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Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Police, council and health bosses across Cheshire today urged residents to be “responsible” as “Freedom Day” marks the final easing of lockdown restrictions.

They say cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 are continuing to rise across Cheshire East, with 1,222 more cases in week up to July 8.

July 19, 2021
Flu vaccine uptake fears aired by Cheshire East health chiefs

Flu vaccine uptake fears aired by Cheshire East health chiefs

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East health chief has warned of a “challenging winter” amid fears Covid will result in lower resilience to flu.

Director of public health Dr Matt Tyrer said it was vital people got the message that they should be vaccinated for both conditions.

July 13, 2021
South Cheshire youth team wins league in Covid-hit season

South Cheshire youth team wins league in Covid-hit season

A South Cheshire youth team have been crowned champions after going through a Covid-hit season unbeaten in their league.

NAR Sports Under 12s won the South Cheshire FA Youth League ahead of 13 other sides who all made amazing efforts to complete the campaign disrupted by pandemic lockdowns.

July 13, 2021
Officer hit by Covid pedals from Nantwich to London for charity

Officer hit by Covid pedals from Nantwich to London for charity

A police officer from Nantwich has cycled from his home town to London in aid of charity – despite suffering long Covid!

Chris Buckley, an officer with the Regional Commercial Vehicle Unit at Cheshire Constabulary, pedalled to the capital to raise vital funds for Nantwich Foodbank.

July 13, 2021
Studio Nantwich nightclub boss prepares to reopen after lockdown

Studio Nantwich nightclub boss prepares to reopen after lockdown

A nightclub boss in Nantwich is preparing to open after what he described as a “tough 15 months” of lockdown closure.

Nigel Woodhouse, who runs Studio Nantwich on Castle street, will reopen the venue for dancing after being force to close due to the Covid pandemic.

July 6, 2021
Walk-in vaccination centres to open amid rise in Cheshire East cases

Walk-in vaccination centres to open amid rise in Cheshire East cases

Pop-up walk in vaccination centres will be available in South Cheshire next week as health chiefs continue to tackle the rising cases of Covid.

Walk-in vaccination clinics will be running in Crewe on Monday and Tuesday at Grand Junction Retail Park and Weston Road, run by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust.

July 3, 2021
Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East Virtual Pride is returning for its second year, with this year’s event taking place on Saturday August 14 from 2-6pm.

There will be a mix of interviews, music, competitions, performances and information supporting the LGBTQ+ community, with live presenters featuring throughout the day

June 26, 2021
Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

A mobile testing Covid unit for people without symptoms has opened at Nantwich Town FC’s ground.

It comes as Cheshire East continues to see a “dramatic” rise in cases of Coronavirus, says Cheshire East Council.

June 21, 2021
CEC Holiday activity fund for vulnerable children launched

CEC Holiday activity fund for vulnerable children launched

Cheshire East Council is to roll out its holiday activity fund for vulnerable children this summer, the authority says.

It follows the council’s roll-out of the government’s support package for vulnerable children and families placed at risk during the Covid pandemic.

June 18, 2021
Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Businesses across Nantwich and Crewe hit badly by the Covid pandemic have just days left to apply for the government’s Restart Grant.

The deadline for applications is June 30, and businesses can apply via the Cheshire East Council website.

June 18, 2021
Marbury Merry Days fair aerial view

Marbury Merry Days 2021 cancelled due to Covid

The annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair has been cancelled for 2021 due to Covid-19, writes Jonathan White.

The fair is organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council and would have taken place in the field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury.

June 16, 2021
Cheshire East identified as Covid-19 Enhanced Resource Area

Cheshire East identified as Covid-19 Enhanced Resource Area

Cheshire East has been identified as a ‘Enhanced Resource Area’ by the Government.

The move aims to help combat the rapid rise of the Delta (Indian) variant across the borough.

June 14, 2021
Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council has launched several mobile testing units following a rapid rise in Covid cases across the borough.

The units are being run in partnership with NHS Test and Trace.

June 11, 2021