News & Information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people in Cheshire

242 | April/May 2020 | Page updated 27 March 2020                     



In light of Central Government's most recent advice regarding non-essential social contact outside the home there will be no print version and postal distribution of this issue of Cheshire Cheese. Full details of how this affects Body Positive’s services available at See below for our social groups plan.

We have included the usual listings on the Cheeseboard which indicate when services would normally run for future reference. Many of these services will have been suspended or reduced so please check websites or contact the agencies directly for up to date information.

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LGBT+ Social Groups

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Chester LGBT

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