Charity events

Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

A national hen charity is appealing to the Cheshire public to help find homes for 250 hens.

The British Hen Welfare Trust is holding a re-homing event tomorrow (Saturday January 19) in Nantwich where 250 ex-caged hens will be waiting to start their free range retirement.

January 18, 2019
The Studio in Nantwich to stage charity fund-raising concert

The Studio in Nantwich to stage charity fund-raising concert

A fundraising charity concert is taking place next month at Studio Nantwich on Castle Street in Nantwich.

The concert is on Friday February 1 (doors open 9pm) and features three-piece live party band ‘Boomin’, making their inaugural visit to the town.

January 14, 2019
Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire branch of blood cancer charity ‘Bloodwise’ has raised money for the charity at three events in Nantwich.

A coffee morning on December 15 was held at Nantwich Parish Rooms and raised £117.65.

January 7, 2019
St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

Green-minded residents in Nantwich and Crewe are throwing their support behind the annual campaign to recycle Christmas Trees in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Registrations for the annual Christmas Tree Collection are now open.

December 12, 2018
Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

A family home in Weston has once again been transformed into a Winter Wonderland to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

For the sixth year, Carters Green Farm has been decorated with tens of thousands of twinkling lights and decorations by Graham Witter and his family, in memory of Graham’s sister Jessica.

December 7, 2018
Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

The RSPCA wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich is staging three festive fundraising events.

The London Road centre is holding its popular Christmas Fair on Sunday (December 2).

December 1, 2018
Nantwich Methodist to stage Christmas Carol concert

Nantwich Methodist to stage Christmas Carol concert

Nantwich Methodist Church on Hospital Street is to stage a Christmas Carol concert in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Nantwich on 1st December at 6.00pm

November 30, 2018
Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

A children’s hospice charity is calling on all Santas to take a break from toy-making and tackle the Nantwich Santa Dash.

The annual run will take place on Sunday December 16 and will see scores of Santas tackling either a 2.5km or a 5km route.

November 29, 2018
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage ‘Merry Mile’ in Queens Park

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage ‘Merry Mile’ in Queens Park

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is to hold its first ever “Merry Mile” in Queens Park on Saturday December 8.

The one mile sprint, jog or amble will take place at 11am and festive fancy dress is a must.

November 28, 2018
Crewe & District Parkinson’s UK branch raises £5,600 at Nantwich event

Crewe & District Parkinson’s UK branch raises £5,600 at Nantwich event

The Crewe & District Parkinson’s UK team has raised an amazing £5,600 at a fundraiser at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Sue Pickup, vice chairman of Crewe and District Parkinson’s UK, was helped by family and committee members in putting on the show.

November 26, 2018
Live music Christmas concert set for St Mary’s Church Nantwich

Live music Christmas concert set for St Mary’s Church Nantwich

A live music ‘Step into Christmas’ concert will take place on Saturday December 1 at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

The concert will feature Crewe Brass, European mezzo soprano Emma Brown, and Acton CE Primary Academy Choir, accompanied by Lydia Price on piano.

November 23, 2018
Weston Winter Wonderland set for launch in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Winter Wonderland set for launch in aid of Donna Louise Hospice

Big-hearted Graham Witter is ready to launch another Weston Winter Wonderland in memory of his tragic sister Jessica.

Graham spends weeks preparing the family farm in Weston with thousands of Christmas lights and decorations, before opening to the public.

November 23, 2018
Christmas Party in memory of Nantwich youngster Elle Morris

Christmas Party in memory of Nantwich youngster Elle Morris

A special Christmas party in memory of tragic Nantwich youngster Elle Morris will help raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The event is being staged by Elle’s mum Becky Whitfield and friends almost a year after Elle’s last day at home before returning to Great Ormond Street Hospital.

November 22, 2018