Charities and Support Groups

Cancer Research
Cancer Research Campaign: Holmes Chapel Local Committee 

The object is to raise funds and collect donations for Cancer Research UK. 

If anyone has any donations or feels that they could help to organise a fund raising event for us, please contact either

Contacts: Shirley Rogers   01477 571468  shirlian@tiscali.co.uk

                        Kim Jones          01477 535115   kbjones@btconnect.com

Guide Dogs
St Luke's Hospice
Guide Dogs: Holmes Chapel and Congleton Fundraising Group 

We are a group of volunteers who are focussed on raising funds for Guide Dogs. We aim to run something fundraising most months, including collections, bag packs, coffee mornings and afternoon teas, stalls at events and are very happy to try other ideas.

 

We usually include children’s activities at our events and specialise in excellent home-baked cakes!   New volunteers are welcome, whether they wish to help occasionally or more often

Contact:

  Kathy Cline Hughes, Group Coordinator 07817 009998  kathy.clinehughes@gmail.com

St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice: Holmes Chapel Support Group 

We organise events from Coffee mornings and Street Collections to Jazz/Country/Blues evenings throughout the year to raise funds for the Hospice.  The Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at members’ homes to plan activities, and we have a network of ‘friends’ who assist at events.

Contacts:

 Dennis Eborall, Chairman               01477 532407    dmeborall@hotmail.com

  Roz Sunderland Secretary             01477 535323      rozsunderland@outlook.com

Christian Communicare: Holmes Chapel & Area

We are a Voluntary Caring Group working in co-operation with the Health Centre to provide, for those in need in our local community, a transport service for medical reasons, a befriending / visiting service and a weekly service for visiting the village for a social coffee morning. 

We are always in need of new drivers for the car service.

Contacts:  Anita & Dennis Eborall, Secretaries  01477 532407   dmeborall@hotmail.com

    Joan Hartley, Chair                             01477 532479

Dementia Reablement Service

If you or someone close to you has been given a recent diagnosis of dementia we understand that you may not want to talk to us straight away.  You may be feeling a range of emotions and unsure where to turn to for help.  The Dementia Reablement Service is here to support you, and those around you, to take positive steps towards your future.

The service is free and provides lots of information and practical advice to enable you to:

·        Continue to enjoy a good quality of life with your family and friends

·        Feel confident to remain independent and safe within your own home

·       Experience new and exciting things within your community

Contact the North team (covering Holmes Chapel) 01625 378287 

                         dementiareablementnorth@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion is an ex-military charity that looks after the welfare needs of the serving and ex- service community. The Branch meets quarterly.  We also organise the Remembrance Day Parade for Holmes Chapel.

Contacts: M. Coates, Chairman    01477 534263       m.coates547@btinternet.com

                G. Coates, Secretary                                                  glenda.coates@btinternet.com

Support for Carers - Cheshire & Warrington Carer's Trust 

We are a local charity who provide information, advice and support for anyone caring for a family member or friend due to illness, disability or age.  All are welcome to join our group; often talking to other carers, sharing experiences and advice can be really helpful.  Our activities include safety talks, flower arranging, food demos and food tasting.  We meet on the third Tuesday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm in St Luke’s Church Hall.

Contact:  01270 257331 or freephone helpline 0800 085 0307

                             advice@cheshirecarerscentre.org.uk

Christian Communicare
Dementia Reablement Service
Royal British Legion
Carer's Trust