Human Interest

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police Chief Constable suspended amid misconduct allegations

Cheshire Police Chief Constable suspended amid misconduct allegations

The Chief Constable of Cheshire Police Simon Byrne has been suspended and faces allegations of gross misconduct, it emerged today.

The decision, by Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane, follows advice from the IPCC.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

The number of hedgehogs admitted to an RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is set to spike at 400, sparking an appeal by staff.

More than 375 of the spiky creatures have came into the care of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in 2017 – an average of 12 a week.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College in Nantwich will not merge with North Shropshire College after they failed to secure Government funding for the move.

The colleges have been working together for over a year, sharing best practice and quality improvement projects.

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s has announced its new Charity of the Year for 2017-2018 – the Nantwich branch of the Riding for the Disabled.

The charity provides opportunities for children with disabilities to enjoy the experience of riding which has proved beneficial as well as enjoyable.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

School staff and pupils in Nantwich are celebrating after another strong performance in A level results by Malbank and Brine Leas.

Many students are now lining up places at top universities around the country after picking their results today.

August 17, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

A Nantwich business has launched an initiative to put extra cash in the coffers of South Cheshire schools.

Watts Mortgage and Wealth Management has introduced a referral scheme which pays schools £150 on the successful completion of a product taken out by parents or family members.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill has officially opened St Luke’s Hospice’s new Nantwich charity shop.

Nantwich Town Crier caught the attention of passers-by on Pepper Street and it was a successful first day of trading which saw staff, volunteers and board members welcome customers through its doors.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

NHS trust staff who run Leighton Hospital have earned a national health and safety award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)achieved gold in this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News