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22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

A charity that donates cuddly toys to distressed children at Leighton Hospital is celebrating a milestone.

Cheshire Freemasons launched their “Teddies for Loving Care” (TLC) scheme for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, 12 years ago.

March 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich and Crewe fund-raisers have helped St Luke’s Hospice net £18,000 in a month-long campaign.

Volunteers have held buckets, sold cakes, knitted hearts and wore red.

March 10, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

A new mobile children’s centre soon to be unveiled in Nantwich and nearby villages, has been welcomed by town councillors.

The Cheshire East Council service is embarking on a tour of the area, with the aim of gathering views from the public on the facility.

Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Commuters in Nantwich are being urged to swap four wheels for two and take part in a week-long “cycle to work” campaign.

Cyclists who regularly cycle to work can take part in Ride to Work week runs from March 13-19.

March 3, 2017 0 comments Environment, Health, News
Nantwich youngster Elle Morris undergoes double lung transplant

Nantwich youngster Elle Morris undergoes double lung transplant

Elle Grace Morris has undergone a double lung transplant which her family desperately hope will save her life.

The 11-year-old Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, of Wrenbury Road, Aston, near Nantwich and her mum were called to Great Ormond Street Hospital this week when a donor match was found.

Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Hospital staff in South Cheshire took part in the ‘Ride to Remember’ and helped raise more than £360 for a dementia-friendly garden.

Trust staff at Leighton Hospital, Victoria Infirmary, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre cycled on a stationary bike for 10 minutes.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich visually impaired residents urged to apply for adapted radios

Nantwich visually impaired residents urged to apply for adapted radios

Visually impaired people in Nantwich are being encouraged to apply for free specially adapted radios from a charity.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) provides the equipment to those with sight loss who meet its criteria.

January 30, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Alvaston Hall Hotel closed after sickness bug sweeps through Nantwich resort

Alvaston Hall Hotel closed after sickness bug sweeps through Nantwich resort

Alvaston Hall Hotel in Nantwich has been closed after staff and guests were hit by a major sickness bug.

The luxury complex, off Middlewich Road, is now closed temporarily after dozens were struck down by sickness and diarrhoea.

January 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Health, Incident, News
Nantwich residents urged to get flu jab as cases rise

Nantwich residents urged to get flu jab as cases rise

Nantwich residents are being urged to get their flu jab amid a rise in cases in South Cheshire.

Leighton Hospital closed three wards to admissions and visitors after it was confirmed a small number of patients had the illness.

January 16, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich woman re-appointed chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich woman re-appointed chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich woman Lynn McGill has been re-appointed as chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

Lynn, who lives in Aston Juxta Mondrum near Nantwich, will serve the post for another four years.

December 15, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich youngster Elle Morris stars in Lord Mayor’s London parade

Nantwich youngster Elle Morris stars in Lord Mayor’s London parade

Young Nantwich cystic fibrosis patient Elle Morris played a starring role in the spectacular Lord Mayor’s Show parade in London.

The 10-year-old and her mum Becky Whitfield, from Wrenbury, were cheered on by more than half a million people for London’s oldest street parade.

College students help Nantwich youngsters boost health awareness

College students help Nantwich youngsters boost health awareness

College students have teamed up with Crewe and Nantwich School Sport Partnership to improve the health and wellbeing of primary school youngsters.

Sport students at South Cheshire College invited children and teachers from seven Crewe and Nantwich schools to explore nutrition and sporting activities.

One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates have improved in South Cheshire, latest statistics have shown.

A health partnership between the NHS, local authorities and Macmillan Cancer Support has seen major improvements.

November 6, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News