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Richmond Village Nantwich rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors

Richmond Village Nantwich rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors

Richmond Village retirement centre in Nantwich has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ for its domiciliary care after a visit from regulators, the Care Quality Commission.

The inspection report puts the Richmond Nantwich, which opened in 1996, among the top 3% of home care providers in England.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Police warning of dog thieves in Nantwich

Police warning of dog thieves in Nantwich

Police have warned dog owners to be wary after an attempted dog theft in Nantwich.

The incident happened between Waterlode and Riverside in the town at around midday yesterday (December 1).

December 2, 2018 1 comment Crime, News
Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

New technology is bringing the past to life at Nantwich Museum after it received a £700 donation.

The museum has used the money, from homebuilder Redrow’s Nantwich Community Fund, to buy a new digital projector and stand.

December 1, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Pupils from Brine Leas in Nantwich and Shavington Academy cashed in after winning out in a schools stock market challenge.

More than 150 youngsters across Cheshire East took part in the trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock exchange.

December 1, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

By Stephen Topping Leighton Hospital bosses have been unsuccessful in a bid for £1.4 million to help A&E run smoothly this winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wanted to tap into a £145 million pot of money announced by the Government in September to support A&E departments over the winter months.

November 30, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Members of Leighton Pancreatic Cancer Support group flew through the air at 100mph on the World’s Fastest Zip Line to take on the disease.

The team of patients, survivors, carers and specialist nurses, timed their challenge to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day and raised over £2,500 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

November 29, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

A person has been hit by a train and killed in Nantwich today (November 28).

The incident happened close to the Shrewbridge Road level crossing.

November 28, 2018 3 comments Incident, News
Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs vandalise Nantwich town square Christmas lights

Yobs have vandalised Christmas lights in Nantwich town centre less than two weeks after they were switched on.

Town council staff found the damaged lights over the last two days.

November 28, 2018 4 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich Scouts participate in UK Parliament Week

Nantwich Scouts participate in UK Parliament Week

Members of 7th SWC Millfields Nantwich Scouts enjoyed participating in this year’s UK Parliament Week.

UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved.

November 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Motorists in Nantwich and Crewe could face higher car park fees from March under Cheshire East Council plans.

Charges could rise by 10p on all council-owned car parks across each tariff, and resident parking permits could also go up.

Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

A special “Elle’s Christmas” party in memory of cystic fibrosis sufferer Elle Morris helped raise almost £3,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The event, in the Nantwich Suite at Rookery Hall & Spa in Nantwich, was heled to remember the life of Nantwich youngster Elle who died aged 11 at Great Ormond Street Hospital in January this year.

November 27, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Councillors welcome Ofsted report of Cheshire East child social care service

Councillors welcome Ofsted report of Cheshire East child social care service

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have welcomed an Ofsted report which has praised Cheshire East’s children’s social care service, writes Stephen Topping.

Inspectors highlighted the way social workers knew the children they were helping and how frequently they visited them, following a visit to the local authority on October 30 and 31.

November 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics