Charity news

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
Young Nantwich volunteers renovate emergency housing

Young Nantwich volunteers renovate emergency housing

Young National Citizen Service volunteers in Nantwich have been brushing up their DIY skills.

Big-hearted teenagers and NCS youth workers gave up a weekend to help renovate a bungalow for emergency housing at Regents Park in Nantwich.

April 13, 2019
South Cheshire 80s night raises £3,100 for Motor Neurone Association

South Cheshire 80s night raises £3,100 for Motor Neurone Association

An 80s party night organised by three friends in South Chershire has helped to raise more than £3,00 for two worthy charities.

Steph Marvell, her sister Sophie, and friend and their cousin Jessica Youle organised the event held at Crewe Alexandra’s stadium.

April 9, 2019
Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Two concerts by Shires Symphonic Wind Orchestra have raised more than £1,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Everybody Knows Somebody dementia appeal.

The concerts were held in the Leighton Hospital Treatment Centre and a week later at St Andrew’s Church in Crewe.

April 7, 2019
Thousands raised as former kickboxing champions stage Nantwich boxing night

Thousands raised as former kickboxing champions stage Nantwich boxing night

South Cheshire people turned out in Nantwich to cheer on two former kickboxing champions as they stepped back in the ring raise money for charities close to their hearts.

There was standing room only at Civic Hall during a night of entertainment including interviews with ring legends Frank Bruno and Tony Bellew.

April 1, 2019
Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity staff raised £2,000 from a‘Fashion and Fizz’ evening in Nantwich.

The event, at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium, saw 70 guests enjoy a full fashion show while sampling sparkling wines to raise funds for the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody’” dementia appeal.

March 30, 2019
Nantwich children wear Silly Socks for Down’s Syndrome fundraiser

Nantwich children wear Silly Socks for Down’s Syndrome fundraiser

Silly socks were the order of the day when a Nantwich pre-school group staged a fundraiser for Down’s Syndrome.

Children at Little Crickets marked World Down Syndrome Day by taking part in the ‘Lots of Socks’ campaign which raises money and awareness of the condition.

March 22, 2019
Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

A young Nantwich boy born with a leg and part of his arm missing, is to climb Snowdon for a charity which sends seriously ill and disabled children on dream holidays.

Courageous Jack Wimpenny, 11, from Ravensmoor, has been in training as he prepares to take on the challenge.

March 20, 2019
Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs for its charity calendar competition.

Snappers can have their top pictures featured in the 2020 calendar which will go on sale later this year.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich girl with rare brain condition to meet celebrity boxers

Nantwich girl with rare brain condition to meet celebrity boxers

Organisers of a celebrity boxing night plan to make a dream come true for a little Nantwich girl who cannot walk or talk.

Meghan Kewley, aged seven, will be a VIP guest at the charity event at Nantwich Civic Hall on March 29.

March 15, 2019
Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Nantwich man Simon Richardson has suffered more bereavement in the last three years than most do in a lifetime.

But now he’s fighting back by tackling three Marathons to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

March 4, 2019
Leighton doctor to run London Marathon in memory of suicide dad

Leighton doctor to run London Marathon in memory of suicide dad

A doctor at Leighton Hospital is to take on the London Marathon to raise money in her dad’s memory.

Katy Sutcliffe, who lives in Nantwich, was devastated after her father Andy committed suicide in 2015, aged just 51.

February 28, 2019
Crewe man trains for 900 Land’s End to John O’Groats charity ride

Crewe man trains for 900 Land’s End to John O’Groats charity ride

By Jonathan White
Crewe man Roy Price is on schedule as he prepares for a 900-mile charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) in May.

His ride is to raise money for cancer charity The Joshua Tree, which supports North West families living with life-changing experience of childhood cancer.

February 25, 2019