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St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Midnight Walk hailed a success

St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Midnight Walk hailed a success

More than 1,000 women braved the floods to take part in the St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice 2012 Midnight Walk from Crewe to Nantwich. The 13-mile stroll should raise thousands of pounds for the hospice which helps hundreds of people across South Cheshire.

June 14, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich to stage July summer fayre

Richmond Village Nantwich to stage July summer fayre

A summer fayre and charity balloon race is to be held at Richmond Village Nantwich on Saturday July 14. Last year’s event was such a success, Village bosses have decided to make the day even bigger.

June 13, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news
Bankers help Nantwich care home create “Jubilympics” garden

Bankers help Nantwich care home create “Jubilympics” garden

Staff and residents at St Catherine’s care home in Nantwich have a new Jubilympics garden – thanks to a team of bankers. The Barony Road home welcomed Royal Bank of Scotland’s corporate banking team who created the feature in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic Games.

June 12, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity news, Latest, News
Wistaston men tackle Coast to Coast in charity cycle bid

Wistaston men tackle Coast to Coast in charity cycle bid

By Jonathan White Four Wistaston men are preparing for a gruelling 130-mile charity bike ride across England. Ben Reinhardt, Tony Mason, Terry O’Connor and Chris Raiswell are covering the ‘Coast to Coast’ route from Workington to Sunderland.

June 12, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest, News
Nantwich charity champion meets the Royals at Buckingham Palace event

Nantwich charity champion meets the Royals at Buckingham Palace event

A Nantwich charity champion enjoyed a Royal day to remember at the Queen’s Garden Party in Buckingham Palace. Olwyn Payton was nominated in recognition of her charity and community work in Crewe and Nantwich.

June 8, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Salvation Army shop issues volunteer drivers plea

Nantwich Salvation Army shop issues volunteer drivers plea

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd’s charity shop in Nantwich is appealing for volunteer drivers to help collect donations. The store on Beam Street needs help to collect from people in the local area who are unable to get to the shop.

June 7, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
Diamond Jubilee Variety Concert at Wistaston Memorial Hall

Diamond Jubilee Variety Concert at Wistaston Memorial Hall

A Diamond Jubilee Variety Concert will take place tomorrow (June 2) in Wistaston Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Wistaston. The concert features a host of performers including The Grove Singers, Jack Gresty and his trumpet, and a monologue by Tim Lloyd.

Nantwich concert by Ukulele Society raises £250 for Help For Heroes

Nantwich concert by Ukulele Society raises £250 for Help For Heroes

A concert by South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society in Nantwich helped to raise more than £250 for Help For Heroes. The money was raised when the Ukulele Society performed a concert in the Nantwich Civic Hall during last month’s Nantwich Jazz Blues and Music Festival.

May 31, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich to stage Jubilee street party

Richmond Village Nantwich to stage Jubilee street party

Richmond Village in Nantwich is staging a traditional street party on Saturday June 2 as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. It will be one of dozens of similar events throughout the town and surrounding villages over the next four five days.

Nantwich Museum to stage spring plant and book sale

Nantwich Museum to stage spring plant and book sale

A Spring Plant and Book Sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust will take place at the Pillory Street venue tomorrow (May 26). The sale, which will run from 10am to 12.30pm, will include a wide selection of plants and books for sale in aid of museum funds.

May 25, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news
Crewe-Nantwich charity Midnight Walk numbers top 1,000

Crewe-Nantwich charity Midnight Walk numbers top 1,000

More than 1,000 women have now signed up for the fund-raising Crewe to Nantwich Midnight Walk next month. And St Luke’s Hospice (Cheshire) has also been inundated by helpers willing to be stewards after issuing an appeal.

Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Nantwich cyclists are being urged to pedal for charity by Age UK Cheshire. They are keen to recruit a team to take part in the 60km Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride on Sunday July 8, and need a minimum of six people to take part.

May 22, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

A table-top sale is taking place this weekend in aid of Leighton Hospital’s One in Eleven Appeal. The event, at the Oakley Centre in Crewe on Sunday (May 20), will see dozens of stalls and activities for youngsters.