25 Nov 19

Winsford family business celebrates milestone with St Luke’s

A family business in Winsford is celebrating its 150th anniversary by supporting St Luke’s Hospice. John Bownes Ltd has donated £2,520 to the Hospice which was raised as part of an auction to celebrate its amazing milestone. The business has been selling tractors and farm machinery in Winsford since the 1950s but the family started…

17 Oct 19

Holmes Chapel residents show amazing support for St Luke’s

Generous residents in Holmes Chapel have raised just under £6,000 for St Luke’s over the last few months. The Holmes Chapel Support Group – which has been dedicated to raising funds for the Hospice for more than 30 years – has enjoyed a bumper summer of fundraising. Events have included a street collection in the…

20 Aug 19

Winsford family holds lemonade sale for St Luke’s

A lemonade stand set up by three of St Luke’s youngest supporters raised £235 for the Hospice in just four hours. Siblings Issabel (8), Natasha (7) and Lewis (3) Fox from Winsford decided to hold a lemonade and cake stand for St Luke’s in their front garden on Station Road. Mum Leah Gresty said: “Issabel…

19 Aug 19

Nurses go the extra mile for St Luke’s

Two nurses at St Luke’s are swapping their uniforms for running gear as they prepare to take part in the Manchester Half Marathon to raise money for the Hospice. Amy Underhill and Dawn McManus both work nights on the Inpatient Unit at St Luke’s and are hoping to raise enough sponsorship money to fund two…

29 Jul 19

Students raise money in memory of much-loved teacher

Students at the Winsford Academy have raised nearly £6,000 for St Luke’s Hospice in memory of a much-loved member of staff. More than 700 pupils from years 7 to 10 took part in a three mile sponsored walk in the rain and wind on Friday 19th July in memory of Viv Howard, who taught in…

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