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  • Cheshire life savers honoured at Organ Donation Awards

    Posthumous honours have been given to people who have saved lives through organ donation as part of a moving awards ceremony held in Cheshire. They received the Order of St John Award for Organ Donation, run in...

    • Posted July 19, 2019
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  • Kids Duathlon Series finishes on a high in Knutsford

    Photo Credit: Helen Murray The 2019 Smart Financial Canute Kids Duathlon Series drew to a successful close in Knutsford on Sunday July 7th with over 120 children taking part.  The run-bike-run and Fun Run events for children...

    • Posted July 9, 2019
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  • Funding for drug and alcohol treatment axed in Cheshire

    Drug and alcohol treatment services in Cheshire have had their budgets slashed by more than £1.5m while drug deaths across the region are the highest on record. Freedom of Information requests reveal councils in the North West...

    • Posted July 4, 2019
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  • Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust’s AGM 2019

    East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 1.15pm on Thursday, July 4th on the Macclesfield Hospital site. Members of the public, stakeholders and trust staff are welcome to attend the event to hear...

    • Posted July 1, 2019
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  • Macclesfield becomes first hospital in the country to have key wards accredited by the National Autistic Society

    Macclesfield District General Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to have key wards, including A&E, awarded Autism Accreditation by the National Autistic Society. The prestigious status is awarded by the National Autistic Society to...

    • Posted June 20, 2019
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  • Cheshire Freemasons support research into Arthritis in Children

    A delegation of Cheshire Freemasons recently visited the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt District Hospital to see the new fluorescent microscope which had been purchased thanks to a donation of £4768.00 from the Masons. Senior Freemason Simon Richardson, pictured here with...

    • Posted June 17, 2019
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  • MP supports exercise initiative to reduce cancer

    An MP is throwing her weight behind an initiative to encourage anyone living with cancer, their family or friends to come together and share experiences as they exercise. Wilmslow’s 5k Your Way was launched earlier this year...

    • Posted June 4, 2019
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  • North West Ambulance Service recognised for sustainability reporting

    For the third year running, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has been awarded with a certificate of excellence for their sustainability reporting. Recognised by the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU), NHS Improvement and the Healthcare Financial Management Association...

    • Posted May 17, 2019
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  • Crack cocaine and opiate user in Cheshire revealed

    In a report published by Public Health England, it’s been revealed that almost 50,000 people are estimated to be using both crack cocaine and opiates in the North West. The data is based on users identified across...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Cheshire dog lovers raise money to change a deaf person’s life

    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’s Cheshire Fundraising Branch held its 12th annual fundraiser around the grounds of Arley Estate near Northwich. When all the sponsorship money is collected, they expect the three mile walk will have raised more...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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