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Nantwich man defies diabetes to complete marathon for charity

Nantwich man defies diabetes to complete marathon for charity

A Nantwich man has defied the odds to complete his first marathon.

Jack Maclennan, 22, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes six years ago which mum Lisa said badly impacted his health.

November 28, 2023
Nantwich accountant’s cycling marathon for children’s toy appeal

Nantwich accountant’s cycling marathon for children’s toy appeal

A Nantwich accountant is totting up the proceeds after completing a gruelling cycling marathon to raise money for a children’s toy appeal.

Peter O’malley, a director at Afford Bond, was part of a team who completed the Giro D’Italia conquering a gruelling 2,300 miles across Italy with steep climbs, adverse weather and sickness along the way.

June 23, 2023
FEATURE: Goals that you can achieve this year

FEATURE: Goals that you can achieve this year

Setting goals is a really important thing to do. When you set a clear goal, it gives you a real push to work hard towards that.

Of course, there are going to be plenty of brief ideas you have in your mind of goals that you want to achieve.

May 15, 2023
Nantwich Running Club members complete Rome Marathon

Nantwich Running Club members complete Rome Marathon

By Jonathan White
Five female members of Nantwich Running Club have completed the Rome Marathon.

The race on Saturday started in front of the Colosseum, the main symbol of the city.

March 21, 2023
Talented Nantwich marathon runner joins Team GB

Talented Nantwich marathon runner joins Team GB

By Jonathan White
A talented athlete from Nantwich has been selected to represent Team GB at Duathlon championships in the next 12 months.

Katie Latham recently finished the Manchester Marathon with a personal best time of 3 hours 10 minutes, placing her in the top 30 for her F35 age group.

May 11, 2022
Vintage tractor plough raises over £12,000 for prostate cancer charity

Vintage tractor plough raises over £12,000 for prostate cancer charity

By Jonathan White
A fundraising marathon vintage tractor ploughathon took place at Aston, near Wrenbury, has helped raise a huge £12,000 for charity.

The “3 Men and a Furrow” 24-hour vintage tractor ploughathon involved three friends – Ian Bulkeley, Fred Mottram and Gary Walker.

May 1, 2022
Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

Marathon effort raises £2000 for Wistaston boy battling cancer

A fund to support a Wistaston boy suffering from a rare form of bone cancer has been given a £2,000 boost thanks to a novice Nantwich runner!

Ed Potts began training for the London Marathon earlier this year and when the event was cancelled due to Covid he ran around South Cheshire instead to raise money for Georgy Capener.

December 1, 2020
Nantwich charity founder, 82, follows in Captain Tom’s footsteps!

Nantwich charity founder, 82, follows in Captain Tom’s footsteps!

An 82-year-old Nantwich man who founded an international charity, is following in Captain Tom Moore’s footsteps by raising vital funds with a marathon walk in his garden!

David Maidment is the founder of the Railway Children, an international children’s charity based in Sandbach.

April 28, 2020
Nantwich woman to tackle marathon after life-changing spinal surgery

Nantwich woman to tackle marathon after life-changing spinal surgery

A Nantwich woman is to tackle a marathon and a gruelling 10-day trek to Machu Picchu – despite undergoing life-changing spinal surgery.

March 4, 2020
Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

A director at Leighton Hospital ran a marathon to raise money for a baby bereavement suite appeal.

Julie Tunney, director of nursing at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, completed the Mallorca marathon to raise money for the “Lost Little Ones” appeal.

October 15, 2019
Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘South Cheshire 20’ road race helped competitors prepare for the autumn and winter season.

The 20 mile race was held yesterday (September 1) with the start and finish at Shavington Sports Centre.

September 2, 2019
Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Grieving Nantwich man to tackle three marathons in aid CRY charity

Nantwich man Simon Richardson has suffered more bereavement in the last three years than most do in a lifetime.

But now he’s fighting back by tackling three Marathons to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

March 4, 2019
Musical “No Miracles Here” set for Crewe Lyceum performance

Musical “No Miracles Here” set for Crewe Lyceum performance

A dance marathon in a northern town forms the backdrop for a foot-stomping and thought-provoking new musical that comes to Crewe Lyceum as part of a UK tour.

No Miracles Here is on a 15-date national tour in spring 2019, and arrives at Crewe Lyceum Studio on Saturday March 23.

March 1, 2019