Charity news

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
50 Crewe and Nantwich slimmers raise hundreds for Peter Pan Centre

50 Crewe and Nantwich slimmers raise hundreds for Peter Pan Centre

Around 50 members of four Crewe Slimming World clubs stepped out to raise funds for the Peter Pan Centre for Children with Special Needs.

They walked from Crewe to Nantwich and back again as part of Slimming World’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

July 24, 2019
Wych-Malbank Rotary donates to seven local causes

Wych-Malbank Rotary donates to seven local causes

The Rotary Club of Wych-Malbank Nantwich has donated funds raised to seven local causes totalling thousands of pounds.

The club, set up a year ago, formed its own charities “Dream Team” to decide would benefit from any monies raised by the club.

July 22, 2019
St Luke’s Hospice celebrates 25 years of fundraising lottery

St Luke’s Hospice celebrates 25 years of fundraising lottery

Staff at St Luke’s Hospice are celebrating 25 years of its lottery which has helped support patient care across Cheshire.

Since the first draw in July 1994, the lottery has become St Luke’s biggest single source of income.

July 6, 2019
Nantwich college students raise more than £16,000 for charities

Nantwich college students raise more than £16,000 for charities

Big-hearted students and staff at Reaseheath College in Nantwich raised more than £16,000 for charities during the academic year.

Most of the funds, £13,157 with more donations still to come, was handed over by members of Reaseheath’s Student Association to local representatives of Diabetes UK at the Student Summer Ball.

July 5, 2019
Rising Sun Nurseries donates £4,000 to local RSPCA branch

Rising Sun Nurseries donates £4,000 to local RSPCA branch

Rising Sun Nurseries in Wistaston has donated £4,000 to RSPCA Crewe, Nantwich and District Branch.

The money will help launch the charity’s fundraising drive for a much-needed cat isolation unit.

July 2, 2019
Emerging Futures charity in South Cheshire launches volunteer appeal

Emerging Futures charity in South Cheshire launches volunteer appeal

A South Cheshire charity has issued an appeal for more volunteers to help out those in need.

Emerging Futures (EF), established in 2014, works with homeless people, rough sleepers, offenders, and people with mental health problems or substance dependencies who are at risk of homelessness.

June 12, 2019
Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

Golf day raises hospice funds in memory of tragic Nantwich baby

A memorial golf day held in memory of a tragic Nantwich baby has helped to raise £700 for Donna Louise Hospice.

Now Johnny Forbes’ parents Neil and Jessica are planning an even bigger event as they bid to keep his memory alive.

June 5, 2019
Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

A member of a Nantwich charity support group joined a team to tackle the world’s fastest zip line in aid of Lymphoma Action.

Chris Bailey joined more than 20 other people at Zip World in Penrhyn Quarry on Velocity 2 – whizzing through the air above breathtaking views at speeds over 100mph.

May 26, 2019
Weaver Wander celebrates 10th anniversary of Nantwich event

Weaver Wander celebrates 10th anniversary of Nantwich event

By Jonathan White
The 10th annual Weaver Wander pulled in the crowds to Nantwich as organisers celebrated a decade of fund-raising journeys.

The charity classic & sports car rally –  started in the town and saw more than 150 cars and motorcycles assembled for viewing from 8am at Nantwich Football Club car park.

May 20, 2019