Charity events

Nantwich charity event to showcase best of local talent

Nantwich charity event to showcase best of local talent

A showcase event is being planned to prove that Nantwich’s Got Talent. Nantwich Town Council and community radio station The Cat are organising the event to be staged next month.

40 acts line-up for South Cheshire “Boxjam” event in Crewe

40 acts line-up for South Cheshire “Boxjam” event in Crewe

Organisers have announced the date and line-up for the Boxjam charity music event for South Cheshire. The event, held at The Box venue in Crewe, is part of the national ‘Oxjam’ fundraiser for Oxfam.

MP Edward Timpson opens new St Luke’s Hospice creperie in Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson opens new St Luke’s Hospice creperie in Nantwich

Hundreds of people turned out in Nantwich for the official opening of the new St Luke’s Hospice shop on Pillory Street. Young and old alike crammed into the new Swirly Whirly store, which will serve crepes, ice cream and other treats.

October 14, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £160 for Macmillan Cancer

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £160 for Macmillan Cancer

Richmond Village Nantwich residents helped to raise more than £160 as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Residents and staff joined Macmillan Cancer charity to raise funds to help cancer sufferers and their families.

October 9, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich racing fans could get a glimpse into footballer Michael Owen’s stables and training  site as part of a special charity event. The Malpas-based Manor House Stables, co-owned by Owen and Andrew Black, is to stage an open morning in aid of St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich folk are invited for a cuppa and a cake at Leighton Hospital to raise money for the national Macmillan Cancer appeal. The Macmillan team at Leighton are taking part the annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event on Friday September 28 at 11am.

September 17, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

Bon Marche hosts fashion show in aid of Nantwich disabled children

A charity fashion show is being staged in aid of disabled youngsters from Nantwich and Crewe. Bon Marche, in Crewe, are hosting the event tomorrow (Sept 13) to raise funds for the children’s adventure farm trust based in Altrincham.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Nantwich’s Woodlands Brewery to stage annual charity beer festival

Nantwich’s Woodlands Brewery to stage annual charity beer festival

A Nantwich brewery is to stage its second annual festival to raise money for a local care home. Woodlands Brewery, based off London Road, will be staging the festival over two nights this weekend.

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
South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

A South Cheshire car dealer is swapping the showroom for a boxing ring when he fights for charity in Nantwich. Alex Walker, of Peugeot’s Gateway Motor Company in Crewe, will fight in a white collar boxing match to raise money Children in Need.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Nantwich Museum to stage “Elizabethan Food” event

Nantwich Museum to stage “Elizabethan Food” event

Nantwich Museum will stage a costumed event on “Elizabethan Food” this weekend. The demonstrations are part of the Pillory Street venue’s “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths” exhibition.

August 20, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Community Events, Latest
TV vet Steve Leonard’s Wistaston show in aid of Scout group

TV vet Steve Leonard’s Wistaston show in aid of Scout group

TV vet Steve Leonard will be in town to stage a one-off talk in aid of a local Scout group. The BBC presenter will discuss the ups and downs of teaching students while working with South Africa’s most dangerous wildlife.