Nominated charity 1
NeuroMuscular Centre is a charity based in Winsford, Cheshire, providing essential services and specialist advice for people and families affected by neuromuscular conditions, like muscular dystrophy, across Cheshire, the UK, and beyond.
We provide services that the NHS does not, including regular physiotherapy, training and development courses, young person support, specialist advice, and our Connect Up social programmes, all of which support the physical and mental health of our community.
Many of our staff have a neuromuscular condition, and we’re proud to enable people to lead fulfilling and productive lives.
We rely totally on the kindness of people like yourselves to continue our work, the cost of which is over £1.2 million a year.
We are also home to NMC Design+Print, a bustling social enterprise offering creative graphic design and a range of professional printing services, all with an added serving of social value.
We are thrilled to be involved with Mid Cheshire Scooter Rally for 2024!
Nominated charity 2
The Cheshire Penguins
The Cheshire Penguins. is a swimming club for people of all ages with learning disabilities. Teaching people of all ages to a level that could include Special Olympics, National Competitions to worldwide events including the Paralympics.
A teenager is celebrating after swimming her way to glory.
Hannah, 17, a member of the Cheshire Penguins swimming club for people with learning disabilities, represented England in the competition held in Southampton.
Her proud mum Jutta said: “She is going from strength to strength and I am very, very proud of her and very pleased with her achievements.
“She is winning so many awards for her swimming I will have to get a big trophy cabinet for her now.
“She is now training to represent Great Britain.”