How is your community pulling together to support one another?

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Community spirit is shining across west Cheshire as people pull together to look out for each other. There are small acts of kindness everywhere, with people being good neighbours, flourishing new community initiatives and residents volunteering to help tackle the virus.

There are so many inspiring stories highlighting the part everyone can play to make a real difference. We want to capture stories from your community here.

Community spirit is shining across west Cheshire as people pull together to look out for each other. There are small acts of kindness everywhere, with people being good neighbours, flourishing new community initiatives and residents volunteering to help tackle the virus.

There are so many inspiring stories highlighting the part everyone can play to make a real difference. We want to capture stories from your community here.

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    Homestead day nursery laughter in lockdown

    by Homestead day nursery, about 1 year ago

    Hello we work at Homestead day nursery in frodsham, as a team who are still continuing to provide care for nhs and keyworker children we have made a small video where we dressed up the children as keyworkers and wanted to show support and how we are still providing laughter in lockdown for the children. Please find attached the video and serval photographs. As a team we are very proud to be able to provide this care and laughter as such a uncertain time thank you for taking the time to read. Homestead day nursery.

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    Stars Dance Academy's charity dance video for the NHS

    by Stars Dance Academy, about 1 year ago

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    Weaver & Cuddington Ward Virtual Councillor Drop In - Saturday 16 May 2.00pm

    by CllrGEdwards@CW&C, about 1 year ago

    Weaver & Cuddington Ward

    Acton Bridge, Crowton, Cuddington, Delamere Park, Hatchmere, Norley, Sandiway, Weaverham


    On Saturday 16 May at 2.00pm I am going to trial a zoom drop in session to have a chat with me about any issues or problems that you have or even just to say hello - If issues relate to services, they may not be able to be addressed immediately due to service restrictions but we can still look to address them in the future.


    Please note this will be a group session so if you wish to discuss something confidentially please email me to... Continue reading

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    Little Learners Nursery Chester Community Food Bank

    by Jennifer, about 1 year ago

    Little Learners Nursery Chester have started to operate a community food bank .When we re-open families in need will be able to collect food and other resources such as toothbrushes and books etc from our setting.In the meantime , as we are only open to a small number of key workers, we will be offering a delivery service to families and elderly in need .Please contact the nursery by following the link below if you would like to receive items or if you are able to help by donating, thank you. https://www.facebook.com/801539146626035/posts/2908798982566697/


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    BRIDGING THE GAP

    by Jane colville, about 1 year ago

    People from Ashton Hayes and surrounding villages are supporting each other over this very difficult time through a partnership between the Parish Council, the Community Shop, the Church and OPAL ,a local charity supporting older people and Timebank , another local charity.

    Around 90 local volunteers are involved and over 100 people are receiving support of some kind . they are those who are having to stay in and cannot obtain shopping easily and people who often need emotional support , friendship and contact with people. The scheme provides an emergency shopping service that is very popular and provided on... Continue reading

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    Charlie and Sophie mission

    by Marcus kerr, about 1 year ago

    With the current situation with christelton residents unable to get out to visit family members who have passed away. My children decided to put a flower on every grave in christelton church so I decided to do the first 300 with them and fundraising has allowed us to do nearly 1000 alread. There is about 1900 graves to go. My daughter's idea and great lesson to help others and make people smile in tough times. The messages we have had from people have been overwhelming and it has been a mission well worth the effort. Charlie and Sophie are now... Continue reading

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    Residential school opens its doors to health professionals

    about 1 year ago

    A residential school in Winsford that usually provides accommodation for their pupils has been able to open up their doors and offer a place for members of their health care team to stay while they are working on the frontline carrying out COVID-19 tests for NHS staff and their families.Hebden Green School in Winsford is a specialist school for children with a broad range of physical disabilities, medical needs and associated learning difficulties. The school has a dedicated team of health professionals, including physiotherapists and nurses, who work alongside the education team to provide individual medical support for their pupils.The... Continue reading

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    Lilybetts Catering

    by HealthboxCIC, about 1 year ago

    You think you can’t get those lovely mouthwatering home cooked foods, well think again. Dawn and Danielle are Lilybetts catering. After not being able to operate as usual due to the lockdown, Dawn and Danielle needed to think fast. They have now changed their business in order to be able to provide the community with some fantastic home cooked food. They have had calls from families as far away as Cyprus making sure their loved ones at home in the UK get some great home cooked classics. From Lasagne to beef casserole and some lush puddings, Dawn and Danielle are... Continue reading

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    Bibbity Boppity Boo

    by HealthboxCIC, about 1 year ago

    Bibbity Boppity Boo is a music and movement workshop promoting Makaton sign language, run by Ellesmere Port single parents, Kirsty Stanger and Carly Davies. Since lockdown they have started an online version of their amazing workshops that includes 7 free classes per week. They are in their forth week and have provided education and entertainment to over 2000 children, including singing, dancing and teaching them sign language. Kirsty and Carly are also making face masks for members of the community free of charge whilst still managing to run their ow homes and look after their own children. Hearing the feedback... Continue reading

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    The Groves Support Group

    by HealthboxCIC, about 1 year ago

    Six-year-old Cal Graham from Ellesmere Port has been helping to deliver essential food and drink to residents that are isolated due to lockdown. Cal would normally be out there playing football with his mates but since lockdown Cal wants to put his time into helping others. With a little help from his dad Gary, Cal has been helping by gathering all those basic foods we need in our homes, fruit, veg, eggs, milk and other essentials and delivering them to people living in the Groves area of Ellesmere Port who cannot get out due to the current situation. The Groves... Continue reading

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