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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Call For Vigilance Following Spate Of Burglaries Across Cheshire



Cheshire residents are being urged to be vigilant following a spate of burglaries across the county.
A series of homes, sheds, garages and businesses were targeted by burglars over the weekend.
Vehicles parked in front of homes were also targeted, with keys to the cars stolen from inside the properties.
The majority of the burglary incidents occurred in Warrington.
There were also a significant number of burglaries in Widnes, Runcorn, Crewe and Ellesmere Port over the weekend.
Burglary incidents also took place in Winsford, Wilmslow, Congleton, Macclesfield, Mere, Smallwood, Alsager, Chester and Frodsham.
Police are investigating the burglaries and are assuring residents that they are doing everything they can to catch the people responsible and bring them to justice.
They are also urging anyone with information about any burglary incidents in Cheshire to come forward and are appealing for residents to take action to reduce their chances of becoming victims.
Chief Superintendent Bill Dutton said: “The public can aid our fight against such crimes by contacting us if they see burglaries being carried out or anyone acting suspiciously in their area.
“Information in relation to anyone carrying out, or suspected to be carrying out, burglaries will also be gratefully received.
“Cheshire residents can also help us and themselves by making it as difficult as possible for criminals to break into their homes, sheds, garages and businesses.
“They can do this by following our anti-burglary advice.”
The force’s tips for deterring would-be burglars include:
Homes and vehicles
• Ensure that all windows are closed and doors are locked at your property, even when you are at home or in the garden
• Use security devices, such as steering locks, to keep vehicles secure
• Never leave your car keys, house keys, purse or wallet on display near a door or window
• Use the security measures on modern windows, which allow them to let some air in but still be locked
• Keep all valuables out of sight of prying eyes
• Always avoid keeping large amounts of cash in your home
• If you are replacing or fitting new doors and windows, get ones that are certified to British Standard BS7950 (windows) or PAS 24-1 (doors)
• Fit mortise locks (Kitemarked BS3621) to all front and back doors, as well as locks to all windows which are easy to reach
• Have a burglar alarm fitted, but make sure that it is installed properly and works.
Outbuildings
• Never leave a garage, shed or other outbuilding unlocked and easy prey for opportunist thieves
• Fit strong padlocks to outbuilding doors and make sure that the doors are solid enough not to be kicked in
• Good external security lighting can put off or draw attention to a thief – the most appropriate form is high efficiency low energy lighting controlled by a dusk-to-dawn switch so that it only comes on when it is dark
• If you have external security lighting that comes on when sensing movement, make sure that the lights are directed downwards to prevent them from being annoying to neighbours and dangerous to passing traffic
• Strong fencing or gates will make it difficult for intruders to get onto your land
• Solid fences or walls, particularly those with a flat or rounded top, are relatively easy for a burglar to climb over – fixing trellising to the top can make it more difficult
• Check for weak spots where a thief could get onto your land, such as a low or sagging fence or a back gate with a weak lock
• A thorny hedge along the boundary of your property can put thieves off, as can gravel areas due to the noise of walking on them.
Businesses
• Be aware of people loitering near your premises
• Be suspicious of people in vehicles watching the business, particularly if this happens more than once
• Be alert for the unusual, such as people looking nervous and anyone showing unreasonable interest in security or staff numbers
• Check the identity of non-customer visitors, such as alarm engineers, surveyors etc, and call the organisations they claim to represent before allowing access
• Encourage staff to think critically about weaknesses in security and discuss them with management
• Seek advice from specialist insurers and brokers
• Keep as little cash as possible in the premises
• Do not count cash within the view of anyone else
• Locate any tills away from entrance/exit doors – this lessens vulnerability to till snatches
• Transfer excess cash to somewhere safe – you do not need a large number of notes in tills
• Restrict access to the rear of counters by always securing lockable doors and counter flaps
• If large amounts of cash need to be banked or collected on a regular basis, the safest method is to employ a recognised cash carrying company
• Consider extra security equipment such as plastic till guards, smoke and dye money packs, a pneumatic cash transfer system, external access and time delay safes, counter caches, anti-bandit or bullet resistant glass and fast-rising screens.
Anyone with information about burglary incidents in the county should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101 or give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries .
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

European Parliamentary Elections: North West region polling day arrangements


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE REGIONAL RETURNING OFFICER FOR THE NORTH WEST
Voters across the North West go to the polls this Thursday, 23 May, to elect the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs.)

Thousands of polling stations will be open in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside from 7am to 10pm on the day.

People who have received their postal vote are being encouraged to complete and return it as soon as possible. Anyone who leaves it too late to post can still drop it off at any polling station in the local authority area where they are registered between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 23 May.

MEPs represent the whole of the North West region and so everybody who is eligible to vote in the region will be voting from the same list of parties and individual candidates.

The European Parliamentary Elections are conducted using a form of proportional representation. Each elector has ONE vote, which can be cast for a political party or an individual candidate. The allocation of the eight MEP positions will depend on the overall share of the vote that a party or individual candidate receives across the region.

Counts will take place across the North West on Sunday 26 May, with the overall regional result being declared in Manchester on the night.

Joanne Roney OBE, Regional Returning Officer for the European Elections in the North West, said: “There are more than five million eligible electors across the North West in 39 different local authority areas. Some have already voted by post. We don’t want anyone who wants to vote to miss out and are keen to ensure that those who are voting in person are aware of polling day arrangements.

“Your poll card will show which polling station you need to vote at, or you can check your local authority website. You will only be able to vote in person at this polling station. But you don’t need to have your poll card with you to be able to vote.”

For more information visit www.northwestvotes.gov.uk

Sydney Road Bridge reopening


Work on an £11m scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe will continue for a further few weeks, with the road expected to reopen to traffic at the end of June.

The later than planned opening is due to the poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the year and delays with works carried out by utility companies, to divert their services.

Cheshire East Council and Network Rail, which is delivering the scheme on behalf of the authority, are working hard to ensure the road can be reopened as soon as possible. More information will be released over the coming weeks, once the exact opening date is confirmed.

The council would like to reiterate its thanks to residents and motorists for their patience and understanding while the works are being carried out.

The opening of this key project forms part of a package of works in the north of Crewe, which also includes the Crewe Green Roundabout upgrade.

Sydney Road Bridge has been replaced with a new, wider structure capable of taking two-way traffic. It will include a shared cycleway and footway over the bridge, a signal-controlled pedestrian crossing and an improved cycle path along Sydney Road.

Once open it will remove a major traffic ‘pinch point’ in the town, on a route serving Leighton Hospital and the Bentley factory.

Advance notice of the closure of Sandy Lane, Congleton for a nine-month period


A vital phase of the Congleton Link Road construction project is about to start which requires the closure of Sandy Lane.

Located between Sandbach Road and Holmes Chapel, Sandy Lane will be closed initially for nine months from Tuesday 28 May 2019 until February 2020.

The closure is essential to allow the construction of two new roundabouts and to divert and install new utility services.

A map showing the diversion route during the Sandy Lane closure is available to download via this link: https://bit.ly/2VDMiDP

Drivers are advised to plan ahead for their journey during this closure.

If you would like more information on the Congleton Link Road construction, please email the construction project team directly at congletonlink@graham.co.uk

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Weaver Wander celebrates a decade of fund-raising journeys

Reporter Jonathan White, Wistaston
Weaver Wander celebrates a decade of fund-raising journeys
The tenth annual 'Weaver Wander' charity classic & sports car rally - http://www.weaverwander.co.uk - took place from Nantwich on Saturday 18th May 2019.
Over 150 car and motorcycles assembled for viewing from 8am at Nantwich Football Club car park and departed at 10am. There were numerous MG's, Porsche’s, Triumph’s, Mini’s, an AC Cobra, and Bentley’s. Vehicle owners could follow a 70 mile route or a 40 mile route through local countryside to Hankelow Hall in Hankelow. Nantwich Mayor Councillor Arthur Moran flagged-off each vehicle.
The main sponsor was ‘Carole Nash’ classic car insurance. Fuzz Townshend - motoring journalist and TV presenter from Car SOS - was present at the event and interviewed for Facebook Live during the depart by a representative of Carole Nash.
The event was organised by the Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Weaver - http://www.weaver-rotary.org.uk/. The nominated charities for the 2019 Weaver Wander are Supported Community Business (Special Needs) Ltd, St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice, CHANCE homeless project and other local Rotary Club charities.









St Peter’s Church in Crewe hosts a special animal blessing service

Reporter Jonathan White, Wistaston

An inaugural ‘Pet Blessing Service’ took place on the afternoon of Sunday 19th May 2019 at St Peter’s Church, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2AG.
The service was led by Revd Catherine Cleghorn with support from Rev Jane Colley and included worship, singing, a bible reading, a short talk, and blessings to celebrate the place that pets have in our lives and in God’s Kingdom.
The congregation brought rabbits, cats, dogs and a bantam chicken to be blessed. Children brought cuddly toys and there were also people dressed as animals.
A Prayer during the service read, ‘Lord God, we thank you for all the wonderful animals that you created. We thank you that you chose us to be made in your image and that you gave us the responsibility of caring for the whole of your creation. We thank you especially for the pets that share our lives, for the joy that they bring and for the love that they teach us. We pray that you help us to love them as you love us. We ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.’
The final Hymn was ‘All creatures of our God and King’.
Refreshments including cupcakes with animal designs were available after the service.
Revd Catherine Cleghorn was also interviewed live on-air at BBC Radio Stoke headquarters by presenter Stuart George for the Sunday Breakfast show on morning of the service.
Event organiser Revd Catherine Cleghorn said, “It was great to see people of all ages enjoying spending time in church with their pets! We're so grateful to everyone who helped to organise and promote the service and to everyone who attended.”
Weekly services at St Peter's Church are: Sunday (9am) Holy Communion, Wednesday (9am) Morning Prayer and Wednesday (11am) Holy Communion.
For further information relating to St Peter’s Church, Crewe please contact Revd Catherine Cleghorn on 01270 560310 , visit http://www.stpeterscrewe.org.uk/ or search St Peter’s Church Crewe on Facebook.












Have your say – by voting in the European elections


Don’t forget to ‘have your say’ – by voting in the European Parliament elections on Thursday 23 May.
More than five million people across North West England have the opportunity to vote in these elections to select the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).
The North West European Elections take place across the region on Thursday 23 May – with more than 300 polling stations across Cheshire East. The count of those ballot papers will take place on Sunday 26 May in Macclesfield, with the declaration taking place in Manchester on Sunday 26 May, after polls close across Europe.

European Union citizens living in the North West, who are registered to vote, can vote in either the UK or in their country of origin – but not both.

A full list of candidates for the European Parliament Elections is available online via the Cheshire East Council website: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/council_and_democracy/voting_and_elections/elections/european-election-2019.aspx

Kath O'Dwyer, Cheshire East Council’s Local Returning Officer for the European elections in the borough, said: “It is important for the vigour and strength of our democracy that residents engage with the democratic process and that people, who are eligible, go out and vote on polling day and have their say.

“If you don’t vote, you don’t have a voice. So I would urge every registered voter to take the time to vote and be heard.”

The European Parliament Elections are run using a form of proportional representation. Voters have one vote only and this can be cast for either a political party or an individual candidate. Each political party puts forward a list of candidates for the North West and the number of MEPs that are elected will depend on the overall share of the vote that a party or individual candidate receives in the region.
MEPs represent the whole of the North West region – so everybody who is eligible to vote in the region will be voting for the same list of parties and candidates.

Cheshire East continues to plan for a greener future with HS2


Cheshire East Council is planning ahead for the arrival of HS2 and considering how an enhanced service and future development may affect the local environment.

As part of the preparations, a planning framework, called an area action plan, is being developed for land around the station. The plan will set out the type of development the community wants to see, and in time, will help the council to manage the growth in the area.

Paul Bayley, director of environment and neighbourhood services at Cheshire East Council, said: “Part of our ambition with this area action plan is to really improve the look and feel of land around the railway station. However, we must recognise that exciting prospects of regeneration and development brings a need to consider local environmental sensitivities.

“We will be writing to all land owners in the vicinity of the station to ask for permission to conduct environmental surveys over the coming days. This is because we need to check for any species or habitats that may need to be protected or re-homed in the area if development was permitted.

“We want to make the most out of the opportunity that HS2 can bring to our area, but we must also protect what makes it special, and these environmental surveys can help us to do that.

“We are in the early stages of this planning framework and I would urge all to get involved in the upcoming conversations so it is a clear reflection of our community.”

There will be a number of consultation events and opportunities to get involved in the area action plan’s development over the coming months. More information can be found on the council’s website at www.cheshireeast.gov.uk by searching for ‘area action plan’.

The final version of the plan is expected to be published by the end of the year.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

St Peter’s Church in Crewe to host special animal blessing service


If you want to take your pet to church, you'll soon be able to in Crewe at an animal blessing service later this month.

The inaugural ‘Pet Blessing Service’ takes place on Sunday 19th May 2019 (3pm) at St Peter’s Church, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2AG.

The service will celebrate the place that pets have in our lives and in God’s Kingdom. All pets are welcome for a blessing. Please bring dogs on leads and other animals in suitable cages. You are also welcome to come dressed as an animal or bring a photo of your animal if you cannot bring them to church.

Event organiser Revd Catherine Cleghorn said, “Pets are really important to many of us. They're great companions and they teach us to love and to care better. We're really looking forward to welcoming pets and their owners into St Peter's.”

Weekly services at St Peter's are: Sunday (9am) Holy Communion, Wednesday (9am) Morning Prayer and Wednesday (11am) Holy Communion.

For further information please contact Revd Catherine Cleghorn on 01270 560310 , visit http://www.stpeterscrewe.org.uk or search St Peter’s Church Crewe on Facebook.

I would like to thank all those who voted for me

I would like to thank all those who voted for me and helped with my campaign in Crewe North.

To get 31% of the vote and come second, to beat the Tories into third place,representing a party that has never stood in Crewe before, is a major achievement.The turnout was the highest in Crewe, showing that my energetic campaign, over several months, had an impact.

I would like to congratulate the Labour Candidates who won and commiserate with the Conservative Candidates who lost. The campaign was fought in a fair and good natured way.

I now look forward to serving on the Minshull Vernon and District Parish Council following my election unopposed to the Woolstanwood Parish.

Best wishes,

Cllr. Brian Silvester

For Britain Party

Cheshire East Council calls for more foster carers through a national campaign


Cheshire East Council is looking for people to take on a highly-rewarding career and register their interest in becoming a foster carer.

The appeal for more carers comes during ‘Foster Care Fortnight’ – a national campaign that the local authority is fully supporting.

Fostering is a deeply fulfilling way of life, which anyone who has a passion for giving children the best possible start should consider.

While the council is very fortunate that it can call upon many foster carers, who have already made this fantastically rewarding life choice, there is the need to recruit more.

Foster Care Fortnight takes place from 13- 27 May and is the UK’s biggest foster carer recruitment drive, led by the charity The Fostering Network. This year’s campaign theme is #changeafuture, which aims to highlight the positive differences foster carers can make to the futures of young people in care.

Foster4, the new shared foster carer recruitment service for Cheshire East Council, Cheshire West and Chester Council, Halton Borough Council and Warrington Borough Council, asked two young people, who were in foster care to tell their stories.

Sajana, from Nantwich, who is 19, said: “I lived with my foster carers, Sandra and Ian, from being 16. They welcomed me into their home and really got to know me and my needs, we always watched I’m a Celebrity together – just really typical stuff.

“They encouraged me to resit my GCSEs and spurred me on to do an apprenticeship in childcare, driving me to my placement in a nursery every day.

“They really did make sure I had the best possible chance of a happy and successful future.”

Naomi, from Sandbach, is 19. She said: “I was 17 when I spent six months in foster care. As soon as I met my foster carer Laura, I felt we got on really well – we have similar interests so I felt we were a good match. My first impressions were really positive; Laura was approachable, kind and caring.

“Laura was a single carer, so it was just us two and her cat. I enjoyed spending time with her –she brought me out of myself and made me feel more confident. I was given the freedom to spend time with my family if I wished.

“Laura was very supportive and helped me to find a job by helping with my CV and encouraging me to apply for roles. She also helped with practical things such as cooking and learning how to budget and pay bills, something which I’m grateful for now I’m living independently.

“More importantly, Laura helped me to be a better person. I still see her now and she remains a real source of support in my life.”

Mark Palethorpe, acting executive director of people at Cheshire East Council, said: “Choosing to become a foster carer is a fantastic, rewarding life choice and Cheshire East Council will continue to prioritise our search to recruit more local carers from all backgrounds and experiences across the borough.

“It’s heart-warming to hear such positive experiences from young care leavers like Sajana and Naomi, knowing that we have a team of brilliant foster carers and that through their compassion and commitment, they are changing the future of children and young people.

“I urge anyone who is considering becoming a foster carer to make that call to Foster4 and start making a difference to children and young people in Cheshire East.”

As part of the Foster Care Fortnight campaign, Foster4 is looking for people have a spare bedroom and can welcome a local young person to be part of their family on either a short or long term basis.

You could foster around your existing job, if you have one, as long as you can be flexible or you can make fostering your primary role.

You can read more stories from care leavers and request an information pack at: www.foster4.co.uk  or call 01925 444100 to find out more. Find Foster4 on Facebook: @foster4cheshire. Follow #changeafuture on social media.

Make sure you’re registered to vote in the European elections


Don’t miss the deadline to register to vote and ‘have your say’ in the European Parliament elections on Thursday 23 May.
People will not be able to vote unless they have ensured they are on the Electoral Register. If you are not registered already, visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and register by the Tuesday 7 May deadline.

More than five million people across North West England will have the opportunity to vote in these elections to select the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).
The North West European Elections will take place across the region on Thursday 23 May 2019, with 300 polling stations across Cheshire East. The count of those ballot papers will take place on Sunday 26 May in Macclesfield, with the declaration taking place in Manchester on Sunday 26 May, after polls close across Europe.

European Union citizens living in the North West, who are registered to vote, can vote in either the UK or in their country of origin – but not both. To vote in the UK, they must be registered to vote and have completed an additional form available at: www.northwestvotes.gov.uk/downloads/file/3/european-voter-registration-form---uc1
The deadline for the return of this form is also Tuesday 7 May.
Anyone who is on the electoral register can choose to register to vote by post. Applications for a postal vote in this election must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 8 May. The deadline for proxy votes is 5pm on Wednesday 15 May. To find out more, visit: www.yourvotematters.co.uk
A full list of candidates for the European Parliament Elections is available online via the Cheshire East Council website: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/council_and_democracy/voting_and_elections/elections/european-election-2019.aspx
Joanne Roney OBE, Regional Returning Officer for the European Parliament Elections in the North West, said: “While the circumstances around these elections are somewhat unexpected, this election gives people the opportunity to elect the politicians who will represent them in Europe until such point as the UK leaves the European Union.
“Election teams across the North West are focused on the effective organisation of these elections and we don’t want anyone to miss out on their right to vote because they are not registered.”

Kath O'Dwyer, Cheshire East Council’s Local Returning Officer for the European elections in the borough, said: “I would urge everyone to check that they are registered to vote and to register now if they have not already done so.

“It is important for the health and vitality of our local democracy that people, who are eligible, register to vote and then go out and vote on polling day and have their say.

“If you don’t vote, you don’t have a voice. So I would urge everyone, who is eligible, to take the time to register to vote and be heard.”

The European Parliament Elections are run using a form of proportional representation. Voters have one vote only and this can be cast for either a political party or an individual candidate. Each political party puts forward a list of candidates for the North West and the number of MEPs that are elected will depend on the overall share of the vote that a party or individual candidate receives in the region.
MEPs represent the whole of the North West region – so everybody who is eligible to vote in the region will be voting for the same list of parties and candidates.

Sunday, 5 May 2019

FUNDRAISING CONCERTS RAISES THE ROOF FOR HOSPITAL APPEAL



The Shires Symphonic Wind Orchestra recently held their first two concerts which raised over £1,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal. The first concert took place on Saturday 2nd March in the Leighton Hospital Treatment Centre followed by Saturday 9th March at St Andrew’s Church in Crewe.
They began meeting to rehearse at Leighton Hospital in November 2018 and have already put together a stunning programme consisting of music from the stage, film, classics and modern symphonic repertoire.
For both concerts the orchestra was joined by ex BBC Philharmonic orchestra violinist, Shirley Richards, who played beautifully in John Williams’ moving Spielberg movie classic, Schindler’s List.
Manoj Kulshrestha, Shires management committee member said, ‘The Orchestra is delighted to be able to support the dementia appeal with our concerts.  We are now busy rehearsing for the next performance on Saturday 6th July at Richmond Village in Nantwich.’
Carole Salmon, MCH Community Fundraiser said, ‘We’re so pleased that the Symphonic Orchestra has chosen to support our dementia appeal with their performances. I was lucky enough to be at their inaugural concert held at Leighton Hospital and was very impressed with their performance. The music was beautiful and everyone there really enjoyed it.’
The Orchestra is open to all wind, brass and percussion players, adults and children, the current youngest being only 10 years old. For more information about the Shires Symphonic Wind Orchestra and eligibility to join, please visit the website www.sswo.org.uk
The charity offers lots of opportunities for the community to get involved with supporting any area of the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For more details contact Carole Salmon, Community Fundraiser on 01270 273248.









The Flying Scotsman

A MEMORABLE day out aboard Britain’s most luxurious train being hauled from Crewe this summer by the world’s most famous steam locomotive has almost sold out – despite places costing £300 each.

Only 20 tickets are left for the “Spirit of Travel” lunch when the Flying Scotsman pulls Northern Belle’s seven 1930s-style Pullman carriages on a four-hour round trip to Carnforth on Saturday July 20.

Jeanette Snape, managing director of Nantwich-based Northern Belle, said: “We knew this would be popular but were amazed at how quickly tickets sold.

“All 300 places on a trip that same evening from Manchester have already sold out and we only have a handful left from Crewe. Anybody wanting to go needs to contact us immediately.”

The Flying Scotsman was the first steam locomotive to reach 100mph and the first to run non-stop from London to Edinburgh before being withdrawn from service by British Rail in 1963.

The Northern Belle train is Britain’s equivalent of the iconic Orient Express and harks back to the golden days of 1930s rail travel when nothing was too good for passengers.

Diners settle into plush armchairs, surrounded by exquisite marquetry and tapestries, while eating meals prepared by the on-board chef off the finest china and sipping wine from cut-glass goblets.

Both the special trains will be steam-hauled along one leg of the return journey to Carnforth, station, which has now been carefully restored to the state when 1940s classic weepie Brief Encounter was filmed there.

Passengers will have the chance to dance on the platform to the train’s resident band before puckering up under the iconic station clock where Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson stole an illicit kiss in the movie.

Jeanette said: “These should both be wonderful trips. What could be better than travelling on one of the world’s most luxurious trains while being hauled by the world’s most famous locomotives?

“Throw in a delicious meal followed by a snog under the Brief Encounter clock at Carnforth and it all adds up to a never-to-be-forgotten day!”

The Northern Belle will also operate from Crewe this month to Bristol on Friday May 17, to the Chelsea Flower Show the following week on May 24, and to the Western Lakes on May 31. Then on June 20 there is a top hat and tails trip to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot.

For more details, see www.northernbelle.co.uk or phone 01270 899681.

LOCAL NANTWICH STORE CELEBRATES SUPPORT FOR HOSPITAL CHARITY


Staff at Marks and Spencer’s Simply Food, Nantwich chose to support the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal as their ‘charity of the year’ for 2018/2019.
As well as collection boxes on their till points, which raised over £1,300 they provided staff members to help with various fundraising projects. They hosted an awareness stand in their coffee shop and provided a range of delicious food items for the charity’s hugely successful Fashion and Fizz event held in March 2019.
Ed Fletcher, Store Manager said, “We were delighted to be able to support the ‘Everybody
Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal as our Charity of the Year for 2018/2019. Our staff and customers really got behind the cause knowing that all the elements of our support would help local people.
Carole Salmon, MCH Charity Community Fundraiser said: “I’d like to thank Ed and the team for all their support which they enthusiastically embraced in a multitude of ways. The money raised will support multiple projects across our hospitals that will improve the care and experience of people living with dementia.“
Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity are keen to support more local groups and businesses with their fundraising. Whatever you choose to do, they can support you through your fundraising journey and can offer lots of resources and support to help make whatever you do a huge success. For more information contact Carole Salmon, Community Fundraiser on 01270 273248 or carole.salmon@mcht.nhs.uk.