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Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

Mobile Covid testing unit opens at Nantwich Town FC

A mobile testing Covid unit for people without symptoms has opened at Nantwich Town FC’s ground.

It comes as Cheshire East continues to see a “dramatic” rise in cases of Coronavirus, says Cheshire East Council.

June 21, 2021
Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council deploys enhanced mobile Covid testing units

Cheshire East Council has launched several mobile testing units following a rapid rise in Covid cases across the borough.

The units are being run in partnership with NHS Test and Trace.

June 11, 2021
Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Nantwich residents and businesses are being warned by council chiefs to “not let their guard down” as Covid cases rise following the relaxing of step 3 restrictions.

The increase is mainly of the Delta variant affecting residents in the 10 to 39 age group, says Cheshire East Council.

June 5, 2021
Cheshire East “Swab Squad” pilots rapid testing advice in supermarkets

Cheshire East “Swab Squad” pilots rapid testing advice in supermarkets

Cheshire East Council’s “Swab Squad” is piloting a new rapid testing service across the borough.

The “Swab Squad” is a team which aims to support residents and local business with Covid-19 testing.

May 11, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Covid Testing – keeping it simple!

READER’S LETTER: Covid Testing – keeping it simple!

Dear Editor,
Last week, the first national pilot of a dual use Covid-19 testing site rolled into action in Cheshire East, on the Chester Street car park in Crewe.

Those without symptoms who need a test can book and attend in the mornings (getting their results in as little as half an hour!)

April 12, 2021
Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Cheshire East Council is trialling a dual use Covid-19 testing site in Crewe – the first of its kind in the country.

From tomorrow, the existing walk-through testing site in Crewe will become dual use for two weeks from April 6-19

April 5, 2021
Nantwich college praised for Covid measures allowing students return

Nantwich college praised for Covid measures allowing students return

Students and essential visitors to Reaseheath College have praised measures in place to ensure a safe return to the Nantwich campus following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.

The college’s rapid lateral flow test centre has been hailed for its operation, which has enabled face to face teaching to resume.

March 21, 2021
Cheshire East seeks to expand community Covid-19 testing in borough

Cheshire East seeks to expand community Covid-19 testing in borough

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Talks are ongoing between Cheshire East Council and the government over expanding community Covid-19 testing in the borough.

Professor Rod Thomson, public health consultant for CEC, revealed that the authority has ‘an expression of interest with the Department for Health and Social Care to allow those individuals who have to leave home for work’ more access to community testing.

January 31, 2021
Nantwich heads praise community response to volunteer plea

Nantwich heads praise community response to volunteer plea

Nantwich headteachers have praised the response of the community after appealing for help to deliver mass Covid testing of pupils on site.

David Cole, head of Brine Leas Academy, and John Harrison at Malbank have been working over Christmas to plan for the testing after the Government announced new return dates and mass testing requirements.

January 4, 2021
Nantwich headteachers appeal for help to deliver mass Covid testing

Nantwich headteachers appeal for help to deliver mass Covid testing

Headteachers in Nantwich are appealing for volunteers to help them carry out mass Covid testing when secondary schools return in January after the Christmas break.

Brine Leas and Malbank heads David Cole and John Harrison today contacted all parents to launch the appeal.

December 18, 2020
Nantwich headteacher hits out at Government plans over staggered January return

Nantwich headteacher hits out at Government plans over staggered January return

A Nantwich headteacher has hit out at Government announcements to “stagger” the return of secondary schools in January. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the plans today – on the day schools break up for a two-week Christmas holiday. Mr Williamson said secondary schools and colleges will “operate a staggered return, offering all non-exam year groups full-time remote education, as close[Read More…]

December 17, 2020
First South Cheshire local Covid-19 testing site to open

First South Cheshire local Covid-19 testing site to open

A dedicated walk-through Covid-19 testing site is to be deployed in South Cheshire.

The semi-permanent site, known as a Local Testing Site (LTS), is being created in Crewe and will be ready for public use from October 1.

September 22, 2020
Two Nantwich firms make COVID-19 tests for employers and patients

Two Nantwich firms make COVID-19 tests for employers and patients

Two Nantwich businesses have worked together to make COVID-19 tests available to employers and cancer patients.

Rare Earth Digital has designed a custom-built portal which sits behind Everything Genetic Limited’s vital COVID-19 testing services.

July 19, 2020