Human Interest

Nantwich Town Council helps raise modern day slavery awareness

Nantwich Town Council helps raise modern day slavery awareness

Nantwich Town Council is helping to raise awareness of modern day slavery and the exploitation of vulnerable people.

The council has teamed up with South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Libre Solutions Ltd (not for profit company) as part of the initiative.

August 24, 2018 1 comment Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Excited students gathered at Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich today to collect their GCSE results.

And under a new 9 to 1 grading system and more challenging exams, both schools are celebrating excellent results

August 23, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire parks manager scoops national Green Flag award

South Cheshire parks manager scoops national Green Flag award

A committed parks and recreation manager in South Cheshire has scooped a prestigious national Green Flag award for her hard work and dedication at Queens Park in Crewe.

Elaine Webster, who recently celebrated 40 years service in local government parks and leisure services, was in disbelief when she discovered she had won the Green Flag Employee of the Year Award.

August 23, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

Motherwell Cheshire launches new infant loss support service

Motherwell Cheshire launches new infant loss support service

A South Cheshire charity which supports mums with mental health problems, has launched a new service to help those coping with the loss of a child.

The idea came from Motherwell Cheshire founder Kate Blakemore, after she suffered the trauma of a miscarriage earlier this year.

August 22, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
CPRE hits out at lack of brownfield site development in Cheshire East

CPRE hits out at lack of brownfield site development in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Campaigners are urging developers to build on brownfield sites first as thousands of homes are set for Cheshire East’s greenbelt.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has identified plans to build 4,747 homes on greenbelt land across the borough.

August 21, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Campaigners blast £55,000 spent by Cheshire East on Mayor’s Bentley car

Campaigners blast £55,000 spent by Cheshire East on Mayor’s Bentley car

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
A campaign group has hit out at Cheshire East Council for spending £55,000 in the past three years to lease a Bentley for the mayor.

A Freedom of Information request sent by TaxPayers’ Alliance has revealed that between April 2015 and March 2018, CEC spent a total of £67,980.50 on a Bentley Flying Spur – including its £55,000 lease, plus fuel and maintenance.

August 21, 2018 3 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Forget Me Not flowers display in Nantwich in memory of loved ones

Forget Me Not flowers display in Nantwich in memory of loved ones

Hundreds of Forget Me Not flowers planted in memory of someone loved and missed, have gone on display in Nantwich.

The arrangement of forever flowers has taken pride of place on the lawn opposite St Mary’s Church in the town square.

Nantwich Deputy Mayor backs library Summer Reading Challenge

Nantwich Deputy Mayor backs library Summer Reading Challenge

Deputy Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Arthur Moran has backed Nantwich Library’s Summer Reading Challenge with a £100 donation.

The scheme, aimed at children aged 4 to 11, encourages reading during the school summer holidays.

August 20, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Youngsters bury time capsule at new Nantwich care home

Youngsters bury time capsule at new Nantwich care home

Nantwich school children produced futuristic artwork to bury in a time capsule on the site of a new residential care home.

From cars built like rockets, to drones delivering our shopping, pupils from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School let their imaginations run wild.

August 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

A Reaseheath College trained veterinary care assistant has been awarded a prestigious City & Guilds Medal for Excellence.

Katie Ford, 33, now works at the Alsager Vet Centre, part of The Willows Veterinary Group, where she completed her work placement as part of her course.

August 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Offenders in Cheshire clock up more than 72,000 community service hours

Offenders in Cheshire clock up more than 72,000 community service hours

Offenders in Cheshire have put in more than 72,000 hours of work as part of the community payback scheme in the last six months, figures have shown.

People sentenced to unpaid work in Cheshire have clocked up 72,333 hours Community Payback across the county, completing a range of projects to improve communities.

August 17, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Choirs performance raises £300 for Nantwich Mayor charities

Choirs performance raises £300 for Nantwich Mayor charities

Two choirs teamed up to help raise £300 for the Mayor of Nantwich charities.

The concert involved two community choirs, Simply Allsorts and Simple Harmony, singing together.

August 17, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News