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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
Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

Covid “Beer Hero” pubs in Cheshire celebrated by Eddisbury MP Timpson

A number of Cheshire pubs have been awarded “COVID Community Hero status” for their work to support local communities throughout the pandemic.

The award is supported by a cross-party group of beer-loving MPs, including Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson.

June 7, 2021
Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Nantwich residents and businesses are being warned by council chiefs to “not let their guard down” as Covid cases rise following the relaxing of step 3 restrictions.

The increase is mainly of the Delta variant affecting residents in the 10 to 39 age group, says Cheshire East Council.

June 5, 2021
Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

A popular pub in Nantwich has had to close for seven days after staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

Bosses at The Boar’s Head in Walgherton said the closure was the “responsible and professional” decision to take.

June 3, 2021
Cheshire East health chiefs appeal for more Covid self testing

Cheshire East health chiefs appeal for more Covid self testing

Health chiefs in Cheshire East have appealed for more residents to self test for Covid after containing a cluster of cases in the borough.

They say a recent outbreak in the Handforth area has highlighted the part local residents can play in fighting the virus through regular symptom-free testing.

May 30, 2021
South Cheshire businessmen set up Covid vaccination centre in Willaston

South Cheshire businessmen set up Covid vaccination centre in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Two South Cheshire business friends have teamed up to open a second Covid vaccination centre.

Roger Morris, who runs Crewe Honda Centre motorcycle dealership, and pharmacy owner Raj Patel are opening the second centre at the Masonic Hall in Willaston.

May 18, 2021
Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital teams are celebrating after reaching the milestone of administering 40,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Its vaccination centre opened on December 29 with the aim to vaccinate 7,000 people, including frontline healthcare workers and priority groups.

May 13, 2021
Cheshire East “Swab Squad” pilots rapid testing advice in supermarkets

Cheshire East “Swab Squad” pilots rapid testing advice in supermarkets

Cheshire East Council’s “Swab Squad” is piloting a new rapid testing service across the borough.

The “Swab Squad” is a team which aims to support residents and local business with Covid-19 testing.

May 11, 2021
Dealership boss crowned “Local Legend” for Covid vaccination gesture

Dealership boss crowned “Local Legend” for Covid vaccination gesture

A motorcycle dealer in Crewe has been crowned “Local Legend” for turning his showroom into a Covid vaccination centre which has helped thousands visit for their jabs.

Roger Morris allowed a large part of his Crewe Honda Centre site on West Street to be converted into a vaccination centre.

April 26, 2021
Nantwich “Covid” heroes honoured in town council awards

Nantwich “Covid” heroes honoured in town council awards

Nantwich “Covid” heroes have been honoured at a town council awards event to hail those who have gone the extra mile to help during the pandemic.

The awards were staged in place of the annual Mayor’s Salt of the Earth awards which have been on hold for two years due to the pandemic.

April 19, 2021
Cheshire East Council libraries reopen after lockdown

Cheshire East Council libraries reopen after lockdown

Cheshire East Council’s libraries including Nantwich have reopened in line with the next stage of the government’s roadmap.

Sixteen of the council’s libraries have opened their doors again and have done so with full Covid-safe restrictions in place.

April 14, 2021
Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Pubs and restaurants in Nantwich have been adapting their premises to take advantage of “outdoor” reopening of hospitality from today (April 12).

Venues can now serve drink and food to customers outside under the latest stage of the Government’s roadmap out of the Covid pandemic lockdown.

April 12, 2021