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Dementia volunteers in Nantwich unveil “chatty benches”

Dementia volunteers in Nantwich unveil “chatty benches”

By Olivia Molloy
Volunteers from Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich will be available to talk on their “chatty benches” this week.

They will be at the benches on the town square between 11am-2pm throughout Dementia Awareness Week between May 13-17.

May 12, 2024
Nantwich Food Festival invites new volunteers to event

Nantwich Food Festival invites new volunteers to event

Nantwich Food Festival organiser are to stage a “welcome” event for new volunteers helping out at the 2024 show.

The festival can only go ahead thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who devote their time each year.

April 30, 2024
Nantwich Food Festival set to wow crowds for 2024

Nantwich Food Festival set to wow crowds for 2024

The countdown to Nantwich Food Festival 2024 is underway with the three-day event now confirmed for Friday August 30, Saturday 31st and Sunday 1st September.

Festival exhibitor manager Julian Thompson revealed three quarters of available exhibitor spaces have already been booked.

March 20, 2024
Nantwich charity railway appeals for money for track extension

Nantwich charity railway appeals for money for track extension

By Jonathan White
Volunteers who run free steam train rides for children in Nantwich are appealing for help to expand their track.

The rides take place at Nantwich Methodist Church Railway on Hospital Street every Saturday morning.

February 8, 2024
Aerial photo Brookfield park Nantwich

Wildflower planting at Brookfield Park, Nantwich

An appeal has gone out for volunteers to take part in wildflower plug planting session at Brookfield Park in Nantwich this Saturday.

Sustainable Nantwich are organising the event and want volunteers to help plant hundreds of wildflower plants which have been grown by Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

January 17, 2024
Nantwich Running Club launches 2024 “Couch to 5K” scheme

Nantwich Running Club launches 2024 “Couch to 5K” scheme

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Running Club have launched their 2024 Couch To 5K programme.

Up to 45 people and over 25 club volunteers took part in the first session on Saturday (Jan 13).

January 16, 2024
Nantwich in Bloom pick up 13th consecutive Gold Award

Nantwich in Bloom pick up 13th consecutive Gold Award

Members of Nantwich in Bloom were presented with their 13th consecutive Gold Award from North West in Bloom at the town council last night (December 14).

The team, led by Sue Sherwood, were presented with a certificate by Mayor Cllr Stephanie Wedgwood at the Civic Hall.

December 15, 2023
Restoration of Guy Harvey Club in Nantwich marks milestone

Restoration of Guy Harvey Club in Nantwich marks milestone

The restoration of the Guy Harvey Youth Centre in Nantwich has reached a major milestone.

The facility, which is used several times a week by local community groups, needed a full refurbishment and refresh.

December 5, 2023
Appeal for volunteers for Battle of Nantwich event

Appeal for volunteers for Battle of Nantwich event

Organisers of the Battle of Nantwich Holly Holy Day event are calling for volunteers to come forward and help.

The event, held every January, is arguably one of the biggest single-day events held by the town.

November 20, 2023
Hundreds enjoy Wistaston fireworks display amid future events warning

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston fireworks display amid future events warning

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of people enjoyed the Wistaston Community Council Fireworks Display, amid warnings future events could be in doubt due to a lack of volunteers.

The event last night (November 4) took place at the Eric Swan Sports Ground/Brittles Pavilion off Church Lane in Wistaston.

November 5, 2023
Wistaston Fireworks - promotional photo

Wistaston Fireworks Display to take place despite lack of volunteers

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston Community Council ‘Fireworks Display’ will take place on Saturday November 4 – but without the traditional parade due to a lack of volunteers.

The event normally includes a Torchlight, Fancy Dress & Pumpkin Parade through the village.

October 28, 2023
St Luke’s Hospice fears shop closures due to volunteer shortage

St Luke’s Hospice fears shop closures due to volunteer shortage

A lack of volunteers is forcing St Luke’s Hospice to close some of its shops on busy days.

And there are fears that there will be more closures among its nine stores in the future.

September 17, 2023
Nantwich Food Festival on lookout for 2024 volunteers

Nantwich Food Festival on lookout for 2024 volunteers

Organisers of the successful Nantwich Food Festival are already busy looking for new volunteers for the 2024 event.

Volunteer co-ordinator Ana Martins was keen to thank her team of volunteers who worked during the 2023 festival.

September 12, 2023