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Why Did I Say That Quiz

Ever wondered about the origins of expressions we use regularly? Well, now is the chance to find out. Below is a list of well known and not so well known expressions and your task is to explain in what

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Coronavirus origins in UK

A report in New Scientist describes a study of genetic sequencing of coronavirus cases in the UK. It concludes that coronavirus was introduced to the UK by travellers from mostly Spain, France and Italy. The

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Chester Zoo 'closed indefinitely'

CHESTER ZOO is "very much fighting for its future" and faces indefinite closure following Government legislation changes which enforced the closure of zoos, aquariums and other attractions. Chester Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, has revealed the coronavirus pandemic has already cost the wildlife

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Tennis anyone? But no litter, thanks.

The tennis net is back in place at the multi use games area (MUGA) by the village hall and it's ready for your use. From June 1, people in England are able to exercise outside with up to five others from different households, provided that strict social distancing guidelines are followed. This means

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Tatton To Re-Open Parkland

Tatton Park to reopen its parkland to the public on 3 June Tatton Park is to reopen its parkland to the public on Wednesday 3 June. The decision is part of a phased response to the latest government guidance and advice from Public Health England. The phased reopening of Tatton Park will see: The

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Lockdown in Cheshire

Lockdown restrictions in Cheshire and beyond will be easing from today (June 1). The new measures include groups of six people now being able to gather outdoors in England as long as they adhere to  social distancing rules. Schools in England

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Coronavirus – Silent Carriers

It's emerging that many people infected with coronavirus may appear to have no symptoms at all. This has been referred to recently as the "Achilles Heel" of the public health efforts. It is not unusual for infectious diseases to be spread by carriers who appear to be completely unaffected

Cheshire East
Markets Set To Re-Open

Following recent government advice, we are preparing to reopen our indoor and outdoor markets. The reopening of the markets will be in a phased approach, following discussion with key stallholders, ensuring that all sites meet current Covid-19 secure guidelines. For indoor markets, traders selling

Water Pressure Latest

Our various roving reporters tell us that Chelford is still in the grip of low water pressure following the failure of a pumping station yesterday. The fault was apparently fixed but it failed again today and pumping of water into the supply continues until the repairs are completed successfully.

Estimating Age of Oaks – Woodland Trust
How Old Is That Oak Tree?

On your daily walk around the area, you might have noticed that there are some large and ancient oak trees in the fields and hedgerows. But how do you estimate how old an oak tree may be? Click on the picture for the recipe from the Woodland Trust or download the whole document below. If you want a

Cheshire East
CEC Presses Government For Extra Funding

Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing the government for significant additional funding to meet the rising costs of combatting Covid-19. It comes as the council revealed that the impact of coronavirus could already be £60m. Cheshire East continues to lead local

Online Meditation Classes

Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times All living beings have the same basic wish to be happy and avoid suffering, but very few people understand the real causes of happiness and suffering. We generally believe that external conditions such as food, friends, cars and money are the real causes of

Cheshire East
CEC Agrees Return To School Phasing

Cheshire East Council agrees phased opening of schools and sends message of reassurance to parents and teachers 20 May 2020 Cheshire East Council is sending out a message of reassurance to all parents and teaching staff that safety is paramount. Following discussions between the council, teaching

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75th VE Anniversary Celebrations

Undaunted by the current restrictions, Chapel Croft and Burnt Acre celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE day together but socially separated, on May 8th 2020. Diana Riley is your star reporter and photographer ....... " On Chapel Croft, we had music of the day provided by a resident who started

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