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10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

Ten per cent of Cheshire East residents have ‘already’ had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran.

His comments come as it emerged health chiefs are looking into opening a mass Covid-19 vaccination centre for Cheshire.

January 22, 2021
Expansion of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out across Cheshire

Expansion of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out across Cheshire

Sixteen new GP-led COVID-19 vaccination services are set to start vaccinating people across Cheshire in the first weeks of 2021.

They include one in Nantwich, two in Crewe, and in other towns including Alsager, Middlewich, Congleton and Macclesfield.

January 4, 2021
Healthcare worker at home visit

Cheshire East urges care home visitors to be patient with staff

Cheshire East Council chiefs are urging people visiting relatives to work with care home staff and protect vulnerable residents.

Some care homes in the borough remain closed to visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

December 13, 2020
Matt Tyrer

Cheshire East Public health chief urges patience over vaccine roll out

Cheshire East Council’s Director of Public Health has urged residents to be patient as the Covid-19 vaccine roll out gets underway.

The much-anticipated vaccine began to be issued this week to the most vulnerable groups as well as frontline care workers.

December 11, 2020
Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire Police chiefs have praised the public and their officers in following and enforcing Covid-19 laws.

Superintendent Julie Westgate’s comments come after  it emerged not a single £10,000 fine had been dished out by the force.

December 9, 2020
Willaston families benefit from charity’s Covid relief fund

Willaston families benefit from charity’s Covid relief fund

A charity has handed out a vital £1,600 of funds to families in the village of Willaston as part of a Covid relief fund.

Wybunbury United Charities and the Sarah Jane Wood Charity has awarded a total of £1,600 to households struggling financially as a result of the pandemic.

November 28, 2020
CEC extends Covid-19 community response and recovery fund

CEC extends Covid-19 community response and recovery fund

Cheshire East Council has extended its community response and recovery fund to support local organisations through with grants up to £20,000.

The Covid-19 community response and recovery fund was launched to support not-for-profit organisations to adapt to new ways of offering support to communities.

November 8, 2020
St Luke’s Hospice to run “Light Up A Life” event online

St Luke’s Hospice to run “Light Up A Life” event online

St Luke’s is inviting people to remember the life of a loved one by dedicating a light in their memory at the Hospice’s “Light up a Life” service.

The annual service, normally attended by hundreds of supporters, will be held online due to Covid-19.

November 1, 2020
Cheshire East residents urged “don’t travel” to other boroughs

Cheshire East residents urged “don’t travel” to other boroughs

Residents across Cheshire East are being urged by council bosses to limit their journeys to other boroughs “unless the journey is necessary”.

The advice comes as new Covid-19 restrictions bite harder and latest Cheshire East figures show 668 positive cases in seven days to October 13.

October 17, 2020
Eight Cheshire East care homes have Covid-19 outbreaks

Eight Cheshire East care homes have Covid-19 outbreaks

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Eight care homes in Cheshire East are experiencing coronavirus outbreaks, councillors have been told.

The figure was revealed at CEC’s health and adults social care and communities scrutiny committee, where an “outbreak” is classed as “two or more related cases amongst staff and residents”.

October 10, 2020
Wistaston school sends home year group amid pupil’s positive Covid test

Wistaston school sends home year group amid pupil’s positive Covid test

A primary school in Wistaston has had to send a whole year group home to isolate after one pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

Staff at Wistaston Church Lane Academy acted swiftly and all pupils in Year One are now having to isolate at home for 14 days.

October 7, 2020
Covid-19 Local Testing Site in Crewe open to pre-booked appointments

Covid-19 Local Testing Site in Crewe open to pre-booked appointments

A new walk-through Covid-19 testing site in Crewe is now open to pre-booked appointments.

The semi-permanent site, known as a Local Testing Site (LTS), is on Chester Street car park and offers bespoke walk-through appointments.

October 7, 2020
Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

Five-year-old’s Snowdon climb in aid of village school in Nantwich

A big-hearted Nantwich boy is climbing up Snowdon with his dad to help raise hundreds of pounds for his village school.

Five-year-old Jack McIntyre wanted to help raise money for the Friends of Acton School PTA.

September 23, 2020