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  • Free blood pressure checks for Knutsford residents

    Residents can have their blood pressure checked for free in Knutsford next weekend. The Rotary Club of Knutsford will be holding its annual Stroke Awareness Know Your Blood Pressure event in the Methodist Church in Princess Street....

    • Posted September 5, 2019
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  • North West Ambulance Service’s specialist response team celebrate 10 years

    Set up in 2009 in response to the national terrorist threat, North West Ambulance Service’s (NWAS) Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) this year celebrates its tenth birthday. Trained up to a national standard, the team of 84...

    • Posted August 26, 2019
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  • Less smokers in Cheshire East

    The number of smokers in Cheshire East has dropped according to the government. Figures released by Public Health England show that in 2018, 8.7 per cent of adults across the borough were smokers, compared to 16.4 per...

    • Posted August 23, 2019
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  • Ambulance Service celebrates clinical excellence across Cheshire and Mersey

    Celebrating those who have demonstrated the highest levels of patient care and innovation across Cheshire and Merseyside, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has held its second ever Achieving Clinical Excellence (ACE) Awards last week. The ceremony, which...

    • Posted August 13, 2019
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  • Have your say on Cheshire East health and care blueprints

    Health and care partners from across Cheshire East have joined forces to write a Five-Year Plan to improve health and wellbeing.  The aim of the plan by the Cheshire East Partnership is to help people live longer and healthier...

    • Posted August 1, 2019
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  • Enjoy the summer holidays but stay safe says Ambulance Service

    Summer is finally here and as children and families make exciting plans for the coming weeks, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is asking everyone to take extra care to make sure their holidays don’t get spoilt by...

    • Posted July 25, 2019
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  • Cancer Research UK launches new campaign in Cheshire to tackle obesity

    Cancer Research UK has launched a new campaign at sites including Knutsford, Northwich and Winsford after latest figures show that obese people outnumber smokers nearly two to one in the north west, as the charity urges government...

    • Posted July 23, 2019
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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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