Health

Nantwich travel agent joins “Travel Day of Action” at Parliament

Nantwich travel agent joins “Travel Day of Action” at Parliament

Owners of a travel agency with a store in Nantwich attended the “Travel Day of Action” outside Parliament.

Polka Dot Travel directors Mark Johnson and Philippa Wilcox went to London yesterday (June 23) calling for more Government support for the industry.

June 24, 2021
Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

A mobile testing Covid unit for people without symptoms has opened at Nantwich Town FC’s ground.

It comes as Cheshire East continues to see a “dramatic” rise in cases of Coronavirus, says Cheshire East Council.

June 21, 2021
Nantwich to name new Covid “commemorative copse” near lake

Nantwich to name new Covid “commemorative copse” near lake

A new “commemorative copse” is to be unveiled in Nantwich to mark the Coronavirus pandemic.

The copse near Nantwich Lake aims to remember all those impacted by the Covid pandemic over the past 18 months.

June 18, 2021
Cheshire East identified as Covid-19 Enhanced Resource Area

Cheshire East identified as Covid-19 Enhanced Resource Area

Cheshire East has been identified as a ‘Enhanced Resource Area’ by the Government.

The move aims to help combat the rapid rise of the Delta (Indian) variant across the borough.

June 14, 2021
Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council has launched several mobile testing units following a rapid rise in Covid cases across the borough.

The units are being run in partnership with NHS Test and Trace.

June 11, 2021
New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

A new purpose-built unit at Leighton Hospital is helping improve patient experience and reduce hospital admissions.

The Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit (SACU) and Planned Intervention Unit (PIU), managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have been tailored to patients’ needs and avoid unnecessary admission to an inpatient bed.

June 8, 2021
Nantwich school to reinstate mandatory face coverings indoors

Nantwich school to reinstate mandatory face coverings indoors

A Nantwich secondary school has reinstated mandatory wearing of face coverings for all pupils inside school buildings.

David Cole, headteacher at Brine Leas School, said the move “is not the situation that anyone would desire but it is the one we need”.

June 7, 2021
Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Nantwich residents and businesses are being warned by council chiefs to “not let their guard down” as Covid cases rise following the relaxing of step 3 restrictions.

The increase is mainly of the Delta variant affecting residents in the 10 to 39 age group, says Cheshire East Council.

June 5, 2021
Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

A popular pub in Nantwich has had to close for seven days after staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

Bosses at The Boar’s Head in Walgherton said the closure was the “responsible and professional” decision to take.

June 3, 2021
South Cheshire hair salons join St Luke’s Hospice “cutting edge” campaign

South Cheshire hair salons join St Luke’s Hospice “cutting edge” campaign

Hair salons across South Cheshire are being urged to join St Luke’s Hospice “cutting edge” campaign.

Outlets like Salon Vie on Beam Street, Nantwich are proving a cut above the rest in signing up for the latest St Luke’s fundraiser.

June 2, 2021
Crewe fundraiser pedals 300 miles in aid of Blood Cancer UK

Crewe fundraiser pedals 300 miles in aid of Blood Cancer UK

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire man saddled up to pedal more than 300 miles in May to raise money for Blood Cancer UK.

Ben Reinhardt, from Crewe, spent May this year cycling the equivalent distance from London to Paris.

June 1, 2021
Nantwich Triathlon Club launched after organisers secure funding

Nantwich Triathlon Club launched after organisers secure funding

A new Nantwich Triathlon Club has been launched after organisers secured community funding from a developer.

The town is known for staging two triathlons every year, but has never had its own triathlon club until now.

May 31, 2021
Cheshire East health chiefs appeal for more Covid self testing

Cheshire East health chiefs appeal for more Covid self testing

Health chiefs in Cheshire East have appealed for more residents to self test for Covid after containing a cluster of cases in the borough.

They say a recent outbreak in the Handforth area has highlighted the part local residents can play in fighting the virus through regular symptom-free testing.

May 30, 2021