Charity events

Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

By Jonathan White
The UK’s premier 1980s Electronic tribute band  Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at ‘Studio Nantwich’ club in Nantwich on October 1 in aid of charity.

The concert, with doors open 8.30pm, is free to enter with cash donations on the door in aid of Nantwich foodbank.

September 13, 2021
Tarporley Art Trail charity event set for The Swan pub

Tarporley Art Trail charity event set for The Swan pub

A “meet the artist” viewing of the Tarporley Art Trail and a six-day group exhibition is being held at The Swan at Tarporley.

The event is part of the Tarporley Big Weekend, where community organisations join forces to allow visitors to browse the village’s independent shops, enjoy performances from local acts and follow an art trail through the village.

September 8, 2021
Family Fete with Teddy Bears Picnic in aid of Wingate Centre

Family Fete with Teddy Bears Picnic in aid of Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury will host its 10th Teddy Bears Picnic in August at nearby Cholmondeley Castle.

The event on Sunday August 22 includes the popular Teddy Bear Hunt, Name the Teddy, art and crafts, stalls, Teddy Tombola, Lucky Dip, Hook a Duck, Face Painting, Bouncy, Balloon Animals and more.

July 30, 2021
People urged to sign up to Cheshire “Race for Life” events

People urged to sign up to Cheshire “Race for Life” events

People are being urged to look beyond lockdown and join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Cheshire.

The charity’s events are aiming to return to the region this summer and autumn but with socially distanced measures to keep participants safe.

June 29, 2021
The Team - drop off and go Foodbank collection

Sixth Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” collection to be held

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers have organised an early summer “Drop-off and Go” collection event in aid of the Foodbank.

The event, this Saturday June 19 at Brine Leas School, follows the resounding success of the previous five collections.

June 14, 2021
Wingate Centre to stage Family Fete at Cholmondeley Castle

Wingate Centre to stage Family Fete at Cholmondeley Castle

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury is to stage a Family Fete outdoor event at Cholmondeley Castle in August.

The event will include a teddy bear’s picnic, stalls, bouncy castle, face painting, teddy bear hunt and more children’s activities.

June 11, 2021
Wingate Centre charity backed by local rotary lottery

Wingate Centre charity backed by local rotary lottery

The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury has received support from the Rotary Clubs of Nantwich Community Lottery.

The lottery, which has a top prize of 1,000, helps to raise money for local causes.

May 26, 2021
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Children’s Emergency Care Appeal’

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Children’s Emergency Care Appeal’

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity has launched a Children’s Emergency Care Appeal to provide a new unit for children needing emergency medical care.

Charity organisers want to provide a “calming, child-friendly environment we can help to relax and distract children of all ages so that their experience is the best that it can be”.

May 24, 2021
St Luke’s Hospice “Midnight Walk” in Nantwich returns in June

St Luke’s Hospice “Midnight Walk” in Nantwich returns in June

The popular St Luke’s Hospice “Midnight Walk” fundraiser will return in June, organisers have confirmed.

The event is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the hospice, but had to be held “virtually” in 2020 because of the pandemic.

May 11, 2021
Cheshire Wildlife Trust launches 30 Days Wild breakfast challenge

Cheshire Wildlife Trust launches 30 Days Wild breakfast challenge

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is urging residents to spark their appetite for nature with The Big Wild Breakfast as part of the 30 Days Wild challenge in June.

The Trust is inviting people to join a new outdoor celebration to kickstart the UK’s most popular nature extravaganza – 30 Days Wild.

May 6, 2021
Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks wildlife photos for 2022 calendar

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks wildlife photos for 2022 calendar

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs in a competition to win publication in its charity calendar for 2022.

Keen snappers are being urged to look through photographs they have already taken and check their garden and surrounding areas for any opportunities to take new shots.

April 27, 2021
Online mental health sessions launched for South Cheshire residents

Online mental health sessions launched for South Cheshire residents

Residents in South Cheshire are being offered virtual mental health and wellbeing sessions thanks to a funding boost.

Local policing team and volunteer group Nantwich Buddies have received the funding from the Police Commissioner’s Community Police Fund.

April 10, 2021
Nantwich employees help raise £450 for Cancer Research

Nantwich employees help raise £450 for Cancer Research

Staff at KBA Financial Planning in Nantwich have helped raise £450 for Cancer Research UK.

Neil Fearn, chairman of the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research Group, received a cheque on behalf of Cancer Research UK from KBA at their Yorkshire Building Society offices in High Street.

March 31, 2021