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Cheshire East Pride in Park events cancelled amid pandemic

Cheshire East Pride in Park events cancelled amid pandemic

The Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” events are the latest to be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Crewe/Nantwich event was due to take place in Queens Park on September 12.

May 20, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival cancelled amid pandemic

Nantwich Food Festival cancelled amid pandemic

The Nantwich economy suffered a further blow today as Nantwich Food Festival directors announced September’s event will NOT go ahead.

The festival attracts tens of thousands of people every year and was due to take place on September 4-6.

May 13, 2020
EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

Dear Reader,

It has been more than six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package of support for your community news site.

May 12, 2020
Nantwich firm Direct Access sources millions of PPE items to help care homes

Nantwich firm Direct Access sources millions of PPE items to help care homes

Nantwich firm Direct Access has sourced millions of items of Personal Protective Equipment to help local authorities, care homes and disability organisations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steven Mifsud, boss of the disability access consultancy, based at Regents Centre off London Road, says they have used international contacts to bring supplies to the UK.

May 7, 2020
Skeleton found during pandemic lockdown at Nantwich house!

Skeleton found during pandemic lockdown at Nantwich house!

The COVID-19 “lockdown” has felt like an eternity to some – but this poor guy in Nantwich is beyond help!

The pandemic restrictions have been a “bone” of contention for many, but it’s clearly kept some of us indoors a lot longer than others.

May 5, 2020
Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

Audlem group awarded Police Commissioner COVID-19 pandemic funding

An Audlem organisation has been awarded funding by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner as it is helping vulnerable people during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Audlem and District Community Action (ADCA) has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities Express Grant Fund to offer a befriending and food delivery service to people.

April 23, 2020
Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

A Nantwich company has appealed for 3D printers so they can expand their production of face shields for NHS staff on the COVID-19 pandemic frontline.

Gateway Electronic Components, on Beam Heath Way, has have started 3D printing face shields to help in the crisis and is running machines 24 hours a day.

April 15, 2020
South Cheshire residents stay indoors despite hot Easter weather

South Cheshire residents stay indoors despite hot Easter weather

By Jonathan White
The vast majority of people are staying indoors and following Government guidance despite warm Easter weather in South Cheshire.

Good Friday and Easter Saturday yesterday saw the warmest weather of the year so far.

April 12, 2020
Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

Wistaston resident hailed as “community hero” during COVID-19 pandemic

A Wistaston resident has been hailed by police as a “community hero” for helping so many people during the current COVID-19 lockdown.

Cheshire Police called Nadiah Mckeown a “diamond Wistaston resident” who has helped more than 100 residents across Crewe, Wistaston, Willaston, Nantwich, Shavington.

April 12, 2020
Full-time - Nantwich Town FC Manager Dave Cooke thanks the fans

Nantwich Town season ended as FA confirm controversial decision

Nantwich Town’s 2019-20 season has officially ended after the FA Council confirmed a decision to bring all football between Steps 3 and 7 to an end.

It means the Dabbers will not be able to play for a possible promotion play-off place.

April 9, 2020
£1 million “coronavirus” campaign launched by Cheshire Community Foundation

£1 million “coronavirus” campaign launched by Cheshire Community Foundation

A major campaign has been launched in Cheshire to raise £1 million to provide vital support to vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The appeal is a partnership involving Cheshire Community Foundation working with Steve Morgan Foundation.

April 9, 2020
Cheshire East Council appoints “mental health champions” during pandemic

Cheshire East Council appoints “mental health champions” during pandemic

The leader of Cheshire East Council has appointed two councillors as adult mental health champions during the Covid-19 crisis.

Cllrs Sally Handley and Jonathan Parry will support residents to access mental wellbeing benefits, to remove the stigma and get people talking about mental health.

April 8, 2020
Reaseheath graduate appeals for help to feed zoo animals during pandemic

Reaseheath graduate appeals for help to feed zoo animals during pandemic

An animal science graduate from University Centre Reaseheath in Nantwich has launched an appeal for cash donations to help feed the animals at the zoo where he works.

Jack Williams, Centre Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis in South Cumbria, is calling on supporters and visitors to aid the popular zoo, which has been hit hard by coronavirus restrictions.

April 7, 2020