Post Tagged with: "cancer"

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Big-hearted students and staff from Reaseheath College have raised more than £13,600 for North West Cancer Research.

The amount was handed over by the college’s Student Association at the student summer ball held on their Nantwich campus.

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

A Willaston youngster who lost his grandad and great grandad to cancer, is to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan.

Big-hearted Lucas James Mottram, 10, is in training ready for the charity climb on July 9.

Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach is lining up a performance at the Lyceum in Crewe on February 4.

The group celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century.

Nantwich Concert Band and Young Voices raise £450 for cancer patients

Nantwich Concert Band and Young Voices raise £450 for cancer patients

Nantwich Concert Band and Nantwich Young Voices raised more than £450 for Cancer Research at a church concert.

The groups staged a performance at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich in aid of Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK.

November 28, 2016 0 comments Charity news, News
One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates have improved in South Cheshire, latest statistics have shown.

A health partnership between the NHS, local authorities and Macmillan Cancer Support has seen major improvements.

November 6, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students aim to raise £15,000 cancer funds

Nantwich students aim to raise £15,000 cancer funds

Charitable students in Nantwich hope to raise more than £15,000 for local cancer research projects.

Reaseheath College has named North West Cancer Research as its chosen charity of the year.

Nantwich girl braves the shave to raise money for cancer

Nantwich girl braves the shave to raise money for cancer

A young Nantwich girl has had her lovely locks shaved off to help raise money for Cancer sufferers.

Big-hearted Chloe Marvell’s decision to ‘brave the shave’ has netted almost £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support so far.

August 1, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich mum cuts off long hair in aid of cancer charity

Nantwich mum cuts off long hair in aid of cancer charity

Nantwich mother-of-five Denise Thorley had her long locks lopped off to raise money for cancer sufferers.

The music teacher hoped to raise £500 for the Christie Hospital in Manchester – but has doubled that thanks to support from family, friends and piano pupils.

June 19, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Young Nantwich cancer patient embarks on Ellen MacArthur adventure

Young Nantwich cancer patient embarks on Ellen MacArthur adventure

A young cancer patient from Nantwich took part in a four-day adventure with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Ed, 19, joined the trust to take part in sailing, canoeing, high ropes, cycling, archery and orienteering at the Essex Outdoors Centre in Bradwell.

April 19, 2016 2 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Daughter shaves head to support Willaston mum’s cancer battle

Daughter shaves head to support Willaston mum’s cancer battle

A Willaston woman is shaving her head for charity to support her mum who is losing her hair in a cancer battle.

Louise Maple wants to raise funds for Cancer Research UK while her mum Kay, also from Willaston, fights breast cancer.

February 4, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Health, News, Willaston & Rope
Christie support group in Nantwich raises £300,000 in 20 years

Christie support group in Nantwich raises £300,000 in 20 years

Members of Nantwich Christie Hospital Support Group have smashed the £300,000 barrier for funds raised for the Manchester specialist cancer centre.

They have achieved it over two decades of fundraising with a wide range of events.

December 4, 2015 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News