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Motoring: 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire for one parking space

Motoring: 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire for one parking space

A new study shows there is just one disabled parking space for every 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire.

The new data was unveiled as the new Blue Badge scheme was launched at the start of this month for people with hidden disabilities who are eligible for a permit.

September 9, 2019
Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Disabled staff at Mid Cheshire Hospitals are more likely to be harassed or abused in work than their non-disabled colleagues, new figures have revealed.

August 5, 2019
Nantwich parents urged to air views on CEC school transport plans

Nantwich parents urged to air views on CEC school transport plans

Nantwich parents are being urged to air their views on Cheshire East Council’s plans to change the way it funds school transport for those who need it.

Plans could include direct payments to eligible parents, only offering transport to pupils more than three miles from school, and changing its free transport policy for those with disabled parents.

October 17, 2017
Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

A disabled South Cheshire teenager has been presented with a specialist sit-to-stand wheelchair by footballing legend Bryan Robson and National Children’s Charity, The Boparan Charitable Trust.

Nina Collins, 18, has severe cerebral palsy affecting all four of her limbs.

April 25, 2017
M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

Staff at the M&Co store in Nantwich are to host a fashion show in aid of Riding for the Disabled Association.

The event takes place tomorrow (Wednesday March 22) from 7pm at the store on High Street.

March 21, 2017
Nantwich Mayor opens new disabled stand at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Mayor opens new disabled stand at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin has officially unveiled a new disabled stand at the Weaver Stadium.

The stand was funded by Nantwich Town Independent Supporters Association (NTISA).

February 16, 2016
Disabled Nantwich girl becomes Newlife Foundation circus star

Disabled Nantwich girl becomes Newlife Foundation circus star

A disabled Nantwich girl was head of the queue when Circus Starr rolled into Cheshire – thanks to the Newlife Foundation.

Mary Allen and her family were invited along to meet some of the acts in Macclesfield by the foundation.

September 11, 2015
Blue Badge plan unveiled for all 85-year-olds in Nantwich

Blue Badge plan unveiled for all 85-year-olds in Nantwich

All pensioners aged 85 or over in Nantwich could automatically be enrolled on the Blue Badge disabled persons’ parking scheme.

The new policy, revealed by Cheshire East Council, is being considered as they lobby ministers to amend current legislation.

May 30, 2015
Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Disabled Iain Fryatt has stunned experts by climbing the highest free-standing mountain in the world – in a wheelchair made in Nantwich!

Iain achieved a world first by reaching Uhuru Peak on Mt Kilimanjaro, a height of 5,895 metres, using the all-terrain Mountain Trike designed and built on Wybunbury Road in Walgherton.

November 3, 2014
Specialist tricycle donated to Cheshire Buddies youngsters in Shavington

Specialist tricycle donated to Cheshire Buddies youngsters in Shavington

A South Cheshire company has won an award for its fundraising efforts in the local community. The Up and Under Group established its own foundation to help raise cash for disabled youngsters.

June 25, 2013
Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

A charity fashion show is being staged in aid of disabled youngsters from Nantwich and Crewe. Bon Marche, in Crewe, are hosting the event tomorrow (Sept 13) to raise funds for the children’s adventure farm trust based in Altrincham.

September 12, 2012