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Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Churches in Nantwich are teaming up once again to hold a Christmas Day Lunch for people who would otherwise be on their own.

And Street restaurant on Welsh Row is running a similar scheme for hard-up families after last year’s success.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich tap dancers turn on talent in aid of Children in Need

Nantwich tap dancers turn on talent in aid of Children in Need

Young tap dancing students in Nantwich turned on the talent to help raise thousands for Children in Need.

Pupils from Dysart School of Dance in Nantwich joined other clubs in South Cheshire for the national fund-raising “Tapathon”.

December 5, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Weston Christmas lights unveiled as firms back charity display

Weston Christmas lights unveiled as firms back charity display

The Weston Christmas Light Display has been unveiled as more local firms throw their support behind the project.

The dazzling festive illuminations, built by Graham Witter in memory of his sister, were lit up last night at Carters Green Farm on Jack Lane in aid of Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

December 2, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Santa Dash runners gear up for latest Nantwich fund-raiser

Santa Dash runners gear up for latest Nantwich fund-raiser

Festive families are gearing up for the annual Nantwich Santa Dash event to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice.

The race takes place in through Nantwich town centre on Sunday December 10, sponsored by Tarporley-based recycling firm RUKGroup.com.

November 30, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Rotary Santa sleigh schedule unveiled

Nantwich Rotary Santa sleigh schedule unveiled

The Nantwich Rotary Christmas Sleigh with Santa will be making its annual visit to the streets of Nantwich.

His busy schedule will see him covering more than 3,000 houses between December 7 and December 21.

November 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Supermarket donates to Stapeley RSPCA after swan saved

Supermarket donates to Stapeley RSPCA after swan saved

A supermarket has donated money to Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre after the rescue of a swan that had been attacked and shot.

Mabel, rescued in Northwich, has been released back into the wild after an eight-week rehabilitation at the London Road clinic in Nantwich.

November 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Environment, Human Interest, News
Barnardo’s stores in Nantwich join appeal for winter woollies

Barnardo’s stores in Nantwich join appeal for winter woollies

Staff at Barnardo’s shops across Nantwich and Crewe are appealing for people to have a pre-Christmas sort-out – and donate unwanted winter woollies.

Stocks of winter clothes – such as jumpers and coats – are flying off the rails at the charity’s shops in Nantwich, Stapeley and Crewe, as the weather turns colder.

November 15, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich organisations boosted by Yorkshire Building Society fund-raising

Nantwich organisations boosted by Yorkshire Building Society fund-raising

Nantwich organisations and charities have been boosted by donations from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation.

The firm’s Nantwich members have helped to raise money which has benefited the Wingate Special Children’s Trust, Brine Leas School student Harrison Lunt (pictured) and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

November 11, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Brave South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has lost his battle with a rare leukaemia disease.

The seven-year-old Stoke City fan, from Hough near Shavington, passed away at the weekend, just three months after he led his favourite team out against Arsenal

Salon Vie team raise £3,500 for Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research

Salon Vie team raise £3,500 for Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research

A team of hairdressers have proved a cut above the rest after raising £3,500 for Crewe and Nantwich Cancer Research UK.

The Salon Vie Hairdressing staff from Tattenhall staged a fundraising event at The Barbour Institute in the village.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured with Dutton Prize

A loyal supporter of Nantwich Museum has been honoured with the annual Dutton Prize.

Molly Stone was presented with the honour at the Museum Friends and Volunteers Dinner at Residence in Nantwich.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich runners support Weston Christmas Light Display

Nantwich runners support Weston Christmas Light Display

A team of runners from Nantwich Accountants Afford Bond will be raising money alongside the Weston Christmas Light Display this Christmas.

They have taken on the challenge of raising £2,000 for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice in conjunction with the Weston switch-on at Carters Green Farm.

October 17, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.