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Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Hundreds of bus users in Nantwich and Crewe face five more days of travel problems as Arriva drivers continue strike action.

The next day of industrial action takes place on Monday (November 6), with no Arriva bus services across South Cheshire, warns Arriva North West.

November 4, 2017 1 comment News
Unpaid carers in Crewe and Nantwich given funding boost

Unpaid carers in Crewe and Nantwich given funding boost

Crewe and Nantwich residents who act as unpaid carers for a loved one can now access up to £500 from a new fund set up to pay for breaks.

The new Carers’ Living Well Fund, launched on November 1, is a joint initiative by Cheshire East Council, NHS Eastern Cheshire and NHS South Cheshire clinical commissioning groups.

November 2, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Pebbleart is making an artistic impact in the Crewe and Nantwich area.

The Pebbleart project was started in Morecambe by a woman called Jacky Burns.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are battling to care for a growing number of young seals.

There are currently 10 seal pups at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, on London Road.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Residents and Nantwich Police enter into Halloween spirit!

Residents and Nantwich Police enter into Halloween spirit!

Nantwich and Crewe residents certainly entered into the ‘spirit’ of Halloween as hundreds of homes were decorated in ghoulish gear.

Thousands of youngsters and their parents took to the streets for the now traditional ‘trick or treat’ fest.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
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