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New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

New Nantwich food festival will support charities in need

Organisers of a new Nantwich food and drink event say they will support to two much-needed Cheshire charities as plans for their summer crowd-puller gather pace.

The new Dorfold Food and Drink Festival is taking place July 23-24 in the grounds of Dorfold Park.

May 7, 2022
Nantwich Foodbank manager warning as food and energy costs rise

Nantwich Foodbank manager warning as food and energy costs rise

The manager of Nantwich Foodbank has issued a warning that rising food and energy costs is pushing more local families into poverty.

Damien Gear said they were anticipating a return to the huge numbers who needed the Foodbank during the first year of the pandemic in 2020.

April 22, 2022
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
Nantwich Food Festival Drop-off and Go event is huge success

Nantwich Food Festival Drop-off and Go event is huge success

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers braved the bitterly cold weather to run another successful “Drop-off and Go” collection in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

Donations came in from throughout Nantwich and as far afield as Wrenbury and Sandbach.

December 7, 2021
Queen tribute band QE2 to play at Studio Nantwich

Queen tribute band QE2 to play at Studio Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Queen tribute band ‘QE2’ will perform a fund-raising concert at Studio Nantwich next week.

The gig is on Friday November 26, doors open 8.30pm, and funds raised through donations will go towards Nantwich Foodbank.

November 19, 2021
Nantwich Food Festival call on Christmas help for Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival call on Christmas help for Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers are urging residents to help Nantwich Foodbank support their clients this Christmas.

Latest figures estimate one in five of the general population live below the poverty line.

November 11, 2021
Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

Electro 80s return to Nantwich for charity concert

By Jonathan White
The UK’s premier 1980s Electronic tribute band  Electro 80s will perform a fund-raising concert at ‘Studio Nantwich’ club in Nantwich on October 1 in aid of charity.

The concert, with doors open 8.30pm, is free to enter with cash donations on the door in aid of Nantwich foodbank.

September 13, 2021
Officer hit by Covid pedals from Nantwich to London for charity

Officer hit by Covid pedals from Nantwich to London for charity

A police officer from Nantwich has cycled from his home town to London in aid of charity – despite suffering long Covid!

Chris Buckley, an officer with the Regional Commercial Vehicle Unit at Cheshire Constabulary, pedalled to the capital to raise vital funds for Nantwich Foodbank.

July 13, 2021
Nantwich Cycling Group riders head to London in aid of Foodbank

Nantwich Cycling Group riders head to London in aid of Foodbank

Twelve members of Nantwich Cycling Group are to tackle a gruelling 220-mile ride to London in one day in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

They want to raise more than £2,000 for the Foodbank’s “Fresh Food Project”.

June 26, 2021
The Team - drop off and go Foodbank collection

Sixth Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” collection to be held

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers have organised an early summer “Drop-off and Go” collection event in aid of the Foodbank.

The event, this Saturday June 19 at Brine Leas School, follows the resounding success of the previous five collections.

June 14, 2021
Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” event hailed huge success

Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” event hailed huge success

Organisers of the fifth “drop and go” in aid of Nantwich Foodbank have hailed the event a massive success after almost two tonnes of food was donated.

The sun shone for the 10 Food Festival volunteers who ran the collection at Brine Leas School in aid of the town’s Foodbank clients.

March 29, 2021
Nantwich youngsters collect essential items for Foodbank

Nantwich youngsters collect essential items for Foodbank

A non-uniform day organised by pupils at a Nantwich school left staff overwhelmed with Foodbank donations!

Year 6 “Mini Vinnies” St Anne’s Catholic Primary School hosted the event to receive donations.

March 27, 2021
Nantwich Food Festival to stage Foodbank “drop off” spring event

Nantwich Food Festival to stage Foodbank “drop off” spring event

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers are to stage a spring “Drop-off and Go” collection event in aid of Nantwich Foodbank at Brine Leas School.

Residents can drop off donations at Brine Leas car park on Saturday March 27 between 10am-1pm.

March 21, 2021