Charity news

Spooky Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff raise “One in Eleven” cash

Spooky Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff raise “One in Eleven” cash

Supermarket staff in Nantwich helped spook a few customers and raise money for their local hospital. Workers at Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, had fun in the store by paying £1 each to wear Halloween fancy dress.

November 9, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

The national Samaritan’s Purse initiative Operation Christmas Child is setting up its first Nantwich depot. This year, shoeboxes with small gifts for needy children across the world donated in Nantwich will be checked and sent off direct.

November 5, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich radio station The Cat calls for community award nominations

Nantwich radio station The Cat calls for community award nominations

Nantwich-based radio station The Cat has launched its 2nd Community Awards and is calling for nominations. There are five categories including Long Service to the Community, Local Volunteer of the Year, Local Fundraiser of the Year, Achievement of the Year and Young Person of The Year.

November 3, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Community Events, Latest
Nantwich firemen stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich firemen stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich firefighters will be cleaning up tomorrow when they take part in a charity car wash. The part-time fire crews are offering to wash cars at Nantwich fire station on Beam Street in return for a donation to charity.

November 2, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students have been giving Santa a helping hand with his trusty transport. Joinery and carpentry students from Reaseheath College pooled their talents to restore a Christmas float for a local rotary club.

Pallgo Rambling Club donates £800 to Leighton Hospital child unit

Pallgo Rambling Club donates £800 to Leighton Hospital child unit

Young patients at Leighton Hospital will benefit from new kit thanks to a donation from a South Cheshire rambling club. Pallgo Rambling Club chose the hospital’s Child and Adolescent Unit as their “Charity of the Year”.

October 30, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich folk can play Santa and raise St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich folk can play Santa and raise St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich folk are being urged to wear a Santa outfit for a day – and earn cash for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The charity is staging its “Wear a Santa Suit” fundraising fortnight from November 26 to December 10.

October 29, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Nantwich Civic Hall hosts Lady Verdin Trust awards night

Nantwich Civic Hall hosts Lady Verdin Trust awards night

More than 300 staff, clients and supporters of The Lady Verdin Trust celebrated their annual dinner dance at Nantwich Civic Hall. The event celebrated the achievements of the Trust, which provides support and care for adults with learning disabilities.

October 23, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest
Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

Wistaston Jubilee Proms helps raise £400 for local causes

By Jonathan White More than 60 people halped to raise around £400 at the popular Wistaston Jubilee Proms concert. The concert, in Wistaston Memorial Hall, was performed by the Crewe Concert Band under musical director Albert Dunseath.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Music Reviews, Wistaston
St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice issues appeal for volunteer Trustees

St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice issues appeal for volunteer Trustees

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice wants local people to help shape its future. South Cheshire businessmen and women and health and social care professionals are invited to get involved.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity news, News
Car sales boss proves a boxing hit at Nantwich fundraising night

Car sales boss proves a boxing hit at Nantwich fundraising night

The boss of a motor dealership helped to raise £700 after stepping into the boxing ring at a Nantwich club. Alex Walker, of the Peugeot dealership Gateway Motor Co Ltd in Crewe, took part in a white collar boxing match in aid of Children in Need.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Other sports
Leighton Hospital teams raise £3,700 for Macmillan Cancer

Leighton Hospital teams raise £3,700 for Macmillan Cancer

Staff and visitors to Leighton Hospital helped raise more than £3,700 during Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The Macmillan Cancer Unit at the hospital in Crewe raised £3,312 through donations in exchange for slices of home-made cake.

October 16, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest, News
Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

Wrenbury’s Wingate Centre offers children Paralympic gifts

The success of Paralympics GB team is living on at the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. The centre has received a donation from Sainsbury’s Nantwich which includes a haul of Paralympic athlete-themed advertising.