Families in Chester are trying to save a scheme that lets ill children be cared for at home, rather than going into hospital.
Health officials say they haven't been able to make enough savings to allow it to continue.
But parents and guardians who have been using the pilot service have described the decision as 'terrible.'
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Fire crews were called out after a cow was marooned in the middle of a revolving milk mechanism machine in Cheshire.
It's thought the cow had fallen from a milking unit at a farm in Chester
A vet who was in attendance sedated the cow and the farm owner disabled the milk machine.
Fire crews removed the cow from the machinery using lines and straps.
The parents of Olympic athlete Beth Tweddle have spoken of the 30-year-old's surgery and recovery and have thanked the production team at The Jump and well-wishers.
Beth was injured last weekend when she hit a tree while training for Channel 4 programme The Jump.
Her parents, Ann and Jerry, said:
“The medical staff here in Austria have been fantastic, they have been so helpful, patient and incredibly attentive. We cannot thank them enough for what they’ve done for our daughter.
"Our thanks also go to the production team who have been helping and supporting us, and everyone who has sent a get well message to Beth. We’ve been reading every message to her and it really does make a difference knowing that there are so many people wishing her well. Thank you for your support.
"Since her surgery, Beth has managed to walk a few steps whilst being assisted by the nursing team. She is still very tired from the operation but the medical team are pleased with the progress she is making. At the moment we aren't certain of the timescale for her recovery. We are taking each day as it comes and will update you when there is further news.”
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Channel 4 has asked its producers to review safety procedures after the Chester gymnast Beth Tweddle suffered a serious neck injury while filming the entertainment show The Jump.
The programme features celebrities competing in a variety of winter sports, including ski jumping.
The athlete has undergone surgery on fractures to her neck.
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