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Mayor of Nantwich annual quiz raises £1,200 for local causes

Mayor of Nantwich annual quiz raises £1,200 for local causes

The Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill hosted her Big Quiz and helped to raise £1,200 for her selected charities.

More than 160 people including local businesses, community groups and keen quizzers came together to form teams at the quiz in Nantwich Civic Hall.

March 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Mayor launches 2018 Salt of the Earth Awards

Nantwich Mayor launches 2018 Salt of the Earth Awards

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Penny Butterill has launched the 2018 “Salt of the Earth” awards to recognise people who make a difference in the town.

The popular awards aim to celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and businesses who go the extra mile in the Nantwich community.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

An international cancer support charity has launched its 99th workshop at Leighton Hospital in South Cheshire.

Look Good Feel Better, which provides practical support for people struggling with the visible effects of cancer treatment, is offering free pamper sessions to local cancer patients.

February 19, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary has donated more than £6,000 to local causes thanks to a record-breaking Christmas Sleigh with Santa.

The annual sleigh which visited scores of streets around Nantwich raised a record £6,161.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Weston Christmas Lights organiser Graham Witter donates £25,800 to hospice

Weston Christmas Lights organiser Graham Witter donates £25,800 to hospice

Graham Witter has handed over a cheque for £25,870 to Donna Louise Hospice raised from his Weston Christmas Light Display.

It’s another record amount raised by Graham from the festive display at Carters Green Farm which attracted more than 15,000 visitors in December.

February 4, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is calling on residents to get crafty by supporting the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal with Forget-Me-Not Flower pins.

It is appealing to keen crafters of all ages to make the flowers in blue wool with yellow centres, which can be crocheted or knitted in minutes.

January 30, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Age UK shop in Nantwich appeals for 2018 volunteers

Age UK shop in Nantwich appeals for 2018 volunteers

Age UK in Nantwich is appealing for more shop volunteers in 2018 to make a difference to older people in the community.

The charity is urging people to use their plans to make a difference to someone else’s by signing up to volunteer.

January 25, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Aldi staff and customers raise £6,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Nantwich Aldi staff and customers raise £6,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Big-hearted customers and staff at Aldi in Nantwich have raised almost £6,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

It was raised after colleagues and customers completed activities including a fancy-dress day and a Snowdon trek.

January 17, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Rescued seal released after 138-day recovery at Nantwich RSPCA centre

Rescued seal released after 138-day recovery at Nantwich RSPCA centre

A seal who was admitted to the RSPCA in Nantwich after getting stuck in a drain on a beach, has been released back to the wild after a 138-day recovery.

Common seal Tyrion arrived at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in July last year after being rescued from Bagillt in North Wales by Chris Cureton and his team from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue.

January 13, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Environment, Human Interest, News
Home-Start launches volunteers recruitment campaign in Nantwich

Home-Start launches volunteers recruitment campaign in Nantwich

Local charity Home-Start has launched a campaign to recruit volunteers from Nantwich.

Home-Start recruits and trains volunteers to help families with young children.

January 5, 2018 1 comment Charity news, Human Interest, News
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire launches ‘Lose the Booze’ fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire launches ‘Lose the Booze’ fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice in Cheshire is hoping to raise essential funds, by helping residents “Lose the Booze” this month!

The hospice, which helps families across South Cheshire, hopes the initiative will help people lose weight, save money and collect vital sponsorship.

January 4, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Santa raises more than £11,000 in 15 days

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Santa raises more than £11,000 in 15 days

The Crewe and Nantwich Round Table Santa float raised a staggering £11,000 for local causes in just 15 days.

Round Table members today confirmed it was a record figure and issued a massive thanks to all volunteers who helped.

January 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Age UK Nantwich store appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

Age UK Nantwich store appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

Staff at the Age UK shop in Nantwich are appealing for people to donate unwanted Christmas gifts.

The store, on Swine Market, accepts donations of both new and second hand items which are then sold on helping to raise vital funds for work supporting older people.

January 2, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News