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Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

A disabled South Cheshire teenager has been presented with a specialist sit-to-stand wheelchair by footballing legend Bryan Robson and National Children’s Charity, The Boparan Charitable Trust.

Nina Collins, 18, has severe cerebral palsy affecting all four of her limbs.

April 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Businesses are being urged to throw their weight behind Nantwich in Bloom as the town goes for gold in the national floral contest.

Nantwich has scooped gold for ‘Best Town’ in the Britain in Bloom regional heat over the past three years.

April 24, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich beat officers are staging a “Week of Speed” road safety campaign in and around the town.

Officers are carrying out speed enforcement across the area, targeting a number of roads.

April 20, 2017 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads around Flag Lane in Crewe have re-opened after police talked a man down from the roof of the former swimming baths.

A 24-year-old man was in a stand-off with police for almost seven hours as he stayed on the roof between 7am and 2pm.

April 19, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Two nurseries near Nantwich are among five to share more than £745,000 of government funding to boost free nursery places.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery in Willaston, and Bramley Hedge Day Nursery in Bunbury, are to benefit from the capital funding.

Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson is facing a battle to retain his Crewe & Nantwich seat at the snap General Election called by Theresa May.

But a spokesman for the MP said today he is “relishing the challenge” and supports the Prime Minister’s decision to hold the election on June 8.

April 18, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Nantwich Police have hailed the 21st Nantwich Jazz Festival as a success with just seven arrests during the five-day event.

Tens of thousands packed in to the town to watch more than 100 live performances at dozens of venues.

April 18, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

All 14 Nantwich primary schools are participating in the Rotary Club of Nantwich Primary School Art and Handwriting Competition.

For the fourth year running, Edward Timpson MP will present £850 worth of prizes at Nantwich Museum on May 13.

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.

Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are caring for an exotic patient – a South American or ‘ring-tailed’ coati.

The mammal, native to South America, was picked up by an RSPCA inspector in North Yorkshire after he was found wandering loose in a street on April 2.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Nantwich charity shop Sense has had a Star Wars takeover this week – to help boost funds for the deaf and blind.

The store, on Pepper Street, has been promoting a prize draw to win an exclusive autograph book, signed by the cast and crew of the iconic movie franchise.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health bosses at NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group have reassured people who fall ill over Easter they can still access help.

Opening hours for GP practices and pharmacies will be different over the long Easter weekend, with many closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

April 12, 2017 0 comments Health, News
Big-hearted Nantwich golfers help raise £1,800 for MRI scanner

Big-hearted Nantwich golfers help raise £1,800 for MRI scanner

Nantwich members of a Cheshire golf society helped raise more than £1,800 for Mid Cheshire Hospital’s MRI Scanner Appeal.

The Piper Golf Society, founded in Chester in 1983, raised funds through their season-long sponsorship.

April 10, 2017 1 comment Charity news, Health, News