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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
Citizens Advice Cheshire East hails volunteers

Citizens Advice Cheshire East hails volunteers

Citizens Advice Cheshire East has hailed its army of volunteers who have helped keep the service operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The team rallied to ensure many people could be helped over the phone or via webchat as many individuals faced financial, housing and employment worries.

June 10, 2020
Soap script writer volunteers as Leighton Hospital cleaner during coronavirus

Soap script writer volunteers as Leighton Hospital cleaner during coronavirus

A script writer for Coronation Street decided to mark Volunteers’ Week – by working as a cleaner at Leighton Hospital.

Mark Bickerton swapped the famous cobbles for the hospital corridors to lend his support to frontline NHS staff battling against the coronavirus pandemic.

June 5, 2020
Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Audlem volunteers praised for helping retirement home residents

Two volunteers have been hailed heroes by residents at the Lyme Wood Grange Retirement Living development in Audlem.

For Molly Hodges and Ralph Warburton have been supplying with their groceries, fresh fruit and
vegetables and their medicines throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.

May 12, 2020
Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Local volunteers are making and sourcing scrubs for NHS staff in South Cheshire helping COVID-19 patients.

The group, coordinated by volunteers including Emma Dalzell, has set up a Facebook group with many helpers from Nantwich, Crewe and Middlewich who are sewing and making new scrubs.

April 10, 2020
RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers in South Cheshire have reassured animal lovers that it is continuing to rescue and rehome animals despite the coronavirus outbreak.

March 26, 2020
Dementia Friendly Nantwich seeks more volunteers for Action Week

Dementia Friendly Nantwich seeks more volunteers for Action Week

Organisers of a scheme to turn Nantwich blue for Dementia Action Week are seeking more volunteers to help.

The Creating Dementia Friendly Nantwich group are hoping to run the initiative during the Action Week on May 7-11.

March 14, 2020
Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner appeals for dog-loving volunteers

Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner appeals for dog-loving volunteers

Cheshire Police’s Crime Commissioner is on the lookout for dog-loving volunteers to help ensure police pooches are being treated correctly.

Volunteers will make unannounced visits to kennels to observe, comment and report on conditions Cheshire Constabulary’s dogs are housed.

February 14, 2020
Food Festival volunteers hailed at Nantwich Bookshop event

Food Festival volunteers hailed at Nantwich Bookshop event

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers were hailed at a celebration event at Nantwich Bookshop as planning for the 2020 event gathers pace.

Festival organisers laid on food and drinks at the bookshop on High Street as a thank you to all those who helped at the 2019 festival.

January 23, 2020
Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town staged a Festival of Football to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross.

The event was supported by Nantwich Civic Hall and attended by Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Arthur Moran.

January 9, 2020