Charity news

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich racing fans could get a glimpse into footballer Michael Owen’s stables and training  site as part of a special charity event. The Malpas-based Manor House Stables, co-owned by Owen and Andrew Black, is to stage an open morning in aid of St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

A Nantwich charity champion described the amazing experience of carrying the Paralympic Torch. Olwyn Payton was nominated by people in the town for her work and in memory of her daughter died after being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich folk are invited for a cuppa and a cake at Leighton Hospital to raise money for the national Macmillan Cancer appeal. The Macmillan team at Leighton are taking part the annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event on Friday September 28 at 11am.

September 17, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

A charity fashion show is being staged in aid of disabled youngsters from Nantwich and Crewe. Bon Marche, in Crewe, are hosting the event tomorrow (Sept 13) to raise funds for the children’s adventure farm trust based in Altrincham.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Nantwich men urged to join “Dame for a Laugh” for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich men urged to join “Dame for a Laugh” for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich men are being urged to ditch the trousers and dress up in drag – to help Cheshire’s St Luke’s Hospice. The charity’s annual Dame for a Laugh event, Cheshire’s only men-only fancy dress drag walk, is taking place on September 22.

September 6, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

A former Brine Leas student from Nantwich is gearing up to take part in a 500-mile cycle ride for charity. Lee Comerford is set to clock up the miles on a cycling challenge from Lands End in Cornwall to Windermere in the Lake District.

September 6, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

A South Cheshire car dealer is swapping the showroom for a boxing ring when he fights for charity in Nantwich. Alex Walker, of Peugeot’s Gateway Motor Company in Crewe, will fight in a white collar boxing match to raise money Children in Need.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Boogying Nantwich babies raise £1,600 for One in Eleven Appeal

Boogying Nantwich babies raise £1,600 for One in Eleven Appeal

Babies boogied on down at a charity disco in Nantwich for the One in Eleven Appeal. Around 60 children, from tiny tots to toddlers, and their families hit the dance floor at Nantwich Town FC.

September 4, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich man stages local charity walk for Cancer Research UK

Nantwich man stages local charity walk for Cancer Research UK

A Nantwich man has set off on a charity walk around Crewe and Nantwich to gain donations from local businesses and well-wishers. Neil Olsson was inspired by the Olympic Torch Relay to devise a route that will allow him to call in and see as many firms as possible.

August 29, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity news, Latest
Nantwich knitters give Age UK Smoothie campaign some needle

Nantwich knitters give Age UK Smoothie campaign some needle

Nantwich shoppers of all ages have risen to the challenge to knit Smoothie bottle hats for charity! More than 1,000 hats have already been donated to Sainsbury’s in Nantwich, who will donate 25p to Age UK for every one knitted.

August 26, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
One in Eleven Appeal boosted by Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff

One in Eleven Appeal boosted by Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff

Leighton Hospital’s “One in Eleven Appeal” has received another cash boost thanks to staff at Sainsbury’s Nantwich. Employees won a sales competition organised by Red Bull and donated the winnings of £250 to the store’s Charity of the Year.

August 24, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

A Wistaston mum has raised money for the neonatal unit that cared for all three of her children. Jo Davies, 31, collected donations from family and friends at the christening of her 20-week-old twins Charlie and Lily at St Mary’s in Nantwich.

August 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Over 1,000 enjoy Choldmondeley Castle picnic for One in Eleven Appeal

Over 1,000 enjoy Choldmondeley Castle picnic for One in Eleven Appeal

Tots and teddies took over Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich for a special fundraising picnic for the One in Eleven Appeal. Families brought their favourite teddies to the Cheshire beauty spot to help raise funds for a new neonatal unit at Leighton Hospital.

August 15, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest