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How Samaritans of South Cheshire is helping community during Covid times

How Samaritans of South Cheshire is helping community during Covid times

Volunteers for the Samaritans of South Cheshire have been playing a vital support role for people struggling in an unprecedented year.

The pandemic has left many with feelings of despair and more than ever before have been turning to this essential service for help.

November 9, 2020
Nantwich Spooktacular cancelled due to COVID, say organisers

Nantwich Spooktacular cancelled due to COVID, say organisers

Organisers of Nantwich Spooktacular have cancelled the event due to COVID-19, it was announced last night.

In a joint statement with Cheshire East Council, they said the event at Dorfold Park which had been re-scheduled for November 14 will now not go ahead this year.

October 31, 2020
Stormtrooper raises much-needed smiles in Nantwich

Stormtrooper raises much-needed smiles in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A man dressed as a stormtrooper has been strolling around Nantwich to raise morale during the global pandemic.

Andrew Hayter, from Nantwich, has been seen walking through his town during his daily exercise walk and whilst walking his dog to spread smiles instead of worry.

October 28, 2020
Food vouchers available for crisis-hit families, says Cheshire East Council

Food vouchers available for crisis-hit families, says Cheshire East Council

Council chiefs say food vouchers are available for families in Crewe and Nantwich struggling to afford to feed their children during the pandemic.

Their pledge comes as the row deepens over MPs rejecting a proposal to extend free school meals until Easter.

October 24, 2020
Funky Choir Photo - Wingate Centre

Wingate Centre fundraising continues despite Covid restrictions

The Wingate Centre #Wingate2020 Campaign has been staging vital fundraising activities to help the Wrenbury charity through the pandemic.

October 21, 2020
Nantwich DJ joins global campaign to save live music industry

Nantwich DJ joins global campaign to save live music industry

By Jonathan White
Nantwich DJ Alan Woodhouse played a two hour live-streaming music set from his home to raise awareness of the impact of the pandemic on his industry.

The Coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the live music sector since the outbreak back in March.

October 9, 2020
RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA has voiced fears a recession will bring “welfare catastrophe” for horses after responding to 84 horse incidents in Cheshire during lockdown.

The charity is bracing itself for an influx of sick and abandoned horses following the pandemic
that will cripple resources.

October 4, 2020
South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

A South Cheshire doctor says it’s more important than ever this year that those eligible for a free flu jab come forward and get one.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, stressed flu kills around 11,000 people every year in England and hospitalises thousands more.

September 29, 2020
CEC appoints new deputy for adult social care and health

CEC appoints new deputy for adult social care and health

Cheshire East Council has appointed a new deputy cabinet member for adult social care and health due to pressures created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cllr Marilyn Houston, ward member for Crewe West, is to support the present portfolio lead, Cllr Laura Jeuda.

September 15, 2020
Nantwich Museum to reopen on September 18 after 6-month closure

Nantwich Museum to reopen on September 18 after 6-month closure

Nantwich Museum will reopen to the public on September 18 after a six-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

It will be open on Saturday (September 19) and thereafter on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

September 14, 2020
Cheshire East hit by £50 million income loss due to Covid-19

Cheshire East hit by £50 million income loss due to Covid-19

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is set for a £50 million loss due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, its latest predictions reveal.

At September’s council cabinet meeting, officials estimated the authority would lose roughly £50 million of income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 9, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival lockdown award winners unveiled

Nantwich Food Festival lockdown award winners unveiled

The winners of this year’s Nantwich Food Festival “Lockdown Awards” have been unveiled.

Organisers launched the awards as an alternative after having to cancel the 2020 Nantwich Food Festival because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

September 4, 2020
Crewe Lyceum suspends all shows until February 2021

Crewe Lyceum suspends all shows until February 2021

Crewe Lyceum has had to suspend all its shows until at least February 2021, it has announced.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a crippling impact on the live entertainment sector, with the region’s largest venue suffering most.

September 3, 2020