Charity events

Nantwich fundraiser to stage auction at Weaver Stadium for Cancer Research

Nantwich fundraiser to stage auction at Weaver Stadium for Cancer Research

A Cancer Research volunteer from Nantwich has organised a major fundraising event in support of the charity. Neil Olsson has spent the four months calling UK businesses to donate for a charity auction planned for January 25.

January 7, 2013
Nantwich cake club stage fund-raiser for tragic rugby teenager

Nantwich cake club stage fund-raiser for tragic rugby teenager

A cake-a-thon is being held at a Nantwich pub in memory of a teenager from the town who died playing rugby. The Clandestine Cake Club wants to raise money for C.R.Y(Cardiac Risk in the Young) in memory of Matthew Dewhirst.

January 4, 2013
Young Nantwich Town players scoop trophy and charity double

Young Nantwich Town players scoop trophy and charity double

Young Nantwich Town players have completed their own special double – raising money for charity and winning a soccer centre tournament. The under 10s Dabbers team ran in the annual Nantwich Festive Fun Run to support Hope House Children’s Cancer Care Charity.

December 19, 2012
Hundreds of Santas take part in Nantwich Festive Fun Run

Hundreds of Santas take part in Nantwich Festive Fun Run

More than 150 people dressed as Santa and took part in the Nantwich Festive Fun Run. The event, which was started by Stoke City star Ryan Shawcross, helped to boost funds for Hope House Children’s House.

December 11, 2012
Santa’s London bus Grotto to visit Nantwich health centre

Santa’s London bus Grotto to visit Nantwich health centre

Father Christmas will be touring Cheshire in style this festive season thanks to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Santa has swapped his reindeer and sleigh for Luke the Bus – a former London Routemaster bus  restored by Bentley Motors.

November 27, 2012
Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross to launch Nantwich Festive Family fun run

Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross to launch Nantwich Festive Family fun run

Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross will be kicks-starting a festive family fun run in Nantwich to help raise charity cash. The spectacle, in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice, will see hundreds of Santas dashing around the town centre on Sunday December 9.

November 27, 2012
Local acts shine at Nantwich Mayor’s Talent Showcase

Local acts shine at Nantwich Mayor’s Talent Showcase

By Claire Faulkner A string of local performers shone when they appeared live at a Talent Showcase in Nantwich Civic Hall. The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council and community radio The Cat, attracted acts who volunteered their time to raise money for the Mayor’s charities.

November 27, 2012
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