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Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Hope House Children’s Hospices will be running its “Big Night Out, In” event this December.

It will take place on the evening of December 5 and will be a live streamed event.

November 24, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Volunteers of Crewe & Nantwich Round Table have been extra busy in the lead up to Christmas and have unveiled their annual Santa’s Float timetable.

They have pulled together a “Covid compliant” schedule for Santa to tour the streets and continue a tradition of more than 40 years.

November 22, 2020
Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire Hospital has raised more than £400 for Cheshire Community Foundation’s COVID Appeal.

Staff raised £445 in total for the appeal which was launched earlier this year to support local charities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

November 21, 2020
The Cat FM radio station launches Local Legend awards

The Cat FM radio station launches Local Legend awards

Crewe and Nantwich radio station The Cat 107.9FM has launched a monthly award which follows the Community Hero Awards given out during Covid-19 pandemic.

The Local Legend Award looks to recognise the work of local individuals and organisations who have gone the extra mile in support of their communities.

November 19, 2020
Light up homes and gardens this Christmas to support St Luke’s Hospice

Light up homes and gardens this Christmas to support St Luke’s Hospice

Crewe and Nantwich families “going big” on Christmas decorations this year are being urged to sign up to St Luke’s Hospice new festive fundraiser “Dazzling Displays”.

The aim is to light up the gloomy winter nights, bring Christmas cheer and community spirit, and help raise vital funds for patient care at the Hospice at the same time.

November 19, 2020
Nantwich at Play exhibition goes online at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich at Play exhibition goes online at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich’s Digital Museum continues to flourish in the second lockdown.

The “Nantwich at Play” temporary exhibition staged in the Millennium Gallery in 2015, is now available on the website.

November 18, 2020
Crewe Rotary unveil Santa Float tour for Wistaston and Crewe

Crewe Rotary unveil Santa Float tour for Wistaston and Crewe

Crewe Rotary will bring some festive cheer when they tour Wistaston, Crewe and Haslington with their traditional Santa Float.

The Float, cleaned and sporting extra music and lights, will see a few changes to meet with the Government Guidelines on Covid.

November 18, 2020
Reaseheath College campus displays Remembrance tributes

Reaseheath College campus displays Remembrance tributes

Reaseheath College staff and students in Nantwich united to mark Remembrance Day despite the disruption posed by Covid-19.

The college’s campus displayed tributes in honour of the people and animals who made and continue to make sacrifices during conflict.

November 17, 2020
Hope House Hospice “Santa Dash” in Nantwich goes virtual

Hope House Hospice “Santa Dash” in Nantwich goes virtual

The Hope House Children’s Hospice annual Santa Dash in Nantwich is going virtual this year because of Covid-19.

The usual sight of hundreds of Santas running together through the town centre will not be seen this year.

November 14, 2020
Lumen festive lights display in Crewe postponed by Covid

Lumen festive lights display in Crewe postponed by Covid

Lumen festive lights display in Crewe has been postponed for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The month-long attraction will come back in 2021, say town councillors.

November 13, 2020
Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital’s charity has launched a virtual festive fun run as a way for people to safely raise money during lockdown.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity, part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, normally holds a festive “Merry Mile” in Crewe’s Queens Park every December.

November 12, 2020
IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

By Jonathan White
Remembrance Sunday Services were held “virtually” yesterday to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

November 9, 2020
Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

The Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospices Christmas raffle has its biggest ever prize with players able to win up to £10,000.

Money raised from sale of raffle tickets is vital to hospices as they face being £1.25 million down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

November 8, 2020