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Richard Weilding
Coming to a Cinema Near You !... or To a College in Cre...
You may have seen the recent announcement that the Chamber is supporting a Business Start Up event scheduled for June 3rd – 4pm to 5.30pm at South Cheshire College. I would encourage all members who h...
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Richard Weilding
Jessie J Was Wrong – It is About the Money, Money, Mone...
I have been a football follower most of my life but nowadays get the feeling that the game I grew up with and loved has changed to such an extent that I no longer feel the same about it and doubt that...
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Richard Weilding
From Riding into the Sunset, to Infinity and Beyond
There is a growing tendency within certain television programmes to have a series finale rather than a concluding episode. Previously a series of anything from 6 to 13 episodes would end with a fully ...
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Richard Weilding
Rocky was not the only contender
The revelations last week that NBC Presenter Brian Williams may have exaggerated his experiences, whilst reporting on the conflict in Iraq some 12 years previously, have made headline news in the Stat...
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Richard Weilding
Love it or hate it, it seems we can’t do without it.
Whilst meandering through Tesco at the weekend I couldn’t help but feel there was a degree of triumphalism among certain shoppers as they returned from the far corner of the superstore, reunited with ...
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Richard Weilding
What Do Crewe Alex And Margaret Thatcher Have In Common...
The Wembley success of Crewe Alex at the weekend was, as last year, met with favourable press comment which was fully warranted, as the win highlighted all that is good with the club and that which ...
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Richard Weilding
Only Fools and Horses and Cold Sore Cream
A report from New Zealand this past week suggests that a woman thinking that a tube of super glue was anti cold sore cream managed to seal her lips together following an erroneous application of the m...
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Richard Weilding
Transfer Window
Having just seen the closure of the football transfer window, I have to wonder about the sanity of the world we live in. Here we have one football team paying another £100M euro and then signing the p...
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Richard Weilding
Buddy can you spare a dime, with a full receipted invoi...
  Buddy can you spare a dime, with a full receipted invoice and including 20% VAT   The Government has announced a crackdown on the ‘Cash-in-hand Economy’ given the perceived loss of revenue from unpa...
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Richard Weilding
What Makes You Beautiful
At the time of writing this piece, John McCririck is engaged in a legal battle with Channel 4 and a TV production company regarding his apparent unfair dismissal on age grounds. Now I am not about to ...
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Richard Weilding
Crewe Encounters of the Third Kind
It is the time of year when house frontages in the area are ablaze with lights to herald in the Christmas season. I was walking to my local the other night and was sure that I saw Richard Dreyfuss and...
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Richard Weilding
Brazil Nuts and Austrian Waffles
Now that the countdown to the World Cup has begun, we can expect to be inundated with reminders of the event, from advertising TV screens that are so wide that they permit no more than one two-seater ...
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Richard Weilding
Bottoms up Rik
The sudden passing of Rik Mayall this week created one of those moments that make you stop and think. When someone high profile or not, dies who is younger than yourself, it is I feel, a time to refle...
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Richard Weilding
Three Lions on the Shirt, extra mayo on the sub. Hair t...
I feel a little embarrassed that my article in the Quarterly Chamber Magazine mused on the possibility of England winning the World Cup. The fact that the magazine is due out this week after eliminati...
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Richard Weilding
Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag
The commemoration of the start of the First World War which began one hundred years ago this week seems to me like recent history. My father was born two weeks into the War and his father, my grandfat...
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