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Times Echo and Life / fundraising

June 24, 2022

Community pulls together to help railway

Members of a Moorlands community have been pulling together to support a railway which fell victim to vandals recently. Last week we reported that a fundraising campaign had been started to help towards the £25,000 cost of damage caused atFoxfield Railway earlier this month.

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February 17, 2022

Best feet forward for the Moorlands

The Moorland towns of Leek, Cheadle and Biddulph are to be celebrated with a special fund-raising walk to raise money for the area. The inaugural ‘3 Town Trail’ Challenge has been launched by the community fund, We Love The Moorlands’ which raises money for voluntary groups across the area.

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January 13, 2022

Fundraising launched for community project

A community group that wishes to transform a historical high street building in Cheadle is asking for donations to help it in its next phase of potential progress. Friends of the Royal Oak recently outlined its vision to revamp its Grade II Listed namesake.

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November 12, 2021

Fundraising galore at village school

Pupils at a village school are going all out to raise funds for a number of charities. Homebaking, loom band sales, and housework are just some of the fundraising activities which are being carried out by pupils at St Thomas’ Primary School in Tean.

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October 21, 2021

They’ve helped you, now first responders need your help

A first responders service is asking for donations and places to set up fundraising opportunities so it can help raise vital funds to keep it operational. Fulford and District Community First Responders have asked community members to notify them of any events and locations where it can raise cash for the maintenance of equipment, transport and uniform.

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September 9, 2021

Brewing up for charity

A Moorlands couple have been brewing up to raise cash for charity. Barry and Barb Callear hosted a fundraising event at their home in Cheadle.

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July 29, 2021

Cash boost for hospital thanks to grateful family

A grateful family from Hollington have presented a cheque for £12,000 to the dedicated children’s ward at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital following a six-month fundraising campaign. Janine Bloor, mother of 14-year-old Eleanor, decided to fundraise for Alice Ward as a thank you for the care the team on the ward provided to her daughter following a T12 spinal cord injury – meaning her vertebra was crushed due to extreme compression – back in 2018.

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April 16, 2021

Eva smashes fundraising target

A young Moorlands girl has completed an energetic challenge for charity. Seven-year-old Eva Maguire, from Cheadle, had decided to carry out a 20 minute workout everyday during Lent - all in aid of the Donna Louise Hospice.

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February 18, 2021

Raising funds in memory of uncle

A Moorlands woman, who lost her uncle to Covid-19, has taken on an energetic challenge to raise funds for devices so that patients in hospital can keep in touch with their families. Emma Morris, who lives in Cheadle, lost her uncle Greg Hand to Covid-19 in January. She has set herself a challenge to run a total of 28 miles this month, all in a bid to raise funds, in her uncle’s memory, to purchase iPads for the Covid Ward at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

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August 29, 2019

Sponsored charity walk raises over £1,000

A FUNDRAISING walk for old cats and dogs that are looked after by an animal welfare charity has raised over £1,000 after participants trekked 18 miles to gather funds that will be used to support the domestic pets. The 'Pennies for Paws' walk, organised by Cheadle Animal Welfare Society, took place on Saturday, August 17, starting from the Stepping Stones in Dovedale and finished up in Brand End, the source of the River Dove, with a short 'pit-stop' at Hollinsclough Village Hall for tea and cake. A total of 15 walkers ranging from 12 to 77 years-old took on the challenge and raised approximately £1,140 for several ageing cats and dogs who are currently under the group's care.

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May 9, 2019

Fundraising to help Ethan walk

A MUM and daughter business duo are fundraising to help a family member to walk. Debbie Evans and her daughter Kerrianne, who run Wool 'n' Stuff in Cheadle's High Street, are pulling out all the stops to fundraise for Debbie's other daughter's son Ethan who was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at an early age. Eight-year-old Ethan Beardow, who lives in Manchester, is aged eight and is currently wheelchair bound due to his condition.

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May 3, 2019

Number one bid for fundraising students

A SCHOOL choir is aiming to reach number one in the UK charts with a song they are releasing in memory of a former teacher. Television presenter, panto star, and singer Jonathan Wilkes visited Cheadle Academy yesterday to help the school's Sixth Form choir prepare for their recording of their single 'My Oh My' at Staffordshire University today. The choir began singing together in supermarkets during the festive period of 2017, following the sad death of their teacher Craig Beverley who passed away in October 2016.

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