Category: Charity


CONGRATULATIONS to two Club colleagues who successfully completed the 2019 London Marathon. Club Treasurer Alex Makinson (UHY Hacker Young Chartered Accountants) and Club Honorary Solicitor Robin Gill (Hillyer McKeown Solicitors) completed the 26.2 mile course, in the process raising much needed funds for the Dreams Come True charity (see: And it’s not too late to…
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Sell Out Ladies Lunch Raises £3000 for Charity

There was a sell-out attendance at the Club’s Valentine Day Ladies Lunch held at the Abode Hotel Chester. Organised by Club Vice-Chairman Julie Swinnerton the event raised £3000 for local charitable causes. For further images from the event – please see below…

Charity Walk on Course to Raise £15,000 for Charity

Chester Business Club’s annual Charity Walk saw over 200 people – and 28 dogs – step out to raise funds for local Chester charities. Starting from Chester University’s Riverside Campus, the six-mile course took walkers up the Duke’s Drive, through Eccleston Village, along the Meadows and back to the university campus. This annual event –…
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Caribbean Dreams Event Great Success

CBC’s ‘Carribbean Dreams’Event was a great success – the fun evening at Boughton Hall CC raises funds for Charity. Club Members & Guests raised funds for B.I.R.D (Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Development), Boughton Hall CC Youth Cricket and Benison Kids Cookery School.

Another Successful AGM for Chester Business Club

Celebrating £15000 donations to local charities and welcoming new Council Members The Club’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Charity Cheque Dinner took place at Chester’s Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant and culminated with £15000 being donated to local charities. The Lord Mayor (Cllr Alex Black) and the Lady Mayoress (Janet Black) were in attendance, along with…
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Club Dinner Raises £2,000 For RNIB

Former Cabinet Minister Lord Blunkett was the principal guest and speaker at the Club Dinner on 15th March. Blind since birth, and coming from a poor family in one of Sheffield’s most deprived districts, David Blunkett rose to become, successively, Education & Employment Secretary, Home Secretary and Work & Pensions Secretary in Tony Blair’s Cabinet…
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Ladies Lunch Raises £3,000 For Charity

There was a sell-out attendance at the Abode Hotel for CBC’s Ladies Luncheon. Organised by CBC Vice-Chairman Julie Swinnerton, the event – with its ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ theme – raised £3000 for the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Breast Scanner Appeal. – Photographs courtesy of Samantha James of Madeline Images

Club Lunch Raises £600 For Combat Stress

The Club’s first ‘speaker’ event of 2018 featured Jay Allen as guest of honour and speaker. Jay served in the British Army for over 12 years as an Advanced Trauma Medic, until a series of incidents saw him eventually discharged in 2004. However rather than use this as an excuse to ‘give up’ he has…
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President’s Dinner Raises £2,000 For Alzheimer’s Society

Sir Malcolm Walker, founder/chairman of Iceland Frozen Foods was guest of honour and speaker at the Club’s 2017 President’s Dinner, which attracted a sell-out audience at The Queen Hotel Chester. Because the event was conducted under Chatham House Rules we cannot give a precise report on what Sir Malcolm said but his inspirational speech, which…
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Walkers on Course to Raise £20,000 for Local Charities

Over 250 Chester Business Club members, families and colleagues – as well as more than 35 dogs of various shapes and sizes – took part in the Club’s annual Chester Charity Walk. Early estimates indicate that they are on course to raise in excess of £20,000. In addition to the Club’s 2017 nominated charities –…
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