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Following the Government's recommendations in March relating to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a large number of events, classes, etc have either been cancelled or postponed.

The events which have been brought to our attention are:

Cuddington and Sandiway GALA DAY in June is CANCELLED
     - this includes the Gala Day Royalty Event on Saturday 21 March

All PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS are cancelled with immediate effect - to be reviewed in early June

The VILLAGE HALL is closed with immediate effect - the Hall will be reopened as soon as government guidelines suggest it is safe to do so

SANDIWAY SURGERY has been temporarily closed from 1pm on 24 March - it will reopen "once things have settled"

All regular group activities and events at SANDIWAY LIBRARY are suspended until further notice
     - indeed, since 20 March Sandiway Library is CLOSED until further notice
     - this includes all PCSO (Police) Surgeries normally held in the library

ST JOHN'S CHURCH will not be open for services this Sunday, for midweek worship or for our regular Saturday morning open church and other activities. "In the light of government guidance around non-essential contact, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice. We will continue to pray for our community and strive to be good neighbours, but we are still working out the practicalities of this. We will update our Facebook Page and website with resources to use at home, as soon as possible."

All Tuesday morning activities at Sandiway Methodist Church cancelled until further notice

The Ark Cafe, Arts in the Ark and JIMS in the Church Hall are cancelled until further notice
[The Ark Cafe will be trialling a sandwich takeaway service on Fridays in April to those people who fall into a high risk category and are self-isolating at home: please call 07955-600570 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ]

Blakemere Village Tourist Attraction has closed from 21 March until further notice. There are two shop exceptions to this on site, both Ginger & Browns and Cheshire Aquatics are both continuing to trade as they are supplying essential food products to the pet market. The Village Restaurant & Coffee Bar remains closed to the public but are offering a delivery service for meals as well essential food boxes - click their link to get in contact and for more details. Oakmere Children’s Nursery are also still open for key workers children to attend, again contact them direct via the link for clarification on whether this applies to your family.

Delamere Park has cancelled all group activities/meetings in their Clubhouse

All the Music Train events during April and May

The Round Tower Bridge Club, normally held at the Village Hall every Monday afternoon

The Table Tennis Club, normally held at the Village Hall every Monday evening - restarting in September

The following 'Wellbeing' classes: Strong Body Pilates, Tai-Chi, Iyengar Yoga

Brownies and Rainbows who normally meet in the Village Hall

Cuddington & Sandiway and Round Tower Women's Institute have cancelled their meetings due to be held in April and May

All British Legion meetings are cancelled until further notice

Cuddington and Sandiway Community Singers who normally meet each Friday evening at Cuddington Primary

Afternoon Teas at the Village Hall normally held on the 1st Thursday of each month

Maths Tots which was due to start each Friday morning, from 20 March, at Sandiway Methodist Church

St John's Toddler Group is 'closed for the foreseeable future'

The weekly Junior Saturday Club at Cuddington & Sandiway Tennis Club which was due to re-start on 28 March

Northwich Leg Club which normally meets every Thursday afternoon at The Lighthouse in Weaverham

Film Night  (The Keeper) on Wednesday 8 April:   Arts Alive have reluctantly decided to cancel screenings for the remainder of the season.

Eddisbury and Sandiway Flower Club meeting on 14 April following instructions from the national head office of NAFAS.

Northwich & District Probus Club: suspended activities until such a time that matters improve

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Cuddington Parish Council

General Data Protection Regulations May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils. Local councils and parish meetings must comply with its requirements, just like any other organisation.

Our practices and procedures are listed below. If you require further information please contact our Parish Clerk in the first instance.

Cuddington PC - Detailed Privacy Notice

Cuddington PC - Data Audit Schedule

Cuddington PC – List of Documents for Retention or Disposal

Cuddington PC – Retention and Disposal Policy


Danebridge Patient Participation Group (PPG)

The local Parish is covered by a number of GP Practices based in Northwich, Weaverham and Frodsham.  The most popular, and the only one with a local Surgery (on Weaverham Road, Sandiway), is Danebridge Medical Centre. This page refers only to the Danebridge Patient Participation Group (PPG) - other GP Practices will have their own PPG groups and should be reached through their websites / offices.

The PPG, sometimes also known as the PRG (Patient Reference Group), continue to work with the Practice for the Practice. The PPG is a committee of voluntary patients who support the work of the practice – this unique partnership between patients and their practices is essential to achieving high quality and responsive care. The Danebridge committee meet monthly along with practice representatives to discuss matters arising and to discuss on-going suggested improvements within the practice. From 1 April 2015, it has been a requirement in the GP Contract for all practices to have a PPG.

The role of the PPG includes:

  • Being a critical friend to the practice;
  • Advising the practice on the patient perspective and providing insight into the responsiveness and quality of services;
  • Encouraging patients to take greater responsibility for their own and their family’s health;
  • Carrying out research into the views of those who use the practice;
  • Organising health promotion events and improving health literacy;
  • Regular communication with the patient population.

The PPG would welcome any views and/or concerns you may have, but they must be about general issues. You can address any mail to Danebridge PPG, c/o Danebridge Medical Centre (see or email your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also drop a note in at any of the three reception desks. The PPG would love to hear your views and concerns, but they must be about general issues - the PPG cannot cover personal matters. Please take up any personal issues directly with the surgery.

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The PPG contains over a dozen volunteers, and a number of them live in our local Parish:
     Russell Smith (Webmaster of this website), Sheila Bowker, Les James.

Should you wish to discuss any relevant topic with one of these local PPG members, please send a message to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (listed on the “Contact Us” page) and somebody will call you.

Minutes of the PPG meetings are listed here: and other information here:


Community Support

Support in the Community

 There are quite a number of organisations offering support in the community.  The Directories section of this website contains a list of many of these, including 'Addiction Support', 'Carer Support', 'Disabled Support' and 'Medical Support'.  The following information relates predominantly to those organisations offering Befriending, Social Isolation and General Support to the community.