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Supermarket and fuel vouchers for struggling Cheshire East residents

Supermarket and fuel vouchers for struggling Cheshire East residents

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Supermarket and fuel vouchers are to be included in an emergency assistance scheme to support Cheshire East residents struggling to feed families and heat homes.

The scheme was set up by Cheshire East in April 2013 to support vulnerable people facing immediate hardship, following a crisis or disaster, to prevent homelessness, to keep families together and safeguard vulnerable people.

March 7, 2022
Secretary of State opens new £15m emergency department at Leighton Hospital

Secretary of State opens new £15m emergency department at Leighton Hospital

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid today (February 16) officially opened a new two-storey accident and emergency department at Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton, secured Government funding last year to reconfigure and expand emergency care services.

February 16, 2022
flooding in Nantwich

Nantwich Town Council to set up Climate Change Working Party

Councillors in Nantwich are to create a Climate Change Working Party after declaring a Climate Emergency on behalf of the town.

Councillors say it is in recognition of the climate and environment crisis facing the world.

January 6, 2022
More people will need CEC emergency assistance scheme, councillors fear

More people will need CEC emergency assistance scheme, councillors fear

By Belinda Ryan
More people will need Cheshire East’s emergency assistance scheme to support their families once the £20 universal credit uplift ends, a councillor has said.

The scheme provides rent deposits, furniture, white goods and emergency food to vulnerable people facing immediate hardship following a crisis or disaster or to prevent homelessness and to keep families together.

September 10, 2021
Hundreds of Cheshire East families use emergency assistance scheme

Hundreds of Cheshire East families use emergency assistance scheme

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Nearly 700 vulnerable households were helped by Cheshire East Council’s emergency assistance scheme as they struggled to keep their families fed and a roof over their heads.

Figures released by the council show 1,284 claims were made for assistance under the scheme in the financial year 2020/21.

September 1, 2021
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Children’s Emergency Care Appeal’

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Children’s Emergency Care Appeal’

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity has launched a Children’s Emergency Care Appeal to provide a new unit for children needing emergency medical care.

Charity organisers want to provide a “calming, child-friendly environment we can help to relax and distract children of all ages so that their experience is the best that it can be”.

May 24, 2021
Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work is now underway on a new multi-million pound project to expand Leighton Hospital’s Emergency Department.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, received government funding last year to reconfigure and expand emergency care services.

February 12, 2021
Leighton Hospital emergency department set for expansion

Leighton Hospital emergency department set for expansion

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital’s emergency department could soon expand by more than 4,000 square metres.

Health chiefs have submitted a planning application to add a two-storey modular extension to the site’s accident and emergency department, which will be installed in the car park.

February 1, 2021
Readers’ Letters: Public services in Nantwich need support

Readers’ Letters: Public services in Nantwich need support

Dear Editor
I want to write a short letter in favour of public services in my area.
All my life I have lived around Nantwich.

November 29, 2019
Shoppers help Leighton Hospital buy toys for poorly children

Shoppers help Leighton Hospital buy toys for poorly children

A supermarket has donated more than £350 to Leighton Hospital emergency department to buy new toys for Nantwich children being treated there. Customers at Asda in Crewe selected the department as part of the supermarket’s “Chosen By You” initiative.

December 13, 2012