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Nantwich residents hail “Community Gem” for brightening neighbourhood

Nantwich residents hail “Community Gem” for brightening neighbourhood

By Hannah Youds
Residents in one part of Nantwich are celebrating the wonderful achievements of a pensioner who has made a big difference.

Jenny Brown, 72, moved to the Mansion Gardens area 14 years ago.

August 15, 2021
Community views sought on re-imagining Nantwich Museum

Community views sought on re-imagining Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is to stage a drop-in workshop open to all to collect and test ideas for re-imagining of the popular venue.

The workshop will take place at the Pillory Street venue on Saturday August 14.

August 8, 2021
CEC launches “community diamonds” Early Help awards

CEC launches “community diamonds” Early Help awards

Cheshire East Council and partners have launched “Early Help” awards to celebrate individuals and organisations who support children and families facing crisis.

Issues such as debt, poor mental health or threat of homelessness can happen to families at any point in a child or young person’s life.

July 27, 2021
Nantwich News contributor named “Local Legend” in The Cat awards

Nantwich News contributor named “Local Legend” in The Cat awards

Regular Nantwich News contributor Jonathan White has been named as Local Legend award winner by The Cat FM.

Jonathan, a community journalist from Wistaton, becomes the station’s seventh Local Legend monthly winner.

July 5, 2021
Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East Council has launched a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at encouraging more community-led projects.

The “Cheshire East Crowd” project, in partnership with Spacehive, aims to give residents who have ideas to improve their community a chance to gain funding via the crowdfunding platform.

June 28, 2021
Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

A number of Cheshire pubs have been awarded “COVID Community Hero status” for their work to support local communities throughout the pandemic.

The award is supported by a cross-party group of beer-loving MPs, including Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson.

June 7, 2021
Stapeley pupils complete community litter pick as restrictions ease

Stapeley pupils complete community litter pick as restrictions ease

Pupils in Stapeley were inspired by a book called “Trash” to complete a community litter pick and tidy up their area.

The Pear Tree Primary year 5 youngsters read ‘Trash’ by Andy Mulligan as their class book last term.

May 24, 2021
Everybody fitness instructor nominated for Community Fitness Award

Everybody fitness instructor nominated for Community Fitness Award

An Everybody fitness instructor has been nominated for the North West Instructor of the Year award at this year’s Community Fitness Awards.

Nikki Prince has been instructing for two years and achieved Level 2 Gym Instructor, embarked on a Les Mills journey and is certified in BODYCOMBAT (Advanced Level), BODYPUMP (Advanced Level), BODYBALANCE and Les Mills Core.

April 14, 2021
Nantwich community steps in to help learning disability resident

Nantwich community steps in to help learning disability resident

Community-spirited residents have helped a Nantwich care group’s appeal to support a client with learning disabilities.

Robert has been under the care of InSafeHands in Nantwich since his mum died.

April 10, 2021
Wistaston man organises ‘Carols on doorstep’ Christmas concert

Wistaston man organises ‘Carols on doorstep’ Christmas concert

By Jonathan White
A community-spirited Wistaston man staged a Christmas carol concert in his street.

Robert Richardson, of Lear Drive, publicised the concert online and by posting information and carol lyric sheets through the doors of his neighbours.

December 26, 2020
Wrenbury Primary School wins national community honour

Wrenbury Primary School wins national community honour

Wrenbury Primary School has been crowned winner of the Community Award at the national Business Education Awards.

Delighted staff and children are celebrating after scooping the honour in recognition of a community project the school took part in with Wrenbury Medical Centre and Wrenbury Nursing Home.

December 7, 2020
New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

A community garden project in Nantwich to help improve health and well-being, has been given a cash boost from Cheshire East Council’s Covid Recovery Fund.

The Growing Health Community Garden Nantwich is coming to life on two empty allotment plots behind Brookfield Park in Nantwich.

October 14, 2020
Community people across Cheshire in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Community people across Cheshire in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Cheshire people serving their communities have received awards in the delayed Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

They include Graham Witter, who for the past seven years has raised huge amounts of money for a children’s hospice in memory of his sister.

October 10, 2020