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Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

A disabled South Cheshire teenager has been presented with a specialist sit-to-stand wheelchair by footballing legend Bryan Robson and National Children’s Charity, The Boparan Charitable Trust.

Nina Collins, 18, has severe cerebral palsy affecting all four of her limbs.

April 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Nantwich charity shop Sense has had a Star Wars takeover this week – to help boost funds for the deaf and blind.

The store, on Pepper Street, has been promoting a prize draw to win an exclusive autograph book, signed by the cast and crew of the iconic movie franchise.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Big-hearted Nantwich golfers help raise £1,800 for MRI scanner

Big-hearted Nantwich golfers help raise £1,800 for MRI scanner

Nantwich members of a Cheshire golf society helped raise more than £1,800 for Mid Cheshire Hospital’s MRI Scanner Appeal.

The Piper Golf Society, founded in Chester in 1983, raised funds through their season-long sponsorship.

April 10, 2017 1 comment Charity news, Health, News
Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group will hold an annual testing session at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday April 8.

Testing will be carried out between 10am and 1pm by taking a sample of blood by trained phlebotomists.

April 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
2,000 riders join Cheshire Cat Sportive event in Paul Mooney’s memory

2,000 riders join Cheshire Cat Sportive event in Paul Mooney’s memory

By Jonathan White
More than 2,000 riders took part in the ‘Cheshire Cat Sportive’ cycling event in memory of former Nantwich student Paul Mooney.

Participants were able to park and register at the nearby South Cheshire College, then move to the start/finish line.

March 27, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Appeal for St John Ambulance volunteers in South Cheshire

Appeal for St John Ambulance volunteers in South Cheshire

Leaders at St John Ambulance are appealing for new volunteers to step forward and train as first aiders in South Cheshire.

No prior first aid or volunteering experience is required as full training will be given by existing volunteers and trainers at a regular weekly meeting.

March 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

A charity that donates cuddly toys to distressed children at Leighton Hospital is celebrating a milestone.

Cheshire Freemasons launched their “Teddies for Loving Care” (TLC) scheme for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, 12 years ago.

March 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich and Crewe fund-raisers have helped St Luke’s Hospice net £18,000 in a month-long campaign.

Volunteers have held buckets, sold cakes, knitted hearts and wore red.

March 10, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich Museum receives £1,000 donation from Rotary Club

Nantwich Museum receives £1,000 donation from Rotary Club

Nantwich Museum has received a £1,000 donation to help fund its Dementia Friendship Group.

The money was raised by members of the Rotary Club of Nantwich.

March 5, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience

TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience


A panto by The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) helped to raise almost £800 for South Cheshire causes.

The pantomime ‘Cinderella’ was held at St Andrews Church Hall, on Bedford Street, Crewe.

March 4, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Malbank pupils awarded £200 by Asda Community Champion

Malbank pupils awarded £200 by Asda Community Champion

Staff and students from Malbank School and Sixth Form College’s technology department have been awarded a £200 grant from Asda.

The Nantwich pupils have benefited from the supermarket’s Community Champion scheme.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire student raises amazing £22,680 with Christmas lights

South Cheshire student raises amazing £22,680 with Christmas lights

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire student raised a staggering £22,680 for charity by setting up a Christmas lights display at his family’s farm.

Graham Witter, 22, a final year Business Management degree student, opened the display up to the public at Carters Green Farm in Weston throughout December.

February 19, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Fat Face staff in Nantwich raise £873 for St Luke’s Hospice

Fat Face staff in Nantwich raise £873 for St Luke’s Hospice

Staff at Fat Face in Nantwich raised £873 from their anti-Black Friday campaign and Snowdon trek in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Fat Face boycotted ‘Black Friday’ in 2015 and the company made a statement against the discounting epidemic by creating a bold campaign called “Thanks for Giving”.

February 17, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News