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Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over a charity’s plan to open a home for “challenging children” next to Malbank School.

Safe Places for Children (UK) wants to turn a residential property on Lambert Crescent in Nantwich to a “residential institution” to care for youngsters who have a “known history of challenging and complex behaviours”.

New special free school for South Cheshire children to open in Crewe

New special free school for South Cheshire children to open in Crewe

A new special free school for South Cheshire children with social, emotional and mental health needs is to open in Crewe.

East Cheshire Youth Achievement Free School Trust, which runs Fermain Academy in Macclesfield, has been approved to open a 40-place special free school for children aged 4-16.

Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

By Stephen Topping
Dozens of staff with “the utmost commitment” to Cheshire East’s youngsters are at risk of losing their jobs following a £1.2 million budget cut.

The future of around 140 employees is under pressure after Cheshire East Council announced it is set to redesign its children’s centres and prevention service at a scrutiny committee meeting on Monday.

March 29, 2018 5 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

South Cheshire children have benefited from gifts galore donated by family-owned car dealerships Swansway Jaguar, Crewe Audi, Crewe SEAT and Crewe Volkswagen.

The dealerships, owned and operated by Swansway Motor Group, have been on Santa Patrol donating children’s Christmas presents.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Wistaston man jailed for importing child sex doll in first such UK case

Wistaston man jailed for importing child sex doll in first such UK case

A Wistaston man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has been jailed in what is thought to be the first case of its kind in the UK.

Andrew Dobson, 49, of Merrivale Road, was jailed after pleading guilty at Chester Crown Court to one count of importing an indecent object, two counts of making indecent images of children and one count of possessing indecent images of children.

Self-defence scheme for youngsters launched in South Cheshire

Self-defence scheme for youngsters launched in South Cheshire

A national-self defence initiative for children has been launched across South Cheshire, reaching over 200 children.

The MANTIS (Manage Any Nasty Trouble in Society) programme prepares children to defend themselves in difficult situations to keep them safe from violence.

Pilot scheme to help children in need launched by Edward Timpson

Pilot scheme to help children in need launched by Edward Timpson

A new pilot scheme to help children in need in South Cheshire has been launched by MP Edward Timpson and Cheshire East Council.

Project Crewe brought partners and stakeholders together to discuss a new approach to supporting children in need.

November 29, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich man, 54, guilty of child sex charges jailed for 4 years

Nantwich man, 54, guilty of child sex charges jailed for 4 years

A Nantwich man has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of sexual behaviour involving a 15-year-old child.

Andrew Robinson, 54, from Broomhall, near Sound, was convicted on five counts of inappropriate conduct with a child under the age of 16.

July 2, 2015 13 comments Crime, News, Sound, Village News
Baby and Children’s community market set for Nantwich

Baby and Children’s community market set for Nantwich

A Baby and Children’s Market event is taking place at Nantwich Civic Hall on June 13.

The community market is organised by Cheeki Monkeys, and aims to offer families a chance to buy or sell used baby and children’s items.

Thirteen men in Cheshire arrested as police target online paedophiles

Thirteen men in Cheshire arrested as police target online paedophiles

Thirteen men were arrested across Cheshire today in a major operation targeting suspected online paedophiles.

Police targeted men in Crewe, Middlewich, Sandbach and other towns believed to be involved in uploading and distributing indecent images of children.

November 26, 2014 0 comments Crime, News
Children’s Theatre Company to stage show in Nantwich during UK tour

Children’s Theatre Company to stage show in Nantwich during UK tour

Children’s Theatre Company Tell Tale Hearts is bringing an interactive theatre production to Nantwich – fresh from a hit tour of America.

The company’s Inside Out production is aimed at children aged 18 months to seven years old who love dressing up and going on an adventure.