Charity events

Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

A Nantwich woman is tackling cycling events around the UK to raise money for RSPCA Crewe, Nantwich & District branch. And keen cyclist Carole Jackson’s next challenge is the Nantwich Triathlon this Sunday June 2.

May 29, 2013
Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

A Nantwich radio presenter is gearing up to cycle across Cuba – 250 miles in just five days. Helen Pegg, who works on The Cat community radio station, has signed up for a journey of a lifetime.

May 28, 2013
Elvis star Paul Larcombe stages Willaston show for hospital appeal

Elvis star Paul Larcombe stages Willaston show for hospital appeal

Top Elvis star Paul Larcombe got audiences shaking in a fundraising concert in Nantwich. Pure Presley, one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the UK, performed the King’s iconic hits at Willaston Social Club.

May 23, 2013
Peckforton Castle team to tackle Manchester 10k for Christie’s

Peckforton Castle team to tackle Manchester 10k for Christie’s

Three Peckforton Castle workers near Nantwich are lacing up their trainers to tackle the Manchester 10k  in aid of Christie’s. Matthew Naylor, Mike Auld and Emily Stephenson will be joining 40,000 other runners on Sunday (May 26).

May 21, 2013
Fund-raising South Cheshire bike rides to help young carers

Fund-raising South Cheshire bike rides to help young carers

Cyclists are being urged to saddle up for two South Cheshire rides to help young carers in the county. The Up and Under Foundation is organising two bike rides on June 9 in a bid to raise cash to take young carers on well-earned breaks.

May 20, 2013
Wulvern worker’s nine-mile in 90 minutes Nantwich dash for charity

Wulvern worker’s nine-mile in 90 minutes Nantwich dash for charity

A housing worker is to run nine miles from Crewe to Nantwich in 90 minutes for charity. Martin Packham, who works for Wulvern Housing, is planning to run from head office on Electra Way in Crewe to Mill House in Nantwich.

May 11, 2013
Swine flu girl’s family hosts Nantwich fundraiser for life-saving service

Swine flu girl’s family hosts Nantwich fundraiser for life-saving service

The family of a baby suffering Swine Flu is hoping to top £100,000 charity funds raised, with a special event in Nantwich. Sienna Malley’s parents have so far raised £75,000 for the North West and North Wales Paediatric Transport Service (NWTS).

May 7, 2013
Nantwich “Strictly Learn to Dance” raises £15k for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich “Strictly Learn to Dance” raises £15k for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White The finale of ‘Strictly Learn to Dance 2013’ in Nantwich proved a big hit. Seventeen couples took to the dance floor at Nantwich Civic Hall.

May 1, 2013
MP Timpson and wife swap London Marathon for Nantwich Triathlon

MP Timpson and wife swap London Marathon for Nantwich Triathlon

MP for Crewe and Nantwich Edward Timpson has swapped his usual London Marathon for the Nantwich Triathlon. And Mr Timpson and his wife Julia completed the Cheshire 10km Run in Queen’s Park in Crewe to help prepare.

April 23, 2013
Nantwich fire crews and cadets to stage fund-raising car wash

Nantwich fire crews and cadets to stage fund-raising car wash

Nantwich residents are being urged to take their cars to their local fire station rather than the car wash this weekend. Firefighters, fire cadets and volunteers will be armed with buckets and sponges to help raise money for “The Fire Fighters Charity”.

April 19, 2013
Crewe Alex stars to be auctioned at Nantwich charity pub quiz

Crewe Alex stars to be auctioned at Nantwich charity pub quiz

A Nantwich pub is to stage a fund-raising quiz spearheaded by Crewe Alexandra’s keeper Steve Phillips. And Crewe’s Wembley heroes could be brought down to earth with a bump as they get auctioned off as part of the event!

April 16, 2013
Albert Jolly paintings exhibition to raise Leukaemia Research funds

Albert Jolly paintings exhibition to raise Leukaemia Research funds

A selection of paintings by the late Albert Jolly are to go on display at The Crown Hotel in Nantwich. The pictures will be on show from 9.30am on Thursday April 25 and Friday April 26.

April 16, 2013
Cats Protection League to stage Wistaston memorial hall fundraiser

Cats Protection League to stage Wistaston memorial hall fundraiser

The Cats Protection Crewe & District group is to stage a fund-raising event in Wistaston this weekend. It takes place in Wistaston Memorial Hall on Church Lane this Saturday April 13 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

April 11, 2013