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Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich teacher’s vintage scooter ride raises St Luke’s Hospice funds

A history teacher from Nantwich turned back the clock to take part in a vintage scooter ride for charity.

Sarah Vaughan, Malbank School and Sixth Form College Head of History, let her hair down and rode her scooter from Nantwich to Tenby and back to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice.

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Big-hearted staff and friends of a school in Crewe will be attempting the National 3 Peaks Challenge this month in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

The team from Adelaide School will attempt to complete the challenge on June 29-30.

Willaston dad completes gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days for Bloodwise

Willaston dad completes gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A Willaston dad has completed a gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days – to raise money for blood cancer charity.

Big-hearted Paul Dean took on the challenge in memory of his dad and two friends who all died from blood cancer illnesses.

June 6, 2018 1 comment Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Hospice inspires Forget Me Not flower display in Nantwich

Hospice inspires Forget Me Not flower display in Nantwich

People who want to remember the life of a loved one can help create a stunning Forget Me Not display in the heart of Nantwich.

St Luke’s Hospice and St Mary’s Church have teamed up to help bring the display to fruition on the lawn outside the church.

June 1, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Children using the Wingate Children’s Centre near Nantwich will now have access to a new specialist bed.

The Wingate trust in Wrenbury needed the “rise and fall” bed to provide a safer and more accessible sleeping environment for the children with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and those on the autism spectrum.

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Hardy Nantwich folk braved the rain to raise more than £3,000 in the Nantwich Big Sleep Out.

Around 50 volunteers came forward to get involved, as they huddled in the town square to sleep rough in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness issues.

Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

A Willaston man is midway through his gruelling charity attempt to complete 10 Marathons in 10 Days!

Paul Dean, 37, is attempting the 262-mile challenge coast to coast in aid of Bloodwise blood cancer charity, in memory of his dad and two friends who died of leukaemia.

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Staff at Construction Linx are taking on the car rally event Benidorm Or Bust to raise funds in memory of brave young leukaemia victim Lewis Crossley.

Team Lewis Trust was set up after seven-year-old Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died in November.

Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A six year old girl is taking part in her first Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk for St Luke’s Hospice in memory of her dad who died when she was just three.

Phoebe Anslow will join her mum Sharon for the sponsored walk to raise money so that others can receive the vital care her dad Duncan did in the last three weeks of his life at the Hospice.

Elle’s Stars girls raise more than £1,200 at Nantwich Duathlon event

Elle’s Stars girls raise more than £1,200 at Nantwich Duathlon event

A group of Brine Leas girls called Elle’s Stars, have raised more than £1,200 from their exploits in the Nantwich Duathlon.

Competing in memory of their friend Elle Morris, who died earlier this year, they completed the Kids FUN Duathlon at Barony Park in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire celebrates 30th birthday

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire celebrates 30th birthday

It’s Royal weekend with a difference for St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire as staff and volunteers prepare to celebrate its 30th birthday.

While Prince Harry weds Meghan Markle, staff and volunteers at St Luke’s will remember how his parents Princess Diana and Prince Charles officially opened the hospice back in 1988.

Brine Leas students team up for Cheshire Duathlon in Elle’s memory

Brine Leas students team up for Cheshire Duathlon in Elle’s memory

Six Brine Leas School students are taking part in the Cheshire Duathlon in Nantwich in memory of their friend Elle Morris.

Millie, Isla, Grace, Jess, Mia, Hannah and Libby have been collecting as many sponsors as possible in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust before Saturday’s race.

Churches Together in Nantwich to rehome Syrian refugee families

Churches Together in Nantwich to rehome Syrian refugee families

By Stephen Topping
Churches Together in Nantwich is one of the first community groups to secure funding to support and rehome Syrian refugee families.

Cheshire East Council this week agreed to let community sponsors apply to rehome refugee families in the borough.