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Kitchen design trends and styles popular this year

Kitchen design trends and styles popular this year

In the aftermath of the pandemic, a growing number of people were willing and ready to experiment more with their interior design and let their creativity take centre stage.

This willingness to experiment has remained unchanged over the years, and although the trends have generally steered toward minimalism, with beige and light grey being the preferred chromatic choices, most people have added personal accents in order to prevent their homes from feeling too sterile.

July 7, 2024
LETTER: Why more traffic in Crewe and Nantwich than before pandemic?

LETTER: Why more traffic in Crewe and Nantwich than before pandemic?

Dear Editor,
Prior to Lockdown in March 2020, traffic was busy at rush hour throughout our area, Nantwich Road as an example etc.

Since we came out of the pandemic traffic queues have got much bigger, Nantwich Road from the B&Q roundabout to past Manor Road towards Nantwich are an example.

July 25, 2023
South Cheshire Covid-19 heroes honoured at Number 10 event

South Cheshire Covid-19 heroes honoured at Number 10 event

COVID-19 heroes from South Cheshire attended a special Number 10 Reception as part of the NHS 75th anniversary celebrations.

Roger Morris, Raj Patel and Karen Cotici were invited to honour their roles in helping protect the local population during the pandemic.

July 11, 2023
New “Leg Club” launched for South Cheshire sufferers

New “Leg Club” launched for South Cheshire sufferers

A new “Leg Club” to support people with lower limb problems has been launched by Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP).

The club is run in the community to promote self-care and help with additional issues such as reducing feelings of social isolation.

May 22, 2023
FEATURE: What should you consider when you start saving

FEATURE: What should you consider when you start saving

In the wake of the pandemic and cost-of-living crisis, saving is on the minds of many in the UK.

While there is no doubt that putting money aside is a wise choice, people delay doing so because they believe they earn too little or have too many expenses.

May 17, 2023
Cheshire East “Reconnect Service” ends after helping nearly 100 people

Cheshire East “Reconnect Service” ends after helping nearly 100 people

A service that supported people to live independently in their homes and community has come to an end after supporting nearly 100 people in the last year.

The Reconnect Service provided by home support and repairs organisation Revival, was commissioned by Cheshire East Council in April last year.

April 4, 2023
Universal Model Show makes return to Nantwich after pandemic

Universal Model Show makes return to Nantwich after pandemic

By Jonathan White
The ‘Universal Model Show’ returns to Nantwich this month for the first time since 2020 due to the pandemic.

It will take place at Malbank School & Sixth Form College on Welsh Row on February 26.

February 7, 2023
Universal Model Show to return to Nantwich after pandemic

Universal Model Show to return to Nantwich after pandemic

By Jonathan White
The ‘Universal Model Show’ returns to Nantwich on February 26 2023 for the first time since 2020 due to the pandemic.

It will take place at Malbank School & Sixth Form College on Welsh Row.

November 28, 2022
FEATURE: How to make hybrid work model effective for your business

FEATURE: How to make hybrid work model effective for your business

When the pandemic took over the UK in March of 2022, many businesses were told to close their office doors and start working remotely.

This system of remote work was kept in place for a good few months, until businesses got permission to open their office doors once again.

July 5, 2022
World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

The crazy world of worm charming returns to Willaston this Saturday when it hosts the World Championships, writes Jonathan White

The Willaston World Worm Charming Championship takes place on June 25 from 1pm-4pm.

June 21, 2022
PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

The 41st annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair proved a big hit as it returned for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic, writes Jonathan White.

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

May 17, 2022
CEC paid out £37,000 of Covid-related support to fraudsters

CEC paid out £37,000 of Covid-related support to fraudsters

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East paid out more than £160 million in Covid-related support – and £37,000 has been identified as going to fraudsters.

Councils across the country fell victim to fraudulent claims related to the pandemic as they dealt with millions of pounds of government grants.

May 12, 2022
Taxi drivers in short supply in Cheshire East after 150 quit in pandemic

Taxi drivers in short supply in Cheshire East after 150 quit in pandemic

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Taxi drivers are in short supply across Crewe and Nantwich after nearly 150 quit when their trade was badly affected by the pandemic.

Kim Evans, licensing team leader at Cheshire East Council, said this was a regional and national issue and London was down by about 4,000 drivers.

January 13, 2022