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Leighton Hospital staff create new cook book for dementia appeal

Leighton Hospital staff create new cook book for dementia appeal

Staff working for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have offered up their favourite recipes to create a fund-raising cook book.

Employees at Leighton Hospital and other trust centres hope it will boost the MCH Charity’s new £1.5m “Everybody Knows Somebody” Dementia Appeal.

Charity bucket collection held by Bloodwise South Cheshire

Charity bucket collection held by Bloodwise South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
A charity bucket collection was held by Bloodwise South Cheshire has raised almost £300.

The collection was held at the Tesco Extra store on Vernon Way in Crewe.

May 1, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
South Cheshire slimmers shed pounds and raise £7k for St Luke’s Hospice

South Cheshire slimmers shed pounds and raise £7k for St Luke’s Hospice

Slimmers have raised more than £7,000 for St Luke’s Hospice while shedding over nine stones in their own battles to lose weight.

Nine men and women accepted the ‘Mission SlimPossible’ challenge in January and embarked on a 12-week programme to improve health, fitness levels and achieve their weight-loss goals.

April 30, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight new animal cruelty complaints in Cheshire are being received every day by the RSPCA, new figures show.

The RSPCA investigated 2,787 complaints about animal cruelty in Cheshire last year – with eight new animal welfare concerns being looked into by local inspectors every day.

Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Members of Rotary Club of Nantwich have raised more than £1,600 this year to help a Nepalese village rebuild after the devastating 2015 earthquakes.

So far, rotary members have donated £5,000 to Ghanpokhara Village which has helped to rebuild their drinking water source.

April 23, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich therapist takes on world’s hardest race, Marathon Des Sables

Nantwich therapist takes on world’s hardest race, Marathon Des Sables

A 48-year-old Nantwich therapist has taken on and beaten the world’s toughest foot race, the Marathon Des Sables

Chris Byrne covered six marathons in just five days in the Sahara Desert, one of the hottest and inhospitable areas on earth.

April 22, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Almost 300 men attend Nantwich PSA testing day

Almost 300 men attend Nantwich PSA testing day

Almost 300 men turned up to a PSA testing session held at Nantwich Civic Hall to help spot early signs of prostate cancer.

In total, 286 men attended for the test which was organised by the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group.

April 16, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Olympic star Bryony Page helps Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Olympic star Bryony Page helps Wingate Centre celebrate 30th birthday

Nantwich’s Olympic silver medallist Bryony Page helped the Wingate Centre to celebrate their 30th birthday in style.

Bryony, one of the centre’s Vice Presidents, hosted their 30th Birthday Sponsored Bounce which saw more than 40 people taking to the trampolines and bouncing over 27,000 times.

Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

A cat named Lucky after being rescued from the streets by the RSPCA is hoping her name will finally bring her good luck – after a run of bad fortune.

The six-month-old kitten is currently at RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, after spending the last four months recovering from various health issues.

Aldi bucket collection in Nantwich raises £540 for Bloodwise

Aldi bucket collection in Nantwich raises £540 for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A charity bucket collection held by Bloodwise at Aldi in Nantwich helped to raise more than £540.

An impressive £541.68 was donated by kind shoppers and staff at the Station Road store in just two days.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich men to strip and perform ‘The Full Dabber’ in aid Women V Cancer

Nantwich men to strip and perform ‘The Full Dabber’ in aid Women V Cancer

Seven brave Nantwich men are to strip off and perform “The Full Dabber” as a charity stunt to raise vital cash for cancer.

The event, which will take place in the White Horse pub in Nantwich, is the idea of Nicola Savage.

March 23, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Mayor of Nantwich annual quiz raises £1,200 for local causes

Mayor of Nantwich annual quiz raises £1,200 for local causes

The Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill hosted her Big Quiz and helped to raise £1,200 for her selected charities.

More than 160 people including local businesses, community groups and keen quizzers came together to form teams at the quiz in Nantwich Civic Hall.

March 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Mayor launches 2018 Salt of the Earth Awards

Nantwich Mayor launches 2018 Salt of the Earth Awards

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Penny Butterill has launched the 2018 “Salt of the Earth” awards to recognise people who make a difference in the town.

The popular awards aim to celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and businesses who go the extra mile in the Nantwich community.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News