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The leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has sent a letter to the Secretary of State to share her concern about the decision to introduce legislation to keep Chester Zoo closed indefinitely.
Taking a day trip is not essential. That’s the message from rail operator Northern, which is calling on all rail travellers in the North West to take extra time to think ‘Is my journey necessary?’.
Tatton Park has successfully begun welcoming visitors to its newly-reopened parklands.
As public transport usage is expected to further increase, the wearing of face coverings for transport providers and passengers will become a mandatory requirement.
Over the course of the past couple of months, the charity Level Playing Field has continued to support disabled sports fans in a number of different ways.
The Government will work with operators to make it mandatory for passengers to wear face coverings when using public transport in England.
Two men who seriously assaulted an innocent member of the public at a public house in Tarporley have been sentenced.
Cheshire East Council is set to begin another major project to revamp one of the borough’s leisure and recreation spots as part of its long-term strategy to raise the standard of local amenities.
RSPCA reveals 546 calls about litter in Cheshire, over the past five years, and calls for people enjoying days out to dispose of rubbish carefully.
Knutsford’s Amanda Stoneham, has created a wonderful new workforce and provided over 50 jobs for individuals whose careers have been seriously impacted by the virus via her company, Compassionate Care Group.
Three Cheshire Labour MPs have written to the government over fears for the future of Chester Zoo.
At Congleton Town Council’s first virtual Council meeting, held on 28th May, it was voted that the roles of Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor will stay the same through until May 2021.
New research has found 75 % of people living in the North West think their local green spaces, including the countryside next door to where they live, could be enhanced.
The iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory is taking its first major steps to resume operations after lockdown as part of what is probably the biggest ‘reboot’ in the history of astrophysics.
Cheshire's Conservative MPs have joined forces with local councillors to highlight to the government the amazing conservation work of Chester Zoo as they call for it to be reopened.
Chester Zoo has revealed the coronavirus pandemic has already cost the wildlife charity a staggering £5m – and its gates could remain closed ‘indefinitely’.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is now able again to allow trailers, pickups and vans to use its Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Having clocked up hundreds of miles to raise funds to find a cure for the condition, on Saturday 13th June Rich Binns will be cycling a further 100K in a final push for donations to his BackingJack Campaign.
An RSPCA animal rescuer had to dive across the water to save an injured swan with a fishing hook embedded in his leg.
Re-opening seven North West Academies Trust primary schools across Cheshire and Shropshire has proved a 'positive and uplifting' experience for pupils and parents.
14 charities based in Cheshire have received donations of £1,000 each as part of the Movement for Good awards.
The weather has changed quite dramatically with heavy rain making driving conditions hazardous.
Cheshire Constabulary are committed to delivering the best possible service to everyone in the county.
If you receive a pre-recorded message from telephone number 01227708977 saying it is from HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) this is totally false.
Cheshire Constabulary is warning residents to be vigilant following a significant increase in fraud offences.
Parents have hailed the NSPCC’s Look, Say, Sing, Play campaign a lifesaver during lockdown, as it launches nationally across the UK today.
Officers investigating an arson incident in Congleton are appealing for information from members of the public.
As lockdown in England eases and many venture out into their local green spaces, new research has found 75 % of people living in the North West think their local green spaces, including the countryside next door to where they live, could be enhanced.
Cheshire East Cabinet members are to discuss the report of the ‘corporate peer challenge’ undertaken earlier this year by the Local Government Association.
Diabetes UK is urging people with diabetes to look after their feet during lockdown and to seek medical help urgently if they notice anything unusual.
The decision is part of a phased response to the latest government guidance and advice from Public Health England.
To mark Volunteers’ Week 2020, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is paying tribute to its team of volunteers for their incredible support, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
Following another increase of outdoor fires across Cheshire this weekend, firefighters are continuing to warn residents of the dangers and potentially devastating consequences.
As we mark volunteer’s week, the NSPCC would like take the opportunity to thank the excellent people across the North West who have recently volunteered to take on some amazing fundraising challenges to raise money for the charity.
Cheshire West and Chester Council and Public Sector Plc’s “Build & Thrive” partnership has appointed civil engineering contractor A E Yates Ltd to deliver the £5m first phase package of infrastructure work to continue the expansion of the town’s successful industrial estate.
A memorial garden is to be created at Vale Royal Crematorium as a tranquil place where people can come to remember loved ones who died during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Three people in Macclesfield are celebrating today after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
As hot weather continues, people are being asked to look out for frail and elderly neighbours, family and friends wherever social distancing guidelines can be applied.
Three people in Crewe were celebrating over the weekend after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
A phased twenty-year pipeline of rail investment would support the North’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and unlock future potential.
‘Lockdown speeding’ has become a very unwelcome by-product of the Government’s fight against coronavirus.
Following the latest announcement from the Government, plans are being finalised for how to safely re-open town centres and high streets in the Borough.
An investigation has uncovered over two-thirds of burglaries and vehicle crimes are being closed by police forces throughout the North West without a suspect being identified.
The role of NHS Volunteer Responders has been recognised by The Duchess of Cornwall at start of Volunteers’ Week.
Following the death of his grandfather, at the start of lockdown, Seb Thompson from Poynton signed up to run 100 miles in 30 days for the Alzheimer’s Society.
At its meeting on Wednesday 27 May 2020, having carefully considered submissions from Clubs, the EFL Board agreed to progress with the proposed framework it outlined on Thursday 21 May 2020 in respect of changes to EFL Regulations in the event Season 2019/20 is curtailed in any EFL Division.
Cheshire East Council will be installing two new average speed cameras on the A536 in Eaton, Congleton as part of the wider package of mitigation measures for the Congleton Link Road.
Following recent government advice, Cheshire East are preparing to reopen their indoor and outdoor markets.
Cheshire East Council has launched a £4.28m discretionary fund to support small businesses.
Councillor Laura Crane, Cheshire East Council cabinet member with responsibility for waste, has thanked waste collection teams for their hard work during the on-going Covid-19 crisis.
Home security is important no matter how sunny it is outside in the day or how humid it is at night.
Worried water bosses have issued a stark danger warning to visitors at some of the region’s favourite beauty spots this weekend, as shocking pictures show the extent of people ignoring life-preserving social distancing and ‘no swimming’ advice.
Cheshire Police is reminding people to keep up the good work of staying alert and staying safe this weekend.
The current spell of warm weather may tempt you to visit Hatchmere Lake in Delamere.
There has been a dramatic fall in traffic volumes across the borough, with walking and cycling having played an increasingly important role.
The Council has been working hard to continue with plans for Northwich Outdoor Market following the fire on 3rd January, which damaged the building beyond repair.
Firefighters are warning residents to be aware of the devastating consequences of fires in open spaces following an increase in incidents across Cheshire.
Politicians, sports stars and media personalities said “thank you” today to railway staff for keeping freight and critical workers moving during the Covid-19 crisis.
Feeling the pressure to drive faster than you would like?
Patients at the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West are being kept in touch with their loved ones thanks to a dedicated team of redeployed and returning nurses.
More than 10,000 online grooming crimes have been recorded by police under a new law that made it illegal to send sexual messages to children, the NSPCC has revealed.
A £1.4M project to protect a key North West pharmaceuticals site and ensure its sensitive manufacturing systems can operate around the clock has been completed.
Detectives investigating a burglary in Congleton are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s StreetCare teams will stop cutting grass in specially selected areas, as a trial in 13 of the borough’s parks to create permanent wildflower meadows this summer.
Cheshire Police remind you not to leave your dog in the car if it's hot.
The Special Constabulary dedicated thousands of hours to protect the communities of Cheshire last month after enhancing the force’s continued work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Business leaders in Cheshire are being urged to help support thousands of children from across the region who are without access to online learning during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in his neck in Congleton.
Detectives investigating a collision in Knutsford have charged a man with attempted section 18 assault and dangerous driving.
Royal Mail is ramping up its support in delivering on behalf of the government personal protective equipment for key workers in care homes and GP surgeries.
With the lockdown remaining fully in place in Wales and measures in England altering, Neighbourhood Watch groups continue to support individuals and their communities to adapt, stay safe and manage the situation.
In February more than 2,400 people across the country took part in a star counting survey run by CPRE, the countryside charity.
Age UK Cheshire East’s new befriending service has welcomed on board one of its longstanding Business Supporters as one of its new befrienders.
On Thursday 28th of May the lead for physical activity and sport across Cheshire and Warrington, Active Cheshire, will release an opportunity of a lifetime with its Active Adventures launch.
The RSPCA is facing a cat crisis as the charity cares for more cats than any other pet with more than 1,000 felines.
The COVID-19 lockdown is helping to accelerate take-up of digital banking services amongst North West consumers, with many feeling more confident about using online and mobile channels, new research shows.
The North West water company, which introduced the UK’s first water sniffer dogs, is blazing yet another new trail.
A Macclesfield sex offender has been jailed after arranging to meet a girl under 16 and failing to adhere to his Sexual Harm Prevention Order.
Detectives investigating a collision in Knutsford have charged a man with section 18 assault and dangerous driving.
A new state-of-the-art care home in Sandbach is getting set to open its doors for the first time in June after the original launch earlier this year was sadly delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Stephen Bushall was arrested at his home off School Road in Rudheath, near Northwich, at around 11am on Thursday 21 May.
A live question and answer session with Cheshire Police and domestic abuse support agencies will take place on Thursday 28 May between 10am and 11am.
There are not any specific laws against burning rubbish in your garden or having a bonfire in your garden, but there are several laws that deal with the nuisance that fires/bonfires can cause.
Small businesses and employers across the UK who have paid statutory sick pay to staff taking coronavirus-related leave will be able to claim back the money from today.
A mum-of-two is urging others to take extra care after an electrical fault led to a fire destroying her Winsford home.
“Friendship Trees” have been established to ensure that vulnerable older residents receive much needed regular phone calls to check that they are safe and well during the coronavirus pandemic.
The NHS in Cheshire is urging people not to allow coronavirus to stop them getting the care they need.
Citizens Advice will receive a funding boost of up to £15m to help them deal with increased demand for advice and information from the public during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new £6.5 million fund for councils in the North West to support their local high streets to get safely back to business has been announced today by High Streets Minister Simon Clarke.
The safety of our roads is paramount.
The EFL has provided its clubs with updated and finalised Return to Training Protocols.
Cheshire East Council is sending out a message of reassurance to all parents and teaching staff that safety is paramount.
The construction of the Congleton Link Road has continued during lockdown, with significant progress being made over recent weeks.
Further funding to protect and increase transport services, level up infrastructure and regenerate local economies after coronavirus has been announced by the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today.
As a gesture of thanks to his local NHS staff, TV presenter Paddy McGuinness has provided free Marks and Spencer meals for employees at Macclesfield Hospital and also Royal Bolton Hospital.
Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing the government for significant additional funding to meet the rising costs of combatting Covid-19.
Local MP David Rutley, spoke with Ms Jane McCall, the new Chair of Peaks & Plains Housing Trust as well as Mr Mark Howden, Interim Chief Executive, to discuss the important work that the Trust is doing to support its residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
In line with government guidance, Arriva will be operating new social distancing measures on all of its buses with immediate effect.
During the current pandemic and with many children not yet returning to school, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone to think about keeping themselves and their family safe.
Road users and rail passengers are being advised about work to completely rebuild a road bridge over the railway in Crewe.
The lead for physical activity and sport across Cheshire and Warrington, Active Cheshire, will release an opportunity of a lifetime in the upcoming days. If it is action-packed voyage you want, keep your eye out on the 28th of May 2020 for the Active Adventurers launch.
A charity that helps over 180 people with Down’s syndrome (DS) and their families in Cheshire has risen to the challenge of continuing to provide support during lockdown.
The EFL Board met yesterday to consider the feedback and subsequent implications of last week’s Divisional Club meetings, as the League continues to address the many complex financial and operational matters resulting out of the COVID-19 crisis, including how the 2019/20 campaign is concluded.
Around 1,500 former health staff from across the North West have come forward to return to the NHS in response to the call to support the coronavirus effort.
Drivers are planning just under 10 million separate leisure journeys by car this coming Bank Holiday weekend, half the number compared to last year.
Detectives investigating a series of burglaries across Cheshire have charged two people.
Cheshire Constabulary would like to remind the public about help-desk services available at local police stations, now that lockdown measures have eased.
A timely message from Cheshire Police.
A beloved wooden bench has been restored to Plumley station, in the shape of a replica as a nod to the Mid-Cheshire Line’s heritage.
Cheshire West and Chester Council re-opened its Household Waste Recycling Centres last week, with new operating methods to ensure all sites are following social distancing rules.
For the first time in a generation, our skies are full of the sounds of nature undisturbed by the noise of aircraft.
Detectives investigating a serious assault in Crewe are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.
Cheshire East cabinet members have paid tribute to the dedication and life-saving work of the council’s public health and social care teams during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This Mental Health Awareness Week, local NHS Trust Cheshire and Wirral Partnership are encouraging the local community to look after their own mental health and the wellbeing of others.
Patients at Crewe’s Leighton Hospital who have been hospitalised with COVID-19 are playing a vital role in research into the virus.
Morrisons is the first supermarket to offer a safe space where victims of domestic abuse can contact support services.
With warm weather predicted this weekend and lockdown restrictions eased in England, the countryside charity, is encouraging everyone to stay local and enjoy the green spaces available on their doorsteps safely.
Levels of poverty amongst children in the North West have risen by 4.5% since 2014, going from 18.5% to 23%, new figures show.
Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, has come into effect today, 20 May 2020.
A Head Teacher will become the heroine of her own fairy-tale, when the BBC’s One Show will surprise her during a storytelling session with pupils at Peartree Primary School in Nantwich.
This mental health awareness week, local NHS Trust Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) are encouraging the local community to look after their own mental health and the wellbeing of others.
With the world engulfed within the coronavirus pandemic, Mental Health Awareness week has assumed added significance this year as the Silkmen join with the EFL's charity partner and urge you to #SpeakYourMind.
Mental Health Awareness Week presents an ideal opportunity to highlight the importance of mental health amongst the younger demographic living in Cheshire East.
It’s the second week of Foster Care Fortnight and Cheshire East Council is stepping up its celebration of the annual event and reminding people of the ongoing need to recruit foster carers.
A man has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and affray in connection with an incident in Crewe.
A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees,the Government has announced.
Detectives are appealing for information from members of the public following a serious assault in Crewe.
Police in the North West are joining forces to urge motorists to stop speeding following the lifting of some travel restrictions by the government.
Kathy Simms, from Crewe, has shared her story with the UK charity Action for M.E., after she was diagnosed with M.E. in 2019.
It’s a difficult time for many people at the moment in the Cheshire area.
A mental health champion has urged the people of Cheshire to look out for each other and seek help if they need it amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
As we mark Mental Health Awareness Week, it’s important to reflect on this year’s theme of kindness and how it plays into managing the mental health and wellbeing of our children and ourselves.
The British Red Cross has set up a free coronavirus support line for people who are staying home and finding it difficult to access food and medication, or feeling lonely or worried, during these uncertain times.
With lockdown bringing communities together more than ever before, first time mum Charlotte Percy, a solicitor and Co-op Pioneer for the community, set about organising an initiative to honour the keyworkers in her local village of Gawsworth, Macclesfield.
Fake TV Licensing emails with a Covid-19 related hook have been appearing nationally.
Representatives of League One and League Two Clubs have met by division where they have shared a wide range of comprehensive views in respect of how the 2019/20 season is concluded.
Although we are unsure of when football will return to the Moss Rose, we are currently doing our best to carry out as many maintenance jobs around the ground that we can.
Cheshire East Council has launched an online mental health information point for Mental Health Awareness Week, which this year has the theme of ‘kindness’.
Next week is National Mental Health Awareness Week. This has been running since 2001 and is led by the Mental Health Foundation.
Cheshire Constabulary is continuing to protect residents throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Police are appealing for information from the public to help trace a 34-year-old Northwich man who is wanted on recall to prison.
Taste Cheshire, the definitive guide to Food and Drink across Cheshire and We Love Good Times, Cheshire’s no1 online Lifestyle magazine have teamed up with Cheshire software provider QBunk to help find a way for the hospitality industry to get back trading in a safe and efficient fashion.
Northern is to introduce amended timetables from Monday (18 May) to continue to help key workers and those making essential journeys get where they need to be.
Journeys on local roads, railways and motorways will be smoother and safer thanks to a multi-billion-pound infrastructure package, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps will announce today.
Keep Britain Tidy urges visitors to take their rubbish home in order to keep public spaces clean and safe for everyone.
Over a quarter of adults surveyed in the North of England are unsure where to seek help about suspected child abuse despite worries about the heightened risks to young people during the lockdown.
At a time when gyms are closed and the population is being asked to stay at home, finding ways to keep active can be challenging.
Cheshire GP practices have signed up for crucial national research to protect people from Coronavirus and they are urging patients to get involved.
The Alderley Edge Neighbourhood Plan is well on track, gaining over 90% support from residents and local groups for all 20 policies in the latest consultation.
As the easing of restrictions start today those living and working in the county are being urged to be aware of the new guidelines and continue to stay at home where they can.
You are invited to take part in an online workshop on Thursday 21 May at 2pm to assist Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
The UK Government’s world-leading scheme to support the self-employed has today opened for claims – weeks ahead of schedule.
Detectives from Cheshire Police have arrested four women in connection with a series of high value frauds across the North West of England.
NHS Nightingale Hospital North West celebrated International Nurses Day yesterday with staff from right across the hospital showing their thanks to their nursing colleagues.
If you are using your vehicle for the first time in several weeks – while following Government advice - Highways England has an important message for you: check it!
Local MPs Esther McVey and Edward Timpson are being urged to apply pressure on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to ensure the criminal justice system in Cheshire doesn’t collapse post-Covid-19, by backing five rescue measures for the legal sector in the region.
Restrictions on angling in ENGLAND are eased from today, following updated government guidance on outdoor activities.
A Cheshire East cabinet member has praised the sensitive work and dedication of the council’s registration and bereavement services teams during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Monday marked the start of Foster Care Fortnight and Cheshire East is using the annual event as a reminder to people that the need for foster carers has never been greater.
New data from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has underscored the threat posed to millions of livelihoods by a sudden retraction of support for small firms in the weeks ahead.
CVS are asking the nation to join then this Thursday 14th May at 8 pm, when you #ClapForTheNHS please also #CheerForTheVolunteers.
Cheshire Constabulary is committed to delivering the best possible service to everyone in the county.
Organisers of the Hale Barns Carnival have announced that the festival will not take place this year due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. They have revealed that they will return next year from Friday 16 – Sunday 18 July 2021.
RSPCA officers were called to the Northwich area, Cheshire, in January after concerns were raised about the welfare of an Akita at an address in the town.
Health and care leaders are encouraging the people of Cheshire to “shine a light” to mark International Nurses Day to recognise the extraordinary work that nurses are doing in the fight against coronavirus.
New guidance published today provides advice on how passengers should make journeys safely, following the publication of the Government’s roadmap and strategy for the next phase of the pandemic.
Plans for schools, colleges and early years settings across England to potentially open to more children and young people have been set out today.
The RSPCA has received more than 1,600 reports of abandoned animals across England & Wales since lockdown began - that’s 40 a day.
A new service has been set up to provide Intravenous medication to people in their own home.
Victims of domestic abuse were reminded that they are not alone during the coronavirus crisis in a live web chat hosted by Cheshire Police last week.
Detectives investigating an arson attack at a Chinese restaurant in Alderley Edge are appealing for information from members of the public.
Monckton Properties, part of the Tatton Estate, has donated £30,000 to Cheshire Community Foundation’s Cheshire and Warrington COVID – 19 Response Fund.
Whilst on lockdown and shielding for three months, vital support from community groups and face-to-face meet-ups, like You, Me and Tea cafes, organised by DSN, have been forced to be suspended.
Far more people will be cycling and walking thanks to plans to boost greener, active transport, launched today by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
The Government has today announced up to £16 million to provide food for those who are struggling as a result of coronavirus.
Today, the nation will unite to mark 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe.
Puppy fraud is on the increase during this lockdown period.
Stagecoach bus workers right across the country have joined together to create a special video to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
Detectives are asking the public to help them trace a man wanted in-connection with a firearms discharge in Crewe.
With the predicted nice weather for the Bank Holiday and weekend, people may be tempted to be out celebrating.
All of the major UK charities have suspended their doorstep collections and closed their shops.
Cheshire-born Olympian Leon Taylor, has launched a mindset and movement class in line with mental health awareness week 18-24th May.
Detectives from Macclesfield CID are appealing to the public to help trace a man who may be able to assist with their enquiries in relation an alleged robbery in Rainow.
Further to an Independent Disciplinary Commission hearing on Tuesday 21st April 2020, Macclesfield Town can confirm that the Club have been served with an immediate seven point deduction - with two additional points suspended.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has held another question and answer session with chief constable Darren Martland to answer Cheshire residents’ questions on how Cheshire Constabulary is policing the Coronavirus pandemic.
Officers are appealing for information from members of the public following an incident in Crewe.
Cheshire-based health company, Neubria, creators of a brain health supplement range, is donating Family Food Booster Boxes, to those unable to afford basic food for families based in the North West of England.
A Cheshire GP has reminded people that many community pharmacies will be open on Friday, May 8th 2020 for the Bank Holiday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
A man who terrorised a Crewe family has been jailed for two years and three months and ordered to stay away from them.
Local MP, David Rutley, recently participated in a Question & Answer Webinar with members of North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce. The event provided an opportunity for local businesses to raise questions and issues about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the economy.
Bank Holiday Friday 8th May is the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day ‘a shared moment of celebration’. Due to the current pandemic and social distancing the majority of VE Day events have been cancelled or postponed.
In the current situation you may need a little extra support.
Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical is giving away another £1million to charities with the return of its Movement for Good Awards. In 2019, more than 3,200 kind-hearted Cheshire residents voted for over 100 charities across the region.
Britain's biggest bus and coach operator has called for a joint strategy between industry and government to secure vital public transport networks out of the Covid-19 lockdown and beyond.
Captain Tom Moore’s local tailors wanted to gift the hero with new bespoke regimental blazer and trousers, to coincide with his 100th birthday celebrations, but also as a fitting tribute for the war veteran’s VE day celebrations.
Cheshire East’s cabinet held their first ‘virtual’ online meeting today where members agreed the council’s first carbon neutral action plan.
To mark the 75 year anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8 May, Cheshire East Council is calling on individuals and communities across the borough to come together during key moments safely or virtually, to pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of the entire Second World War generation.
Cheshire East’s cabinet has met in an online ‘virtual meeting’ – to ensure important council business progresses despite Covid-19.
Household waste and recycling centres will reopen on Monday 11 May. However, residents are asked to note that they will open with restrictions and traffic management in place.
WaterSafe is encouraging households in Cheshire to save water and help protect the environment as it partners with Waterwise for the sixth annual Water Saving Week.
Victims of domestic abuse are being reminded that they are not alone during the coronavirus crisis.
As today’s ONS figures show there are over 29,000 deaths involving Covid-19*. A new nationwide bereavement support service has been launched by Marie Curie, the UK’s leading end of life charity.
David Rutley, Macclesfield MP, has given his strong backing to an important new scams awareness campaign set up by Age UK Cheshire East.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Deaf Awareness Week by highlighting to people who are deaf or hard of hearing the importance of having the right smoke alarms in their homes, to keep them safe.
Fitting smoke alarms is a first crucial step to protecting yourself and those you love from a fire, but would everyone know what to do if one went off after a fire started in your home?
Cheshire NHS is urging people with health concerns to get in touch.
Luke Sheehan has formed a successful career for himself in social care since taking up his first job in the sector back in 2007.
The RSPCA dealt with 2,691 wildlife incidents in Cheshire last year, 325 about hedgehogs, and is bracing for a surge in calls to rescue sick, injured and orphaned wild animals and birds as the breeding season starts.
Officers are appealing for information after a cannabis farm was discovered at an address in Crewe.
Despite the current lockdown it is still a good idea to get some daily exercise. A short walk (conforming to Government guidelines) gives you fresh air, exercise and a chance to see our local countryside walking from your door can lead to some new and exciting places!
On Friday 8th May, Johnnie Johnson Housing will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a ‘VE Day Applause’ at 3pm.
This week, HM Revenue and Customs will start contacting around three and a half million customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to explain the application process and help them get ready to make a claim.
Home Instead Senior Care, Northwich and Knutsford, a service providing at-home care and companionship to older people across Northwich, Knutsford, Holmes Chapel, and surrounding areas, has been awarded a top industry accolade – Outstanding.
Officers are appealing for information after a windscreen of a marked police vehicle was smashed in Crewe.
Family owned, Cheshire preserve business Darlington and Daughters have announced the launch of a limited-edition version of their best-selling Strawberry Jam and Legendary Lemon Curd to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE day.
A recent survey conducted by Taste Cheshire found overwhelmingly that customers want the hospitality sector to find a way to open sooner rather than later, despite the possible imposition of social distancing and new operating procedures that might be imposed on the industry.
Regretfully, we have had to postpone this evening's Silkmen Trivia Quiz which was due to be held over on our Twitter channel at 7pm.
The EFL has today confirmed that the Academy Games Programme for the 2019/20 season has been terminated with immediate effect.
Cheshire East Council has launched a service that offers support to thousands of unpaid carers across the borough during the current Covid-19 crisis.
North West immunisation leads are urging people in the region to continue to attend routine vaccination appointments during the coronavirus pandemic.
The High Sheriff of Cheshire, Mr Nick Hopkinson completed 97.9 kilometres in 2 days. Inspiring people to create opportunities to workout and make it as fun and enjoyable as possible.
A former Councillor in Cheshire has been sentenced for fraudulently claiming around £5,000 in expenses over five years.
Active Cheshire, the lead for physical activity and sport in Cheshire, have partnered with a flower nursery called Mockridge Nurseries, Age UK and a local Social Care team to distribute flowers into the homes of older people and people suffering with mental health challenges.
Detectives in Macclesfield are urging motorists to vigilant following a spate of keyless car thefts.
Historic England is calling on people across the North West to share images that document their experience of seven days in “Lockdown”.
People who need wheelchairs and other mobility aids during the coronavirus crisis do not have to go without because of the national emergency.
Detectives are urging people who live in Hartford to be vigilant following the theft of a number of bicycles in the village.
Work Zones are helping people who are coming out of work as a result of Covid-19.
Police are investigating a serious collision involving a tractor and two cyclists on the A54 in Brereton Heath.
The motorway, which links Manchester to North Wales, is getting £12 million worth of improvements to provide better journeys for drivers.
Information about testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing all the time. We’ve created this quick reference guide for people who are living and working in Cheshire.
A mum from Mobberley, whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer as a baby, is calling on people across Cheshire to Race for Life at Home and carry on the fight against the disease in these unprecedented times.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Greenspace officers are keen to let everyone know this Sunday is International Dawn Chorus Day.
Detectives are appealing for information after a burglary at a newsagents in Northwich.
People living with diabetes across Cheshire and Merseyside can now register for ‘MyDiabetesMyWay’ an online platform to support them in improving how they self-manage their condition from home.
Cheshire East’s cabinet is to meet in a ‘virtual’ online meeting for the first time on 5 May.
Firefighters are warning people about the dangers of sky lanterns following a near miss in Winsford.
A 34-year-old man from Macclesfield has been charged following a burglary at a former pub in the town.
Following the huge success of their PARTY AT HOME event earlier this month, organisers of the annual HALE BARNS CARNIVAL have announced another live streaming festival taking place weekend from Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd May.
There is no doubt that these are testing times for us all and as such, we want to spread a little Silkmen happiness amongst our loyal fans as much as we can.
Reice Charles-Cook’s Macclesfield Town were eliminated from the Stay Intertoto Cup after a courageous display against tournament favourites Lorient.
Cheshire East Council has highlighted the government criteria for business grants – as it continues to distribute vital funds to eligible businesses in the borough.
We are continuing to support bereaved families through their difficult time, taking account of new measures implemented by the government and the new Coronavirus Act.
A man from Northwich is the first person in the county to be convicted of breaching an interim Stalking Protection Order (SPO).
Three men who were part of a group that raided an address near Macclesfield and threatened the occupants with knives and hammers have been jailed.
Despite the bleak and uncertain nature of all our lives at the moment and especially those in the Adult Care sector, the Rossendale Trust is standing strong under the pressure of Covid19 and is currently free of the virus.
Age UK Cheshire East has launched a timely new project to raise older people’s awareness of scams and doorstep crime.
Local MP, David Rutley, welcomed the opening of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for applications and the much-needed support that this will provide for businesses and their employees in and around Macclesfield in these challenging times.
A 44-year-old man who was found to have unlawfully killed his girlfriend in Handforth has been detained indefinitely under the Metal Health Act.
An 18-year-old man from Sandbach has been jailed after carrying out an armed robbery on a dog walker in the town.
The RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery in Cheshire is caring for its first kitten of 2020 after five-week-old Inky was rescued by the charity
A man from Northwich is the first person in the county to be convicted of breaching a Stalking Protection Order (SPO).
Many Cheshire East residents have been enjoying an unexpected bonus of the lockdown – quiet, almost empty roads along which it has been a pleasure to cycle and walk while taking our daily exercise.
Macclesfield Town's trip to Forest Green Rovers in the EFL Football Manager Cup will take place this coming Wednesday evening.
Three people in Macclesfield are celebrating today after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
Macc’s STAYINtertoto Cup future is in the hands of Middlesbrough’s Patrick Roberts after Reice Charles-Cook’s Silkmen were held to a draw at the hand of Wolves.
Cheshire East Council continues to work with local schools to ensure that parents and carers receive primary school offers for children due to start in September 2020.
Cheshire East Council has welcomed the latest announcement from The National Lottery Heritage Fund as it launches a £50m emergency response package to support the heritage community following the Covid-19 crisis.
Cheshire East Council has issued an update on how it is working to deliver more than £90 million in emergency business grants to qualifying businesses across the borough.
A swan that was bleeding from the nose after being shot in the neck has now been given a clean bill of health and released back to the wild in Cheshire.
Age UK Cheshire East, the older persons charity which operates specifically across Cheshire East, continues to support many older people at this difficult time, despite dwindling resources.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in Crewe.
The Cheshire NHS and local authority partners in both Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester are working closely together to support the essential supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect local health and care workers.
Reice Charles-Cook picked up his first loss as virtual manager of Macclesfield Town at the hands of underdogs Tom McIntyre and Reading.
Macclesfield Town's online Silkmen Trivia Quiz will return this Sunday, as we take another walk down Memory Lane together.
A food producer that helped feed the nation in the Second World War is supporting the fight against coronavirus by supplying its breakfast range to frontline staff, community organisations and those most at risk.
Knutsford Town Council is working with local marketing agency Boxed Red Marketing to produce a website designed to support Knutsford businesses during the current Covid-19 crisis.
A Sandbach-based TV and theatre director creates a ‘virtual academy’, accessible to all during lock down.