Cheshire’s Heritage Open Days programme unveiled

Cheshire West & Chester Council and the Chester Civic Trust have arranged a series of free events for this year's Heritage Open Days running over four days from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September.

Historic job for GL Hearn in Chester

Surveyor GL Hearn has been appointed to advise asset manager Lee Baron and landlord F&C REIT on repairs to Grade 1-listed Three Old Arches on Chester's Rows.

Grosvenor Park plans on display

Cheshire West & Chester Council is holding an exhibition for public consultation on proposals for the restoration of the 14-acre park in Chester.

Work starts on Blacon tower blocks

Chester & District Housing Trust is spending £6m installing high performance thermal rendering as part of the refurbishment of six tower blocks in Blacon.

Council to hold Blacon event

Cheshire West & Chester Council is inviting local people to come along to an event in Blacon that aims at making environmental improvements to the area.

CWAC joins Heritage Crime Initiative

Cheshire West & Chester Council has signed up to an alliance with the police, Crown Prosecution Service and English Heritage to prevent crimes that damage historic buildings.

Scott Wilson to progress Grosvenor Park restoration

Manchester-based design and engineering consultancy Scott Wilson has won a £129,000 contract with Cheshire West & Chester Council to help draw up plans for the restoration of Grosvenor Park in Chester.

World Heritage long-list named

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Chester's Rows, Jodrell Bank, Blackpool and the Lake District are among the places putting themselves forward for nomination by Government as World Heritage Sites.

Chester launches World Heritage campaign

Chester has launched a bid to become a World Heritage Site to "help boost the local economy" and "attract funding to help preserve and promote every aspect of its heritage".