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Apprenticeship Opportunities at United Utilities

Skills For LifeRecently it was National Apprenticeship Week - an initiative to celebrate the achievements of apprentices around the country and the positive impact they make to communities, businesses, and the wider economy.The event is also an opportunity for employers and organisations to showcase their opportunities to thousands of people who are seeking an apprenticeship and a rewarding career.One company locally offering exciting apprenticeship opportunities is United Utilities. United Utilities […]

todayMonday 5 February 3

How to tune in to mix56

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How to tune in to Cheshire’s MIX56

We're Online, Smart Speaker, via the MIX56 App and on DAB digital radio across South Manchester and Cheshire UPDATED: 25th April 2024 Cheshire's MIX56 broadcasts 24 hours a day from studios in the centre of Lymm.  Here's the main ways that you can tune in. Via Smart Speaker You'll find us on your Amazon Echo device.  Simply say "Alexa, play MIX56" and we should start streaming straight away. You may […]

todayMonday 4 December 2

United Utilities Graduate Scheme 2023

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United Utilities Graduate Scheme

SCHEME EXTENDED United Utilities provides water and wastewater services to over 7 million people - and is one of the largest employers in the North West.United Utilities currently have a number of exciting career opportunities for graduates.If you'd like to be part of a stronger, greener and healthier North West, there's never been a better time to discover what United Utilities can offer you!With salaries starting from £30K (plus generous benefits) […]

todayThursday 12 October 16

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Time to Discover Warrington Youth Zone

Learn new skills and have fun! Warrington Youth Zone is an amazing place which helps youngsters from all across the region learn new skills and have fun. The town centre building is a house of fun with sport, music and leisure activities for all in a safe environment. For an annual membership of £5 and then 50p every time you visit it is incredible value for money. We spoke to […]

todaySaturday 5 August

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Nettles

Stinging Nettles are more beneficial to health than you might think Stinging nettles - also known as Urtica dioica - are often avoided due to their prickly nature, but these plants have numerous health benefits that should not be overlooked. While you have to handle them with care, their medicinal properties have been recognised for centuries and continue to be valued today. In this edition of Herbs with Barbara, we […]

todayFriday 4 August 2

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Elderflower Cordial

Elderflowers are now growing in abundance, so time to find out  more about this much loved medicinal herb! This month, Barbara came to our studio with some freshly harvested Elderflowers - and a suspicious looking bottle of home brew! Elderflowers, just like the berries have been prized by Herbalists for Centuries and are used to treat an array of conditions - but be sure to harvest in the warm morning […]

todayThursday 8 June

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Is Knutsford a good place to live?

Let's move to Knutsford! Ah, Knutsford – the heart of Cheshire's Golden Triangle!This charming little town has a delightful mix of quaint shops, picturesque streets, and friendly locals. But is it a good place to live? Let's find out!First of all, let's talk about the town itself. Knutsford is a small town with a population of around 13,000. It's not too big and not too small, which means you get […]

todayMonday 1 May 3

Altrincham

Retail Therapy: Altrincham Market

Need some retail therapy - or a bite to eat? You won't go far wrong at Altrincham Market! In recent times, the Market Hall in Altrincham has become the talk of the town - and for good reason. This bustling hub of food, drink, and shopping has taken the community by storm, and it seems like everyone wants to get in on the action! Dating back to around 1290, the […]

todayMonday 1 May 3

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Warrington: A history of Wire Manufacturing

Warrington has a fine heritage in wire-drawing. Though the last major wire mill closed in the early 2000's, wire is still produced in the town today. Warrington has a rich history of wire manufacturing that dates back to the 17th century. The town became a hub for wire production due to its proximity to the River Mersey, which provided easy access to transportation and raw materials. The first wire mill […]

todayMonday 1 May

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