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Cheshire West foster carer receives an MBE

Foster carer Jacqueline Rowbottom (Jacqui) has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017.  Jacqui has fostered with the Council for over 43 years, caring for children and young people for both long term and short term placements, as well as providing emergency respite care to children and their carers for a day […]

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Cheshire West join Cheshire East at the Royal County Show

Did you see us at the Royal County Show this month? We joined Cheshire East to promote fostering by chatting with the public and giving out information. We were lucky to be joined by one of Cheshire West’s foster carers who approached people who came by our stand, giving her personal experiences of being a […]

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Foster Care Fortnight tea party & long service awards

Long-service awards for Council’s foster carers Over 50 of the Council’s foster carers came together at a tea party held in Chester, during Foster Care Fortnight*.  The event celebrated the amazing work that foster carers do for children in the care of Cheshire West and Chester Council. During the event, long-service awards were given to […]

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Did you see the team at Chester PRIDE?

The team were proud to support this year’s Chester PRIDE event on Saturday 1st October. Despite the rain, we took part in the parade and chatted to people about the need for more foster carers. Several people came along to our stall to chat and then took away an information pack. If seeing the stall raised an […]

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Fun Day

Cheshire West and Chester’s foster families were invited along to join the fun at Stanlaw Abbey Children’s Centre at the weekend. There were various stalls including craft making, face painting, biscuit decorating, candy floss, tombola, splat-a-rat, clock golf, football and the coconut shy to name but a few! We were also joined by the local […]

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