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New wheelchair service facility opened in South Cheshire

New wheelchair service facility opened in South Cheshire

A new wheelchair service centre has been opened in South Cheshire.

The service run by Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) has opened at Infinity House in Crewe.

March 23, 2022
Former Crewe & Nantwich RUFC star earns GB wheelchair rugby call up

Former Crewe & Nantwich RUFC star earns GB wheelchair rugby call up

A former Crewe and Nantwich RUFC star who lost the use of his legs after a freak injury, has now earned a call up to the Great Britain wheelchair rugby development squad.

Kieran Flynn suffered severe spinal injuries during a tackle in a match back in 2013 aged just 21.

September 27, 2018
Head injury patients from Cheshire team up for fundraising Snowdon climb

Head injury patients from Cheshire team up for fundraising Snowdon climb

A wheelchair-bound South Cheshire man is to climb Snowdon to raise funds for Head Injured People in Cheshire.

Rick Ransome, 41, will attempt to ascend 1,085 metres to the jagged peak on May 9 in a specially adapted wheelchair made by a Nantwich firm.

May 3, 2017
Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

A disabled South Cheshire teenager has been presented with a specialist sit-to-stand wheelchair by footballing legend Bryan Robson and National Children’s Charity, The Boparan Charitable Trust.

Nina Collins, 18, has severe cerebral palsy affecting all four of her limbs.

April 25, 2017
Nantwich Mountain Trike Company unveils new products

Nantwich Mountain Trike Company unveils new products

A Nantwich firm which hit the headlines with its all-terrain wheelchair, has launched two new products.

Mountain Trike, based in Walgherton, has expanded its range with the launch of the Mountain Trike Push (MT Push) and Mountain Trike Evo (MT Evo).

April 30, 2015
Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Nantwich wheelchair firm helps disabled climber achieve world first

Disabled Iain Fryatt has stunned experts by climbing the highest free-standing mountain in the world – in a wheelchair made in Nantwich!

Iain achieved a world first by reaching Uhuru Peak on Mt Kilimanjaro, a height of 5,895 metres, using the all-terrain Mountain Trike designed and built on Wybunbury Road in Walgherton.

November 3, 2014
Nantwich rugby star Kieran Flynn “will never walk again”, say doctors

Nantwich rugby star Kieran Flynn “will never walk again”, say doctors

Exclusive A Nantwich rugby player has revealed his heartbreak after doctors told him he will never walk again. Kieran Flynn, 21, faces life in a wheelchair after a freak tackle in pre-season left him with severe spinal injuries.

October 28, 2013
Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich has helped to raise more than £1,100 for charity at two events. The venue, at Church Minshull, held a “Boaters Bash” concert, and a “Family Fun Day” – all in one busy weekend.

August 1, 2013