Charity news

Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

A Crewe & Nantwich fundraising group is appealing for new members to help support the work of Cancer Research UK.

The fundraising group has already raised more than £45,000 in 2018 to help fund its life-saving work.

December 13, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich wine-tasting raises £1,800 for Foodbank

Richmond Village Nantwich wine-tasting raises £1,800 for Foodbank

Richmond Village Nantwich teamed up with one of the country’s newest Rotary Clubs for a “Who’s wine is it anyway” night and raised £1,800 for Nantwich Foodbank.

Wyche-Malbank Nantwich Rotary Club was formed in the summer, after being founded by two members of staff from the retirement village, Lynne Griffin and Nicola Jackson.

December 13, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News
Crewe and Nantwich bar firm to raffle off Buzzcocks guitar in aid of Foodbank

Crewe and Nantwich bar firm to raffle off Buzzcocks guitar in aid of Foodbank

South Cheshire bar firm Beer Dock is raffling off a signed guitar of the late Pete Shelley, to raise funds for local Foodbanks.

Sam McGarrigle, who runs Beer Dock with shops in Crewe and Nantwich, remembered he had the guitar stored away after Buzzcocks frontman Shelley died aged 63 last week.

December 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Big-hearted Nantwich methodist Richard Fox swapped his birthday gifts for donations – and raised £660 for the dementia appeal.

Richard, a member of Nantwich Broad Lane Methodist Chapel, decided to ask his friends and family to donate to the “Everybody Knows Somebody – dementia appeal” instead of buying him birthday presents.

December 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich pupils stage Bake Off contest in aid of charity

Nantwich pupils stage Bake Off contest in aid of charity

Pupils in Nantwich cooked up a great idea to raise funds for charity when they staged their own Great British Bake Off contest!

Young bakers at Highfields Academy wowed judges with a stunning array of painstakingly decorated cakes and biscuits.

December 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges
Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

Donation to Nantwich Museum buys new digital kit

New technology is bringing the past to life at Nantwich Museum after it received a £700 donation.

The museum has used the money, from homebuilder Redrow’s Nantwich Community Fund, to buy a new digital projector and stand.

December 1, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Members of Leighton Pancreatic Cancer Support group flew through the air at 100mph on the World’s Fastest Zip Line to take on the disease.

The team of patients, survivors, carers and specialist nurses, timed their challenge to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day and raised over £2,500 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

November 29, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

A special “Elle’s Christmas” party in memory of cystic fibrosis sufferer Elle Morris helped raise almost £3,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The event, in the Nantwich Suite at Rookery Hall & Spa in Nantwich, was heled to remember the life of Nantwich youngster Elle who died aged 11 at Great Ormond Street Hospital in January this year.

November 27, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Students at Reaseheath College in Nantwich have launched a year of activities to raise funds for Diabetes UK and increasing awareness of the condition.

Members of Reaseheath’s Student Association chose World Diabetes Day to announce that Diabetes UK would be their charity of the year.

November 18, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich schools and firms raise for Children in Need

Crewe and Nantwich schools and firms raise for Children in Need

Schools and organisations across Crewe and Nantwich have been raising money for the annual Children in Need appeal this week.

Malbank Sixth Form College students have been raising money for Children in Need this week.

November 16, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges
Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s Float is on its way! Round Table unveils Crewe & Nantwich tour

Santa’s preparing his Float and gearing up for his annual tour of Crewe and Nantwich!

As always, thousands of families will get a chance to visit him during the tour between December 3 and 18.

Memory Walk in Nantwich raises almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society

Memory Walk in Nantwich raises almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society

A Memory Walk held along the Riverside in Nantwich helped raise almost £400 for Alzheimer’s Society.

The event was organised by the Home Instead Senior Care Crewe, and involved caregivers, office staff, friends and family, and Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith.

November 9, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News