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Former Nantwich school pupil tackles Kilimanjaro Challenge

Former Nantwich school pupil tackles Kilimanjaro Challenge

A former Nantwich school pupil is gearing up for the climb of his life next month. Ex Brine Leas High student Jonny May is teaming up with Shavington’s Ellie Hill to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa in aid of Childreach International.

Sainsbury’s Nantwich agrees food help for local RSPCA

Sainsbury’s Nantwich agrees food help for local RSPCA

RSPCA workers in Crewe and Nantwich are to get a helping hand from Nantwich Sainsbury’s this year. The Middlewich Road store  has signed another animal food donation contracts with Crewe and Nantwich District RSPCA.

August 2, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity news, Latest
Salvation Army’s Nantwich shop appeal for unwanted goods

Salvation Army’s Nantwich shop appeal for unwanted goods

Staff at Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd’s charity shop in Nantwich is calling on people to donate their unwanted items. They say there is a huge demand for small portable furniture to meet rising needs for affordable second-hand pieces.

August 2, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
Crewe & Nantwich rugby team complete 42-mile charity Moors walk

Crewe & Nantwich rugby team complete 42-mile charity Moors walk

Hardy members of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC completed a 42-mile trek in 24 hours across the bleak North Yorkshire Moors. The 18 walkers, team support and medics set off from the Boot and Shoe pub in Nantwich to Ravenscar on the North East coast.

August 1, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, News, Rugby
Cinnamon Trust’s appeal for dog walkers in Nantwich

Cinnamon Trust’s appeal for dog walkers in Nantwich

A national charity is appealing for  dog walkers to help the elderly and terminally ill in Nantwich. The Cinnamon Trust helps to provide support for housebound residents and their much-loved pets.

August 1, 2012 2 comments Charity news, News
South Cheshire Clay Pigeon club raises Leighton Hospital funds

South Cheshire Clay Pigeon club raises Leighton Hospital funds

A charity Clay Pigeon shoot has raised over £800 for the High Dependency Unit at Leighton Hospital. South Cheshire Clay Club staged the event after one of their members Julie Pyner was cared for in the unit.

July 31, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Local singers thrill Nantwich crowd at “Crown and Glory” event

Local singers thrill Nantwich crowd at “Crown and Glory” event

Local singers joined in harmony for the “Crown and Glory” community concert in Nantwich. The sell-out event, staged at the Crown Hotel, raised over £700 for Christian Aid and involved live performances from local talent.

July 30, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest, News
Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley for One in Eleven appeal

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley for One in Eleven appeal

A teddy bear’s picnic fund-raising event is set to take place at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich this weekend. The event is set to raise vital cash for the One in Eleven Appeal to create a new neo-natal unit at Leighton Hospital.

July 30, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Shavington pupils raise funds for Age UK Cheshire

Shavington pupils raise funds for Age UK Cheshire

Youngsters at a Shavington school helped to raise £100 for Age UK Cheshire. Staff and pupils from Shavington Primary collected the money from several events, including a Christingle service and nativity show.

Sainsbury’s Nantwich raises £6,000 for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice

Sainsbury’s Nantwich raises £6,000 for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice

Supermarket staff and shoppers in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £6,000 for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Employees and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road raised the money through various stunts and events.

July 26, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity news, Latest
Nantwich “Societies Spectacular” is a town square hit

Nantwich “Societies Spectacular” is a town square hit

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Town Square was packed as visitors enjoyed the first “Societies Spectacular” in summer sunshine. The event, organised by Cllr Stuart Hutton, introduced people to the range of clubs, organisations and societies in the town.

Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

A Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall will help raise vital funds for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The charity auction on September 21 will also feature live music, magicians and other entertainment, say organisers.

Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

By Jonathan White A father and son duo from Wistaston completed the 190-mile long Trans Pennine Trail from Liverpool to Hornsea in aid of their village church. Saddle-sore Howard and Ben Barker pedalled their way across the country to raise fund for St Mary’s Church.

July 19, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest