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Cheshire Wildlife Trust calls for one-hour daily nature boost for children

Cheshire Wildlife Trust calls for one-hour daily nature boost for children

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling for every child to have a daily one-hour nature boost.

The conservation charity’s call follows a report into the impact experiencing nature has on children.

November 16, 2019
Readers’ Letters: Help children by attending local Christingle services

Readers’ Letters: Help children by attending local Christingle services

Dear Editor,

Last year, thousands of people came together to attend 157 local Christingle services across the Diocese of Chester.

These special events raise money for The Children’s Society to help vulnerable children and young people.

November 10, 2019
Special needs children “left in limbo” by Cheshire East Council, say lawyers

Special needs children “left in limbo” by Cheshire East Council, say lawyers

Dozens of children with special needs were “left in limbo” after Cheshire East Council failed to meet 2019 school allocation deadline, say specialist lawyers.

Experts say 34 SEN children out of a total of 134 suffered delays in receiving their transition education healthcare plans or statements for 2019.

May 30, 2019
Children attend Richmond Village Nantwich as part of generations project

Children attend Richmond Village Nantwich as part of generations project

Children paid a visit to elderly residents at Richmond Village Nantwich as part of a project to bring the generations together.

Youngsters have been dropping in one residents at the retirement village off London Road to join in a range of activities.

April 5, 2019
Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Nantwich Mayor surprises Shavington pupils as “mystery reader”

Youngsters at Shavington Primary School were treated to a “mystery reader” in full costume.

Nantwich Mayor Cllr David Marren turned up in full Mayoral regalia and gold chain to read the Year 1 pupils “The Emperor’s New Clothes”.

December 3, 2018
Santa’s Sparkly Surprise comes to Nantwich Civic Hall for Christmas

Santa’s Sparkly Surprise comes to Nantwich Civic Hall for Christmas

Nantwich Civic Hall will be home to the new festive show for pre-school children, Santa’s Sparkly Surprise.

The show has been written and produced by the team behind the popular Santa’s Dizzy Day, Santa’s Rusty Robot, Santa’s Polka Dot Pirate and Santa’s Mixed-up Martian.

November 19, 2018
Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

The number of people in Cheshire seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months, latest figures have shown.

In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018, 163 people in the county contacted Stop it Now!, the child sexual abuse prevention project run by child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

November 2, 2018
Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

A Remembrance Service will be taking place at Leighton Hospital to celebrate the lives of local children and babies who have died.

The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will be held at 3pm on Saturday November 10 at St Peter’s Church, Minshull Vernon.

November 1, 2018
Two children including one-year-old injured in road accident in Crewe

Two children including one-year-old injured in road accident in Crewe

Two children including a one-year-old boy were flown to hospital after being badly injured in an accident involving a car in Crewe.

The youngsters, an 11-year-old girl and the one-year-old boy, were walking along West Street in Crewe when the collision happened.

October 1, 2018
Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over a charity’s plan to open a home for “challenging children” next to Malbank School.

Safe Places for Children (UK) wants to turn a residential property on Lambert Crescent in Nantwich to a “residential institution” to care for youngsters who have a “known history of challenging and complex behaviours”.

July 18, 2018
New special free school for South Cheshire children to open in Crewe

New special free school for South Cheshire children to open in Crewe

A new special free school for South Cheshire children with social, emotional and mental health needs is to open in Crewe.

East Cheshire Youth Achievement Free School Trust, which runs Fermain Academy in Macclesfield, has been approved to open a 40-place special free school for children aged 4-16.

April 14, 2018
Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

By Stephen Topping
Dozens of staff with “the utmost commitment” to Cheshire East’s youngsters are at risk of losing their jobs following a £1.2 million budget cut.

The future of around 140 employees is under pressure after Cheshire East Council announced it is set to redesign its children’s centres and prevention service at a scrutiny committee meeting on Monday.

March 29, 2018
Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

South Cheshire children have benefited from gifts galore donated by family-owned car dealerships Swansway Jaguar, Crewe Audi, Crewe SEAT and Crewe Volkswagen.

The dealerships, owned and operated by Swansway Motor Group, have been on Santa Patrol donating children’s Christmas presents.

December 22, 2017