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Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

Hope House Hospice Christmas raffle with £10,000 of prizes

The Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospices Christmas raffle has its biggest ever prize with players able to win up to £10,000.

Money raised from sale of raffle tickets is vital to hospices as they face being £1.25 million down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

November 8, 2020
Group produces fund-raising calendar for Crewe’s Queens Park

Group produces fund-raising calendar for Crewe’s Queens Park

By Jonathan White
Members of “Queens Park Crewe – The People’s Park” have produced a 2021 Calendar featuring photographs of Queens Park throughout the seasons.

Photographs were submitted by members of the group, who have shown their photographic talent within the popular Grade II listed public park.

November 3, 2020
Nantwich rotary members celebrate as Africa become polio free

Nantwich rotary members celebrate as Africa become polio free

Rotary club members across Nantwich and Crewe are celebrating after Africa region was declared wild polio-free.

Local rotary clubs have played a role in the major global public health achievement, after years of fundraising and campaigning.

September 7, 2020
Future of Wingate Children’s Centre secured in face of Covid-19 impact

Future of Wingate Children’s Centre secured in face of Covid-19 impact

Staff at the charity Wingate Centre in Wrenbury say the venue’s future is secure, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The closure of facilities and lockdown restrictions hit the charity hard as it was unable to raise vital donations through fundraising events.

August 26, 2020
Nantwich Town hits £20,000 target to help survive pandemic

Nantwich Town hits £20,000 target to help survive pandemic

Generous donations from hundreds of people and local businesses have helped Nantwich Town raise £20,000 to help it survive the COVID pandemic.

Donations include £3,000 from Applewood Independent and another £1,000 from Everything Genetic Ltd.

August 23, 2020
Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Fundraiser launched for Wistaston boy fighting rare cancer for second time

Friends are staging a month-long fundraising campaign in support of a young Wistaston boy who is battling cancer for the second time in his life.

Georgy Capener was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing Sarcoma two years ago.

May 24, 2020
Weston Christmas Lights hands over £32,540 to Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Christmas Lights hands over £32,540 to Donna Louise Hospice

Weston Christmas Lights organiser Graham Witter has handed over a whopping £32,540 cheque to Donna Louise Hospice.

Graham visited the hospice last week to formally hand over a cheque for the record-breaking amount.

March 7, 2020
Rotary Nantwich raises £775 for North West Air Ambulance

Rotary Nantwich raises £775 for North West Air Ambulance

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has raised more than £700 to help keep the North West Air Ambulance flying its life-saving missions.

The donation of £775 will fund an hour and a half of North West Air Ambulance flying time, rescuing critically injured patients who would not survive without the service.

February 4, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

A Crewe & Nantwich fundraising group is appealing for new members to help support the work of Cancer Research UK.

The fundraising group has already raised more than £45,000 in 2018 to help fund its life-saving work.

December 13, 2018
The Revolvers to bring Sounds of the Sixties to Nantwich

The Revolvers to bring Sounds of the Sixties to Nantwich

The Revolvers will be bringing The Sound of the Sixties back to Nantwich with a special fund-raising concert later this month.

Their October 26 show will bring the great music of the 60s back to life and recreate the youthful look and the hits from that favourite era.

October 2, 2018
Christie support group in Nantwich raises £300,000 in 20 years

Christie support group in Nantwich raises £300,000 in 20 years

Members of Nantwich Christie Hospital Support Group have smashed the £300,000 barrier for funds raised for the Manchester specialist cancer centre.

They have achieved it over two decades of fundraising with a wide range of events.

December 4, 2015
Nantwich pupils raise £2,400 for hospice and Macmillan Cancer

Nantwich pupils raise £2,400 for hospice and Macmillan Cancer

Enterprising pupils from a Nantwich primary school have helped raise £2,400 for two life-saving charities.

Each class at St Anne’s Catholic Primary School was given a £5 budget with the aim of raising as much money as possible.

July 30, 2014
Nantwich folk can tackle daring Fire Walk for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich folk can tackle daring Fire Walk for St Luke’s Hospice

Hospice supporters from Nantwich are urged to put a brave foot forward – and take part in a foot-sizzling Fire Walk. St Luke’s Hospice (Cheshire) are organising the daring event which could help raise thousands of pounds.

March 6, 2014