Post Tagged with: "COVID"

South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

A South Cheshire doctor says it’s more important than ever this year that those eligible for a free flu jab come forward and get one.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, stressed flu kills around 11,000 people every year in England and hospitalises thousands more.

September 29, 2020
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

Cheshire East not facing “imminent” lockdown despite rising infections, says Tory leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council opposition leader Janet Clowes says the borough is “not in a state of imminent change” regarding a potential local lockdown.

The Conservative Wybunbury councillor also welcomed the government’s local lockdown approach as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

September 29, 2020
Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Cheshire East residents are being urged to download the new NHS test and trace app.

The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app was launched yesterday (September 24).

September 25, 2020
Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Care home bed availability for elderly people in Cheshire East is under strain due to the Covid-19 pandemic, figures show.

Public Health England data shows there were just 9.8 care homes beds per 100 people aged 75 and over in Cheshire East at the end of March.

September 15, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council is unlikely to employ Boris Johnson’s Covid-secure “marshals” unless they are fully funded by Whitehall, says the authority.

The Prime Minister said last week that the so-called marshals would be used in towns and cities across the UK to help enforce the new ‘rule of six’ social distancing restrictions.

September 14, 2020
Nantwich Town hits £20,000 target to help survive pandemic

Nantwich Town hits £20,000 target to help survive pandemic

Generous donations from hundreds of people and local businesses have helped Nantwich Town raise £20,000 to help it survive the COVID pandemic.

Donations include £3,000 from Applewood Independent and another £1,000 from Everything Genetic Ltd.

August 23, 2020
Nantwich mums help children combat COVID anxiety with new book

Nantwich mums help children combat COVID anxiety with new book

Nantwich mums Rachel Sinden and Hannah Morgan have been bringing smiles back to children across the UK with a new picture book about children’s COVID anxiety.

June 30, 2020
Garden is perfect prescription for anxiety and isolation

Garden is perfect prescription for anxiety and isolation

By Jeremy Herbert
When all around is madness, go down to the garden and get your hands dirty.

That is a prescription that millions have turned to in this time of anxiety, uncertainty and isolation.

June 21, 2020
Laura Ashley store in Nantwich launches “closing down” sale

Laura Ashley store in Nantwich launches “closing down” sale

The Laura Ashley store in Nantwich is re-opening on June 20 – to launch its “closing down” sale.

The Station Road outlet is one of several in Cheshire which the British retail brand has confirmed will be closing.

June 18, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Thank You Schools in Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: Thank You Schools in Cheshire East

Dear Editor,
A huge thank you to all of our school teachers, assistants and governors who have worked hard to plan, prepare and organise classrooms, playgrounds and dinner halls into Covid friendly spaces.

June 16, 2020
Wistaston resident takes part in Covid Colour Challenge

Wistaston resident takes part in Covid Colour Challenge

By Jonathan White
Wistaston resident Diane Debens set up a ‘Covid Colour Challenge’ at her house during the pandemic lockdown.

For seven days in May, she put together a collection of different coloured materials and objects on each day of the week by going on a themed treasure hunt around her home.

June 2, 2020