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Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council has warned the number of Covid-19 cases could see the borough facing further strict restrictions when the national lockdown ends.

However, in the past week cases in the area have dropped from 248 new cases per 100,000 people to 191 per 100,000, according to the latest stats.

November 20, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

Dear Editor,
The UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) needs the support of the local community now more than ever.

Following the Government’s announcement of a second lockdown, we were forced to close our shops in the North West until Thursday December 3.

November 19, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Support Age UK’s eBay shop in lockdown

READER’S LETTER: Support Age UK’s eBay shop in lockdown

Dear Editor,
With another national lockdown in place, Age UK has sadly had to close the doors of its 250 charity shops across the country for a second time.

But some good news is there’s still a way for locals in the North West to bag themselves a bargain and support older people most in need whilst their nearest Age UK shop is closed.

November 17, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea to readers to support Nantwich businesses

READER’S LETTER: Plea to readers to support Nantwich businesses

Dear Editor
Wherever possible I implore your readership to please continue to support small businesses during England’s second national lockdown.

This may be via click & collect or delivery, takeaway services, buying gift cards, online classes, virtual markets, and shopping online.

November 10, 2020
Nantwich pubs, cafes and restaurants prepare for second lockdown

Nantwich pubs, cafes and restaurants prepare for second lockdown

By Jonathan White
Cafés, pubs, and restaurants across Nantwich are preparing for “lockdown 2” with many now offering takeaway services from tomorrow (November 5).

They plan to open in line with government guidelines for takeaway only during the new four-week lockdown due to end on December 3.

November 4, 2020
Nantwich Town offers “last” local sport for four weeks before lockdown

Nantwich Town offers “last” local sport for four weeks before lockdown

Sports fans in Nantwich are being urged to cheer on their local team – in the last local sport before lockdown bites again.

Although “Elite” sport such as the Premier League will continue, the Government insists grass-roots and non-league football has to stop for four weeks.

November 2, 2020
Cheshire leaders respond to new national lockdown restrictions

Cheshire leaders respond to new national lockdown restrictions

Leaders from councils and emergency services across Cheshire met today to discuss the impact the Government’s month-long lockdown will have on the county.

And they now plan to bring forward a localised test, trace and isolate system, to be fully operational at the end of the new lockdown period.

November 2, 2020
RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA has voiced fears a recession will bring “welfare catastrophe” for horses after responding to 84 horse incidents in Cheshire during lockdown.

The charity is bracing itself for an influx of sick and abandoned horses following the pandemic
that will cripple resources.

October 4, 2020
Father and daughter winners of Rotary photography contest

Father and daughter winners of Rotary photography contest

A father and daughter have been named winners of a “lockdown” photography competition run by Crewe and Nantwich Weaver rotary club.

Paddy McDevitt and his daughter Luna won the contest which was organised to raise money and have some fun while supporting charities impacted by Covid-19.

September 15, 2020
Hope House Children’s Hospice reopens in Nantwich

Hope House Children’s Hospice reopens in Nantwich

Hope House Children’s Hospice has today reopened its Nantwich shop following its temporary closure during lockdown.

The move comes after new working practices were brought in to make the shop safe for customers, staff and volunteers.

September 10, 2020
Hundreds of laptops given to vulnerable Cheshire East children in lockdown

Hundreds of laptops given to vulnerable Cheshire East children in lockdown

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Vulnerable children in Cheshire East were given hundreds of laptops from the Government during the coronavirus lockdown, new figures reveal.

The Department for Education provided 200,000 devices to local authorities and school trusts between May and July to help children access remote learning while schools were closed.

September 9, 2020
Wistaston primary school teacher helps parents in lockdown

Wistaston primary school teacher helps parents in lockdown

By Jonathan White
A primary school supply teacher from Wistaston has been helping parents during coronavirus lockdown – by reading children’s stories broadcast live on Facebook!

September 7, 2020
Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Pupils, parents and staff in Cheshire East have been praised by education chiefs after figures showed attendance at fully open schools was more than 92%.

There were fears that many parents would continue to keep children off school amid the Coronavirus pandemic when classes restarted this week.

September 5, 2020