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Dementia Action Week to turn Nantwich “blue”

Dementia Action Week to turn Nantwich “blue”

Nantwich could be turned blue next year by supporters of Dementia Action Week.

The week, in May 2020, aims to raise awareness and sets out to have fun helping the town become more dementia friendly.

August 15, 2019
Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

Dementia pilot study at Belong Crewe hailed big success

A pioneering pilot study exploring the impact of creative workshops on those living with dementia at Belong Crewe care village has been hailed a huge success.

August 12, 2019
Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich events in August

Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich events in August

The Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich group are to stage two events in August in the town.

Firstly, on August 8 there will be a dementia friendly afternoon tea event held at Richmond Village Nantwich.

July 23, 2019
World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

London artist and filmmaker Suki Chan has completed a month-long residency at a South Cheshire dementia care village to help put together her latest art project.

Suki, whose work has been showcased worldwide from China to USA, spent the last month at Belong Crewe.

June 28, 2019
Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Marks and Spencer Nantwich raises £1,300 for dementia appeal

Staff at Marks and Spencer Simply Food in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £1,300 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals dementia appeal.

The team at the Beam Street store chose to support the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody” as their charity of the year for 2018/2019.

May 11, 2019
Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich to stage Action Day

Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich to stage Action Day

A campaign to tackle stigma and lack of understanding around dementia has been backed by Nantwich businesses and volunteers.

People from care providers, police, churches, Cheshire East Cheshire, Age UK, carers and local patient representatives have formed “Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich”.

April 25, 2019
Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Orchestra helps raise more than £1,000 for South Cheshire dementia appeal

Two concerts by Shires Symphonic Wind Orchestra have raised more than £1,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Everybody Knows Somebody dementia appeal.

The concerts were held in the Leighton Hospital Treatment Centre and a week later at St Andrew’s Church in Crewe.

April 7, 2019
Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Fashion and Fizz night raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity staff raised £2,000 from a‘Fashion and Fizz’ evening in Nantwich.

The event, at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium, saw 70 guests enjoy a full fashion show while sampling sparkling wines to raise funds for the charity’s “Everybody Knows Somebody’” dementia appeal.

March 30, 2019
Cheshire car maker Bentley create memory box for dementia sufferers

Cheshire car maker Bentley create memory box for dementia sufferers

Leading luxury car manufacturer Bentley have created a bespoke memory box for people living with dementia in Cheshire.

Specialists from the Crewe factory lined the box with leather and gold embroidery with their world-renowned precision.

March 27, 2019
Nantwich care firm Belong to launch arts for dementia project

Nantwich care firm Belong to launch arts for dementia project

Nantwich-based care village operator Belong has joined a project to see how arts can improve the lives of dementia sufferers.

Belong has teamed up with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in the unique three-year research project.

January 22, 2019
Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Big-hearted Nantwich methodist Richard Fox swapped his birthday gifts for donations – and raised £660 for the dementia appeal.

Richard, a member of Nantwich Broad Lane Methodist Chapel, decided to ask his friends and family to donate to the “Everybody Knows Somebody – dementia appeal” instead of buying him birthday presents.

December 12, 2018
Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

By Jonathan White
Hit Electronica tribute band Electro 80s has helped raise hundreds of pounds for a dementia appeal at a Nantwich concert.

The group performed at the Studio Nantwich, recreating songs by artists including Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Kraftwerk, OMD, Spandau Ballet, Tears for Fear, The Human League and Visage.

October 19, 2018
Family’s fundraising Sandstone Trail in memory of Nantwich lecturer

Family’s fundraising Sandstone Trail in memory of Nantwich lecturer

Three generations of the same family tackled the 34-mile Sandstone Trail in memory of a Nantwich lecturer who died from dementia aged just 69.

Simon Goodwin’s family were joined by friends and dogs on the two-day walk in August to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

September 2, 2018