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Bentley Motors to let 1,000 workers go, unconfirmed reports suggest

Bentley Motors to let 1,000 workers go, unconfirmed reports suggest

Bentley Motors in Crewe are planning to let up to 1,000 workers go from the South Cheshire plant, according to unconfirmed reports tonight.

ITV are reporting that the car plant’s 4,200 staff will be briefed tomorrow (June 5) on a “voluntary release program”.

June 4, 2020
Photo competition launched by Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary

Photo competition launched by Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary

Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club has launched a photographic competition to raise money for local charities impacted by Covid 19.

June 2, 2020
Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

A South Cheshire childminder has made use of time in lockdown – by writing and publishing a children’s book in aid of charity.

Hannah Malley, 23, has been unable to work due to the pandemic restrictions.

May 31, 2020
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club re-opens after COVID-19 lockdown

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club re-opens after COVID-19 lockdown

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club has reopened its doors to members after the Government eased lockdown restrictions on outdoor leisure.

The action has returned to the club on Church Lane in Wistaston, albeit in a slightly different manner.

May 26, 2020
Willaston student produces fund-raising booklet of photos

Willaston student produces fund-raising booklet of photos

By Jonathan White
A Graphic design student from Willaston has produced a fund-raising booklet of local photographs.

Charles Brazier, 20, is a student on a Graphic Communication course at Birmingham City University.

May 24, 2020
Crewe-Nantwich Greenway

Only 2% cycle to work in Cheshire East, data shows

Just 2.2% of people in the Cheshire East area cycle on their way to work just once a week, according to latest figures.

And only 1.1% cycle every day on their journey to work, while fewer than 17% of people take part in cycling of any kind once a month.

May 21, 2020
South Cheshire basks in sunshine on hottest day of 2020

South Cheshire basks in sunshine on hottest day of 2020

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire basked in 26C sunshine yesterday (May 20) as the UK enjoyed temperatures even warmer than Marbella on the hottest day of the year so far.

The hot weather was a test of the new lockdown measures after Boris Johnson announced that English residents can now spend as much time as they like outside – as long as social distancing is observed.

May 21, 2020
Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Leighton Hospital, Cheshire Police and Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan have launched a “certificate” scheme to reward youngsters staying home during lockdown.

May 17, 2020
Appeal for Cheshire East foster parents amid rise in children in care

Appeal for Cheshire East foster parents amid rise in children in care

An appeal has been issued to boost the number of foster carers in Cheshire East, amid fears more children will need care after the pandemic “lockdown”.

There are 534 cared for children in the borough and official say “there may be more children needing our support when lockdown ends”.

May 15, 2020
EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

Dear Reader,

It has been more than six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package of support for your community news site.

May 12, 2020
Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Two volunteers have been hailed heroes by residents at the Lyme Wood Grange Retirement Living development in Audlem.

For Molly Hodges and Ralph Warburton have been supplying with their groceries, fresh fruit and
vegetables and their medicines throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.

May 12, 2020
South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston photographer is using her expertise to raise money for charity.

Steph Longley, of SL Photography, specialised in taking pictures of newborn babies, children and families.

May 11, 2020
617 lockdown “breaches” probed by police across Crewe and Nantwich

617 lockdown “breaches” probed by police across Crewe and Nantwich

Police have investigated 617 reports of lockdown “breaches” across Crewe and Nantwich, it emerged today.

And Chief Insp Simon Newell, head of the Crewe LPU which covers Nantwich, revealed 33 fixed penalty fines had been issued in that time.

May 6, 2020