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Nantwich Food Festival to stage Volunteers evening on April 5

Nantwich Food Festival to stage Volunteers evening on April 5

Nantwich Food Festival is holding the first of its Volunteer evenings on April 5.

Organisers are appealing for new volunteers to attend and hear more about helping at this year’s event in September.

April 2, 2022
St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice staff and volunteers have raised a tree-mendous £40,000 from their Christmas Tree Collection scheme.

More than 60 volunteers teamed up between January 13-16 to collect 2,824 individual Christmas trees from people’s homes in return for donations for the Hospice.

February 4, 2022
Canal & River Trust appeals for Cheshire volunteers

Canal & River Trust appeals for Cheshire volunteers

Canal & River Trust is on the hunt for more volunteers to help on its network of Cheshire waterways.

The charity is appealing for people to take up roles from traditional lock-keepers to wellbeing rangers on historic waterways across the county.

February 3, 2022
Pandemic volunteers celebrated at Wybunbury village event

Pandemic volunteers celebrated at Wybunbury village event

Nearly 40 volunteers were celebrated at an event in Wybunbury as they were toasted for their efforts during the Covid pandemic.

The volunteers met up over drinks and hot buffet supper to share their experiences of supporting vulnerable residents across local communities.

November 15, 2021
Nantwich Buddies help Cheshire East with Afghan refugee donations

Nantwich Buddies help Cheshire East with Afghan refugee donations

Big-hearted volunteers have come forward to help Nantwich Buddies deal with a flood of donations for incoming Afghan refugees.

Nantwich Buddies offered to assist Cheshire East Council with sorting public donations for those families being rehomed in the borough.

August 26, 2021
Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Appeal for Nantwich volunteers ahead of Britain in Bloom judging

Nantwich in Bloom organisers are calling on volunteers to help brighten up the town ahead of Britain in Bloom judging on July 30.

Each year, the town enters the annual awards for the best kept villages, towns and cities in the UK, and Nantwich has won numerous awards in the past.

July 23, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Thanks to British Heart Foundation volunteers

READER’S LETTER: Thanks to British Heart Foundation volunteers

Dear Editor,
The UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) wants to say thank you to all its fantastic shop volunteers, ahead of Thank You Day (4th July 2021).

Our shop volunteers play a vital role in raising funds for life saving research – without their passion and drive we wouldn’t have been able to fund scientific breakthroughs for 60 years.

July 1, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Macmillan Cancer Support thanks volunteers

READER’S LETTER: Macmillan Cancer Support thanks volunteers

Dear Editor,

It’s Volunteers Week between June 1st and 7th and Macmillan Cancer Support would like to say an enormous thank you to all our incredible volunteers across the North West.

June 3, 2021
Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Thousands of volunteers across Cheshire East have been hailed as heroes by council chiefs during “Volunteers’ Week”.

Volunteer groups like Nantwich Buddies have played a key role in the pandemic response across the borough supporting more than 4,200 individuals

June 2, 2021
How Samaritans of South Cheshire is helping community during Covid times

How Samaritans of South Cheshire is helping community during Covid times

Volunteers for the Samaritans of South Cheshire have been playing a vital support role for people struggling in an unprecedented year.

The pandemic has left many with feelings of despair and more than ever before have been turning to this essential service for help.

November 9, 2020
Nantwich Food Festival team aims to boost Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival team aims to boost Foodbank

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers are urging residents to support Nantwich Foodbank this Christmas to ensure no one goes hungry in the community.

A Christmas donation “drop-off” is being organised for November 28 at Brine Leas School.

October 30, 2020
Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

Nantwich volunteer helps Christies patients during pandemic

A Nantwich volunteer has been among vital charity staff who have stepped in to help Christie patients during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Staff at the charity wanted to help cancer patients directly and so were allocated to a variety of different roles across the hospital.

June 24, 2020
Nantwich Foodbank volunteers announce next collection day

Nantwich Foodbank volunteers announce next collection day

Nantwich Foodbank volunteers are arranging another vital collection at Brine Leas School.

Previous collections at the school on Audlem Road – organised with social distancing – have helped collect more than a ton of food.

June 17, 2020