Post Tagged with: "charity"

Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

Bingo club in Hough is relaunched after two years

A long standing charity bingo club that had been running in Hough Village for more than two years has been relaunched.

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative MP candidate Dr Kieran Mullan stepped in to help Celia Brown and family relaunch the club.

June 14, 2019
Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

Nantwich Lymphoma Action group tackles fundraising zip wire challenge

A member of a Nantwich charity support group joined a team to tackle the world’s fastest zip line in aid of Lymphoma Action.

Chris Bailey joined more than 20 other people at Zip World in Penrhyn Quarry on Velocity 2 – whizzing through the air above breathtaking views at speeds over 100mph.

May 26, 2019
More than 150 dog fighting complaints in Cheshire, says RSPCA

More than 150 dog fighting complaints in Cheshire, says RSPCA

Illegal dog fighting is still rife in parts of Cheshire, latest RSPCA statistics show.

In the last four years, there have been 151 complaints of dog fighting in the county reported to the animal welfare charity.

April 7, 2019
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