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Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert Dr Caroline Wilkinson will give a talk on her work at Reaseheath College in Nantwich on May 19.

Dr Wilkinson is Chief Operating Officer for Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.

May 11, 2022
Annual football match at Crewe Alex raises thousands for cancer charity

Annual football match at Crewe Alex raises thousands for cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A second annual charity football match took place at the home of Crewe Alexandra has helped raise more than £3,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The first match, last May 2021, was organised by club announcer and lifelong fan Andrew Scoffin, to raise funds for The Christie.

April 26, 2022
Four Nantwich friends complete “3 Peaks Challenge” in aid of cancer charity

Four Nantwich friends complete “3 Peaks Challenge” in aid of cancer charity

Four Nantwich friends have completed the gruelling “3 peaks challenge” in just 22 hours and 22 minutes in aid of a children’s cancer charity.

Callum Hood, Brandon Mighten, Matthew Moulton and Jordan Long teamed up to complete the challenge and raise funds for CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children.

March 9, 2022
Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

Wistaston resident’s Christmas house raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston resident who decorated his house in Christmas lights has raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

For the fifth consecutive year Allyn Nightingale dressed up his bungalow and driveway on Rope Bank Avenue in Wistaston.

January 9, 2022
Nantwich DJs fundraiser boosts kidney cancer charity

Nantwich DJs fundraiser boosts kidney cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A fundraising Nantwich Northern Soul/Motown All Dayer involving 11 DJs and more than 240 people has helped raise thousands for cancer charity.

The event was organised by father and son Dave and Steve Pointon to raise money for “Kidney Cancer Support Network”.

September 19, 2021
Charity-funded “scalp coolers” help South Cheshire cancer patients

Charity-funded “scalp coolers” help South Cheshire cancer patients

Charity-funded scalp coolers are helping Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients keep their hair while undergoing chemotherapy.

Two coolers have been funded by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to help with treatment at Leighton Hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Unit.

July 13, 2021
Farm shop staff tackle Snowdown challenge in memory of founder

Farm shop staff tackle Snowdown challenge in memory of founder

Staff at the popular Cheerbrook farm shop in Nantwich are tackling a Snowdon walk to raise money in memory of the shop’s founder who died last year.

Money raised will go to local district nurses at Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust, who supported Andrew Shufflebotham and his family throughout his illness last year.

June 25, 2021
Nantwich girl to chop hair off for children’s cancer charity

Nantwich girl to chop hair off for children’s cancer charity

A young Nantwich girl has decided to chop off her long locks – to help children suffering from cancer.

Four-year-old Willow has agreed to have 12 inches cut off from her hair on Monday (May 31) in aid of the Little Princess Trust.

May 26, 2021
Nantwich woman with rare ear phobia braves haircut for children’s charity

Nantwich woman with rare ear phobia braves haircut for children’s charity

A Nantwich woman who suffers from a rare fear of her ears being touched, is to have her hair cut off to raise money for a children’s cancer charity.

Holly Hardy-Johnson said her Aftiphobia is so bad she is petrified at going to the hairdressers which can even make her vomit.

May 18, 2021
Charity Crewe Alex football match raises thousands for The Christie

Charity Crewe Alex football match raises thousands for The Christie

By Jonathan White
A charity football match at Crewe Alexandra has helped raise vital funds for The Christie cancer centre.

The match was organised by Crewe Alex FC stadium announcer and lifelong fan, Andrew Scoffin, who is fighting cancer for the second time in 11 years.

May 11, 2021
Enzo in Nantwich to stage fundraiser for boy who lost leg to cancer

Enzo in Nantwich to stage fundraiser for boy who lost leg to cancer

Enzo bosses in Nantwich are staging a bake-off competition and raffle draw in aid of a young footballer who had to have his leg amputated because of a rare cancer.

The popular town centre coffee shop wanted to dedicate its bake-off contest tomorrow (April 3) to Ashton Hulme.

April 2, 2021
Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

Tarporley cancer patient to trek 240 miles for cancer charities

A student from Tarporley who was diagnosed with advanced cancer the day before his 19th birthday, is set to walk 240 miles for two charities only a year after beginning his treatment.

Patrick Savage, 20, will walk from his university campus in London to The Christie hospital in Manchester where he was treated last year for Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a type of blood cancer.

March 29, 2021
Wistaston youngster battling rare cancer sees Christmas wish come true

Wistaston youngster battling rare cancer sees Christmas wish come true

A Christmas wish has come true for a remarkable Wistaston boy whose brave fight against cancer prompted a massive fundraising drive for his treatment.

Eleven-year-old Georgy Capener was diagnosed with the highly malignant Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, following a fall in a friend’s garden on Easter Sunday in 2018.

December 22, 2020