Charity news

Emerging Futures charity in South Cheshire launches volunteer appeal

Emerging Futures charity in South Cheshire launches volunteer appeal

A South Cheshire charity has issued an appeal for more volunteers to help out those in need.

Emerging Futures (EF), established in 2014, works with homeless people, rough sleepers, offenders, and people with mental health problems or substance dependencies who are at risk of homelessness.

June 12, 2019
Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

A memorial golf day held in memory of a tragic Nantwich baby has helped to raise £700 for Donna Louise Hospice.

Now Johnny Forbes’ parents Neil and Jessica are planning an even bigger event as they bid to keep his memory alive.

June 5, 2019
Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

A member of a Nantwich charity support group joined a team to tackle the world’s fastest zip line in aid of Lymphoma Action.

Chris Bailey joined more than 20 other people at Zip World in Penrhyn Quarry on Velocity 2 – whizzing through the air above breathtaking views at speeds over 100mph.

May 26, 2019
Weaver Wander celebrates 10th anniversary of Nantwich event

Weaver Wander celebrates 10th anniversary of Nantwich event

By Jonathan White
The 10th annual Weaver Wander pulled in the crowds to Nantwich as organisers celebrated a decade of fund-raising journeys.

The charity classic & sports car rally –  started in the town and saw more than 150 cars and motorcycles assembled for viewing from 8am at Nantwich Football Club car park.

May 20, 2019
Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Duck race sends Nantwich folk quackers as £1,800 raised for Hope House

Nantwich Town’s first duck race on Mill Island sent hundreds of people quackers with delight – and helped raise £1,800 for hospice!

The event was organised by Nantwich Lions in aid of charitable beneficiary, Hope House.

May 19, 2019
Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Arthur Moran has officially taken over the chains of office for 2019-20.

Cllr Moran was formally elected as the new Mayor to take over from Cllr David Marren at a Mayor Making Ceremony on Friday (May 10).

May 14, 2019
Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Staff at Marks and Spencer Simply Food in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £1,300 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals dementia appeal.

The team at the Beam Street store chose to support the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody” as their charity of the year for 2018/2019.

May 11, 2019
Nantwich Fire Cadets put through their paces by town Mayor

Nantwich Fire Cadets put through their paces by town Mayor

Nantwich Fire Cadets were put through their paces when they were visited by Nantwich Town Mayor David Marren and his family.

The Cadets are one of the local causes to benefit from the Mayor’s fundraising work when Cllr Marren came to office in 2018.

May 8, 2019
Cheshire Girlguiding receives new Outdoor Activity Centre

Cheshire Girlguiding receives new Outdoor Activity Centre

Girl guides from Nantwich and other Cheshire towns will benefit from a new Outdoor Activity Centre.

The centre was part funded by a Cheshire Freemasons donation of £17,000 to ‘Girlguiding Cheshire Forest’.

May 2, 2019
Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Nantwich Foodbank handed out 1,474 emergency food parcels to local people in last year, its latest figures show.

The shocking figures reveal three-day emergency food parcels given out between April 2018 and March 2019, with 651 going to children, was an 11% rise no the previous year.

April 27, 2019
Richmond Village collects 156 Easter eggs for Leighton Hospital children’s ward

Richmond Village collects 156 Easter eggs for Leighton Hospital children’s ward

Nurses from the children’s ward at Leighton Hospital teamed up with a Women’s Refuge and YMCA to pick up a collection of 156 Easter Eggs at Richmond Village in Nantwich.

The Nantwich retirement village appealed to its residents and members of the community for three weeks to donate Easter eggs ahead of Easter weekend.

April 26, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table appeals for charities to benefit from Santa collection

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table appeals for charities to benefit from Santa collection

It might feel like Summer, but Crewe and Nantwich Round Table is celebrating a Christmas collection record!

Now its members are appealing for charitable causes to come forward to benefit from the staggering £11,304.50p collected by the annual Santa Float tour of local streets.

April 22, 2019
South Cheshire woman’s skydive in aid of local mental health charity

South Cheshire woman’s skydive in aid of local mental health charity

A client support manager from South Cheshire is taking part in a skydive in aid of local mental health charity, Inner Trust.

Steph Howman will raise funds for the non-profit organisation that aims to make a difference to young people who have mental health challenges or have disabilities that prevent them from achieving their dreams.

April 16, 2019