Category: Charity

Chester Business Club Charity Funding

Chester Business Club charity funding is available for registered charities to assist with new projects, building maintenance and services. Funding will not be granted for day to day running costs. Local and National registered charities may apply for a Charity Funding grant of up to £1,500.00. Applications must demonstrate a positive impact in the Chester…
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Charity Ball Charities Receive Their Cheques

The Club’s Ball – held in October at Chester Racecourse – raised £37,000 and cheques were recently presented to the nominated charities at a drinks-and-canapés’ reception at Rowton Hall Hotel. The two main recipients, the Brainwave Children’s Charity and the Neuro Therapy Centre, each received £16,000, with balance going to the CBC Charity Purse to…
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CBC members attend Christmas Reception at the Bishop’s House Chester

Despite a bitterly cold night, a large number of CBC members and guests gathered at Bishop’s House Chester for the Club’s Christmas Reception, hosted by the Right Revd Mark and Mrs Lindsay Tanner. Entertainment came in the form of Cathedral choristers performing yuletide carols. During the evening, CBC vice-chairman Jan Chillery presented a Club cheque…
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The Cheshire & Warrington Cost of Living Crisis Appeal

Communities in Cheshire and Warrington are at breaking point. The voluntary organisations we fund are telling us that vulnerable residents are really frightened, with tens of thousands of families facing a winter without heat and food. • Estimates suggest deaths due to cold homes will be 20% higher this year • Demand for emergency food…
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Would you be willing to donate £2 to help launch Chester’s first Active Travel Festival?

A team of colleagues from Active Cheshire, Chester Cycling Campaign, Chester Resident Associations  Group, Chester Sustainability Forum, the University of Chester, and Living Streets are working with  Cheshire West and Chester Council to deliver Chester’s first Active Travel Festival on Sunday  18th June 2023.  By Active Travel we mean Cycling, Walking, or Wheeling (scooters, wheelchairs,…
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Chester Women’s Aid – Domestic Abuse Awareness for Employers training opportunity for Chester SMEs

Chester Business Club has been pleased to support the Chester Women’s Aid (CWA), a small, volunteer run charity carrying out essential work. CWA has an ambition to make Chester an Abuse-Free City. We are helping them to spread the word about their Domestic Abuse Awareness for Employers training. They have fully funded places available for SMEs in Chester/Cheshire,…
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AGM event honours CBC 2022 nominated charities

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Chester (Cllr and Mrs John Leather) were guests of honour at the CBC AGM/Charity Cheque Dinner held at the Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant. The AGM saw Lynne Wood (co-Director, Direct Line Communications Ltd) and Ray Basford (MD, Addhire Ltd) elected to fill the two vacancies on the Club’s…
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Team Handelsbanken win Charity Golf Day 2022

Chester Business Club held their Annual Charity Golf Day at Eaton Golf Club on Thursday 19th May. In a keenly contested event, held in glorious sunshine, David Barker’s Handelsbanken Team emerged as winners of both the Stableford and Putting Competitions. Phil Davies, Captain, Eaton Golf Club and his nominated Charity, Clywd Special Riding School, were…
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Don’t Forget to book for Countess Hospital’s Laughter Lunch

The Countess Charity are hosting a Ladie’s Laughter Lunch in aid of their Blue Skies Balcony Appeal. The event will take place at The Chester Grosvenor on Saturday 14th May 2022. Tickets – £45pp Included: Fizz on arrival 2 course lunch Followed by an afternoon of laughter with comedian Nina Gilligan To reserve your table…
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The 2022 Chester Charity Walk

This year’s CBC Chester Charity Walk will take place on Sunday 18th September. Get together a team of walkers and take part! All CBC Members & Supporters – and their families, colleagues, friends and their pets are invited to a fun occasion to raise funds for favourite local charities! The walk will start at 11.00am…
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