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40% rise in dementia patients in South Cheshire, latest figures show

40% rise in dementia patients in South Cheshire, latest figures show

The number of people diagnosed with dementia has risen by a staggering 40% in South Cheshire in just five years, latest figures show.

According to NHS data, there were 1,620 people registered with dementia in the South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group area in March this year.

December 28, 2019
Readers’ Letters: British Heart Foundation Christmas message

Readers’ Letters: British Heart Foundation Christmas message

Dear Editor
Whilst most people’s Christmas wish lists this year will consist of many-a-material good, I assure you that the Christmas wishes of thousands of people in the North West this year, look quite different.

December 23, 2019
The Flintstones head for Nantwich in 2CV charity challenge

The Flintstones head for Nantwich in 2CV charity challenge

The Flintstones will be rolling into Nantwich town centre this weekend as they take on the 2CV Challenge for charity.

Fred and Barney will be pulling their classic Citroën 2CV through the streets of Nantwich to raise awareness of the challenge in aid of Dementia UK.

October 16, 2019
Richmond Village Nantwich joined BBC Music Day to highlight dementia

Richmond Village Nantwich joined BBC Music Day to highlight dementia

Richmond Village in Nantwich took part in BBC Music Day to help a campaign to bring music to everyone in the UK living with dementia by 2020.

The retirement village held a classical music afternoon for residents and those living in the local community to enjoy an afternoon singing, sharing memories and raising awareness of dementia.

October 15, 2019
The Cat FM to stage charity shows at Crewe Lyceum

The Cat FM to stage charity shows at Crewe Lyceum

The Cat 107.9 FM is holding two charity fundraising performances at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month.

The Crewe and Nantwich community station will be staging Dance, Sing, Play supported by local artists and performers to raise money for two local charities on Saturday September 14.

August 30, 2019
Dementia Action Week to turn Nantwich “blue”

Dementia Action Week to turn Nantwich “blue”

Nantwich could be turned blue next year by supporters of Dementia Action Week.

The week, in May 2020, aims to raise awareness and sets out to have fun helping the town become more dementia friendly.

August 15, 2019
Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

A pioneering pilot study exploring the impact of creative workshops on those living with dementia at Belong Crewe care village has been hailed a huge success.

August 12, 2019
Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich events in August

Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich events in August

The Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich group are to stage two events in August in the town.

Firstly, on August 8 there will be a dementia friendly afternoon tea event held at Richmond Village Nantwich.

July 23, 2019
World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

London artist and filmmaker Suki Chan has completed a month-long residency at a South Cheshire dementia care village to help put together her latest art project.

Suki, whose work has been showcased worldwide from China to USA, spent the last month at Belong Crewe.

June 28, 2019
Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Staff at Marks and Spencer Simply Food in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £1,300 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals dementia appeal.

The team at the Beam Street store chose to support the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody” as their charity of the year for 2018/2019.

May 11, 2019
Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich to stage Action Day

Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich to stage Action Day

A campaign to tackle stigma and lack of understanding around dementia has been backed by Nantwich businesses and volunteers.

People from care providers, police, churches, Cheshire East Cheshire, Age UK, carers and local patient representatives have formed “Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich”.

April 25, 2019
Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Two concerts by Shires Symphonic Wind Orchestra have raised more than £1,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Everybody Knows Somebody dementia appeal.

The concerts were held in the Leighton Hospital Treatment Centre and a week later at St Andrew’s Church in Crewe.

April 7, 2019
Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity staff raised £2,000 from a‘Fashion and Fizz’ evening in Nantwich.

The event, at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium, saw 70 guests enjoy a full fashion show while sampling sparkling wines to raise funds for the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody’” dementia appeal.

March 30, 2019