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Hundreds of laptops given to vulnerable Cheshire East children in lockdown

Hundreds of laptops given to vulnerable Cheshire East children in lockdown

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Vulnerable children in Cheshire East were given hundreds of laptops from the Government during the coronavirus lockdown, new figures reveal.

The Department for Education provided 200,000 devices to local authorities and school trusts between May and July to help children access remote learning while schools were closed.

September 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Don’t halt progress for Cheshire East young people

READER’S LETTER: Don’t halt progress for Cheshire East young people

Dear Editor,
In the recently published public pre audited statement of accounts for Cheshire East there were reasons to be optimistic for the future of our children and young people.

August 6, 2020
Nantwich Museum to be part of “Museums@Home 2020” event

Nantwich Museum to be part of “[email protected] 2020” event

Nantwich Museum will be among venues across the North West bringing children and families a day of online activities at their “[email protected] 2020” event on August 30.

July 19, 2020
Nantwich mums help children combat COVID anxiety with new book

Nantwich mums help children combat COVID anxiety with new book

Nantwich mums Rachel Sinden and Hannah Morgan have been bringing smiles back to children across the UK with a new picture book about children’s COVID anxiety.

June 30, 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
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
South Cheshire care village rolls out wellbeing initiatives for residents

South Cheshire care village rolls out wellbeing initiatives for residents

Residents at Belong care village in Crewe are being cheered up during the Covid-19 epidemic – thanks to a pen pal initiative with youngsters!

Liverpool-based charity Ready Generations has encouraged children to become pen pals for older people in care, as part of their Reasons to Stay Cheerful Campaign.

April 1, 2020
Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary in Nantwich is to provide wraparound care for children from 3 to 11 years old from January 2020 to support working parents.

December 13, 2019
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