Charity events

Money raised in memory of Seahorse Swimming Club founder

Money raised in memory of Seahorse Swimming Club founder

By Jonathan White
The family of Barbara Warrington, one of Seahorse Swimming Club’s founder members, visited Crewe Lifestyle Centre to present a cheque to the club in her memory.

Barbara, who died in August, volunteered at Seahorse from 1956 until 2001, where she spent most of her time in the role of chief instructor.

November 6, 2023
Nantwich Buddies volunteers celebrate milestone event

Nantwich Buddies volunteers celebrate milestone event

Nantwich Buddies volunteer group which started by accident during the pandemic, has celebrated a milestone event after being selected to benefit from a major fundraiser.

The Cheshire Police Federation chose Nantwich Buddies to be the sole beneficiaries of their annual dinner

October 30, 2023
Nantwich Food Awards winners announced at Civic Hall ceremony

Nantwich Food Awards winners announced at Civic Hall ceremony

The best Nantwich pubs, restaurants and other food outlets were celebrated last night at the 2023 Nantwich Food Awards 2023.

Dozens of popular eateries and food places were celebrated at the event last night at Nantwich Civic Hall.

October 21, 2023
Fire & Ice Charity Ball to raise funds for Wingate Centre

Fire & Ice Charity Ball to raise funds for Wingate Centre

The Fire & Ice Ball returns this year to raise much-needed funds for The Wingate Centre in Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

The event, co-hosted by Training Bytesize and Atherton & Associates Wealth Management, will be a fun-filled evening with a three-course meal, live music and entertainment.

October 12, 2023
Bonfire night to go with a bang at The Bickerton Poacher

Bonfire night to go with a bang at The Bickerton Poacher

A popular Nantwich pub has supported three high-profile charities as it plans another crowd-pulling bonfire and fireworks night spectacular.

The Bickerton Poacher has presented donations from its summer Hitchfest music festival to Nantwich Lions, St John’s Ambulance and Wistaston-based women’s health and wellbeing charity Motherwell Cheshire

October 2, 2023
Peacock Railway charity day raises money for Nantwich Foodbank

Peacock Railway charity day raises money for Nantwich Foodbank

By Jonathan White
A charity open day held at the miniature-gauge Peacock Railway in Nantwich has raised vital funds.

The rides were organised by the members of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and took place on their premises behind The Peacock Inn in Willaston.

September 28, 2023
RSPCA Stapeley Grange to open charity’s RHS garden this weekend

RSPCA Stapeley Grange to open charity’s RHS garden this weekend

RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre is opening its doors this weekend so the public can take a tour around the charity’s award-winning RHS Chelsea Garden.

The garden opens at the centre on London Road on September 30 for the first of five Saturday free-of-charge open days.

September 27, 2023
Secure a stall at St Luke’s Hospice Christmas Fair

Secure a stall at St Luke’s Hospice Christmas Fair

Small businesses and craft stalls in South Cheshire are being urged to secure a place at the St Luke’s Hospice Christmas Fair.

Bookings are now open for the fair which will take place on Saturday November 18 at the Winsford Academy, between 10am and 2pm.

September 19, 2023
Barnstorming event in Nantwich raises hundreds of pounds

Barnstorming event in Nantwich raises hundreds of pounds

By Jonathan White
A ‘Bag a Bargain in the Barn’ at Henhull Hall Farm on Welshmans Lane in Nantwich has helped raise hundreds of pounds for charity.

The event was hosted and organised by Philip and Joyce Percival with the help and support from their family, friends and local charities.

September 17, 2023
Proms concert to take place at Acton Church

Proms concert to take place at Acton Church

A performance of ‘The Proms at Acton’ will take place in St Mary’s Church Acton on Remembrance Sunday November 12.

The concert will start at 6.30pm and include a medley of rousing music performed by the highly acclaimed Nantwich Concert Band.

September 15, 2023
White Lion Weston to run Christmas Markets

White Lion Weston to run Christmas Markets

Plans are already in place for a number of local Christmas events as we head into Autumn!

And The White Lion at Weston are ahead of the game, announcing the return of their Christmas Markets event once again, set for December 17.

September 12, 2023
Thousands tackle popular Tough Mudder course at Cholmondeley

Thousands tackle popular Tough Mudder course at Cholmondeley

Up to 10,000 participants pushed themselves to the limit when the Tough Mudder event returned to Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich yesterday (Sept 9).

Enthusiasts gathered at the majestic castle for an unforgettable experience which was sold out and included celebrity participants such as ITV’s Ben Shephard.

September 10, 2023
“Grow Your Own” sessions at Nantwich community garden

“Grow Your Own” sessions at Nantwich community garden

New “Grow Your Own” taster session are being launched at Nantwich’s community garden.

The blossoming venue, a hidden gem at the heart of the historic town, will run free taster sessions on how to grow your own veg.

August 26, 2023