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Nantwich cake-a-thon helps raise £1,100 in Matthew Dewhirst’s memory

Nantwich cake-a-thon helps raise £1,100 in Matthew Dewhirst’s memory

Crewe Alex boss Steve Davis was a guest at a Nantwich fundraising cake-a-thon in memory of a teenager who died playing rugby. He was among hundreds who attended the Boot & Shoe pub on Hospital Street on tragic Matthew Dewhirst’s 18th birthday.

January 15, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, Latest, Sport
Nantwich mums push buggies 100 miles for One in Eleven Appeal

Nantwich mums push buggies 100 miles for One in Eleven Appeal

Nantwich mums who pushed their baby buggies 100 miles around town, have raised thousands of pounds for the One in Eleven Appeal. Now the Buggy Buddies group, which raised money towards a new neonatal unit, is hanging up its baby grow!

January 8, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich cake club stage fund-raiser for tragic rugby teenager

Nantwich cake club stage fund-raiser for tragic rugby teenager

A cake-a-thon is being held at a Nantwich pub in memory of a teenager from the town who died playing rugby. The Clandestine Cake Club wants to raise money for C.R.Y(Cardiac Risk in the Young) in memory of Matthew Dewhirst.

January 4, 2013 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich shoppers donate gifts to Leighton Hospital children

Nantwich shoppers donate gifts to Leighton Hospital children

Generous customers at a Nantwich supermarket brought extra Christmas cheer to young patients in hospital. Punters at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road donated toys and gifts to give to poorly children staying on Leighton Hospital’s child and adolescent unit on Christmas Day.

December 24, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Shoppers help Leighton Hospital buy toys for poorly children

Shoppers help Leighton Hospital buy toys for poorly children

A supermarket has donated more than £350 to Leighton Hospital emergency department to buy new toys for Nantwich children being treated there. Customers at Asda in Crewe selected the department as part of the supermarket’s “Chosen By You” initiative.

December 13, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich student’s hospital plea sparks college donor campaign

Nantwich student’s hospital plea sparks college donor campaign

Youngsters in Nantwich have joined a recruitment drive to find life-saving bone marrow donors. They acted after fellow Reaseheath College student Hannah Roberts, battling a rare form of leukaemia, issued a plea from her hospital bed.

New “Live At Ease” service for veterans launched in Nantwich

New “Live At Ease” service for veterans launched in Nantwich

A new service is being launched for Nantwich veterans who need help for drug and alcohol addiction, unemployment, money, family or housing problems. “Live At Ease” aims to support 70,000 ex-forces personnel and their families living in Cheshire so they can cope with issues during or after working in the services.

December 6, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, Latest
Three Nantwich blood donors honoured for saving lives

Three Nantwich blood donors honoured for saving lives

Three dedicated blood donors from Nantwich have been recognised for rolling up their sleeves to help save dozens of lives. John Bellamy, John McIlwraith and Daniel Robinson were honoured at a ceremony by NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT).

December 1, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Seven-month revamp project set to start at Nantwich Pool

Seven-month revamp project set to start at Nantwich Pool

Work to revamp Nantwich Pool is to start before Christmas for seven months. The refurbishment includes a new fitness studio, larger fitness suite with new equipment, a new reception, a new entrance with better access, and refurbished changing rooms including a family changing area.

November 30, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Nantwich patients urged to nominate hospital staff for awards

Nantwich patients urged to nominate hospital staff for awards

Hospital staff who go the extra mile for patients can now be rewarded by those who have benefited. New “Patient Choice Awards” have been launched by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) as part of its annual ‘Celebration of Achievement’.

November 23, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates and Zumba Fitness classes are opening in Nantwich. A daytime Zumba keep fit session is being launched in January on Thursdays from 10.15am in Nantwich parish rooms.

Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers have been thanked as part of a 40-year celebration. Volunteers from groups who work alongside Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff, attended the event.

November 12, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest
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