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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
Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

A fund to support a Wistaston boy suffering from a rare form of bone cancer has been given a £2,000 boost thanks to a novice Nantwich runner!

Ed Potts began training for the London Marathon earlier this year and when the event was cancelled due to Covid he ran around South Cheshire instead to raise money for Georgy Capener.

December 1, 2020
Wistaston family’s £120,000 fundraising bid for son’s life-saving treatment

Wistaston family’s £120,000 fundraising bid for son’s life-saving treatment

A Wistaston family has launched a bid to raise £120,000 to fund life-saving treatment for their son with a rare form of cancer.

Georgy Capener has been accepted by a specialist in Asia to undergo a stem cell transplant which cannot currently be funded by the NHS.

July 29, 2020
Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

The NHS in Cheshire is urging people to contact their doctor if they have had a cough for more than three weeks.

The plea was made by hospital respiratory teams, GPs and NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

July 18, 2020
Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

Wrenbury mum and salon owner back young cancer victims charity

A young mum who suffered cancer as a child has teamed up with a Nantwich hairdresser to support a charity providing real hair wigs to children going through the same harrowing ordeal.

January 21, 2020