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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
Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

A van driver had to be cut free after being seriously injured in a collision with a HGV on the A500 near Shavington.

The accident forced the closure of the Barthomley bypass section for several hours between Shavington and the M6 junction 16.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

A motorcyclist and pedestrian have been named following a fatal collision on the A525 between Whitchurch and Nantwich.

Walter Stanley Dobrowolski, 67, from Ellerdine, Telford, and Roy Ernest Bundy, 79, from Chester, were pronounced dead at the scene following the incident on Nantwich Road, Broughall.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
2,000 riders join Cheshire Cat Sportive event in Paul Mooney’s memory

2,000 riders join Cheshire Cat Sportive event in Paul Mooney’s memory

By Jonathan White
More than 2,000 riders took part in the ‘Cheshire Cat Sportive’ cycling event in memory of former Nantwich student Paul Mooney.

Participants were able to park and register at the nearby South Cheshire College, then move to the start/finish line.

March 27, 2017 0 comments Charity news, 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
Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

A dog trainer and manager of an animal feeds shop took top titles at a Reaseheath College awards ceremony celebrating apprenticeships and traineeships.

Sian Howells, 24, who works for WKD Trained Dogs in Stone, was crowned Intermediate Apprentice of the Year.

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men have died after an accident on the A525 at Broughall between Nantwich and Whitchurch.

The incident involved a motorcyclist and pedestrian and happened on Nantwich Road.

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners fighting new school funding plans in South Cheshire have hit out at MP Edward Timpson for failing to attend a public meeting.

The protest against the proposed National Funding Formula, which could leave Crewe and Nantwich schools at the bottom of the UK funding table, is gathering momentum.

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
Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families across Cheshire East took part in a protest march in Sandbach against school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

The march was led by campaign organiser and Nantwich mum and teacher Laura Smith.

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Green-fingered Nantwich apprentices helped to renovate a garden for patients at Leighton Hospital.

The Reaseheath College students teamed up for the project as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents at Richmond Nantwich care village had their day brightened thanks to a donation of flowers from town’s Sainsbury’s store.

Bunches of daffodils brought a sea of yellow to the village off London Road.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue team has been awarded a share of a £913,000 grant by Maritime Minister John Hayes.

The grant supports charities running local lifeboat and rescue services.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News