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South Cheshire “One in Eleven” appeal hits £1.8million target

South Cheshire “One in Eleven” appeal hits £1.8million target

South Cheshire’s “One in Eleven” Appeal has hit its £1.8 million target after 12 months of tireless fund-raising by supporters. The funds will be used to create a new neonatal unit at Leighton Hospital for families in Crewe, Nantwich and surrounding areas.

February 15, 2013 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich man tackles 156-mile “Marathon Des Sables” for Mencap

Nantwich man tackles 156-mile “Marathon Des Sables” for Mencap

A Nantwich man is tackling the hardest race in the world to raise money for Mencap. Land agent Jack Tavernor will take on the gruelling 156-mile Marathon Des Sables in the Sahara Desert in April.

February 14, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, Latest
“Play Smokefree” signs to be installed in Nantwich play areas

“Play Smokefree” signs to be installed in Nantwich play areas

Signs are being erected in all Nantwich play areas in a bid to discourage people from smoking. They will promote a new voluntary “Play Smokefree” code in all Cheshire East Council run playgrounds.

February 11, 2013 0 comments Environment, Health, Latest
Nantwich school pupil in hospital with suspected meningitis

Nantwich school pupil in hospital with suspected meningitis

A young child from Nantwich has been submitted to hospital with suspected meningitis. The pupil, from Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley, was taken in earlier this week for treatment.

February 8, 2013 1 comment Health, Incident, Latest
One in Eleven Appeal team to visit building society in Nantwich

One in Eleven Appeal team to visit building society in Nantwich

Supporters of the One in Eleven Appeal are in Nantwich this week to tell people about its vital fundraising work. They’ll be in the Nantwich branch of Yorkshire Building Society, High Street, to outline what the appeal hopes to achieve and its work so far.

February 5, 2013 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Cheshire village Rose Queen raises vital funds for Leighton Hospital

Cheshire village Rose Queen raises vital funds for Leighton Hospital

A Rose Queen has helped Leighton Hospital’s maternity unit by raising money for new kit to improve care given to newborn babies. Rebecca Elliott, 2012 Rose Queen for the village of Comberbach, chose the unit as her charity during her reign.

January 31, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich residents raise £160 for CLIMB

Richmond Village Nantwich residents raise £160 for CLIMB

Residents and staff at Richmond Village Nantwich have raised  £160 for local charity CLIMB. The money, raised at a raffle at the Village’s Christmas Fayre, was presented to the charity’s local representative Steve Hannigan.

January 29, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich’s British Heart Foundation shop issues urgent appeal

Nantwich’s British Heart Foundation shop issues urgent appeal

A charity shop manager in Nantwich has made a desperate appeal for more help amid a sharp drop in donations. Lynette Kirk, who runs the local British Heart Foundation shop on High Street, believes a rise in car boot sales and sites like eBay is having a serious impact.

January 25, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook’s £400 cake for Alzheimer’s Society

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook’s £400 cake for Alzheimer’s Society

A Nantwich farm shop is supporting a national charity by baking a mouth-watering Gingerbread House. Talented cooks at Cheerbrook, on Newcastle Road, wanted to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.

January 23, 2013 0 comments Business, Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich mums launch new Zumba with creche classes

Nantwich mums launch new Zumba with creche classes

Two Nantwich businesswomen have joined forces to launch new Zumba with creche classes. Sharon Burrows, of Hullabaloo Kids, and Alison Bowet, who runs Nantwich Child Care, created the idea for local parents.

January 17, 2013 0 comments Business, Health, Latest
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