Charity news

Nantwich school pupils top of class in hospice fundraiser

Nantwich school pupils top of class in hospice fundraiser

Children at a Nantwich school proved a runaway success when it came to fundraising for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice.

More than 200 youngsters from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School donned red noses and reindeer antlers to launch 2019’s Rudolph Run fundraising campaign for the Winsford-based facility.

December 5, 2019
Tots raise Children in Need funds at Nantwich nursery

Tots raise Children in Need funds at Nantwich nursery

Funds are being totted up after a first class effort for Children in Need at Little Crickets pre-school in Nantwich.

For a donation, play pals wore spotty clothes and brought their teddies.

November 19, 2019
BBC One Show Rickshaw Challenge motors through Nantwich and Crewe

BBC One Show Rickshaw Challenge motors through Nantwich and Crewe

By Jonathan White
The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge annual fund-raiser for BBC Children in Need travelled through Nantwich and Crewe during an eight-day challenge to cycle 400 miles from Holyhead to London.

November 12, 2019
Nantwich charities and groups team up with Aldi for donations

Nantwich charities and groups team up with Aldi for donations

Nantwich charities and community groups can register for food donations this Christmas Eve from local Aldi store.

Aldi launched its partnership with Neighbourly, a community engagement platform that links businesses to key charitable organisations, earlier this year.

November 8, 2019
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire to stage “Bring a Pound to Work Day”

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire to stage “Bring a Pound to Work Day”

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire is gearing up for the easiest fundraising event in its 31-year history – and is urging local Nantwich businesses to get involved.

October 29, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich rotary clubs team up to help Beechmere fire victims

Crewe and Nantwich rotary clubs team up to help Beechmere fire victims

Members of five Rotary Clubs in Crewe and Nantwich teamed up to support victims of the Beechmere care home blaze in Crewe.

They volunteered to help residents in managing huge donations of food, clothing, toiletries and equipment and in providing Sunday lunches in collaboration with Hopes and Beams.

October 20, 2019
Nantwich Fire Cadet to stage curry night in aid of Nepal project

Nantwich Fire Cadet to stage curry night in aid of Nepal project

A young Nantwich Fire Cadet is hosting a curry night to help raise funds to build much-needed classrooms for schoolchildren in Nepal.

Ashleigh Culleton, 14, will be heading out to Nepal next year with a group of Cheshire Fire Cadets.

October 18, 2019
The Flintstones head for Nantwich in 2CV charity challenge

The Flintstones head for Nantwich in 2CV charity challenge

The Flintstones will be rolling into Nantwich town centre this weekend as they take on the 2CV Challenge for charity.

Fred and Barney will be pulling their classic Citroën 2CV through the streets of Nantwich to raise awareness of the challenge in aid of Dementia UK.

October 16, 2019
Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

A director at Leighton Hospital ran a marathon to raise money for a baby bereavement suite appeal.

Julie Tunney, director of nursing at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, completed the Mallorca marathon to raise money for the “Lost Little Ones” appeal.

October 15, 2019
Nantwich schoolgirl has long hair cut off for children’s cancer charity

Nantwich schoolgirl has long hair cut off for children’s cancer charity

A young Nantwich schoolgirl has cut off her long hair to help create wigs for children with cancer.

Big-hearted Laura Midwinter, aged 9, wanted to help the Little Princess Trust which creates wigs for children who lose their hair through cancer treatment.

September 28, 2019
Nantwich youngster swims to raise more than £500 for Wingate Centre

Nantwich youngster swims to raise more than £500 for Wingate Centre

Nantwich youngster Bella Mckinney made a big splash for charity after swimming in aid of Wingate Children’s Centre.

The big-hearted six-year-old swam 1,000 metres and raised 333% of her original target of £500.

September 4, 2019
End of Life Partnership receives £8,000 donation from Orbitas

End of Life Partnership receives £8,000 donation from Orbitas

Award-winning South Cheshire charity The End of Life Partnership has received an £8,000 donation from Orbitas.

The End of Life Partnership works with local communities and professionals, supporting them to achieve good quality end of life and bereavement care.

August 22, 2019
Nantwich student is St Luke’s ‘Queen of Hearts’ after raising £1,120

Nantwich student is St Luke’s ‘Queen of Hearts’ after raising £1,120

A teeange girl from Nantwich is smiling like a Cheshire Cat after her Alice in Wonderland themed Garden Party raised £1,120 for St Luke’s Hospice.

Fifteen-year-old Katie Everett, a year 10 student at Brine Leas School, decided to organise a fundraising garden party to fulfil the volunteering section of her Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.

July 25, 2019