Month: November 2018

Initiative to get networkers up and running

Local business owners have come together to set up a new form of ‘networking’ in Northwich. NORTHWICH ACTIVE NETWORKING Mixing light exercise followed by an informal chat amongst fellow business leaders, the group meet at 07:30am every Wednesday morning at the back of Brio Leisure Centre. They run (or walk) a popular circuit round the back of Vickersway Park and finish the 30 minute session with a drink and a chat in the Leisure Centre Café. The idea stemmed from a conversation between Wedding Videographer Paul Doffman at Harvey Films and Alan Wilcox from Wilcox Rendering Specialists. Both entrepreneurs...

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Record numbers attend Northwich Christmas Extravaganza

Record numbers of visitors flocked to Northwich on Saturday 24th November as the town hosted the 2018 Christmas Extravaganza. VISIT NORTHWICH FACEBOOK Organised and funded by Northwich BID and Northwich Town Council (NTC) with help from Barons Quay and Northwich Rotary Club, the Extravaganza saw the town transformed into a winter wonderland with activities for people of all ages. A festive feel was ensured thanks to Christmas Markets and tasty treats, while children enjoyed taking part in the Bauble Trail which was run in a partnership between the BID, Cheshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group and a number of the...

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Northwich BID makes winter investments once again

VISIT THE NORTHWICH BID WEBSITE The organisation has not only invested in hanging and railing baskets and winter planters, but it has also funded the return of mini solar powered Christmas trees which can be found on lighting columns across town and at the Hanging Basket stand on Leicester Street. Adding sparkle to the town’s streets throughout the festive season, the mini trees were switched on at this year’s Christmas Extravaganza on Saturday 24th November alongside the town’s yuletide lights. The BID has also once again worked in partnership with Northwich Town Council to provide the town’s Christmas lights...

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New video showcases Northwich as a ‘destination with a difference’

A promotional video for Northwich has been launched, with the aim of marketing the town as a ‘destination with a difference.’ The first of its kind produced, the video promotes Northwich’s varied offering across retail, leisure and heritage and shows the many different activities that visitors to the town can enjoy. Funded by the Northwich Business Improvement District (BID) and Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWAC), and created by local video production team Studio 24-7, the film tells a story of Northwich and its surrounding areas. Viewers are guided through a range of the town’s well-known attractions and hidden...

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Tackling loneliness in Northwich this Christmas

Loneliness has no age bracket. It affects anyone from young children to the older generation. We wanted to use this blog as an opportunity to highlight the negative impact loneliness has, particularly over the Christmas period. But we also want to give our readers some advice on how to help those around you that may be more susceptible to loneliness and to recommend some activities they can enjoy this festive season. We’ve gathered some eye-opening statistics on loneliness that can be seen below: Age UK research has shown that 928,000 older people feel lonelier at Christmas. Recent studies have...

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