We were all very saddened to hear the news this morning of the passing of Sir Ken Dodd, comedy legend and our long-standing Vice President, yesterday. He brought us all much joy and our thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP Sir Ken; thank you for everything.



The Sanofi Holmes Chapel team support the Wingate Centre with their Christmas Calendar

A huge thank you to the team at Sanofi in Holmes Chapel who selected the Wingate Centre to be their nominated charity to receive the proceeds of the sale of their Christmas calendars last year. We were blown away by the donation and by the talents of the team’s children whose artworks featured on the calendar. Well done to all the children involved and thank you for supporting our very special visitors with your very kind donation.



Dagfields Crafts & Antiques Centre raise vital funds for the Wingate Centre

We were delighted to be selected as Dagfields Crafts & Antiques Centre nominated charity during their Santa’s Grotto collection last year. Thanks to everyone who visited Santa at the Dagfields Grotto too and made a donation.Together you raised a massive £500!




Sale Sharks Community Trust and the Wingate Centre launch new partnership

Thanks so much to Vicky and the team at Sharks Community Trust for inviting us along to watch Sale Sharks play Northampton in the Anglo Welsh Cup on Saturday 27th January. We were delighted at the opportunity to celebrate our new partnership by way of a pre-match bucket collection! Thanks so much to all the fans donated and all the volunteers and supporters who came along to help us with the collection. The Wingate Centre team are really looking forwards to working with Sale Sharks Community Trust over the coming weeks and months. Watch this space for the latest information about our forthcoming new inclusive sport offering!

Nantwich Rotary’s Christmas Sleigh Collection

Thanks to Tony and everyone at the Rotary Club Of Nantwich for supporting The Wingate Centre through their Nantwich Rotary Christmas Sleigh collection in December.  It was yet another fantasically successful year for them and we simply can’t thank them enough. Thanks also to everyone who made a donation, we really do appreciate it.



Jacqueline Wilson Independent Funeral Services choose the Wingate Centre as their Christmas Charity

We are so grateful to Jackie and the team at Jacqueline Wilson Independent Funeral Services for choosing The Wingate Centre as their Christmas Charity 2017. Not only have they raised much needed funds but they have kindly organised an amazing collection of stationery items such as felt pens, pencils, colouring books and all sorts of crafts items that our holiday makers will be sure to put to good use. Thanks to everyone involved.






Customers of Co Op Food stores across Crewe & Nantwich support the Wingate Centre

A huge thank you to all the customers at Co-op Food stores across the Crewe and Nantwich region and the in-store colleagues who continue to champion our brilliant cause. It was our pleasure to visit the Readesdale Avenue store today to receive a brilliant donation and thanks to Stuart for being so welcoming!







Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Reaver raise £1500 for the Wingate Centre!

Our thanks go to everyone at Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver for their support of the Wingate Centre. Their recent charity golf day raised an impressive £1500 on our behalf. Thanks to all the players and everyone who supported them and an extra-special thanks to their President Terry and his wife Judy for making me feel so very welcome at their celebration dinner!





Co-op Stapeley donate over £1200 to the Wingate Centre on their Local Causes celebration Day

Thanks so much to colleagues and shoppers at Co-op Stapeley who presented our Chairman Geoff Parsons with a fabulous donation at their community day recently. This significant sum of money will really help us to brighten the lives of our very special visitors. Co-op customers have raised, just by doing their normal shopping and scanning their Member’s card, a huge sum for each of the following three charities;

£1198.18 for 7th SWC Millfields Beavers and Cubs
£1283.02 for Nantwich Museum
£1299.55 for The Wingate Centre

Thanks to everyone involved!


Chris Pywell climbs Kilimanjaro, raising over £2,300 for four local charities and community groups – including the Wingate Centre!

This September, Chris Pywell and a team of 14 brave adventurers set out to climb Kilimanjaro in aid of four vital north-west charities and community groups – of which the Wingate Centre was one! The team have set a target between them to raise a staggering £30k to be split between the charities and Chris himself has, so far, raised £2.3k! Any help to push the team towards their target of £30k will be greatly appreciated…

The Nutickets site contains an exciting day-to-day recap of the trip as well as where to go to show support for the phenomenal causes.