Charity news

South Cheshire stroke survivors to scale Snowdon in charity walk

South Cheshire stroke survivors to scale Snowdon in charity walk

Members of a stroke survivors group in South Cheshire are preparing to scale Snowdon on Saturday July 2.

Eleven walkers will take part in the walk to raise money for the Stroke Survivors Speech & Language Support Groups in Crewe and Alsager.

June 22, 2022
Nantwich mega-runner raises thousands in 93-mile challenge

Nantwich mega-runner raises thousands in 93-mile challenge

By Jonathan White
A Nantwich dad has completed a gruelling challenge to run non stop for 24 hours and raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Paul Dean, a father and teaching assistant from Nantwich, completed his mega running challenge raising well over £6,500.

June 21, 2022
Sweet success for siblings raising money for St Luke’s Hospice

Sweet success for siblings raising money for St Luke’s Hospice

Three South Cheshire youngsters are enjoying sweet taste of success after the creative candy enterprise helped raise more than £1,000 for St Luke’s Hospice!

Nancy, Hugo and Molly Cameron have created a charity enterprise, collectively known as “Cameron Kids Candy Company”.

June 20, 2022
Family and friends of Elle Morris to walk Sandstone Trail in her memory

Family and friends of Elle Morris to walk Sandstone Trail in her memory

Family and friends of Elle Morris who died after bravely battling cystic fibrosis are to embark on a 40km Sandstone Trail walk in her memory.

Twelve ladies, including Elle’s mum Becky Whitfield, are taking part to help raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

June 17, 2022
Nantwich man faces 24-hour mega running challenge for cancer charity

Nantwich man faces 24-hour mega running challenge for cancer charity

By Jonathan White
Nantwich man Paul Dean is running non-stop for 24 hours for Cancer Research UK, because he says cancer needs to ‘jog on’!

The 41-year-old dad, who works as a teaching assistant, is aiming to raise £5,000 for the charity in memory of a friend who died of the disease last year.

June 16, 2022
Seven up at Stapeley Grange cattery as kittens seek new homes

Seven up at Stapeley Grange cattery as kittens seek new homes

Seven kittens with colourful names will soon be looking for homes after being cared for at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery in Nantwich.

Staff have launched a search to find homes for these cuddly bundles of joy, while also reminding cat owners about the importance of getting their pets neutered!

June 14, 2022
LGBTQ+ hospice patients in Cheshire boosted by grant funding

LGBTQ+ hospice patients in Cheshire boosted by grant funding

Patients from the LGBTQ+ community who wish to access hospice care will receive better support after a grant of £22,000 from Cheshire Freemasons.

The grant, in partnership with Hospice UK, will benefit patients at St Luke’s Hospice in Winsford as well Hospice of The Good Shepherd in Backford and East Cheshire Hospice in Macclesfield.

June 14, 2022
Nantwich man’s charity walk to help wife battling “horrible” eating disorder

Nantwich man’s charity walk to help wife battling “horrible” eating disorder

A Nantwich man is planning a fundraising walk to his favourite football team for a charity helping his wife battle an eating disorder.

Jack Hughes, 30, hopes to raise awareness of how charity BEAT can help others with eating disorders and their families cope with the condition.

June 13, 2022
Artwork gives new look to Leighton Hospital paediatric unit

Artwork gives new look to Leighton Hospital paediatric unit

New artwork has given Leighton Hospital’s paediatric unit a unique feel.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity team commissioned an illustrator to create the bespoke artwork.

May 29, 2022
Nantwich estate agent appeal amid trips to help Ukraine refugees

Nantwich estate agent appeal amid trips to help Ukraine refugees

A Nantwich estate agent has appealed for help amid a series of trips he is making to Ukraine to deliver humanitarian aid.

Gary Fear, from Butters Bee Estate Agents in the town, went to Ukraine in April where he spent four days delivering vital food and medical supplies to refugees fleeing the conflict.

May 26, 2022
Four South Cheshire rotary clubs team up to help Ukrainian families

Four South Cheshire rotary clubs team up to help Ukrainian families

Four Rotary Clubs in South Cheshire have teamed up to secure two grants to support Ukrainian families being accommodated by Crewe and Nantwich residents.

A Rotary Grant of £2,000 has been used to cover the cost of 100 Welcome Packs for Ukrainian women and children.

May 24, 2022
Nantwich Clinic team fly high with Zipwire fundraiser

Nantwich Clinic team fly high with Zipwire fundraiser

Staff at Nantwich Clinic are flying with their fundraising efforts for Parkinson’s UK!

In their latest challenge, they sped across Penrhyn Quarry in North Wales on the longest, fastest zipwire in Europe.

May 7, 2022
Cheerbrook fundraisers tackle new challenges for District Nurses

Cheerbrook fundraisers tackle new challenges for District Nurses

Big-hearted staff at Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook have lined up more summer fundraising challenges in aid of District Nurses.

The team have already raised more than £12,000 for the cause, after local nurses cared for shop owner Andrew Shufflebotham during his brave battle with cancer.

May 5, 2022