Charity news

Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Wistaston mum to tackle Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A Wistaston mum taking part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk in memory of her dad, is urging others to pull on their trainers for the Hospice.

March 10, 2020
Weston Christmas Lights hands over £32,540 to Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Christmas Lights hands over £32,540 to Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Christmas Lights organiser Graham Witter has handed over a whopping £32,540 cheque to Donna Louise Hospice.

Graham visited the hospice last week to formally hand over a cheque for the record-breaking amount.

March 7, 2020
Reaseheath College students to host charity equine event

Reaseheath College students to host charity equine event

Four big-hearted Reaseheath College students in Nantwich are organising a special equine charity event in memory of former Team GB star Tim Stockdale.

March 5, 2020
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Little Ones Appeal reaches halfway

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Little Ones Appeal reaches halfway

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals “Little Ones” appeal is almost halfway to its £100,000 fundraising target.

The appeal has been supported by major retailers and local businesses over the last few months, organisers say.

February 9, 2020
Show St Luke’s Hospice some love on Valentine’s collection

Show St Luke’s Hospice some love on Valentine’s collection

Nurses, staff and supporters will be showing some love for St Luke’s Hospice – by volunteering at Valentine’s to raise funds for patient care.

The annual “Love St Luke’s” street collection will be taking place in Nantwich and other towns across mid and south Cheshire on Saturday February 15.

February 5, 2020
Rotary Nantwich raises £775 for North West Air Ambulance

Rotary Nantwich raises £775 for North West Air Ambulance

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has raised more than £700 to help keep the North West Air Ambulance flying its life-saving missions.

The donation of £775 will fund an hour and a half of North West Air Ambulance flying time, rescuing critically injured patients who would not survive without the service.

February 4, 2020
South Cheshire charity Motherwell launches new campaign

South Cheshire charity Motherwell launches new campaign

A South Cheshire charity set up to support and inspire women and girls is launching a new campaign.

#Seeitbeit is being launched by Motherwell Cheshire to celebrate the great women of Crewe.

February 1, 2020
Cheshire Fire Service hailed by equality charity Stonewall

Cheshire Fire Service hailed by equality charity Stonewall

Cheshire Fire Service has been hailed by Stonewall as among the best LGBT+ friendly organisations in the UK.

The service is one of seven organisations from the North West to make the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity’s Top 100 Employers list for inclusivity.

January 30, 2020
South Cheshire care home resident in Leighton Hospital fundraiser

South Cheshire care home resident in Leighton Hospital fundraiser

A care home resident in Crewe has raised £176 for the Leighton Hospital Little Ones baby bereavement suite.

Alan Gibbs raised the money for the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s appeal by cycling the equivalent distance of Land’s End to John O’Groats.

January 28, 2020
Nantwich man launches fundraising cycle challenge for Wingate Centre

Nantwich man launches fundraising cycle challenge for Wingate Centre

A regular user of the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury is to launch a cycle challenge to help raise funds for the venue.

Matthew Roberts, from Nantwich, is taking part in 20 bike rides in 2020 to raise money for the WIngate Special Children’s Trust.

January 27, 2020
Weston Christmas Light Display raises £32,540 for hospice

Weston Christmas Light Display raises £32,540 for hospice

The award-winning Weston Christmas Light Display has raised an incredible £32,540 for the Donna Louise Hospice.

The popular display, put together by Graham Witter in memory of his sister, shone bright once again throughout December attracting thousands of visitors.

January 22, 2020
Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

A young mum who suffered cancer as a child has teamed up with a Nantwich hairdresser to support a charity providing real hair wigs to children going through the same harrowing ordeal.

January 21, 2020
Women’s projects in South Cheshire receive funding boost

Women’s projects in South Cheshire receive funding boost

Six grassroots women’s projects in Cheshire have received a major funding boost with grants worth more than £44,000.

The projects will receive grants of between £5,000 – £10,000, including two in South Cheshire, Motherwell and CVS Cheshire East.

January 20, 2020