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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
South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

By Jonathan White
Charity pals Roy Price and Ian Jones are set to push their fund-raising wheelbarrow up Snowdon!

Roy, 51, and Ian, 46, both from Crewe, pushed their 100kg wheelbarrow to a staggering £2,700 when they walked 14-mile from Crewe to Nantwich and back.

August 8, 2018
New Chillout Nantwich business to stage #HelpHeidiFight event

New Chillout Nantwich business to stage #HelpHeidiFight event

New Nantwich store Chillout is to stage a fundraising day to help a local mum battling a deadly disease.

The outlet on Hospital Street is helping the #HelpHeidiFight, aimed at helping mum-of-two Heidi Spencer, from Burland, in her battle to beat Stage 4 lung cancer.

August 1, 2018
Nantwich mum’s campaign to stay alive in heart-rending battle against cancer

Nantwich mum’s campaign to stay alive in heart-rending battle against cancer

A courageous Nantwich mum has revealed her heart-rending battle to stay alive after being found riddled with more than 25 tumours in her lungs, brain and bones.

Heidi Spencer was stunned when she was told she had just weeks to live by doctors who diagnosed her with Stage 4 lung cancer.

July 4, 2018
Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A six year old girl is taking part in her first Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk for St Luke’s Hospice in memory of her dad who died when she was just three.

Phoebe Anslow will join her mum Sharon for the sponsored walk to raise money so that others can receive the vital care her dad Duncan did in the last three weeks of his life at the Hospice.

May 24, 2018
Willaston man tackles 10 marathons in aid of Bloodwise charity

Willaston man tackles 10 marathons in aid of Bloodwise charity

By Jonathan White
A Willaston man is attempting to complete 10 marathons in 10 days to raise funds for the blood cancer charity, Bloodwise.

Paul Dean, 37, is hard in training for the gruelling challenge he aims to tackle starting on May 25 this year.

March 3, 2018
Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

An international cancer support charity has launched its 99th workshop at Leighton Hospital in South Cheshire.

Look Good Feel Better, which provides practical support for people struggling with the visible effects of cancer treatment, is offering free pamper sessions to local cancer patients.

February 19, 2018