Charity events

Boxing star Johnny Nelson backs celebrity boxing night in Nantwich

Boxing star Johnny Nelson backs celebrity boxing night in Nantwich

Sky Sports boxing presenter Johnny Nelson is the latest celebrity to throw his weight behind a boxing night in Nantwich in aid of The Christie charity and British Heart Foundation.

The former world boxing champion will be at the South Cheshire ABC Club in Crewe on February 19 for a promotional event flagging up the big event in Nantwich on March 29.

February 6, 2019
Liverpool legend John Barnes to appear at Nantwich event

Liverpool legend John Barnes to appear at Nantwich event

Football legend John Barnes will be in Nantwich later this month for a special St Luke’s Hospice fundraiser.

The former Liverpool and England winger will be the star of “An Evening with John Barnes” at Nantwich Civic Hall on February 28.

February 5, 2019
Nantwich family to stage 80s Fancy Dress Night in aid of local charities

Nantwich family to stage 80s Fancy Dress Night in aid of local charities

A Nantwich family is to stage an 80s Fancy Dress Night at Crewe Alexandra’s Stadium to help raise funds for two local charities.

Steph Marvell, her sister Sophie and cousin Jessica Youle are organising the event in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association (Cheshire Branch) and St Lukes Hospice.

February 3, 2019
Railway Hotel in Nantwich to host “Cancer On The Rocks” blues festival

Railway Hotel in Nantwich to host “Cancer On The Rocks” blues festival

By Jonathan White
The 2nd annual “Cancer On The Rock” rock and blues music festival takes place at The Railway Hotel in Nantwich next month.

All profits from the weekend of live music featuring a range of acts will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

January 29, 2019
Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

Hen charity desperate to re-home 250 birds at Nantwich event

A national hen charity is appealing to the Cheshire public to help find homes for 250 hens.

The British Hen Welfare Trust is holding a re-homing event tomorrow (Saturday January 19) in Nantwich where 250 ex-caged hens will be waiting to start their free range retirement.

January 18, 2019
The Studio in Nantwich to stage charity fund-raising concert

The Studio in Nantwich to stage charity fund-raising concert

A fundraising charity concert is taking place next month at Studio Nantwich on Castle Street in Nantwich.

The concert is on Friday February 1 (doors open 9pm) and features three-piece live party band ‘Boomin’, making their inaugural visit to the town.

January 14, 2019
Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire branch of blood cancer charity ‘Bloodwise’ has raised money for the charity at three events in Nantwich.

A coffee morning on December 15 was held at Nantwich Parish Rooms and raised £117.65.

January 7, 2019
St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas Trees recycling fundraiser

Green-minded residents in Nantwich and Crewe are throwing their support behind the annual campaign to recycle Christmas Trees in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Registrations for the annual Christmas Tree Collection are now open.

December 12, 2018
Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

Winter Wonderland in Weston wows the crowds on opening week

A family home in Weston has once again been transformed into a Winter Wonderland to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

For the sixth year, Carters Green Farm has been decorated with tens of thousands of twinkling lights and decorations by Graham Witter and his family, in memory of Graham’s sister Jessica.

December 7, 2018
Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

Stapeley Grange Cattery to stage three Christmas events

The RSPCA wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich is staging three festive fundraising events.

The London Road centre is holding its popular Christmas Fair on Sunday (December 2).

December 1, 2018
Nantwich Methodist to stage Christmas Carol concert

Nantwich Methodist to stage Christmas Carol concert

Nantwich Methodist Church on Hospital Street is to stage a Christmas Carol concert in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Nantwich on 1st December at 6.00pm

November 30, 2018
Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

Nantwich Santa Dash to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

A children’s hospice charity is calling on all Santas to take a break from toy-making and tackle the Nantwich Santa Dash.

The annual run will take place on Sunday December 16 and will see scores of Santas tackling either a 2.5km or a 5km route.

November 29, 2018
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage ‘Merry Mile’ in Queens Park

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage ‘Merry Mile’ in Queens Park

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is to hold its first ever “Merry Mile” in Queens Park on Saturday December 8.

The one mile sprint, jog or amble will take place at 11am and festive fancy dress is a must.

November 28, 2018