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Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East Council has been given a share of £63 million of emergency funding to support groups helping people struggling to afford food and other essentials due to Covid-19.

August 25, 2020
NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

Protesters are planning a demonstration in Nantwich town centre calling for better pay nurses and allied health care workers.

The protest on August 30 is being organised by the “United We Stand Divided We Fall” group which recently held demonstrations in Liverpool and other UK cities.

August 15, 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 COVID-19 survivor raises funds for Leighton Hospital life savers

Nantwich COVID-19 survivor raises funds for Leighton Hospital life savers

An 80-year-old coronavirus survivor from Nantwich is raising money for the hospital that ‘saved her life’ – by completing a track race in her wheelchair.

August 4, 2020
Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary produce pandemic e-booklet

Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary produce pandemic e-booklet

Members of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary have produced an e-booklet describing their experiences of working in or being helped by NHS during the pandemic.

The idea was started by Pat Harborth, a Friend of Rotary, and she gathered friends and family to contribute to the e-booklet.

July 31, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Nominate local heroes for “National Lottery Award”

READER’S LETTER: Nominate local heroes for “National Lottery Award”

Dear Editor,
The 2020 National Lottery Awards are now open for entries.

This year the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery funded projects will, for the first time, honour individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community – especially those who have adapted during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

July 29, 2020
Cheshire East Council to restart FlexiLink and Shopmobility services

Cheshire East Council to restart FlexiLink and Shopmobility services

Cheshire East Council is to restart its FlexiLink bus and Shopmobility services from August 3.

There will be new safety measures and restrictions to ensure the risks of spreading Covid-19 are minimised.

July 24, 2020
New COVID-19 “Outbreak Response Group” formed in Cheshire

New COVID-19 “Outbreak Response Group” formed in Cheshire

Leaders from across Cheshire have formed an “Outbreak Response Co-ordination Group” to combat the continuing threat from Covid-19.

It aims to provide an effective response across all four council areas with the police, NHS, and business leaders.

July 21, 2020
Two Nantwich firms make COVID-19 tests for employers and patients

Two Nantwich firms make COVID-19 tests for employers and patients

Two Nantwich businesses have worked together to make COVID-19 tests available to employers and cancer patients.

Rare Earth Digital has designed a custom-built portal which sits behind Everything Genetic Limited’s vital COVID-19 testing services.

July 19, 2020
Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

The NHS in Cheshire is urging people to contact their doctor if they have had a cough for more than three weeks.

The plea was made by hospital respiratory teams, GPs and NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

July 18, 2020
Nantwich Players present first “live stream” production

Nantwich Players present first “live stream” production

By Claire Faulkner
Theatre lovers who have missed out on live shows in lockdown can tune in to Nantwich Players for a first “live stream” production.

The group will present one of the first live-stream productions post Covid-19 from an amateur theatre organisation in the UK this Friday, July 17.

July 16, 2020
COVID-19 local outbreak plans launched by Cheshire East Council

COVID-19 local outbreak plans launched by Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East Council has published its plans on how it would handle local outbreaks of Covid-19 virus.

The plan is part of the Government’s national Covid-19 test, trace, contain and enable recovery strategy.

July 6, 2020
Cllr Sam Corcoran

Cheshire East leaders slam Government funding as “wholly inadequate”

Cheshire East Council leaders have criticised as “wholly inadequate” a government funding package to help councils hit by COVID-19 costs.

Leader and Deputy Leader Cllr Sam Corcoran and Cllr Craig Browne said most of the £27 billion headlining the announcement had already been delivered to businesses in grants.

July 5, 2020