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Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Nantwich charity shop Sense has had a Star Wars takeover this week – to help boost funds for the deaf and blind.

The store, on Pepper Street, has been promoting a prize draw to win an exclusive autograph book, signed by the cast and crew of the iconic movie franchise.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich man’s phone app for deaf people proves massive hit

Nantwich man’s phone app for deaf people proves massive hit

A Nantwich businessman’s clever app for deaf people is proving a massive hit, with thousands of downloads across the globe.

Steven Mifsud, who was born deaf, developed the app as he became frustrated with the lack of innovation to help people like him.

April 12, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Deaf Nantwich man takes on DWP in £20k landmark case

Deaf Nantwich man takes on DWP in £20k landmark case

A deaf Nantwich man could be in line for a £20,000 payout after taking a Government department to tribunal over his benefits rights.

Steven Mifsud, of St Lawrence Court, looks set to receive up to four years of payments from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) after a long-running legal battle.

March 31, 2015 10 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Aqueduct Marina raises £1,600 for dogs for deaf people

Aqueduct Marina raises £1,600 for dogs for deaf people

More than £1,600 has been raised by a Nantwich marina in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

The bumper donation was raised by staff and customers at Aqueduct Marina, Church Minshull.

October 30, 2014 0 comments Charity news, Health, News