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FEATURE: Everything you need to know when moving to Singapore

FEATURE: Everything you need to know when moving to Singapore

The decision to move to another country is a big one, but you can’t go far wrong by moving to Singapore.

This tropical Asian nirvana has become quite the destination for foreign ex-pats due to its job opportunities, quality of life, and picturesque scenery.

July 31, 2022
Dorfold Food and Drink Festival hailed a big success

Dorfold Food and Drink Festival hailed a big success

Families turned out in force to sample the delights of a new food festival in Nantwich over the weekend.

Dorfold Food and Drink Festival was hailed a ‘big success’ after attracting more than 3,000 visitors to sample all that was on offer including celebrity cookery demonstrations, live music and family entertainment.

July 26, 2022
Voting opens for 21st Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards

Voting opens for 21st Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards

Voting has opened for this year’s Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards.

The awards, which make a return after Covid-enforced break, celebrate the best restaurants, pubs, producers, and shops in Cheshire as voted by the public.

July 20, 2022
Masterchef 2022 celebrity to appear at Dorfold Food Festival

Masterchef 2022 celebrity to appear at Dorfold Food Festival

The region’s top chefs, including this year’s BBC MasterChef winner Eddie Scott, will take to the stage at a new Nantwich festival.

Final preparations are being made for the first Dorfold Food and Drink Festival taking place July 23-24, in the parkland off Chester Road.

July 8, 2022
Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Food waste and general recycling bins aren’t being collected in parts of Cheshire East because of the chaos caused by the A530 Middlewich Road closure, a councillor said.

Three councillors asked direct questions about the 80-week closure which is causing havoc for people trying to get to and from Leighton Hospital from the surrounding areas of Nantwich, Middlewich and Crewe.

May 30, 2022
Live music announced for new Dorfold Hall Food Festival

Live music announced for new Dorfold Hall Food Festival

Organisers of the new Dorfold Hall Food and Drink Festival in July have announced some of the live music acts to perform.

The event, on July 23-24, will take place on the site where Nantwich Show was staged for many years before it.

April 4, 2022
Nantwich group launch appeal to help Ukraine families and soldiers

Nantwich group launch appeal to help Ukraine families and soldiers

Volunteers and Nantwich Clinic have launched a fresh collection appeal for first aid and medical supplies for Ukrainian civilians and soldiers injured in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Supplies will be sent directly from Nantwich on Friday March 25 to Poland.

March 18, 2022
M&S has launched a new colleague app to revolutionise how it donates surplus food from stores to local charities. The new system aims to considerably increase the amount of surplus meals being locally redistributed to those in need, via the store’s charity partners.

12 February 2020

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M&S offers surplus food to community groups in Nantwich

M&S bosses are calling on Nantwich charities and community groups to join its food redistribution scheme.

M&S and Neighbourly, its food redistribution partner, are donating surplus food to good causes across South Cheshire.

December 13, 2021
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
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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
Cheshire College students provide 300 hampers for families in need

Cheshire College students provide 300 hampers for families in need

Cheshire College students have joined forces with businesses to support local learners and their families over the Christmas break.

They have pulled together more than 300 hampers full of essential food items and toiletries.

December 22, 2020
READER’S LETTER: What is happening to our waste?

READER’S LETTER: What is happening to our waste?

Dear Editor,

How many of us are putting our food waste into the green waste bins?

How much of our food waste is making its way to the new composter facility at Leighton?

December 5, 2020