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South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s has announced its new Charity of the Year for 2017-2018 – the Nantwich branch of the Riding for the Disabled.

The charity provides opportunities for children with disabilities to enjoy the experience of riding which has proved beneficial as well as enjoyable.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill has officially opened St Luke’s Hospice’s new Nantwich charity shop.

Nantwich Town Crier caught the attention of passers-by on Pepper Street and it was a successful first day of trading which saw staff, volunteers and board members welcome customers through its doors.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

A Nantwich man is hoping to complete a 100-mile cycle challenge in aid of the Beating Bowel Cancer charity.

Dave Wheeler, 51, is aiming to cycle 100 miles in under five hours in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on July 30.

July 26, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

A show garden created by Nantwich students to support a charity appeal for Leighton Hospital has won a silver gilt medal at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The ‘Remember Me Garden’ is part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

Baby wagtails rescued after nest collapsed into Leighton Hospital air vent

Baby wagtails rescued after nest collapsed into Leighton Hospital air vent

Four baby grey wagtails are recovering at the Nantwich RSPCA wildlife centre after their nest crumbled and fell into an air vent at Leighton Hospital.

Staff in the hospital’s pathology department were alerted to the birds’ plight after hearing tweeting and seeing a tiny bird inside the vent.

Strawberry event in Nantwich raises £1,600 for MND Association

Strawberry event in Nantwich raises £1,600 for MND Association

Organisers of a Nantwich charity event are celebrating sweet success after raising more than £1,600 at a popular Strawberry Evening.

The event was held at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane to raise vital funds for the Cheshire branch of the MND Association.

July 12, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Big-hearted students and staff from Reaseheath College have raised more than £13,600 for North West Cancer Research.

The amount was handed over by the college’s Student Association at the student summer ball held on their Nantwich campus.

960 Crewe and Nantwich women raise £175,000 in St Luke’s Midnight Walk

960 Crewe and Nantwich women raise £175,000 in St Luke’s Midnight Walk

Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich women helped raise a staggering £175,000 when they took part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk.

Around 960 women lit up the streets between Nantwich and Crewe as the Walk was held for the 13th time.

July 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
New Riding for Disabled Group to launch in Nantwich and Crewe

New Riding for Disabled Group to launch in Nantwich and Crewe

A new Riding for the Disabled (RDA) group is to launch in Crewe and Nantwich as part of an agreement with Reaseheath College.

The new Nantwich & District RDA group will provide help for many local disabled riders, who currently have to travel to Northwich, Knutsford or Clwyd.

Memorial day raises £4,000 in name of tragic Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes

Memorial day raises £4,000 in name of tragic Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes

A memorial day in honour of Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes has helped to raise more than £4,000 for Donna Louise Hospice.

Jessica and Neil Forbes were devastated after Johnny, born 23 weeks premature weighing 1lb 5oz, died just a few days old.

June 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich care home staff help raise £200 for Alzheimer’s Society

Nantwich care home staff help raise £200 for Alzheimer’s Society

Care home staff in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £200 for Alzheimer’s Society.

Brookfield House Care Home, of Shrewbridge Road, was rocked last year when resident Roy Tomlinson walked out and was found dead six days later in an outbuilding.

June 16, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Vintage vehicle fans crammed Nantwich’s streets for the ever-popular Weaver Wander classic car parade.

Wonderful vehicles of all shapes, sizes, colours and eras took part in the event, organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary.

May 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News