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Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire Hospital has raised more than £400 for Cheshire Community Foundation’s COVID Appeal.

Staff raised £445 in total for the appeal which was launched earlier this year to support local charities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

November 21, 2020
Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council has warned the number of Covid-19 cases could see the borough facing further strict restrictions when the national lockdown ends.

However, in the past week cases in the area have dropped from 248 new cases per 100,000 people to 191 per 100,000, according to the latest stats.

November 20, 2020
Lumen festive lights display in Crewe postponed by Covid

Lumen festive lights display in Crewe postponed by Covid

Lumen festive lights display in Crewe has been postponed for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The month-long attraction will come back in 2021, say town councillors.

November 13, 2020
Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Highways teams have painted specially designed poppy markings across roads in Cheshire East to mark Remembrance Sunday.

The iconic poppies, including one outside Nantwich Civic Hall, have been painted in honour of the service and sacrifice provided by our Armed Forces, veterans and their families.

November 7, 2020
Remembrance Sunday in Nantwich to be live-streamed due to Covid restrictions

Remembrance Sunday in Nantwich to be live-streamed due to Covid restrictions

The annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service will not go ahead this weekend due to Covid restrictions, it has been announced.

The march and service at the Cenotaph in Nantwich town centre usually attracts hundreds of people.

November 5, 2020
Cheshire leaders respond to new national lockdown restrictions

Cheshire leaders respond to new national lockdown restrictions

Leaders from councils and emergency services across Cheshire met today to discuss the impact the Government’s month-long lockdown will have on the county.

And they now plan to bring forward a localised test, trace and isolate system, to be fully operational at the end of the new lockdown period.

November 2, 2020
Police investigate alleged spitting incident in Nantwich

Police investigate alleged spitting incident in Nantwich

Police want to trace an elderly man after an alleged spitting incident on Welsh Row which has left a Nantwich woman badly shaken.

Victim Sophie King said the man leaned in to her car window and “spat in my face several times” after she had asked him to move away.

October 30, 2020
Nantwich primary school uses Covid scanners on pupils

Nantwich primary school uses Covid scanners on pupils

A Nantwich school is checking every pupil’s temperature as they arrive in a bid to keep it Covid free.

Stapeley Broad Lane C of E Primary, in Broad Lane, is one of the first schools in the area to use stand-alone devices which scan the temperature of each pupil, staff member and visitor as they enter the building.

October 23, 2020
Nantwich pubs and restaurants to get Covid “Tier 2” grants, says Chancellor

Nantwich pubs and restaurants to get Covid “Tier 2” grants, says Chancellor

Pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues across Crewe and Nantwich could receive monthly grants of up £2,100, the Chancellor has announced today.

Rishi Sunak says the additional funding has now been earmarked for businesses in “Tier 2” (High Risk) areas such as Cheshire East.

October 22, 2020
39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

There have been 39 positive Covid cases in schools across Cheshire East, latest figures show.

And it has resulted in as many as 2,960 pupils and 123 staff having to self-isolate, says Cheshire East Council.

October 19, 2020
READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

Dear Editor,

It is time to end the lockdowns.

Anyone who wishes to isolate, whether because they are vulnerable or for other reasons, should be supported in doing so safely.

October 15, 2020
Brine Leas Sixth Form to close again with new Covid case

Brine Leas Sixth Form to close again with new Covid case

Brine Leas Sixth Form in Nantwich has been closed for the second time in a week after another positive Covid case.

The school said they have been informed of a positive Covid-19 case in one of its Year 13 students.

October 15, 2020
Health chiefs praise Cheshire GPs response to Covid crisis

Health chiefs praise Cheshire GPs response to Covid crisis

Health chiefs have praised the ongoing response of Cheshire’s GPs and practice staff to the challenge of Coronavirus.

And they have reiterated that general practice is very much “open for business” despite the resurgence of virus cases.

October 14, 2020