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READER’S LETTER: Whatever you buy, please shop “independent”

READER’S LETTER: Whatever you buy, please shop “independent”

Dear Editor,
England continues to emerge after three months of coronavirus lockdown with Nantwich businesses including pubs, restaurants, and hairdressers reopening on Saturday July 4.
I implore your readership to support local businesses in this beautiful town.

July 6, 2020
Licencees meeting Civic Hall

Nantwich residents urged to be “responsible” as pubs set to reopen

Residents in Nantwich and Crewe are being urged to remain vigilant and “act responsibly” as pubs and restaurants reopen this weekend.

For the first time in more than 100 days, licensed premises across Cheshire will be reopening their doors to customers as lockdown restrictions ease further.

July 2, 2020
FEATURE: Will the UK’s bricks and mortar casinos survive pandemic?

FEATURE: Will the UK’s bricks and mortar casinos survive pandemic?

As we continue to deal with the conditions and effects of the coronavirus outbreak, we’re still seeing events and entertainment going virtual.

Around the world, sports leagues are beginning to start up without fans, as the only way to consume them is through television and streaming.

June 26, 2020
Armed Forces Day event in Crewe cancelled due to pandemic

Armed Forces Day event in Crewe cancelled due to pandemic

By Jonathan White
An ‘Armed Forces Day’ event scheduled to take place in Crewe has been cancelled due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis and social distancing measures.

The annual event honours service personnel from all branches of the Armed Forces as well as veterans.

June 24, 2020
FEATURE: How school students cope in lockdown as ‘work’ piles up?

FEATURE: How school students cope in lockdown as ‘work’ piles up?

With school doors shut to many and classrooms out of reach, how are students coping with the masses of school content yet to be taught?
Here, Brine Leas student Zack Sharp offers an insight into the impact lockdown has had on pupils like him.

June 23, 2020
Wistaston fashion graduate launches face masks enterprise

Wistaston fashion graduate launches face masks enterprise

A young fashion graduate from Wistaston is flat out making these trendy coronavirus face masks after her charity creations caught the eye!

Amy Peters, 21, graduated from her Fashion Design course at Liverpool John Moores University, just last year.

June 16, 2020
Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East Council is to reintroduce parking charges across Nantwich and the rest of the borough from Monday (June 15).

But the move has been criticised by Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, who has called for a rethink.

June 9, 2020
Cheshire Police warning over COVID-19 Track and Trace fraudsters

Cheshire Police warning over COVID-19 Track and Trace fraudsters

Cheshire Police have warned people to remain alert for scams during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

They warned of a growing trend of criminals taking advantage of the current Covid-19 crisis to defraud innocent people, including the new NHS Test and Trace service.

June 1, 2020
NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS in Cheshire is urging people not to allow coronavirus (COVID-19) to stop them getting the care they need.

The plea, by Dr Katherine Butler (pictured), clinical lead for cancer at NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, comes as figures from NHS England show A&E attendances in England falling to their lowest on record.

June 1, 2020
COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing Government for additional funding to meet the rising costs of COVID-19.

It comes as the council revealed the impact of Coronavirus could already be £60 million.

May 28, 2020
Nantwich scientist on COVID-19 testing frontline at Govt mega-lab

Nantwich scientist on COVID-19 testing frontline at Govt mega-lab

A scientist from Nantwich is one of a group of Cancer Research UK volunteers testing thousands of patient samples each day for coronavirus.

Sophie Richardson, 22, is based at the new Lighthouse Lab at Alderley Park in Cheshire, led by Medicines Discovery Catapult.

May 15, 2020
Dr Andrew Wilson

Cheshire GP urges residents to keep seeking treatment

A Cheshire GP and senior health boss is urging residents to keep seeking treatment.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out as part of a national drive to encourage people to continue to access care and treatment they need.

May 12, 2020
Cllr Mick Warren

CEC praises companies helping “shielded” residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Scores of companies which have helped “shielded” Cheshire East residents during the Coronavirus pandemic have been praised by council chiefs.

The NHS identified 1.5 million people most at risk of needing hospital treatment if they catch COVID-19 and who have been asked to stay at home for at least 12 weeks from being notified.

May 2, 2020