Charity events

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

7,500 compete in Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Estates

Contestants tested their endurance to the limit in a “Tough Mudder” event held at Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich. Around 7,500 competitors lined up to take on a 12-mile Cheshire assault course, including 22 obstacles, ice baths, electric shocks, fire, and miles of mud.

November 22, 2012
“Strictly Learn to Dance” charity contest returns to Nantwich

“Strictly Learn to Dance” charity contest returns to Nantwich

Wannabe Strictly stars in Nantwich can now sign up to compete in the 2013 “Strictly Learn to Dance” competition. The event, to help raise funds for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice, proved a big hit last year with the final at Nantwich Civic Hall.

November 21, 2012
Local RSPCA volunteers stage collection at Nantwich Sainsbury’s

Local RSPCA volunteers stage collection at Nantwich Sainsbury’s

Crewe and Nantwich RSPCA volunteers will be out shopping this weekend – for donations of food for sick animals. The group will be in the Nantwich Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road tomorrow (Nov 17) holding a collection for food and donations.

November 16, 2012
Salvation Army Trading’s Nantwich store to stage Christmas sale

Salvation Army Trading’s Nantwich store to stage Christmas sale

Salvation Army Trading Company’s Nantwich charity shop is holding a Christmas sale extravaganza. Shoppers visiting the Beam Street store on Thursday November 22 will be picking up festive deals and helping to raise money for good causes into the bargain.

November 14, 2012
Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre set Christmas Fair date

Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre set Christmas Fair date

The RSCPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre is to hold its Christmas Fayre on Saturday November 25. And Santa will be dropping in to meet the young visitors to the centre on London Road in Nantwich.

November 13, 2012
Nantwich firemen stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich firemen stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich firefighters will be cleaning up tomorrow when they take part in a charity car wash. The part-time fire crews are offering to wash cars at Nantwich fire station on Beam Street in return for a donation to charity.

November 2, 2012
Nantwich folk can play Santa and raise St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich folk can play Santa and raise St Luke’s Hospice funds

Nantwich folk are being urged to wear a Santa outfit for a day – and earn cash for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The charity is staging its “Wear a Santa Suit” fundraising fortnight from November 26 to December 10.

October 29, 2012
Nantwich charity event to showcase best of local talent

Nantwich charity event to showcase best of local talent

A showcase event is being planned to prove that Nantwich’s Got Talent. Nantwich Town Council and community radio station The Cat are organising the event to be staged next month.

October 23, 2012
40 acts line-up for South Cheshire “Boxjam” event in Crewe

40 acts line-up for South Cheshire “Boxjam” event in Crewe

Organisers have announced the date and line-up for the Boxjam charity music event for South Cheshire. The event, held at The Box venue in Crewe, is part of the national ‘Oxjam’ fundraiser for Oxfam.

October 19, 2012
MP Edward Timpson opens new St Luke’s Hospice creperie in Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson opens new St Luke’s Hospice creperie in Nantwich

Hundreds of people turned out in Nantwich for the official opening of the new St Luke’s Hospice shop on Pillory Street. Young and old alike crammed into the new Swirly Whirly store, which will serve crepes, ice cream and other treats.

October 14, 2012
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £160 for Macmillan Cancer

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £160 for Macmillan Cancer

Richmond Village Nantwich residents helped to raise more than £160 as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Residents and staff joined Macmillan Cancer charity to raise funds to help cancer sufferers and their families.

October 9, 2012
Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich racing fans could get a glimpse into footballer Michael Owen’s stables and training  site as part of a special charity event. The Malpas-based Manor House Stables, co-owned by Owen and Andrew Black, is to stage an open morning in aid of St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

September 18, 2012
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to be staged at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich folk are invited for a cuppa and a cake at Leighton Hospital to raise money for the national Macmillan Cancer appeal. The Macmillan team at Leighton are taking part the annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event on Friday September 28 at 11am.

September 17, 2012