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Chester accountancy firm signs ambitious new China-UK trade partnership

AN ambitious new partnership agreement has been signed between an accountancy firm and a specialist Anglo-Chinese law firm to encourage bi-lateral trade between UK and Chinese small to medium sized firms.Read

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Networking group raises funds for hospice

MORE than £2,000 has been raised for charity by The Premier Network Group.Read

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Life through a lens

Liz and Vickie Thompson believe in capturing the moment.Read

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‘Buffer’ days help Brits get over their holidays

NEARLY a third of Brits (31%) admit taking at least one unscheduled extra day off work – a ‘buffer’ day – to get over their holiday, according to a poll commissioned by travel comparison site www.travelsupermarket.com.Read

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Forum urges small firms to tell of their banking experiences via online survey

A NOT-FOR-PROFIT small business support group is urging firms to take part in a new survey to highlight their experiences of dealing with the banks.Read

TV debut for ‘miracle’ worker from Chester

Chester’s own ‘miracle’ worker, Marie-Claire Carlyle, will soon be appearing on TV giving advice as an authority on finance.Read

Liverpool Pride line-up

1pm – Dave WhelanRead

Cheshire Business Awards: A celebration of the region's business community

ALL that is great about Cheshire's businesses was celebrated at the Cheshire Business Awards presentation evening on Thursday, November 19.Read

Isaac Hughes from Mold is walking tall

Toddler Isaac Hughes suffers from a rare syndrome which means he cannot smile, blink or show any facial expression. Now he is taking part in a unique research programme which hopes to find the causes of the condition. Gil Lightfoot reports.Read

The little boy who cannot smile

CHESTER youngsters Isaac Hughes is a contended, gurgling little boy, playing in the garden with his mum.Read

Salsa nights at Boughton Hall Cricket Club

SALSA dancers can enjoy practising their Latin moves at new monthly party nights being held at Boughton Hall Cricket Club, Chester.Read

The weight is over...

When Samantha Jones smiles for the camera her whole face lights up. She's happy to pose as the photographer clicks away to get the best shot.Read

Author Profile

Gil Lightfoot is the Features Editor for the Chronicle Series with responsibility for supplements, client-led features and glossy brochures. She also writes business news and has been responsible for the Trinity Mirror Cheshire Business Awards since their inception. Gil is also responsible for the women's section which appears in-paper and on-line.