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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
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-based chiropractor McTimoney hosts study day

Nantwich-based chiropractor McTimoney hosts study day

A well-known Cheshire chiropractor held a national study day in Nantwich. The day was chaired and hosted by Clare Sheehan, a McTimoney chiropractor working in Nantwich and Telford.

August 23, 2012 0 comments Business, Health, News
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
Leighton Hospital patients welcome new eCards service

Leighton Hospital patients welcome new eCards service

Relatives and friends can now send ‘Get Well Soon’ e-messages to patients at Leighton Hospital thanks to a new service. The eCard service, being trialled by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), allows people to send personal messages to loved ones in hospital when they may not be able to visit in person.

August 17, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, 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
Minshull’s fundraiser helps South Cheshire cancer patients

Minshull’s fundraiser helps South Cheshire cancer patients

By Jonathan White A ‘Grand Mad Hatters Tea Party’ at Minshull’s in Crewe helped to raise vital funds for South Cheshire cancer patients. Minshull’s donated 50p for each cup of tea and coffee bought along with proceeds from cake sales to Marie Curie Cancer Care

August 14, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich GPs air frustration with practice’s phone system

Nantwich GPs air frustration with practice’s phone system

Bosses at a doctor’s practice in Nantwich admit they are as frustrated as patients with their much-maligned telephone system. Some patients have criticised Kiltearn Medical Centre’s system which requires patients to ring up at 8am for a same-day appointment.

August 3, 2012 2 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest, 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
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
Wistaston couple’s garden party raises Diabetes UK funds

Wistaston couple’s garden party raises Diabetes UK funds

By Jonathan White A couple who staged a garden party at their home on Westfield Drive,Wistaston, helped raise valuable funds for diabetes sufferers. Sheena and Ken Sambrook opened their house and gardens for the event which takes place on the second Wednesday in July.

Fineswimming invests £60,000 to revamp disused Nantwich pool

Fineswimming invests £60,000 to revamp disused Nantwich pool

A company is to launch swimming lessons after breathing new life into a disused pool in Nantwich. FineSwimming is currently renovating the indoor pool owned by Elim Church, on Regents Park, London Road.

July 11, 2012 1 comment Business, Health, Latest, News