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One Cheshire family’s plea to help St Luke’s Hospice at Christmas

One Cheshire family’s plea to help St Luke’s Hospice at Christmas

Read one Cheshire woman’s plea to the community to support St Luke’s Hospice this Christmas following the care and comfort they received during a traumatic year for her parents.

November 30, 2019
Readers’ Letters: Macmillan hails World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Readers’ Letters: Macmillan hails World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Dear Editor,
This year our World’s Biggest Coffee morning fundraiser entered its 29th year.

In community centres, schools and workplaces, thousands of coffee mornings were held across the North West to raise money and help us support people affected by cancer.

October 11, 2019
Nantwich schoolgirl has long hair cut off for children’s cancer charity

Nantwich schoolgirl has long hair cut off for children’s cancer charity

A young Nantwich schoolgirl has cut off her long hair to help create wigs for children with cancer.

Big-hearted Laura Midwinter, aged 9, wanted to help the Little Princess Trust which creates wigs for children who lose their hair through cancer treatment.

September 28, 2019
New cancer centre for Cheshire patients gets go ahead

New cancer centre for Cheshire patients gets go ahead

Planners at Cheshire East Council have given permission for a state of the art new cancer centre which will serve patients across Cheshire.

The new centre will be built in the grounds of Macclesfield District General Hospital.

September 23, 2019
Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Cancer treatment teams at Leighton Hospital have been hailed as among the best in the UK after latest figures were released.

Patients are seen by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff faster than almost every other trust in the country.

July 8, 2019
Mum lost staggering 24 stone using Nantwich gym after promise to parents

Mum lost staggering 24 stone using Nantwich gym after promise to parents

A South Cheshire mum who could “fill a two-seater sofa” has shed a staggering 24 STONE to fulfil a promise to her mum and dad who both died of cancer.

Sharon Blakemore looks unrecognisable after losing the weight thanks to a strict eating regime and using Gymophobics in Nantwich.

July 5, 2019
Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

Nantwich events raise money for blood cancer charity Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire branch of blood cancer charity ‘Bloodwise’ has raised money for the charity at three events in Nantwich.

A coffee morning on December 15 was held at Nantwich Parish Rooms and raised £117.65.

January 7, 2019
Bra-vo to County Group women who bin garments for cancer charity

Bra-vo to County Group women who bin garments for cancer charity

Female colleagues at The County Group in Crewe happily binned their bras in the name of a good cause.

They collected more than 50 bras in bin bags for the Against Breast Cancer annual fundraiser.

December 4, 2018
Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018
Nantwich Christie Hospital volunteer raises £500 in 300-mile cycling challenge

Nantwich Christie Hospital volunteer raises £500 in 300-mile cycling challenge

A Nantwich man has completed the 300-mile Cancer Research Challenge to celebrate his 50th birthday!

Neil Tinsley, a volunteer for Nantwich Christie Hospital Support Group, saddled up and rode 300 miles throughout September.

October 13, 2018
South Cheshire man to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of late wife

South Cheshire man to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of late wife

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire man is heading off on a six-day hike up the highest mountain in Africa in memory of his late wife who died of cancer.

Roy Price, 51, from Crewe, is embarking on the challenge to scale Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of the Macmillan Chemotherapy Suite at Leighton Hospital.

September 16, 2018
Gin night in Nantwich in aid of cancer mum Heidi Spencer

Gin night in Nantwich in aid of cancer mum Heidi Spencer

Friends of a Nantwich mum battling cancer are to stage a fund-raising gin event to help pay for pioneering treatment.

Mum-of-two Heidi Spencer’s plight was featured earlier this year after she was found riddled with more than 25 tumours in her lungs, brain and bones.

September 12, 2018
Colleagues pay tribute to Nantwich accountant who dies aged 42

Colleagues pay tribute to Nantwich accountant who dies aged 42

Colleagues have paid tribute to a Nantwich accountant who has died aged just 42.

Jonathan Curwen, co-director of Afford Bond Chartered Accountants, died of cancer after a brave battle, the firm said.

September 7, 2018