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Health firm in Nantwich helps people with Parkinson’s disease

Health firm in Nantwich helps people with Parkinson’s disease

Health and wellbeing specialists have teamed up with a Crewe and Nantwich charity to support people living with Parkinson’s.

Physiotherapists at ctchealthcare in Nantwich have launched chair-based exercise classes designed to help slow down symptoms of Parkinson’s while being motivational and fun.

February 13, 2019
Shavington dad’s long distance run challenge for cancer charity

Shavington dad’s long distance run challenge for cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A Shavington dad is to tackle a 200-mile run from Nantwich to London and then race in the London Marathon to raise money for Children with Cancer UK charity.

Father-of-two Simon Benbow, 36, who himself has survived cancer, will set off on Monday April 22 from Nantwich to London over the space of five days.

January 21, 2019
Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

The boss of award-winning South Cheshire business BeerDock has raised £3,500 for local charities after selling a rare signed guitar used by the band The Buzzcocks.

Samuel McGarrigle, who owns and runs BeerDock, raffled the guitar signed by the punk band following the death of their lead singer Pete Shelley in December.

January 15, 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
Bloodwise charity benefits from new Nantwich business donation

Bloodwise charity benefits from new Nantwich business donation

By Jonathan White
A Nantwich businesswoman has donated £385 to leukaemia charity Bloodwise.

Liz Parkin from Bluebell Beauty has presented the cheque to Liz and Mike Boffey, South Cheshire representatives of Bloodwise.

December 11, 2018
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
Wingate Centre  Wonderland in Wrenbury launches on December 8

Wingate Centre Wonderland in Wrenbury launches on December 8

The Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury is planning a Wingate Winter Wonderland event for December 8.

The centre, which caters for children with complex physical and learning disabilities, will open its doors to everyone for the event which plays a key role in their fundraising calendar.

November 16, 2018
M&Co Nantwich to stage charity fashion show

M&Co Nantwich to stage charity fashion show

Staff at the M&Co store in Nantwich are to stage a charity fashion show in aid of Tenovus on September 20.

The event, which starts at 7pm at the High Street shop, will feature the retailer’s transitional 18 collections.

September 17, 2018
Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over a charity’s plan to open a home for “challenging children” next to Malbank School.

Safe Places for Children (UK) wants to turn a residential property on Lambert Crescent in Nantwich to a “residential institution” to care for youngsters who have a “known history of challenging and complex behaviours”.

July 18, 2018
Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Hardy Nantwich folk braved the rain to raise more than £3,000 in the Nantwich Big Sleep Out.

Around 50 volunteers came forward to get involved, as they huddled in the town square to sleep rough in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness issues.

May 30, 2018
Charity game honours Crewe footballer who died of cancer aged 31

Charity game honours Crewe footballer who died of cancer aged 31

By Jonathan White
A charity football match and family fun day took place in memory of a talented South Cheshire footballer who died aged just 31.

‘The Everall Derby’ is organised by twin brothers Carl and Simon Everall and is played in memory of Gareth Jones, who lost his battle to cancer.

May 21, 2018
Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

By Lewis Warner
Bosses of a charity which provides carer breaks for South Cheshire families, has slammed Cheshire East Council for scrapping their funding.

The Neuromuscular Centre is to lose its annual grant of up to £25,000 – less than half the £58,000 claimed by Cheshire East councillors in travel expenses alone in 2016-17.

March 23, 2018
Barringtons Corporate Recovery donates funds to St Luke’s Hospice

Barringtons Corporate Recovery donates funds to St Luke’s Hospice

A corporate recovery business in Nantwich has been praised for its long-standing commitment to St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice.

Barringtons Corporate Recovery (BCR) has handed over a further £400 to the facility after staging its sixth charity quiz.

February 8, 2018