Health and fitness

FEATURE: Nantwich Pet Vets offer “always there to care” 24-hour service

FEATURE: Nantwich Pet Vets offer “always there to care” 24-hour service

Lockdown has been quiet for many of us – but not when it comes to treating our beloved pets!

And thanks to a massive 24-hours a day effort by Nantwich Pet Vets, thousands of animals have had the care they needed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

September 16, 2020
FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

Many of us are struggling with cabin fever.

With the pandemic’s key public health measure being social distancing, a lot of us have had to stay hunkered down at home with our families, having no idea when things will pick up again.

August 31, 2020
Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

A Leighton Hospital nurse has penned a poem which pleads for people to take COVID-19 seriously.

Jenny Howarth said she felt compelled to write the poem as she felt more people were ignoring Government guidance on staying indoors and social distancing.

June 16, 2020
FEATURE: How to maintain health and wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdown

FEATURE: How to maintain health and wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdown

With much of the world still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us could find ourselves in lockdown for many more weeks than originally expected.

April 29, 2020
FEATURE: How fitness instructors are adapting to virtual classes

FEATURE: How fitness instructors are adapting to virtual classes

The closure of gym and exercise centres in Cheshire and cross almost every country has dramatically affected the industry.

During this challenging time, proper distancing is crucial, but it can be mentally tiring, and we all need to have some mood-boosting exercises.

April 21, 2020
FEATURE: Trouble sleeping? It could be mattress over mind

FEATURE: Trouble sleeping? It could be mattress over mind

If you usually toss and turn throughout the night or wake up feeling sore and tired, it might be time to consider getting a new and better mattress.

Having a good night’s sleep is vital for good health – even more so in current times.

April 5, 2020
Surviving Quarantine: Our guide from a local mental health expert

Surviving Quarantine: Our guide from a local mental health expert

The times are unprecedented and uncertain. The effects of uncertainty on mental health can be profound.

We spoke to Michelle Clark, a mental health professional in both Nantwich and Crewe, who has some essential tips on coping.

March 19, 2020
One Cheshire family’s plea to help St Luke’s Hospice at Christmas

One Cheshire family’s plea to help St Luke’s Hospice at Christmas

Read one Cheshire woman’s plea to the community to support St Luke’s Hospice this Christmas following the care and comfort they received during a traumatic year for her parents.

November 30, 2019
Top 5 Pilates-Related Questions – according to Google!

Top 5 Pilates-Related Questions – according to Google!

Nantwich-based Pilates instructor, Becky Rostron, answers the search engine’s most asked questions about the popular exercise method we should all be doing.

March 25, 2019
Take time to reduce your stress this April

Take time to reduce your stress this April

Stress is a major contributor to ill health with 74% of people in the UK saying they have felt so stressed they have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.

This April is Stress Awareness Month and NHS organisations in Cheshire want anyone who is suffering from stress to seek help.

March 25, 2019