Post Tagged with: "St Luke’s Hospice"

KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
A KAPOW! superhero obstacle challenge at South Cheshire College helped raise thousands of pounds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The 3km-long course included eight giant inflatable obstacles, a travelator and plenty of bubbles!

October 4, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Electro 80s to stage live charity show in Nantwich

Electro 80s to stage live charity show in Nantwich

Popular 1980s electronica tribute band Electro 80s is to stage a fund-raising concert at the Studio nightclub in Nantwich this weekend.

The show, on Friday September 22, will feature massive 80s hits by bands such as Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Gary Numan, Duran Duran, Ultravox, Devo, Soft Cell and The Human League.

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill has officially opened St Luke’s Hospice’s new Nantwich charity shop.

Nantwich Town Crier caught the attention of passers-by on Pepper Street and it was a successful first day of trading which saw staff, volunteers and board members welcome customers through its doors.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
960 Crewe and Nantwich women raise £175,000 in St Luke’s Midnight Walk

960 Crewe and Nantwich women raise £175,000 in St Luke’s Midnight Walk

Hundreds of Crewe and Nantwich women helped raise a staggering £175,000 when they took part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk.

Around 960 women lit up the streets between Nantwich and Crewe as the Walk was held for the 13th time.

July 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Burland Hall weekend will raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

Burland Hall weekend will raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

The popular Burland Hall Country Fair is back on the calendar to help raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The event will take place on Friday to Sunday June 9-11 in the grounds of a private home near Nantwich.

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant Steven Betts has only one number in mind as he gears up for the 38th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston.

But he won’t be counting his chickens – only his worms – in the hotly contest event which draws in competitors from around the world.

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
Nantwich bikers in the South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helped to raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice on the ‘Charity Ride Out’

The ride followed a 35-mile route from Winsford and was led up High Street in Sandbach by the St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Routemaster double-decker bus.

May 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich motorcyclists join 450 at Sandbach Transport Festival

Nantwich motorcyclists join 450 at Sandbach Transport Festival

By Jonathan White
Nantwich motorcyclists joined hundreds of others for a parade at the 27th Sandbach Transport Festival.

The free event included a large vehicle display with trucks, classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, bicycles, a stage performance area and children’s funfair on Scotch Common car park.

Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich and Crewe fund-raisers have helped St Luke’s Hospice net £18,000 in a month-long campaign.

Volunteers have held buckets, sold cakes, knitted hearts and wore red.

March 10, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience

TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience


A panto by The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) helped to raise almost £800 for South Cheshire causes.

The pantomime ‘Cinderella’ was held at St Andrews Church Hall, on Bedford Street, Crewe.

March 4, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Rising number of Nantwich coffee shops led to Swirlys closure, says hospice

Rising number of Nantwich coffee shops led to Swirlys closure, says hospice

The Swirly Whirlys hospice outlet in Nantwich is being closed because of increased competition from the town’s coffee shops, St Luke’s admits.

We revealed earlier this week how the Pillory Street outlet, first opened in 2012, is closing its doors next month.

February 12, 2017 1 comment Charity news, Human Interest, News
St Luke’s Hospice charity shop Swirly Whirlys to close in Nantwich

St Luke’s Hospice charity shop Swirly Whirlys to close in Nantwich

A charity shop opened by St Luke’s Hospice in Nantwich is to close less than five years after opening – because it is not raising enough money.

Swirly Whirlys, on Pillory Street, which specialises in crepes and ice cream, will close in March, it has been announced.

February 8, 2017 3 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Voices gear up for Last Choir Standing contest

Nantwich Voices gear up for Last Choir Standing contest

Members of Nantwich Voices are warming their vocal chords ready for the Last Choir Standing competition.

They will compete against seven other choirs from around the region at the Crewe Lyceum on Sunday February 5 in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.