Health

Fineswimming invests £60,000 to revamp disused Nantwich pool

Fineswimming invests £60,000 to revamp disused Nantwich pool

A company is to launch swimming lessons after breathing new life into a disused pool in Nantwich. FineSwimming is currently renovating the indoor pool owned by Elim Church, on Regents Park, London Road.

July 11, 2012
Nantwich mum and daughter launch spray-tan business

Nantwich mum and daughter launch spray-tan business

By Laura Normansell A Nantwich mum has launched a new tanning business so she can run it with her special needs daughter. Suzanne Woolley, who lives with fiancé Gordon, has welcomed daughter Sally-Anne into her new “Tanz-on-the-run” company.

July 11, 2012
Platform launches home scheme for elderly Nantwich residents

Platform launches home scheme for elderly Nantwich residents

A housing firm has launched a new scheme to help elderly residents in Nantwich live longer in their own homes. Platform says the new service will offer residents a chance to adjust and alter their homes to make daily living tasks easier and safer.

July 10, 2012
Families’ respite care reprieve as Nantwich facility set to shut

Families’ respite care reprieve as Nantwich facility set to shut

Families of disabled youngsters could be reprieved after their Nantwich short-break facility was earmarked for closure. Users of Queen’s Drive respite home (pictured) were angered at plans to offer an elderly person’s home in Crewe as a replacement.

July 5, 2012
Wistaston couple stage garden party for diabetes charity

Wistaston couple stage garden party for diabetes charity

A Wistaston couple are opening their garden to the public to help raise money for diabetes sufferers. Sheena and Ken Sambrook, of Crewe and South Cheshire Voluntary Group of Diabetes UK , are staging their garden party on July 11.

July 3, 2012
Nantwich headteacher’s cycle helmet deal could save lives

Nantwich headteacher’s cycle helmet deal could save lives

A Nantwich headteacher has clinched a deal to provide cheaper cycle helmets in a bid to save pupils’ lives. Andrew Cliffe, of Brine Leas School, acted after two accidents involving students in the space of a week.

July 3, 2012
Nantwich Baby Fair raises £1,170 for One in Eleven Appeal

Nantwich Baby Fair raises £1,170 for One in Eleven Appeal

More than 400 people visited Nantwich Civic Hall to pick up baby bargains, advice and products in aid of the One in Eleven Appeal. Mums, dads and parents-to-be browsed the stalls from 40 traders at the Nantwich Baby Fair “Bumps, Babes and Beyond”.

June 27, 2012
Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson is seeking talks with Cheshire NHS leaders in a bid to boost diabetes healthcare. Mr Timpson has backed calla by Diabetes UK for a national plan to improve the care of people with diabetes.

June 21, 2012
Crewe & Nantwich MP Timpson backs RNIB’s SOS campaign

Crewe & Nantwich MP Timpson backs RNIB’s SOS campaign

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson helped to launch a new eye health campaign when he welcomed the RNIB to Parliament. The Royal National Institute of Blind People’s campaign Save our Sight (SOS) aims to highlight how 50% of sight loss is avoidable.

June 19, 2012
Nantwich residents urged to take up Nordic Walking

Nantwich residents urged to take up Nordic Walking

Nantwich residents are being urged to try a new activity to get fit – Nordic Walking. Taster sessions are being staged later this month and in July in a bid to persuade more people to get out during the summer.

June 18, 2012
Nantwich farmer’s stark TB warning after 70 cows slaughtered

Nantwich farmer’s stark TB warning after 70 cows slaughtered

A Nantwich farmer has issued a stark warning over the deadly TB virus which has caused 70 of his cows to be slaughtered. Distraught Phil Latham blames badgers for spreading the disease after losing 10 per cent of his herd at Brookhouse Farm in Chorley, Nantwich.

June 15, 2012
Leighton Hospital patients hit by Norovirus bug

Leighton Hospital patients hit by Norovirus bug

A virus sweeping through patients at Leighton Hospital has forced health chiefs to impose visiting restrictions. Nantwich families are being warned to stay away as the Norovirus vomiting and diarrhoea bug spreads.

June 14, 2012
St Luke’s Hospice chief issues stark warning as donations plummet

St Luke’s Hospice chief issues stark warning as donations plummet

Exclusive Hospice chiefs in Cheshire have warned they face future cutbacks if they can’t reverse a dramatic drop in donations. St Luke’s Hospice, which treats patients from Nantwich, Crewe, Audlem, and Alsager, could see a £200,000 shortfall this year.

May 9, 2012