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CEC paid out £37,000 of Covid-related support to fraudsters

CEC paid out £37,000 of Covid-related support to fraudsters

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East paid out more than £160 million in Covid-related support – and £37,000 has been identified as going to fraudsters.

Councils across the country fell victim to fraudulent claims related to the pandemic as they dealt with millions of pounds of government grants.

May 12, 2022
Reaseheath College “Class of 2020” enjoy belated graduation

Reaseheath College “Class of 2020” enjoy belated graduation

They have waited patiently for two years – and now Reaseheath College graduates of 2020 have finally celebrated!

The graduates marked their success from 2020 at a spectacular graduation ceremony in Chester Cathedral, after Covid prevented previous attempts.

May 11, 2022
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FEATURE: Interest Rates: How can it benefit the Stock Market?

Stock marketplaces are public markets for issuing and trading shares on the stock exchange.

Stocks, also referred to as equities indicate partial ownership in a company, and the stock market is a marketplace for investors to buy or sell these investable assets.

April 29, 2022
Nantwich Foodbank manager warning as food and energy costs rise

Nantwich Foodbank manager warning as food and energy costs rise

The manager of Nantwich Foodbank has issued a warning that rising food and energy costs is pushing more local families into poverty.

Damien Gear said they were anticipating a return to the huge numbers who needed the Foodbank during the first year of the pandemic in 2020.

April 22, 2022
Health chiefs “sorry” after Covid jab patients queue for hours in Nantwich

Health chiefs “sorry” after Covid jab patients queue for hours in Nantwich

Health chiefs have apologised after a pop-up Covid jab clinic in Nantwich left scores of elderly and vulnerable patients out in the cold for hours.

The pop-up clinic on Tuesday at St Mary’s parish hall was so popular, NHS staff struggled to cope.

April 21, 2022
Crewe vaccination site closes after more than 100,000 Covid jabs

Crewe vaccination site closes after more than 100,000 Covid jabs

By Jonathan White
A Covid vaccination centre set up in Crewe Honda showroom jabbed its last patient on Thursday (March 31).

A large section of the showroom on West Street has been used as a vaccination centre since January 2021 and has administered more than 100,000 jabs to people across Crewe and Nantwich.

April 6, 2022
CEC contacts Government over Covid pressure on schools

CEC contacts Government over Covid pressure on schools

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East has contacted Government education chiefs about the growing pressure on schools as teachers continue to pick up Covid from pupils.

Director of education Jacky Forster told the council’s children and families committee that Covid was having a bigger impact in primary than secondary schools at present.

March 28, 2022
Sharp rise in Cheshire East Covid cases prompts warning

Sharp rise in Cheshire East Covid cases prompts warning

A sharp rise in Covid cases in Cheshire East has prompted a warning from health officials.

Figures released on March 21 show the rate of positive cases in Cheshire East has risen to 843 per 100,000 population.

March 24, 2022
Covid cases falling among school children in Cheshire East

Covid cases falling among school children in Cheshire East

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Covid numbers are falling among schoolchildren but one Cheshire East school had 14 teachers off on one day, councillors were told.

Mark Bayley, head of service for education infrastructure, said the real hotspots for schools last week was in Congleton, parts of Macclesfield and in Wilmslow.

February 15, 2022
Covid among children in Cheshire East on rise again, says health chief

Covid among children in Cheshire East on rise again, says health chief

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Covid cases have started to rise again among schoolchildren in Cheshire East but the numbers are significantly lower than a few weeks ago.

And some schools are continuing to urge pupils to wear face coverings in classrooms, corridors and other communal areas.

January 27, 2022
FEATURE: How to create your own home gym

FEATURE: How to create your own home gym

Many people’s exercise habits have changed during COVID-19 and many have found that working out at home to be a great way to stay in shape.

This is why many people are now creating their own home gyms.

January 21, 2022
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Crewe vaccination centre celebrates 100,000 life-saving jabs

By Jonathan White
The Crewe Honda Centre vaccination centre has celebrated a year of giving life-saving jabs, with more than 100,000 administered.

The Crewe motorcycle dealership was transformed into a Covid vaccination centre last year and reaches the milestone of one year of operation on Sunday.

January 20, 2022
Latest walk-in Covid vaccine clinic being held in Nantwich

Latest walk-in Covid vaccine clinic being held in Nantwich

Anyone eligible for a COVID vaccination can have one at a walk-in clinic at Nantwich Civic Hall today (January 17).

Vaccines are available at the walk-in between 2pm and 7pm and today.

January 17, 2022