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Cheshire charity Smile celebrates 10th anniversary with Nantwich expansion

Cheshire charity Smile celebrates 10th anniversary with Nantwich expansion

Cheshire perinatal mental health charity Smile Group has celebrated its 10th anniversary.

The charity, which is expanding into Nantwich, was founded by Ruth Williams and Natalie Nuttall who both had experience of postnatal depression and saw a gap in community support.

March 15, 2021
Weston Lights Christmas Display could return in 2021, organiser hints

Weston Lights Christmas Display could return in 2021, organiser hints

By Hannah Youds
The Weston Lights Christmas Display could return in 2021, organiser Graham Witter hinted.

Graham has helped raise another staggering £25,450 from the latest event, which was re-organised as a “Starlit Garden drive thru” amid Covid pandemic restrictions.

January 25, 2021
Nantwich walker taking part in epic charity challenge

Nantwich walker taking part in epic charity challenge

A Nantwich woman is tackling an epic charity challenge by walking the equivalent of Land’s End to John o’Groats – a total of 874 miles.

Karen Delay, aged 62, is raising money in aid of the Nantwich Royal British Legion.

December 27, 2020
Nantwich hairdresser helps spread Christmas cheer to water charity

Nantwich hairdresser helps spread Christmas cheer to water charity

A long-established Nantwich salon has raised a sizeable sum for charity thanks to the generosity of townspeople.

A sponsored walk planned by Steven Burgin and staff on Hospital Street couldn’t go ahead due to lockdown.

December 12, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

Dear Editor,
The UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) needs the support of the local community now more than ever.

Following the Government’s announcement of a second lockdown, we were forced to close our shops in the North West until Thursday December 3.

November 19, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Ladies rugby players tackle new charity challenge

Crewe & Nantwich Ladies rugby players tackle new charity challenge

Players and coaches from Crewe & Nantwich Ladies rugby squad are set to tackle a new challenge – 56,000 burpees in aid of cancer charity!

All 28 players and coaches are teaming up to complete 2,000 burpees EACH throughout November, which works out around 66 burpees per day.

October 28, 2020
Big Cheshire Clothes Swap event planned for October

Big Cheshire Clothes Swap event planned for October

A charity “Big Cheshire Clothes Swap” event is scheduled for October to help raise funds for charity.

And the event will help people donate clothes they no longer want and find clothes they will actually wear.

September 5, 2020
Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley, writes Jonathan White

The owners of 80 vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start on Sunday.

August 5, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage NHS fundraising golf event

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage NHS fundraising golf event

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC members are in full fundraising swing – by organising a charity golf day in aid of NHS and Leighton Hospital.

Members of the Vagrants-based club will be staging its first annual charity golf event at Queen Park golf club in Crewe on Saturday August 8.

July 29, 2020
South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

South Cheshire photographer raises money for charity

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston photographer is using her expertise to raise money for charity.

Steph Longley, of SL Photography, specialised in taking pictures of newborn babies, children and families.

May 11, 2020
Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

A Nantwich businessman is embarking on an indoor cycle ride for charity – to raise funds local NHS trusts.

Like many Tim Bowker, who runs Nantwich Refrigeration Services, wanted to give something back to NHS workers on the COVID-19 frontline.

April 24, 2020
South Cheshire charity appeals for help to survive COVID-19 crisis

South Cheshire charity appeals for help to survive COVID-19 crisis

A charity at the heart of the South Cheshire community for many years has issued a plea for help as income streams dry up because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Selling recycled furniture and running a café have helped fund charitable activities from St Paul’s Centre in Crewe for more than 30 years.

April 7, 2020
Cheshire Wildlife Trust searches for charity calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust searches for charity calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs in a competition to be published in its charity calendar for 2021.

March 25, 2020