Charity news

Nantwich resident, 91, recognised as oldest Movember fund-raiser

Nantwich resident, 91, recognised as oldest Movember fund-raiser

A 91-year-old Richmond Village resident in Nantwich has helped the organisation raise £1,800 during Movember. Bert Corden joined fellow residents, staff and directors to take part in the annual moustache-growing effort.

December 12, 2012
Hundreds of Santas take part in Nantwich Festive Fun Run

Hundreds of Santas take part in Nantwich Festive Fun Run

More than 150 people dressed as Santa and took part in the Nantwich Festive Fun Run. The event, which was started by Stoke City star Ryan Shawcross, helped to boost funds for Hope House Children’s House.

December 11, 2012
New “Live At Ease” service for veterans launched in Nantwich

New “Live At Ease” service for veterans launched in Nantwich

A new service is being launched for Nantwich veterans who need help for drug and alcohol addiction, unemployment, money, family or housing problems. “Live At Ease” aims to support 70,000 ex-forces personnel and their families living in Cheshire so they can cope with issues during or after working in the services.

December 6, 2012
Staff at South Cheshire car dealership raise £2,000 for Children In Need

Staff at South Cheshire car dealership raise £2,000 for Children In Need

Staff at a South Cheshire car dealership dressed up as their favourite film heroes for the day to help raise £2,000 for charity. Employees at the area’s local Peugeot dealership Gateway, in Crewe, performed the stunt for Children in Need.

December 5, 2012
Staff at Nantwich firm Afford Bond raise £5,000 for Movember

Staff at Nantwich firm Afford Bond raise £5,000 for Movember

Staff at a Nantwich firm have been sporting fine moustaches for a month to help raise thousands for Movember. Partners and employees at Afford Bond LLP Chartered Accountants turned into “Mo Bros and Sistas” in memory of a late colleague.

December 4, 2012
Santa’s Grotto in Nantwich helps to raise charity money

Santa’s Grotto in Nantwich helps to raise charity money

By Jonathan White Santa Claus has taken time off from his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to Nantwich children. He’s set up a Nantwich branch of his Grotto in the attic of Nantwich Bookshop in High Street, Nantwich town centre.

December 3, 2012
Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle was among high-profile guests celebrating the 14th year of the High Sheriff′s charity Crimebeat. Crimebeat works with young people′s groups across the Cheshire to improve the environment and reduce crime.

November 29, 2012
Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Soft toy appeal to help Wingate Centre near Nantwich

Staff at a children’s centre near Nantwich are appealing for the donation of soft toys for Christmas. The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury gives out thousands of toys to children who stay at the centre throughout the year.

November 29, 2012
Santa’s London bus Grotto to visit Nantwich health centre

Santa’s London bus Grotto to visit Nantwich health centre

Father Christmas will be touring Cheshire in style this festive season thanks to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Santa has swapped his reindeer and sleigh for Luke the Bus – a former London Routemaster bus  restored by Bentley Motors.

November 27, 2012
Nantwich store gives hamper prize to local cancer charity

Nantwich store gives hamper prize to local cancer charity

A charity Christmas draw has been given a boost by bosses at Sainsbury’s in Nantwich. Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK has been handed a Christmas hamper to raffle off at the charity’s annual festive draw.

November 26, 2012
Nantwich Museum unveils revamped shop to visitors

Nantwich Museum unveils revamped shop to visitors

The revamped shop at Nantwich Museum has been unveiled to visitors. Work on renovating the shop was made possible by an Association of Independent Museums’ Sustainability Grant.

November 24, 2012
Richmond Village Nantwich men join the “Movember” effort

Richmond Village Nantwich men join the “Movember” effort

Chaps at a Nantwich residential home have been ditching the razors – to raise money for Movember! Male residents and staff at Richmond Village Nantwich are taking part in Movember to boost funds for men’s health charities.

November 22, 2012
Greyhound Rescue Christmas Fair at Nantwich a runaway success!

Greyhound Rescue Christmas Fair at Nantwich a runaway success!

More than 400 visitors turned out for the GRWE Greyhound Rescue Christmas Fair in Nantwich Civic Hall. The event helped to raise £2,500 for the dogs who need help and new homes.

November 20, 2012