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Cheshire East given £2.2m for vulnerable families in winter

Cheshire East given £2.2m for vulnerable families in winter

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has been allocated £2.2m of government funding to help provide food and essentials for vulnerable households over winter.

The household support fund runs from October 6 to March 31, 2022.

October 19, 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
Cheshire East Council backs Home Office in supporting families fleeing Afghanistan

Cheshire East Council backs Home Office in supporting families fleeing Afghanistan

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they are supporting the Home Office in rehoming Afghan families fleeing their home country after the dramatic events of the past few days.

CEC says it will provide temporary accommodation for an undisclosed number of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country as US forces withdraw.

August 18, 2021
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Thousands of food and energy vouchers sent to CEC families for Easter

More than 22,000 supermarket and energy vouchers have been sent out to vulnerable children and families across Cheshire East – with more in the pipeline to cover the Easter school holiday.

The scheme has been coordinated by Cheshire East Council with schools, colleges, early years settings and other family support services.

March 24, 2021
CEC to send out more food and energy vouchers at half-term

CEC to send out more food and energy vouchers at half-term

Cheshire East Council bosses say they will distribute more food and energy vouchers to vulnerable children and families ahead of the February half term.

More than 11,000 vouchers have been distributed so far, funded from Cheshire East’s share of the government’s £170 million Covid Winter Grant Scheme launched in December last year.

February 10, 2021
Work on Meadowbrook Cemetery improvements complete, says Orbitas

Work on Meadowbrook Cemetery improvements complete, says Orbitas

Work to improve a South Cheshire cemetery which had caused upset among bereaved families, has been completed.

The project at Meadowbrook Cemetery in Crewe aimed to improve access to an area for cremated remains.

October 26, 2020
Nantwich Museum to be part of “Museums@Home 2020” event

Nantwich Museum to be part of “[email protected] 2020” event

Nantwich Museum will be among venues across the North West bringing children and families a day of online activities at their “[email protected] 2020” event on August 30.

July 19, 2020
Rise in homeless Cheshire families in temporary accommodation

Rise in homeless Cheshire families in temporary accommodation

By Stephen Topping
The number of homeless households in temporary accommodation across Cheshire has risen year-on-year, according to new Government figures.

December 24, 2019
Street Nantwich to open Christmas Day for struggling families

Street Nantwich to open Christmas Day for struggling families

Street restaurant in Nantwich is to open on Christmas Day to help families and children struggling to afford the celebrations.

Bosses at Street Nantwich, on Welsh Row, are now appealing for help to reach out to those families deserving of help.

December 21, 2016
Nantwich and Crewe families host students around the globe

Nantwich and Crewe families host students around the globe

Families in Nantwich and Crewe have been hosting students from across the globe.

More than 200 young people have travelled to the area to study at South Cheshire College for a taste of education in UK.

April 23, 2016
Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing weekend of 2016

Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing weekend of 2016

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for the first lambing weekend event of the year.

Spring has sprung in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first newborns of the season.

March 6, 2016
Nearly 600 Cheshire East “troubled” families targeted by Government

Nearly 600 Cheshire East “troubled” families targeted by Government

Almost 600 troubled families in Cheshire East are to be targeted by the Government as part of a new David Cameron initiative. The Government wants to transform the lives of 120,000 troubled families under the new £450million project.

December 16, 2011