Charity events

Swanley Bridge Marina, Nantwich, to stage Biggest Coffee Morning

Swanley Bridge Marina, Nantwich, to stage Biggest Coffee Morning

A marina near Nantwich is getting involved in the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Swanley Bridge Marina is to host a coffee morning at the venue’s Boathouse on Springe Lane , Swanley, on Saturday September 28.

September 22, 2013
Nantwich “Full Monty” calendar raises £5,000 for charity

Nantwich “Full Monty” calendar raises £5,000 for charity

A Nantwich “Full Monty” calendar made by 11 South Cheshire lads has raised a stunning £5,000 for charity. Brothers Roy and Neil Aspinall persuaded their friends to put the calendar together a year ago, as revealed by Nantwichnews.

September 18, 2013
St Luke’s Hospice appeals for fundraising fire walkers from Nantwich

St Luke’s Hospice appeals for fundraising fire walkers from Nantwich

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice is to stage its nerve-shredding Fire Walk Challenge to help raise vital funds. The hospice is looking for daring fundraisers from South Cheshire to complete two-hours training before walking 15ft barefoot, over red-hot wood embers reaching a scorching 800°F.

September 3, 2013
Nantwich residents invited to Leighton Hospital Macmillan Cancer event

Nantwich residents invited to Leighton Hospital Macmillan Cancer event

Nantwich residents are invited to the Macmillan Cancer Unit at Leighton Hospital for coffee and cake as part of a national fundraising day. The Macmillan team is taking part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday September 27.

August 30, 2013
St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice launches 25th year fundraising campaign

St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice launches 25th year fundraising campaign

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice is appealing to South Cheshire residents to help mark its milestone 25th anniversary in style. The hospice has launched a commemorative £25,000 fundraising campaign.

August 23, 2013
Nantwich golf club to stage fundraiser for Brook Hill Foundation

Nantwich golf club to stage fundraiser for Brook Hill Foundation

A Nantwich golf club is to stage a fund-raising event in honour of a young boy badly injured in a skiing accident. Brookfield Golf Club, in Hankelow,  is to hold the Brook Hill Foundation Am-Am on Thursday August 29.

August 21, 2013
Reaseheath college worker faces Kilimanjaro challenge for hospice

Reaseheath college worker faces Kilimanjaro challenge for hospice

A dedicated St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice supporter is in training for a once-in-a-lifetime climb of Mount Kilimanjaro. Becky Platt, 26, who works in the catering department at Reaseheath College in Nantwich, is all set for her gruelling challenge.

August 19, 2013
Skin Health Spa and Residence plan “indulgence” charity night in Nantwich

Skin Health Spa and Residence plan “indulgence” charity night in Nantwich

Two local businesses are teaming up to offer Nantwich folk an “evening of indulgence” in aid of charity. Skin Health Spa, based on Welsh Row, have joined together with The Residence restaurant in Mill Street for the event on August 27.

August 14, 2013
Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich has helped to raise more than £1,100 for charity at two events. The venue, at Church Minshull, held a “Boaters Bash” concert, and a “Family Fun Day” – all in one busy weekend.

August 1, 2013
Three Nantwich friends ride London to Paris for St Luke’s Hospice

Three Nantwich friends ride London to Paris for St Luke’s Hospice

Three Nantwich friends will be pedaling from London to Paris next month to raise vital hospice cash. Charlie Gobbett, Tony Hoy and Gareth Roberts are tackling the three-day “Avenue Verte” challenge in aid of St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice.

July 30, 2013
Nantwich coffee shop launches “Design a Crepe” competition

Nantwich coffee shop launches “Design a Crepe” competition

Staff at a coffee shop in Nantwich are flat out with the launch a new children’s competition – to design a mouth-watering crepe. Swirly Whirlys on Pillory Street  has launched the innovative competition to coincide with summer holidays as the town’s schools break up this week.

July 24, 2013
Richmond Village Nantwich balloon race raises £1,100 for St Luke’s

Richmond Village Nantwich balloon race raises £1,100 for St Luke’s

The third annual summer fayre and balloon race at Richmond Village Nantwich proved a huge success. More than £1,100 was raised for St Luke’s Hospice from stalls, games and entertainment at the centre off London Road.

July 19, 2013
Cyclist tackles “60 at 60” challenge for Leukaemia research

Cyclist tackles “60 at 60” challenge for Leukaemia research

By Jonathan White A hardy cyclist is taking on “60 at 60” fund-raising challenge – to mark his 60th birthday. Ben Reinhardt will tackle a gruelling challenge on his actual birthday, this Sunday July 21.

July 17, 2013