Charity events

Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Christmas night out indoors for Hope House Children’s Hospices

Hope House Children’s Hospices will be running its “Big Night Out, In” event this December.

It will take place on the evening of December 5 and will be a live streamed event.

November 24, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Volunteers of Crewe & Nantwich Round Table have been extra busy in the lead up to Christmas and have unveiled their annual Santa’s Float timetable.

They have pulled together a “Covid compliant” schedule for Santa to tour the streets and continue a tradition of more than 40 years.

November 22, 2020
Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire raises £445 for Cheshire Community COVID Appeal

Spire Cheshire Hospital has raised more than £400 for Cheshire Community Foundation’s COVID Appeal.

Staff raised £445 in total for the appeal which was launched earlier this year to support local charities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

November 21, 2020
Light up homes and gardens this Christmas to support St Luke’s Hospice

Light up homes and gardens this Christmas to support St Luke’s Hospice

Crewe and Nantwich families “going big” on Christmas decorations this year are being urged to sign up to St Luke’s Hospice new festive fundraiser “Dazzling Displays”.

The aim is to light up the gloomy winter nights, bring Christmas cheer and community spirit, and help raise vital funds for patient care at the Hospice at the same time.

November 19, 2020
Crewe Rotary unveil Santa Float tour for Wistaston and Crewe

Crewe Rotary unveil Santa Float tour for Wistaston and Crewe

Crewe Rotary will bring some festive cheer when they tour Wistaston, Crewe and Haslington with their traditional Santa Float.

The Float, cleaned and sporting extra music and lights, will see a few changes to meet with the Government Guidelines on Covid.

November 18, 2020
Hope House Hospice “Santa Dash” in Nantwich goes virtual

Hope House Hospice “Santa Dash” in Nantwich goes virtual

The Hope House Children’s Hospice annual Santa Dash in Nantwich is going virtual this year because of Covid-19.

The usual sight of hundreds of Santas running together through the town centre will not be seen this year.

November 14, 2020
Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital’s charity has launched a virtual festive fun run as a way for people to safely raise money during lockdown.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity, part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, normally holds a festive “Merry Mile” in Crewe’s Queens Park every December.

November 12, 2020
Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

The Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospices Christmas raffle has its biggest ever prize with players able to win up to £10,000.

Money raised from sale of raffle tickets is vital to hospices as they face being £1.25 million down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

November 8, 2020
Group produces fund-raising calendar for Crewe’s Queens Park

Group produces fund-raising calendar for Crewe’s Queens Park

By Jonathan White
Members of “Queens Park Crewe – The People’s Park” have produced a 2021 Calendar featuring photographs of Queens Park throughout the seasons.

Photographs were submitted by members of the group, who have shown their photographic talent within the popular Grade II listed public park.

November 3, 2020
St Luke’s Hospice to run “Light Up A Life” event online

St Luke’s Hospice to run “Light Up A Life” event online

St Luke’s is inviting people to remember the life of a loved one by dedicating a light in their memory at the Hospice’s “Light up a Life” service.

The annual service, normally attended by hundreds of supporters, will be held online due to Covid-19.

November 1, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival team aims to boost Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival team aims to boost Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers are urging residents to support Nantwich Foodbank this Christmas to ensure no one goes hungry in the community.

A Christmas donation “drop-off” is being organised for November 28 at Brine Leas School.

October 30, 2020
The Cat FM event raises more than £3,000 for hospital charity

The Cat FM event raises more than £3,000 for hospital charity

By Jonathan White
Crewe and Nantwich community radio station The Cat FM has presented £3,058 to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity for their Lost Little Ones baby bereavement suite appeal.

The money was raised at a “Sunday Night at the Lyceum” variety show organised by The Cat.

October 27, 2020
Funky Choir Photo - Wingate Centre

Wingate Centre fundraising continues despite Covid restrictions

The Wingate Centre #Wingate2020 Campaign has been staging vital fundraising activities to help the Wrenbury charity through the pandemic.

October 21, 2020