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Covid lockdown impact on children’s mental health “significant”

Covid lockdown impact on children’s mental health “significant”

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Lockdown has had a significant impact on the mental health of children and young people in Cheshire East with as many as one in six needing support, a healthcare boss has said.

June 15, 2022
Young gymnasts tackle Snowdon to raise funds for local club

Young gymnasts tackle Snowdon to raise funds for local club

Four young gymnasts from Nantwich are to tackle climbing Snowdon to help raise funds for their local club.

Daisie, Izzy, Annabelle and Bella are members of the regional squad at Rising Phoenix Gymnastics club, on Gate Farm Enterprise Park near Nantwich.

January 30, 2022
Reaseheath students praised for lockdown fundraising for Make-A-Wish UK

Reaseheath students praised for lockdown fundraising for Make-A-Wish UK

Students and staff from Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich have been praised for raising funds for charity despite the challenges posed by Covid-19.

Members of Reaseheath’s Student Association handed a cheque for nearly £15,500 to children’s charity Make-A-Wish UK.

December 6, 2021
Nantwich grandmother pens children’s book during lockdown

Nantwich grandmother pens children’s book during lockdown

A Nantwich grandmother who penned her first book during Covid lockdown has successfully published it.

Amy Damatt, of Wellington Road, wrote the educational children’s story “A Puppy’s Tale by Rex” from the perspective of a rescued pup living with his owner and dogs of different ages and sizes.

December 2, 2021
Studio Nantwich nightclub boss prepares to reopen after lockdown

Studio Nantwich nightclub boss prepares to reopen after lockdown

A nightclub boss in Nantwich is preparing to open after what he described as a “tough 15 months” of lockdown closure.

Nigel Woodhouse, who runs Studio Nantwich on Castle street, will reopen the venue for dancing after being force to close due to the Covid pandemic.

July 6, 2021
People urged to sign up to Cheshire “Race for Life” events

People urged to sign up to Cheshire “Race for Life” events

People are being urged to look beyond lockdown and join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Cheshire.

The charity’s events are aiming to return to the region this summer and autumn but with socially distanced measures to keep participants safe.

June 29, 2021
Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Businesses across Nantwich and Crewe hit badly by the Covid pandemic have just days left to apply for the government’s Restart Grant.

The deadline for applications is June 30, and businesses can apply via the Cheshire East Council website.

June 18, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Help those who can’t see as lockdown eases

READER’S LETTER: Help those who can’t see as lockdown eases

Dear Editor
With lockdown restrictions easing, there is an understandable buzz of excitement in the air as people head outside to see loved ones and enjoy the warmer weather.

But we are hearing from many blind and partially sighted people who are anxious about public spaces becoming busier and have lost confidence in going outside after a year of Covid restrictions.

April 13, 2021
Aerial view of Nantwich town centre, pic by Jonathan White

Cheshire East Council prepares for reopening of town centres

Cheshire East Council says it is preparing for the reopening of town centres like Nantwich and urging businesses to access support available.

All non-essential retail will reopen from Monday April 12, as well as restaurants, bars and cafes for outdoor table service and hair and nail salons, libraries, and gyms.

April 7, 2021
Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich is to receive £75,324 in the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

The museum, off Coole Lane, Baddington, is one of around 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

April 6, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Support open local businesses as lockdown eases

READER’S LETTER: Support open local businesses as lockdown eases

Dear Editor,
Numerous Nantwich pubs, restaurants, and cafes with outdoor spaces can open for outdoor drinking and dining as lockdown continues to ease from Monday April 12.

April 6, 2021
Nantwich Town Ladies FC first team return to action as lockdown eases

Nantwich Town Ladies FC first team return to action as lockdown eases

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town Ladies first team will return to action when they play Stalybridge Celtic Ladies at The Optimum Pay Stadium on April 11.

It is hoped fans will be allowed back into the ground in the near future as part of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown.

March 30, 2021
Restart of Crewe Regional Sunday Leagues delayed, say officials

Restart of Crewe Regional Sunday Leagues delayed, say officials

The planned restart of the Crewe Regional Sunday football leagues has been delayed by at least a week.

With outdoor sports back underway after lockdown, the first Premier and Division One fixtures were expected to take place this coming weekend.

March 30, 2021