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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
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
Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch to stage Information Event

Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch to stage Information Event

Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch is to stage an Information Event in Nantwich.

It will be held on Wednesday April 12 from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at Nantwich Civic Hall as part of Parkinson’s UK Awareness Week (April 10-16).

April 8, 2017 0 comments Health, News
Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group will hold an annual testing session at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday April 8.

Testing will be carried out between 10am and 1pm by taking a sample of blood by trained phlebotomists.

April 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for Army Benevolent Fund

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for Army Benevolent Fund

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson is to run the London Marathon to raise money for the Army Benevolent Fund and Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Mr Timpson is training for a race which he has completed 12 times since starting in 1988.

April 2, 2017 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church and the Regents Park Business Centre is to become a community of lifesavers.

The site off London Road has been fitted with a public access defibrillator (PAD) and awarded a CPR training kit by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

March 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Appeal for St John Ambulance volunteers in South Cheshire

Appeal for St John Ambulance volunteers in South Cheshire

Leaders at St John Ambulance are appealing for new volunteers to step forward and train as first aiders in South Cheshire.

No prior first aid or volunteering experience is required as full training will be given by existing volunteers and trainers at a regular weekly meeting.

March 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
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.