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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.

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.

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 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
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 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

Cancer Research Xmas Fair in Wistaston raises £3,700

By Jonathan White
The 62nd Cancer Research UK ‘Xmas Fair’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall has helped raise more than £3,700.

The event was organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK Group.

November 29, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

A South Cheshire Macmillan commissioning manager for cancer and end of life has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Tracey Wright, based at NHS Eastern Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs, was nominated by colleagues who want to recognise her inspirational work supporting people affected by cancer in the area.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Big-hearted students and staff from Reaseheath College have raised more than £13,600 for North West Cancer Research.

The amount was handed over by the college’s Student Association at the student summer ball held on their Nantwich campus.

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

Willaston boy, 10, to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan Cancer

A Willaston youngster who lost his grandad and great grandad to cancer, is to climb Snowdon in aid of Macmillan.

Big-hearted Lucas James Mottram, 10, is in training ready for the charity climb on July 9.

Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach is lining up a performance at the Lyceum in Crewe on February 4.

The group celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century.

Nantwich Concert Band and Young Voices raise £450 for cancer patients

Nantwich Concert Band and Young Voices raise £450 for cancer patients

Nantwich Concert Band and Nantwich Young Voices raised more than £450 for Cancer Research at a church concert.

The groups staged a performance at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich in aid of Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research UK.

November 28, 2016 0 comments Charity news, News
One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates boost for South Cheshire

One-year cancer survival rates have improved in South Cheshire, latest statistics have shown.

A health partnership between the NHS, local authorities and Macmillan Cancer Support has seen major improvements.

November 6, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News