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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
Food vouchers available for crisis-hit families, says Cheshire East Council

Food vouchers available for crisis-hit families, says Cheshire East Council

Council chiefs say food vouchers are available for families in Crewe and Nantwich struggling to afford to feed their children during the pandemic.

Their pledge comes as the row deepens over MPs rejecting a proposal to extend free school meals until Easter.

October 24, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival to stage lockdown awards

Nantwich Food Festival to stage lockdown awards

Nantwich Food Festival will stage its popular annual awards this year with a lockdown twist.

For many years, local foodies have voted in their thousands in the Nantwich Food Awards to choose their favourite food and drink establishments, producers and retailers.

July 18, 2020
Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

Wistaston resident launches Coronavirus Isolation help Group

A big-hearted Wistaston resident has set up a “Coronavirus Isolation Help Group” for Wistaston, Crewe & Nantwich residents via Facebook.

March 16, 2020
New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

Families across Nantwich and Crewe will start receiving the new Cheshire East Council food caddies from January 6.

It’s part of the authority’s new food waste recycling service and will see caddies rolled out over the next six to eight weeks.

January 3, 2020
TV celebrity chef Nigel Slater in Crewe for final “Toast” performance

TV celebrity chef Nigel Slater in Crewe for final “Toast” performance

TV celebrity chef and food writer Nigel Slater will be in Crewe as the curtain rises for the final time on the play based on his memoir.

Author of bestselling books and presenter of TV shows, Slater has been the food columnist for The Observer for 25 years.

December 6, 2019
New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

A new food waste recycling service for Cheshire East residents will start in January 2020.

People will start to receive a small green food caddy from January 6.

November 30, 2019
Nantwich charities and groups team up with Aldi for donations

Nantwich charities and groups team up with Aldi for donations

Nantwich charities and community groups can register for food donations this Christmas Eve from local Aldi store.

Aldi launched its partnership with Neighbourly, a community engagement platform that links businesses to key charitable organisations, earlier this year.

November 8, 2019