Post Tagged with: "Christmas"

St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice staff and volunteers have raised a tree-mendous £40,000 from their Christmas Tree Collection scheme.

More than 60 volunteers teamed up between January 13-16 to collect 2,824 individual Christmas trees from people’s homes in return for donations for the Hospice.

February 4, 2022
Audlem annual “Christmas around the Tree” concert

Audlem annual “Christmas around the Tree” concert

By Jonathan White
Audlem’s annual “Christmas around the tree” proved another hit with villagers in the centre of Audlem.

The event featured Crewe Brass who led the service for the 32nd consecutive year.

December 28, 2021
Nantwich pupils send Christmas messages to care home residents

Nantwich pupils send Christmas messages to care home residents

Young pupils from Nantwich schools brought festive cheer to care home residents by delivering Christmas cards.

The students used the artistic skills to create personalised cards as part of a community scheme by Nantwich Educational Partnership (NEP).

December 23, 2021
Nantwich youngster wins Cheshire PCC Christmas card contest!

Nantwich youngster wins Cheshire PCC Christmas card contest!

A Nantwich youngster enjoyed a festive surprise from Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner after winning a a Christmas Card competition.

Eight-year-old Romani Rhodes-Fowles was visited by PCC John Dwyer and PC Panda at her Bridgemere CE Primary School.

December 22, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Christmas lights bring festive cheer

PICTURE SPECIAL: Christmas lights bring festive cheer

By Jonathan White
I enjoy the Christmas lights in the Nantwich and Crewe town centres.

But I also really enjoy the over-the-top Christmas lights and decorations – including the occasional inflatable decoration and light show – that some local residents setup each year.

December 20, 2021
Christmas walk raises money for Acton Church

Christmas walk raises money for Acton Church

By Jonathan White
The annual Acton Church Christmas Walk took place on December 12.

Around 120 walkers, some with dogs, took part and were split into three separate groups with separate walk leaders.

December 15, 2021
Christmas hamper draw raises money for Nantwich charity

Christmas hamper draw raises money for Nantwich charity

By Jonathan White
Members of Nantwich Town Independent Supporters Association raised more than £100 at a fund-raising charity Christmas hamper draw.

Donations of items for the four hampers were received from supporters and the public with each hamper containing at least 40 products.

December 15, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

Dear Editor,
At their recent meeting, I criticised the Labour run Crewe Town Council for not allowing the people of Crewe to attend the official switch on of the Xmas Lights.

Usually this is a big event, which marks the beginning of the Xmas celebrations, with entertainment and street stalls etc.

December 12, 2021
Wingate Centre and Koala Pups launch charity Christmas jumper

Wingate Centre and Koala Pups launch charity Christmas jumper

These novelty Christmas jumpers are helping raise vital funds for Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury.

The Wingate Special Children’s Trust teamed up with Koala Pups to create two festive jumper designs that celebrate both Christmas and the charity.

December 8, 2021
Christmas Drive-in cinema returns to Crewe in December

Christmas Drive-in cinema returns to Crewe in December

By Courtney Davies
Small Town Big Screen is bringing an inflatable screen to the Crewe Alexandra Stadium for their Christmas drive-in cinema this December.

As part of their north west Christmas tour, which includes towns like Morecambe, Fleetwood, Knutsford and Runcorn, it will be returning to Crewe from Monday December 20 until Wednesday December 22.

November 28, 2021
Cheshire East Council launches “say hi to High Street” campaign

Cheshire East Council launches “say hi to High Street” campaign

Cheshire East Council has launched its winter phase of the “Say ‘hi’ to the High Street” campaign.

It includes advertisements and a social media campaign featuring videos promoting Nantwich and Cheshire East’s other 10 towns in the build-up to Christmas.

November 26, 2021
Nantwich Concert Band Christmas concert December 12

Nantwich Concert Band Christmas concert December 12

Nantwich Concert Band will perform their annual Christmas Concert on December 12.

The performance will be at Nantwich Civic Hall from 7pm.

November 22, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

By Jonathan White
The Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On was enjoyed by thousands of people last night.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, took place in the Town Square with community radio station The Cat 107.9 FM compering from 3pm.

November 20, 2021