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Pandemic volunteers celebrated at Wybunbury village event

Pandemic volunteers celebrated at Wybunbury village event

Nearly 40 volunteers were celebrated at an event in Wybunbury as they were toasted for their efforts during the Covid pandemic.

The volunteers met up over drinks and hot buffet supper to share their experiences of supporting vulnerable residents across local communities.

November 15, 2021
CEC seeks residents’ views for parks and green spaces

CEC seeks residents’ views for parks and green spaces

Cheshire East Council is seeking the views of residents to update its municipal parks strategy.

Parks and green spaces have become more integral to our daily lives in improving mental and physical health and wellbeing.

November 3, 2021
FEATURE: Top tips for any digital entrepreneur

FEATURE: Top tips for any digital entrepreneur

Despite the whirlwind of the impact that the pandemic has had on companies, new research reveals that almost 20,000 entrepreneurs started new tech businesses in the UK last year according to Government figures – the equivalent to a new business created every half hour in 2020!

October 26, 2021
Nantwich Spooktacular returns after pandemic year off

Nantwich Spooktacular returns after pandemic year off

Nantwich Spooktacular returns this Halloween after organisers were forced to cancel the event last year because of the pandemic.

This year marks the 13th anniversary of the event which takes place on Saturday October 30 at Nantwich Show Ground, at Dorfold Park.

October 7, 2021
Award-winning sandwich shop in Nantwich to close

Award-winning sandwich shop in Nantwich to close

An award-winning sandwich shop in Nantwich is having to close down because of the pandemic, owners revealed today.

Bloom & Bo, on Pillory Street, will close its doors for the final time on Saturday (September 18).

September 15, 2021
Car parking income for CEC drops by £3 million in lockdown

Car parking income for CEC drops by £3 million in lockdown

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Car parking income in Cheshire East was down by more than £3 million last year compared to the previous year because of the pandemic.

Cheshire East suspended parking charges between March 27 and June 15 last year because of Covid-19.

September 5, 2021
CEC saves £920,000 on staff mileage claims due to Covid pandemic

CEC saves £920,000 on staff mileage claims due to Covid pandemic

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council saved more than £920,000 on staff mileage claims in 2020/21 because of the Covid pandemic.

Figures released by the council in a report to the corporate policy committee reveal mileage claimed by staff in the 2020 calendar year was down by 41% compared to 2019, with over 1.2 million fewer miles being claimed.

September 1, 2021
37% rise in Cheshire East households applying for council tax support

37% rise in Cheshire East households applying for council tax support

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A massive 37% more working age households applied for council tax support in Cheshire East during the pandemic.

In May 2019, 9,306 working age households applied for the support.

July 8, 2021
Motherwell Cheshire charity sees counselling demand rise 25%

Motherwell Cheshire charity sees counselling demand rise 25%

The Motherwell Cheshire charity is calling for support after experiencing a 25% increase in demand for counselling help.

The charity offers educational services, holistic therapies and mental health support, to promote positive health and wellbeing to women across Cheshire.

July 8, 2021
FEATURE: What types of franchises can be run from home?

FEATURE: What types of franchises can be run from home?

Are you currently working from home and dreaming of running your own business from it?

Have you recently returned to the office and hanker after being your own boss running a home-based company?

June 30, 2021
Marbury Merry Days fair aerial view

Marbury Merry Days 2021 cancelled due to Covid

The annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair has been cancelled for 2021 due to Covid-19, writes Jonathan White.

The fair is organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council and would have taken place in the field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury.

June 16, 2021
WHAT’S ON: Scarecrow Festival at Cheshire’s Tatton Park

WHAT’S ON: Scarecrow Festival at Cheshire’s Tatton Park

Tatton Park is staging its annual Scarecrow Festival this half-term week.

This year it is dedicated to inspiring individuals and local heroes during the coronavirus pandemic.

June 2, 2021
Fans urged to join Nantwich Town FC “The 200 Club”

Fans urged to join Nantwich Town FC “The 200 Club”

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town supporters are urged to become members of the 200 Club and help the club survive through the crippling pandemic.

It aims to provide regular financial support for the club and at the same time those in it have a chance to win up to £400 every month.

April 22, 2021