Charity news

Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

Childminder publishes children’s book in aid of NHS Charities

A South Cheshire childminder has made use of time in lockdown – by writing and publishing a children’s book in aid of charity.

Hannah Malley, 23, has been unable to work due to the pandemic restrictions.

May 31, 2020
Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Friends are staging a month-long fundraising campaign in support of a young Wistaston boy who is battling cancer for the second time in his life.

Georgy Capener was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing Sarcoma two years ago.

May 24, 2020
Willaston student produces fund-raising booklet of photos

Willaston student produces fund-raising booklet of photos

By Jonathan White
A Graphic design student from Willaston has produced a fund-raising booklet of local photographs.

Charles Brazier, 20, is a student on a Graphic Communication course at Birmingham City University.

May 24, 2020
Stones trail in Stapeley inspires youngsters to fundraise for MIND

Stones trail in Stapeley inspires youngsters to fundraise for MIND

Big-hearted Stapeley youngsters are raising hundreds of pounds for MIND thanks to their amazing “Happy Trail” of stones and other initiatives.

As well as the brightly coloured stone trail, they have held charity sweet stalls and fundraising toy sales to raise funds during lockdown.

May 22, 2020
Pam Kirkham takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

Pam Kirkham takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Pam Kirkham has officially taken over the chains of office for 2020-21.

Cllr Kirkham was elected as the new Mayor of Nantwich to take over from Cllr Arthur Moran at an unusual Mayor Making Ceremony on Friday (May 15).

May 18, 2020
Nantwich canvas to be auctioned for NHS Charity

Nantwich canvas to be auctioned for NHS Charity

By Jonathan White
A one-of-a-kind canvas on display in Nantwich is being auctioned off with the proceeds going towards an NHS charity.

The artwork, entitled ‘Support the NHS’ was created by talented Nantwich-based artist Tony Denton

May 17, 2020
Nantwich market traders bake to raise charity dough

Nantwich market traders bake to raise charity dough

Two market traders in Nantwich have teamed up their passion for baking to raise vital funds for charity.

May 12, 2020
South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston photographer is using her expertise to raise money for charity.

Steph Longley, of SL Photography, specialised in taking pictures of newborn babies, children and families.

May 11, 2020
Nantwich residents pedal and run their way to NHS fundraising success

Nantwich residents pedal and run their way to NHS fundraising success

Two Nantwich residents have helped raise thousands of pounds for NHS Charities – by pedalling and running thousands of miles in their own homes!

May 7, 2020
St Luke’s Hospice unveils “daisy” as symbol of appeal for hope

St Luke’s Hospice unveils “daisy” as symbol of appeal for hope

This daisy is the symbol of hope for St Luke’s Hospice this summer as it launches its “Appeal for Hope”.

The Cheshire hospice is inviting people to pre-order one of the ornamental flowers in return for a donation to the as a sign of hope that better times will come.

April 27, 2020
RSPCA inspectors team up to deliver pet food across South Cheshire during lockdown

RSPCA inspectors team up to deliver pet food across South Cheshire during lockdown

Big-hearted RSPCA inspectors have teamed up with Morrisons depot to deliver dog food to South Cheshire pet owners self-isolating in lockdown.

April 25, 2020
Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

A Nantwich businessman is embarking on an indoor cycle ride for charity – to raise funds local NHS trusts.

Like many Tim Bowker, who runs Nantwich Refrigeration Services, wanted to give something back to NHS workers on the COVID-19 frontline.

April 24, 2020
Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Local volunteers are making and sourcing scrubs for NHS staff in South Cheshire helping COVID-19 patients.

The group, coordinated by volunteers including Emma Dalzell, has set up a Facebook group with many helpers from Nantwich, Crewe and Middlewich who are sewing and making new scrubs.

April 10, 2020