Charity events

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

More than 1,000 women and 300 volunteers took part in the ninth St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk. The walk started at Reaseheath College where participants were given a rousing send off during a Redshift Radio outdoor stage show.

July 1, 2013
Cholmondeley Castle Teddy Bears Picnic will raise vital hospice cash

Cholmondeley Castle Teddy Bears Picnic will raise vital hospice cash

The popular Teddy Bears Picnic is to be held at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich again this summer. The day, organised by Nantwich-based Ted-Events, will help to raise funds for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

June 25, 2013
RSPCA Stapeley Grange to host Family Fun day in Nantwich

RSPCA Stapeley Grange to host Family Fun day in Nantwich

Nantwich residents are being invited to a Family Fun open day at Stapeley Grange wildlife centre this weekend. The RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange, on London Road, will host the annual event this Sunday June 23.

June 21, 2013
Nantwich pole dance marathon in aid of One in Eleven Appeal

Nantwich pole dance marathon in aid of One in Eleven Appeal

A Nantwich fitness class is putting the One in Eleven Appeal in pole position with its fundraising efforts. Louise Joubert, 28, who runs Pole Pinups classes, is organising a 12-hour pole dancing session in aid of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

June 14, 2013
Lady Verdin Trust Nantwich worker in national care finals

Lady Verdin Trust Nantwich worker in national care finals

An employee from the Lady Verdin Trust in Crewe and Nantwich will be at the Great British Care Awards in London later this month. Dorothy Chennell (pictured) is nominated for her work in supporting adults with learning disabilities in Crewe and Nantwich.

June 10, 2013
Nantwich to host “strawberry” event in aid of Motor Neurone Association

Nantwich to host “strawberry” event in aid of Motor Neurone Association

Nantwich Civic Hall will host a “strawberry” celebration to raise money for motor neurone disease sufferers in Cheshire. The local Motor Neurone Disease Association has organised the annual event for Saturday June 15 from 7.30pm.

June 3, 2013
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