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Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

A former teacher who runs the ‘Musical Moments’ franchise in Nantwich has been shortlisted in the 2018 E3 Business Awards.

Vicky Thornton has been running her interactive musical sessions in care homes across Nantwich, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent since 2016.

April 30, 2018
Nantwich children plan time capsule at site of new care home

Nantwich children plan time capsule at site of new care home

Children from a primary school in Nantwich donned their hard hats to visit a care home building site – where they are planning to bury a time capsule!

Pupils from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School visited the site of Barony Lodge Residential Care Home in Barony Road to get inspiration for artwork to place in the time capsule outside the home, which will be run by Sanctuary Care.

April 25, 2018
‘We Love 90s House Live’ concert in Nantwich to raise dementia appeal funds

‘We Love 90s House Live’ concert in Nantwich to raise dementia appeal funds

A ‘We love 90s House Live’ concert will be staged at The Studio Nightclub & Entertainment Venue in Nantwich in aid of a dementia charity.

The show, re-scheduled to take place on Friday May 4, will be free admission with donations to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

April 4, 2018
Wrenbury Nursing Home earns “Good” Care Quality Commission report

Wrenbury Nursing Home earns “Good” Care Quality Commission report

Staff at a nursing home near Nantwich have been praised by inspectors after turning it around in 18 months.

Wrenbury Nursing Home has received a “Good” inspection report from the Care Quality Commission, after inspectors said it “requires improvement” in its previous visit.

March 18, 2018
Wine tasting event at Richmond Village Nantwich to raise Dementia Appeal funds

Wine tasting event at Richmond Village Nantwich to raise Dementia Appeal funds

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is to stage a wine tasting event at Richmond Village in Nantwich to raise funds for the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

The event will be hosted by wine experts from Rodney Densem Wines, based in Nantwich.

February 15, 2018
Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is calling on residents to get crafty by supporting the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal with Forget-Me-Not Flower pins.

It is appealing to keen crafters of all ages to make the flowers in blue wool with yellow centres, which can be crocheted or knitted in minutes.

January 30, 2018
Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A Dementia Friendly Christmas Tea Dance helped raise hundreds of pounds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity at Leighton Hospital.

It was organised by Dementia Action Alliance at Beechmere in Crewe and refreshments were donated by Tesco Extra in Crewe.

December 31, 2017
Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners have approved a bid to turn the former Redsands children’s centre in Nantwich, into a specialised 71-bedroom dementia care village.

The buildings, in Willaston, will now have a new lease of life as a specialised centre of excellence in dementia care, with landscaped gardens and residential units.

November 9, 2017
Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

The former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich has been sold, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The centre, off Crewe Road, has been derelict for years, attracting vandalism and costing the council in maintenance and repairs.

August 9, 2017
Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

A show garden created by Nantwich students to support a charity appeal for Leighton Hospital has won a silver gilt medal at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The ‘Remember Me Garden’ is part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

July 22, 2017
Nantwich Museum launches new U3A exhibition and joins dementia campaign

Nantwich Museum launches new U3A exhibition and joins dementia campaign

A new U3A Photography exhibition has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The display, which runs until Saturday July 8, features photographic work of the Crewe & Nantwich U3A Photography Group inspired by a range of subjects.

June 8, 2017
Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Hospital staff in South Cheshire took part in the ‘Ride to Remember’ and helped raise more than £360 for a dementia-friendly garden.

Trust staff at Leighton Hospital, Victoria Infirmary, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre cycled on a stationary bike for 10 minutes.

February 11, 2017
Roy Tomlinson

Jury inquest into death of Nantwich pensioner Roy Tomlinson moved to May

An inquest into the tragic death of a dementia sufferer who wandered out of a Nantwich care home, will take place before a jury in May.

Roy Tomlinson, 83, died on February 4 last year after going missing from Brookfield House care home on Shrewbridge Road.

January 19, 2017