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Carers of people with dementia offered support by St Luke’s Hospice

Carers of people with dementia offered support by St Luke’s Hospice

A new support service for local carers of people with dementia is being offered by St Luke’s Hospice in Cheshire.

Weekly Dementia Carers’ workshops at the hospice in Winsford will allow carers to meet others, share experiences and gain practical advice and support from nurses at the hospice.

June 21, 2022
Dementia sufferer missing near Nantwich found safe five miles away

Dementia sufferer missing near Nantwich found safe five miles away

A dementia sufferer who went missing from a holiday boat near Nantwich has been found safe and well.

The 74-year-old man was on holiday with family when he went missing from their canal boat moored on Shropshire Union Canal at Calveley near Nantwich.

July 14, 2021
Residents move into new specialist dementia village in Willaston

Residents move into new specialist dementia village in Willaston

The first residents have moved into a pioneering new village for people with dementia in Willaston on the site of the former Redsands children’s home.

Richmond Villages Willaston, off Crewe Road, has been inspired by a Dutch ‘household’ care model.

May 20, 2021
Volunteers turn Nantwich tree blue to mark Dementia Action Week

Volunteers turn Nantwich tree blue to mark Dementia Action Week

Volunteers of Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich are turning a town centre tree blue to mark Dementia Action Week.

They have decorated a tree outside St Mary’s Church in Nantwich in the colour blue, representing the Forget-Me-Not flower, the recognised symbol of Dementia Awareness.

May 17, 2021
Developers announce dementia care home plan in Shavington

Developers announce dementia care home plan in Shavington

Developers have unveiled plans for a 72-bedroom specialist dementia care home in Shavington.

The plans are for land off Gresty Road, led by Liberty Care Developments and Anavo.

February 28, 2021
Tributes to Nantwich market trader who retires after 30 years

Tributes to Nantwich market trader who retires after 30 years

Tributes have been paid to a Nantwich Market trader who has called it a day after 30 years working at the market.

Mary Faulkner has run a knitting stall in the market hall in the town since 1987.

August 9, 2020
Dementia Friendly Nantwich seeks more volunteers for Action Week

Dementia Friendly Nantwich seeks more volunteers for Action Week

Organisers of a scheme to turn Nantwich blue for Dementia Action Week are seeking more volunteers to help.

The Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich group are hoping to run the initiative during the Action Week on May 7-11.

March 14, 2020
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