Drivers are being reminded the M6 at Knutsford in Cheshire will be affected by a second weekend of junction and motorway closures from tomorrow night (Friday 16 April) for work to finish pouring the concrete for a new bridge through the roundabout at junction 19.
The only Further Education college in Cheshire selected by the Government to offer the latest qualification for 16-19-year-old is fast tracking learners to the next level with a new employer partnership to provide a learning experience like never before.
Police are appealing for information for the public after three pedal cycles were stolen in Macclesfield.
DSN, a leading sensory loss organisation in the North West and North Wales turns 45 years this month.
17-year-old Jack Halliwell has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after being found guilty by a jury of attempted murder on 18 March 2021.
Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are taking part in a road safety operation in a bid to educate drivers and riders and help keep people safe on the roads.
People across Cheshire are being urged to help Cancer Research UK shops get back to the business of beating cancer as restrictions on non-essential retail lift this week.
A seven-year-old boy from Whitegate, Cheshire has raised more than £2,500 for a children’s cancer charity by running 5k every day over twenty days.
This year’s Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival will take place at Chester Racecourse from the 28-30th August and not in its usual Easter timeslot.
A collapsed finance giant played ‘fast and loose’ with employees’ jobs by expanding its Cheshire operation despite being refused a Government bail-out.
Over 7,000 walkers, including Kerry McDowell from Cheshire, went the extra mile and completed Prostate Cancer UK’s fourth walking challenge, March the Month, helping to raise over £1.7m.
A new dementia service, Always Active, is being launched tomorrow in Macclesfield.
Learners at Cheshire College have secured offers to study Medicine and Science at two of the country’s top universities.
Bunbury Mill Trust is actively considering when and how we will be able to reopen the mill to the public for guided tours and schools visits.
Police are appealing for information after two men absconded from a Warrington prison.
As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, Cheshire East Council is preparing for the reopening of the borough’s town centres and urging businesses to access the support available to them.
It is with profound sadness that Cheshire East Council learns of the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, at the age of 99.
A professional joiner who stole more than £20,000 by taking deposits for furniture he never delivered has been sentenced.
Eddisbury’s MP, Edward Timpson CBE, has added his tribute to those of so many others up and down the country and around the world on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh this morning at Windsor Castle.
Officers investigating a spate of criminal damage and anti-social behaviour incidents in Northwich town centre have arrested three 18-year-old men from the town in connection with them.
The Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has written to Buckingham Palace to express deepest condolences on behalf of the borough following the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
MP Mike Amesbury has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh following the announcement that he died, aged 99, earlier today.
A local woman is raising money for East Cheshire Hospice by completing a 'wing walk' on an aeroplane in flight.
Cheshire Neighbourhood Watch Association now has a Facebook group specifically for Neighbourhood Watch across Cheshire.
Detectives in Cheshire have charged two men from Bolton following an investigation into a string of burglaries in the east of the county.
The Canal & River Trust charity is inviting children and adults across the North West to unlock a new hobby this summer by joining a free ‘Let’s Fish!’ taster session.
More than 300 Cheshire-based jobs have been lost after the collapse of a finance company that has embroiled former Tory prime minister David Cameron.
Drivers are being reminded the M6 at Knutsford in Cheshire will be affected by junction and motorway closures this weekend - and next - as work to pour the concrete for the new £43 million bridge through the roundabout at junction 19 gets underway.
An outdoor adventure park, a collection of eco-friendly holiday cabins and a string of independent bars and restaurants are among the new attractions raring to go across Cheshire, when lockdown restrictions lift.
Cheshire Constabulary is urging residents to stay safe ahead of further relaxation of coronavirus restrictions next week.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Friday 9 April) announced £18m for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone walk or cycle where possible.
Police investigating a collision on the motorway are appealing for information.
Police in Wilmslow are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a man.
Here's the latest update from the promoters of the Rewind Festival 2021.
The Easter Bank Holiday weekend saw more than a hundred offences recorded by bikers for actions such as dangerous riding, riding without due care and attention and riding at excessive speed.
The NSPCC has launched a new appeal for volunteers to take on roles from the comfort of their own homes.
Over 400 laptops have been distributed to Cheshire College learners, helping teaching, learning and assessment to be carried out remotely over the last 12-months.
Police in Wilmslow are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a man.
The number of nature lovers who took part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch soared to a million people this winter after a year of lockdown restrictions saw people turn to nature for comfort.
A Landrover defender 90 in green has been stolen from the Bollington area of Macclesfield overnight of 5th-6th April.
Elderly people living in Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Knutsford and Macclesfield have received a special delivery of Easter treats from local care company Carefound Home Care.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a serious collision in Winsford.
More than 3,000 employers in the North West have signed up to the Government’s flagship Disability Confident scheme to-date, leading the way and showing their commitment to supporting disabled people in the workplace.
Internationally acclaimed artist Joe Richardson is returning to his West Cheshire roots to share his multidisciplinary art practice with residents of Winsford in his latest solo exhibition.
Officers are appealing for information following a serious collision in Alderley Edge.
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, saw a major investment of £380 million by AstraZeneca in its Macclesfield Medicines Manufacturing and Development campus during a visit to the site on Tuesday 6th April.
£2.5 billion is being invested in the National Skills Fund by the Government to help adults across the UK gain the valuable knowledge required by employers to enter key sectors. In response Cheshire’s largest further education provider, Cheshire College, has launched a range of fully-funded flexible study programmes.
The NHS in the North West has vaccinated more than 3.6 million people against Covid-19, with the number receiving their second dose reaching a new weekly high.
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Cheshire East Council is inviting applications from businesses for the government’s Restart Grant.
Cheshire East Council has launched a new app called BorrowBox, which allows residents to read e-books and listen to audiobooks at any time.
Edward Timpson MP has welcomed the announcement that Eddisbury will receive £126,500 to support iconic cultural and heritage organisations and independent cinemas as they reopen and recover from coronavirus.
A Cheshire East Council borough by-election is taking place on 6 May, to fill a vacancy in the Crewe West Ward.
Shielding for clinically extremely vulnerable Cheshire East residents came to an end on Wednesday 31 March – following government guidance.
Cheshire East Council is trialling a dual use Covid-19 testing site – the first of its kind in the country.
A 26-year-old man from Crewe has been charged with drug dealing offences after officers conducted a stop and search in the town.
Visitors rediscovering the town centre after the third lockdown can take part in a weeklong ‘Cuckoo in the Nest’ trail from 12th April.
Knutsford Market Hall’s essential traders are looking forward to their fellow traders joining them from April 13th.
Knutsford is ready to welcome back shoppers to the town centre as non-essential shops re-open alongside outside hospitality, gyms, hairdressers and beauty salons.
Passengers are benefitting from more reliable step-free access at Macclesfield station after a major overhaul of its lifts.
266,000 workers in the North West have received a pay increase this year thanks to increases to both the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage brought in by the Conservative Government.
As we start to move out of lockdown, Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, was invited to open the new bowling season with committee members of the Parkside Bowling Club in Macclesfield.
Natural England have just launched their new version of The Countryside Code.
Highways England’s congestion-busting new bridge over the M6 in Cheshire will be a step nearer by the middle of next month with the completion of a key phase of the construction work.
Weaver Vale MP Mike Amesbury is warning the Cheshire countryside is under threat from Government proposals.
Car crime is a real problem in the UK. Alarmingly, one car is stolen every ten minutes.
Residents across Cheshire are being urged to stick to the rules ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend following the latest relaxation of coronavirus restrictions.
Three people have been charged in connection with the theft of two dogs in Nantwich.
Cheshire police warn they will act against riders who feel it is acceptable to travel at excess speed and is encouraging them to ride on the county’s roads safely.
Local artist Bexy Boo has kindly donated two beautiful images of Knutsford town centre to be sold in selected shops and raise money for We Are Knutsford to put towards future town initiatives.
Two stolen dogs have been recovered from an address in Stoke-on-Trent this morning (Tuesday 30 March) and returned to their owners.
Elections for the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on Thursday, 6 May.
Forest Holidays is getting ready to welcome guests to its brand-new location in Delamere Forest, Cheshire and on Friday 26 March unveiled the new location to local MP Edward Timpson.
Ahead of the Easter weekend and as we start to move along the roadmap out of lockdown, local MP, David Rutley, is urging dog owners in Macclesfield, and visitors, to make sure they know their responsibilities and keep their dogs on a lead when close to livestock to avoid sheep worrying.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is working with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Public Health England (PHE) and other partners to respond to an outbreak of Avian Flu at a poultry farm in Tarporley.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to step forward and explore the opportunities the fire and rescue service can offer people who have a passion for working in and helping Tarporley by becoming paid on-call firefighters.
A Cheshire care home has teamed up with a local brewery to launch a competition for the general public to name its new in-house gastropub.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching a year-long campaign on 1 April to raise awareness of the benefits of fitting sprinkler systems in business premises.
A father and son have been charged after officers seized quantities of illegal drugs in Macclesfield.
Around 8,000 job vacancies will be made available to attendees at the first-ever NorthWestWorks4U digital jobs fair, thought to be one of the first of its kind in the country.
Officers investigating the theft of two dogs in Nantwich have released CCTV footage of two men they want to speak to about the incident.
Cheshire East Council is encouraging people to ‘love your park’ as it anticipates an increase in visitors as Covid-19 restrictions ease.
Work on a public realm enhancement scheme in Macclesfield town centre will begin after the Easter break, Cheshire East Council has announced.
The National Lottery is on the hunt for a EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who is a secret millionaire.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of four dead puppies were found dumped in a Cheshire park.
Three local charities have been given donations totalling £2,500 by Vale Royal Crematorium, in the heart of Cheshire, which it raised as part of its metal recycling scheme.
The North West’s top doctor today urged everyone who is entitled to a Covid jab to come forward as new figures showed the NHS vaccination programme racked up record numbers of jabs last week.
Improvements can be made to local high streets across Cheshire to help them safely and successfully open after lockdown thanks to Government funding.
The staff team at Tabley House nursing home in Knutsford, Cheshire sprung into action after discovering resident Patricia’s special wedding anniversary was coming up, and hosted a private lunch for the Patricia and husband Peter to give them a day to remember.
Following the success of last year’s drive in cinema events, The Christie will be back at Arley Hall and Gardens in Cheshire this spring to hold another weekend of movies.
The heartwarming dances of 91-year-old Irene Slavinski, who lives in Cheadle Hulme with her daughter Jeannette, have been noticed by Strictly Come Dancing stars, JJ Chalmers and Amy Dowden, who are incorporating one of Irene’s dance moves into a series of live online dance classes they are hosting for Help for Heroes at the end of March.
Over the past two weeks Cheshire College has welcomed thousands of learners back to their three Campuses culminating what has been a different, but extremely successful term for the region’s largest provider of post-16 education.
As national lockdown restrictions begin to ease across the UK, residents at Bupa’s Brookview and Hazelmere House care homes have happily begun receiving indoor visits from loved ones.
Over 13,000 new trees planted by the Tatton Estate and EA Technology collaborating to deliver a pioneering project with the DEFRA Trees for Climate programme.
A student who was diagnosed with advanced cancer the day before his 19th birthday, is set to walk an incredible 240 miles for two cancer charities only a year after beginning his treatment.
Edward Timpson MP has welcomed the Conservative Government’s £5 billion Project Gigabit that will see more than one million hard-to-reach homes and businesses benefit from lightning fast broadband.
An update on some recent Rural Watch reports...
Alton Towers Resort today revealed first look images of Gangsta Granny: The Ride from ‘The World of David Walliams’. With the ride planned to launch on Monday 17th May, the new images reveal the ground-breaking, brand-new family attraction that brings to life David Walliams’ most popular children’s novel, Gangsta Granny.
A regional charity specialising in autism support, is asking the public to get out and get active to help raise funds and awareness for people with autism this spring.
The Knutsford Music Festival has been postponed to August 2021 by organisers Knutsford Town Council.
A dog who was rescued by the RSPCA when her owner couldn’t take care of her needs major surgery on both back legs to help her work properly.
Dogs left unsupervised in gardens could be at risk from ‘dognappers’ who are taking advantage of soaring prices for lockdown pets.
Due to a surge in demand for COVID testing services across the North West, Nantwich-based healthcare testing business, Everything Genetic, is supporting furloughed workers in the local community in the fight against COVID-19.
More than 21,000 vulnerable people across Cheshire will no longer have to shield from coronavirus from 1 April.
Manufacturers from Cheshire have urged others to follow in their footsteps by adopting technology and digital tools to survive and thrive.
Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts have been reported in one year.
Anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse can now go into Boots or independent chemists and ask for support.
Police are asking the public to help them trace a man who is wanted on recall to prison.
Congleton people are invited to the Annual Town Meeting which will take place virtually this year online via Zoom on Thursday 8th April. Proceedings will start promptly at 7.00pm.
A major milestone has been reached in the construction of The Christie at Macclesfield cancer centre.
Forest Live, the outdoor summer concert series presented by Forestry England, where acts perform in spectacular woodland locations around the country has been postponed to 2022.
Morrisons has announced it will be donating 100,000 chocolate eggs to those in need in the run up to the Easter weekend.
With March 21 – Census Day – literally around the corner, Census 2021 is in full swing in Cheshire East.
Cheshire East Council has congratulated schools, colleges, children and families for a high attendance rate this week and for supporting the first step on the roadmap to recovery from the latest lockdown.
Cheshire East Council has taken another major step in its drive to reduce emissions from cars and get more people walking or cycling to boost health and wellbeing.
Cheshire East is in the top 20 of all 149 English local councils for overall health in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) first official Health Index for England.
Cheshire East Council together with schools, colleges, early years settings and other family support services have distributed more than 22,000 supermarket and energy vouchers to vulnerable children and families, with more in the pipeline to cover the Easter school holiday.
Bus users in Cheshire East are to get an extended service that will see additional destinations, including a major hospital, a vaccination centre and Manchester Airport.
Police are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in Alsager.
It has been a very long three months since Treacle last traded before Christmas, but the organisers have decided to hold back for March and not deliver an essentials only market as they could have done under the current restrictions.
A teenager has been convicted of attempted murder after a man was left blind following a hammer attack in Nantwich.
Local estate agent, Gascoigne Halman, has handed over a cheque for three thousand pounds to support East Cheshire Hospice almost a year after the country went into its first lockdown and the charity’s fundraising efforts were severely impacted.
The anticipated opening date of the £90m Congleton Link Road has been revealed as Monday 19 April.
Cheshire and Merseyside NHS is teaming up with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to launch a campaign promoting vaccine safety.
Determined fundraisers across Cheshire are set to Race for Life at Home and carry on the fight against cancer as the nation looks beyond lockdown.
The RSPCA has answered almost one million calls since the start of lockdown one year ago, and officers across the North West have dealt with 16,319 incidents.
Residents across Cheshire are being urged to continue following the coronavirus regulations – as a significant milestone is reached in the vaccination programme.
East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to announce that the Bollington, Disley and Poynton Care Community team have been shortlisted for the HSJ Value Award of the Year for their Single Point of Access initiative.
Having had longstanding concerns about planned developments on Chelford Road, Macclesfield, local MP, David Rutley, has joined local campaigners in expressing strong concerns about latest plans that would see the loss of large quantities of peat from the sites.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane has praised the work of women’s centres for supporting females in the criminal justice system and reducing reoffending.
Four more community organisations have been awarded funding to help Cheshire residents recover from flooding in the county.
A national awareness day to highlight child exploitation (CE) and how to spot the signs is being supported by Cheshire Constabulary, Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Cheshire’s Community Safety Partnership.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has reaffirmed its commitment to reversing Northwich’s fortunes with a series of exciting developments, following a tough 14 months for the town.
Neighbouring MPs have welcomed an innovative public transport service in the rural area after a successful £1m funding bid.
One year on from when the first Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane has congratulated Cheshire Police for the way it has adapted its services in response to the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed day-to-day life for many of us, but staff at a Cheshire charity are determined it won’t stop them from spreading their message for World Down Syndrome Day.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane and child sexual abuse support services across Cheshire have issued a statement ahead of the BBC’s three-part series entitled ‘Football’s Darkest Secret’ which is due to be released on Monday 22 March.
Edward Timpson, MP for Eddisbury, has welcomed the Conservative Government’s announcement of a revolutionary new bus strategy, backed by £3 billion of investment, that will see passengers across Cheshire benefiting from more frequent, more reliable, easier to use and understand, better coordinated and cheaper bus services.
The Cine Window continues to entertain residents in Winsford with a diverse range of locally-produced art and its latest display is now on show for everyone to enjoy.
Congleton Town Councillors gave passionate and compelling arguments in favour of ensuring a long-term household waste and recycling centre at the public speaking time at Cheshire East Council’s Environment and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee, held this morning (Monday 15 March).
Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, is actively encouraging local residents to complete their Census 2021 forms on Sunday 21st March. It is a vital step in helping to better understand the services we all need in our local communities and it is also a legal requirement.
Edward Timpson CBE has urged schools and colleges in Eddisbury to apply for the Government’s new £110 million Turing Scheme, which will provide young people with the opportunity to study and work around the world.
Pupils in Congleton will soon be taking part in a new road safety educational programme, thanks to police and crime commissioner for Cheshire David Keane.
After a public consultation highlighted that pet owners are now more worried about taking their dog for a walk than they were last year and the UK's largest lost and found dog service, Dog Lost, estimates that thefts have risen by 250 per cent across the country.
Residents in Cheshire have been reaping the benefits of a new community policing model which has seen a dedicated police constable and police community support officer (PCSO) dedicated to every community in the county.
Toddlers from a Cheshire nursery are fundraising to help find a cure for brain tumours.
BT today revealed that 183 of its iconic red phone boxes across the North West are up for grabs – as it urges local communities to take advantage of a scheme to help transform them for the 21st century.
On Thursday 6 May Cheshire East residents will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.
The transformation of Crewe’s historic Market Hall is almost ready to be unveiled – and even more top-quality traders can now be announced.
Cheshire East residents will be able to access lateral flow testing through a range of testing sites that go live from Monday 15 March.
Cheshire East Council can demonstrate a housing land supply figure of 6.4 years – which is great news for home buyers.
The pace at which the Covid-19 vaccination programme has been rolled out in Cheshire East has received unanimous praise from elected members of Cheshire East Council.
Cheshire East Council is to begin work to deliver substantial improvements to one of the borough’s play areas.
Cheshire East Council has congratulated schools, colleges, children and families for a high attendance rate this week and for supporting the first step on the roadmap to recovery from the latest lockdown.
Officers have charged following a drugs warrant at an address in Nantwich.
A cheeky little Westie who has been left hairless due to skin and allergy problems is hoping to find a new home with owners who can look past his strange appearance.
Unpaid carers across Cheshire, who do not live with the person they care for, can now get free personal protective equipment (PPE).
Mark Roberts has been confirmed as Cheshire Constabulary’s new chief constable following a confirmation hearing by Cheshire’s police and crime panel.
Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a bank in Knutsford have charged a second man.
Seven new youth engagement projects will soon launch in Crewe and Holmes Chapel thanks to funding from David Keane, the county’s police and crime commissioner.
A Macclesfield man has been jailed after committing a sexual offence at an address in the town.
Officers searching for a missing man in Crewe have found a body.
Average speed cameras could be installed on the A34 Congleton Road thanks to a commitment from Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) and Cheshire East Council.
Detectives have issued an urgent warning after a recent spate in reports of fraudulent calls from scammers claiming to be police and targeting the vulnerable and elderly.
A seriously ill 22-year-old cat who had been missing from home for two decades was reunited with her shocked owners after she was handed into the RSPCA.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane is supporting a move by Cheshire Constabulary to reduce the number of young people in Cheshire finding their way into the criminal justice system.
Neighbourhood Watch Network is supporting Sussex's Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, who, in partnership with the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), has created an online survey designed to understand the public’s perception of dog theft, enforcement, and the prosecution of offenders.
Detectives investigating a bank robbery in King Street, Knutsford on 5 March have charged a 51-year-old man with robbery.
Residents are being urged to stay local and follow the guidance following the latest relaxations in the coronavirus legislation.
Residents in Mobberley and High Legh, Macclesfield and Scholar Green will see an increase in safety on roads surrounding primary schools, thanks to funding from David Keane police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Cheshire.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane is joining retail union Usdaw in a call for the government to protect retail staff after a dramatic rise in attacks since the start of Covid-19.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has praised the response of Cheshire Police following a year of increased reports of domestic violence.
Cheshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group (GDSSG) are highlighting the plight of young adults with Down’s syndrome, whose learning and life skills development have been critically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Age UK Cheshire East’s telephone befriending service is looking to expand its calls to older people following the recruitment of new volunteers to its ranks.
A 47-year-old man from Congleton has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in the town.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane has today (Monday 8 March) announced that Mark Roberts has been chosen as his preferred candidate to take up the position of Cheshire’s chief constable.
The family of a 44-year-old man who died in a collision in Plumley have paid tribute to him.
Congleton Town Council will be urging Cheshire East Council to provide Congleton with a Household Waste and Recycling Site, and not accept a short term ‘convenient’ saving that will lead to a long-term environmental problem for the borough.
DSN, a leading sensory loss organisation in the North West and North Wales will bring fresh support to ex-military personnel in need of sensory support.
A pioneering new project created for Cheshire businesses to support their staff, customers and clients in recognising domestic abuse has launched today.
From Monday, 8 March care home residents across Cheshire West and Chester will be able to be visited indoors by a single, named individual.
A Liverpool man has been charged with drugs offences following a police stop check in Northwich.
A group of young people in Cheshire have produced a report detailing how police and partners can improve their engagement with under 25s.
A male tabby cat who was rescued in January is now looking for his second chance at happiness.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of two puppies were found at Bridgewater Canal in Grappenhall.
Tatton MP Esther McVey has recognised the work of Carefound Home Care in the rapid roll out of Covid-19 vaccinations for their clients and staff.
Cheshire police officers have issued more than 300 Traffic Offence Reports (TORs) to motorists for using their mobile phone behind the wheel.
A series of cycle and scooter safety sessions are set to be delivered in Alsager thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
Lockdown fatigue is rife across the country, but one group of women have fought back to cheer each other up, socialise and raise money for charity – all remotely of course.
Thousands of people have signed a petition after Dianna Voyatzis launched a campaign for 'Ghost's Law' in memory of her dead cat - named after Jon Snow's pet direwolf from Game of Thrones.
Cheshire bakers are being urged to grab their mixing bowls and whip up some cash, as ‘The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer’ returns this March on Channel 4.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has awarded funding to a local charity to design and deliver awareness sessions about the dangers of being online.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has welcomed new laws to protect victims of domestic violence, but has urged the government to go further to support victims.
We’ve had an increase in numbers of reports around scams.
Building on the achievements of the CheshireWorks4U digital jobs fairs over the last year, Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, is now actively supporting the ambitious NorthWestWorks4U event planned for early April to help better connect job seekers with available employment opportunities in our area.
A local hospital has received pregnancy loss comfort bags to support bereaved local parents.
Dog owners in Cheshire are being invited to have their say on dog thefts by police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Residents are being urged to continue to stay at home ahead of the first phase of relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions next month.
Elworth Grange residential and dementia care home in Sandbach, Cheshire, has been voted 10 out of 10 on prestigious care home website, carehome.co.uk. The score, which is awarded from reviews submitted by residents and their families and friends, is based on 17 positive reviews.
Cheshire East Council wants your views on its plans for dealing with potentially contaminated land in the borough.
Walkers can once again enjoy one of the borough’s popular countryside footpaths now that a new footbridge has been installed by Cheshire East Council together with a newly resurfaced footpath.
Cheshire East Council is urging people to share their views on the latest proposals to boost cycling and walking in the borough.
Cheshire East Council is inviting applications to its Green Homes Grant scheme.
Police investigating a suspicious incident in Alsager are looking into a second similar report.
Police leaders in Cheshire are calling on the government to reconsider its decision to not prioritise police officers for the Covid-19 vaccine.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination programme in British history – that sets ambitious targets as the Government continues to ramp up its vaccine rollout.
There’s a big increase in elderly people being contacted by someone pretending to be from the police and asking them to withdraw money from the bank.
Freedom comes to Cheshire soon with the announcement of a lifting of lockdown restrictions starting next month. And working on a local plan for people in the area and visitors is Howard Lewis the General Manager at Crewe Hall, who from tomorrow will be actioning an 80 day countdown to ‘Freeday’ May 17.
Sandbach Clean Team are set to improve the local area as a result of funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane’s Community Police Fund.
Over the past few weeks we have seen an increase in theft of tools from work vans. This has a huge impact on the victim not only for the loss of tools and the cost to replace them but also the work they cannot complete meaning a loss of earnings.
Detectives investigating an attempted robbery in Crewe are appealing for information.
A pet corn snake found under a bucket in a shed in Cheshire has been rescued by the RSPCA and an appeal has been launched to find his owner.
Police are appealing for information from the public to help find a missing man.
The county’s newest vaccination sites have received a shot in the arm from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service with firefighters and support staff joining NHS colleagues to administer thousands of Covid-19 vaccinations.
Community speed watch schemes in both Wilmslow and Prestbury and Alderley Edge have received funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane to make roads in the areas safer.
Funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane is set to benefit a project in Chester which provides mental health support.
Local people in Congleton who have dementia are set to be offered support packs thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
Paid on-call firefighters are being sought as part of this year’s national on-call recruitment campaign.
In a bold move intended to help in the fight against climate change, one independent retailer from Macclesfield is seeking investment into UK seaweed farms while launching a 100% biodegradable clothing range made from seaweed fibre.
Children in Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Road users in Cheshire are being invited to learn more about plans to improve safety at a level crossing in Crewe.
Work begins on Monday, 22 February on a temporary green space in Northwich town centre on land that previously housed the outdoor market in Weaver Square.
Spades were in the ground on Thursday 18th February as the Crosstown Community Orchard was created by a team of volunteers.
Wincham-based Select Plant Hire has almost doubled the size of its Cheshire depot and workforce after winning a contract to supply eco-cabins at HS2 construction sites.
Cyclists have an opportunity to express how safe they feel on the roads by filling out a short survey designed to help make the county’s roads safer for everyone.
A Manchester man has been jailed after committing burglaries and stealing cars in Cheshire.
A choir group from Hartford, Cheshire, has raised nearly £2,000 for charity Parkinson’s UK after releasing a lockdown fundraising video of their cover of the Coldplay classic ‘Fix You.’
A Cheshire healthcare professional has been honored at a national awards process for pioneering a new approach to supporting care home residents in the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Law on calling or texting while driving is quite clear, and nobody can claim they are unaware of it.
The Cheshire Women's League clubs have agreed that, for 2021, the first division will revert to the format in which it was originally intended to play the 2020 season.
Whilst Cheshire East Conservatives criticised the rise in Council Tax that has been necessitated, and indeed facilitated, by their Government, the joint Labour and Independent administration passed a balanced budget to ensure funding for vital services is preserved.
A scheme to protect the lives of cyclists from dangerous drivers has been awarded a cash boost by the police and crime commissioner for Cheshire David Keane.
What does Cheshire mean to you? Is there a place in the County that inspires you, an area of outstanding natural beauty, a local park or a little nook or cranny? The Cheshire West and Chester Museums are calling for photographs for a new rolling online exhibition celebrating the Borough being launched on Friday 26 February.
SME manufacturers in Cheshire using digital tools and technology to transform its business will share its inspiring stories at a free-to-access online summit.
A 67-year-old man from Wilmslow has become the first person to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at a new vaccination centre in Cheshire.
Local fostering organisation, Foster Careline, is calling on the region’s LGBT+ community to consider fostering, as research highlights stark misconceptions about who can foster which could be impacting foster care recruitment.
Residents are being asked to share how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their shopping habits as part of a survey on the recovery of Knutsford Town Centre.
A man who sexually abused two young children has been jailed thanks to the bravery and courage of his victims.
A 17-year-old boy stopped by British Transport Police’s (BTP) County Lines Taskforce at Crewe railway station has been arrested after being found in possession of £2,000, heroin and crack cocaine.
You may have received a phone call from Cheshire Fire and Rescue's main switchboard number, 01606 868700, or another one of our phone numbers with the 01606 868 prefix. This is a scam!
Walkers are being urged to use their daily exercise to raise money to support deaf and/or blind people in the region as part of a charity challenge.
Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane has vowed to do all he can to support victims of domestic abuse in Cheshire after cases have doubled since the start of the pandemic.
The Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) Cheshire East are thrilled to announce that they are working jointly with Macclesfield Town Council on a new community Initiative.
Autac Products Ltd has once again teamed up with the Manchester-based charity, Prevent Breast Cancer, to raise funds in support of breast cancer awareness.
Some tips for preventing theft from your door step.
Detectives investigating a robbery at a petrol station in Sandiway have released a CCTV image of a man they are looking to speak to.
At around 6pm on 15 February, a 16-year-old girl was walking onto Audley Road from the alleyway at the top of Meadowcroft when she became aware of a man behind her.
In the first three weeks of March 2020 in the UK, 14 women and two children were killed as a result of domestic abuse - this is the highest rate for 11 years.
Andrew Hodgson, Director of Andrews Pharmacy, explained how its pharmacy on Kennedy Avenue, Macclesfield is helping to show the way forward for pharmacy-led vaccinations across the country when local MP, David Rutley, visited recently.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is again supporting communities during the Covid pandemic by playing an active role in the county’s vaccination programme – by helping to ensure that those who are vulnerable and want the vaccine can receive it.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has hailed the work of a community group after providing them with vital new funds to help deter criminals.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with assault occasioning ABH, assault and harrassment - breaching a restraiing order.
Several people were arrested during a week of action to tackle county lines drug dealing in Cheshire.
Two people from Greater Manchester have been charged with drug dealing offences after quantities of what are believed to be heroin and crack cocaine were seized from a house in Macclesfield.
The RSPCA was able to reunite two loved-up swans, named locally as Bonnie and Clyde, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
An estimated 1 in every 20 people diagnosed with COVID-19 experience the often ‘debilitating’ effects of long-term symptoms experienced after contracting COVID-19 – commonly known as ‘Long COVID’.
A new defibrillator for a rural Cheshire community has been hailed as a ‘potential life-saver’ by the county’s police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Over 1.6 million people across the North West have now had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a two vehicle collision on the A500 in Barthomley.
The oldest operating racecourse in the world is today planning to become the first in the UK to welcome back visitors.
A health chief has hailed the heroic effort to protect Cheshire’s most vulnerable residents from COVID-19 and signalled the determination to drive a reduction in health inequalities via the vaccine roll-out.
Cheshire East Council has launched a new survey for unpaid carers in Cheshire East, seeking feedback on their experiences, and to inform how best to support them.
A father and son have been charged with going equipped to commit catalytic converter thefts.
Over the past week, we have received a couple of reports of lead flashing being stolen from buildings that are not currently in use.
We’re warning the public to be vigilant of unsolicited emails promoting cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) investment opportunities.
Detectives investigating a burglary in Winsford are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.
Police in Macclesfield are appealing for witnesses following an assault near Macclesfield Hospital.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane has met with two groups supporting those affected by last month’s flooding.
As part of enquiries into the fire, two 16-year-old boys have been arrested and since released under investigation pending further enquiries.
Councils across England have today been allocated their share of £500 million for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10 million potholes across the country.
Several young victims of sexual violence have reported feeling “too frightened” to report sexual violence attacks due to the current restrictions in place across the UK.
During these challenging times APC Cardiovascular has stood firm on its commitment to supporting the mental and physical health and wellbeing of their employees and encouraging them to stay connected.
A Cheshire parish council has added a splash of colour to a hospital entrance after donating a rainbow bench.
Local MP, David Rutley, praised the hard work of local medical teams in the Macclesfield Primary Care Network and the support of dedicated volunteers when he visited the Vaccination Centre at Macclesfield Community Centre on Duke Street recently.
Urgent action is needed to combat people living with dementia ‘dying from loneliness’ in care homes, Alzheimer’s Society has warned.
Vaccination centres go live at Chester Racecourse and Alderley Park Conference Centre next week to help accelerate Cheshire’s drive to protect residents from COVID-19.
End of life charity, Marie Curie, is calling on people across the North West to step into spring next month by completing a daily 10,000 step challenge to show support for those impacted by death, dying and bereavement.
As the cold snap continues across the North West, water company United Utilities has been getting calls from householders affected by frozen plumbing.
Unfortunately, along with countless other organisations, the Bunbury Watermill Trust is unable at present to make any firm plans for re-opening to the public.
MPs have today (Thursday 11 February 2021) given the go-ahead to the next phases of Britain’s high speed rail network, with the Bill approving the building of HS2 Phase 2A north from the West Midlands to Crewe achieving Royal Assent.
Children’s cancer charity The Joshua Tree has been overwhelmed by the generosity of Tarmac and the Cheshire Freemasons who have made a considerable donation to complete the new support centre.
Detectives investigating a disused building that was deliberately set on fire in Winsford are appealing for information.
A Cheshire health leader has thanked residents for protecting themselves, their loved ones and the NHS by getting vaccinated against flu in greater numbers than ever before.
Work has started on a multi-million pound project to expand Leighton Hospital’s Emergency Department.
Almost one third of all patients who have needed hospital treatment for Covid since the pandemic began were admitted last month.
VISAV Limited want to keep you updated as part of their ongoing commitment under General Data Protection Guidance (GDPR) to ensure that you understand the basics regarding your membership of the Neighbourhood Alert system.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed new analysis showing that local authorities across Cheshire have so far received an extra £143 million to support vital local services during the Covid-19 pandemic, with further funding confirmed for next year.
Police are urging residents to continue to stick the rules after a large number of fines were issued in the first month of lockdown.
Sir Michael Caine and Sir Elton John have teamed up in a new NHS England campaign advertisement.
Cheshire Rural Crime team are working in partnership with Trading Standards from Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire East Council Supported by the Community PCSO’s to help protect farmers from “cold callers”.
Starting the new year with another nationwide lockdown really wasn’t the way that any of us wanted to begin 2021, but we’re doing our very best to remain positive and trying to keep visitors connected with their favourite zoo.
Cheshire-based Pott Shrigley Church School has increased its focus on mindfulness to help both those in attendance and home-schooling during the most recent lockdown.
The NHS is launching a new campaign to urge families in Merseyside to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation.
Patients and fundraisers at The Christie are urging people to support key projects and services funded by The Christie charity.
Wrexham MP, Sarah Atherton, has brought together residents in her constituency with neighbouring MPs, local councillors and Wrexham County Borough Council representatives in a socially distanced outdoor meeting to highlight flood damage caused by Storm Christoph.
If you’ve wondered why the Rainbow Flag is flying outside Cheshire fire stations and headquarters, they are being flown to mark LGBT History Month.
Local MP, David Rutley, has thanked local doctors, nurses and support staff at the Middlewood Partnership and volunteers, on behalf of local residents, for all that they are doing to successfully roll out the coronavirus vaccine and tackle the pandemic locally.
Cheshire Constabulary has called on the public to have their say on how dedicated services can offer even greater support to women and girls who have been subjected to violence.
Children in Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a robbery at a petrol station in Sandiway.
Two men have been charged with a drug dealing offence following a vehicle stop in Crewe.
A 60-year-old man who sexually assaulted a young girl over a period of two years has been jailed.
The RSPCA is asking animal lovers to help needy animals and donate at the Pets at Home fundraising weekend this Valentine’s Weekend.
Staff at Elworth Grange care home have provided over 200 local key workers with a tasty breakfast to support fellow pandemic heroes.
Despite live rehearsals being on hold since last March, the members and supporters of Macclesfield Youth Brass Band have raised £1163.75 for the Christie at Macclesfield appeal thanks to the success of their virtual Christmas concert.
This Children’s Mental Health Week, local NHS Trust Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) are encouraging children and young people to look after their mental wellbeing.
Cheshire East Council will fly the rainbow flag with pride for the whole of February to celebrate LGBT History Month.
Crewe’s bid for up to £25m of funding from the government’s Towns Fund has been submitted – taking the town a step closer to achieving its future vision.
Cheshire East Council is seeking people’s views on a second phase of ‘active travel’ schemes to boost cycling and walking – following the award of additional government funding.
Cheshire East Council has agreed initial steps to boost carbon emission reduction at Leighton Grange, Crewe.
Cheshire East Council has revoked seven air quality management areas as a result of falling pollution levels.
It’s a well-known fact that using a mobile phone while driving is one of the main contributory factors in a fatal collision.
Chief Fire Officers are praising nursing home owners in Mobberley for their diligence in fitting a sprinkler system which activated when a fire broke out, immediately extinguishing the flames at source.
Police officer numbers in Cheshire are set to reach their highest level in more than 10 years after the police budget was approved by the county’s Police and Crime Panel.
Individuals and organisations in Cheshire who have gone the extra mile to support people affected by dementia over the past year could be recognised at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
A food waste slow cooker campaign has been launched by Cheshire based charity, Cheshire Food Hub, with support from online electricals retailer, AO.com, as part of a drive to tackle food poverty in the local community.
Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway.
Award winning leisure attraction and home to the world’s largest ice cream shop, The Ice Cream Farm, located just outside Chester, has laid out plans to preserve its future and adapt its offering to embrace new customers.
An 80 year old coronavirus survivor has raised over £1,200 for the hospital that ‘saved her life’, by completing a ‘track day’ in her wheelchair.
Residents urged to remain vigilant following increase in catalytic converter thefts.
Northern’s path to transforming its network and improving its trains has reached a significant milestone.
The National Lottery is hunting for a missing winner who is set for one amazing year after having won £10K a month for one year on the ‘Set For Life’ draw-based game.
A healthcare professional has achieved academic success to switch career while juggling working full-time, moving home across the country and the birth of his child.
During lockdown Everybody Sport and Recreation have been delivering small Inclusive Cycling sessions outdoors for young people with a disability or impairment to keep active during lockdown.
The FCA have chosen to now regulate Buy Now Pay Later Schemes.
Ahead of this year’s national “Time To Talk” day, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) staff have been sharing their personal challenges with mental health.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at Moody’s jewellery shop in Nantwich.
Cheshire East Council has extended its consultation on local transport plans for the borough.
A Northwich man, who is receiving treatment for prostate cancer, is urging people across Cheshire to support Cancer Research UK’s latest fundraising campaign, Walk All Over Cancer.
Businesses across Cheshire and Warrington are being called upon to continue to support the fight against COVID-19 and pave the way for economic recovery by redoubling safety measures where possible.
Detectives investigating a series of burglaries and car thefts across Cheshire have charged seven men.
Work to transform a motorway junction in Cheshire is on course to be completed in the summer after roadworkers battled snow, rain, freezing temperatures and flooding along a planned diversion route to install huge bridge beams over the M6.
A local hospital charity raised over £6,000 with their festive activities, which included £5,000 from their annual Merry Miles fun run.
A family-run construction firm which knows first-hand the importance of cancer treatment is pledging to raise £175,000 toward a new state-of-the-art cancer centre.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is sharing life-saving safety advice as part of a national month-long focus on cooking.
A burglar from Bollington who targeted a pensioner’s home in the area has been jailed.
Cheshire Community Foundation has distributed over £8 million in grants over the past 8 years.
A youth victim support service piloted in Halton is set to be made available to all under 18s in Cheshire thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
A Northwich care home executive was given a surprise gift for her efforts in keeping staff and residents safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following an increase in the proportion of vehicles speeding in the first national lockdown, THINK! is launching a new campaign encouraging high-risk young male drivers to rethink their need to speed when making essential journeys.
An innovative new sign has been put up at the multi-award winning Handforth Railway Station in Cheshire, thanks to a partnership with a sensory loss charity and a community group.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a four-year-old child sustained life threatening injuries following a collision in Crewe.
New statistics released by leading rural insurer NFU Mutual today (Tuesday 2 February), estimate the cost of dog attacks on farm animals across the North West cost nearly £145,000 last year.
Cheshire Constabulary has welcomed its first ever well-being dog into the family.
Survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence now have more opportunities to seek support thanks to Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, has praised the most recent CheshireWorks4U virtual jobs fair, which took place on Wednesday 27th January.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision in Nether Alderley.
A Winsford-based officer is gearing up for a daunting charity challenge to help other people with mental health problems.
The RSPCA has launched an investigation after the body of a puppy which had burns in her mouth and around her head was discovered at the side of a road in Cheshire. *****WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES*****
Between September 2019 and September 2020, Action Fraud received just over 17,000 reports of investment fraud, amounting to £657.4m in reported losses.
In association with ‘Literacy Counts’, a successful and experienced training provider for promoting literacy skills in young children, Cheshire East Council are running a series of free online webinars for parents focusing on different topics, offering support for those who are home-schooling and helping children to catch up on their education.
Cheshire East Council is providing additional support to vulnerable individuals and families during the winter months and those experiencing difficulties during the current pandemic.
Cheshire Constabulary has been bolstered by an additional 91 officers since the Government launched its major police recruitment drive over a year ago.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed the Government’s plans to make it even easier for employers of all sizes to join its flagship £2 billion Kickstart Scheme, which has already created more than 120,000 Kickstart jobs across the UK.
Three men involved in a shooting at a house in Crewe have been jailed.
A dad from Holmes Chapel has said he thought it was a joke when he was presented with a cheque for £369,346 on a video call.
Mercedes-Benz of Macclesfield is ready to ‘keep business moving’ for van customers.
A budget which will allow Cheshire Police to continue to deliver a truly local community police service has been approved by police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has today confirmed the timeline for reporting on the floods that have hit Northwich in recent times.
Cheshire East Council is reassuring businesses hit by the Covid-19 pandemic that it is still accepting new applications for business support grants – while committing even further resources to help process payments quicker.
Details have been revealed of some of the fantastic new traders setting up shop inside Crewe’s revamped Market Hall.
Cheshire East Council has extended its consultation on local transport plans for the borough.
Macclesfield’s new Chief Inspector, David Moores, recently met local MP, David Rutley, to discuss policing priorities in the town and surrounding communities.
Cheshire East Council’s highways service has been faced with the challenge of intense rainfall, snow and ice as the new year delivers some severe weather events.
A man from Winsford who breached his criminal behaviour order less than a week after being released from prison has been jailed.
A 37-year-old man has been charged after a cannabis farm was discovered in Crewe.
A house in Bollington, which was plagued with anti-social behaviour, violence and drug related activity, has been closed down thanks to the work of local officers.
In 2015, the Labour Group on Cheshire East Council raised concerns over contracts awarded to Core Fit Ltd, a company run by a close friend of then Conservative Leader, Michael Jones.
Police are urging residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding to be aware of rogue traders.
The family of a 26-year-old man who died in a collision in Middlewich have paid tribute to him.
Newsletter will focus on all things Knutsford Town Centre and its aim is to ensure all members of the community know what is available to residents during both during Lockdown and, if popular, in ‘normal times’.
Cheshire East Council has published the documents that set out spending plans and priorities for the organisation over the next four years.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are carrying out an investigation following a flat fire in Macclesfield.
On Wednesday 20 January, Head Coach Gregor Townsend named a 35-man squad for the 2021 Six Nations Rugby Championship and that included the 20-year-old former Sandbach player Ewan Ashman.
Today Judge Everett sentenced Matthew Mason to life imprisonment.
Cheshire East Council has lifted timing restrictions on travel for holders of concessionary bus passes.
While it is not the way Sandbach RUFC hoped to start 2021, the club continues to face the problems caused by Covid-19 with innovation, commitment, and resilience.
The Barnaby Festival is looking for new trustees to support their work as a local charity.
Edward Timpson MP has welcomed the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination programme in British history – that sets ambitious targets as the Government continues to ramp up its vaccine rollout.
Cheshire East Council has published its response to HS2 Ltd’s latest consultation on changes to the phase 2b western leg design (Crewe to Manchester).
Gawsworth Community Shop is preparing to celebrate its 10th Birthday, on the Wednesday 10th March.
Cheshire East Council is inviting residents to have their say on a draft masterplan for Macclesfield's Victoria Park.
Local MP, David Rutley, has given his strong support to the campaign to ensure that much-needed improvements take place at the Broken Cross roundabout junction before houses being developed on Chelford Road are occupied.
Knutsford is to launch its own Adopt a Shop Scheme, after seeing it promoted by High Street guru Mary Portas and following its success in Dublin and other towns.
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Over Road near Church Minshull.
The views of women and girls across Cheshire are being sought to help shape the Government's strategy to tackle violence and abuse.
Cheshire businessman and great supporter of Silk 106.9, Cyril (Joe) Henshaw has died peacefully at his home after a long illness. He will be greatly missed by his loving family, friends, colleagues and customers.
Plans are in place for potential flooding incidents in Northwich following long periods of heavy rainfall over recent days.
Habiba Chowdhury, from Northwich, has been named as one of the UK’s most 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs by Small Business Britain’s f:Entrepreneur ‘#ialso100’ campaign.
At Warrington Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday 19 January, Paul McMillan was remanded into custody.
New market research released today reveals how many people in the North West are looking to 2021 for the career plan shake-up they had envisaged at the turn of the new decade, before the Covid-19 pandemic struck.
A 35-year-old man from Alsager has been charged after a pensioner was assaulted during a burglary incident in the town.
Elworth Grange is the first care home in Sandbach to receive the Covid-19 vaccination as residents and staff received their first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech jab. Following the vaccinations, the team presented each nurse with a breakfast sandwich and hot drink as a gesture of their appreciation.
Bollington Town Council has announced ambitious plans to install six electric vehicle charging points at Pool Bank car park, supporting residents with their switch to zero emission vehicles.
A Northwich care home executive was given a surprise gift for her efforts in keeping staff and residents safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Having actively campaigned for fundamental reforms for local leaseholders over recent years, local MP, David Rutley, has warmly welcomed the Government’s recently announced plans to provide greater fairness, save money and establish clearer security for millions of leaseholders across the country.
School-age children in Wilmslow have participated in a study to evaluate the usability of a breakthrough saliva-based COVID-19 test.
Victims of domestic abuse will be now able to access support from local pharmacies in Eddisbury, as part of the Ask for ANI scheme backed by local MP Edward Timpson and the Government.
Firefighters have launched an investigation after a woman died in a house fire in Bollington.
Young people across Eddisbury are set to benefit from a national, multi-million-pound fund aimed at making sure those studying pioneering new T Level qualifications from 2022 have access to world class facilities and equipment.
This week Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police came together to work on Operation Triplet.
The plans mean that hard to reach areas in rural communities will have access to gigabit-capable, full-fibre broadband, something that has incredible benefits for not just home use, but also the ability for businesses to trade.
A Shetland pony, rescued by the RSPCA after he was seen pulling passengers along in a makeshift wheelie bin trap through a Cheshire town, is enjoying life in his new home.
Siemens is bucking the downward trend in early careers opportunities by offering 26 school leavers, university students and graduates a pathway into manufacturing, automation and digitalisation.
With many more of us working from home, it is ever likely that we are sitting at a home desk (often the kitchen table) for long periods and due to current lockdown restrictions are limited to exercising outside only once per day.
Pre-schoolers at Townhouse Nursery in Alsager have been getting active with online Family Dance Fit workouts by Health and Wellbeing Charity Everybody Leisure.
Life-saving coronavirus jabs will begin to be delivered at two community pharmacies in the North West from today, as the NHS accelerates the biggest vaccination programme in its history.
Migrating toads in the village of Smallwood are to get special protection as they head off to breed, thanks to Cheshire East Council.
Kidsgrove station’s multi-million-pound accessibility upgrade will ramp up from next week, as work to stabilise historic mine shafts under the site gets underway.
Vulnerable older people in Cheshire East are being supported through the pandemic by Age UK thanks to funding from the county’s police and crime commissioner (PCC).
The Equilibrium Foundation, the charitable trust of financial planning firm Equilibrium, has given a funding boost to three separate charities in the Cheshire East area as part of its community support scheme.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed the partnership approach taken in developing a Covid-19 recovery plan for Macclesfield.
Congleton Town Hall are pleased to welcome back NHS staff and volunteers this Thursday & Friday, as more patients with appointments attend for their Covid 19 vaccination.
Police investigating the supply of drugs to HMP Risley have arrested five people.
Cheshire East Council has launched a new jobs and training support programme to help more than 5,000 young people and adults across the county to achieve their goals.