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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
Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers will be in Nantwich next month singing for charity. They will be entertaining crowds at The Crown Hotel, in the town square, in aid of the IRIS Vision Resource Centre.

Nantwich college worker raises £2,000 for North West Air Ambulance

Nantwich college worker raises £2,000 for North West Air Ambulance

A college worker in Nantwich has raised more than £2,000 for North West Air Ambulance after completing the London Marathon. Mark Hardy, who works at Reaseheath College, put his best foot forward to raise fund for his favourite cause.

Nantwich gears up for Strictly Dance finale for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich gears up for Strictly Dance finale for St Luke’s Hospice

A ‘Strictly Learn to Dance’ finale in aid of St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire is set to take place in Nantwich Civic Hall in two weeks. Fourteen couples have been learning to dance for the last 13 weeks, including moves such as the waltz and the cha cha.

Soap TV stars to play charity game at Nantwich Town

Soap TV stars to play charity game at Nantwich Town

Celebrities will be on show at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium for a charity football match tomorrow (April 29). The Once Upon A Smile (OUAS) charity game will feature actors from TV soaps including Hollyoaks, Eastenders, Emmerdale, Shameless and more.

Charity Nantwich walk in aid of Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund

Charity Nantwich walk in aid of Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund

A charity walk in aid of the Jen Greene Galaxy Tribute Fund takes place near Nantwich next month. Jen (pictured) battled all her life with Cystinosis – a rare, incurable, genetic disease that affects the kidneys.

April 24, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest, News
Student raises £700 for Sands charity at Nantwich boxing event

Student raises £700 for Sands charity at Nantwich boxing event

A kind-hearted South Cheshire College student has raised over £700 for charity after taking part in a one-off boxing match. Father-of-two Phil Jones stepped into the ring for the charity stunt at Gregory’s nightclub in Nantwich.

Nantwich dad’s London to Paris ride for Railway Children charity

Nantwich dad’s London to Paris ride for Railway Children charity

A Nantwich dad is saddling up to pedal nearly 180 miles from London to Paris in aid of Cheshire-based charity Railway Children. Kostia Medovnikov, from Stapeley, is taking on the huge challenge in the hope of raising £1,300 for the charity, which was founded in Nantwich.

April 17, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich mum and daughter invited to Queen’s garden party

Nantwich mum and daughter invited to Queen’s garden party

A Nantwich mum and daughter have been invited to join the Queen at her Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace. Olwyn Payton, the PR assistant for Nantwich Sainsbury’s, received the invite in honour of her community and charity work.

April 17, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich venues commemorate centenary of Titanic sinking

Nantwich venues commemorate centenary of Titanic sinking

Outlets in Nantwich are commemorating the 100 years since the Titanic sank with displays and collectables on show. Nantwich Museum is displaying a model of RMS Titanic (pictured) in its main gallery in the week of the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated passenger liner.

April 12, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest, News
Hospital staff in Nantwich 5km run for One in Eleven Appeal

Hospital staff in Nantwich 5km run for One in Eleven Appeal

Hospital staff clocked up the kilometres – and the pounds – to help raise money for a new neonatal unit for South Cheshire babies. A group of around 30, including staff from Leighton Hospital and family and friends, took part in a 5km run at Barony Park in Nantwich.

April 11, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest, News
Children enjoy fun day at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

Children enjoy fun day at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

Youngsters at the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, near Nantwich, enjoyed a fun day organised by Cheshire East Council. Children were able to use the gymnasium with instruction from the trained staff.

April 9, 2012 0 comments Charity news, News