Health

Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

A South Cheshire childminder has made use of time in lockdown – by writing and publishing a children’s book in aid of charity.

Hannah Malley, 23, has been unable to work due to the pandemic restrictions.

May 31, 2020
Nantwich Market to undergo “phased” re-opening, councillors told

Nantwich Market to undergo “phased” re-opening, councillors told

Nantwich Market is to undergo a “phased” re-opening as lockdown restrictions ease, Nantwich Town Council was told.

Councillors and traders are hoping to be back in the market hall under Government plans to allow “non essential” shops to re-open in June.

May 29, 2020
COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing Government for additional funding to meet the rising costs of COVID-19.

It comes as the council revealed the impact of Coronavirus could already be £60 million.

May 28, 2020
Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Friends are staging a month-long fundraising campaign in support of a young Wistaston boy who is battling cancer for the second time in his life.

Georgy Capener was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing Sarcoma two years ago.

May 24, 2020
Crewe-Nantwich Greenway

Only 2% cycle to work in Cheshire East, data shows

Just 2.2% of people in the Cheshire East area cycle on their way to work just once a week, according to latest figures.

And only 1.1% cycle every day on their journey to work, while fewer than 17% of people take part in cycling of any kind once a month.

May 21, 2020
Nantwich GP practice joins 12 others for national project

Nantwich GP practice joins 12 others for national project

Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich is one of 13 GP practices in Cheshire to sign up for crucial national research to protect people from COVID-19.

May 21, 2020
Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Nantwich schools to have phased re-opening, says Cheshire East

Schools across Nantwich and Crewe will undergo a “phased” re-opening in June, Cheshire East Council has announced.

But parents will not be “pressured” or face non-attendance fines if they do not wish to send children to school.

May 20, 2020
Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Patients at Leighton Hospital who have been treated for COVID-19 are playing a vital role in research into the virus.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is involved in five national and international research studies looking into COVID-19 treatments.

May 20, 2020
Cheshire East Pride in Park events cancelled amid pandemic

Cheshire East Pride in Park events cancelled amid pandemic

The Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” events are the latest to be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Crewe/Nantwich event was due to take place in Queens Park on September 12.

May 20, 2020
Nantwich canvas to be auctioned for NHS Charity

Nantwich canvas to be auctioned for NHS Charity

By Jonathan White
A one-of-a-kind canvas on display in Nantwich is being auctioned off with the proceeds going towards an NHS charity.

The artwork, entitled ‘Support the NHS’ was created by talented Nantwich-based artist Tony Denton

May 17, 2020
Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Leighton Hospital, Cheshire Police and Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan have launched a “certificate” scheme to reward youngsters staying home during lockdown.

May 17, 2020
New intravenous medication service launches for South Cheshire patients

New intravenous medication service launches for South Cheshire patients

A new service has been set up to provide intravenous medication to Cheshire people in their own home.

“IV at Home” will allow patients to receive medication through intravenous injections in their own homes rather than having to remain in hospital.

May 17, 2020
Nantwich scientist on COVID-19 testing frontline at Govt mega-lab

Nantwich scientist on COVID-19 testing frontline at Govt mega-lab

A scientist from Nantwich is one of a group of Cancer Research UK volunteers testing thousands of patient samples each day for coronavirus.

Sophie Richardson, 22, is based at the new Lighthouse Lab at Alderley Park in Cheshire, led by Medicines Discovery Catapult.

May 15, 2020