Charity news

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
Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley for One in Eleven appeal

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley for One in Eleven appeal

A teddy bear’s picnic fund-raising event is set to take place at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich this weekend. The event is set to raise vital cash for the One in Eleven Appeal to create a new neo-natal unit at Leighton Hospital.

July 30, 2012
Shavington pupils raise funds for Age UK Cheshire

Shavington pupils raise funds for Age UK Cheshire

Youngsters at a Shavington school helped to raise £100 for Age UK Cheshire. Staff and pupils from Shavington Primary collected the money from several events, including a Christingle service and nativity show.

July 30, 2012
Sainsbury’s Nantwich raises £6,000 for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice

Sainsbury’s Nantwich raises £6,000 for St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice

Supermarket staff and shoppers in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £6,000 for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Employees and customers at Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road raised the money through various stunts and events.

July 26, 2012
Nantwich “Societies Spectacular” is a town square hit

Nantwich “Societies Spectacular” is a town square hit

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Town Square was packed as visitors enjoyed the first “Societies Spectacular” in summer sunshine. The event, organised by Cllr Stuart Hutton, introduced people to the range of clubs, organisations and societies in the town.

July 22, 2012
Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

A Monster Mash Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall will help raise vital funds for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The charity auction on September 21 will also feature live music, magicians and other entertainment, say organisers.

July 20, 2012
Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

By Jonathan White A father and son duo from Wistaston completed the 190-mile long Trans Pennine Trail from Liverpool to Hornsea in aid of their village church. Saddle-sore Howard and Ben Barker pedalled their way across the country to raise fund for St Mary’s Church.

July 19, 2012
Wistaston couple’s garden party raises Diabetes UK funds

Wistaston couple’s garden party raises Diabetes UK funds

By Jonathan White A couple who staged a garden party at their home on Westfield Drive,Wistaston, helped raise valuable funds for diabetes sufferers. Sheena and Ken Sambrook opened their house and gardens for the event which takes place on the second Wednesday in July.

July 17, 2012