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Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Words and Music Festival plans new format for Nantwich event

Organisers of Nantwich’s annual Words and Music Festival have vowed to stage something a little differently this year.

The coronavirus pandemic means the usual week-long festival of packed live performances across dozens of venues in October cannot go ahead.

July 2, 2020
FEATURE: Throwing the best Birthday Party during COVID-19 pandemic

FEATURE: Throwing the best Birthday Party during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge nightmare for everyone who loves to socialise.

We haven’t been able to meet up with friends, we can’t attend get-togethers – and worst of all, we can’t celebrate our birthday parties in style.

July 2, 2020
Beam Heath Trust payments cancelled for 2020 by pandemic

Beam Heath Trust payments cancelled for 2020 by pandemic

Beam Heath Trust 2020 payments in Nantwich have been cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 safety fears, the trust announced today.

Each year, the trust issues dividends – delivered by hand – to those trustees who qualify for payments under the terms.

June 29, 2020
Laura Arrowsmith

Leighton Hospital cleaner features in Rankin NHS birthday collection

A powerful portrait of a cleaner from Leighton Hospital who has served on the front line throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been captured by acclaimed photographer Rankin.

June 29, 2020
Cllr Mick Warren

Cheshire East Council launches Covid-19 community response and recovery fund

Cheshire East Council has today (June 29) launched the Covid-19 community response and recovery fund.

It aims to support voluntary, community and faith organisations who offer essential help to residents during the pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Cheshire doctor urges stroke victims to seek emergency care

Cheshire doctor urges stroke victims to seek emergency care

A leading Cheshire doctor has urged patients with signs of a stroke and their families that emergency care is still there for them, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

June 28, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival launch online version for 2020

Nantwich Food Festival launch online version for 2020

Nantwich Food Festival is to stage an Online Festival 2020 in place of the cancelled real event.

Festival directors decided in May that this year’s event scheduled for September had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 28, 2020
Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Cheshire East Council is facing a massive £41 million budget shortfall this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new statistics revealed today.

And it could be one of many authorities considering a S114 notice – which effectively declares those authorities bankrupt.

June 25, 2020
Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

A Nantwich volunteer has been among vital charity staff who have stepped in to help Christie patients during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Staff at the charity wanted to help cancer patients directly and so were allocated to a variety of different roles across the hospital.

June 24, 2020
Wistaston Rose Queen continues role into 2021

Wistaston Rose Queen continues role into 2021

By Jonathan White
The current Wistaston Rose Queen and her attendant are to continue their roles into 2021 after the village fete was cancelled by COVID-19 pandemic.

The annual Wistaston Village Fete, organised by Wistaston Community Council, was due to take place on Saturday (June 20).

June 22, 2020
Cheshire Police warning over pets online fraudsters

Cheshire Police warning over pets online fraudsters

Residents across Cheshire are being about buying pets online following a rise in related scams during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cheshire Police have received several reports of scammers using websites to advertise a pet and demand payment in advance.

June 21, 2020
Nantwich retailers reopen from pandemic lockdown

Nantwich retailers reopen from pandemic lockdown

By Jonathan White
Non-essential retailers in Nantwich have reported “good” trade since reopening yesterday as the three-month high street lockdown was relaxed across England.

Shop safety measures in place include hand sanitizer points, floor markings for social distancing and plastic screens at tills.

June 16, 2020
RSPCA chiefs warn of equine crisis across Cheshire

RSPCA chiefs warn of equine crisis across Cheshire

RSPCA were called about more than 407 equine incidents in Cheshire last year, sparking fears that more sick horses will be dumped during the current pandemic.

The charity is warning a financial recession could plunge the country into a second equine crisis which has already led to thousands of dumped and dying horses and crippled welfare charities.

June 15, 2020