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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
Cheshire East funerals adapt to Coronavirus “social distancing” measures

Cheshire East funerals adapt to Coronavirus “social distancing” measures

Cheshire East council says it has implemented new measures set by the new Coronavirus Act to ensure funerals can continue for bereaved families.

April 28, 2020
Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

An Audlem organisation has been awarded funding by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner as it is helping vulnerable people during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Audlem and District Community Action (ADCA) has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities Express Grant Fund to offer a befriending and food delivery service to people.

April 23, 2020
New satellite COVID-19 testing centre opens at Leighton Hospital

New satellite COVID-19 testing centre opens at Leighton Hospital

A new satellite testing centre is now open at Leighton Hospital for swab testing a wider group of key workers showing signs of Coronavirus.

The centre will also be available to key workers living in a household with others who have symptoms.

April 22, 2020
Residents can report lockdown “rule breakers” on new Cheshire Police web page

Residents can report lockdown “rule breakers” on new Cheshire Police web page

By Jonathan White
Residents in Nantwich can report COVID-19 lockdown “rule breakers” on a new website launched by Cheshire Police.

The force is asking people to let them know about possible breaches of current lockdown regulations introduced to stop the spread of the virus.

April 20, 2020
Cheshire health chiefs “humbled” by public response to PPE shortage

Cheshire health chiefs “humbled” by public response to PPE shortage

NHS bosses across Cheshire say they have been “humbled” by the public response to providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline staff dealing with the COVID-19 virus.

They have been flooded with offers of help to supply or make gowns, gloves, visors and masks amid a shortage for hospital and care staff dealing with coronavirus patients.

April 19, 2020
North West Ambulance Service paramedic dies after contracting COVID-19

North West Ambulance Service paramedic dies after contracting COVID-19

A paramedic working for North West Ambulance Service which covers Nantwich, Crewe and surrounding areas, has died from COVID-19.

The service issued a statement announcing the death “of a very dear colleague” after they contracted Coronavirus.

April 19, 2020
Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

A Nantwich company has appealed for 3D printers so they can expand their production of face shields for NHS staff on the COVID-19 pandemic frontline.

Gateway Electronic Components, on Beam Heath Way, has have started 3D printing face shields to help in the crisis and is running machines 24 hours a day.

April 15, 2020
South Cheshire residents stay indoors despite hot Easter weather

South Cheshire residents stay indoors despite hot Easter weather

By Jonathan White
The vast majority of people are staying indoors and following Government guidance despite warm Easter weather in South Cheshire.

Good Friday and Easter Saturday yesterday saw the warmest weather of the year so far.

April 12, 2020
£1 million “coronavirus” campaign launched by Cheshire Community Foundation

£1 million “coronavirus” campaign launched by Cheshire Community Foundation

A major campaign has been launched in Cheshire to raise £1 million to provide vital support to vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The appeal is a partnership involving Cheshire Community Foundation working with Steve Morgan Foundation.

April 9, 2020
South Cheshire charity appeals for help to survive COVID-19 crisis

South Cheshire charity appeals for help to survive COVID-19 crisis

A charity at the heart of the South Cheshire community for many years has issued a plea for help as income streams dry up because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Selling recycled furniture and running a café have helped fund charitable activities from St Paul’s Centre in Crewe for more than 30 years.

April 7, 2020