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Leighton Hospital introduces pioneering cataracts surgery

Leighton Hospital introduces pioneering cataracts surgery

Leighton Hospital has introduced pioneering surgery that allows patients with cataracts in both eyes to have them operated on at the same time.

Traditionally, patients with bilateral cataracts have surgery on one eye before returning weeks later for the second eye to be operated on.

November 2, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

The number of people in Cheshire seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months, latest figures have shown.

In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018, 163 people in the county contacted Stop it Now!, the child sexual abuse prevention project run by child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

November 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News

St Anne’s School Fireworks Nantwich, November 2

St Anne’s Primary School’s firework display is this Friday 2nd November, with the fireworks being provided by Blitz fireworks.

It is fully organised by the PTA, we rely entirely on fundraising for all our events and we are putting our all into this years event.

November 1, 2018 1 comment Listings
Ghoulishly good as Nantwich and Crewe dresses for Halloween

Ghoulishly good as Nantwich and Crewe dresses for Halloween

Homes, businesses and families across Crewe and Nantwich looked ghoulishly good as people enjoyed Halloween across the region.

And here are some of the most eye-catching sights, as captured by our keen photographer Jonathan White.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Wellington Bomber crew remembered at Bridgemere service

Wellington Bomber crew remembered at Bridgemere service

A commemorative service was held at the Royal Air Force’s Memorial at Bridgemere to remember the crew of a Wellington bomber which crashed near to the village.

The commemoration took place exactly 74 years to the day the plane disintegrated over Bridgemere, crashing just off the A51 and killing six of the seven crew.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Pear Tree School in Stapeley launches “Donate a Brick” scheme

Former pupils, staff, governors and volunteers of a Stapeley school can leave a permanent mark – in a new “Donate a Brick” scheme.

Pear Tree Primary School is raising funds to support the new extension of its school hall and to buy new equipment.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

A Remembrance Service will be taking place at Leighton Hospital to celebrate the lives of local children and babies who have died.

The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will be held at 3pm on Saturday November 10 at St Peter’s Church, Minshull Vernon.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews

Live Music at Nantwich Club

A fantastic 5 piece band playing something for everyone, 60’s to present, Chic rock to Soul and Motown. Saturday 3rd November at 9.30pm Nantwich Club – don’t miss it. Non-members please sign in at bar.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Listings
Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

The Mayor of Nantwich has praised the amateur drama group Nantwich Players as a major “asset” to the town after watching its latest show.

Cllr David Marren was among packed audiences to watch the Players’ Autumn Production of “Breaking the code” by Hugh Whitmore.

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The best and worst performing schools in Cheshire East based on GCSE results have been revealed.

Schools across England have been ranked by the Government according to its Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measurements.

October 31, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Charity ball raises £15,600 for Lewis Crossley Trust

Charity ball raises £15,600 for Lewis Crossley Trust

A charity ball in honour of tragic South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has helped to raise a staggering £15,600, his family said.

Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died almost a year ago after a brave battle against leukaemia.

October 31, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town continue home run with 2-1 victory over Warrington

Nantwich Town continue home run with 2-1 victory over Warrington

Nantwich Town continued their unbeaten home form in the league with a hard-fought victory over fellow high flyers Warrington Town.

The Dabbers emerged with a 2-1 win in a tight contest, which keeps Dave Cooke’s side in second place in Evo Stik Premier Division

October 31, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.