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Bloodwise charity benefits from new Nantwich business donation

Bloodwise charity benefits from new Nantwich business donation

By Jonathan White
A Nantwich businesswoman has donated £385 to leukaemia charity Bloodwise.

Liz Parkin from Bluebell Beauty has presented the cheque to Liz and Mike Boffey, South Cheshire representatives of Bloodwise.

December 11, 2018
Hockeython at Vagrants in Willaston raises £1,000 for Bloodwise

Hockeython at Vagrants in Willaston raises £1,000 for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A Hockeython which took place at The Vagrants in Willaston has helped to raise more than £1,000 for Bloodwise charity.

Bloodwise was chosen in recognition of Ladies 1st team player Steph Thompson, who was recently diagnosed with Leukaemia.

August 4, 2018
Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

A Willaston man is midway through his gruelling charity attempt to complete 10 Marathons in 10 Days!

Paul Dean, 37, is attempting the 262-mile challenge coast to coast in aid of Bloodwise blood cancer charity, in memory of his dad and two friends who died of leukaemia.

May 30, 2018
Wybunbury youngsters run fundraising scheme in memory of Lewis Crossley

Wybunbury youngsters run fundraising scheme in memory of Lewis Crossley

Big-hearted pupils at Wybunbury Delves are running a fund-raising project in memory of their friend Lewis Crossley, who died of leukaemia last year.

Youngsters in Year 3 came up with the idea to honour Lewis, who bravely battled the disease before his tragic death.

April 2, 2018
Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Brave South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has lost his battle with a rare leukaemia disease.

The seven-year-old Stoke City fan, from Hough near Shavington, passed away at the weekend, just three months after he led his favourite team out against Arsenal

November 6, 2017
South Cheshire teen’s charity match raises funds for Bloodwise

South Cheshire teen’s charity match raises funds for Bloodwise

A charity football match organised by a teenager in memory of his uncle, raised £470 for Bloodwise charity.

The event featured an 11-a-side match between Aidan FC and Leukaemia FC at Cumberland sports ground in Crewe.

September 9, 2015
Tennisathon in Wistaston raises £100 for health charities

Tennisathon in Wistaston raises £100 for health charities

A 12-hour fund-raising ‘Tennisathon’ took place at Wistaston Tennis Club on Church Lane, Wistaston.

Several members of Wistaston Tennis Club took part and 24 sets (201 games) were played during the event.

August 20, 2015
Charity football game will raise leukaemia research funds

Charity football game will raise leukaemia research funds

A charity football match to raise money for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is taking place this week.

The game, this Saturday August 8, will be held at the Cumberland Sports Ground (all-weather pitch) in Crewe.

August 3, 2015
Nantwich Saturday Night Dancers raise £1,000 for leukaemia research

Nantwich Saturday Night Dancers raise £1,000 for leukaemia research

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Saturday Night Sequence Dancers have raised another £1,000 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

The dance group raises money for two charities each year.

December 9, 2014
Boffey sisters finish “30k for 30 years” in honour of brother Will

Boffey sisters finish “30k for 30 years” in honour of brother Will

By Jonathan White
Nantwich sisters Emma and Tricia Boffey have completed a “30k for 30 years” run in honour of their tragic brother.

Will Boffey died in 2007 from acute myeloid leukaemia. His sisters completed a 30k run on the date that would have been his 30th birthday.

July 28, 2014
Nantwich sisters tackle “30km for 30 years” in memory of tragic brother

Nantwich sisters tackle “30km for 30 years” in memory of tragic brother

Two Nantwich sisters are stepping out on a 30km run – in honour of their brother who died of blood cancer. Emma and Tricia Boffey are staging their “30k for 30 years” on the day brother Will would have celebrated his 30th birthday.

June 24, 2014
Cyclist tackles “60 at 60” challenge for Leukaemia research

Cyclist tackles “60 at 60” challenge for Leukaemia research

By Jonathan White A hardy cyclist is taking on “60 at 60” fund-raising challenge – to mark his 60th birthday. Ben Reinhardt will tackle a gruelling challenge on his actual birthday, this Sunday July 21.

July 17, 2013
Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

A former Brine Leas student from Nantwich is gearing up to take part in a 500-mile cycle ride for charity. Lee Comerford is set to clock up the miles on a cycling challenge from Lands End in Cornwall to Windermere in the Lake District.

September 6, 2012