Post Tagged with: "St Luke’s Hospice"

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.

Nantwich Fat Face staff reach new heights with Snowdon fundraiser

Nantwich Fat Face staff reach new heights with Snowdon fundraiser

Fat Face staff in Nantwich climbed to new heights when they conquered Snowdon to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice.

Four members of the team from the shop on High Street joined up to take on the fund-raising effort.

November 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Electro 80s kick off fund-raising Studio concerts in Nantwich

Electro 80s kick off fund-raising Studio concerts in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Electronica tribute band ‘Electro 80s’ helped raise hundreds of pounds at a charity concert at The Studio in Nantwich.

The venue on Mill Street is staging a series of shows by local bands to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice.

Finance firm BCR raises hospice cash at Nantwich quiz

Finance firm BCR raises hospice cash at Nantwich quiz

Finance firm BCR have given a cash boost to hospice care after staging a charity quiz in Nantwich.

The corporate recovery specialist, which helps troubled businesses get back on their feet, presented £400 to St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice.

August 5, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
St Mary’s Church Nantwich to host hospice gala concert

St Mary’s Church Nantwich to host hospice gala concert

St Mary’s Church in Nantwich will host the annual gala concert organised by St Luke’s Hospice.

The concert is being held in association with the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival, on September 3.

Midnight Walk ladies stroll from Nantwich to Crewe for hospice

Midnight Walk ladies stroll from Nantwich to Crewe for hospice

Hundreds of big-hearted women donned bright colours and strolled through the night on the St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk.

Ladies of all ages and background gathered together to take part in the annual event which helps raise thousands for charity.

July 4, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News