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Cheshire East Council launches Covid-19 community response and recovery fund

Cheshire East Council has today (June 29) launched the Covid-19 community response and recovery fund.

It aims to support voluntary, community and faith organisations who offer essential help to residents during the pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

A Nantwich volunteer has been among vital charity staff who have stepped in to help Christie patients during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Staff at the charity wanted to help cancer patients directly and so were allocated to a variety of different roles across the hospital.

June 24, 2020
Fund hands out £500,000 in Coronavirus grants across Cheshire

Fund hands out £500,000 in Coronavirus grants across Cheshire

A major fund launched to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic has distributed over £500,000 in grants across Cheshire.

Nantwich Foodbank are among the beneficiaries of the Covid-19 Response Fund set up by Cheshire Community Foundation in April.

June 24, 2020
Nantwich fire crews plan 436-mile bike ride in 24 hours

Nantwich fire crews plan 436-mile bike ride in 24 hours

Nantwich fire crews are planning a mammoth 436-mile fundraising bike ride – in just 24 hours!

And they’ll be doing it in full firefighter kit – but won’t be leaving their Beam Street station.

June 23, 2020
Generous Nantwich residents donate 210 bags in Foodbank drop

Generous Nantwich residents donate 210 bags in Foodbank drop

Generous Nantwich residents have donated a staggering 210 bags of food for the town’s Foodbank in just two hours.

Nantwich Food festival volunteers organised its third “drop and go” collection event at Brine Leas School earlier today (June 22).

June 22, 2020
Wistaston photographer helps raise £1,230 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals

Wistaston photographer helps raise £1,230 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston photographer has raised £1,230 for an NHS charity by taking photographs of families outside their home during lockdown.

Steph Longley, owner of ‘SL Photography’, specialises in taking pictures of new-born babies, children, and families, either in people’s homes or on location.

June 19, 2020
Nantwich artist’s canvas sells in auction in aid of NHS charity

Nantwich artist’s canvas sells in auction in aid of NHS charity

By Jonathan White
A one-of-a-kind canvas by a Nantwich artist has been auctioned off with proceeds going to an NHS charity.

The artwork called ‘Support the NHS’ was created by talented Tony Denton and was inspired by NHS staff who work on the frontline.

June 3, 2020
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