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Blind Readers Launch Audio Book Club

On Tuesday 8th March keen readers with a visual impairment gathered at the Salvation Army Hall to join the launch of Macclesfield’s first audio book club hosted by Macclesfield Eye Society.  The club uses RNIB’s talking books library with over 23,000 titles available for free to individuals who are registered partially sighted or blind. Helen

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Veterans in Mind

Mental health service has ‘Veterans in Mind’ in Cheshire and Merseyside A specialist mental health service for military veterans will officially launch next week with an event for key stakeholders, charities and service users. ‘Veterans in Mind’ offers bespoke mental health care and support to ex-service men and women in Cheshire and Merseyside (excluding Liverpool).

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Rotary’s Youth Speaks

The Rotary club of Macclesfield Castle’s programme for schools reached its climax this week when the Primary Youth speaks challenge took place at Ashgrove School. Seven junior schools battled it out for the Youth Speaks trophy with Marlborough Primary from Tytherington taking the gold. The hard fought competition with schools from Peover, Bollington St Johns,

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Life sciences investment boost for Alderley Park

A £30m life sciences fund recently launched in Cheshire East has sealed its first investment deals – at Alderley Park and in Manchester. Greater Manchester and Cheshire Life Sciences Fund, a partnership which includes Cheshire East Council and managed by Capital Ventures that targets exciting life-science investments in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire regions, has

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A little innovation can go a long way

Experts from the world of business will be staging a breakfast seminar at Alderley Park, supported by Cheshire East Council and The University of Manchester. All sectors of business are invited to register to attend the session which will tackle many of the challenges faced by companies wanting to expand or develop new concepts and

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Be Clear On Cancer: Blood in pee

The successful Be Clear On Cancer campaign is returning to Eastern Cheshire this month to raise awareness of blood in pee as a key symptom for both bladder and kidney cancers. The Be Clear On Cancer: Blood in pee roadshow will be at the Grosvenor Centre, Macclesfield, on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 March, when

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Life Links

Life Links takes its health and wellbeing support to the road to help customers in need. Life Links Cheshire East has celebrated the official unveiling of its community outreach vehicle. Several partners including Age UK Cheshire East Chief Executive Damon Taylor, Peaks & Plains Chief Executive Tim Pinder and Councillor Janet Clowes attended the event

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