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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.

Mayors join Macmillan Coffee Morning at Nantwich bowling club

Mayors join Macmillan Coffee Morning at Nantwich bowling club

Cheshire East Mayor Arthur Moran joined residents to enjoy a cuppa as part of a fund-raising Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Cllr Moran, who represents Nantwich North and West, was invited along with the event at Park Road Bowling Club in Nantwich.

October 5, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
A KAPOW! superhero obstacle challenge at South Cheshire College helped raise thousands of pounds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The 3km-long course included eight giant inflatable obstacles, a travelator and plenty of bubbles!

October 4, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Staff and visitors at Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina have raised more than £17,000 for local causes in six years.

And moorers at the marina have helped the venue raise £5,167.77 for their chosen charity of 2017 –  Anne’s Wish Family Fund.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Staff at Leighton Hospital’s Cardiac Ward have launched their new 2018 charity calendar.

All proceeds raised from the sale of calendars will go to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and help pay for recliner chairs for the Cardiac Ward.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich care home family fun day raises funds for Alzheimer’s Society

Nantwich care home family fun day raises funds for Alzheimer’s Society

A family fun day at Brookfield House residential home in Nantwich has helped to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Nantwich firms clubbed together to donate prizes for the event at the home off Shrewbridge Road.

September 26, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Celebrities canoe along Nantwich waterways in Stand Up To Cancer challenge

Celebrities canoe along Nantwich waterways in Stand Up To Cancer challenge

Celebrities swapped dry land for waterways around Nantwich in an epic canoe challenge to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.

Actor Tyger Drew-Honey, TV presenter Anthea Turner, actress and presenter Natalie Anderson, TV and radio presenter Jake Humphrey and You Tuber Jack Maynard paddled through Nantwich via Aqueduct Marina, The Outlanes, Church Minshull.

September 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
RSPCA staff in Nantwich tackle 55km Sandstone Trail to raise funds

RSPCA staff in Nantwich tackle 55km Sandstone Trail to raise funds

Five intrepid animal-lovers from Nantwich tackled one of Cheshire’s longest walking trails to raise funds.

The team walked the 55km-long Sandstone Trail in aid of Nantwich’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre on London Road.

September 24, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Hibberts solicitors in Nantwich get dirty to help raise charity funds

Hibberts solicitors in Nantwich get dirty to help raise charity funds

Fifteen fundraisers from Nantwich-based Hibberts Solicitors donned their trainers to take part in the challenging Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Castle.

The group splashed through trenches and climbed over walls in a bid to raise money for Crewe charity, Autism Networks which is close to the heart for a member of staff who has been volunteering there for years.

September 17, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire charity team prepares for Mount Kilimanjaro challenge

South Cheshire charity team prepares for Mount Kilimanjaro challenge

A big-hearted team of Crewe and Nantwich charity supporters are preparing to tackle the Mount Kilimanjaro challenge to raise much-needed funds.

Thirteen adventurers representing organisations including Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity, Nantwich-based RedShift Community Hub, The Wingate Children’s Trust in Wrenbury and C.R.Y for Matthew, will set off on September 23.

September 5, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
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