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Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Nantwich cyclists are being urged to pedal for charity by Age UK Cheshire. They are keen to recruit a team to take part in the 60km Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride on Sunday July 8, and need a minimum of six people to take part.

May 22, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

A table-top sale is taking place this weekend in aid of Leighton Hospital’s One in Eleven Appeal. The event, at the Oakley Centre in Crewe on Sunday (May 20), will see dozens of stalls and activities for youngsters.

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich Town Council leader John Lewis took a day off from politics to win the 19th Reaseheath Open Vintage Day golf tournament. John competed against 36 other players over the age of 65 in the competition run by Reaseheath College sports turf students.

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

A care worker is joining hundreds of others in the Crewe to Nantwich Midnight Walk to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Sharon Keates (pictured) will stride out on the 13.1 mile walk from Crewe to Nantwich and back on Saturday June 9.

May 17, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
New Nantwich Mayor Cllr Graham Fenton sworn in

New Nantwich Mayor Cllr Graham Fenton sworn in

Nantwich’s new Mayor was sworn in at a ceremony in Brookfield Hall in front of dozens of people. Cllr Graham Fenton was unanimously voted in by Nantwich Town councillors to take over from outgoing Mayor Cllr Arthur Moran.

Nantwich athlete’s Miss England and Team GB hopes

Nantwich athlete’s Miss England and Team GB hopes

A young Nantwich athlete is heading for an amazing national double. Sprinter Hayley Jones hopes to qualify for Team GB’s London Olympics squad – and land a place in the finals of Miss England!

St Luke’s Hospice plan to open new Nantwich store

St Luke’s Hospice plan to open new Nantwich store

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire have unveiled plans to open a new shop in Nantwich. The charity has submitted proposals to take over a vacant store on Pillory Street (pictured), and aim to turn it into a children’s treat parlour.

May 11, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, News
Willaston pub helps raise £120 for Children’s Air Ambulance

Willaston pub helps raise £120 for Children’s Air Ambulance

A pub in Nantwich has been helping to launch a new helicopter transfer service for seriously ill children. The Horse Shoe Inn, in Willaston, held a quiz night that raised £120 for The Children’s Air Ambulance.

May 10, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, News
St Luke’s Hospice chief issues stark warning as donations plummet

St Luke’s Hospice chief issues stark warning as donations plummet

Exclusive Hospice chiefs in Cheshire have warned they face future cutbacks if they can’t reverse a dramatic drop in donations. St Luke’s Hospice, which treats patients from Nantwich, Crewe, Audlem, and Alsager, could see a £200,000 shortfall this year.

Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

College students in Nantwich have been busy raising funds for good caundatioses. Teams of students at Reaseheath College have been involved in a series of events as part of their RAG (Raising and Giving) Week.

Patrons attend One in Eleven Appeal official launch

Patrons attend One in Eleven Appeal official launch

More than 130 people turned out to celebrate the official launch of the One in Eleven Appeal. These included patrons of the appeal, Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs and MP for Crewe and Nantwich Edward Timpson.

May 4, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Cheshire rescue team’s fund appeal to join search for John Lawton

Cheshire rescue team’s fund appeal to join search for John Lawton

Rescue volunteers from Cheshire are ready to fly out to Greece and help in the hunt for missing marathon runner John Lawton. The 62-year-old, from Alsager, has not been seen since Sunday April 8 when he disappeared while competing in the Taygetos Challenge 2012, near Kalamata.

Rotary Club of Nantwich to stage charity walk at Reaseheath

Rotary Club of Nantwich to stage charity walk at Reaseheath

The Rotary Club of Nantwich is organising a sponsored walk to raise money for local charities. The walk is scheduled to take place on Sunday June 24 in the grounds of Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

May 3, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News