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South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Parents warned over rise in scarlet fever cases in Cheshire

Parents warned over rise in scarlet fever cases in Cheshire

Parents across Crewe and Nantwich are being warned to look for signs of scarlet fever amid rise in cases across the region.

The symptoms of scarlet fever are a fine pinkish or red rash that feels similar to sandpaper – in conjunction with a sore throat, headache and fever.

February 21, 2018 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich head hits out at ‘punitive’ fines for parents amid High Court ruling

Nantwich head hits out at ‘punitive’ fines for parents amid High Court ruling

A Nantwich headteacher has hit out at the use of “punitive” fines for parents who take their children out of school for holidays.

Mary Hennessy Jones, head at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley, spoke after a High Court ruling backed Isle of Wight parent Jon Platt for refusing to pay a £120 fine after he took his daughter out last year.

Wyche parents given three options to change Nantwich school name

Wyche parents given three options to change Nantwich school name

Parents at a Nantwich primary school which was placed in special measures, are being given a chance to rename it.

A letter was issued to all parents of pupils at Wyche Primary School, on Manor Road, outlining how the school will change its image.

Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

A zebra crossing on a busy road outside a Nantwich primary school is still “not in use” – almost three weeks after it was installed. Parents who fought for the crossing near St Anne’s Primary on Wellington Road are calling for Cheshire East Council to take action.

Angry parent launches blog to show Nantwich school road danger

Angry parent launches blog to show Nantwich school road danger

An angry dad has set up a blog to show how parents and pupils are dicing with death outside a Nantwich primary school. Hundreds of photos and videos of chaos outside Stapeley Broad Lane School are published on the “Mad, Scary and Bad” site.