Charity news

Sky is limit for Reaseheath College students in 10,000ft jump for charity

Sky is limit for Reaseheath College students in 10,000ft jump for charity

Three brave students from Reaseheath College in Nantwich are looking to take to the skies to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation.

The team of 1st year Business BTech students will undertake a tandem skydive from more than 10,000ft to raise more than £1,200 for the charity.

January 12, 2020
Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town staged a Festival of Football to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross.

The event was supported by Nantwich Civic Hall and attended by Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Arthur Moran.

January 9, 2020
Spike in hedgehog admissions at RSPCA Stapeley centre

Spike in hedgehog admissions at RSPCA Stapeley centre

Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich has had a record year in hedgehog admissions, with more than 897 being treated at the centre in 2019.

Stapeley Grange on London Road has seen a 47% increase in the number of hedgehogs at the London Road centre since last year.

December 26, 2019
Christmas gift for Nantwich Riding for the Disabled

Christmas gift for Nantwich Riding for the Disabled

Christmas came early for Nantwich and District Riding for the Disabled, based at Reaseheath College’s Equine Department.

Janet Maughan, of Overwater Marina, presented RDA volunteers Irene Pawsey and Liz Cleghorn and Bobby the pony with a donation instead of sending out Christmas cards to the marina’s clients and suppliers.

December 26, 2019
St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas tree collection service

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas tree collection service

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire is collecting and recycling Christmas trees in return for donations to the hospice.

Registration for the annual Christmas Tree Collection is now open.

December 18, 2019
Record numbers in Leighton Hospital Merry Mile Baby Appeal

Record numbers in Leighton Hospital Merry Mile Baby Appeal

A Merry Mile fundraiser to help build a baby bereavement suite at Leighton Hospital proved a runaway success.

More than 170 people including mums and babies and people in wheelchairs, turned out on a frosty morning to make their way round Queen’s Park, Crewe in support of the £100,000 Lost Little Ones’ appeal.

December 17, 2019
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