Charity events

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
Nantwich Food Festival to stage Foodbank “drop off” spring event

Nantwich Food Festival to stage Foodbank “drop off” spring event

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers are to stage a spring “Drop-off and Go” collection event in aid of Nantwich Foodbank at Brine Leas School.

Residents can drop off donations at Brine Leas car park on Saturday March 27 between 10am-1pm.

March 21, 2021
Wych-Malbank Rotary toasts success of “Handmade in Nantwich” scheme

Wych-Malbank Rotary toasts success of “Handmade in Nantwich” scheme

Wych-Malbank Rotary members in Nantwich have toasted the success of a recycling initiative called “Handmade in Nantwich” which raised almost £1,700.

They invited members, friends, and Facebook followers to get busy and make items from household cupboards and garden sheds that they would donate for sale online or at the market.

March 10, 2021
Fundraising calendar raises thousands of pounds for Queens Park

Fundraising calendar raises thousands of pounds for Queens Park

By Jonathan White
A fundraising 2021 calendar for Queens Park in Crewe has raised an impressive £3,600.

The calendar was put together by members of the ‘Queens Park Crewe – The People’s Park’ Facebook group.

January 29, 2021
Nantwich Town Wolves to raffle off artwork donation for vital funds

Nantwich Town Wolves to raffle off artwork donation for vital funds

Nantwich Town Wolves VIFC are to raffle off artwork donated to the club to help raise valuable funds.

The club, for visually impaired footballers, is hoping its followers/supporters will engage with the raffle for the commissioned artwork sketched by freelance artist, Rizwan.

January 17, 2021
Nantwich walker taking part in epic charity challenge

Nantwich walker taking part in epic charity challenge

A Nantwich woman is tackling an epic charity challenge by walking the equivalent of Land’s End to John o’Groats – a total of 874 miles.

Karen Delay, aged 62, is raising money in aid of the Nantwich Royal British Legion.

December 27, 2020
Lymphoma Action online support group meetings in Cheshire

Lymphoma Action online support group meetings in Cheshire

Lymphoma Action is inviting anyone in Cheshire affected by Hodgkin, non Hodgkin lymphoma or CLL to join their local online support meeting.

In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, the charity has relaunched its monthly support meetings in a virtual format.

December 7, 2020
“Drive thru” Weston Christmas Light Display proves major hit

“Drive thru” Weston Christmas Light Display proves major hit

The launch of the Weston Christmas Lights “Drive Thru” has been so popular it’s caused traffic problems!

Local officers had to help with traffic control as cars queued all the way back down Jack Lane.

December 6, 2020
Weston Christmas Light Display launches on December 2

Weston Christmas Light Display launches on December 2

Big-hearted fundraiser Graham Witter is putting the final touches to this year’s Weston Christmas Light Display ahead of its launch on December 2.

Graham and his family are once again transforming their family farm in Weston into a magical Winter Wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights and decorations, to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

November 29, 2020