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Police Crime Commissioner secures £300K for victims’ organisations in Cheshire

Police Crime Commissioner secures £300K for victims’ organisations in Cheshire

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner has secured grants for organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence through the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 4, 2020
Barony Park play area to reopen in Nantwich on July 6

Barony Park play area to reopen in Nantwich on July 6

Barony Park play area in Nantwich is among 15 run by Cheshire East Council which will re-open on July 6 as lockdown restrictions ease further.

Along with Queens Park in Crewe, the Barony will be open again for families and children with measures in place to make them as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 2, 2020
Cllr Mick Warren

Cheshire East Council launches Covid-19 community response and recovery fund

Cheshire East Council has today (June 29) launched the Covid-19 community response and recovery fund.

It aims to support voluntary, community and faith organisations who offer essential help to residents during the pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Cheshire East Council is facing a massive £41 million budget shortfall this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new statistics revealed today.

And it could be one of many authorities considering a S114 notice – which effectively declares those authorities bankrupt.

June 25, 2020
Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

A Nantwich volunteer has been among vital charity staff who have stepped in to help Christie patients during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Staff at the charity wanted to help cancer patients directly and so were allocated to a variety of different roles across the hospital.

June 24, 2020
Cheshire East Council restarts marriages and births services

Cheshire East Council restarts marriages and births services

Cheshire East Council is restarting two key family services – registration of births and notices of marriage and civil partnerships.

Both services were temporarily halted by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

June 18, 2020
Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

A Leighton Hospital nurse has penned a poem which pleads for people to take COVID-19 seriously.

Jenny Howarth said she felt compelled to write the poem as she felt more people were ignoring Government guidance on staying indoors and social distancing.

June 16, 2020
Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Residents in South Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant following a 22% rise in fraud offences since lockdown began.

Cheshire Police are investigating a variety of fraud offences reported including online shopping scams, fraudulent emails, hoax text messages, cold callers and even fraudulent pet sales.

June 5, 2020
Photo competition launched by Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary

Photo competition launched by Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary

Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club has launched a photographic competition to raise money for local charities impacted by Covid 19.

June 2, 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
Nantwich Market to undergo “phased” re-opening, councillors told

Nantwich Market to undergo “phased” re-opening, councillors told

Nantwich Market is to undergo a “phased” re-opening as lockdown restrictions ease, Nantwich Town Council was told.

Councillors and traders are hoping to be back in the market hall under Government plans to allow “non essential” shops to re-open in June.

May 29, 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