Charity events

Hundreds enjoy charity Santa Dash in Nantwich town centre

Hundreds enjoy charity Santa Dash in Nantwich town centre

By Jonathan White Hunderds of people enjoyed festive fun at a Santa Dash which brought a splash of red to Nantwich town centre. People dressed as Santa, Mrs Claus, elves, snowmen and even a few Santa dogs for the event to raise money for Hope House Hospice.

December 9, 2013
Young Nantwich playwright stunned by success of charity-inspired show

Young Nantwich playwright stunned by success of charity-inspired show

A talented Nantwich teenager has been invited to stage a poignant show she wrote after being inspired by St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Emma Rogerson, 15, of Delamere Road, Nantwich, has been taken aback by the huge success of her play We Were There.

December 4, 2013
NSPCC to stage Carols by Candlelight at St Mary’s in Nantwich

NSPCC to stage Carols by Candlelight at St Mary’s in Nantwich

The NSPCC is inviting people to a Carols by Candlelight concert in Nantwich to raise funds for the children’s charity. The concert takes place in St Mary’s Church, Nantwich, tomorrow (December 5).

December 4, 2013
Nantwich to stage “Santa Dash” fun run in aid of Hope House Hospice

Nantwich to stage “Santa Dash” fun run in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hundreds of Santas will be dashing around Nantwich this weekend – in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice. The traditional Nantwich Festive Fun Run takes place this Sunday December 8 through the town centre, starting in the town square.

December 2, 2013
St Luke’s Hospice unveils “Santa’s Day Out” event at Oulton Park

St Luke’s Hospice unveils “Santa’s Day Out” event at Oulton Park

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice wants energetic Nantwich folk to help at their Santa’s Day Out event. The hospice is hoping for a bumper crowd at Cheshire’s Oulton Park circuit on Sunday December 8.

November 27, 2013
Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” held in Wistaston

Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” held in Wistaston

By Jonathan White The Cancer Research UK “Christmas Fair” has taken place at the Wistaston Memorial Hall. The event was organised by the Crewe and Nantwich Support Group for Cancer Research UK.

November 25, 2013
Willaston pupils perform at Brine Leas in aid of Alder Hey Hospital

Willaston pupils perform at Brine Leas in aid of Alder Hey Hospital

By Jonathan White A charity fundraising evening concert at Brine Leas School in Nantwich helped to raise more than £660. More than 200 people watched group and solo performances by The Co-operative Junior & Beginner Wind Bands and Willaston Primary School.

November 22, 2013
Band concert at Brine Leas School will feature Willaston pupils

Band concert at Brine Leas School will feature Willaston pupils

A fund-raising concert is taking place at Brine Leas School in Nantwich in aid of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The event features The Co-operative Junior & Beginner Wind Bands and pupils of Willaston Primary School.

November 14, 2013
Nantwich coffee morning to raise Leukaemia Research funds

Nantwich coffee morning to raise Leukaemia Research funds

A fund-raising coffee morning will take place at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich to help raise funds for Leukaemia research. The event will be held from 9am to midday on Saturday November 23 at the Nantwich Parish Rooms.

November 7, 2013
Nantwich stores to run charity fashion show for hospital trust

Nantwich stores to run charity fashion show for hospital trust

By Sarah Kilcourse Nantwich clothing stores are teaming up to help run a charity fashion show at Richmond Village next month. The event is designed to raise vital funds for the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity (MCHC).

October 31, 2013
Strictly Dancing star urges Nantwich couples to join St Luke’s competition

Strictly Dancing star urges Nantwich couples to join St Luke’s competition

Ex Strictly Come Dancing star Flavia Cacace is urging Nantwich couples to quick step up to St Luke’s “Strictly Learn to Dance 2014” event. The hospice is running the contest after a successful campaign last year, which saw the winners crowned at a Nantwich Civic Hall finale.

October 24, 2013
Swanley Bridge Marina coffee morning raises £800 for Macmillan Cancer

Swanley Bridge Marina coffee morning raises £800 for Macmillan Cancer

A fund-raising coffee morning at a Nantwich marina helped to raise more than £800. Staff at Swanley Bridge Marina organised the event as part of the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

October 13, 2013
Nantwich hospice supporters urge to join Oulton Park “Santa” event

Nantwich hospice supporters urge to join Oulton Park “Santa” event

Hospice supporters in Nantwich are being urged to don their Santa suits and take part in an annual fund-raising race. St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice is organising the “Santa’s Day Out” event at Cheshire’s Oulton Park Racing Circuit on Sunday December 8.

October 9, 2013