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New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A new shared vision “for children and young people in Cheshire East” has been formally endorsed by the borough’s cabinet.

The vision includes aims such as making “families and communities strong, welcoming and supportive, where differences are celebrated”.

January 15, 2021
Nantwich mum unveils children’s book inspired by mental health battle

Nantwich mum unveils children’s book inspired by mental health battle

A Nantwich mum of two’s debut children’s story book became an Amazon best-seller on the same day it was launched online.

During lockdown, Sarah Mellor, 31, was inspired by her own personal struggle with anxiety and depression, which saw her turn to writing and illustrating.

December 20, 2020
READER’S LETTER: RNIB Christmas treat for children with vision impairment

READER’S LETTER: RNIB Christmas treat for children with vision impairment

Dear Editor,
With the festive season almost upon us, I’m writing to let your readers know that Santa and his elves are getting ready to give children with vision impairment a Christmas treat in the run up to the big day.

November 8, 2020
More than 500 children in care in Cheshire East borough

More than 500 children in care in Cheshire East borough

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 500 children in Cheshire East are now being cared for by the council, latest figures show.

A Freedom of Information request to the authority reveals 535 youngsters are designated “looked after children” by CEC, with 269 aged 12 or over.

October 28, 2020
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