December, 2018 | Knutsford Times - Part 4
  • North West Ambulance Service launches charity to support staff and save lives

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has officially launched its charity, which will raise money to support emergency service staff and local communities. The North West Ambulance Charity funds lifesaving equipment, education programmes and other projects to benefit...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • Ambulance appeal: call 999 to cancel

    Over one million pounds of public money is wasted every month when crews from North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust are called out but find nobody to treat. Every month there are 1,181 ambulance responses to locations where...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • Boost for Cheshire health services this winter

    Cheshire’s health services – which struggled significantly last winter – have been handed a £2.9m boost Health services in Cheshire have been handed £2.9m to help them run smoothly over the winter months. The money is coming from...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • Knutsford Lions raise £1,500 in street collections

    People in Knutsford have helped Knutsford & District Lions Club to raise £1,500 towards their Christmas Appeal. The money was collected from a street collection held in the town. Christmas Appeal organiser and club vice-president at Knutsford...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • 1,500 take part in Tatton Yule Yomp

    1,500 people took part in the Tatton Yule Yomp – including almost one hundred 6 to 16 year olds following the reinstation of the 3k race for youngsters. Runners raced through Tatton Park, emerging from the Knutsford...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • international health campus comes to Cheshire

    A landmark international deal has been signed to open a new health science campus in Crewe, Cheshire, in a UK first. Welcoming UK and international students from September 2019, the facility will offer degrees in Biomedical Sciences...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • Council’s drive to tackle air pollution, traffic congestion and deliver a clean air policy for residents

    The drive to see clean air and minimal pollution in Cheshire East takes a further step this week with the adoption of an air quality strategy to deliver a wide range of interventions across the borough. The...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors

    Visitors have been evacuated from Chester Zoo following a large fire in the Monsoon Forest habitat. On person has been treated for smoke inhalation but no further injuries have been reported. Fifteen fire crews were involved in...

    • Posted December 15, 2018
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  • Cheshire shows below average rate of illegal number plates

    Cheshire has a below average rate of illegal number place offences in 2016-17, however there has still been an increase – in line with national trends. The data has been compiled by motoring retailer Halfords, who sent...

    • Posted December 15, 2018
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  • Former Cheshire police officer sentenced to 30 years in jail for raping a 13 year old girl and abusing others

    A former Cheshire police officer has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for raping a 13 year old girl and targeting and abusing many other vulnerable young girls while he was working in the force. The...

    • Posted December 14, 2018
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