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South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers Stuart and Alan Mackay walked from Edinburgh to Leighton Hospital to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal.

Stuart and Alan, both from Crewe, have been long distance walking for four years.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Long-serving St Luke’s Hospice member retires after 30 years

Long-serving St Luke’s Hospice member retires after 30 years

One of the longest serving members of staff at St Luke’s Hospice is retiring after 30 years of dedicated service.

Dr Kate Smith has spent decades improving end of life care for people in Crewe and Nantwich area and has touched the lives of hundreds of families during her career.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

By Jonathan White
Charity pals Roy Price and Ian Jones are set to push their fund-raising wheelbarrow up Snowdon!

Roy, 51, and Ian, 46, both from Crewe, pushed their 100kg wheelbarrow to a staggering £2,700 when they walked 14-mile from Crewe to Nantwich and back.

August 8, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Ex kickboxing champion to stage charity boxing event in Nantwich

Ex kickboxing champion to stage charity boxing event in Nantwich

A former kickboxing champion has unveiled plans for a star-studded charity boxing night at Nantwich Civic Hall raising cash for causes close to his heart.

It will be a big night for South Cheshire businessman Ken Lawton who is returning to the ring almost 30 years since he won the British Light Heavyweight Kickboxing Championship.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table help fund youngster’s electric bike

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table help fund youngster’s electric bike

A youngster with muscular dystrophy is back in the saddle – thanks to funding from Crewe and Nantwich Round Table.

Members raised £600 to help Thomas Robinson’s family pay for a new electric bike which will give the 11-year-old a new lease of life.

July 24, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Big-hearted Leighton Hospital fundraisers have helped buy vital new equipment for a group of district nurses.

MCH Charity has bought 14 advanced quality stethoscopes and 18 specialised kit bags for the Eagle Bridge Community Nursing Team, part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP).

July 24, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich schools raise more than £800 for hospital dementia appeal

Nantwich schools raise more than £800 for hospital dementia appeal

Primary schools across Nantwich have raised more than £800 for a hospital dementia appeal as part of a school project.

Ten primary schools were involved in a Business Enterprise project organised by the Nantwich Education Partnership.

Reaseheath students in Nantwich raise record-breaking £24,000

Reaseheath students in Nantwich raise record-breaking £24,000

Big-hearted students and staff at Reaseheath College in Nantwich have raised a record-breaking £24,000 for local charities this year.

An impressive £19,175 has been handed over by members of Reaseheath’s Student Association to Visyon – a Cheshire charity which supports the emotional health of children, young people and their families.

Elle Morris mum to tackle 65km challenge in her memory

Elle Morris mum to tackle 65km challenge in her memory

The mum of tragic Nantwich youngster Elle Morris, who died after a double lung transplant, has vowed to continue raising money in her memory.

Becky Whitfield spoke out as she prepares to take part in a 65km cross Peak District challenge in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust tomorrow (July 7).

Wheelbarrow man pushes for 14 miles to raise cash for Mid Cheshire Hospitals

Wheelbarrow man pushes for 14 miles to raise cash for Mid Cheshire Hospitals

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire man has pushed his 100kg wheelbarrow for 14 miles around Crewe and Nantwich – to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

Roy Price, aged 50, was joined by friend Ian Jones, 46, from Crewe, who was dressed as a bear and carried a donation bucket.

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk helps raise more than £100,000 for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk helps raise more than £100,000 for St Luke’s Hospice

Hundreds of women dressed in 80s clothes did the Midnight Walk through the streets of Nantwich and Crewe to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The Walk, returning for the 14th year, saw hundreds of ladies walk either the full 13.1-mile route or the “half moon” of six miles from Reaseheath College through the streets of Crewe and Nantwich finishing back at Reaseheath in the early hours of Sunday morning.

July 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Bereaved Nantwich mum takes part in CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk

Bereaved Nantwich mum takes part in CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk

Bereaved Nantwich mum Alison Howells took part in the annual CRY Heart of London Bridges Walk in memory of her tragic daughter Ceri.

The walk is organised by a leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), which campaigns to raise awareness of heart problems in young people.

Appeal for volunteers to keep St Luke’s Hospice charity shop in Nantwich open

Appeal for volunteers to keep St Luke’s Hospice charity shop in Nantwich open

A South Cheshire resident is calling on her local community to follow her and spare a few hours a week volunteering at St Luke’s Hospice’s charity shop in Nantwich.

The shop on Pepper Street has enjoyed great success since it opened almost a year ago.

June 29, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News