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Cheshire College students send art creations to care homes

Cheshire College students send art creations to care homes

Visual Arts learners at Cheshire College have been reaching out to local communities through their art to make supportive connections during lockdown.

The College’s “Create, Share, Collect” project has seen postcards of student artwork based on local architecture sent to care homes in alongside personalised messages.

February 25, 2021
Nantwich Town Ladies distribute Christmas food hampers

Nantwich Town Ladies distribute Christmas food hampers

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town Ladies players teamed up to help distribute hampers to care homes in Nantwich and Crewe and a Foodbank in Crewe.

The items were donated by kind-hearted players and staff and decoratively packaged.

December 20, 2020
Eight Cheshire East care homes have Covid-19 outbreaks

Eight Cheshire East care homes have Covid-19 outbreaks

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Eight care homes in Cheshire East are experiencing coronavirus outbreaks, councillors have been told.

The figure was revealed at CEC’s health and adults social care and communities scrutiny committee, where an “outbreak” is classed as “two or more related cases amongst staff and residents”.

October 10, 2020
Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Care home bed availability for elderly people in Cheshire East is under strain due to the Covid-19 pandemic, figures show.

Public Health England data shows there were just 9.8 care homes beds per 100 people aged 75 and over in Cheshire East at the end of March.

September 15, 2020
Nantwich firm Direct Access sources millions of PPE items to help care homes

Nantwich firm Direct Access sources millions of PPE items to help care homes

Nantwich firm Direct Access has sourced millions of items of Personal Protective Equipment to help local authorities, care homes and disability organisations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steven Mifsud, boss of the disability access consultancy, based at Regents Centre off London Road, says they have used international contacts to bring supplies to the UK.

May 7, 2020
Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

A former teacher who runs the ‘Musical Moments’ franchise in Nantwich has been shortlisted in the 2018 E3 Business Awards.

Vicky Thornton has been running her interactive musical sessions in care homes across Nantwich, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent since 2016.

April 30, 2018
Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes serving Nantwich residents have been given a 12-month reprieve.

The future of Lincoln House in Crewe looked in doubt as Cheshire East Council looks to the independent sector to provide future care.

December 10, 2014