Charity news

Nantwich knitters give Age UK Smoothie campaign some needle

Nantwich knitters give Age UK Smoothie campaign some needle

Nantwich shoppers of all ages have risen to the challenge to knit Smoothie bottle hats for charity! More than 1,000 hats have already been donated to Sainsbury’s in Nantwich, who will donate 25p to Age UK for every one knitted.

August 26, 2012
One in Eleven Appeal boosted by Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff

One in Eleven Appeal boosted by Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff

Leighton Hospital’s “One in Eleven Appeal” has received another cash boost thanks to staff at Sainsbury’s Nantwich. Employees won a sales competition organised by Red Bull and donated the winnings of £250 to the store’s Charity of the Year.

August 24, 2012
Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

A Wistaston mum has raised money for the neonatal unit that cared for all three of her children. Jo Davies, 31, collected donations from family and friends at the christening of her 20-week-old twins Charlie and Lily at St Mary’s in Nantwich.

August 22, 2012
Over 1,000 enjoy Choldmondeley Castle picnic for One in Eleven Appeal

Over 1,000 enjoy Choldmondeley Castle picnic for One in Eleven Appeal

Tots and teddies took over Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich for a special fundraising picnic for the One in Eleven Appeal. Families brought their favourite teddies to the Cheshire beauty spot to help raise funds for a new neonatal unit at Leighton Hospital.

August 15, 2012
“Walking Football” event to be staged at Nantwich Town FC

“Walking Football” event to be staged at Nantwich Town FC

Football fans who like to play at a gentler pace can sign up to a one-off session being staged at Nantwich Town FC. The “Walking Football” event at the Weaver Stadium is aimed at the older generation still keen on playing the sport they love.

August 14, 2012
Minshull’s fundraiser helps South Cheshire cancer patients

Minshull’s fundraiser helps South Cheshire cancer patients

By Jonathan White A ‘Grand Mad Hatters Tea Party’ at Minshull’s in Crewe helped to raise vital funds for South Cheshire cancer patients. Minshull’s donated 50p for each cup of tea and coffee bought along with proceeds from cake sales to Marie Curie Cancer Care

August 14, 2012
Former Nantwich school pupil tackles Kilimanjaro Challenge

Former Nantwich school pupil tackles Kilimanjaro Challenge

A former Nantwich school pupil is gearing up for the climb of his life next month. Ex Brine Leas High student Jonny May is teaming up with Shavington’s Ellie Hill to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa in aid of Childreach International.

August 3, 2012
Sainsbury’s Nantwich agrees food help for local RSPCA

Sainsbury’s Nantwich agrees food help for local RSPCA

RSPCA workers in Crewe and Nantwich are to get a helping hand from Nantwich Sainsbury’s this year. The Middlewich Road store  has signed another animal food donation contracts with Crewe and Nantwich District RSPCA.

August 2, 2012
Salvation Army’s Nantwich shop appeal for unwanted goods

Salvation Army’s Nantwich shop appeal for unwanted goods

Staff at Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd’s charity shop in Nantwich is calling on people to donate their unwanted items. They say there is a huge demand for small portable furniture to meet rising needs for affordable second-hand pieces.

August 2, 2012
Crewe & Nantwich rugby team complete 42-mile charity Moors walk

Crewe & Nantwich rugby team complete 42-mile charity Moors walk

Hardy members of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC completed a 42-mile trek in 24 hours across the bleak North Yorkshire Moors. The 18 walkers, team support and medics set off from the Boot and Shoe pub in Nantwich to Ravenscar on the North East coast.

August 1, 2012
Cinnamon Trust’s appeal for dog walkers in Nantwich

Cinnamon Trust’s appeal for dog walkers in Nantwich

A national charity is appealing for  dog walkers to help the elderly and terminally ill in Nantwich. The Cinnamon Trust helps to provide support for housebound residents and their much-loved pets.

August 1, 2012
South Cheshire Clay Pigeon club raises Leighton Hospital funds

South Cheshire Clay Pigeon club raises Leighton Hospital funds

A charity Clay Pigeon shoot has raised over £800 for the High Dependency Unit at Leighton Hospital. South Cheshire Clay Club staged the event after one of their members Julie Pyner was cared for in the unit.

July 31, 2012
Local singers thrill Nantwich crowd at “Crown and Glory” event

Local singers thrill Nantwich crowd at “Crown and Glory” event

Local singers joined in harmony for the “Crown and Glory” community concert in Nantwich. The sell-out event, staged at the Crown Hotel, raised over £700 for Christian Aid and involved live performances from local talent.

July 30, 2012