Human Interest

Nantwich specialist carer shortlisted for top North West award

Nantwich specialist carer shortlisted for top North West award

A specialist carer from Nantwich has been shortlisted for a prestigious North West award.

Care village experience coordinator Sharon Bull, 50, has been shortlisted in the coveted “Care Home Activity Organiser” category in the Great North West Care Awards.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

A South Cheshire Macmillan commissioning manager for cancer and end of life has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Tracey Wright, based at NHS Eastern Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs, was nominated by colleagues who want to recognise her inspirational work supporting people affected by cancer in the area.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Food Awards celebrate town’s top eating places

Nantwich Food Awards celebrate town’s top eating places

Nantwich’s top food outlets were celebrated at the Nantwich Food Awards at the town’s Civic Hall.

Local food and drink lovers voted online in their thousands to select the best eateries, speciality producers and customer service champions.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Leighton Hospital is one of the top performing in the country, according to a new online tracker.

The BBC’s NHS Tracker ranks Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust number one out of 131 trusts for the percentage of people who receive planned hospital care within the national waiting time target.

October 26, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
RSPCA Stapeley cattery appeals for new homes for long-term residents

RSPCA Stapeley cattery appeals for new homes for long-term residents

RSPCA Stapeley cattery staff in Nantwich are urging people to adopt two of their longest-serving residents who are being ignored by visitors.

Despite the number of adoptions increasing at Stapeley Grange on London Road, there has been no interest in black and white cats Gina and Mo.

October 25, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council unveils new-look Cabinet team

Cheshire East Council unveils new-look Cabinet team

The Leader of Cheshire East Council Rachel Bailey has unveiled her new-look Cabinet team.

And among the changes are Cllr Peter Groves, who represents Nantwich South and Stapeley, stepping away from his position.

October 25, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services in Crewe and Nantwich look set to be scrapped by Cheshire East Council after it reviewed its plans following consultation.

But Saturday services will be maintained as the authority prepares to press ahead with cuts to its subsidised bus services.

October 24, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich First Responders scoop national ‘community hero’ award

Nantwich First Responders scoop national ‘community hero’ award

Nantwich’s two Ambulance First Responders have won a national 2017 Community Hero award.

Gavin Palin and Max Kelly were stunned to discover they had been nominated – and even more so when organisers called to say they had won.

October 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich motoring students meet GB rally star Jade Paveley

Nantwich motoring students meet GB rally star Jade Paveley

Reaseheath College motor vehicle students met GB rally driver Jade Paveley who cruised onto the Nantwich campus with her Mitsubishi Evo 3.

Jade took a few hours out of her Dayinsure Wales Rally GB preparations to meet with Nantwich students.

October 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich woman wins Words and Music Festival songwriting contest

Nantwich woman wins Words and Music Festival songwriting contest

A Nantwich woman has won the Words & Music Festival’s first songwriting competition.

Abbie Frances scooped top prize and along with second and third place, she performed at The Crown Hotel in Nantwich on the final night of the week-long festival.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Residents in Crewe and Nantwich will not have green waste bin collections for more than two months.

The cost-cutting move by Cheshire East Council will impact households across the borough between December 3 and February 11.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Rail travellers in Crewe and Nantwich could be delayed by Storm Brian this weekend, operators have warned.

Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail say the severe weather forecast means emergency speed restrictions will be in place on the Nantwich-Crewe line between Wales and Manchester.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Eight South Cheshire College students make Oxford University scheme

Eight South Cheshire College students make Oxford University scheme

A record number of South Cheshire College A-Level students gained a place on the “Access Week Programme” to experience life as a University of Oxford undergraduate.

The partnership aims to inspire students from the North West to make applications to study at Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges