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FEATURE: What are benefits and drawbacks of studying sport at school?

FEATURE: What are benefits and drawbacks of studying sport at school?

Studying sport at school can be a great choice, especially if you want to pursue a career in the sporting field.

But, before you jump into a decision it’s worth noting the benefits and drawbacks of studying sport.

October 14, 2021
FEATURE: How to send your kids back to school on a budget

FEATURE: How to send your kids back to school on a budget

With September just around the corner, it signals getting ready to send kids back to school.

It’s often an exciting time, but also an expensive one when you add up the cost of school supplies, a new backpack, lunchbox, and clothes.

August 17, 2021
New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

A proposal for a new “free” primary school in Nantwich has been unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The school would be built as part of the new Kingsbourne housing development near Nantwich Town’s stadium between Waterlode, the A51 at Reaseheath, and River Weaver.

July 7, 2021
Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

Former village school building at Buerton near Nantwich for sale

A former school building in the village of Buerton is being sold as its owners move premises.

The old primary school site on Woore Road could be used as residential or commercial accommodation.

April 26, 2021
98% parents given primary place of choice in Cheshire East

98% parents given primary place of choice in Cheshire East

More than 98% of Cheshire East parents have been given a primary school place of their choice, says the authority.

Figures show 92.8% of Cheshire East families received their first choice – an increase from 91.4% in 2020.

April 19, 2021
Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police hunt men who targeted Nantwich schoolgirl by river

Police are investigating reports that a young teenage girl in Nantwich was approached by a gang of men who made “inappropriate comments” towards her.

The 14-year old girl was walking on the footpath next to the River Weaver, behind Manor Road North, when she was approached by three men.

March 18, 2021
Village school near Tarporley celebrates recovery plan

Village school near Tarporley celebrates recovery plan

Staff and parents at a small village school near Tarporley are celebrating a recovery plan which will help keep the school open.

Residents have campaigned to save Huxley CE Primary school and Cheshire West and Chester has now approved the recovery plan and the school is now ready for a new beginning.

March 7, 2021
Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Children in South Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic, say police.

Officers in Cheshire are working alongside partners to raise awareness of child criminal exploitation – and how to spot the signs.

February 10, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

Dear Editor,
Sadly, we are in lock down again.

This is a worry to all of us, but it is extremely stressful to those parents with school age children and all those who work so hard to educate and support them in our schools.

January 6, 2021
Fire crews called after explosion near Crewe school

Fire crews called after explosion near Crewe school

Residents were evacuated after an explosion close to a school in Crewe tonight (Nov 4).

The blast happened on School Crescent, near Hungerford Primary.

November 4, 2020
Cheshire East parents urged to stay away from school gates

Cheshire East parents urged to stay away from school gates

Parents across Nantwich and Cheshire East are being urged to stay clear of school gates when pupils finally return to classes later this week.

Around 56,000 children and young people will be returning to more than 170 schools and colleges across the borough.

August 31, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council wants parents’ views on how their children travel to school ahead of plans for pupils’ safe return to school in September.

Recent government guidance has asked councils to work with schools, parents, carers and transport providers to put in place measures.

July 19, 2020
98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

98% of Cheshire East parents offered primary school place of choice

Cheshire East Council says 98% of parents have been offered the primary school place of their choice for youngsters set to start school in September.

Offer letters have been sent to families with 98.1% of Cheshire East residents offered a preference school and 91.4% offered their first choice.

April 23, 2020