief Insp Chris Ankers, from Cheshire Police, revealed the shock number to members of Cheshire West and Chester Council’s health and wellbeing board.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich groups receive boost from Redrow community fund

Nantwich groups receive boost from Redrow community fund

Community groups in Nantwich are sharing a £10,000 community fund pot set up by house builders Redrow.

Organisations applied to the fund set up by the main developer of the new Kingsbourne housing development between the A51 and Waterlode in Nantwich.

April 19, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich store Foundations shortlisted in High Street Hero awards

Nantwich store Foundations shortlisted in High Street Hero awards

Popular Nantwich store Foundations has been shortlisted in the national High Street Hero Small Awards.

The awards honour local businesses with their heart in the high street, who are active members of their community and have a proven track record of contributing to the success of their street.

April 14, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
South Cheshire firm TBM Rail wins national innovation award

South Cheshire firm TBM Rail wins national innovation award

South Cheshire firm TBM Rail has beaten off stiff competition to win a Product Innovation Award at a prestigious national railway awards.

The firm, on Marshfield Bank Business Park in Crewe, invested three years developing a slimline power socket with USB slots to help rail operators improve services for passengers.

April 13, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich solicitor Keith Cutler marks decade with Hibberts

Nantwich solicitor Keith Cutler marks decade with Hibberts

Solicitor advocate Keith Cutler has marked 10 years in the commercial department of leading Nantwich solicitors Hibberts.

Keith, now based in the company’s Crewe office, has spent time in the Nantwich and Tarporley offices and is known for building strong relationships with his loyal client base.

April 11, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Bentley Motors union members in Crewe back strike action over pension change plan

Bentley Motors union members in Crewe back strike action over pension change plan

Workers at Bentley Motors in Crewe have backed industrial action over plans to close their defined pension scheme, union bosses have said.

Unite union members at the luxury car maker’s South Cheshire headquarters took part in a consultative ballot with a 98% result in favour of strike action.

April 10, 2018 2 comments Business, Business
Bargain Booze brand sold to Bestway as part of £7 million deal

Bargain Booze brand sold to Bestway as part of £7 million deal

Bargain Booze, with several South Cheshire stores, has been sold by struggling owner Conviviality to wholesaler Bestway.

The brand has been sold along with Wine Rack in a £7 million deal which could help safeguard 2,000 jobs.

April 6, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich businesses honoured at 2018 Taste Cheshire Awards

Nantwich businesses honoured at 2018 Taste Cheshire Awards

Several businesses in and around Nantwich were honoured at the 2018 Taste Cheshire Awards.

More than 40,000 votes were cast by customers of venues right across Cheshire, with a short list in each category then mystery dined and shopped by industry experts to find out the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners.

April 5, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Firenze restaurant in Nantwich to close for refurbishment

Firenze restaurant in Nantwich to close for refurbishment

Italian restaurant Firenze in Nantwich is to undergo a refurbishment – and will no longer be an Italian!

Bosses of the Welsh Row venue are to close the restaurant for two weeks later this month to carry out the revamp.

April 4, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Car Transplants and Overwater Marina scoop High Sheriff awards

Car Transplants and Overwater Marina scoop High Sheriff awards

Two Nantwich businesses have shared a top honour at the annual High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards.

Car Transplants UK, at Wardle, and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, shared the £3,000 in prize money after being named joint winners of the Roberts Bakery Family Award of Excellence Award.

April 2, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Watts Commercial Finance scoops Business Moneyfacts Award

Watts Commercial Finance scoops Business Moneyfacts Award

Nantwich firm Watts Commercial Finance has been crowned Commercial Mortgage Introducer of the Year at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards.

The winners were announced to 700 of the industry’s finest by awards host Claudia Winkleman at the Royal Lancaster London.

March 29, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Mornflake backs Nantwich-based UK Triathlon events

Mornflake backs Nantwich-based UK Triathlon events

Mornflake has thrown its weight behind one of the country’s biggest programmes of triathlon events taking place across the country over the next few months, including Nantwich.

More than 10,000 competitors took part in last year’s UK Triathlon series and were kept fuelled by the breakfast giant’s porridge products as they swam, cycled and ran to medal glory.

March 28, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich mum to launch new ‘creative writing’ workshop

Nantwich mum to launch new ‘creative writing’ workshop

A former masseuse is hoping her new creative writing classes will rub off on Nantwich residents!

Lynn Tammadge is leaving behind her old job as a massage practitioner to pursue her passion for writing.

March 27, 2018 1 comment Business, Business