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Tripartite Festival
Events, Lifestyle, Music

Tripartite Festival

The first night of a tripartite festival celebrating the great British composer kicked off with an unconventional performance of Elgar’s First Symphony. The piece itself is roughly 45 minutes long, and with its many twists and turns, it is rather a daunting listen for most people but the orchestra played beautifully, as you would expect…

New budget set to raise Chester alcohol prices
Features/Opinion

New budget set to raise Chester alcohol prices

Economics Minister Philip Hammond has spoken for the first time about his plans for the UK government’s budget throughout 2017. In accordance with the Conservatives plans to unfreeze alcohol prices across the UK, all prices will now rise by 3.9% until 2019 in line with RPI inflation. While this means only an additional 23p cost…

The University of Chester Student Welfare
Chester News, Lifestyle

The University of Chester Student Welfare

This is one of the busiest times for students at The University of Chester. With their assessments coming up and Easter break, it can all be a bit stressful. That is why Student Welfare at the University of Chester want you to know that they are available to talk if you ever feel the need….

Chester’s five foot arrival
Chester News, Lifestyle, News

Chester’s five foot arrival

One of Britain’s favourite Zoo’s welcomed a new arrival on Sunday evening when eight-year-old mum Orla gave birth to a beautiful, healthy, baby giraffe. After four hours of labour Orla ended her 15 month labour and welcomed her youngster, hooves and all. The baby is yet to be sexed or named as mum is extremely…

How to keep off the weight this Easter Break
Features/Opinion

How to keep off the weight this Easter Break

Words by: Rhiannon Marsh Everybody loves Easter, the chance to indulge. Often we don’t get to sit back and eat what we want without feeling guilty. As the saying goes, a second on the lips, a lifetime on the hips. However, for those of us that are still fretting about all those pounds, there are…

Wolves Slump To Dismal Defeat To Saints
Sports, Warrington News

Wolves Slump To Dismal Defeat To Saints

By Joshua McAllister Warrington Wolves’ dreadful Super League XXII campaign continues following a 31-6 hammering to St Helens at Langtree Park. Warrington Wolves suffered their sixth consecutive defeat in the Rugby Super League, leaving them pointless at the bottom for the table for yet another week. Tries from newcomer Zeb Taia, winger Jack Owens, forward…

Local charities and authorities vow to eradicate homeless with new strategies
Features/Opinion

Local charities and authorities vow to eradicate homeless with new strategies

By Rhiannon Marsh With poverty on the rise, North West councils have devised strategies to tackle homelessness. An issue that has been on a decline for years has now risen. Poverty has increased once again in Britain, with places like food banks opening up all over the country. This, according to some, including food bank…

Warrington’s First Volunteer Festival
Events

Warrington’s First Volunteer Festival

The free drop-in event will take place on Thursday 27th April at the Pyramid on Palmyra Square from 4pm-8pm. The event will be hosted by Warrington Voluntary Action in association with Warrington Borough Council. Livewire and Culture Warrington. A variety of local organisations will be showcasing a range of options available including: sports and leisure,…

Five great music documentaries you can watch on Netflix right now
Lifestyle, Music

Five great music documentaries you can watch on Netflix right now

While Netflix is more well-known for its television and film libraries, it has a rich supply of great documentaries available at the click of a button; from reality trash to the ground-breaking Making a Murderer, there’s something for everyone. However, nothing can quite compare to a good music documentary, they give us a voyeuristic look…

Reflecting on International Women’s day
Features/Opinion

Reflecting on International Women’s day

On March 8th, the women of the world celebrated their right to equality. International Women’s Day gave half the generation to boast about their achievements and berate the opposite sex about their old-fashioned values and gender roles. What exactly is the point of an international women’s day? As a woman, do we really need to…

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